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Microsoft KB Archive/250118

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General Protection Fault When You Install YAMAHA DS-XG PCI or ESS-1869 Sound Card Device Driver

Article ID: 250118

Article Last Modified on 1/27/2007


  • Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition

This article was previously published under Q250118

If this article does not describe your hardware-related issue, please see the following Microsoft Web site to view more articles about hardware:


When you install the vendor-supplied device driver for a YAMAHA DS-XG PCI or a ESS-1869 sound card in a Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition (Me)-based computer, you may receive the following error message:

Cmdninst has caused a general protection fault in module User.exe


To resolve this issue, contact the vendor for updated drivers for your device.

For information about how to contact Yamaha or ESS Technology, click the appropriate article number in the following list to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

65416 Hardware and Software Third-Party Vendor Contact List, A-K

60781 Hardware and Software Third-Party Vendor Contact List, L-P

60782 Hardware and Software Third-Party Vendor Contact List, Q-Z


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

Additional query words: HWSNDEM

Keywords: kbgpf kbprb KB250118