Automatic Reboot Does Not Work with Default Paging File Size

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Symptoms
On a Windows NT-based computer with exactly four gigabytes (GB) of RAM, ifyou select both the Write Debugging Information To and AutomaticallyReboot check boxes on the Startup/Shutdown tab in the System tool inControl Panel, allowing the default paging file size of 2049 megabytes(MB) of RAM causes the automatic reboot feature not to work.
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.
More information
Under these conditions, if you receive an error message on a blue screen,or another serious error condition, Windows NT does not restart thecomputer after a memory dump has been performed.
Properties

Article ID: 195030 - Last Review: 11/02/2013 16:54:00 - Revision: 2.0

  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Developer Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Enterprise Edition
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