BUG: VOLTRACK Is Erroneously Unloaded After 255 Device Additions and Removals

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Symptoms
VOLTRACK is unloaded and may cause Windows to display a blue screen after 255 device additions and removals.
Cause
VOLTRACK keeps a count of the number of devices it is attached to in an internal byte-size variable. This variable is incremented in response to a AEP_CONFIG_DCB command, but is not decremented. After 255 additions and removals, the byte overflows and VOLTRACK is unloaded in response to a AEP_BOOT_COMPLETE command from IOS. This can cause driver memory to be overwritten and can cause system instability.
Status
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a bug in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
Properties

Article ID: 249824 - Last Review: 11/02/2013 16:12:00 - Revision: 2.0

  • Microsoft Windows 95
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