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After you apply hotfix 951126 on a computer that is running Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, or Windows Server 2008, the computer may stop responding when you try to resume from standby again

Consider the following scenario:

  • You are running Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, or Windows Server 2008 on a computer that has a multi-core processor installed.
  • You put the computer to standby, and then you resume the computer.
  • You put the computer to standby again, and then you try to resume the computer.

In this scenario, the computer stops responding (hangs), and the monitor never turns on again.

This problem occurs after you apply hotfix 951126 on the computer. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

951126 A multiprocessor computer that is running a Microsoft Windows operating system stops responding on a black screen after you resume the computer from hibernation

There is a download that resolves this issue. See Hotfixes for details.

For more information on this issue, including potential causes, workarounds, and resolutions, see: Microsoft KB Article KB954429.

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