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How to fix error code 18 root?

Published on April 12th, 2022

Error code 18 is a code that indicates a problem with the poot. This error code can happen for a variety of reasons, but typically it is caused by a problem with the poot itself, or with the way the poot is being used. Sometimes the poot can become clogged or damaged, which can cause this error code to appear. Other times, the poot may be incorrectly configured, which can also lead to this error code. In any case, the best way to fix this error code is to contact a professional who can diagnose the problem and help you fix it.

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1. Restart your computer

  1. Boot your computer into safe mode.
  2. Use the Windows key + R to open the Run dialog, type "msconfig" and press Enter.
  3. Under the Startup tab, select "Restart."
  4. Select "Yes" to reboot your computer.
  5. After your computer restarts, open Windows Explorer and navigate to C: drive.
  6. Right-click on the "boot.ini" file and select "Open With Notepad."
  7. At the bottom of the file, find the line that says "default" and change it to "normal."
  8. Save the file and close Notepad.
  9. Boot your computer into normal mode.
  10. Run the "bootmgr" command from the command prompt.
  11. Under the Boot tab, select "Add New Boot Option."
  12. Under the "Boot entry type" section, select "Windows PE."
  13. Under the "Device Name" section, type "windows."
  14. Under the "Option Name" section, type "reboot."
  15. Under the "Description" section, type "To Restart Your Computer."
  16. Click OK.
  17. After your computer restarts, open Windows Explorer and navigate to C: drive.
  18. Right-click on the "boot.ini" file and select "Open With Notepad."
  19. At the bottom of the file, find the line that says "default" and change it to "normal."
  20. Save the file and close Notepad.

2. Update your drivers

  1. Under the Display category, locate and select your graphics card.
  2. Click the Driver tab.
  3. Click Update Driver.
  4. If prompted, select from the list of drivers that are located on your computer.
  5. Click Search for Updates.
  6. If prompted, click Install.
  7. When the update is complete, click OK.
  8. Close Device Manager.

3. Reinstall your drivers

  1. Unplug your device from the computer.
  2. Remove the battery if your device has one.
  3. Remove the SIM card if your device has one.
  4. Remove the SD card if your device has one.
  5. Remove any external storage devices if your device has any.
  6. Turn your device off.
  7. Hold down the Volume Down and Power buttons together until the device powers off.
  8. Wait a few minutes until the device powers on.
  9. Press and hold the Volume Up and Power buttons together until the device boots into recovery mode.
  10. Choose recovery mode from the boot menu.
  11. Choose “wipe data/factory reset” from the recovery mode menu.
  12. Choose “reboot system now” from the recovery mode menu.
  13. Your device will restart and you will be back to the main screen.
  14. Plug your device back in to your computer and follow the instructions that appear on your screen.

4. Run a virus scan

  1. Open your computer's system tray and click on the "Start" button
  2. Type "cmd" into the "Start" search bar and press Enter
  3. Type "scannow" and press Enter
  4. Type the error code 18 into the "error code" field and press Enter
  5. Click on the "Scan" button
  6. If the scan is successful, the computer will report back with a message indicating as such. If the scan is unsuccessful, then the computer will provide a list of possible fixes for the error code.

5. Check for hardware issues

  1. Press and hold down the power button for 10 seconds to restart your computer.
  2. If the issue still persists, try to remove any additional hardware or software that may be interfering with your computer.
  3. If the issue still persists, try to clear the computer's system cache and history.
  4. If the issue still persists, try to uninstall any recently installed programs.
  5. If the issue still persists, try to disable any hardware that may be interfering with the computer.