|Error code: 0xC0000218|
This error, which is also identified by the description "Registry File Failure" appears when the registry becomes corrupt. M307545 provides information on how to recover from a corrupted registry that prevents Windows from starting. The article applies to Windows XP, but you can use it as a guideline for other OS.
If the error appears when installing Windows XP, check that the hardware is compatible with XP and that the HDD is not damaged in any way. See M830084 for more details.
|Links: M307545, M830084, Troubleshooting specific Stop messages|
Keywords: error code 0xC0000218 and Bugcheck: Google - Bing - Microsoft - Yahoo
Keywords: UNKNOWN_HARD_ERROR: Google - Bing - Microsoft - Yahoo
|Feedback: If you have additional details about this error code, please send it to us.|