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C0000221 Unknown Hard Error


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#1 Winter_Raven

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Posted 26 November 2006 - 12:07 PM

Well ... i installed the RC2 for 4-5 times, without any problems, BUT since Friday i can't finish the Installation. The first boot, after the files has been copied to the HDD, i get these Blue Screen.

STOP: c0000221 Unknown Hard Error
\SystemRoot\System32\ntdll.dll

I allready tried, to format my HDD, to delate the patitions and i also format the hdd with low-level tool provided by fujitsu. No luck....

Any ideas? Win XP works fine!

p.s. i have a notebook.

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Posted 26 November 2006 - 04:24 PM

I'm presuming that the Vista BSOD's are similar to the XP one's - if that's the case, here's a link: http://aumha.org/win5/kbestop.php#0x221

Indicates driver problems, system file problems, disk corruption problems (such as a damaged pagefile), or faulty memory hardware.


As such, I'd run chkdsk, recreate your pagefile, run MemTest86, and then start looking at your drivers.

A look at the Event Viewer may enable you to associate a file name with it. Or, a search of your hard drive for .dmp and .mdmp files may lead to more information. If you find the .dmp/.mdmp files - here's a link on how to analyze them (all of this works in XP - I haven't tried it in Vista): http://forums.majorgeeks.com/showthread.php?t=35246

EDIT: Oops! I didn't notice the ntdll.dll file, nor the comment about XP working. That probably rules out the hardware stuff. I'd still run chkdsk on the volume that you're installing Vista to and then would start with your drivers.

Edited by usasma, 26 November 2006 - 04:27 PM.

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