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Bug Check 0xB8: ATTEMPTED_SWITCH_FROM_DPC

The ATTEMPTED_SWITCH_FROM_DPC bug check has a value of 0x000000B8. This indicates that an illegal operation was attempted by a delayed procedure call (DPC) routine.

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.

ATTEMPTED_SWITCH_FROM_DPC Parameters

The following parameters are displayed on the blue screen.

ParameterDescription

1

The original thread causing the failure

2

The new thread

3

The stack address of the original thread

4

Reserved

 

Cause

A wait operation, attach process, or yield was attempted from a DPC routine. This is an illegal operation.

Resolution

The stack trace will lead to the code in the original DPC routine that caused the error.

 

 

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