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Windows 2000 virtual machine fails with "Stop 0x0000001a" when using more than 4GB of memory (1006563)

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  • After using the PAE switch in a Windows 2000 virtual machine it bluescreens with "Stop 0x0000001a"
  • Moving back to 4GB stabilizes the virtual machine


There is a known Microsoft PAE issue. See Microsoft article 885272 for more details and apply the hotfix:
Note: Link valid on August 19/2008. If you find the link is broken, provide feedback and a VMware employee will update the article.


BSOD PAE "Stop 0x0000001a"

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