Stop 0x000000D5 Error While Adding IP Addresses to NIC by Using AddIPAddress() Function

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If you use the AddIPAddress() function to add a large number of Internet Protocol (IP) addresses to a network interface card (NIC), and the NIC is disabled at the same time, a Stop 0x000000D5 error may occur in Tcpip.sys.
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.
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
The AddIPAddress() function is part of the Internet Protocol Helper API. Additional application programming interface (API) information is available at

Article ID: 289726 - Last Review: 10/23/2013 16:34:05 - Revision: 3.2

Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 1, Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server, Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 1

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