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Important This article contains information about how to modify the registry. Make sure to back up the registry before you modify it. Make sure that you know how to restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up, restore, and modify the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
256986 Description of the Microsoft Windows registry
After you install the Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Scalable Networking Pack on a Microsoft Windows Server 2003-based computer, you may receive a Stop error message that resembles one of the following:
This problem may occur if the following conditions are true:
The computer is using offload-enabled network adapters.
The same Internet Protocol (IP) address is assigned to multiple network adapters.
Service pack information
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows Server 2003. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
889100 How to obtain the latest service pack for Windows Server 2003
To resolve this problem, install the hotfix that is described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article.
919948 Error message after you install the Windows Server 2003 Scalable Networking Pack and then change the network settings on a Windows Server 2003-based computer: "STOP 0x000000D1"
Warning Serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly by using Registry Editor or by using another method. These problems might require that you reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that these problems can be solved. Modify the registry at your own risk.
To work around this problem, do not set duplicate IP addresses to multiple network adapters. To start the computer in Normal mode so that you can configure the IP addresses for the network adapters, follow the steps in either of the following methods:
Restart the computer in Safe Mode:
Restart the computer.
When you are prompted to select the operating system to start, press F8.
On the Windows Advanced Option menu, use the ARROW keys to select Safe Mode, and then press ENTER.
If you are using a dual-boot computer or a multiple-boot computer, select Microsoft Windows Server 2003 from the list that is displayed, and then press ENTER.
Click Start, click Run, type regedit, and then click OK.
Locate and then click the following registry subkey: