Question about Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition
When starting my Vista box I get RegisterDeviceNotification Faile: 1066. I get this twice. I've checked the PNP service and it won't start. Checked the System Error Logs -
The Plug and Play service terminated with the following error:
The system cannot find the file specified. and I have a bunch more like it or service didn't start because of dependency services didn't start. I started looking around....and my device manager is completly blank. I'm not sure of what might have caused this. Nothing was installed that I know of. Just booted one morning and walla....things are in disarray.
Somehow you've lost at least one dll file that Vista needs to load. This could be due to a bad sector on your hard drive, or something like a virus might have maliciously removed it.
The first thing I would try is to repair your Vista installation from the install CD. Boot from it, follow the prompts, and it will re-copy all of the essential system files. Reboot after the repair, and anything that was missing should now be there.
In any case, let me know how it goes.
Posted on Jan 10, 2009
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