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ITsVISTA KB-Link: KB979614

Description of a reliability update for the TCP Chimney Offload feature in Windows Server 2008 and in Windows Vista

You have a computer that is running Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista. When you perform one of the following operations, the computer restarts and then displays various Stop error codes:

  • You enable or disable the TCP Chimney Offload feature.
  • You change the network adapter settings.
  • You upgrade the network adapter drivers.
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 KB979614.

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