Error Code 0x00000028

Error Code 0x00000028

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The 0x00000028 error, known as CORRUPT_ACCESS_TOKEN, is related to a security system message that comes up due to an incorrect program key presented for verification. This error is part of the Windows family of Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) errors.

How to fix:

  1. System Restore: Use system restore to roll back to a previous system state where everything was working fine. This can be useful if the issue started after a significant system change, like software installation or modification of system settings.
  2. Run System File Checker (SFC): The SFC tool scans for corrupted system files and repairs them. Open Command Prompt as an administrator, type sfc /scannow, and press Enter.
  3. Update your System: Ensure your Windows system is up-to-date with the latest patches and updates. This can resolve any software incompatibilities that might be causing the error.
  4. Check for Malware: Run a full system scan with your antivirus software to check for malware that might be causing this error.
  5. Update Device Drivers: If the error is related to a specific device or driver, updating that driver could solve the problem.
  6. Clean Reinstallation: If all else fails, backing up your data and performing a clean install of Windows can fix the issue.

As always, make sure to back up all your important data before making any significant system changes. If these steps do not solve the issue, consider seeking help from a professional or getting in touch with Microsoft Support.

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