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winload.exe file missing or corrupt

  1. #1


    mrblah1 Guest

    winload.exe file missing or corrupt

    I started my computer and the following error code came up right after boot:

    Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change might be the
    cause. . .

    File: \Windows\system32\winload.exe
    Status:0xc000000f
    Info: The selected entry could not be loaded because the application is
    missing or corrupt.



    The only thing that I did was install the new Windows Updates that they
    provided the night before. I cannot get into windows or system restore or
    'revert to previous configuration' and I have tried to boot off of my
    Windows Vista DVD but it will not let me.
    Hopefully someone can help me.

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  2. #2


    Mark L. Ferguson Guest

    Re: winload.exe file missing or corrupt

    Set your system to boot from CD.
    bios setup access keys. Go to:
    http://michaelstevenstech.com/bios_manufacturer.htm

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    "mrblah1" <mrblah1@xxxxxx> wrote in message
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    >I started my computer and the following error code came up right after
    >boot:
    >
    > Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change might be
    > the
    > cause. . .
    >
    > File: \Windows\system32\winload.exe
    > Status:0xc000000f
    > Info: The selected entry could not be loaded because the application is
    > missing or corrupt.
    >
    >
    >
    > The only thing that I did was install the new Windows Updates that they
    > provided the night before. I cannot get into windows or system restore or
    > 'revert to previous configuration' and I have tried to boot off of my
    > Windows Vista DVD but it will not let me.
    > Hopefully someone can help me.

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3


    Mark L. Ferguson Guest

    Re: winload.exe file missing or corrupt

    > http://groups.google.com/group/it-ca...ing-or-corrupt

    > In italian!
    <BabbleFish translation>
    After to have already installed Mac OS X on my portable one (in dual boot
    with Windows Vista and Fedora 8) and having under way Seen Windows in order
    to control that all it was working, I have found a rather strange error.
    Just I have received the message that follows: " (winload.exe error)
    -----
    <answer>
    It releases the hunting to the problem. After a Pò of googolare and some
    test with some live-disk gnu/linux, the problem comes found in one absence
    of the flag of boot of the partition windows united to a wrong settaggio of
    the archives of configuration of the bootloader of windows. As far as the
    reactivation of the flag of boot the roads they are multiple:
    ....
    Diskpart way { - you start the disc of installation of Seen Windows; -
    selected the information for localization; - you start the restoration
    procedure; - you start the prompt of the commandos; -
    "DISKPART list disk";
    - "DISKPART select disk n";
    - "DISKPART list partition";
    - "DISKPART select partition n";
    - "active DISKPART";
    - "riavviate DISKPART
    exit" and. }
    To this point it does not remain that to correct the archives of
    configuration of the bootloader of windows: - you start the disc of
    installation of Seen Windows; - selected the information for localization; -
    you start the restoration procedure; - you start the prompt of the
    commandos; - "bcdedit.exe /enum" in order to visualize the running
    archives; - "bcdedit.exe /set {default} device partition=C:" in place of
    "C:" inserted your partition windows; - "bcdedit.exe /set {default} osdevice
    partition=C:" in place of "C:" inserted your partition windows; - riavviate.
    Seen Windows hour would have to be started without some problem.
    <end BabbleFish Translation.>
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    <d.orlando.0@xxxxxx> wrote in message
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    > On 21 Feb, 22:44, mrblah1 <mrbl...@xxxxxx> wrote:

    >> I started my computer and the following error code came up right after
    >> boot:
    >>
    >> Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change might be
    >> the
    >> cause. . .
    >>
    >> File: \Windows\system32\winload.exe
    >> Status:0xc000000f
    >> Info: The selected entry could not be loaded because the application is
    >> missing or corrupt.
    >>
    >> The only thing that I did was install the new Windows Updates that they
    >> provided the night before. I cannot get into windows or system restore
    >> or
    >> 'revert to previous configuration' and I have tried to boot off of my
    >> Windows Vista DVD but it will not let me.
    >> Hopefully someone can help me.
    >
    > http://groups.google.com/group/it-ca...ing-or-corrupt
    > In italian!

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