Article ID : S1Q0358 / Last Modified : 08/27/2009

Blue screen error "Stop 0x0000003E" appears when you try to install Windows Vista® Service Pack 2 or Windows® Server 2008 Service Pack 2 on a computer with certain multiple processors

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This issue is caused by a problem with the Service Pack update.

Please refer to Microsoft KB article 973879 for details and instructions to correct this issue.