Intermediate Network Driver Causes STOP 0x0000001E on MP Computer

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After you install an intermediate network driver, such as the DynamicAccesssoftware Intermediate driver from 3COM Corporation, the Windows NT computermay display a blue screen error message in Tcpip.sys with a STOP0x0000001E. The second dword of the stop code will be 0xC00000005. This hasonly been observed on multiprocessor computers. An intermediate driver is anetwork driver that is layered between a transport driver and a miniportdriver to provide added functionality.
The Tcpip.sys driver does not properly initialize on multiprocessorcomputers.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows NT 4.0 or the individual software update. For information on obtaining the latest service pack, please go to:
For information on obtaining the individual software update, contact Microsoft Product Support Services. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services phone numbers and information on support costs, please go to the following address on the World Wide Web:
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in Windows NT version 4.0. This problem was first corrected in Windows NT version 4.0 Service Pack 5.

Article ID: 195725 - Last Review: 11/02/2013 18:30:00 - Revision: 3.0

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

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