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"Stop error code 0x000000CE" occurs, and Svr.sys is mentioned in the Crashdump file when computer shuts down

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When a Windows 2000-based computer shuts down, it may generate a bugcheck with the following Stop message:
STOP 0x000000CE
The crashdump file may show Srv.sys as the source of the problem.
The Srv.sys driver can leave work items in the queue even after it unloads itself from memory. When the kernel tries to process the work items, the driver is not available, so Windows generates a bugcheck.

Service Pack Information

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Windows 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
260910 How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack

Hotfix Information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, submit a request to Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site: Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language. The English version of this fix has the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in coordinated universal time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
   Date         Time   Version        Size     File name   --------------------------------------------------------   18-Dec-2002  10:10  5.0.2195.6154  250,640  Localspl.dll   18-Dec-2002  10:10  5.0.2195.6023  381,712  Printui.dll   18-Dec-2002  10:10  5.0.2195.6047   79,632  Spoolss.dll   18-Dec-2002  10:08  5.0.2195.6160  237,712  Srv.sys   18-Dec-2002  10:10  5.0.2195.6110   74,000  Srvsvc.dll   18-Dec-2002  10:10  5.0.2195.6044   84,752  Win32spl.dll   18-Dec-2002  10:10  5.0.2195.6032  114,448  Winspool.drv   18-Dec-2002  10:10  5.0.2195.6112   55,056  Wlnotify.dll				

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 Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4.
For additional information about how to obtain a hotfix for Windows 2000 Datacenter Server, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
265173 The Datacenter Program and Windows 2000 Datacenter Server Product

Article ID: 810022 - Last Review: 12/08/2015 01:38:36 - Revision: 2.0

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