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Computer is stopping and saying fatal error oxoooooooooo restarting it is ok again but repair man thinks may be camera 5.0.1 driver needs updating for this xp home edition new computer hope able help as pensionerand not want pay for service like most want

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Its showing up on the beginning of the screen as Fatal System error. I have know idea on how to solve this problem.


You can try doing a Clean boot.
Click on Start > Run > Type MSCONFIG> under services tab check the box which says Hide all microsoft services> go the Start up tab > click Disable all > Apply > Ok
It will prompt you to restart. So restart the computer.
the error should not come any more.

Aug 17, 2011 | HP Compaq Presario SR2020NX PC Desktop

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Sony vgc RB 30-I was putting in a graphics card on Friday for a dual monitor-vision Tek 7K 64MB DDR VTKRad7K64P. it said in the spotty directions to remove previous drivers for my old video card- which I...


The errors in computers make it miserable for their users to use them. They face so many problems when computers do not perform as intended. A very common error, which computer users can face, is the c000021a fatal system error.
This error is produced when it found by Windows NT kernel that either of the two processes Csrss.exe or Winlogon.exe has failed. Such processes could have stopped working due to many reasons like misaligned files being installed on the PC and a faulty restoration of files at the place where they were being used. In the event of such a situation, the Windows NT kernel stops the system and the stop c000021a fatal system error message is produced on the screen. This kind of a fatal exception happens when the PC can't tackle an exception and the program showing it needs to be closed.
This kind of a c000021a unknown hard error can be resolved by uninstalling the software that is not as per the needs of your PC. One can remove all the unwanted files present on the PC. An upgrade of the PC's operating system is also an alternative to restore it to its working condition and fix the stop c000021a unknown hard error.
The second solution to fix c000021a error from your computer is also very simple. You do not need to feel much hassled because of it. Just restart the computer. When the computer is booted, press the F8 button. Choose the last known good configuration and then press enter. This error generally happens when some software or hardware has been installed that is not as per the specifications of the PC. Therefore, after selecting the operating system you want for booting, the C000021a error will have been removed from your system.
However, it is better to utilize a registry cleaner software when the error still does not go away.
Windows registry includes all the information that is used by this operating system for carrying on with any operations like creation of documents. Windows Kernel uses all this information for executing the applications.
Registry cleaner software can ensure that the registry is cleaned of all the bad entries which have been causing an improper execution of files by Windows Kernel. Using this software is one of the most effective ways to fix the c000021a fatal system error. It can clean the registry without deleting any useful items from it which can lead to production of further errors.

Fix C000021a Fatal System Error is easy to do with registry cleaner. If you Scan Your Computer it will detect all the errors in your registry and safely remove them.

Dec 19, 2010 | Sony VAIO RB30C (VGCRB30) PC Desktop

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USB ports not working, slow computer


The error you are getting is the USB port driver. I suggest disconnecting ALL of the items you have connected to ALL of the USB ports and rebooting. If the computer reboots normally, go back and install ONE and ONLY one USB device. Restart your machine. If it boots OK, shut down, remove that device and connect another one, restart again. Do this for EACH of the USB devices until you find one that causes the computer to boot slowly and/or generates the error message. That one is the culprit and needs to be repaired before reattaching to your system.

If, however, after removing all of the USB devices initially and rebooting, you still get the error message, then you have a USB driver problem. You will need to remove the USB driver and reinstall from a known good location (like HP's website) to fix the driver problem.

Jan 07, 2010 | HP Pavilion a1210n (ED895AA) PC Desktop

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When laptop switched on dell logo appears then windows logo fails to appear and a blue screen with fatal system error appears and have to switch off


restore your computer using the restore partition or restore cds, you can try to do a repair install of windows but sometimes that can hurt rather than help. if you want to f ind out the reason why hit f8 at boot and scroll down to 'do not restart computer after system failure' and hit enter, when it fails again it will give you a stop code looking similar to 0x00000000 that will give us a little better idea of what the issue is.

Nov 21, 2009 | Dell OptiPlex GX150 SF PC Desktop

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OS won't start on Sony VGC-RB60G


To resolve this problem, start your computer in Safe mode, remove the display adapter, rename the .inf files that are associated with the display adapter drivers, restart your computer in Normal mode, and then update your display adapter drivers. The following steps describe this procedure in more detail:
  1. Start Windows in Safe mode. To do so:
    1. Restart the computer, and then press F8 while the computer starts.
    2. On the Windows Advanced Options Menu that appears, use the ARROW keys to select Safe Mode, and then press ENTER.
    3. Use the ARROW keys to select the operating system to start, and then press ENTER to start Windows XP in Safe mode.
  2. In the message that states that Windows is running in Safe mode, click Yes.
  3. Click Start, click Run, type msinfo32 in the Open box, and then click OK.
  4. Under System Summary, expand Components, and then click Display.
  5. In the right pane, note the information that corresponds to the INF File item, for example, Nv4.inf, Oem0.inf, or Atim128.inf.
  6. Quit the System Information utility.
  7. Click Start, right-click My Computer, and then click Properties.
  8. Click the Hardware tab, and then click Device Manager.
  9. Expand Display adapters, right-click the display adapter, and then click Uninstall.
  10. Click OK.
  11. Click Start, click Run, type cmd, and then click OK.
  12. In the Command Prompt window, type the following commands, and then press ENTER after each line: ren %systemroot%\inf\INF file name from Step 5.inf *inf.old
    ren %systemroot%\inf\INF file name from Step 5.pnf *pnf.old
  13. Close all open windows, and then restart the computer in the typical manner.
  14. Log on to Windows by using an account that has administrative privileges, and then wait for Windows to detect new hardware.
  15. When the Found New Hardware Wizard starts, click Cancel.

    If you receive a stop error after you remove the updated display drivers, restart the computer and use the Last Known Good Configuration option. To do this, restart the computer, and then press the F8 key while the computer starts. On the Windows Advanced Options Menu that appears, use the ARROW keys to select Last Known Good Configuration, and then press ENTER.

    If you receive a "System Has Recovered from a Serious Error" message when Windows starts, restart the computer again. This error message does not recur.

Oct 06, 2009 | Sony VAIO RB60G (VGCRB60G) PC Desktop

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I have installed all the software and the printer is working if i print from windows viewer. When I try to use the editing/project software the computer shuts down and then restarts using scandisk and...


Control Panel -> System -> Advance Tab -> Settings under Startup and Recovery. Unselect Automatically Restart. Click Ok twice. Try to run you software and look for any error code.

Nov 24, 2008 | HP PC Desktops

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Window shut down automatically and restart, then shut down again... It happened after a window update yesterday lunch time.


Recovery SettingsOne of the things that is quite different about Windows XP compared to Windows 9x (9x is shorthand for Windows 95, Windows 98, and Windows Me in all their various versions), is that one can control how it responds to certain critical errors—those that cause the infamous Blue Screen of Death (BSOD). In Windows XP, the default setting is for the computer to reboot automatically when a fatal error occurs. If that fatal error only occurs when you're shutting down, the system reboots automatically.
If you haven't changed any of the system failure settings, you should be able to see the error by looking in the Event Log. But a better long-term solution is to turn off the automatic reboot so you can actually see the error when it happens—chances are it will tell you enough about itself to let you troubleshoot further. To change the recovery settings to disable automatic rebooting:
1.
Right-click My Computer, and then click Properties.
2.
Click the Advanced tab.
3.
Under Startup and Recovery, click Settings to open the Startup and Recovery dialog box.
4.
Clear the Automatically restart check box, and click OK the necessary number of times.
5.
Restart your computer for the settings to take effect.
Now when you go to shut down and a fatal error occurs, you'll at least see it and it won't cause an automatic reboot. You still have to sort out what's causing the problem, but that gets us to the next section quite nicely.

Nov 04, 2008 | PC Desktops

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Blue colour background saying it is the stop error screen.


The fix from Microsoft's website:
To resolve this problem, start your computer in Safe mode, remove the display adapter, rename the .inf files that are associated with the display adapter drivers, restart your computer in Normal mode, and then update your display adapter drivers. The following steps describe this procedure in more detail:
  1. Start Windows in Safe mode. To do so:
    1. Restart the computer, and then press F8 while the computer starts.
    2. On the Windows Advanced Options Menu that appears, use the ARROW keys to select Safe Mode, and then press ENTER.
    3. Use the ARROW keys to select the operating system to start, and then press ENTER to start Windows XP in Safe mode.
  2. In the message that states that Windows is running in Safe mode, click Yes.
  3. Click Start, click Run, type msinfo32 in the Open box, and then click OK.
  4. Under System Summary, expand Components, and then click Display.
  5. In the right pane, note the information that corresponds to the INF File item, for example, Nv4.inf, Oem0.inf, or Atim128.inf.
  6. Quit the System Information utility.
  7. Click Start, right-click My Computer, and then click Properties.
  8. Click the Hardware tab, and then click Device Manager.
  9. Expand Display adapters, right-click the display adapter, and then click Uninstall.
  10. Click OK.
  11. Click Start, click Run, type cmd, and then click OK.
  12. In the Command Prompt window, type the following commands, and then press ENTER after each line: ren %systemroot%\inf\INF file name from Step 5.inf *inf.old
    ren %systemroot%\inf\INF file name from Step 5.pnf *pnf.old
  13. Close all open windows, and then restart the computer in the typical manner.
  14. Log on to Windows by using an account that has administrative privileges, and then wait for Windows to detect new hardware.
  15. When the Found New Hardware Wizard starts, click Cancel.

    If you receive a stop error after you remove the updated display drivers, restart the computer and use the Last Known Good Configuration option. To do this, restart the computer, and then press the F8 key while the computer starts. On the Windows Advanced Options Menu that appears, use the ARROW keys to select Last Known Good Configuration, and then press ENTER.

    If you receive a "System Has Recovered from a Serious Error" message when Windows starts, restart the computer again. This error message does not recur.
  16. Obtain and install the latest drivers for your display adapter.For information about how to contact your computer manufacturer, visit the following Microsoft Web site: http://support.microsoft.com/gp/vendors (http://support.microsoft.com/gp/vendors)
If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
Thanks, Joe

Oct 12, 2008 | Sony VAIO Digital Studio PCV-RX550 PC...

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Startup problem


some other errore should come with this other wise try entering bios setup at boot then enable default setting. thyen restar yr system if it still continues, replace the ram and see. if that doesnt solve yr problem then u format yr system it should be ok.

May 24, 2008 | Dell Dimension E310 PC Desktop

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"Improper Image in use" Error during system recovery


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