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Error Message: STOP 0x00000050 0xe2000000 0x00000000 0x00000000 0x00000002

This article was previously published under Q266762
SYMPTOMS
You may receive the following error message on a blue screen:
STOP (0x00000050 0xe2000000 0x00000000 0x00000000 0x00000002)
CAUSE
This problem occurs only if the expression parser in the kernel reads past the end of its buffer. The "Stop" error message that you receive matches the error message listed above exactly. This is a rare occurrence.
RESOLUTION
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in theMicrosoft Knowledge Base:
260910 How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack

Windows NT 4.0

A supported fix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the problem that is described in this article. Apply it only to computers that are experiencing this specific problem.

To resolve this problem, contact Microsoft Product Support Services to obtain the fix. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services phone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:NOTE: In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.

The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
   Date      Time     Size           File name     Platform   --------------------------------------------------------   7/12/2000 6:10 PM  955,200 bytes  Ntkrnlmp.exe  Intel   7/12/2000 6:09 PM  934,720 bytes  Ntoskrnl.exe  Intel				

Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition

A supported fix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the problem that is described in this article. Apply it only to computers that are experiencing this specific problem.

To resolve this problem, contact Microsoft Product Support Services to obtain the fix. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services phone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:NOTE: In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.

The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
   Date      Time      Size             File name     Platform   -----------------------------------------------------------   07/27/2000 4:12 PM  1,002,048 bytes  Ntkrnlmp.exe  Intel   07/27/2000 4:11 PM    980,864 bytes  Ntoskrnl.exe  Intel				

STATUS
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Windows 2000 Service Pack 2.
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Article ID: 266762 - Last Review: 01/27/2007 18:10:00 - Revision: 2.5

  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Developer Edition
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