Bug Check 0x162: KERNEL_AUTO_BOOST_INVALID_LOCK_RELEASE

The KERNEL_AUTO_BOOST_INVALID_LOCK_RELEASE bug check has a value of 0x00000162. This indicates that a lock tracked by AutoBoost was released by a thread that did not own the lock.

Important

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KERNEL_AUTO_BOOST_INVALID_LOCK_RELEASE Parameters

Parameter Description
1 The address of the thread
2 The lock address
3 The session ID of the thread
4 Reserved

Cause

This is typically caused when some thread releases a lock on behalf of another thread (which is not legal with AutoBoost tracking enabled) or when some thread tries to release a lock it no longer owns.