Posted on 2010-09-09
Last Modified: 2012-05-10
do i need this exe to run windows


i think that this is causing windows to crash, it is on the minidump

also mentioned is spsys.sys
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It is a windows file.Have you tried chkdsk /f

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Have you tried runnig system file checker? You will need your Vista CD.

from a command prompt: sfc /scannow
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spsys is a security processor file
and ntkrnlpa is your kernel file
imo you need both.
best run a repair install from install DVD, here your options :

as for sfc  :

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