[pcductape] Re: GINA Logon error

  • From: "Carl" <ctm007@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 9 Nov 2003 14:09:24 -0600

Hi Sandi,
Hi Scott,

I downloaded the SP1 updates and that fixed it.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Scott McNay" <Wizard@xxxxxxxx>
To: "Carl" <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Sunday, November 09, 2003 10:21 AM
Subject: [pcductape] Re: GINA Logon error

> Hi Carl,
> Sunday, November 9, 2003, 8:28:51 AM, you wrote:
> C> My Windows XP Professional machine has an error
> C> message when I reboot that is nagging me. The message is: "GINA 
> C> Logon: winlogon.exe - Application error. "The instruction at 
> C> "0x00c72740" referenced memory at "0x0000001b". The memory could not
> C> be written. Click OK to terminate the program. 
> C> Click on Cancel to debug the program. OK"
> C> When I click OK to terminate the program, the computer reboots; 
> C> when I click on Cancel to debug the program, the computer loads
> C> ok. A search at google revealed that GINA is a "Graphical
> C> Identification and Authentication" module for Windows 2000; I'm
> C> running xp prof. Even more confusing is when I do a search
> C> atwww.microsoft.com knowledge database and it tells me "RESOLUTION
> C> To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows
> C> 2000."
> GINA is responsible for the login screen that you see (unless you have
> it set to log you on automatically). It's found in both 2000 and XP.
> There's a MSGINA, which is Microsoft's version, and there's a NWGINA,
> which is Novell's version.
> You might try doing a system restore to a day or two before the
> problem started happening, or, if that fails, try downloading and
> reinstalling SP1. Don't forget to reinstall the patches afterwards.
> --Scott.

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