Stop:c0000221 unknown hard error.Help

  doodle 16:30 20 May 2003

I received the following as I was reinstalling windows XP.
STOP : c0000221 Unknown Hard Error/SystemRoot\System32\ntdll.dll
I am unable to do anything,I tried to install on a seperate drive but same thing.How can I do a frsh XP install.
Any advice would be appreciated.

  JoeC 16:34 20 May 2003

helps you.

click here

  VoG™ 16:35 20 May 2003
  doodle 16:45 20 May 2003

I am unable to reinstall XP as it reaches a certain stage and the dreaded blue screen appears with this message.I have a copy of ntdll.dll on a floppy but am unable to upload it onto the system.
I am quite honestly completely out of my depth in this situation.The microsoft reference is not very helpful.I do not have any operating system on my hard drive as it stands.
Thanks for your prompt replies JoeC ,VoG

  bvw in bristol 17:09 20 May 2003

Remove the memory modules that are installed in your computer, leaving enough RAM for the computer to start and run Windows. Restart the computer, and then run Setup again.

If the error happens again change the RAM and try again.

  doodle 19:19 20 May 2003

I tried that bvw a couple of times but no joy.Thanks for the advice

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