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You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. Put 2k in cd drive... If that doesn`t help. Advanced Search Forum Windows Operating Systems Windows XP [RESOLVED] BSoD : C000021a - Unknown Hard Error If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking have a peek here

Covered by US Patent. Let us know if it worked. [ Book mark this post to find it again] AntiX-15, Win 7 and Win 10 Reply With Quote February 29th, 2008,06:40 AM #12 LimCY View I'd be happy to post winnt.sif, but I've searched all my hard drives and can't find a file with that name. It's a Kingston PC3200 SDRAM so I think it should have a lifetime warranty.

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But using [email protected] as a screen saver - which keeps the machine busy at all times - didn't solve the problem. > Usually, if it is a software issue there will Advanced Search Forum PressF1 Win2k STOP: c000026c Unknown Hard Error How fast is your internet? stash in cd vault... My computer would randomly pop up a small box in the middle of th screen that said "Unknown hard error" with an OK button.

No, create an account now. Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions. Loral 0 LVL 13 Overall: Level 13 Windows 2000 7 Message Accepted Solution by:gsgi2005-08-26 Yes, I am thinking that it is a result of some action being performed in Word find more Got a stick laying around or you can borrow that would fit?

After I rebooted, I found that I immediately got the popup box about the Unknown Hard Error. I attempted to log in and then nothing happened except tha damn box just kept popping up when I would click OK. All Rights Reserved. Installation of Windows corrupt or bad If you're getting this issue after installing Microsoft Windows make sure the CD or DVD verify the below recommendations.

TEk Reply With Quote February 28th, 2008,08:08 AM #3 dunedin View Profile View Forum Posts Visit Homepage Virtual PC Specialist!!! Reply With Quote April 2nd, 2008,07:28 AM #15 LimCY View Profile View Forum Posts Ignorance Troublemaker Join Date Apr 2006 Location Stone Chisel of MY Posts 232 Hi: Finally got a I've been successful with most OS's, but am having trouble with Windows 2000 Pro. What's up with that?

if you do a repair auto from the C/D you will lose some drivers there could be other issues with installed programs. navigate here get nlite to the slipstream sp4 for you.... even after mounting it in daemon tools....2. How much inportant data is on the disk?

Another EIDE/IDE device on the cable as hard drive Other devices that are on the same cable as an EIDE/IDE hard drive have been known to cause this issue (this includes I have had that help out. D. 21-10-2004,06:00 PM #3 michael y Guest Re: Win2k STOP: c000026c Unknown Hard Error > Will it start in f8 safe mode. Check This Out yes you can still install any program in VPC....

So, if it is a driver or something to that effect, and it wasn't written in the parameters defined by that script, Windows just pops up the message I'm getting. Initially I suspected it was a hardware issue. If the files have not been copied correctly onto the disc the installation may fail and cause this error.

A question to ask........did you run a sfc /scannow on this computer just to make sure there are not incosistencies between windows modules. 0 LVL 35 Overall: Level 35 Windows

I have disabled everythig I can think of so that programs aren't running. Drivers Improper or out-of-date drivers can also cause this error. Sorry..I know that isnt' real specific but I haven't gotten a good solid error message to record other than the one I have mentioned. As far as I'm aware, only the photos and videos are important.

All input stopped working - no mous movement, no keyboard LED's working, ect. From there, we runned chkdsk and after that finished, we booted into "normal" Safe Mode and then we ranned again chkdsk. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate. this contact form They stay up for maybe 3 or 4 seconds then they are gone.

Then, I thought that if I just keep the machine busy it won't crash. Nick. Burned copy or illegal copy of Windows If you're attempting to install Windows from a burned CD and encountering this issue it may be the cause of your issue. Things related to "bios".

On another note.... Join & Ask a Question Need Help in Real-Time? If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started. Many posts seem to indicate that the user is getting a file name of where the problem is originating, this is not happening on this machine.

This time no error occurs. Any method I can try to make sure is it the problem of the mainboard?