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Bad image checksum and not reading a hard drive

Stop:c0000221 (bad image checksum)
The image normaliz.dll is possibly corrupt. The header checksum does not match the computed checksum.
Not reading(or recognize) a hard drivew

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  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2008

    stop: c0000221 {bad image checksum}

  • etish May 07, 2008

    Bad image checksum The header checksum does not match the computed
    checksum. I have tried starting the computer in safe mode, DOS, and
    restore and nothing works. It still repeats the same message.

  • Anonymous May 07, 2008

    Bad image checksum The header checksum does not match the computed
    checksum. I have tried starting the computer in safe mode, DOS, and
    restore and nothing works. It still repeats the same message.

  • Steve Martyn
    Steve Martyn May 11, 2010

    please provide more information, at what stage is this occuring?

    Did you upgrade IE7
    Is your operating system starting up?

  • a67994 May 11, 2010

    Are You Trying to install XP?
    Does this help:
    http://www.pcreview.co.uk/forums/thread-...

    May need to uninstall WMP

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I have seen this issue a couple times during my time as a pc tech. The solution we came up with was a complete reload. Mainly because in the instance's we've seen the issue was caused by a shutdown during a system restore. You may even try to do a windows repair from the CD.

Hope this help.

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Please give more info about this.

Try to reformat your Hard Drive and install it againg freshly. This might do the work.

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Hello,

The checksum is a long number that is computed. This sounds like maybe your cpu is bad or going bad. You don't provide enough information to determine a solution. So...

If you are trying to install Windows and you get this error, your memory may be bad (google for memtest86), your CPU may be bad, or your CD/DVD drive may be bad. Try the easiest first. Test your memory and change your CD/DVD drive.

If Windows is already installed, your memory or CPU is bad. Test your memory. If it's good, I would have to assume the CPU is bad.

Hope that helps.

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My computer will not boot. i get the following error: stop: c000221 The image wintrust.d11 is possibly corrupt. The header checksum sowa nor match the computed check sum.


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<windows root>\system32\hal.dll file is


Resolution

1. Restart the PC. The hal.dll error could be a fluke.

2. Check for proper boot order in BIOS. You might see the hal.dll error if the boot order in BIOS is first looking at a hard drive other than your main hard drive.

Note: If you've recently changed your boot order or recently flashed your BIOS, this may be what's causing your problem.

3. Run Windows XP System Restore from a command prompt. If this doesn't work or you're receiving the hal.dll error message before you're able to complete this process, move on to the next step.

4. Repair or replace the boot.ini file. This will work if the cause of the problem is actually Windows XP's boot.ini file and not the hal.dll file, which is often times the case.

Note: If repairing the boot.ini does correct the hal.dll issue but the problem reappears after a reboot and you've recently installed Internet Explorer 8 in Windows XP, uninstall IE8. In this specific situation, IE8 could be the root cause of your hal.dll problem.

5. Write a new partition boot sector to the Windows XP system partition. If the partition boot sector has become corrupt or isn't properly configured, you may receive the hal.dll error.

6. Recover data from any bad sectors on your hard drive. If the physical part of your hard drive that stores any part of the hal.dll file has been damaged, you're likely to see errors like this.

7. Restore the hal.dll file from the Windows XP CD. If the hal.dll file is truly the cause of the problem, restoring it from the original Windows XP CD may do the trick.

8. Perform a repair installation of Windows XP. This type of installation should replace any missing or corrupt files. Continue troubleshooting if this does not resolve the issue.

9. Perform a clean installation of Windows XP. This type of installation will completely remove Windows XP from your PC and install it again from scratch.

Note: While this will almost certainly resolve any hal.dll errors, it is a time consuming process due to the fact that all of your data must be backed up and then later restored.

Important: If you can't gain access to your files to back them up, you should understand that you will lose them all if you continue with a clean installation of Windows XP.

10. Test the hard drive. If all else has failed, including the clean installation from the last step, you're most likely facing a hardware issue with your hard drive but you'll want to test it to be sure.

If the drive fails any of your tests, replace the hard drive and then complete a "new" installation of Windows XP.

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Acer Aspire One Netbook D260A.Windows XP not booting. Message Reads Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt. Windows Root System 32 Hal dll No recovery disc or USB...


Sometimes you can get the needed .dll file online, and manually place it on that drive, of course in the correct directory.To do this, you need a functioning computer and you hook up the hard drive with the problem VIA USB. You can get USB Hard drive adapters from most retailers.

You may want to extract all data before you do anything, just in case. Have you been doing backups????

Usually, you reinstall the OS to resolve this issue, but without disks, not so easy to do.

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Normaliz dll is missing


You can try downloading and placing this dll in the windows/system32 folder

http://www.dll-files.com/normaliz.zip?0VKhRCYFgS

Let me know if that works ;)

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Yes it may be possible, installing and updating antivirus may have figured our corruption in urlmon.dll deleted the file or did some changes due to which you are getting the critical error

You can try 2 things,

1. Restore earlier settings, which may uninstall your antivirus and you need to install again. But if this works recommend you to first scan the system with free standalone antivirus availalable and then install your version of antivirus. Try following link

http://go.trendmicro.com/housecall7/HousecallLauncher.exe
http://www.trendmicro.com/ftp/products/rootkitbuster/RootkitBuster_2.80.1077.zip
2. Repair the URLMON.DLL file

1.Insert your Windows XP CD in your CD-ROM drive and boot your computer from the CD.
2.When the Welcome to Setup screen appears, press R to open the Recovery Console.
3.When prompted for an administrator password, type the password and then press Enter. In case no administrator password was set, just press Enter.
4.At the Command Prompt, type the following command and press Enter
cd %systemroot%\system32
5.Next, type the following command to rename the urlmon.dll file and press Enter.
ren urlmon.dll urlmon.old.dll
6.Now, to restore the original urlmon.dll, type the following command and press Enter.
expand [CD drive letter]:\i386\urlmon.dll %systemroot%\system32 /Y
7.Next, type exit and press Enter.
8.Restart your computer.

3. Repair complete OS. You will need XP CD
Boot from CD and follow the instructions to repair the OS

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Many DLL error messages on start up


Your Operating System is corrupted, probably by a virus or a program you recently installed.
The best solution would be to reinstall your Operating System (OS).
Remember to back up your data before OS installation.

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Help


Greetings,

When you upgrade your computer to Windows XP, you may receive an error message that is similar to one of the following: C0000221 (Bad Image Checksum)
-or- STOP: C0000221 - Bad Image Checksum in ModuleName
-or- STOP: C0000221 - Bad Image Checksum. User32.dll is possibly corrupt. The header check sum does not match the computed check sum.

Please go through the below mentioned link:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/326687

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This could very well be an issue with your hardware. Most of the time when you get an OS corruption message it is either a virus or hardware failure.

From the hardware failure camp I would look into these items in this order:

1. Hard Drive:
Your files are all stored on your drive and if they can no longer be successfully read from or written to the device this will cause the problem. The Hard Drive is one of the few things in a PC with moving parts and makes it a prime part to fail.

You can go to your hard drive manufacture's website and download the files to make a boot able CD or usb drive that will boot up before windows and allow you to test your drive. If the drive fails the testsyou will need to replace it and reinstall vista.

2. Memory:

Bad memory can cause a huge amount of hard to explain issues with any computer. It is not as common as the hard drive failing, but it does happen.

Go to http://www.memtest.org/#downiso and download the iso image to create a bootable diagnostics disc like you did with the hard drive. This test will take several hours to run, but will give you the piece of mind that only knowing your memory condition can give you :)
If your memory fails the test this is the best case situation and you can simply remove the bad stick of memory if you have more than one stick installed or simply replace it with the same part.

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