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Windows 7: Fatal error C0000034 applying update operation 174 of 68677 (_0000...)

05 May 2013   #1

Windows 7
Fatal error C0000034 applying update operation 174 of 68677 (_0000...)

I keep getting this when trying to start my Advent notebook (I have Windows 7 home starter), and I can't do startup repair because it just freezes during 'Windows is loading files', in major need of help

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05 May 2013   #2

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1

Can you boot up in Safe Mode?
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05 May 2013   #3

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit

Hi LiamCr, Welcome to the forums , A quick google search bought up this Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 installation fails with error code c0000034 Even though it's for a 64bit system it may be helpful to you :)
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05 May 2013   #4

Windows 7

Thanks for the replies!

I can't boot in safe mode; but I have now managed to get to system restore which is 'attempting repairs' as of now. I'll try that link after if this doesn't work Pebbly, thanks again!
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05 May 2013   #5

Windows 7

System restore worked fine this time luckily! Thanks anyway guys :)
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05 May 2013   #6
Microsoft MVP


Remember if you can't get into Safe Mode, you can also run System Restore from the DVD or Repair CD System Recovery Options.

So make your System Repair Disk if you don't already have a Win7 installer DVD or stick.
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