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Bug Check 0xEC: SESSION_HAS_VALID_SPECIAL_POOL_ON_EXIT

The SESSION_HAS_VALID_SPECIAL_POOL_ON_EXIT bug check has a value of 0x000000EC. This indicates that a session unload occurred while a session driver still held memory.

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.

SESSION_HAS_VALID_SPECIAL_POOL_ON_EXIT Parameters

The following parameters are displayed on the blue screen.

ParameterDescription

1

The session ID

2

The number of special pool pages that are leaking

3

Reserved

4

Reserved

 

Cause

This error is caused by a session driver not freeing its special pool allocations prior to a session unload. This indicates a bug in win32k.sys, atmfd.dll, rdpdd.dll, or a video driver.

 

 

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