Winload.exe ERROR!

Hello i m trying to install windows 7m wihout any chance :p
While windows loading the setup files,
I get a black/grey screen with the message
wndows failed to start. a recent hardware or software change ight be the cause. to fix the problem :
1.insert ur windows installation disc and restart ur computer.
2.choose ur language settings, and then click next, repair ur computer.

File \windows\system32\boot\winload.exe

Status : 0xc0000001

Info : the selected entry could not be loaded because the application s missing or corrupt.

I burned the iso 3 times.

No other os in the hdd i gt only 1 hdd...
I don t know what to do... any ideas?
i m desperate!


Hi and welcome.

If you have two sticks of ram, remove one until the install is successful. Apply a bios update if one is available to you for your motherboard.

Captain Jack

Extraordinary Member
Hello !!

Do you have any USB devices connected ?? If so disconnect all of them. Made sure Hard disk is selected as 1st boot device in BIOS. IF that didn't help try this article MBR - Restore Windows 7 Master Boot Record - Windows 7 Forums or How to use the Bootrec.exe tool in the Windows Recovery Environment to troubleshoot and repair startup issues in Windows

Good Luck,

Captain Jack

Extraordinary Member
What is the boot order set in your BIOS ?? Do you have any USB Devices connected ??

Joe S

Excellent Member
Is this a actual Windows disk you are installing from or a downloaded version? If you downloaded and burned it to disk try re burning at 4X max. It seems picky about burning any faster.

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