0xC0000221 STATUS_IMAGE_CHECKSUM_MISMATCH fix error
0xC0000221 - Driver is corrupted or the system library has been recognized as damaged.
Windows checks the integrity of important system files. Blue screen of death shows the name of the damaged file. If this happens, boot into any other system or, if not, reinstall the system. Make sure that the version of the file that was detected as damaged is the same as the version of the file in the system distribution, and if so, replace it with a disk. Constant errors with different file names indicate that there are problems with the storage media or with the disk controller where these files are located.
4 Recommendations for the Elimination of BSoD:
1. 0xC0000221 STATUS_IMAGE_CHECKSUM_MISMATCH may appear due to errors in the code of the operating system itself. Microsoft is constantly working to correct such errors, releasing patches and service packs. Installed the latest update package (Service pack) and the constant updating of the system will save a lot of errors.
2. If 0xC0000221 STATUS_IMAGE_CHECKSUM_MISMATCH appeared after the newly installed device driver or program. It is necessary to roll back the driver to an earlier version. With programs, things are easier, removing them will eliminate the cause of the failure. The “Run Last Known Good Configuration” option may be useful.
3. If 0xC0000221 STATUS_IMAGE_CHECKSUM_MISMATCH began to appear after you have connected a new device to the system, then you need to check it for compatibility with your operating system. If the device is compatible, then you need to download the latest drivers from the official website of the manufacturer and install them. If the latest drivers are installed, you need to install an earlier version of the drivers. If the device is incompatible with the operating system, then it is necessary either to change this device or to change the operating system that supports this device.
4. Very often the cause of the appearance of 0xC0000221 STATUS_IMAGE_CHECKSUM_MISMATCH is a malfunction of the RAM. To test it, you can use testing programs, such as memtest86+.