hello and welcome to Webune Web Hosting.. This post is written just in case there is anyone outhere who might be expiriencing problem with their windows XP or server 2003 operating system. if you are also getting this error you might learn from our expirience.

isass.exe - System Error

Security Accounts Manager initialization failed because of the following error: A device attached to the sytem is not functioning. Error Status: 0xc0000001. Please Click Ok to shutdown this system and reboot inot Safe Mode. check the event log for more detailed information.

why did we get this error? prior to getting this errror, i had gone into the recovery console and rename some file in C:\WINDOWS\System32\Config - these are the file names i changed:


how did i fix it? i simply rename the files to their original name

if you are also getting this error it might have something to do with these file, they might be corrupted or missing. check to make sure you have these files

hope that helps