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New X1 --- error msg at startup

Q: New X1 --- error msg at startup

My new Thinkpad X1 has a problem: after booting into Windows 10 Pro, an error message appears on the home screen. The message is: "There was a problem starting C:\Program Files(x86)ThinkPad\Utilities\PWMTR64V.dll The specified module could not be found." Otherwise, everything else seems to work fine. I originally set up Windows 10 Pro with a Microsoft account, then updated all the Windows and Lenovo files.Then I realized I could do the setup without a Microsoft account which I didn't want anyway. So I then did a Windows system reset and did a clean setup this time with a personal account. Then I again updated the Windows and Lenovo files. Then the next time I restarted the computer, I got the error message. I did a file search for the missing PWMTR64V.dll, and I found it in another folder: c:\Program Data\Lenovo\ImController\Plugins\ThinkpowerPackage\x86\PWMTR64V.dll. Just to see if I could get rid of the error message, I copied the PWMTR64V.dll file, then created C:\Program Files(x86)ThinkPad\Utilities\folder and pasted the dll there. Then, at system startup, the error msg did not appear. The problem seems to be fixed, but it is no real fix --- and now I wonder if there might be other files that might have been displaced as well, and that might cause trouble in the future. So my question is --- why might this be happening? What Lenovo program is looking for this dll where it doesn't exist? Is there a Windows reset that goes deeper than the system reset? Any ideas? I just got this computer and haven't loaded anything yet, so I don't mind wiping everything out right now. I purchased the 3-year onsite warranty upgrade, but Lenovo said it didn't cover software issues. I may have to return this computer because of the uncertainty about this problem. Any help or clues appreciated.

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A: New X1 --- error msg at startup

Hi see below support article. Not sure why a new machine would have this issue though.


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Hi guys I was cleaning my laptop turned it on and it just wouldn't work so I turned it off and on again and it was giving me this error code saying my keyboard is not detected in start up. It then says there was a problem and shoots me to startup repair where it's just stuck not doing anything. My mouse and keyboard don't work, but I have a wireless mouse that I can use I can't access safe mode either because my keyboard doesn't work and I don't know if I can get a keyboard hooked up since my computer might not be able to recognize it. Sorry for the badly worded paragraph it's really late and I need to go to sleep. How can I solve this problem. Also startup time is really long ( usually 20 seconds) is now 5 min an doesn't even start up some times and I have no recovery disks or anything like that so im really confused what to do
Edit: A quick update, I started my computer in the morning and was not getting error 01010003, and my computer started perfectly fine however my keyboard still isn't working. I think it might be a driver problem, but I can't access Safe Mode... because my keyboard doesn't work. Is the only way of getting the key board to work getting a new keyboard and using that to diagnose the problem through safe mode or?

A:Error 0101003 Keyboard no detected, stuck on startup/startup repair

In this situation, you have to use another keyboard in order to test. I wish you will be luckier than me .... for me it turned out to be a motherboard failure My computer was working normally .... but no USB/PS2 ports were working.

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My laptop hasn't been in use for about a few weeks and all of a sudden, I am getting a Windows Error Recovery on Startup. I am given two options: Launch Startup Repair (recommended) and Start Windows Normally. Nothing happens when I try to restart Windows normally -- I only see a black screen. Upon selecting System Recovery, a teal screen pops up with "System Recovery Options" telling me to select a keyboard layout. Then it tells me to select my OS, but it comes up blank, telling me to load drivers for my hard disks. I stopped right there.

I am a little hesitant about using the System Recovery in fear of losing important files. If this is a possibility, I may try to backup my files using an alternate OS, like Ubuntu. Or are my files already long gone? Is this just a restore for important Windows files or a complete restore of Windows back to factory settings?

I have not installed any new software or devices. Running Windows Vista x64.

A:Windows Startup Error - System Recovery Launch Startup Repair

Definitely try to backup your files before doing anything else.

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so everything was fine when my laptop started to become very slow and i used to get the BSOD very often so i decided to recover the system to the initial state . i did that and everything was fine , then i updated the windows 7 service pack 1 and finished the installation and rebooted my computer , the start-up at least took half an hour at that time and the service pack 1 installation showed "not successful " i tried to again to update the service pack1 which showed 73.6mb - 892.6mb so i updated it again and again the same thing happened.

then i researched and found out that there is some problem with the windows service pack 1 and some daemon tools driver sptd.sys is also involved or something so i uninstalled daemon tools as well as windows 7 service pack 1 from control panel .

now the system is back to its normal speed once it starts up fully , and unless i switch it off there is no problem , but when i restart the system it takes at least half an hour to start up sometimes more than that , sometimes it never starts and i see the BSOD after the welcome screen with error 0x000000f4 and the physical memory dump fails with error 0xc0000010 .

i had also found something about minidump files which i didnt understand anything about , but i still tried to find the folder but i couldnt find the minidump folder in c:/windows/ so i figured maybe i didnt have a minidump folder.

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A:BSOD on startup , error 0x000000f4 . startup takes half an hour

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As the title suggests, my Acer Aspire has been running startup repair for over 20 hours following a BSOD yesterday. I'm not sure if it's worth the wait so maybe you all can shed some light. Yesterday I was stressfully trying to search for something (using Chrome) and the website I was on froze; admittedly I slammed the heels of my hands down on the laptop at that point. The site unfroze after less than 30 seconds, I continued using my laptop without incident, then let it hibernate for about an hour. Started up fine after that, and at that point I was beginning to rip a DVD (one that I owned; I just wanted the files on my computer) using a program that I've used successfully in the past, but the rip failed. So I began using VLC instead, and hadn't actually started ripping any files when my laptop froze. I had been trying to point to a file path for saving but hadn't saved anything. The laptop was completely unresponsive after several minutes, so I hit the power key to restart, which is when I got the BSOD. It flashed too quickly for me to read or remember anything other than the word KERNEL. I've been wracking my brain trying to remember if it said kernel error or kernel memory error or what.

After the BSOD I had the option to start normally or in startup repair; I hit "start windows normally" but it went to repair anyway. It was on the grey screen with the cursor but I thought it had frozen again, so I did another hard restart. No BSOD this time, but again the opti... Read more

A:BSOD on startup, unknown error, startup repair running too long

Bump...how can I tell if the startup repair is working?

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This message now appears on an otherwise excellent computer.

Cannot connect to wireless broadband (I'm doing this on my Equium P200D)

Any ideas. I've tried the Toshiba help to no avail.

A:Qosmio E10 CFSServ Listen Error & Recv InitConnect Error appears on startup


Someone wrote in this forum that the CFSServ is part of ConfigFree utility.
Remove ConfigFree application from the system and try to use and configure your WLan again or try to use the LAN connectivity!

Check it out

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Here's my story:

My sister's PC had been corrupted in lots of unnecessary programs and apps.
I deleted those craps. Windows Action Center then prompts me to update my windows, and I did.
PC restarted and POOF!!!, I am seem to be forever stuck in the Startup Repair Loop.
So I tried System Restore, but it's giving me the error code stated above (error 0x80070003).
I also tried System Image Recovery, and it's not also of help. Also, checking Hardware Options didn't help.
Lastly, I tried the Command Prompt option and it gives me nothing.

So how can I possible fix this error? ((

thanks in advance for those helpful respondents ))

A:Startup Repair Error (Forever Loop) Error Code 0x80070003

Hello Cath, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You might see if the tutorial below may be able to help with this.

Startup Repair Infinite Loop Recovery

Hope this helps,

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Hi to all,

Around 5 days ago, some sort of error, cropped up while installation of Kaspersky Anti Virus on my laptop, and after that everytime, I turned the system on, I faced the blue screen error.

Then, i formatted my laptop and reinstalled Windows XP. It was running fine for two days. Suddenly, it started giving error "Logonui.exe application error" at startup displaying something similar to "The instruction at '0x0037149c' referenced memory" something.. It had to buttons - Cancel (for debugging) and Ok.. I pressed cancel/ok/close button. It always cropped up. Until after a series of pressing buttons, my log on screen came. After logging in, all my icons and taskbar gone. So, i opened Windows Task Manager and run "explorer.exe". After everything came up, Some Data Execution Prevention error cropped up. Whenever i tried clicking "Close Message", it always came up again with a separate window for the "Send Error Report to Microsoft" dialog box.

Whenever I connected to internet, the link under my Internet started blinking very fast. I even left it without any internet application open, but it still went on. I saw the properties window of my connection. It went on and on. And in return, everything went slow. Internet surfing and downloading. And one major problem occurred that, whenever I leave my internet open for a short while, it shows the blue screen of error and restarts.

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A:Logonui.exe error at startup, dvd-rom not burning discs, blue screen error and more.

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This is a family member's laptop. It is a Dell Inspirion N4110 running Win 7 Home Premium x64
They gave it to me complaining that the shutdown button restarts the computer and will not actually shut it down.
So I checked its preferences, they were fine. I went into the registry and changed the value from 1 to 0. That didn't work. (I changed it back)

I noticed on start up there is an error (it still pops up) that says there was a problem starting c:\users\blah\AppData\Roaming\homsp.dll The specified module could not be found.

The I decided to run a virus scan. Their McAfee had expired so I uninstalled it along with some odd software from a company called SysTweak or something and installed AVG and Malware Bytes. Those full scans came back clean except AVG found something and removed it but it wasn't of any significance to this issue.

I decided to check Windows Update, it wouldn't run. So I tried to restart it in Services and it wasn't there. After some piddling I found a program that supposedly fixed the problem for you. It was called Fix WU. I got it Softpedia. After running it the Windows Update service was back. I was able to install some updates and thought all was well. Then there were more updates. I tried to install them and got an error 80246008.

So I then realized BITS wasn't listed in the Services, either. I found a download (? [SOLUTION] Windows Update and BITS services missing) that contained reg files for Windows 7, installed it, ran the bits file and then res... Read more

A:Update error 80246008, Restart on Shutdown, dll startup error

I'm in no way a expert on such things but I did notice something you found.

Their is no way of knowing all the things a program like that has done. If I had to repair this computer I would start with a repair install.

Give this a good read.

Repair Install

Then I would install MSE for a anti virus and use the built in Windows Firewall.


Little note: If you didn't use McAfee's online removal tool their could of been left overs of McAfee on the computer when you installed AVG and that would be just more problems.
Any anti virus program you remove I recommend using their own removal tool found online.

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I am having problems with my computer starting in safe mode all the time. I have tried going into msdos and putting in boot 0 and changing read only stuff back again but to no avail.(ie) brindle 10-20-03.. help! I must have changed something some where eh? Also I keep getting these error mess. more and more. I have aim and just recently it started giving me mss about that and if I don't catch the pop up window that comes with aim, in time then my puter freezes on me and I have to shut down and go in again.. Also....... I am still getting the start up mess of a file is missing and to delete and uninstall etc etc then it has Mcaffee system ini etc etc ,...Well I went and deleted all Mcaffee stuff as recomemned by styxx and am still getting this at start up? HELP I am ready to throw this out the window... no pun intended! My husband thinks I have ruined his computer and is still giving me dirty looks..... I have windows 98se. 254 mgbytes memory, I think,and have dsl...Help

A:safe mode and startup error and error messages

Have you tried going into set-up and resetting all controls to "default setting"?

You're computer is most likely going into default mode because there is something else wrong with it.

You most likely haven't ruined it........jus need to take this one step at a time

What were the first error messages you were getting?

What happened the first time your computer started in safe mode all by itself?

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Hey Everyone,

Please help! I recently let my roomate use my desktop - and now my computer seems to be dying.

Upon startup I get the following 3 errors:

RUNDLL: Error loading C:\WINDOWS\ociganis.dll
RUNDLL: Error loading C:\WINDOWS\dshtpras.dll
hpqthb08.exe - Common Language Runtime Debugging Services: Application has generated an exception that could not be handled. Process id=0xfa0 (4000), Thread id=0xfa4 (4004). Click OK to terminate the application. Click CANCEL to debug the application.

ALSO - Most importantly... my internet is not working! I've gone into the settings and changed everything back to default, but still no luck.

Any help?

A:RUNDLL Error & hpqthb08.exe Error at startup - No internet

welcome! I know that hp one is from hp imaging programs that install with a scanner or camera or something. Try uninstalling that and let us know what happens.

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I have read a lot of helpful information on this site, so for that I want to say thanks!

I am struggling to fix the error that I get upon startup on my Toshiba Satellite L655 which Reads"

Error in C:\Users\(my name)\AppData\Roaming\actxprxy1.dll
Missing entry:Igwq

I just realized that this isn't referencing actxprxy.dll - it has a "1" stuck in there which is raising a red flag for me and may be why all my google searches come up empty.

I have updated windows, which I didn't update currently because I keep it up to date, I have run Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool which found nothing, I have run Malwarebytes which found nothing I have of course run my current anti-virus, malware, registry cleaner software and it says all is good too. Nothing is running poorly on my computer but I am starting to think that there was something that happened and my computer was able to remove it but maybe not all of it or there are damaged files from it? I am not super computer saavy but I do pretty well and can definately can follow good directions. I would really appreciate any help with this that anyone can provide!


A:Error upon Startup, "Error in C:\Users\....\actxprxy1.dll


Is there a actxprxy.dll present?

Is there an error in your event logs? When does the error display?

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The rest fo the error message says- "Failed to read configuration file. Please contact system administrator"
I have just R and R'd Firefox and I'm still getting this error message. It won't run now and now I see just how horrible IE is in XP,since I'm forced to use it now....sob
Please Help!!

A:Firefox won't startup-Error message says "Configuration error"

Only an idea!!!!  Not sure but it may be the newer FF may not run well on XP, you could experiment by down loading and older version.
Just checked I may be right check the link below!

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Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft

Try to start clean boot Troubleshoot Application Conflicts by Performing a Clean Startup
Same problem?

I'm having same problem, but this solution didn't work for me.

VSS is autostart and running.

I've been running Macrium Reflect (free) for months on this system with no problem, but seem to remember it updated a few days ago.

Any other ideas?

BTW, I notice this thread is marked 'solved' so should I open a new thread?

Thanks, J.

A:Macrium Reflect error BEX64 (Win error?) on MR startup


This problem got solve with update of macrium reflect few days after this problem started. But again few days ago got other next update from macrium and now same problem happen again.

Think I'll change to Comodo backup, its free too.

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After installing win7 64bit home premium I cannot rum Macrium Reflect (free).
On startup of MR I get this msg:

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BEX64
Application Name: Reflect.exe
Application Version: 5.3.7109.0
Application Timestamp: 53ccfa37
Fault Module Name: StackHash_511e
Fault Module Version:
Fault Module Timestamp: 00000000
Exception Offset: 0000000171af0000
Exception Code: c0000005
Exception Data: 0000000000000008
OS Version: 6.1.7601.
Locale ID: 1033
Additional Information 1: 511e
Additional Information 2: 511ea21ce31ca5b9d66e08a72b3f15b4
Additional Information 3: 41bf
Additional Information 4: 41bf1755a6f43c010a107e904eb3c9eb

Searching MR forum the only lead I got was Win VSS. (MR won't let free users register for forums)
VSS is autostart and running. I re-registered VSS componentsand that didn't work.
Any ideas or help?

A:Macrium Reflect error BEX64 (Win error?) on MR startup

Try to start clean boot Troubleshoot Application Conflicts by Performing a Clean Startup
Same problem?

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Hi. I am currently using windows xp professional and on startup, i get these two annoying messages:

Error loading C:\WINDOWS\xccdf16_080906a.dll
The specified module cannot be found

Error loading C:\WINDOWS\xccdf16_080906a.dll
The specified module cannot be found

These messages are very annoying and i would like to get rid of them.
Here is my hijackthis log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 12:06:33 PM, on 10/Sep/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16705)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Acronis\Schedule2\schedul2.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\IVT Corporation\BlueSoleil\BTNtService.exe
C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero8\Nero BackItUp\NBService.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Acronis\Fomatik\TrueImageTryStartService.exe
C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware Workstation\vmware-authd.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\VMware\VMware Virtual Image Editing\vmount2.exe
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A:RUNDLL Error on startup, error loading

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When i startup my computer an error appears

(Name Of Box)MOM.EXE - .NET Framework Initialization Error
(Red circle with X) Unable to find a version of the runtime to run this application.
[ OK ] Button

The picture on the task bar is the ATI logo and says ATI. I looked up MOM.exe and knew it has something to do with ATI, i have tried uninstalling and reinstalling my ATI drivers, didnt fix the problem.

I was having a problem before where I had a similar error at startup. The name of the box was MOM.EXE, and it said it couldnt run the problem if i remember right.

Im both cases i can click the OK button and the error doesnt come up again until i restart my computer.

I am using Windows XP Home.

Thanks in advance for the help.

A:At Startup Error: Mom.exe - .net Framework Initialization Error

This error may be a result of the .NET Framework either not being installed or the installation is corrupt. Go Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove Programs and make sure the Show Updates box at the top is checked. Then search for an entry called:Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0If it is there remove it (don't worry if it is not there). Then go to this site and download a fresh copy of it. Install it, reboot and then see if your problem has been solved.

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Windows vista enterprise edition on start up shows an error rundll32.exe,
error message saying "windows cannot access the specified device,path,or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item

A:Rundll32.exe error on startup error message saying "windows cannot access the specified device,path,or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item

Please click start, type msconfig and press Enter.
Under the startup tab, find the item reads like RUNDLL32.EXE, c:\windows\system32\xxx.dll and uncheck it.
Save the change and restart.
Or you can modify the registry by loading registry editor.
Navigate to HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
Deleted the RUNDLL32.EXE, c:\windows\system32\xxx.dll
Regards,Please remember to click ?Mark as Answer? on the post that helps you, and to click ?Unmark as Answer? if a marked post does not actually answer your question. This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread. ?

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When the machine would normally be going to the Windows startup screen, instead it shows two lines of print separated by a blank line, white print on a black screen:

Boot error: 0-00

Select partition to boot, 0-3:_

the underline at the end of the second line is a flashing cursor. It remains with this showing until I enter any character, and hit 'RETURN', whereupon the normal boot process resumes. It doesn't matter if I enter one of the four requested digits or something else, any character will do. While this seems simple enough, it worries me - I don't like partition problems, especially since I'v seen Windows 7 repeatedly simultaneously convert normal partitions on up to three drives at once into completely unreadable garbage that no partitioning software can read. While there seems to be no consequence from this behavior, I've become very skittish since witnessing what Win 7 can so completely foul up. I've had this boot error before, and the only thing that removed it was completely repartitioning and reformatting the drive involved. Does any body recognise this? I've been working on and in computer systems since they were called 'numerical calculators', back in the fifties, and I've never seen this until two years ago. Both times I've seen this start, it's begun at startup from a cold boot, after a long series of drive changes, otherwise I know of no other common factor. I know I'm getting old and stodgy, but I really don't like this. The error stays with the driv... Read more

A:Startup error 'Boot error:0-00'

Just out of curiosity have you run a malware scan with malwarebytes?

Please download the free version of Malwarebytes.
Update it immediately.
Do a full system scan
Let us know the results at the end.

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Today I got my new laptop and decided to dual boot Ubuntu and Windows 7 on it. After several hours of partitioning and researching, I ran into many issues. Eventually I decided to boot Ubuntu from a USB drive, open up Gparted, and delete any and all Linux partitions while expanding the size of the Windows partition back to normal.

Unfortunately, in the process, I must have made an error, because now upon startup I get the "bootmgr is missing" error. I don't have a recovery CD nor does my laptop have a CD drive, so that's out of the question, but I know for a fact my Hard Drive has a recovery partition on it. I want to restore my computer back to normal, keeping my old files if necessary. However, since I just got the computer today, I clearly don't have anything on there I can't afford to lose, so if I must do a factory reset I will.

A:"Bootmgr is missing" error upon startup, caused by human error

Welcome to the forum,

Sounds like quite a mess, you can try Bootmgr is missing - Fix

Since you don't have an optical drive you can USB Windows 7 Installation Key Drive - Create

Since you need a repair disc or an install disc to do that you'll want to create one

With the installer ISO for your licensed version here Official Windows 7 SP1 ISO from Digital River ? My Digital Life

You may just want to get a superior clean reinstall using the COA key on your computer,

Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7

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Good day

I had a problem with my fingerprint identifier thingy on my hp laptop, so I reinstalled it.
Ever since rebooting my computer after that, my windows system will not start up normally.
When I start it up it takes me to startup repair. Which does not work.
System restore will not work either.

Help would be very appreciated.

A:Startup error

Hello and Welcome !

Follow this article Startup Repair - Run 3 Separate Times and see if that fixes your issue.

Hope this helps,

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I am running Windows Vista Home Basic SP2.Recently I had a problem getting rid of a fake antivirus rogue program called antimalware doctor. I went through numerous steps.. here is the link to the previous thread I had: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic342313.htmlAfter getting rid of the BSOD problem I could finally start the computer in normal mode (before only safe mode worked). But now when normal mode starts, immediately I get the message:"Windows has encountered a critical problem and will automatically restart in 1 minute"and then in a separate window:"Services and controller app stopped working and was closed."Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.

A:Error on startup

You could begin by disabling startup programs using msconfig/startup/uncheck items one by one.http://netsquirrel.com/msconfig/index.htmlassuming you have a free antivirus program like Avira.http://www.free-av.com/en/download/index.html

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Hi All,

I have a laptop with Windows 7 on it. When i am trying to boot it, I am getting startup error. I ran startup repair couple of time and still it is not loggin.
After last startup repair a different message has came as"SMART Failure is predicted, please back up your data immedately.... etc. Press F1 to continue".
When i am pressing F1 to continue it is giving me two option
1) Start Window Repair.
2) Start Windows Normally.
I tried to execute both options but for both option it goes to same screen which says, insert the installation disk and start the repair.
I have some critical data which i want to backup before anything go wrong. Please help me by suggesting the ways to boot my laptop so that i can take the data back up.
Thanks in advance

A:Win 7 Startup Error

Use Ubuntu Live CD to Backup Files from Your Dead Windows Computer - How-To Geek

I have helped many and this, so far, has never failed.

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I bought this computer a little less then a year ago, and it's been working fine up till about a month ago.

My computer randomly decides to restart itself, and then goes to an error message that states "Reboot and select proper boot device or insert boot media in selected boot device and press a key."

I will restart it a few times, and I'll keep getting this message. After a few more restarts, it will load windows normally, like it never happened.

I was just wondering what's wrong with it, and what I can do to fix it ...

A:Error at Startup

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After I have logged in to my laptop and the desktop comes I get an error message that says

" Could not load or run 'C:\Windows\service.exe specified in the registry. Make sure the file exists on your computer or remove the reference to it in the registry. "

I have tried CCleaner and have had a look through the Registry bu I can't seem to find what is causing the problem.

Any suggestions or fixes will be greatly appreciated.


A:Startup Error

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hi people..
i have a problem with my computer startup. Each time i boot my windows, i get a startup error saying "cannot find c:\windows\fonts\explorer.exe" due to which my computer starts slowly... So please try helping me finding a way out...

this is the log file after scanning using hijack...
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 8:20:42 PM, on 9/8/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Symantec_Client_Security\Symantec AntiVirus\DefWatch.exe
C:\Program Files\Ahead\ODD Toolkit\DVDTray.exe
C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD\PDVDServ.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec_Client_Security\Symantec AntiVirus\Rtvscan.exe
E:\Spyware Doctor\svcntaux.exe
C:\Program Files\WallpaperToy\Wallpapertoy.Exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings,ProxyServer =
F2 - REG:system.ini: Shell=Expl... Read more

A:startup error

Duplicate thread. Other one here: http://forums.techguy.org/windows-nt-2000-xp/621173-startup-error.html

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hi there can anyone help when windows loads i get this message system32\bridge.dll this specified module could not be found this problem only started after i used pest patrol can anyone help i have run hijack this kind regards slamitinLogfile of HijackThis v1.97.7Scan saved at 09:57:30, on 02/05/2004Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Ahead\InCD\InCDsrv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\EPSON\EBAPI\eEBSVC.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\EPSON\EBAPI\SAgent2.exeC:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exeC:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\AdvTools\NPROTECT.EXEC:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMAgent.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:... Read more

A:error on startup

can anyone help me please in getting desperate

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i am using a win vista operating system in my laptop
i dont know how i get RunDLL errors....
these are the errors with subject of "specific module could not found"



please help me to remove this erros

and i want to remove expired norton antivirus from my system, so how can i remove it?????

wait for reply!!!!

A:startup dll error ............

Go to control panel then click on add remove programs and uninstall norton.

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I've recently installed Vista Inspirat on my WXP Sp 2 PC. After installation was complete, it told me to reboot my PC, but before it loads up the login menu, these error message appears:
"The exception unknown software exception (0xc0000409) occurred in the aplication at location 0x5a42c5dc"

brss01a.exe error showing:
0x5a4189f and 0x0000000

And winlogon.exe
0x5a41489f and 0x0000000

Need solutions please, I kinda suck at PCs and the worst part about this problem is that I couldn't get access to safe mode, some blue menu popsup asking me to select my desired boot device:
1st Floppy Drive

I need suggestions please, as I'm new to this, detailed step-by-step walkthroughs will be much appreciated. But also note that I have NO access to safe mode, unless someone can point out a way to enable it through BIOS. Thanks.

A:Startup Error

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I am posting the completed aswmbr scan as requested. Thanks.
aswMBR version Copyright© 2011 AVAST Software
Run date: 2012-08-12 19:37:21
19:37:21.332 OS Version: Windows 6.0.6002 Service Pack 2
19:37:21.332 Number of processors: 2 586 0xF0D
19:37:21.332 ComputerName: STEPHEN-PC UserName: Stephen
19:37:39.111 Initialize success
19:38:51.005 AVAST engine defs: 12081201
19:39:19.824 Disk 0 (boot) \Device\Harddisk0\DR0 -> \Device\Ide\IdeDeviceP0T0L0-0
19:39:19.825 Disk 0 Vendor: WDC_WD4000AAJS-65TKA0 12.01C01 Size: 381554MB BusType: 3
19:39:19.832 Disk 0 MBR read successfully
19:39:19.833 Disk 0 MBR scan
19:39:19.867 Disk 0 unknown MBR code
19:39:19.868 Disk 0 Partition 1 80 (A) 07 HPFS/NTFS NTFS 372475 MB offset 63
19:39:19.900 Disk 0 Partition 2 00 07 HPFS/NTFS NTFS 9075 MB offset 762830460
19:39:19.908 Disk 0 scanning sectors +781417665
19:39:19.971 Disk 0 scanning C:\Windows\system32\drivers
19:39:35.513 Service scanning
19:40:03.914 Modules scanning
19:40:30.344 Disk 0 trace - called modules:
19:40:30.356 ntkrnlpa.exe CLASSPNP.SYS disk.sys acpi.sys hal.dll ataport.SYS pciide.sys PCIIDEX.SYS atapi.sys
19:40:30.359 1 nt!IofCallDriver -> \Device\Harddisk0\DR0[0x85f98a78]
19:40:30.362 3 CLASSPNP.SYS[8a7a68b3] -> nt!IofCallDriver -> [0x84d8e408]
19:40:30.366 5 acpi.... Read more

A:Startup error

Create a restore point before modifying registry entriesPress Windows+R key and typeregedit and click okBrowse to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\WindowsOn right pane you should find LOAD or RUN key with this value C:users/stephen/appdata/local/temp/{73984~1.exe ,delete it.If you get access denied error go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windowsright click on Windows key Click on permissionsCLick on EveryoneUnder permissions ,select FULL CONTROL and click ok,now you should be able to delete the LOAD keyPlease run mbam again and post the new log

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I have a new Lenovo laptop with Windows7 and everytime I wake it up or start it up it has an error that reads: Can Not Find C:\Program Files (x86)\Lenovo\VeriFace\VerifyHost.exe. If I click OK it goes away but it's getting annoying.

The laptop had some kind of Veriface program that recognizes your face or something to log you on, but I didn't want it so I removed it from the Control Panel. I also went in to msconfig and unchecked that program from the Start tab but it still does this. Is there something on the msconfig Tasks or Applications tab that I need to remove also? I don't see anything on there that says "VeriFace" or something like that and I don't want to start removing things just because I'm not sure what they do.

Any help appreciated.

A:How do I get rid of this startup error?

press winkey + r
type msconfig and hit enter in the box that appears
in the new window select use selective startup. the go to the startup tab
Find the offending app and untick it, okay out.
As a general rule just about everything there can be safely removed.
You can experiment easy enough.

Note: you will get a single message basically telling you msconfig was used the next time you startup, it will go away if you untick the box before closing it and not bother you again.

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Error shown on screen on startup. also some programs will not work and one tells me the programs is not 32-bit compatable but will run other 7 machines

A:Error on startup

Hi Couger97 Welcome to Seven Forums .. What is the error you get at Startup screen .. Also what Programs do not work .. Try and give us as much Information as possible ... Run sfc/scannow and Report back with the results please

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I have an advent 5511 Laptop, about 2 years 6 months old, and I am experiencing problems when I start my system.

I get the message that CMOS time is wrong and Checksum is bad...it loads up using I think backup settings and is very slow.

I have no idea what the problem is and I keep having to reset time and date. The only way to avoid this is to keep my Laptop on 24/7.

Any ideas how to fix??

This was purchased from PC World as a refurbished system..

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium , Service Pack 2, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU P7350 @ 2.00GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 6
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 1912 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 4 Series Express Chipset Family, 828 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 227472 MB, Free - 165606 MB; S: Total - 1499 MB, Free - 1449 MB;
Motherboard: DIXONSXP , DIXONSXP , ,
Antivirus: Norton Internet Security, Updated and Enabled

A:StartUp Error.

Hi and welcome

If your BIOS have been updated recently, your CMOS settings may have reset. Make sure that the values entered in the BIOS are correct or simply reset them to the default settings.

Otherwise, your CMOS battery may not be functioning properly. You can easily change it, though.

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i am using a win vista operating system in my laptop
i dont know how i get RunDLL errors....
these are the errors with subject of "specific module could not found"



please help me to remove this erros

and i want to remove expired norton antivirus from my system, so how can i remove it?????

wait for reply!!!!

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I used the system recovery cd today because my sound wasn't working. Well, my sound works now but at every time I turn the computer on I get a windows explorer error and can only see the "Start" and time on the bottom bar. It also keeps refreshing itself every couple of minutes after every error report.
it pretty much just says "Windows Explorer has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience."
can't use the windows button on the keyboard or anything, its just an hourglass when I put the pointer over the bottom bar.

any help would be appreciated, thanks

A:error at startup

Okay, first because of a sound problem, you basically reinstalled the entire Operating System ?

Given that you have done so, it's possible the install was bad. You could just reinstall again and see if it works right this time.

Normally, bad installs mean a hardware problem. Maybe a scratched disk, but doubtful. Bad Cd drive or bad Hard Drive. Or worse.

Did you do anything to the computer after the reinstallation. Install any programs ?

Did you go on the internet without updating windows, and setting up an Anti-Virus software ?

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Thank you everyone for reading this message:

When I start up my (windows xp operating) computer an error message appears. It states: "We apologize for the inconvenience, but Windows did not start successfully. A recent heardware or software might have caused this....Then it gives me 5 options:
Safe Mode
Safe Mode w/ Networking
Safe Mode w/ Command Prompt
Last Known Good Config...
Start Windows Automatically

Only the Safe Mode Options work!

I tried both System Restore and the Windows Setup Disks.

I did not add new hardware, but I installed a new program--Adobe Photoshop 6.0


P.S. Is Photoshop 6.0 compatible with Windows XP?

A:Error on Startup! HELP!

What happens with "Last Good Config" or a 'normal' option (is that the last one?)

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A while back I tried installing an old scanner on my laptop but it didnt work. After uninstalling, everytime I turn on the computer I get the following message:

'Could not load or run F:/CDSETUP.EXE specified in the registry. Make sure the file exists in on the computer or remove the referenece to it in the registry'

I have seached for this on my laptop and found nothing. I entered the registry (Regedit) searched for it, found it and deleted it. After doing so, the message still appears. I'm at my wits end! Someone please help!



Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium , 32 bit
Processor: AMD Turion(tm) 64 X2 Mobile Technology TL-60, x64 Family 15 Model 104 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3006 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 7150M / nForce 630M, 64 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 226274 MB, Free - 24514 MB; D: Total - 12197 MB, Free - 1891 MB;
Motherboard: Quanta, 30D1, 85.24, None1
Antivirus: ESET NOD32 antivirus system 2.70, Updated: No, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled

A:Error on startup

Sometimes, there are more than 1 entry for a file in the registry. Go search again.

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When I log in, I get an error:
"Error loading C:\program files\wildtangentApps\CDA\cdaEngine0400.dll
The specified module could nor be found"

I've used the RUN:MSCONFIG command and removed the startup item from the list, but now when it starts up, it is in "Selective startup" mode, is there any way i can remove the startup item from the list without it being in selective startup? THere is no "wildtangentapps" folder in Program Files, btw.

A:Startup Error

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during startup of my windows millenium,when i reach the desktop area i get an error message" IPHLPAPI.DLL cannot start check file for error" how should i handle this?

A:startup error

go here for the file and how to...


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Im getting "error loading C:\Windows\javadg.dll the specified module couldn't be found" I reinstalled Win XP (upgrade-not a full new reinstall) and I am still getting this. I ran Spy-bot and SpyBlaster and it fixed all known problems. Any help greatly appreciated. Dave.

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On startup I am recieving this error message:

Error loading C:/WINNT/system32/nvcpl.dll
DLL Utilization Routine Failed.

Now my display settings are all messed up.

What is this and how do I fix it?


A:Run DLL error on startup. HELP, please.

You probably need to reinstall or upgrade your Video drivers.

Nvidia's driver support can be found here:


On the other hand, if this is XP, you could simply try a System Restore if the problem hasn't been happening for too long. Start > Run > msconfig and select "launch system restore". Choose a date prior to the problem. All registry changes and new installs will be undone. Any recently added personal files should be protected by saving them in My Documents.

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when i start my computer, there comes an error. that is-- PXE- network boot cancelled by keystroke ERROR: no boot device has been detected or the disk failed.please tell me any solution for my problem

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Hi, I installed a program on my Vista Home Premium laptop and I get the following error: "apchost.create failed"
I've searched this error and tried the only advise I could find which was to try and launch the app as an admin, but no luck. Any further help would be appreciated. This is a Cad/Cam program version 2007 and works fine on XP.

A:App Startup Error

Many XP CAD programs are known not to work on Vista, did you check with the software vendor to see if it is compatible with Vista?

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Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt:

You can attempt to repair this file by starting Windows Setup using the original Setup CD-ROM.
Select 'r' at the first screen to start repair.Click to expand...

I've looked just about everywhere to try to fix this error. I've read that it could be either a software or a hardware error.
I had just got done reformating my computer when i got this error and I have tried the Restore DVD the computer came with. Ive tried all options from the DVD, which was just a full reformat and another option that reformats while keeping all personal files and such.
Not only that but Ive tried removing one 512 stick of ram and seeing if it helped and it didnt so i put it back and took out the other stick and still no luck... Ive also removed the video card and I still am getting the same error.
Cant start in Safe Mode either, so count that option out.
Annnnny ideas?

A:Startup error

try to search from the internet about "system32/DRIVERS/pci.sys" some of these file from the system32 can be downloaded. Hope it will help you

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i got a msg on statup
which display "ventcfg" as dialog box name
and msg reads " could not locate the application configuration file"
please help me to rectify this

A:error msg on startup

Google about this file ventcfg.exe Windows process - What is it?
Reinstall Venturi Wireless or remove orphans by using AutoRuns Autoruns for Windows

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When I start my computer up, instead of going through its process and bringing me to the sign on screen, it hangs up on a black screen with white writing. It says the following:

Phoenix--AwardBIOS v6. 00PG
Copyright (c) 1984--2007, Phoenix Technical, LTD

Copy disk(s) Fail (40)
Press F1 to continue, F2 to enter Setup

**Edited: (It may actually not actually say "Copy disk(s) Fail (40)" as I can only see "opy" as the word begins to the left of my monitor. I ASSUME it says "Copy."

I pressed F1 to continue and it brought me to sign on screen. Everything seems fine. I restarted and it did the same exact thing. I did a system restore to last week when it was not doing this and upon restart, it did the same thing. It just sits there until I press F1. Why is it doing this and what can I do to fix it?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you,

A:Please help with error on startup

I don't know about fixing the actual source of that, but you could go to BIOS setup and find an option reagarding continuing with or without pressing F1 when an error occurs. Change it. It should boot without asking to press F1.

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