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Unable to proceed after Windows is loaded

Q: Unable to proceed after Windows is loaded

UPDATE--When I start windows normally it takes a little longer than normal to finish loading, and then appears normal. However, when I try to start any program everything freezes. ctrl-alt-del does nothing. The same thing happens when loading windows in safe mode and safe mode with networking enabled. I have tried system repair through f8 several times and logging shows that system volume is corrupted but that it was repaired. (it has said this several times.)

After several minutes this error message appears:

winlogon.exe-Application error
installation at 0x761f4ce6 referenced memory at 0x761f4ce6.
required data was not placed into memory because of an I/O error stat. of 0xc0000056.
I have a toshiba satellite l305-s5894 running vista. Windows would not allow me to load, uninstall, change, move, or open anything. Basically once windows had loaded, I was unable to do anything. I ran startup repair through f8 advanced boot options and the repair log showed only that the system volume was damaged. I hit finish to restart the computer which, after the toshiba startup screen, goes directly to the windows error recovery screen. I have tried both options (start windows normally and launch startup repair) these options respectively either bring up a blue error screen which only stays up for about 2 seconds before disappearing and returning to the windows error recovery screen or show that windows is loading and then shows a black screen with the pointer from which I can do nothing. I do not have the recovery discs that came with the computer, and the advanced boot options screen does not have the factory system settings restore option.
I just ran system repair again and after restarting my computer was able to load windows in safe mode. I am not sure where to go from here, or what I need to do to fix this problem. Any help would be appreciated.
Thanks.

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Preferred Solution: Unable to proceed after Windows is loaded

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A: Unable to proceed after Windows is loaded

Have you tried running Scandisk (in hard drive properties) with both options checked to see if the hard drive can be repaired? Go into hard drive options, click the Error-checking tool, and select both options. The next time you boot your computer it will run the CHKDSK utility and scan for and repair hard drive errors.

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"We're unable to process your order at this time. Please try another payment or contact Lenovo". I have this alert every single time I try to place my order. I lost the amazing deal on Yoga c930 last week already and still trying to buy a different laptop here. I am very frustrated with this but it still didn't work! I and my sister tried on different computers with different emails and phone number, but nothing work! If anyone could help me, it would be very much appreciated! Thanks a lot!

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Hi

Recently I upgraded my Toshiba Portege R500 laptop from Windows 7 to windows 8 pro. Everything worked fine for almost a month and since last few days I am not able to see login screen, its just blank. Since I am unable to login I cannot access the apps/programs neither I can shut the laptop from Windows 8 via Charm menu or Cntrl+Alt+Del.

I am stuck as I cannot reinstall the OS as when I use power down button on the laptop the machine goes to sleep and on power up I cannot access boot priority screen to change to optical drive.

I am struggling since last few days. I would appreciate suggestion help.

Thanks

A:No Log in Screen; unable to proceed further

Are you plugged into another monitor through VGA or HDMI?
If so, unplug them and reboot.
When I'm plugged into an external monitor, the login screen tends to be displayed on them instead of the laptop screen, even though everything leading up to the login screen was displayed on the laptop screen.

Such an event has caused great frustration for me in the past. Now I know better! Unplug external screens when booting.

If not, check BIOS to see if it has a preferred primary display adapter. It's a bit of a long shot but check anyway.

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Thank you for your time reading this thread. My daughter's Acer Aspire 5050 laptop with Windows Vista started with the blue screen at start up with a c00021a, fatal system error code, so following manufacturer's instructions (laptop is 18 months old and out of warranty), I pressed ALT + F10 keys to start the e-recovery mode (I don't have recovery cd's). When I do that, the functions stalls almost immediately and says cannot load setupdd.sys file error code 4741. I read online that this could be fixed by unplugging and re-plugging the 2 RAM modules, but this didn't work. Any other suggestions? Does this mean the hard drive is damaged? Thanks for any suggestions
 

A:Unable to proceed with e-recovery on Acer

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Hello All

My SONY VAIO VPCEB15FX laptop has been getting the S.M.A.R.T failures. I checked with SONY and since my laptop is more than 12 months old - could not get them to help me with this issue without paying (laptop started having issues exactly after 15 months- not so good for a branded laptop). So i thought i will try to handle this myself, created the recovery discs, repair disk and backed up all the data in 15 DVDs. I bought a WD Scorpio Blue hard drive (WD5000BPVT - Advanced Format Drive) and replaced the same in my laptop and started off with the recovery discs. I chose to restore complete system and it proceeded. Once it completed the process - the system restarted and the OS Setup began - now comes the issue. When the setup started it throws this error "Windows setup could not configure Windows to run on this computer's Hardware"

I ordered the SONY recovery discs - repeated the above RESTORE process - but still facing the same error

A:Unable to proceed OS installation on new hard disk

Try running the Sony Hardware Diagostics:
View Document

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Hello.

I am a new member, and you are my last hope in ridding my computer of some sort of virus that has plagued it for the last couple of weeks.

I downloaded and began marching through the steps of the Preparation Guide for potential malware problem but was only able to get as far as step 6. The dds file from the link provided is not the same as the one in the Guide. Instead, I get a file called AutoCad Script, 512KB that, when I run it, produces a bunch of gibberish in Notepad and nothing like the scan shown on the screen shot in the guide.

I am unable to continue with the fix, and need further assistance.

Please help.

UPDATE: Just tried to run RootRepeal to generate log, and a settings.dat file was placed on the desktop after running the utility and no window appeared when clicking the "report" box for checkboxes for what to include in the scan.

A:malware infection repair, unable to proceed

Welcome to BCPlease try running this first and then run the scansPlease download Rkill by Grinler and save it to your desktop.Link 2Link 3Link 4Double-click on the Rkill desktop icon to run the tool.If using Vista, right-click on it and Run As Administrator.A black DOS box will briefly flash and then disappear. This is normal and indicates the tool ran successfully.If not, delete the file, then download and use the one provided in Link 2.If it does not work, repeat the process and attempt to use one of the remaining links until the tool runs.If the tool does not run from any of the links provided, please let me know.Do not reboot the computer or you will have to run it again===========================If you cannot get DDS to work:Please download RSIT by random/random and save it to your Desktop.Note: You will need to run this tool while connected to the Internet so it can download HijackThis if it is not located on your system. If you get a warning from your firewall or other security programs regarding Rist attempting to contact the Internet, please allow the connection.Close all applications and windows so that you have nothing open and are at your Desktop.Double-click on RSIT.exe to start the program.If using Windows Vista, be sure to Run As Administrator.Click Continue after reading the disclaimer screen.Leave the drop down box set to default: "List/folders created or modified in the last 1 month (30 days).When the scan is complete, a text file named log.txt will automati... Read more

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Hi, I managed to spill some wine over my personal laptop the other night.... and now cannot get past the black screen which appears when I try to start it up. It's that Windows Error Failure screen, which gives 3 options for starting in Safe Mode and the other option to start normally. The problem is that the poxy enter button is not working so I cannot choose any option.

Any ideas how I can get past this obstacle??

Many Thanks

Daniel

A:Unable to proceed from Black Screen after Liquid Spillage in Laptop

Have you tried connecting a second keyboard via USB?

Also, are you able to access the BIOS (see your system manual for steps to access your BIOS)? Can you boot from a CD/DVD to attempt repairs that way? Obviously, you will still need a return key to actually do the repairs, but it would be helpful to know which keys are damaged.

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Hi Bleeping Computer.
 
Today I was infected with the fake Dept of Justice warning malware/virus. 
 
I'm on Windows 7 Home Premium, 32-bit.
 
Immediately after I was infected, I powered down, then attempted to reboot in Safe Mode.  It restarted briefly in Safe Mode, but then redirected to the same fake Dept of Justice warning message.  I'm unable to proceed beyond this fake warning screen.
 
I have access to a clean PC and external USB flash drive, and with your help I'm ready to follow your detailed instructions to remove this infection.
 
Many thanks in advance!
ND_Fan

A:Fake Dept of Justice warning, unable to proceed. Plse help.

Instructions are HERE or if you need some help with this.... Please follow the instructions in the Preparation Guide For Requesting Help  starting at Step #6. When you have done that, start a new topic and post the required logs to  Virus, Trojan, Spyware, and Malware Removal Logs   forum, NOT here, for assistance by the Malware Response Team Experts.NOTE :If you are unable to complete any step, please just post the topic and leave a good description of your problemsBest of Luck !   Please be patient. It may take a while to get a response because the MRT Team members are EXTREMELY busy working logs posted before yours. They are volunteers who will help you out as soon as possible. Once you have made your post and are waiting, please DO NOT make another reply until it has been responded to by a member of the MRT Team. Generally the staff checks the forum for postings that have 0 replies as this makes it easier for them to identify those who have not been helped. If you post another response there will be 1 reply. A team member, looking for a new log to work may assume another MRT Team member is already assisting you and not open the thread to respond.Please be patient. It may take several days to get a response but your log will be reviewed and answered as soon as possible.  I advise checking your topic once a day for responses as the e-mail notification system is unreliable.If HelpBot replies to your topic, PLEASE follow ... Read more

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Hello My  Toshiba Laptop failed to start so i removed my newly purchased and installed SSHD and put it in a replacement computer after removing its existing hard drive. I started the computer and it has worked fine for a few weeks so i decided to reinstal
the original OEM Widows 7 disc and its product key on the CD cover. Microsoft does not recognize the product key. I have checked the number several times it is the product key i am typing in. I also have the original product key for the xp version also.

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I have tried to revert back but to no avail. Apparently I waited a couple days too long.  I wanted to at least give it a try.I seem to be unable to revert back as there is no previous backups???? Bizarre.. After doing some research I think I will have to get another copy of Windows 7. as I do not have a disk.  apparently Microsoft won't issue me an ISO file as this is a retail version...Can anyone help? I don't think I can even purchase a Windows 7 now.Lizbeth

A:Windows 10 loaded it self on my Hp Pavillion Loaded with Win...

Hi, Lizbeth: You can order W7 recovery media for your PC from HP at the link below... http://support.hp.com/us-en/mediaorder/HP-Pavilion-p7-1200-Desktop-PC-series/5187022/model/5226495/s...

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I have a problem guys . .My PC wont proceed to desktop environment, after I turned it on, its all black screen and you will only see the cursor. . Anyway my PC is ACER Aspire E1 471 - 32344G50Mnks, core i3, 500gb HD,Win 8. .
Pls Help guys. . is there any technique to do, or maybe hard reset it?. .

A:Windows 8 cannot proceed. .

Have you tried pressing the delete key at startup ?

If you can get into safe mode you can refresh or restore it.

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Hi,
I am using XP sp2. I installed KEAT s/w for stock trading, but it doesnt open. I get error:

unable to start application - java virtual machine cannot be loaded
Class not registered.

I checked on following link and got that java is installed and running successfully.

http://java.com/en/download/help/testvm.xml

What could be the problem?

I am giving my hijackthis log.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 10:47:00 PM, on 7/23/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxtray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxpers.exe
C:\WINDOWS\vsnp2std.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxsrvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\RTHDCPL.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\AGRSMMSG.exe
C:\Program Files\Winamp\winampa.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wuauclt.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE
C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger\YahooMessenger.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXP... Read more

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Unable to start the application-the Java Virtual Machine cannot be loaded.
Class not registered

Well thats the error I get. I was trying to use my HP all in one to scan (Which I don't do but once in a blue moon) and I can't get it to work. It was working but I downloaded Java from Sun Micro , and now I get this message. I tried to uninstall the Java to see if that would work but it didn't any thoughts?? I mean I could totally wipe my system and start over which I do occasionally just for giggles and grins but I would like to see if I can fix this.

BTW I'm using XP SP2 with most every update except IE 7

All help is greatly appreciated.

I will let you know I did google the error message and got something about the whole Microsoft issue with Java Lawsuit blah blah blah. Also I found some threads of what other people have done to try and fix this issue, but I don't have any chickens handy and I can't wait until the moon is in the seventh hour of the seventh day of the seventh... you get what I'm saying.

Once again all help is greatly appreciated.

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I put my computer to return to the "out of the factory" settings but the computer died while it was setting up the starting services. Now everytime i turn it on it says Setup startng services. But and error message comes out that says " the computer restarted unexpectedly or encountered an unexpected error. Windows installation cannot proceed. To install windows , click "oK" to restart the computer, and then restart the installation" I press enter and it just restarts and does the same like a loop.

A:Windows Installation Cannot Proceed

System manufacturer and model?

Louis

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hey friends,,,,, got a problem here,
 
last day i set my laptop on sleep... and after 15 min i picked it again,,,i saw it was turned off ! i switched it on and after that it about an hour but the windows did not start...
 
i tried to renew the windows , so i did format the drive C, as i install windows in it!,,, but the installation did not proceed,, even 1% not... so plz frndz give me any idea .... thanx

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Okay, it seems the model computer I have has had problems all across the boards. Well, I'm on an Emachines T1840. I recieved this computer from a teacher at Job Corps. She told me there was something wrong with the motherboard and that the screen stayed blank at startup. I went and bought a new ATI video card since it seemed the onboard video card was burnt out somehow. Then after we installed the new video card, we booted it up. Halfway into startup, it started rebooting it's self. There was a Windows XP Partition on it, so we figured that was corrupt and we installed a version of Windows2000 from a boot disc. Well, that got as far as putting in a registration key. We couldn't find a working key for that, so we went and bought a windows XP upgrade disc. We got past the registration key entry and it began installation after a brief reboot. Now, it stays at 39 minutes remaining, and after about 15 minutes it brings up a blue screen. It says something along the lines of this. "Setup cannot continue, cannot read file (Forgotten file name here)" And then it says "If this is the first time you have recieved this message, reboot and continue setup" And then it proceeds to dump the physical memory. I re-did setup a few times with the same error message. So, I'm just wondering, what the heck am I supposed to do? It's actually pretty rare that I'm stumped on something like this.
 

A:Windows setup cannot proceed.

Hello? Jeez, nobody seems to know what's wrong I guess
 

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I posted this in the wrong section, but this is what I had posted from http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/210049/svchost-issues-unable-to-connect-to-internet-system-can-only-be-loaded-in-safemode/Hello,I seem to have some major issues going on. The first of my issues are that SVCHOST.EXE keeps crashing with the following write errors, since I'm sure you're aware what these messages state I'm just going to put the parts that change0x75606e6b at 0x000000080x7c918fea at 0x000000100x7c9118d0 at 0x000000000x76f6122f (I forgot to write down where at)After this goes through the cycle, I can keep clicking ok but it will keep happening, when my other programs start to load, the system just hangs. The only way I've been able to get to my system is to boot in safemode. I did find that I was having O17 issues since I searched the threads for that, hoping that I would be able to at least get back on the network with my computer so I ran FixWareOut.exe to get rid of the redirecting issues. But it seems that I still can't get on the net even in safemode. I've tried to do a System Restore, as I have one from a few days ago, but it doesn't seem to let me get to the end where I can restart the computer. Also it seems that while in safemode I have no SVCHost issues, yet it is running in task manager.I'm using my roommate's MAC right now, so I have to transfer my logs, but I ran a ComboSCAN (which include hjt), I have attached the logs.I don't know if this has anything to do with the compu... Read more

A:SVCHOST issues, unable to connect to internet, system can only be loaded in SafeMODE

So while I have been slowly reneabling all the services, I have isolated what's causing SVCHOST to have a majority of the error messages, These two window's system services "Remote Access Auto Connection Manager" and "Remote Access Connection Manager" when they get started the system will automatically display the error messages listed above.

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Hello,

I seem to have some major issues going on. The first of my issues are that SVCHOST.EXE keeps crashing with the following write errors, since I'm sure you're aware what these messages state I'm just going to put the parts that change

0x75606e6b at 0x00000008
0x7c918fea at 0x00000010
0x7c9118d0 at 0x00000000
0x76f6122f (I forgot to write down where at)

After this goes through the cycle, I can keep clicking ok but it will keep happening, when my other programs start to load, the system just hangs. The only way I've been able to get to my system is to boot in safemode. I did find that I was having O17 issues since I searched the threads for that, hoping that I would be able to at least get back on the network with my computer so I ran FixWareOut.exe to get rid of the redirecting issues. But it seems that I still can't get on the net even in safemode. I've tried to do a System Restore, as I have one from a few days ago, but it doesn't seem to let me get to the end where I can restart the computer. Also it seems that while in safemode I have no SVCHost issues, yet it is running in task manager.

I'm using my roommate's MAC right now, so I have to transfer my logs, but I ran a ComboSCAN (which include hjt), I have attached the logs.

I don't know if this has anything to do with the computer, but lately when I start the computer at the BIOS screen, there are some dots. There use to be only 1 now there have been 3-4 more and 2... Read more

A:SVCHOST issues, unable to connect to internet, system can only be loaded in SafeMODE

So some new symptoms have shown up. Now I've seen the system just hang without any errors or loading up of anything. While in safemode, I tried changing to diagnostic startup under my admin login, and I get "An access denied error was returned while attempting to change a service. You may need to log on using an administrator account to make the specified changes."

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Hi,
I am using XP sp2. I installed KEAT s/w for stock trading, but it doesnt open. I get error:

unable to start application - java virtual machine cannot be loaded
Class not registered.

I checked on following link and got that java is installed and running successfully.

http://java.com/en/download/help/testvm.xml

Could some one please tell me what could be the problem?

Thank you.

A:[SOLVED] unable to start application - java virtual machine cannot be loaded

A suggested (and succesfull?) work-around;

http://hpanswers.blogspot.com/2007/1...tion-java.html

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Alright already--after trying 4 times with no success to do a Windows Update and also trying the suggestions Microsoft has mapped out, I am at a loss as to how to proceed. When connected to the MS update site, it scans my computer for updates and then attempts to install the Windows Genuine Advantage Validation Tool. Midway through the installation, it suddenly halts and says it was not installed.

I tried MS's suggestions which are mainly creating prompts for ActiveX controls. But to no avail. It does not help.

I assume that if I can't get this corrected, I will never be able to receive Windows updates again?

I have a genuine copy of Windows XP Home. It was installed on my computer when I bought it last year from a local retailer. I have easily done previous updates on this computer with absolutely no problem.

Help! Any suggestions?

A:Failure To Proceed With Windows Update

Microsoft will help you with Windows Update problems. There are a number of reasons why it won't work. But perhaps you can find help from one of these two sites:MicrosoftWindows Update Problems

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It seems that there are already many discussions online for "Windows 8 Automatic Repair Loop," however from reading through many of them I feel my situation may have 3 notable differences: 1. In almost all the discussions I read, it seemed that the error consisted of some kind of automatic loop, where the computer is cycling between various states all by itself, with no input from the user, in an infinite loop. In my case there is no such 'automatic' loop, it's just that selecting "Continue to Windows 8.1" or rebooting brings me back to the Windows Recovery Environment Boot Options Menu. I have been able to do other things such as access the BIOS menu, or access the Command Prompt from within the Troubleshoot > Advanced Options within the Boot Options Menu. 2. I was not trying to do any system recovery / shut off my laptop while it was operating / anything out of the ordinary when this happened. Last night I finished using my laptop, selected "Shut Down" by right-clicking the Windows Start icon in the lower-left of the screen just like I always do. This morning I powered it on as usual, but under the "lenovo" logo it said "Preparing Automatic Repair," and then presented me with the Windows RE Boot Options Menu. Now any time I either reboot or select "Continue to Windows 8.1," I always wind up back at that same Boot Options Menu. 3. Attempting the solutions posted in those discussions has not had any effect. I have read recommendations for doing a S... Read more

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Hi,

I have purchased an old Dell Inspiron 510 m. I have got HP PSC 1210 all in one printer. When ever i put HP printer installation CD in the PC, after few minutes it ask me to put original Microsoft Windows XP CD which came with the laptop to complete the installation.

As i have purchased an old laptop, the seller didn't had the original windows XP CD which came with the laptop.

This is what it says exactly-

Windows File Protection

Windows Files must be installed for your installation to proceed

Insert your Windows XP Professional CD-Rom Now.

There are three choices- Retry, More Information. Cancel

I have also used 2 methods suggested by Microsoft but that didnt worked. Here are the solutions prescribed by Microsoft-

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/324654

Please help as without printer installation, my work is getting affected.

A:Windows Files must be installed for your installation to proceed

I believe the only way around is to get a Windows XP CD - Home or Professional - depending on what you have installed. It doesn't have to be the one that came with the laptop though so if you have a friend you can borrow one from it should work fine.

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We use Desktop Central to manage our windows updates. I've come across a new error that I have not seen all year. They are telling me it's a Microsoft error and they have no information on it. 
I have a couple of Windows 7 machines that have the following error on multiple updates.
An attempt was made to create more links on a file than the file system supports.

Of the machines having this issue, they're not all the same KB. Using one of the machines as example, it's having this issue with 3 updates.
2019-10 Security Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB4519976)

2019-09 Security Only Quality Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB4516033)

2019-08 Security Only Quality Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB4512486)


Seems like the standard Windows Updates fix's aren't working. Software distribution folder rename, fixit tools, etc. I'm not see this on any of our Windows 10 machines. 
Any idea how to go about resolving this? Reimaging is way at the bottom of the list due to these machines being at remote sites. 

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Dear Tenforums,

As I was doing some defragging i noticed that several of my most fragmented files were stashed away in the windows.old folder. I thought this folder was for recovering old installation and personal files? ain't that the thought of said folder?

Moving on, as I want to clear up some disk space and up until now never had any use (atleast that i know of? enlighten me if u want) the windows.old folder; i figred i'd delete it; or atleast delete some of the "big files" that came up during my defraging, as some were old install files and movies etc.

I then noticed after streaming a netflix movie earlier today (before defragging) that it was actually stored inside the TEMP folder INSIDE the windows.old folder.
I then proceeded to "run" --> TEMP and %TEMP% and noticed these folders were pretty bare in terms of content.
Thus, although i might be wrong, it appears as my windows have put the TEMP FOLDERS inside the windows.old folder, rather than in the "new" windows folder etc.

This thus makes me a bit scared to delete/cleanup files and/or the whole windows.old folder.
How shall i proceed? will deleting/cleaning it up screw something over in terms of me "loosing out on my temp folder" etc. etc.

thanks!

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Hi. I was previously using windows 7 home premium 64 bit on my computer. The computer worked for around 2 years and one day suddenly went BSOD on me, with various problems from disk read errors to "video driver failed to initalize". After my roommate tried all the system recovery options (which all failed), he decided to use his recovery disk to do a factory reset of the computer (it's his computer). This got rid of most of the problems, with the exception of disk read errors from time to time. However, during the setup of the computer, we got the "The computer restarted unexpectedly or encountered an unpexted error. Windows installation cannot proceed." error, which just leaves us in an infinite loop (unless we get a disk read error). Windows 7 came pre-installed with the computer, so we dont have any installation discs. The only disc we have is a recovery disk that lets us get to the system recovery options. The computer was a plug-in-and-use computer meaning that we dont know much about the system specs other than the sticker that came on the side . I included it in case anyone is intrested in it.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.

SYSTEM SPECS
windows 7 home premieum 64 bit
intel core i3 processor 550
6gb DDR3 memory
1TB hard drive (dont know the name or anything)
NIVIDIA GeForce 315 1024 MB

A:The computer restarted unexpectedly... Windows install can't proceed.

Check the hard drive with the manufacturer's diagnostic tools.
Hard Drive Diagnostics Tools and Utilities (Storage) - TACKtech Corp.
Bootable Hard Drive Diagnostics

If defective, replace it. Use the recovery disc you have or you can download a legal copy from here: Official ISO Downloads

Following taken from here: Digital River Direct Download Links for Windows 7 Editions Free





Quote:
I'm including only the English versions.

Microsoft’s partner Digital River is providing the direct high speed download links for the Windows 7 all editions, The download links are available in English,French,German,Spanish languages.

The installation ISO files of Windows 7 are hosted on the server msft-dnl.digitalrivercontent.net owned by Digital River, one of the delivery partners for Windows 7.

All you need is a legal Product key for a Windows 7 Edition that you want to install using these ISO images. Can be a retail or OEM key.


You can burn these images using any standard burner like [url==http://www.imgburn.com/>ImgBurn[/url]

The Product key should be on the COA sticker on the computer.

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Iam now really frustrated about whats goin on with my laptop i just had it reset to factory default due to it being really slow it died on the process and when i start it back up its stucked on th LENOVO PREPARING page loading with a dialog box saying "The computer restarted unexpectedly or encountered an unexpected error. Windows installation cannot proceed. To install Windows, click" OK", to restart the computer, then restart the installation. Ive tried vlicking OK million time it just restarting and does the same thing  Ive read and watch fixes for this like pressing Shift+f10 and even tried shift + f9, it does nothing at all. Please guys i need your help thank you 


























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This is my dads computer, and he refuses to let go of XP, so I am trying to help him.  I am going to get him windows 10 in the near future, but until then...
Booting the computer leads to a blank window XP screen, no task bars and no icons, just a green meadow...
 
- The first time, I tried to use ALT/CTRL/DEL to run a new task explorer.exe (after ending the task of the other explorer.exe) and this did nothing.  It did not return the icons- I tried to boot to safe mode and a RESTORE point, but it keeps freezing or crashing when I try- have tried several times now- After many reboot`s, now ALT/CTRL/DEL does not even work on the desktop blank canvas.- Last working configuration does not work when booting - still blank canvas, no icons- SAFE MODE works and all the icons are available (slow as can be though)
 
As it stands, I can only get to SAFE mode, and even there it is touch and go.
Where should I go from here? Any ideas or steps I could take to try and fix this thing? I think I have an XP cd somewhere but probably scratched to heck.

A:Lost all of my icons and task bars in windows XP - not sure how to proceed...

Is there any important personal data still on the computer? 
 
What is the make and model of the computer?
 
I am assuming you have another computer available to burn a file to disk, correct?

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This is my dads computer, and he refuses to let go of XP, so I am trying to help him.  I am going to get him windows 10 in the near future, but until then...
Booting the computer leads to a blank window XP screen, no task bars and no icons, just a green meadow...
 
- The first time, I tried to use ALT/CTRL/DEL to run a new task explorer.exe (after ending the task of the other explorer.exe) and this did nothing.  It did not return the icons- I tried to boot to safe mode and a RESTORE point, but it keeps freezing or crashing when I try- have tried several times now- After many reboot`s, now ALT/CTRL/DEL does not even work on the desktop blank canvas.- Last working configuration does not work when booting - still blank canvas, no icons- SAFE MODE works and all the icons are available (slow as can be though)
 
As it stands, I can only get to SAFE mode, and even there it is touch and go.
Where should I go from here? Any ideas or steps I could take to try and fix this thing? I think I have an XP cd somewhere but probably scratched to heck.

A:Lost all of my icons and task bars in windows XP - not sure how to proceed...

Is there any important personal data still on the computer? 
 
What is the make and model of the computer?
 
I am assuming you have another computer available to burn a file to disk, correct?

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Completed a fresh install, formatted, windows 7 home premium all is fine until it goes to start services (setup is starting services) then the screen flickers and I get the message. "The computer restarted unexpectedly or encountered an unexpected error. Windows installation cannot proceed. To install Windows, click "OK" to restart the computer, and then restart the installation"

This then becomes and endless loop, I have started again delete partitions format let windows do it all and the same result, tried safe mode - no go tried repair no go searched internet for help tried some of that stuff with dos prompt- still no go.

Tested Hard drive with windows - no issues, tested with third party software no problems

Laptop originally come with Win7 and even tried to cheat and install xp but that also failed, thought if I could get xp on I could upgrade - but failed.

In your hands community

A:Computer restarted unexpectedly windows installation cannot proceed

You are deleting all partitions during the booted install to get it cleanest, and following the other steps for a Clean Reinstall Windows 7? Those steps assure you'll get and keep a perfect install.

If after doing those proper preparations it still hangs Starting Services, then first try entering Device Manager - Access During Windows 7 Installation to disable any erroring drivers shown there, and if that doesn't help try new installation media as discussed in Step 1 of tutorial

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Hi every bodyI downloaded Windows 7 32bit (no key yet), I've tried upgrading Windows Vista SP1 but when step 2 (expandeing files) reaches 21% the installation stops with following error "Windows could not update the computer's boot configuration. Installation cannot proceed."I tried to install Windows 7 in a new partition but the process reaches 27% this time and stops with same error.I've reformatted my hard disks completely and installation process reaches 99% then stops with same error.I checked BIOS settings and found only DVD and HDD listed (no third option).the Microsoft suggestion about the registry tweaking did not apply for me (and I tried to install a fresh copy from scratch).I'm using 2 HDD in RAID0 configuration and works OK with Windows Vista, I did load the drivers to Windows 7 during installation but still getting same problem, any suggestion???

A:Windows (7) could not update the computer's boot configuration. Installation cannot proceed.??

Simple solution found for Dual Boot errors!
 
 Here is an update. Since no one else has seemed to find a solution I actually managed to find my own. Just to recap you on what had happened to me, I was trying to dual boot Windows 7 x64 with Windows Vista Ultimate x64. Somewhere in my use with Vista my BCD was corrupt/deleted and caused this error to appear. (Windows could not update your computer's boot configuration.) After searching my computer I found the registry settings were correct, and file access to the folder that contained the BCD was correct, However my BCD was corrupt/missing and so I was unable to finish the installation and get my computer to dual boot. I found this out by typing bcdedit.exe in command with admin access and it gave me the warning "BCDedit.exe could not be run. BCD is either corrupt or missing".
 
In order to fix this it was quite simple. I had to use the original installation disc for vista to repair my computer's boot files. Unfortunately I didnt have an install disc that would work with vista since I purchased mine before SP1 came out, so in order to repair it I had to create a slipstream disc with the SP1 updates added to it. after repairing I instantly was able to see both Windows 7 and Windows Vista in my boot manager when I restarted my computer. I easily fixed and finished installation with out a hitch, and I'm now staring at internet explorer inside of Windows 7 typing this message. I hope this will help anyone else ou... Read more

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That's really time consuming to start up my computer.. estimate more than 20 mins..
During the process.. First is the summary list.. then turn to a black blank screen for a very very very long period.. next it shows a row of loading bar which in grey colour also for a very long time... After all these only can see the Windows XP Home screen...

Can anyone tell me wat are the possible causes? Really irritating..

A:About Extremely Slow Process To Proceed To Windows Xp Home Screen....

Please tell us more about your computer. What make/model, what CPU, how much RAM, etc. You can use this free tool to get the information: http://www.gtopala.com/index.htmlYou can use this shareware tool to check your system's performance: http://www.download.com/SiSoftware-Sandra-...&tag=buttonAlso, you can read these links to help speed up your system's loading process: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/ind...l=slow+computerhttp://aumha.org/a/loads.htmhttp://support.microsoft.com/kb/308041

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Tonight I put my CompactFlash card into the media card reader and a USB error came up and to click OK to reboot the computer. I did that but when it went to turn back on it now freezes at the ACER logo and will not proceed to Windows. Can anyone help me out.Thanks
 

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As suggested in the "slow computer" instruction on the forum I am attempting to clean up my computer with my antivirus scan....I am not sure how to proceed after performing a quick scan the results are a page of files in a sort of chart format listing various file paths in my C:\Documents and Settings\user\   folders that are followed in another column with the words "Error: Archive is Password Protected"  ..... above this window it reads:  "some files could not be scanned", and "Warning", then beneath that it says:  Select the required action for each reply and click "Apply"   
 
Beneath the window chart in small print it says:  "Note:  The automatic fix tries to repair the file first. If repair is not possible it proceeds to move the file to the Chest.  If that fails as well the file is deleted."   Of course I can find no word "Apply" and am not sure what the result would be if I did find it!  I have Windows XP SP3 and am not sure what to do at this point. Delete all of these files? 
 
Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated as it seems something is wrong with the computer since my last problem with Uninstalling Adobe Reader.  I have to click on click points numerous times (usually 3) to get a response from the computer and many ads are not downloading at all (not that I want to look at the ads!)  I was actually reinstalling Adobe Flash... Read more

A:Avast Scan Results=these files cannot be scanned...how to proceed? windows xpSP3

Ok no need to reply to the Avast! query I found the information after some searching and realized these files may not be corrupt....just password corrected!
 
Still cannot get my Adobe Flash Reader to work....it was working fine last week and suddenly stopped.....I will post this in a new topic for the benefit of all if I cannot find results in search.
 
Thank you anyway!
 

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Hi,
Receving the "The computer restarted unexpectedly or encountered an unexpected error. Windows installation cannot proceed" error during the OSDsetupact.log in Windows 7 x64 in Dell 7040 models.
Uploaded the  setupact.log in the below URL.
https://1drv.ms/f/s!Aj2wii50lHANhFuQawqavDaO9eE0
Error"




i have tried the below methods and it did not help
Method 1

1.     Hold down "Shift + F10" to open the command prompt 
2.     On the command prompt type "regedit" with no quotes to open the Registry Editor 
3.     Go to:- HKLocal machine -> System ->Setup ->Status -> ChildCompletion 
4.     Highlight ChildCompletion and on the right you will see "setup.exe" 
5.     Double click "setup.exe" and verify the value is set to "1" 
6.     Change the value to "3" 
7.     Close the registry editor and close the command prompt. 
8.     Click OK on the error message and now the installation process should complete.  

Method 2
cd Windows\System32\oobe
msoobe

i have checked harddisk and memory are in good condition. can someone help what could be the problem.

Regards, Boopathi

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Hello All: I downloaded W8 to my desktop computer. No problems with download or installation. Once opened, no network and no programs and all the "help" info was on the internet. The net work adapter(2Wire) was not recognized. MS office programs not found (they were in Program Files folder but untitled ((I think)). Sound card (Creative I think) not recognized. I spent several hours attempting to find and fix the problems without success so I loaded W7. Almost everything came back expect I still do not have network, no sound card recognition, and VGA without enhancement. The divers for the devices are missing. When I attempted to load the network adapter driver something called "AMD AwayMode" was loaded. Everything to fix these problems are on the net and I can't get to it.
So, right now, I have computer with recognizable MS and 3rd party programs, but no network, no sound and out of date graphics on the monitor. Fortunately, I also have a laptop which connects to the unchanged network.
Any suggestions? Thanks

A:Help! Down loaded W8. Programs disappeared. Loaded W7- still no net

Sounds like you need some oem drivers for your machine - should be able to d/l them from the manufacturer site.

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Hello. I'm not sure if this is the correct forum for this topic but I think it is.

I have a Toshiba Satellite laptop running Windows 7. Recently I made the decision to restore my system to "out-of-the-factory" settings using the Toshiba program that came with the computer to do this. This went well.

when this was done, the computer restarted, and after the normal start-up screen, it began installing windows.

About halfway through this process, my brother decided it would be funny to turn off the computer in the middle of the installation.

when I turned the computer back on, it went to the windows installation again, but very soon an error message came up saying

"the computer restarted unexpectedly or encountered an unexpected error. windows installation cannot proceed. To install Windows, click "OK" to restart the computer, and then restart the installation."

However, after pressing OK, the computer restarts, but the same error message comes up, leaving me in a loop.

So is there anything I can do to fix this? Or does my brother owe me a new computer?

Btw I don't care about losing data, I have everythign backed-up on an external hard drive.

A:"Computer restarted unexpectedly....windows installation cannot proceed" installation loop.

I think you need to reformat C: (delete the partition) and (redo partition) using ntfs drive and restart the installation. Do you have a OS Windows Disk?

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Today, Windows Defender uploaded the latest definition file, and now it tells me that I've got a Medium risk called:
SettingsModifier: Win32/PossibleHostsFileHijack. Alert level: Medium
file: C:\Windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts

I don't know whether this is a false positive and whether I should quarantine, ignore or clean it.
I clicked on the link Windows Defender supplied:
http://www.microsoft.com/security/p...eHostsFileHijack&threatid=1758608427027806866

I've also included a HijackThis scan below:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 15:43:26, on 09.03.2009
Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18000)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Windows\SYSTEM32\WISPTIS.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\microsoft shared\ink\TabTip.exe
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\Program Files\Apoint\Apoint.exe
C:\Program Files\Sony\ISB Utility\ISBMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\hpwuSchd2.exe
C:\Windows\ehome\ehtray.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnscfg.exe
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Program Files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\BTTray.exe
C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Update 4\VAIOUpdt.exe
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A:Windows Defender has found a "SettingsModifier", don't know how to proceed

I got into contact with a Symantec expert (Michael York): he told me to test my computer for malware with Norton's online scanner. It didn't find anything. Nada. Nothing. I am really at a loss about what is going on here. I am still wondering whether Windows Defender has detected a false positive or not. I can only say that I am confused. And tired.
 

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Hi again! I got windows loaded but once I got in there I discovered I know longer have a d drive? Also my hard drive capacity is telling me that I only have 30 gig but in fact it is 140 gig hard drive? I know I mucked up somewhere but don't know where?
Help!! Cheers Cheryl

A:After Windows loaded

did you format fat32

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i have Asus K55a Laptop that came windows 8 pre-loaded ..
for some reasons i had it formatted and the recovery partition was removed ...

now most of the drivers are not working properly !!

my friend bought the same laptop with windows 8 on it ... it could be benefit me !
is there any way i can bring it back to windows 8 ?

A:Pre-loaded windows 8

If it is exactly the same specs, you can make an image of his OS partition or create a USB recovery media and use it to recover your laptop.

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I loaded windows 95 onto a pentium 2 computer that didn't have an OS. It has actually ran windows 98 previously, but the guy wouldnt sell with an OS so I bought it anyway knowing I had a win95.

After loading win95 I was faced with the error "While Initializing Device VPICD: windows protection error. You need to restart your computer." and couldn't run windows.

I found a site that said a VPICD error indicates that windows hasn't set up the IRQ table for plug & play devices correctly. Subsequently I changed the BIOS setting "PnP OS Installed = YES" to "PnP OS Installed = NO" in order for the BIOS to detect the PnP devices and set up the IRQ table.

Unfortunately that didn't solve the problem and the error is still occuring and preventing windows from running.

I then decided to re-load windows 95 from cd and restarted in DOS and typed in the setup command. However it said "bad command/filename". Also the "format C" command is also bringing up the "bad command/filename" error. The CD WINDOWS command is working and I can get to a windows prompt.

Can someone please advise on how to reload windows or how to prevent the VPICD error from occuring? I also have access to a windows 98 disc and wondering how easy it would be to load that on there, in view of the fact that the FORMAT and SETUP commands aren't working.

Thanks,
Mjed
 

A:Loaded windows, cant run it

Are you booting with a boot disk in the floppy drive?

You can't type format c:

from a

c:

prompt......
 

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Last summer something went wrong with the windows updates and as result of that the Vista Home configuration on my laptop Acer 5315 was corrupted. After a very long string of additional problems I finally managed to launch the vendor recovery feature located at the hidden partition and reinstalled the operating system.

This new re installation was not exactly the old one, I noticed that a couple of features included in the Acer floating toolbar for management of the machine went missing, others not set up and the Webcam Cristal Eye has not worked properly since then. In any case the system have been working normally till today went I've been trying to recover some of that features: in concrete the named eRecovery management.

I initiated this eRecovery but at the first screen asked me to set-up a password for future use and at that point I cancelled the set -up. Then I turn off the machine.

Now when I turn on the windows doesn't load. I received an error message that indicates that it was not possible to initiate windows probably due to early changes introduced in the Hardware or software and the reference that a critical driver of the system doesn't exist or has been damaged.

The message indicates that to correct that problem I need to introduce the installation disk ( but as I don't have that installation disk -- vendor didn't provide it and originally also the proper eRecovery didn't work properly in the generation of the disks-- , my purpose was to... Read more

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I saw this link (again) today and it seems that many users need to read it and implement the suggestions:How to Create a Bootable Windows XP Setup CD-DVD from a Pre-loaded-Preinstalled Windows System (howtohaven.com) - http://www.howtohaven.com/system/createwin...setupdisk.shtml Louis

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Someone please help, I have just loaded windows 98 on an IBM 330pl. I set the bios to boot from my cd rom first and it does without a problem, I load Windows and everything is going well until windows finds new devices and the drivers are on a cd. Windows doesn't recognize my cd drive at all even though it loaded from there. I'm pretty knowledgable about computers but I may need some help please. By the way I know all the connections are there and the drive is working fine as I've tested it in another machine

Thanks
Mike
 

A:I can load windows 98 from my cdrom, but once loaded windows can't find cd drive

Hello and welcome to Techspot.

Have you tried going to your cd drive`s manufacturers site and downloading the latest firmware etc?

I`m not saying that this will help but it might!!

Regards Howard
 

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I downloaded a game from z8games (crossfire) it worked fine untill yesterday..now every time I try to download anything a message pops up stating..The resource loaded cache doesnt have loaded MUI entry..I contacted gateway and was told this will be costly..I also tried a patch application that had the same results as underlined..I have no idea what to do any help will be great...my email is [email protected] ....please help
 

A:need help with MUI entry...(the resource loaded cache doesnt have loaded MUI entry)

Never had this problem since i dont really download stuff.

I can only say is get a backup restore from yesterday and you should be fine.
 

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My Toshiba satellite c50-b has been infected by the loaded.exe virus any help on how to remove it ?
Thanks

A:Infected by loaded.exe on windows 10

Hello whacker42 and welcome to Bleeping Computer.
My name is Satchfan and I would be glad to help you with your computer problem.Please read the following guidelines which will help to make cleaning your machine easier:
please follow all instructions in the order posted
please continue to review my answers until I tell you your machine appears to be clear. Absence of symptoms does not mean that everything is clear
all logs/reports, etc. must be posted in Notepad. Please ensure that word wrap is unchecked. In Notepad click Format, uncheck Word wrap if it is checked
if you don't understand something, please don't hesitate to ask for clarification before proceeding
the fixes are specific to your problem and should only be used for this issue on this machine.
please reply within 3 days. If you do not reply within this period I will post a reminder but topics with no reply in 4 days will be closed!
IMPORTANT:
Please DO NOT install/uninstall any programs unless asked to.
Please DO NOT run any scans other than those requested
===================================================Note: Please follow these instructions in the order given.
===================================================Download and run AdwCleaner
Download AdwCleaner from here and save it to your desktop.
run AdwCleaner by clicking on Scan
when it has finished, leave everything that was found checked, (ticked), then click on Clean
if it asks to reboot, allow the reboot
on reboot a log will be produced; please attach t... Read more

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