Microsoft patches "blue screen of death" In Windows XP SP2

Friday, 25 February 2005, 8:53 AM EST

It may not be the second Tuesday of the month -- Microsoft's normal day to release security bulletins and patches -- but the Redmonddeveloper has posted a critical fix to Windows XP SP2.

The problem also affects Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005. In some cases, installing third-party anti-virus or firewall software -- Microsoft didn't name makers or package titles -- can bring down the operating system in a Blue Screen of Death with a cryptic error that reads "Stop 0x05 (INVALID_PROCESS_ATTACH_ATTEMPT)."

By Gregg Keizer at TechWeb.

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