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Windows Vista doesn't boot; file header checksum does not match the computed checksum?

Windows Vista doesn't boot; file header checksum does not match the computed checksum?

Right out of the blue, my wife's Sony Vaio stopped booting. This, not so fun, error message displays immediately after POST:

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Guest [Entry]

"Problem solved.
It was a bad memory module. This laptop has 3GB of RAM, 2GB + 1GB.
I took the 1GB out and everything is working flawlessly.
Amazing that the memory test didn't find this problem."
Guest [Entry]

We had the same problem and resolved it by diagnosing faulty RAM modules. Both RAM modules were damaged which often indicates bad luck or bad power in the building and ultimately the PC.