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This File Has Failed To Initialize 0xc000142

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#1 TD5150


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Posted 13 December 2007 - 07:59 PM

after I hit "turn off" or "reset" I get this error message.

This file has failed to initialize 0XC000142 (then something like hit OK to continue)

It happens very fast right before the computer turns off and doesn't seem to be affecting anything.

When the computer turns back on everything seems to be running fine.

I would like to know what could be done to fix (or stop) this error upon shut down.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.


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#2 garmanma


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Posted 13 December 2007 - 08:53 PM

Sounds like a process is having trouble shutting down. Is it possible tho have Task Manager open and watch to see what spikes or hangs when you go to shut down?
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#3 TD5150

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Posted 14 December 2007 - 12:07 AM

I'm not 100% sure but I don't think it's that.

I recently had a virus, I had to restore my computer to a earlier date and 99% of the problems went away. This and a fake error message telling me I have a potential spyware problem were the only two I THINK I had left. I took care of the fake error message not I'm down to this.

If you still think there may be a shut down issue, let me know what I need to look for in task manager when I shut down and I'll do that.

Thanks for your help.

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Posted 14 December 2007 - 01:01 AM

Did you get rid of the virus?

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