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Windows XP stops responding and you receive a stop error message after you install Windows XP Service Pack 2

After you install Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) on a Windows XP-based computer, Windows XP stops responding and you receive a stop error message.

You may receive the following error codes when system resources are low:
  • Error code 1450 (ERROR_NO_SYSTEM_RESOURCES)

    Note Error code 1450 corresponds to the following error message:
    Insufficient system resources exist to complete the requested service.
  • Error code 1816 (ERROR_NOT_ENOUGH_QUOTA)

    Note Error code 1816 corresponds to the following error message:
    Not enough quota is available to process this command.
This problem may occur after you install Windows XP SP2. A non-paged pool memory leak in MDL tag can occur when you run some programs.

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. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

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, contact 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.


Windows XP Service Pack 2

Restart requirement

You must restart your computer after you install this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.

File information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) 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   --------------------------------------------------------------   15-Nov-2004  17:11  5.1.2600.2562     574,592  Ntfs.sys
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
Non Paged Pool usage, memory leak Content Maintenance 29255 Windows SE 141228

Article ID: 888413 - Last Review: 06/20/2014 09:27:00 - Revision: 4.0

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