2

Good Morning,

A windows update seems to have hosed two of my laptops, same make/model. Dell Latitude E7470. I just installed windows and was doing updates, I rebooted for what I believe was the last batch up updates and now both are blue screening with 0x6F.

Full Error:

Session3_Initialization_Failed

Technical Information

Stop: 0X6F (0XFFFFFFFFC000012F)

Things I've tried:

  • Startup repair
  • System Restore
  • Copying the regback files back to the config folder
  • check disk
  • SFC /scannow /offbootdir=c:\ /offwindir=c:\windows
  • MacriumReflects BootFix
  • EasyRe Automated Repair
  • LastKnownGood Config
  • Safemode

Nothing seems to make them boot back up. Any ideas?

  • Bug Check 0x6F = SESSION3_INITIALIZATION_FAILED: msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff559156.aspx can you share the dmp files are post the value from te 1st parameter? – magicandre1981 Feb 20 '17 at 16:06
  • Thats the other thing I forgot to mention that is strange. It's not creating a dmp file. It's as though a dump never happened, the minidump folder was never even created after the dump. Give me a sec and i'll post the parameter – Ryan Feb 20 '17 at 16:08
  • Session3_Initialization_Failed Technical Information ***Stop: 0X6F (0XFFFFFFFFC000012F) – Ryan Feb 20 '17 at 16:10
  • STATUS_INVALID_IMAGE_NOT_MZ so a DLL/Exe/SYS is not a valid windows file. if sfc can't fix it, restore a backup – magicandre1981 Feb 20 '17 at 16:26
  • 2
    ok, post your finding as answer, I'll upvote it and you can accept your own reply later as answer. – magicandre1981 Feb 24 '17 at 16:04
1

Got it back up and running. once it was decrypted from Dells DDP Encryption, I was able to go into the winsxs folder and rename the pending.xml file to pending.old and then because a reboot was no longer pending for the update that was failing it allowed me to run sfc /scannow /offbootdir=c:\ /offwindir=c:\windows which found corrupt system files and then when I rebooted it came back up.

  • 1
    ok, I added Dell DDP Encryption, so that other can find it easier. not everyone reads all comments. – magicandre1981 Feb 25 '17 at 6:28

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.