STOP error message generally occurs when Microsoft Windows encounter a problem which can cause the system to shut down to prevent damage. Due to the STOP error message, the system becomes unbootable, which makes the data stored in the hard drive inaccessible. In order to retrieve and restore the lost data , you need to maintain a valid backup file. In case of non-availability of backup file, an effective Windows Data Recovery Software will provide you with complete recovery of your lost, missing or deleted data.
For instance- you may get the below error message when you restart your Windows based system
Stop: 0x00000072 (parameter1, parameter2, parameter3, parameter4) ASSIGN_DRIVES_LETTERS_FAILED
After the occurrence of the above error message, the hard drive data becomes inaccessible. Additionally, the above STOP error message will prompt repeatedly , each time you attempt to boot your system.
Reason of this behavior:
There are 2 main causes of the above error message:
Incompatible Device driver.
Drive letter assignment failed.
Lets Solve the Issue :
To resolve the above Stop error message, you need to follow the steps given below:
Remove the additional hardware and reboot the system.
Try increasing the RAM (Random Access Memory) and disk space of the system.
Make sure the hardware and the drivers are compatible with the Windows by using Microsoft Hardware Compatibility List (HCL).
In most cases, you will be able to resolve the issues regarding the STOP :0x00000072 error message . In case the problem persists, then using the Emergency Repair Disk will prove handy. If the repair disk is unavailable, then a clean re-installation of the operating system is recommended. A clean re-installation of the operating system will erase all the data from selected hard disk partition. Thus, before performing a clean re-installation, make sure you have a valid backup for your data.
But, if you do not have a backup file and the data gets lost, then Windows Data Recovery utilities will powerfully extract and restore the lost data from the hard drive.. The Windows Partition Recovery applications are specifically designed to recover lost, deleted or missing data from the hard drive. These Windows Data Recovery applications employ highly enriched graphical user interface, that makes them user friendly.
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