A Problem Has Been Detected and Windows Has Been Shutdown to Prevent Damages to Your Computer

After installing Windows XP Service Pack 3 and rebooting the computer some people get this error: A problem has been detected and windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer)   some of the technical code accompanying the error are: OX0000007E (0XC00007D, 0XF7C6B8EA, 0XF7C6B7F4 – 0XF7CBBYF0. by booting in safe mode you notice that the boot process stops at MUP.SYS driver loading.

The first thing to try is to boot from the Windows XP installation CD and get to the recovery console, then do a chkdsk /r check. if it finds errors at the end of the scan. reboot the computer and hope for the best.

If the above does not work, then you need to login to your windows using a live CD like BARTPE http://www.nu2.nu/pebuilder/ and try to copy over the MUP.SYS file to the C:\windows\system32\drivers folder. copy the MUP.SYS from a good working system using a USB drive. copy over the MUP.SYS file and restart the computer.

If the above solution does not work, restart the computer and boot up onto the Windows XP installation CD.

Follow this instructions:

When you see your manufacturer logo, you have to press F12

Then you select the CD drive, instead of the regular hard drive

Then you shoud enter Windows Setup

When all the files are done loading, you have to follow the steps to install windows.

Go through the steps until you come to the point when you have to agree the terms and conditions. and see a screen asking you where to install windows. it’s like a chart that has all your hard drives listed(most people have C, and thats the only one) highlight it, and press the appropriate key to install windows  when the installation starts, windows will detect that you already have a copy of windows installed on your [c] drive/partition.

It asks you like ‘Windows can attempt to repair the installation,  so go ahead and press the key to repair it. Then it will take like 30-50 minutes to complete the repairing. You will need to answer some questions during the installation.

All your data should be intact.

Comments [4]

  1. thanks this worked ……. i have been trying forever lol …

  2. I took your instructions to repair my Windows XP after following these steps below.

    ‘Windows can attempt to repair the installation, so go ahead and press the key to repair it. Then it will take 30-50 minutes to complete the repairing. You will need to answer some questions during the installation.'

    It repaired it and the blue screen stopped coming out. But, the problem is, after repair, and the system rebooted, I got this message after the welcome to Windows XP: This copy of windows must be activated with Microsoft before you can log on. Do you want to activate windows now?

    I am not connected to the internet to activate Windows. Nothing is showing on my desktop. I tried safe mode and all my applications work perfectly there, even windows. But, windows won't work in normal mode.

    Please help me.

  3. Thanks a lot I’ve been trying to solve this problem for half an hour :-)

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