Stop Erorr 0x0000007B 0xff96dd528 0xc0000034 0x00000000 0x00000000

I reloaded Windows XP on a dell Inspiron 1000 and got this message
0x0000007B  0xff96dd528 0xc0000034 0x00000000 0x00000000
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Take a look at the following web page,

which is presented using frames.  Click on the error code (7B) in the left pane of the page, which is a link to the following quotation:

(Click to consult the online Win XP Resource Kit article, or see Windows 2000 Professional Resource Kit, p. 1555.)
Windows lost access to the system partition or boot volume during the startup process. Typical causes: Installing incorrect device drivers when installing or upgrading storage adapter hardware, or a virus.
After You Remove or Reinstall Roxio Easy CD Creator 5 Platinum Edition {KB 811408} Win XP
Stop 0x7B or “0x4,0,0,0” Error {KB 122926} Win NT, Win XP (on restart)
During setup (Sysprep issue) {KB 303786} Win XP
When You Press F6 to Load Drivers During Unattended Win XP Setup {KB 307099} Win XP
When you restart your Win XP-based computer {KB 316401} Win XP (after replacing motherboard)
When you start your computer from a WinPE CD-ROM or from a Server 2003 CD-ROM using a USB CD-ROM device {KB 839210} Win XP, Win Server 2003 (patch available)
Limited OEM driver support is available with F6 during Win XP & Server 2003 setup {KB 314859} Win XP, Win Server 2003

You should go to the actual page in order to read the links given in the quotation above.
Sounds like a hardware error.  You said reloaded, were you getting stop codes before the reload?  These type of codes can mean anything, but generally I run into them being either a hard drive or a hard drive controller going bad.
Sounds like your hard drive is going/has gone bad.

Try a utility like DFT (Drive Fitness Test) to see if your hd is good or bad:
If in fact the error does turn out to be a bad Hard drive, consider purchasing a new one at a place like newegg as opposed to Dell.  Dell will charge twice the price.

i have no idea if this is the right HD for you but as an example it costs $109.00 to the $275 Dell wanted for my daughters Inspiron 1100 laptop.


check physical dimensions before purchasing

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