Windows 7 RC1 BSODs immediately after boot, error 0x6B

#1
I just had my Windows 7 machine fail to start.

It BSODs with "PROCESS1_INITIALIZATION_FAILED 0x0000006B (0x0, 0x0, 0x0, 0x0)" but is able to start when I invoke Safe Mode.

Startup Repair and System Restore both failed to resolve the issue, and the installation did work before that.
 


#2
STOP: 0x0000006B "Process1_ Initialization_Failed" error message when you try to upgrade to Windows XP

This could also have been caused by a Windows Update (probably a driver update)
Uninstall any latest updates or drivers from safe mode if possible and reinstall

Might try running chkdsk /r
or right click C: in safe mode and run check disk from there, reboot, let it finish

Also see... JSI Tip 6047. STOP: 0x0000006B - Process1_Initialization_Failed when upgrading to Windows XP?
 


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