Microsoft KB Archive/930261

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Article ID: 930261

Article Last Modified on 3/29/2007



APPLIES TO

  • Windows Vista Home Basic
  • Windows Vista Home Premium
  • Windows Vista Ultimate
  • Windows Vista Business
  • Windows Vista Enterprise
  • Windows Vista Starter
  • Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit edition
  • Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit edition
  • Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit edition
  • Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit edition



SYMPTOMS

When you start a computer that is running Windows Vista, you randomly receive a "Stop 0000000xA" error message that resembles the following:

STOP 0x0000000A IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL
Storport.sys

You experience this problem if the following conditions are true:

  • The computer has an NVIDIA chipset.
  • The computer has four gigabytes (GB) or more of RAM.


RESOLUTION

To resolve this problem, install update 929777.

Update information

The following files are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

[GRAPHIC: Download]Download the 32-bit Windows Vista package now.

[GRAPHIC: Download]Download the 64-bit Windows Vista package now.

For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services


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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.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information about update 929777, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

929777 Error message when you try to install Windows Vista on a computer that uses more than 3 GB of RAM: "STOP 0x0000000A"


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


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

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