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When Windows Vista starts on my laptop I get this screen:

Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change might be the cause. To fix the problems:

1. Insert your windows installation disc and restart your computer.
2. Choose your language settings, and then click "Next".
3. Click Repair your computer.

Status: 0xc0000001

Thats really confusing me!

Should I just do as it says or do something else.
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yes, do as they say.
note that is can be due to failing hardware too, so testing deices is not bad eiteher (ram and disk)
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Was a faulty HDD no solution was given.

Lock please.
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i posted just above that it can be failing hardware !
also, you should close your questions yourself - read the help files how to do it
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Yeah, tested drive with Microscope V14 - failed so was a HDD issue!...

Thanks for your help! :)
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thanks for the feedback !
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