I get a STOP 0x00000078 error.

A. A. This can be caused by a bug in Windows NT where the error is produced if the NonPagedPoolSize is greater than 7/8 of your physical memory. To correct this perform the following:

  1. Start the Registry Editor (regedit.exe)
  2. Move to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\Memory Management
  3. Double click on NonPagedPoolSize
  4. Change this to less than 7/8's of your physical memory (or set to 0 to let NT dynamically set it). Click OK
  5. Close the registry editor
  6. Reboot the computer

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