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Stop Error: 0x0000006F when installing Xp on a Vista Computer

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  • Started 13 years ago by weirdbacon
  • Latest reply from raphoenix
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weirdbacon
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I was following the Install Windows XP on Your Pre-Installed Windows Vista Computer guide and everything was going great until the words "Loading Windows" appeared on the bottom of the screen during installation. Then after a minute or so the screen went black then blue and said:

Session3_Initialization_failed

etc.etc.

stop: 0x0000006f
(0xC0000020,0x00000000,0x00000000,0x00000000)

Any help would be appreciated.

FYI: I'm not sure if this is important but the cd I'm using is an custom made cd made with magiciso. The iso file I used was made a couple of years ago off of my legal copy of the Windows XP Professional Disc.

System Info:
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4GHZ E4600
Ram: 2gb 667mhz DDR2 SDRAM
Video Card: 256 MB ATI Radeon 2600 XT Pro
Hard Drives:
C:[Vista] [NTFS] 500GB Total : 480GB Available (20 Partitioned to D Drive) : 120GB Used
D:[XP] [NTFS] 20GB Total : 19.99GB Available : 0GB Used
E: [Recovery] [NTFS] 10GB Total : 8 GB Available : 4GB Used

Posted 13 years ago
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whs
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My guess would be that you are missing some hardware driver(s).

Posted 13 years ago
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raphoenix
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weirdbacon,

Bad BCD.

http://support.microsoft.com/?id=236086

EDIT: Sorry About That. Didn't see D: as your XP partition in your post.

Change CD/DVD Drive letter to something like H:

Rick P.

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