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Bug Check 0x9A: SYSTEM_LICENSE_VIOLATION

The SYSTEM_LICENSE_VIOLATION bug check has a value of 0x0000009A. This bug check indicates that the software license agreement has been violated.

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SYSTEM_LICENSE_VIOLATION Parameters

The following parameters appear on the blue screen. Parameter 1 indicates the type of violation. The meaning of the other parameters depends on the value of Parameter 1.

Parameter 1Parameter 2Parameter 3Parameter 4Cause

0x00

0: The product should be WinNT

1: The product should be LanmanNT or ServerNT

A partial serial number

The first two characters of the product type from the product options

Offline product type changes have been attempted.

0x01

The registered evaluation time from source 1

A partial serial number

The registered evaluation time from an alternate source

Offline changes to the Microsoft Windows evaluation unit time period have been attempted.

0x02

The status code that is associated with the open failure

0

0

The setup key could not be opened.

0x03

The status code that is associated with the key lookup failure

0

0

The SetupType or SetupInProgress value from the setup key is missing, so setup mode could not be detected.

0x04

The status code that is associated with the key lookup failure

0

0

The SystemPrefix value from the setup key is missing.

0x05

(See the setup code)

An invalid value was found in licensed processors

The officially licensed number of processors

Offline changes to the number of licensed processors have been attempted.

0x06

The status code that is associated with the open failure

0

0

The ProductOptions key could not be opened.

0x07

The status code that is associated with the read failure

0

0

The ProductType value could not be read.

0x08

The status code that is associated with the Change Notify failure

0

0

Change Notify on ProductOptions failed.

0x09

The status code that is associated with the Change Notify failure

0

0

Change Notify on SystemPrefix failed.

0x0A

0

0

0

An NTW system was converted to an NTS system.

0x0B

The status code that is associated with the change failure

0

0

The reference of the setup key failed.

0x0C

The status code that is associated with the change failure

0

0

The reference of the product options key failed.

0x0D

The status code that is associated with the failure

0

0

The attempt to open ProductOptions in the worker thread failed.

0x0F

The status code that is associated with the failure

0

0

The attempt to open the setup key failed.

0x10

The status code that is associated with the failure

0: set value failed

1: Change Notify failed

0

A failure occurred in the setup key worker thread.

0x11

The status code that is associated with the failure

0: set value failed

1: Change Notify failed

0

A failure occurred in the product options key worker thread.

0x12

The status code that is associated with the failure

0

0

Unable to open the LicenseInfoSuites key for the suite.

0x13

The status code that is associated with the failure

0

0

Unable to query the LicenseInfoSuites key for the suite.

0x14

The size of the memory allocation

0

0

Unable to allocate memory.

0x15

The status code that is associated with the failure

Reserved

0

Unable to reset the ConcurrentLimit value for the suite key.

0x16

The status code that is associated with the failure

0

0

Unable to open the license key for a suite product.

0x17

The status code that is associated with the failure

0

0

Unable to reset the ConcurrentLimit value for a suite product.

0x18

The status code that is associated with the open failure

Reserved

0

Unable to start the Change Notify for the LicenseInfoSuites.

0x19

0

0

0

A suite is running on a system that must be PDC.

0x1A

The status code that is associated with the failure

0

0

A failure occurred when enumerating the suites.

0x1B

0

0

0

Changes to the policy cache were attempted.

 

Cause

The Microsoft Windows operating system detects a violation of the software license agreement.

A user might have tried to change the product type of an offline system or change the trial period of an evaluation unit of Windows. For more information about the specific violation, see the parameter list.

 

 

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