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Windows failed to load because a required file is missing, or corrupt

File:ntoskrnl.exe
Status: OXcooooo98
I am a retired civil servant.Just three days ago I installed Windows Vista Service Pack 1 from Digit CD ( MAY 2008) on my Genuine Windows Vista Home Premium OEM Software.Since then My system is not booting.Even Repair Option did not help.Iam not a qualified person. Pl help me in simple language as to how I can restore my system back to its original good working condition. I do not want to format unless it is absolutely essential and there is no other go.Will be grateful if I am helped. Thanks and Regards to ALL Computer Experts. Krishnamurthy.My EMail ID is given below.
mudlapur@sancharnet.in

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  • Krishnamurthy Mudlapur May 14, 2008

    Sorry. Even the System restore does not work. I have tried all the options available in the installation disk.
    Any other ideas or solution to get over the problem
    Thanks for advice.
    Krishnamurthy

  • Anonymous Nov 03, 2008

    I have the Exact same problem. Cannot get off the boot manager page on startup.

  • mpiston Nov 16, 2008

    After some update for Windows Vista I have the problem that the notebook can not load the OS because ntoskrn1.exe is missing or corrupt and status:oxcooooo98. I went to a earlier point of restore but I must disable the updates for windows

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Try to boot using the installation disk (vista) then do a stystem restore to the date the computer was working and without the SP1.

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My netbook will not start because is says that the following file is missing or corrupt. <Windows root>`system32`ntoskrnl.exe . It says to reinstall a copy of the file but i do not know what...


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perapre yourself with your Winodws OS disk

then carefully read and follow these isntructions.. patience is required to sucessfully resolve this issue.


To resolve this issue, use either of the following methods.
Method 1 loadTOCNode(2, 'resolution'); Edit the Boot.ini file to restore or correct the Default entry and to ensure that the other entries in the [Operating Systems] section of the Boot.ini file point to the appropriate directories.

For more information about how to edit the Boot.ini file, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
289022 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/289022/ ) How to edit the Boot.ini file in Windows XP Method 2 loadTOCNode(2, 'resolution'); Use the Bootcfg utility in the Recovery Console to correct the Boot.ini file:
  1. Use the Windows XP CD-ROM to start your computer.
  2. When you receive the message to press R to repair Windows by using the Recovery Console, press the R key.
  3. Select the Windows installation that you want, and then type the administrator password when prompted.
  4. Type bootcfg /rebuild, and then press ENTER.
  5. When the Windows installation is located, the following instructions are displayed: Add installation to boot list? (Yes/No/All)
    [Type Y in response to this message.]

    Enter Load Identifier:
    [This is the name of the operating system. Type Windows XP Professional or Windows XP Home Edition.]

    Enter OS Load options:
    [Leave this field blank, and then press ENTER]. After you perform the preceding steps, restart the computer, and then select the first item on the boot menu. This should allow Windows XP to start normally.

    After Windows XP has successfully loaded, the Boot.ini can be modified to remove the incorrect entry.
For more information about how to edit the Boot.ini file, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
289022 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/289022/ ) How to edit the Boot.ini file in Windows XP Method 3 loadTOCNode(2, 'resolution');
  1. Start the computer by using your Windows XP CD-ROM. Press any key to boot from the CD.
  2. After the setup files are finished loading press R to repair using Recovery Console.
  3. When you are in the recovery console, select the installation to log on to (usually number 1), and then press ENTER.
  4. Login to the Administrator account by typing the password for this account, and then press ENTER.
  5. At the recovery console command prompt, type the following command, and then press ENTER:

    For Uni-Processor systems: expand :\i386\ntoskrnl.ex_ :\Windows\system32\ntoskrnl.exeFor Multi-Processor systems: expand :\i386\ntkrnlmp.ex_ :\Windows\system32\ntoskrnl.exe Note In these two commands, the placeholder represents the drive letter of your CD drive, and the placeholder represents the drive letter of the hard disk on which windows is installed.
  6. If you receive a prompt to overwrite the file, press Y.
  7. Type exit, and press ENTER at the command prompt.
Method 4 loadTOCNode(2, 'resolution'); Start the computer by using the Recovery Console, and then run theCHKDSK /rcommand.

Note You do not have to include the /p switch in the Chkdsk command-line because the /r switch causes the Chkdsk utility to locate bad sectors and recover readable information. This command implies the /p switch..

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2.Click to select any options that are required to start the computer from the CD drive if you are prompted.
3.When the "Welcome to Setup" screen appears, press R to start the Recovery Console.
4.Press 1 (One) to select windows XP and then hit enter.
5.When you are prompted, type the Administrator password. If the administrator password is blank, just press ENTER.
6.At the command prompt, Type Bootrec /RebuildBcd and then press ENTER.
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1.Restart the computer

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When i turn on my laptop a memo pops up saying " windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt: <windows root>\system32\ntoskrnl.exe. please re-install a copy of the...


Your computer has been corrupted by a virus or failing hard drive.
Search for the name of your operating system and repair in Google. (E.g. Windows XP repair)
You will find instructions that will tell you how to boot to your Windows CD/DVD and repair the problem.
Once you get the operating system running back up all of your important files.
Get a new hard disk, install the OS, programs, especially antivirus, and restore your data.
Otherwise, you run the risk of more virus damage or total drive failure.

Good luck!

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Please follow this step

  1. Start the computer by using your Windows XP CD-ROM. Press any key to boot from the CD.
  2. After the setup files are finished loading press R to repair using Recovery Console.
  3. When you are in the recovery console, select the installation to log on to (usually number 1), and then press ENTER.
  4. Login to the Administrator account by typing the password for this account, and then press ENTER.
  5. At the recovery console command prompt, type the following command, and then press ENTER:

    For Uni-Processor systems: expand <cd-drive>:\i386\ntoskrnl.ex_ <hd-drive>:\Windows\system32\ntoskrnl.exeFor Multi-Processor systems: expand <cd-drive>:\i386\ntkrnlmp.ex_ <hd-drive>:\Windows\system32\ntoskrnl.exe Note In these two commands, the <cd-drive> placeholder represents the drive letter of your CD drive, and the <hd-drive> placeholder represents the drive letter of the hard disk on which windows is installed.
  6. If you receive a prompt to overwrite the file, press Y.
  7. Type exit, and press ENTER at the command prompt.

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Corrupt or missing file but have no disc drive as it is a note book please install a copy of above program windows root system32 ntoskrnl.exe


IF YOU ARE USING A NOTEBOOK, IN MOST CASES YOU SHOULD HAVE A RESTORATION PARTATION ON YOUR HARD DISK.
If this file on your CD/DVD is corrupt, the chances are good it will find many more needed to complete the installation.
Find your restoration partation or get a good working copy or XP to install from.

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Ntoskrnl.exe is missing or corrupt solution


Issue:NTOSKRNL.EXE is missing or corrupt.
Related errors:
Below is a listing of the full error message that may be related to this error.
Windows NT could not start because the below file is missing or corrupt:
C:\Winnt\System32\Ntoskrnl.exe
Cause:
  1. Keyboard issue
  2. Miscellaneous corruption
  3. Corrupt boot.ini file.
  4. Missing boot.ini file.
  5. Missing or corrupt ntoskrnl.exe file.
  6. Windows NT installed on a partition bigger then 7.8GB
  7. Corrupted hard disk drive or severely corrupted Windows.
Solution:Keyboard issue
This issue has also been known to be caused by a short in the ground wire in the keyboard cable. Make sure this is not the cause of your error by replacing the keyboard with a different keyboard or simply just disconnecting the keyboard from the computer.
Miscellaneous corruption
Before trying any of the below recommendations it's recommend that you attempt to load the last known good configuration. Additional information about doing this can be found on document CH000626.
Corrupt boot.ini file
This issue is often caused when the boot.ini is missing or improperly configured. This issue often arises after a user has recently added or removed an operating system on the computer or added or removed hard disk drives in the computer.
Make sure the line pointing to the operating system and its drive and partition is properly configured in the [boot loader] and [operating systems] section. Additional information about boot.ini can be found on document CH000492.
Missing boot.ini file
Microsoft Windows XP users:
If the boot.ini is severely corrupted or missing a user running Microsoft Windows XP can rebuild the boot.ini to resolve this issue. Additional information about rebuilding the boot.ini can be found on document CH000648.
Microsoft Windows NT and Windows 2000 users:
To restore the original boot.ini file in Microsoft Windows NT or Windows 2000 you will need an ERD and follow the below steps. If you do not have an ERD you will be unable to follow these steps.
  1. Boot the computer with your Windows NT three setup diskettes or the Windows 2000 setup disc.
  2. In the setup menu, type R to start the repair.
  3. When prompted for the ERD diskette insert the diskette and inspect the startup environment.
Missing or corrupt ntoskrnl.exe file
If the ntoskrnl.exe file is corrupt or missing this can also generate the error. To restore this file follow the below steps.
  1. Insert the Microsoft Windows XP CD. Note: If you have a recovery CD or a restore CD and not a Microsoft Windows XP CD it is likely the below steps will not resolve your issue.
  2. Reboot the computer, as the computer is starting you should see a message to press any key to boot from the CD. When you see this message press any key.
  3. In the Microsoft Windows XP setup menu press the R key to enter the recovery console.
  4. Select the operating system you wish to fix, and then enter the administrator password.
  5. Type expand d:\i386\ntoskrnl.ex_ c:\windows\system32
  6. You will then be prompted if you wish to overwrite the file type Y and press enter to overwrite the file.
  7. Type exit to reboot the computer.
Windows NT installed on a partition bigger then 7.8GB
If you are running Microsoft windows NT 4.0 on a partition larger than 7.8GB this issue can occur if the boot files are located outside this limitation. When this error occurs your computer will have the error message as shown below.
OS Loader v4.01
Disk I/O error status=00000001
Windows NT could not start because the below file is missing or corrupt: winnt\system32\Ntoskrnl.exe
Please reinstall a copy of the above file.
If your system partition is larger than 7.8GB you will need to delete the partition and recreate the partition to 7.8GB or less. Additional information about this issue can be found on Microsoft KB Q224526.
Corrupted hard disk drive or severely corrupted Windows
Attempt to check the hard disk drive for any errors by running the chkdsk program. To do this follow the below steps.
  1. Insert the Microsoft Windows XP CD. Note: If you have a recovery CD or a restore CD and not a Microsoft Windows XP CD it is likely the below steps will not resolve your issue.
  2. Reboot the computer, as the computer is starting you should see a message to press any key to boot from the CD. When you see this message press any key.
  3. In the Microsoft Windows XP setup menu press the R key to enter the recovery console.
  4. Select the operating system you wish to fix, and then enter the administrator password.
  5. Once at the recovery console type chkdsk /r
  6. Once completed type exit and see if issue is resolved.
If after trying all of the above steps you are still encountering the same issue it's likely that Windows is severely corrupted and it is recommended you attempt to reinstall Windows. Additional information about erasing the computer and starting over can be found on document CH000186.
Finally, if during the Windows installation you encounter errors it's likely that your hard disk drive is bad.

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Reboot from the CD-ROM, and select "repair", and, at a command-line prompt, enter: CHKDSK C: /F

Windows will shutdown, and reboot, and run the "check-disk".
This may fix the "corrupt" problem.

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