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Windows 7: installation error: 0xc0000001

24 Oct 2009   #1

windows vista home premium x86
 
 
installation error: 0xc0000001

hi guys,

new here. i tried installing win 7 pro upgrade from student discount onto a seperate 1tb drive. i have vista premium and was doing a dual boot. files would load but after that i would get this error: winload.exe error. tried installing it alone onto the 1tb seagate drive, removing the vista drive but still the same error. remove every peripheral and 2 stick of ram but still the same error. system is intel q6600 on an asus p5ke-wifi with 4 gig of 8500 ocz ram.

also tried repairing my vista installation but the same error appears.

any help will greatly be appreciated.

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24 Oct 2009   #2

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

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24 Oct 2009   #3

windows vista home premium x86
 
 

system spec: intel q6600. asus p5ke-wife, 4 gig (1x4) OCZ ddr2 8500 ram, 1 80 gig sata drive ( vista drive ), 1 500 gig sata hdd WD, 1 1tb seagate sata, 2x sata optical drive and i ide optical drive, 1 500 gig maxtor external drive, ati 3870 512mb graphics.
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24 Oct 2009   #4

 
Installation Error

Welcome to the Windows 7 forum.

As stated here is the error: Security Accounts Manager initialization failed because of the following error: A device attached to the system is not functioning.
Error Status: 0xc0000001.

For further support please post your system specifications at the bootom left of your secreen.

Regards,
Adrian
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24 Oct 2009   #5

windows vista home premium x86
 
 

the error that i have is stating that winload.exe is either corrupt or missing. it tells me to load the disc to repair or reinstall the software.
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24 Oct 2009   #6

windows vista home premium x86
 
 

any help or idea about the problem?
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25 Oct 2009   #7

windows vista home premium x86
 
 

still knocking.
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25 Oct 2009   #8

 

I just woke up. need coffee!
Bang, are you installing with 2 monitors?
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25 Oct 2009   #9

windows vista home premium x86
 
 

was able to resolved the problem. the damn thing does not like to install using the ide drive. change to sata drive and thats it windows 7 pro 64 installed.
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25 Oct 2009   #10
Microsoft MVP

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bagatanmd View Post
hi guys,

new here. i tried installing win 7 pro upgrade from student discount onto a seperate 1tb drive. i have vista premium and was doing a dual boot. files would load but after that i would get this error: winload.exe error. tried installing it alone onto the 1tb seagate drive, removing the vista drive but still the same error. remove every peripheral and 2 stick of ram but still the same error. system is intel q6600 on an asus p5ke-wifi with 4 gig of 8500 ocz ram.

also tried repairing my vista installation but the same error appears.

any help will greatly be appreciated.
If it is an external USB drive, MS has specifically precluded installing Windows 7 to a USB external drive.

edit: I see you fixed it IDE>SATA. Others with this error may find it will boot up leaving the install disk in the drive, then you can run a Repair Install (Upgrade over itself) from desktop
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