Stop Error –  STOP 0x00000024 or NTFS_FILE_SYSTEM

Cause – A problem occurred within the NTFS file-system driver. A similar Stop error, 0x23, exists for FAT32 drives.


Step 1 – Boot from your Windows CD and Click the repair your computer.

Step 2 – Click DOS prompt

Step 3 – Type in chkdsk /f and press enter.

Step 4 – Remove the Windows CD and restart.

(Note – This error can also be attributed to a bad RAM module so also try running Windows Memory Diagnostic from the CD and remove any bad sticks.)