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ITsVISTA KB-Link: KB959520

Stop error when you execute some common Plug and Play functions on a Windows Vista-based or a Windows Server 2008-based computer: “STOP 0x000000D1″ or “STOP 0x000000FE”

On a Windows Vista-based or a Windows Server 2008-based computer, you use the Driver Verifier Manager (verifier.exe) tool to verify the USBSer.sys driver. When you execute some common Plug and Play (PnP) functions, such as the following functions, the operating system crashes:

  • The remove function
  • The surprise remove function
  • The rebalance function

Additionally, you receive one of the following Stop error messages:

STOP 0x000000D1 (parameter1, parameter2, parameter3, parameter4)
DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL

STOP 0x000000FE (parameter1, parameter2, parameter3, parameter4)
BUGCODE_USB_DRIVER

There is a download that resolves this issue. See Hotfixes for details.
32-bit Download: Contact Microsoft
64-Bit Download: Contact Microsoft

For more information on this issue, including potential causes, workarounds, and resolutions, see: Microsoft KB Article KB959520.

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