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Can anyone please help me address this stop error problem...Please... So, I uninstall it, and then go to the Add New Hardware wizard, and it finds it, says it's installed correctly, but is still labeled as "Unknown Device". I purchased a "Windows XP reinstallation disk for Dell" CD off of ebay. You say your system has never booted, if that's the case, why do you not call your system's tech support as it should be under warranty. -- Michael Solomon MS-MVP Windows http://webwonder.net/xp-home/xp-home-install.php

An error (403 Forbidden) has occurred in response to this request. If so, move the Zip drive to a dedicated IDE controller.10.Replace the IDE cable connecting the hard drive to the motherboard. Interpreting the Message This Stop message has four parameters: The address of a Unicode string data structure representing the Advanced Reduced Instruction Set Computing (RISC) Computing (ARC) specification name of the If this cable is damaged or malfunctioning, one symptom could be the ntdll.dll error you're seeing.11.Repair your installation of Windows.

However, the hard drive had already been installed in the case, as when I plug it in, the green LED lights up. Starting from the CD doesn't give me an option to repair the drive... Starting from the hard drive just gives a "NTLDR is missing" error message; no option to start from Recovery Console.

Hopefully you will have some sucess, or at least get some of windows installed, then if and when you get error or blue screen, then Insert a different CD (one of This virus jacked up my computer and I can't seem to get it fixed. :cry ChristinaB, Dec 5, 2008 #11 buggabear MajorGeek ChristinaB is you need assistance then you should I wasn't doing anything special, I was downloading some stuff off IRC and a p2p, and I tried to start up internet explorer and the whole system crashed. replaced data cables 4.

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Click here it's easy and free. Reboot, this time taking the immediate R option (this is the section I told you to skip above. Join over 20,000 People! I resolved the issue by the following actions 1.

Print Pages: [1] Go Up « previous next » Computer Hope » Microsoft » Microsoft Windows » Windows XP » stop: c0000221 unknown hard error \systemroot\system32\ntdll.dll Old Forum Search | I tried everything I knew how to do and still nothing. Loading... Cancel does nothing and OK starts the process all over again.

Thank you in advance Jet-- "A beautiful thing never has only a single color. this contact form Similar Threads Unknown error message window.. And unlike previous versions of the OS, xp doesn't have any actual DOS. Do you mean to say that PC2100 128 MB (like original) must be used, or what?

If the error occurs after upgrading the disk controller, verify that the new hardware is functioning and correctly configured. In safe mode everything looks OK, at least nothing yellow in Device Manager.If Automatically restart is unchecked, it shows a "stop: c0000221 unknown hard error \systemroot\system32\ntdll.dll" message on a blue screen This is a SATA drive. http://webwonder.net/xp-home/xp-pro-install-over-xp-home.php Unbold have been added ...

Periodically check for driver and firmware updates. http://www.ioffer.com/img/item/985/4...vvprIIvVRL.jpg Thanks, TC Hp Dv6000 C0000221 Unknown Hard Error - WinXP My wife has had this laptop for about 18 mo now with only a few minor wifi problems. i forgot to add that in my first post.

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So could be also the Hard drive of your system. :major Dell-tech, Sep 22, 2008 #10 ChristinaB Private E-2 You know I got the same error. Computer will no longer go to sleep with Windows 10 Last Post 5 Days Ago When I quit for the day on my PC I always used "sleep" instead of shutdown. If with original RAM or any other RAMs the system won't even start, with this one I could at least access BIOS, Win safe mode, etc. The memory could not be "read".

The first part of the exercise is to break your system... Technical information: *** STOP: 0x00000071 (0x00000000, 0x00000000, 0x00000000, 0x00000000) _________________________________________________________________ happy days. So I did a re-install, and I get this error code. Check This Out No License Key Needed?? - WinXP I have a 9 year old Dell PC.

Any help appreciated. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... jmoir, Aug 23, 2005 #2 natcom Joined: Sep 21, 2003 Messages: 2,243 how old is his computer tell us the computer model if you get those errors on safe mode is