Hotfix for 'stop error messages' in Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 with large SATA hard disk

As Windows 7 deployment is increasing, so the issues too, are now croping, which could not came to light, even with an 8 million strong Beta testing pool. In the latest, is “You’ve a computer running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2. The computer has a Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA) hard disk, with […]

As Windows 7 deployment is increasing, so the issues too, are now croping, which could not came to light, even with an 8 million strong Beta testing pool. In the latest, is “You’ve a computer running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2. The computer has a Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA) hard disk, with large size, for example, 1 terabyte (TB). You put computer into Sleep state or into the Hibernate state. You try to resume the computer. In this scenario, you receive one of the following Stop error messages: STOP 0x0000007A | STOP 0x00000077 | STOP 0x000000F4”. “When you resume a computer, the SATA hard disk drivers require the SATA hard disks to be ready within 10 seconds. However, a large SATA hard disk may take longer than 10 seconds to be ready. In this situation, the resume operation times out. A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft,” writes Microsoft in KB977178.