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Bug Check 0xE4: WORKER_INVALID

The WORKER_INVALID bug check has a value of 0x000000E4. This indicates that memory that should not contain an executive worker item does contain such an item, or that a currently active worker item was queued.

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

WORKER_INVALID Parameters

The following parameters are displayed on the blue screen. Parameter 1 indicates the code position.

Parameter 1Parameter 2Parameter 3Parameter 4Cause of Error

0x0

Address of worker item

Start of pool block

End of pool block

An active worker item was freed.

0x1

Address of worker item

Queue number

0

An active worker item was queued.

0x2

Address of worker item

Address of I/O worker routine

0

A queued I/O worker item was freed.

0x3

Address of worker item

Address of invalid object

0

An attempt was made to initialize an I/O worker item with an invalid object.

 

Cause

This is usually caused by a driver freeing memory which still contains an executive worker item.

 

 

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