Serial Bus Protocol 2 (SBP-2) devices include IEEE 1394 devices. Common devices that connect to IEEE 1394 ports include digital camcorders and Apple iPods.
In this case, several problems arose for some Windows XP SP2 users after connecting an SBP-2 device to the computer, including:
The fix, recommended only for users who experience the problem, is available here.
More detail on the problem is available in Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 904412.
"This hotfix may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next Windows XP service pack that contains this hotfix," the KB article stated.
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