STATUS_CANT_WAIT Returned from an NTCreateFile Call

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SYMPTOMS
A Dr. Watson log or an application may report an error message referencingERROR_NO_MID.
CAUSE
STATUS_CANT_WAIT is being occasionally returned from an NTCreateFile callwhen the user opens a volume handle and the system is under load. Thisstatus should never be returned outside of the Windows NT file system.
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: 190791 - Last Review: 10/09/2013 20:05:43 - Revision: 2.1

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

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