Applications Using Beep API on Multiprocessor Systems May Crash

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Symptoms
When an application uses the Beep API on a multiprocessor system, WindowsNT crashes after a couple of minutes. This problem does not occur on asingle-processor system. When this occurs, you receive the following stop codes on a blue screen:
0x00000044 (0x8066df68, 0x00000000, 0x00000000, 0x00000000)
NOTE: The first parameter may vary slightly.
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.
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Article ID: 187518 - Last Review: 11/02/2013 17:11:00 - Revision: 3.0

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