Quick FIX to Windows Error Code 0x0000006B

As you know that blue screen of death is a system error which could lead to fatal disaster and blockade of your system. Therefore it must be resolved wisely and with uttermost care. So, as to not damage the system beyond repair and recovery.


{Compatible with Windows 8, 7, XP, ME, Vista, 98, 2000 (32/64)
File Size: 4.9MB Download Time: <(dsl, 2sec, dialup 2min)>}

Symptoms –

You have a computer that is running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2. However, the computer crashes during the startup process before you are prompted for user credentials. Additionally, you receive a Stop error message that resembles the following:

“STOP: 0x0000006B (Parameter1, Parameter2, Parameter3, Parameter4)
PROCESS1_INITIALIZATION_FAILED”

Note: The four parameters in the Stop error message may vary, depending on the configuration of the computer.

Causes –

This occurs because the Bootcat.cache file, located at %Systemroot%\system32\codeintegrity, is corrupted or because the size of the Bootcat.cache file is changed since the last successful start.

Solutions –

Method 1.Install Service Pack 1

Installing Service Pack 1 for Windows 7 usually fixes the Error Code 0x0000006B. If your Windows 7 system doesn’t have the SP1 installed, install it. To install SP1, first determine if it’s not installed:

  • Click Start
  • Right-click on Computer
  • Click Properties
  • Under Windows edition, check if Service Pack 1 is mentioned. If it is, your Windows 7 system has SP1 installed.

If Service Pack is not mentioned, install the Service Pack by following these steps:

  • Click Start
  • Click All Programs
  • Click Windows Update
  • Click Check for updates
  • Select Service Pack for Microsoft (KB976932)
  • Click OK
  • Click Install Updates
  • Type the Administrator password, when prompted
  • Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the installation

If Service Pack 1 is not listed when clicking Computer > Properties and doesn’t appear in Windows Updates, first install any other updates listed at Check for updates, restart your computer and then go to Windows Updates again.

  • You can also install SP1 for Windows 7 by going to Microsoft Download Center:
  • Go to Microsoft Download Center – http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=199583
  • Choose Service Pack 1
  • Click Download
  • Click Open or Run
  • Follow the instructions on the screen to install the Service Pack

Method 2. Delete Bootcat.cache

To fix this error;Windows Error Code 0x0000006B, Windows Stop Error Code 0x0000006B, delete the Bootcat.cache file.To do so, follow these steps:

  • Insert the Windows 7 installation DVD
  • Restart your computer
  • Boot from the DVD
  • At the Install Windows screen, select Repair your computer or press
  • At the System Recovery Options screen, select Command Prompt
  • When Command Prompt appears, type the letter of the drive where your Windows 7 is installed:C:
  • Replace C: with the letter of the drive where Windows 7 is installed, if C: is not your default installation drive. Press Enter
  • Then type: cd windows\system32\codeintegrity
  • Press Enter.Type: del bootcat.cache
  • Press Enter
  • Restart your computer

If you don’t have your original Windows 7 DVD, you can try to boot into Safe Mode and delete the file using Windows Explorer:

  • Reboot your computer
  • Press F8 as soon as your computer boots, but before the Windows 7 logo appears
  • At the Advanced Boot Options screen, select Safe Mode and Press Enter
  • Login as an Administrator,Click Start, Click Computer
  • Go to C: or the drive where Windows 7 is installed
  • Go to Windows folder
  • Go to System32 folder
  • Go to CodeIntegrity folder
  • Right-click on the bootcat.cache file
  • Click Delete, Click Yes
  • Restart your computer

Method 3: Run chkdsk and sfc

Insert the Windows 7 disc and boot from it by pressing any key when the “Press any key” message appears on your monitor

  • Click Repair your computer
  • Go to Command Prompt
  • Type the chkdsk command: chkdsk c: /r
  • You need to replace c: with the drive where your Windows 7 is installed, Press Enter

If the chkdsk utility didn’t fix Windows Error Code 0x0000006B, Windows Stop Error Code 0x0000006B, you can also try running the sfc utility:

  • When you’re at Command Prompt, type this command: sfc /scannow
  • Press Enter
  • The sfc utility should now start, let the process complete


{Compatible with Windows 8, 7, XP, ME, Vista, 98, 2000 (32/64)
File Size: 4.9MB Download Time: <(dsl, 2sec, dialup 2min)>}

Now, if the above steps didn’t work out for you then you could alternatively look to use Advanced System Repair Tool. This tool not only scans but also repairs corruption due to virus damages. It also acts as a data optimizer and data controller tool for efficient management of the system.


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