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Bug Check 0xCC: PAGE_FAULT_IN_FREED_SPECIAL_POOL

The PAGE_FAULT_IN_FREED_SPECIAL_POOL bug check has a value of 0x000000CC. This indicates that the system has referenced memory which was earlier freed.

Important Info If You Have Received a STOP Code

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If you received a blue screen error, or stop code, the computer has shut down abruptly to protect itself from data loss.

For information about how to recover from this error, see Resolving Blue Screen errors in Windows.

PAGE_FAULT_IN_FREED_SPECIAL_POOL Parameters

The following parameters are displayed on the blue screen.

ParameterDescription

1

Memory address referenced

2

0: Read

1: Write

3

Address that referenced memory (if known)

4

Reserved

 

If the driver responsible for the error can be identified, its name is printed on the blue screen and stored in memory at the location (PUNICODE_STRING) KiBugCheckDriver.

Cause

The Driver Verifier Special Pool option has caught the system accessing memory which was earlier freed. This usually indicates a system-driver synchronization problem.

For information about the special pool, consult the Driver Verifier section of the Windows Driver Kit.

Remarks

This cannot be protected by a try - except handler -- it can only be protected by a probe.

 

 

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