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The operating system stops responding when you run Windows Server 2003 SP1 in a VMware environment


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Symptoms

When you run Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 (SP1) in a VMware environment, the operating system stops responding. Or, you may receive a "STOP 0x00000024" error message.

Note You may receive the STOP 0x24 error on a computer that is not running VMware.

This problem occurs when you mount a volume. For example, this problem occurs when you mount a volume snapshot.

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Cause

This problem occurs because of a race condition between the file system driver and the filter manager.

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Resolution

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

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.

Prerequisites

To apply this hotfix, you must have Windows Server 2003 SP1 installed.

Note Windows Server 2003 SP1 is included in x64-based versions of Windows Server 2003.

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 Server 2003, x64-based versions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformSP requirementService branch
Ntkrnlmp.exe5.2.3790.27154,625,92002-Jun-200604:58x64SP1SP1QFE
Ntoskrnl.exe5.2.3790.27154,481,53602-Jun-200604:58x64SP1SP1QFE
Note The file information for x64-based versions of Windows Server 2003 also applies to x64-based versions of Windows Server 2003 R2.
Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 1, 32-bit versions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformSP requirementService branch
Ntkrnlmp.exe5.2.3790.27152,457,60002-Jun-200601:20Not ApplicableSP1SP1QFE
Ntkrnlpa.exe5.2.3790.27152,270,20802-Jun-200600:56x86SP1SP1QFE
Ntkrpamp.exe5.2.3790.27152,310,14402-Jun-200600:56Not ApplicableSP1SP1QFE
Ntoskrnl.exe5.2.3790.27152,418,68802-Jun-200601:20x86SP1SP1QFE
Note The file information for 32-bit versions of Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 1 also applies to 32-bit versions of Windows Server 2003 R2.
Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 1, Itanium-based versions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Ntkrnlmp.exe5.2.3790.27156,501,88802-Jun-200605:13IA-64

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Status

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section. This problem was first corrected in Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2.

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More information

The third-party products that this article discusses are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding the performance or reliability of these products.

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Keywords: kbautohotfix, kbwinserv2003sp2fix, kbprb, kbhotfixserver, kbqfe, KB910048

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Article Info
Article ID : 910048
Revision : 10
Created on : 10/11/2007
Published on : 10/11/2007
Exists online : False
Views : 249