Bug Check 0x85: SETUP_FAILURE
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Bug Check 0x85: SETUP_FAILURE

The SETUP_FAILURE bug check has a value of 0x00000085. This bug check indicates that a fatal error occurred during setup.

Important This topic is for programmers. If you are a customer who has received a blue screen error code while using your computer, see Troubleshoot blue screen errors.

SETUP_FAILURE Parameters

The following parameters appear on the blue screen. Parameter 1 indicates the type of violation. Parameter 4 is not used. The meaning of the other parameters depends on the value of Parameter 1.

Parameter 1Parameter 2Parameter 3Cause

0x0

0

0

The OEM HAL font is not a valid .fon format file, so setup cannot display text.

This cause indicates that Vgaxxx.fon on the boot floppy or CD is damaged.

0x1

The precise video initialization failure:

0:NtCreateFile of \device\video0

1: IOCTL_VIDEO_QUERY_NUM_AVAIL_MODES

2: IOCTL_VIDEO_QUERY_AVAIL_MODES

3: The desired video mode is not supported. This value indicates an internal setup error.

4: IOCTL_VIDEO_SET_CURRENT_MODE (unable to set video mode)

5: IOCTL_VIDEO_MAP_VIDEO_MEMORY

6: IOCTL_VIDEO_LOAD_AND_SET_FONT

The status code from the NT API call, if appropriate

Video initialization failed.

This failure might indicate that the disk that contains Vga.sys (or another video driver that is appropriate to the computer) is damaged or that the computer has video hardware that the Microsoft Windows operating system cannot communicate with.

0x2

0

0

Out of memory.

0x3

The precise keyboard initialization failure:

0:NtCreateFile of \device\KeyboardClass0 failed. (Setup did not find a keyboard connected to the computer.)

1: Unable to load keyboard layout DLL. (Setup could not load the keyboard layout file. This failure indicates that the CD or floppy disk is missing a file, such as Kbdus.dll for the U.S. release or another layout DLL for localized releases.)

0

Keyboard initialization failed.

This failure might indicate that the disk that contains the keyboard driver (I8042prt.sys or Kbdclass.sys) is damaged or that the computer has keyboard hardware that Windows cannot communicate with. This failure might also mean that the keyboard layout DLL could not be loaded.

0x4

0

0

Setup could not resolve the ARC device path name of the device that setup was started from.

This error is an internal setup error.

0x5

Reserved

Reserved

Partitioning sanity check failed.

This error indicates a bug in a disk driver.

 

 

 

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