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Windows 7: HP Pro Book booting , BSOD 0xc0000221 0x001003f0

22 Jul 2017   #1

windows 7 64 bits
HP Pro Book booting , BSOD 0xc0000221 0x001003f0

Hi all,

This is my first post here. I found this forum very useful thank you all fhor this. However i need your help and something is happening in my laptop and I haven't found the solution.

I have a HP pro Book 4540s which is running windows 7 pro 64 bits. Sometimes it is booting normally and sometimes is going to "windows is loading files..." and then i have to wait until the system repair finish or I do cntrl+alt+delete and select "using last known good configuration" to make windows boot normally. So always i can boot windows but i have to run the repair system or "using last known good configuration".

In addition of procces above mentioned i have received blue screen error 0xc0000221 0x001003f0, but as before i can fixed using repair system.

I have tried:

*Uninstall Avast antivirus
*Uninstall software as HP programs
*Restore the system (always fail)
*I tried Fixboot, fixmbr and rebuildbcd
*I have 2 slots of 4 gb ram. I remove one in one time and the another one and still no working
* I have tested memory ram and hard drive. All test passed.

After this i have the same sequence, boots windows normally and when i restart again "windows is loading files..."

Any another ideas?


My System SpecsSystem Spec
24 Jul 2017   #2

Windows 10 Pro

If you can boot after a system repair, please follow Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions - Windows 7 Help Forums
My System SpecsSystem Spec
27 Jul 2017   #3

windows 7 64 bits

Hi all,

thank you for your response Axe0. I have identify the problem, Basically SSD samsung EVO 120 gb is not working very well with HP probook 4540s and sometimes gives incompatibility problems.

My System SpecsSystem Spec


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