Posted 09 July 2011 - 12:17 PM
[quote name='Allan' timestamp='1310068080' post='2324711']
1) What is the EXACT error message you get and when do you get it?
2) What is new or different since the last time everything worked properly (ie, new hw, new sw, virus, error, etc)?
Allan, the stop error is at BSOD, and is "C0000221 (Bad Image Checksum) The Image ole32.dll is possibly corrupt. The header checksum does not match the corrupted checksum."
The computer is unbootable w/o boot disk. It happened when doing a cut/paste to notepad, but exact details unclear as I wasn't using pc at the time. But, I've had a series of 'corrupt file' errors since a repair/install of XP that was a nightmare event. The big problem is that I only have orig. HP issued XP Home disk which came w/pc, and has no service packs. I had tried slipstreamed cd for repair, but then when I came to product code screen, wd not accpet my original product code. So, I had to do repair w/orig. disk, and loaded service pack 2+3 off created cd form microsoft site,while offline, then immmed virus scans, etc. That was in April, and have had series of issues ever since, so was hoping to repair this w/o doing that again!
Now I have tried just replacing just the ole32dll file using recovery console but that didn't help things. Ran check disk again, but nothing changed. I wd appreciate any suggestions you have.