/Windows/system32/winload.exe

  User-361D919A-9369-49DD-BB21C57F113ABA43 12:47 05 Dec 2009
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Help when I start up Windows Vista Home Premium I get then error

Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change might be the cause.
1. Insert Windows Vista Installation DVD
2. Click Repair your cumputer
3. Click Fix start up problems
File:/Windows/system32/winload.exe
Status: 0xc000000f

I have tried all of the above. Have DVD.
I am very experienced.
Thanks

  birdface 13:10 05 Dec 2009

Googled.
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No doubt that you have already looked but will give you something to look at until someone can help.

  Sea Urchin 13:15 05 Dec 2009

Scroll down to the posting on this thread by Divine Logix dated and timed Thursday, May 24, 2007 2:01 PM - looks like a probable cure. Fairly complicated, but as you are "very experienced" you shouldn't have any trouble

click here

Thanks everyone

None of them work

Anyone

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 12:55 06 Dec 2009

None of them work

?

What exactly have you tried?
Start up repair?
Running Chkdsk /f from a command prompt?
Checking that Winload.exe is pointing to the correct partition where Vista is loaded?
Copying winload. exe from one machine to another?

  Zeppelyn 14:06 06 Dec 2009

None worked you say, sometimes you need to run Start up repair more than once. Have you tried using the Command Prompt option from the DVD. Here's a guide

click here

Yes. Thanks for your help Zeppelyn. I have just installed Windows 7 Ultimate. The may come in usful in future thanks.

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