Bug Check 0x93: INVALID_KERNEL_HANDLE

The INVALID_KERNEL_HANDLE bug check has a value of 0x00000093. This bug check indicates that an invalid or protected handle was passed to NtClose.

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INVALID_KERNEL_HANDLE Parameters

The following parameters appear on the blue screen.

ParameterDescription

1

The handle that is passed to NtClose

2

0: The caller tried to close a protected handle

1: The caller tried to close an invalid handle

3

Reserved

4

Reserved

 

Cause

The INVALID_KERNEL_HANDLE bug check indicates that some kernel code (for example, a server, redirector, or another driver) tried to close an invalid handle or a protected handle.

 

 

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