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The following STOP message may appear when you boot Windows NT:
STOP: 0x0000006F (0xC0000034,0x00000000,0x00000000,0x00000000)
A file critical to system initialization, such as Smss.exe, may be missing or corrupted.
Use one of the following methods to restore a missing or corrupted file:
If the Windows Operating System is installed on a FAT partition, copy the initialization file to the %SystemRoot%\System32 directory.If Windows NT 3.51 or 4.0 is installed on an NTFS partition, reinstall Windows NT to a separate directory. Log on as the same user with the same permissions and copy the initialization file to the %SystemRoot%\System32 directory. If Windows 2000 is installed on an NTFS partition use the Recovery Console to replace system files. For instructions on relacing system files using the recovery console see:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/229716/EN-US/ )Description of WIndows 2000 Recovery Console
Article ID: 153742 - Last Review: February 21, 2007 - Revision: 3.5