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An invalid resource owner pointer was...

STOP: 0x00000132

 
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A driver was using a kernel function and the resource owner pointer provided is invalid. This is a pointer to an allocated system address where the two low-order bits must be set. It may be caused by a bug in a device driver.

This is a fatal Windows error, typically called a Stop message, Bug Check, or more commonly the Blue Screen of Death (BSoD). The system is in a forced reboot state. Any unsaved work is likely lost.

 
   
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A problem has been detected and Windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer.

An invalid resource owner pointer was supplied.

Technical Information:

*** STOP: 0x00000132

Beginning dump of physical memory
Physical memory dump complete.

Contact your system administrator or technical support group for further
assistance.

 
 
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  An invalid resource owner pointer was supplied. 

Stop Code
  0x00000132 

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  7, 8

Vendor
  Microsoft Corporation
 
   
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Check if you are using the latest hardware drivers, especially the chipset and video drivers. Older drivers are a common contributor to BSoD issues.

You can use a product like Driver Genius or Radar Sync to verify you have the latest drivers and help keep all your drivers up-to-date. If you're comfortable with driver installations, you can individually find and install current drivers.

A some of the most popular driver download sites:

 
   
 
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Install the latest Windows software updates. Don't forget to check for non-critical updates too!

To manually get updates, open Internet Explorer (you can't use a non-Microsoft browser for updates).

For IE 8 and later: Click on Safety, then Windows Update. Follow the instructions.


 

For IE 7 and older: Click on Tools, then Windows Update. Follow the instructions.


 
   
 
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Also see our list of common Fatal Error Solutions.

 
 
 
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