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Bug Check 0x6B: PROCESS1_INITIALIZATION_FAILED

The PROCESS1_INITIALIZATION_FAILED bug check has a value of 0x0000006B. This bug check indicates that the initialization of the Microsoft Windows operating system failed.

Important Info If You Have Received a STOP Code

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If you received a blue screen error, or stop code, the computer has shut down abruptly to protect itself from data loss.

For information about how to recover from this error, see Resolving Blue Screen errors in Windows.

PROCESS1_INITIALIZATION_FAILED Parameters

The following parameters appear on the blue screen.

ParameterDescription

1

The NT status code that caused the failure

2

Reserved

3

Reserved

4

Reserved

 

Cause

Any part of the disk subsystem can cause the PROCESS1_INITIALIZATION_FAILED bug check, including bad disks, bad or incorrect cables, mixing different ATA-type devices on the same chain, or drives that are not available becuase of hardware regeneration.

This bug check can also be caused by a missing file from the boot partition or by a driver file that a user accidentally disabled in the Drivers tab.

 

 

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