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Bug Check 0xD6: DRIVER_PAGE_FAULT_BEYOND_END_OF_ALLOCATION

The DRIVER_PAGE_FAULT_BEYOND_END_OF_ALLOCATION bug check has a value of 0x000000D6. This indicates the driver accessed memory beyond the end of its pool allocation.

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.

DRIVER_PAGE_FAULT_BEYOND_END_OF_ALLOCATION 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 allocated n bytes of memory and then referenced more than n bytes. The Driver Verifier Special Pool option detected this violation.

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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