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Sector not found
Error exception 0xC0000015
The specified sector does not exist.
A disk drive is comprised of a large number of sectors. Each sector holds a small amoun of data, the equivalent to 512 characters. The operating system typically accesses this data via a sector address - a location on the disk drive. This error can occur if the file system is corrupted and attempts to access a nonexistent sector.
* Reporting vendor, unclear who is responsible for the issue.
Solutions and Fixes
Fix Data Corruption
Data and/or file structures on the drive may be corrupt. Run the check disk program or other disk validation and repair utility on the drive. To do this:
Open Explorer or My Computer (Press Windows+E).
In the right pane, right-click on the drive you want to validate and select Properties.
Select the Tools tab.
Under Error-checking, click on "Check Now".
In the next dialog, make sure the option "Automatically fix file system errors" is checked. If you want a more complete validation and repair check the option "Scan for and attempt recovery of bad sectors" (although this takes considerably longer to complete).
If you had changed, added or removed hard drives, or changed or removed drive cabling, likely something is wrong. Recheck that the drives are properly installed and the cabling has not changed. Switching cables to different motherboard connectors or changing the master/slave drive jumpers (on old ATA drives) can cause this problem. In some systems, the cables were not plugged into the drive or motherboard securely and may have worked loose. Reseat all drive connectors.
It's also possible a hard drive is failing. Use a system diagnostic to validate the drive or swap to another hard disk.
Although less informative than our notes here, you can view the Microsoft MSDN source document for a list of the NTSTATUS codes used when Microsoft encounter a problem with an application.
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