Help Needed... stop c000021a {fatal system error}

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Nath1208

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Really need help guys...

my comp went down this morning...



I was installing Windows xp upgrades (service pack 2 i think) when my PC did a reboot, but I got the message:

stop c000021a {fatal system error}
the windows logon process system process terminated unexpectedly.

I can F8 to the safe mode selection screen, but none of the selections will allow it to start windows - it returns to the error message.

I also dont have XP on disk as it was pre installed.

Have i lost all my hard drive?

any ideas guys?

Thanks in advanced
 
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That error occurs (according to MS) when there is a pending file rename that Windows can't complete. The problem from the link was a chkdsk issue. This sounds like the updater couldn't finish it's job. I don't know what to look for in Konquer(?) in Knoppix. Does the computer have a recovery partition?
 
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