Stop error after you upgrade from Windows Vista Service Pack 1 to Windows Vista Service Pack 2 or from Windows Server 2008 to Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2: “Stop 0x000000FE BUGCODE_USB_DRIVER”
After you upgrade from Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) to Windows Vista SP2 or from Windows Server 2008 to Windows Server 2008 SP2, your computer crashes frequently and you receive the following stop error message:
Stop 0x000000FE (parameter1, parameter2, parameter3, parameter4)
This problem usually occurs on computers that have NVIDIA chipsets. Additionally, this problem may occur when you perform very basic operations, such as plugging in a USB keyboard.
For more information on this issue, including potential causes, workarounds, and resolutions, see: Microsoft KB Article KB973208.