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After an application (such as Microsoft SQL Server) issues asynchronous I/O to the hard disk, HasOverlappedIoCompleted returns TRUE and GetOverlappedResult() returns 0 bytes transferred.
NOTE: After a few microseconds, GetOverlappedResult() returns the correct value.
This problem has primarily been observed on symmetric multiprocessing (SMP) computers, where I/O completion updates fields in the OVERLAPPED structure in the wrong order.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows NT 4.0 or Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/152734/EN-US/ )How to Obtain the Latest Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Windows NT 4.0 and Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition. This problem was first corrected in Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 4.0 and Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition Service Pack 4.
Article ID: 184072 - Last Review: October 26, 2013 - Revision: 2.0