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Stop 0x00000040 in NetBT Protocol

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SYMPTOMS
When you transmit a file using the NetBT (NetBIOS over TCPIP) protocol, thefollowing STOP error message may be displayed:

Stop 0x00000040 TARGET_MDL_TOO_SMALL
CAUSE
Under certain conditions, the NetBT driver fails to check the buffer sizeand can cause a crash if another driver provides a buffer that is toosmall.
RESOLUTION
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 theMicrosoft Knowledge Base:
152734 How to Obtain the Latest Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack

STATUS
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.
Properties

Article ID: 187302 - Last Review: 12/05/2015 08:46:02 - Revision: 2.1

  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Developer Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition
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