Fixing Fatal System Error in Windows XP

Fixing Fatal System Error in Windows XP

A fatal system error message while booting a Windows XP operating system appears mainly due to device driver corruption, file system damage, and operating system crash. This fatal system error makes the system unbootable, rendering to inaccessibility of data saved in Windows XP hard excursion. In such situations, if the user has produced an updated backup, then s/he can restore data from the backup and continue with his/her work. However, if the user has forgotten to create a backup, then s/he needs to search for a powerful Partition Recovery solutions.

Below is one such fatal system error message that appears when you boot your Windows XP system:

“c000021a Fatal System Error: The Session Manager Initialization system course of action terminated unexpectedly with a position of 0xc000026c”

Since the error message appears every time during the booting course of action, the data saved in the hard excursion can not be accessed.


To get rid of the above error message and to access the data, you need to:

1. Insert Windows XP CD to boot your system.

2. After the system boots, press ‘r’ to use the ‘Recovery Console’.

3. Press ‘go into’ to select different keyboard layout.

4. Select ‘Windows installation’ if you want to log in. In case, there is only one installation, then the value will be ‘1’.

5. go into the ‘Administrative’ password, if asked during the installation.

6. Change the folder using:

cd WINDOWS$NtUninstallKB925902$spuninst

7. Execute the command:

batch spuninst.txt

8. If the above command is successful, you might be able to view a spuninst.tag file using ‘DIR’ copmmand.

9. Reboot your system.

While the above steps help you to conquer the fatal error message, there are situations in which the error message persists. In such situations, you need to re-install Windows XP operating system. To retrieve lost data after formatting, a user needs to use third-party partition recovery application.

A Partition Recovery Software recoups all lost files and folders from a formatted Windows based hard excursion. The software can be easily downloaded from the Internet, and installed, and already used by a non-technical user.

Stellar Phoenix Windows Data Recovery is a powerful recovery utility to retrieve formatted hard excursion partitions and data within them. Designed for Windows 7, Vista, XP, 2003, and 2000, the Partition Recovery Software is encased with powerful options like, raw recovery, disk cloning, and disk imaging. It is compatible with FAT12, FAT16, FAT32, VFAT, NTFS and NTFS5 file systems.

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