The computer restarts unexpectedly, or you receive an error message in Windows XP: "Stop: 0x000000D1"

Support for Windows XP has ended

Microsoft ended support for Windows XP on April 8, 2014. This change has affected your software updates and security options. Learn what this means for you and how to stay protected.

This article has been archived. It is offered "as is" and will no longer be updated.
On a computer that is running Microsoft Windows XP, you may experience any of the following symptoms:
  • Your computer restarts unexpectedly.
  • After you log on, you receive the following error message:
    Microsoft Windows
    The system has recovered from a serious error.
    A log of this error has been created.
    Please tell Microsoft about this problem.
    We have created an error report that you can send to help us improve Microsoft Windows. We will treat this report as confidential and anonymous.
    To see what data this error report contains, click here.
    If you click the link at the bottom of the message box, you see error signature information that resembles the following:
    BCCode : 000000D1 BCP1 : DBDBDBF9 BCP2 : 00000002 BCP3 :00000000 BCP4 : ED3A6DF2 OSVer : 5_1_2600 SP : 2_0 Product : 256_1
  • You receive the following Stop error message:
    A problem has been detected and Windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer...
    Technical information:

    *** STOP: 0x000000D1 (0xDBDBDBF9, 0x00000002, 0x00000000, 0xED3A6DF2
  • An entry that resembles the following appears in the System log:

    Date: date
    Source: System
    ErrorTime: time
    Category: (102)
    Type: Error
    Event ID: 1003
    User: N/A
    Computer: ComputerName
    Description:Error code 000000D1, parameter1 DBDBDBF9, parameter2 00000002, parameter300000000, parameter4 ED3A6DF2. For more information, see Help and Support Center at 53 79 73 74 65 6d 20 45 System E0008: 72 72 6f 72 20 20 45 72 rror Er0010: 72 6f 72 20 63 6f 64 65 ror code0018: 20 30 30 30 30 30 30 35 00000MN0020: 30 20 20 50 61 72 61 6d 0 Param0028: 65 74 65 72 73 20 66 66 eters ff0030: 66 66 66 66 64 31 2c

Note The symptoms of a Stop error vary according to your computer's system failure options. Additionally, the four parameters may vary according to the computer's configuration. These parameters appear in the error signature information and within the parentheses of the Stop error message.

For more information about how to configure system failure options, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
307973 How to configure system failure and recovery options in Windows
This problem may occur if the TCP/IP stack tries to access a buffer that the stack did not initialize. This action corrupts the pool header. Therefore, the computer stops unexpectedly. This problem may occur if the network uses Internet Protocol security (IPsec).

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.


To apply this hotfix, you must have Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) installed. For more information about how to obtain Windows XP Service Pack 2, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322389 How to obtain the latest Windows XP service pack

Restart requirement

You must restart the computer after you apply 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 item in Control Panel.
Windows XP, 32-bit (x86-based) versions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For more information about the terms that are used to describe software updates, 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
bugcheck bug check crash kernel bluescreen blue screen 0x000000D1 tcpip

Article ID: 925922 - Last Review: 12/09/2015 07:27:02 - Revision: 3.0

Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 Update Rollup 2, Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition

  • kbnosurvey kbarchive kbautohotfix kbbug kberrmsg kbBluescreen kbwinxppresp3fix kbfix kbHotfixServer kbqfe KB925922