winload.exe 0xc0000001 error at install

I'm install Windows 7 Home and I'm getting the following error after "Windows is loading files"

File : /windows/system32/winload.exe

Status : 0xc0000001

Info : the selected entry could not be loaded

This is a new computer with all new hardware.
The motherboard is a Gygabyte MA74GM-S2 with at AMD Athlon X2 7850
it SATA Seagate HDD

I've looked at several other forum posts and does anyone know is this a error a Bad Burn on the disk or is it something hardware related?

Thank you..


Excellent Member
Microsoft Community Contributor
Maybe some more information would help.

You are currently trying to install Windows 7 from booting to an install disk?

Where did you get the install disk?

Did the install see the hard drive OK and give you a chance to make a partition??


Essential Member
Open a command prompt windows, type sfc //scsannow

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