Solved

ntkrnlpa.exe

Posted on 2010-09-09
4
483 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-10
do i need this exe to run windows

\SystemRoot\system32\ntkrnlpa.exe

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

also mentioned is spsys.sys
0
Comment
Question by:rgb192
4 Comments
 
LVL 16

Expert Comment

by:joinaunion
ID: 33640698
It is a windows file.Have you tried chkdsk /f
0
 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:DalyComputers
ID: 33643351
Have you tried runnig system file checker? You will need your Vista CD.

from a command prompt: sfc /scannow
0
 
LVL 92

Accepted Solution

by:
nobus earned 500 total points
ID: 33644105
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 : http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/tutorial148.html

as for sfc  : http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/tutorial148.html
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:rgb192
ID: 33657585
thanks
0

Featured Post

Gigs: Get Your Project Delivered by an Expert

Select from freelancers specializing in everything from database administration to programming, who have proven themselves as experts in their field. Hire the best, collaborate easily, pay securely and get projects done right.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

The main issue when installing Vista and XP in dual boot is when you have to reinstall any of the two when something fails, let's say a hard disk failure, a lost partition, virus, etc. What commonly happens is that you lose all your hard work config…
I'm a big fan of Windows' offline folder caching and have used it on my laptops for over a decade.  One thing I don't like about it, however, is how difficult Microsoft has made it for the cache to be moved out of the Windows folder.  Here's how to …
This Micro Tutorial will teach you how to censor certain areas of your screen. The example in this video will show a little boy's face being blurred. This will be demonstrated using Adobe Premiere Pro CS6.
The Task Scheduler is a powerful tool that is built into Windows. It allows you to schedule tasks (actions) on a recurring basis, such as hourly, daily, weekly, monthly, at log on, at startup, on idle, etc. This video Micro Tutorial is a brief intro…

776 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question