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Lenovo G470 with error code 0xc0000225

Q: Lenovo G470 with error code 0xc0000225

I recently acquired this laptop, and upon start up a notification popped up stating: Recovery Your PC/Device needs to be repaired.The application or operating system couldn't be loaded because a required file is missing or contains errors.File:\Widows\system 32\winload exe.Error code: 0xc0000225So, that is basically it. I would liketo know what that code signifys, and what I can do to rectify the problem. Thank you, CJ01

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Preferred Solution: Lenovo G470 with error code 0xc0000225

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I have a Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 running Windows 8.1. When I attempted to update the operating system to Windows 10, there was an error (I'm not sure what exactly the error was, or what caused it, as I was not monitoring it at the time) and now the tablet will not boot to any operating system. When I turn it on it says: "Your PC ran into a problem and needs to restart." Then, it restarts, and loads a page that says: "Recovery // Your PC couldn't start properly. // A required device isn't connected or can't be accessed. // Error code: 0xc0000225 // You'll need to use the recovery tools on your installation media. If you don't have any installation media (like a disc or USB device), contact your system administrator or PC manufacturer."

I have done some research and it appears that I will need to create a USB recovery drive, but I am not confident in exactly how to do that in a way that will work on my tablet. I am not partial to any particular operating system (between Windows 8.1 and 10), I just need a functioning tablet. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
 

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I recently restarted my laptop as I do often, and now,out f nowhere,  it won't boot back up. First the laptop displays "to interupt normal startup, press enter"Then it says "preparing automatic repair" on a splash screen.Then I get the blue recovery page, the error code: 0xc0000225 and a list of options to try. None of the options seem to work, they either restart the computer or just flash back to the options screen. When I hit enter or F12 to interrupt normal boot, it beeps once, and then just freezes until I hold power to shutdown. I made a bootable windows recovery drive, but don't know how to boot into it as I can't access any menu besides the one above.I uploaded a picture of the repair screen. Hopefully it is accessible.

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Hi, I was going through the process of free Microsoft Upgrade from W8 to W10 on my Toshiba Laptop when the above error screen appeared and the pc now just keeps switching off and when switched back on goes to this screen. What's happened please ??? I don't
have a reboot disk or anything like that as it never came with it (not that any does nowadays). I can't afford to lose any data :-(

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I was given a laptop to take a look at with hopes I could fix it. However I'm running into issues, and for some reason I can't figure out next steps.
When the computer boots, it goes right to the screen saying 'PC needs to be repaired, with error code error
code 0xc0000225
however, when I push F8 the screen just flashes back, It won't boot to disk at all, and won't let me
do anything, just keeps popping that screen back up. So before I pull the HD to back up the stuff on it, I'd like to know if there is any possible way I can get in it to at least try to repair it. My initial plan was to rebuild the MBR, but I can't even get
past that screen.
In researching, and in past experience, Windows 8 and 8.1 are supposed to automatically go to start up
repair options. This is also not happening.
Help please...

A:error code 0xc0000225

Hi,
Please know that status: 0xc0000225 means Windows cannot find the System Files used for booting. The causes may be the following things.
1. The System files are corrupt.
2. The disk File system has bad configuration.
3. Hardware fault.
To boot into Windows Recovery environment, we need the recovery image or partition in your computer or the installation disk.

First, I suggest contacting manufacturer to do a hardware testing.
Also, Let?s try to boot into WinRE by using recovery disk or bootable USB, then try to repair the system if you have Windows 8.
How to Create Bootable Windows 8 USB Drive from ISO Image
http://www.guidingtech.com/10026/create-bootable-windows-8-usb-drive-iso-image/

If you have Windows 8.1 media, we can also try to reset your system by using this.

We need to boot into BIOS to change the boot order to start from other media except local HDD, then we can enter WinRE.

Hope these could be helpful.Kate Li
TechNet Community Support

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Hi am mcroy I have a problem with my hp stream  notebook pc 13 start up problem whenever I start it up it brings me a hp logo then a blackscreen then It resarts up again The error code I am getting after I keep on pressing f11 is error code:0xc0000225Please help me

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I have Dell inspiron srs premium sound laptop when I start it up it says couldn't start properly and then it goes into automatic repair but keeps doing that and it doesn't repair. And there it says Stop code bad system configuration info
 

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I'm having a hard time with my laptop. I read other problems like mine before I contact you but It's not working. I tried to updat the BIOS and it's saying it can't be updated. Can you please help me? Thank You,Tamara Shorter

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I turn on my computer  (hp 2000 windows 8) and get error code 0xc0000225, it's asking me for a media an instillation media but I don't have one, what can I do ?

A:Error. Code 0xc0000225

Seems like the hard drive has gone bad. Can you tap F2 as you power up and get into diagnostics? Run the hard drive test. 

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Hi I am mcroy,when I start up my notebook pc I am getting the hp logo then a black screen after some seconds the pc restarts againWhen I press f11 this is what I am getting->Your pc needs to be repairedA required device isn't connect or can't be accessed.Error code:0xc0000225You'll need to used recovery tools on your installation media. If you dont have any installation media(like a disk or usb device),contact your system administrator or PC manufacturer.Press Enter to try againPress F8 to start up settingPress esc for UEFI Fireware Settings

A:error code 0xc0000225

Hi,Do a repair install of Windows using bootable Windows installation USB that can be created by Microsoft windows media creation toolWindows 10: https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/16397-repair-install-windows-10-place-upgrade.htmlWindows 8/8.1: https://www.eightforums.com/tutorials/26095-repair-install-windows-8-a.htmlDisable secure boot temporarily from BIOS. Plug in USB. Tap f9 key as soon as you power on laptop, change boot order to USB. Save and Continue.RegardsVisruth

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I have a HP Stream 7 Tablet  I was just surfing the net and then the tablet just updated to Windows 10 automatically even though I am already in Windows 10 I booted it and then it showed an error message: Recovery Your PC/Device needs to be repaired A required device isn't connected or can't be accessed Error Code: 0xc0000225 You'll need to use recovery tools. If you don't have any installation device media, Contact your PC Administrator (My Tablet or I'm the Pc Administrator but I don't know computers because I'm a. Student) or PC/Device Manufacturer (Someone just gave me this tablet she forgot the PC/Device Manufacturer Please press the Windows key (which I can't because of It doesn't have a keyboard or if it is the home key it doesn't work) I can't boot it because of error code: 0xc0000225  My recent software is  Windows 10 HomeInternet connection is wireless Plus because it is a tablet I can't connect a keyboard and a usb recovery file or a disc

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i bought an asus laptop with 32gb space on it. it had 8.1 already installed. i was trying to upgrade to windows 10. but it the hdd didnt have enough space to download. so i bought a 518gb usb and had the windows installed on to it while hooked up to my
laptop. well i left it going over night i come back in the moring and i recieve this error message. i tried downloading the iso via microsoft web site and followed not only directions on site but also youtube and google. i've tried usb boot and portable Cd
reader and nothing works. it doesnt give me a recovery option and i cant input any commands. no f8 or anything is available. i've tried everything and it will not accept a reboot recovery or install of anything new. i need help i just bought this laptop for
class and i regret even being interested in windows 10 my rooms have had the same problem on their laptops minus the using a usb part. each one has had a mess up with the install and its jacked theirs up. so yeah i'll probably never upgrade to 10 unless its
preinstalled. but i need my new asus fixed or i'll feel like i wasted my money.

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I decided to do a factory restore on my HP Stream x360 Convertible PC and it only got part way through and said it could not complete the factory restore.  It wouldn't do anything to get out of that error message, so I rebooted the computer.  It now only boots to the HP Logo and reboots, over and over to the HP Logo.  I tried doing the recovery through the bios but I got the error mess "Error Code 0x0000225" .  It will not let me do anything else.  I don't have a recovery disk.  I used another program the partition of the diisk and they appear to be there.  There must have been some files that became corrupted or messed up in some way.  I need to know how I can get a Recovery Disk on disk or usb?  I'm really upset because I've only had this laptop for just a few weeks.  Thank you in advance. 











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A:error code 0xc0000225

#HPExpertDayThis error occurs when the surface of disc is dirty or issue with recovery parth on USB drive.To get a new set of recovery media, refer:http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/bph07143also referhttp://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00707939

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Error code 0xc0000225A required device isn't connected or can't be accessed.I didn't receive an installation media, it was all pre-installed. 

A:Error code 0xc0000225

BP-3 wrote:Error code 0xc0000225A required device isn't connected or can't be accessed.I didn't receive an installation media, it was all pre-installed. Since Automatic Repair fails to repair your PC, now select "Advanced options" and then "Troubleshoot" and try these steps:b.Select "Advanced options" and then select "Command Prompt".c.If prompted, enter in the password for the user name.d.At the Command Prompt, type the following commands and hit enter. bootrec /scanosbootrec /fixMBRbootrec /Fixbootbootrec /rebuildBCD After running the commands your computer should restart and will automatically install windows update. Sometimes it will take for a while to update. Just extend your patience and wait until your computer restarted successfully. DONT LEAVE YOUR COMPUTER UNATTENDED..




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My all in one desk top will not start up. I get error code 0xc0000225.  The unit had warrenty from 3rd party and after talking to two diffrent techs they say the hard drive is corupt and they will send new hard drive and tech to my house to fix. Week later, they say they cant find replacement hard drive. Is this accurite? Computer repair people are far and few on my small island, should I chuck it in the landfill? I would like to get some data of the hard drive if possible. Thanks in advance.  Chris808

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Had my note book tell me it needed factory reset. So I did now only HP logo comes up. I have tried F2, F10 F12 and Escape to enter recovery mode that is the error code I get says I need installation cds or usb recovery well the Recovery drive I created is no longer viable. So I need an impage and my warrenty ended on July what can I do?




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A:Error code: 0xc0000225

Hi, you probably need to buy the recovery cd or usb from hp. com or contact hp at 1-800-474-6836

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Hello Guys,
i have bought lenovo g50-70 just 20days back,
it came with inbuilt windows 8.1
they did not give any recoverable disks with it rather they said to take back up of the OS into a usb stick
but i forgot to take the backup and tried to partition the hard disk using EASEUS Partition manager
then i got this error "0XC0000225"
i'm unable to boot the windows and when i reached service center for help
they said at present we dont have the disks and we will order it today it make take few days,
i have reached them again after 10days their response is the same.
then i went to a private service center,they said we are unable to order disks on your laptop's serial number as the request has been made already by someone.
so i'm trying to sort out this problem myself.
can you guys help me?
thanks in advance
regards,
ravi
sorry for my bad english

A:Windows 8.1 error code : 0xc0000225

What about using the built-in Recovery Partition?

If Windows cannot be started, then follow the steps below to start the Lenovo
OneKey Recovery System:
1 Shut down the computer.
2 Press the Novo button. From the Novo button menu, select the Lenovo
OneKey Recovery System and press Enter.

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After being shut down normally and then turned on later, my computer has not left the Automatic Repair cycle. It goes from Automatic Repair to Diagnosing Your PC (and coming up with a disk drive issue)to Attempting Repair, to never be repaired. One of my friends, however, got to a recovery screen which informed us of the error code.Now all I need is some kind of recovery tools on my installation media, however1. My Acer Apsire V5 did not come with anything of the sort.2. Acer had "fixed/wiped" my computer just ONE MONTH AGO. And now that my computer is broken again, for the second time in 2 months, there is no way for me to get it fixed.If there is any way to get my warranty renewed or to call Acer to get advice without having to pay right away, any answers will be appreciated.

A:I got error code 0xc0000225, however my computer g...

I have sent a private message requesting some additional details about your repair.



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So I got my Rikomagic MK36 to connect up the the tv for the Mrs to use. Awesome little thing for the 5 minutes I had it working! It dual boots windows 8 and Android.
It was running WIndows 8 perfectly. So I had to go and install Windows 10 which doesn't run so well on it.
So using the recovery USB I made while doing the Windows 10 upgrade I tried to rollback to Win 8. After a couple of restarts I got to a screen saying:
Your pc ran into a problem and needs to restart. process1_initialization_failed.
It then restarts and goes to:
Your Pc couldn't start properly. A requried device isn't connected or couldn't be found Error code 0xc0000225 You'll need to use the recovery tools on your installation media.
I must have seen those blue screens about 1000 times in the last couple of days. I could still see it when I went to bed!
So I am stuck in a loop and can't even load Android on it.
So I've tried booting from a USB drive by changing the boot order. The USB drive show up in BIOS boot it will not boot from it at all. It just goes back to the blue screen loop.
Photos of the blue screens and BIOS settings. https://drive.google.com/folderview?...EE&usp=sharing
This is the product. I managed to use the coupon on it so it was pretty cheap. Rikomagic RKM MK 36 Intel Z3736F Dual Boot (updated) - FreakTab.com
My wife is giving me plenty of grief for this. She seems to think that I break every bit of technology I have. Of course I deny this to her but I do seem to be rather unlucky most... Read more

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I recently tried to start up my Dell Inspiron laptop and instead get this blue screen with:
Error code 0xc0000225
Blue Screen only gives me two options: Enter to try again or F8 for Startup Settings.
Elsewhere it says something about "UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME"
Trying again doesn't work as it still won't boot.  I tried to boot to Safe Mode, which also didn't work.  None of the Startup Settings seem to work.  I have a "Dell Operating System Windows 8 Recovery Media for Windows 8 Products 64-bit" recovery disk that was sent to me years ago for an unrelated problem.   I put it in the disk drive to see if I could boot from that but I don't even see the option and I can't see any way to get to a command prompt. Not sure if it would work for this problem. 
I have no idea how to fix this.  I haven't installed any new hardware or software and I haven't been partitioning anything so I'm a bit puzzled as to what's going on.
After posting on the microsoft forums and attempting several fixes, nothing has changed.
I can't access the BIOS.  I have repeatedly tried pressing "F2" during startup (which, according to Dell is the correct key) and it does nothing.  It always comes back to blue screen.  So I can't even look at BIOS settings
I can't access built-in hard drive diagnostics.  I have pressed the correct keys (according to Dell) but it accomplishes nothing.... Read more

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I woke up this morning to a blue screen with a critical error and this code 0XC00002225.  I might be able to fix this if someone told me what to do.  i don't have recovery disk and I can't get any of the suggested options to load that come up wth prompts.  Any suggestions?  I'm self employed and I make my living on this laptop.  Any suggestions?

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Hello this is my first post so if I did something wrong please tell me so.
Attached is my computer specs, if the image does not work here is an imgur link to my specs:My specs - Imgur.
So, I was looking through my father's old video games. I found a Prince of Persia:The Two Thrones copy. I tried to install it, but it wanted me to restart to complete the installation. I complied and restarted my computer. However, it gave me a message saying "Your computer needs to be repaired, error code:0xc0000225". I tried many different things, but eventually at the error screen I hit f8, then f7(f7 apparantly disables driver somethings...) and I was able to startup. So, I am making this post on the same computer I have trouble with.

I do not have the windows8 backup CD, since this is an HP Laptop which did not come with a CD for windows 8, and instead had it pre-installed. So, is there any way to stop this error message from coming up ever again? I uninstalled that stupid Prince of Persia game since I thought it changed up drivers, but my main concern is not the game, but the error message. How can I get rid of this? If you all need any more information I am happy to provide it.

EDIT:Forgot to mention that all my programs are working nicely. It is just that stupid error message I want to get rid of, so if I need to do something with my computer I believe I will have full access to CMD and other programs. I just want to be able to boot up my laptop without having to hit F8 and... Read more

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I was given an ASUS Sonicmaster  a while back, after doing a factory restore I set up my windows account then had to restart the laptop. After it came back on I got the error code 0xc0000225. can anyone tell me how to fix this? keep in mind this
laptop his no CD/DVD drive.

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Hi i want to reboot my laptop its a c55-c-1m9. But when i try pressing f12 and click yes it comes up with error code 0xc0000225 your pc device needs to be repaired. A required device is not connected or cant be accesed. Would greatly apreciate any help im a complete novice thx in advance.

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I am facing this problem with my PC with the following system requirements:

Manufacturer Samsung core i5 laptop which does not have CD/DVR-ROM.
As i start my PC then i am facing with the mentioned error showing in this image. I have also boot USB for windows but the boot key (F10) is not working. I have tried many ways to solve this particular problem but can not be satisfied....So please tell me the way that i solve the problem.Also as i hit the given suggestion like press enter or F8 it does not working...

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I have a retail 15.6" HD Notebook [15-ay117cl] (W10 from factory) Registered w/HP.The first thing I did when I got it on 11-12-2016 was to boot into diagnostics and run the quick tests. Everything passed, so it was a good start.I wanted to install Linux Mint Debian 2 and dual boot it along side of W10.The first issuse was UEFI settings. My linux USB was not seen, so I enabled Legacy boot and booted System Rescue 4.72 image from USB to change the partitions with gparted. I tried to shrink the Windows System partition down to 100 GiB to make space for Linux. I could not shrink it at all (never had this issue in 20 years). That really upset me. I'm wasn't really excited about learning W10 anyway (Too much of a support nightmare), so I deleted the W10 System partition. Then I decided to delete the RE Tools partition (probably a mistake). I did not delete the recovery partition yet. I was getting ready to convert the MBR to GPT, when I thought "What if I want to sell Notebook someday". So I went to the support site to find a procedure to recover W10. I also looked into getting the Recovery image. But not for $40, that's rediculous!So I want to try to restore W10 from the recovery partition. But I'm not sure it can be done without the RE Tools partition. In case there is any question about the error description, here's what the screen looked like:-------------------------------------------------------------------------RecoveryYour PC needs to be repairedA required device isn't conn... Read more

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Hi I am mcroy,when I start up my notebook pc I am getting the hp logo then a black screen after some seconds the pc restarts againWhen I press f11 this is what I am getting->Your pc needs to be repairedA required device isn't connect or can't be accessed.Error code:0xc0000225You'll need to used recovery tools on your installation media. If you dont have any installation media(like a disk or usb device),contact your system administrator or PC manufacturer.Press Enter to try againPress F8 to start up settingPress esc for UEFI Fireware Settings

A:start up pproblem error code 0xc0000225

Double,Use this:https://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Operating-System-and-Recovery/error-code-0xc0000225/m-p/60093...

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After Windows 10 update on my Inspiron 7352,  my internet would constantly freeze up, no matter if I used Chrome or Internet Explorer. Attempted to revert back to Windows 8.  Now I am receiving a blue recovery screen with the error code listed in my subject line (which has changed about 3 times). Other times I try to start it up, I only get a black screen.  I can see my cursor move, but nothing else happens. My laptop does not have a cd-rom drive, so it didn't come with a recovery disk.  Does anyone know a fix that I can download to my external hard drive to help reboot my system?

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I don't know all the specs and the computer will not boot but I do know this:
Dell Inspiron
i7 processor
1 TB hard drive

I used AOMEI Backupper to make an image of this laptop before I played around with it. So I have an image.
Now I want to restore that image and it will not work. I get the error code above and it tells me there is a windows file missing (I think it says a .efi).

Dell has about 6 partitions on this machine. AOMEI allows me to restore them one at a time. I did all of that but it still won't boot.

This is a buddies laptop. He bought it second hand so he does not have a rescue disk.

Any ideas on how to fix it?

I really don't want to buy another copy of Windows operating system. But in the worst case, would a new OS and a clean install get me around all the stuff Dell has on the machine to make it usable. (I am the guy who broke the thing)

Hitting F8 will allow me to boot from different drives but when I put in a regular Windows 10 recovery disk and can navigate to control panel but after that I cannot click on any of the links so I cannot do a factory reset from there.
 

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I was doing a general cleanup of my computer (defrag, etc.) and clicked on what I thought was a button which wiped deleted files from drive C:\. Now I find that when I try to boot up I get a blue screen wth the message:

error Code 0xc0000225 Your PC needs to be repaired. A required device isn't connected or can't be accessed. You'll need to use the recovery tools on your installation media, etc. etc.

I have tried pressing enter and F8 as suggested on the screen but nothing happens. Using my son's Mac I have researched possible solutions but they all require me to boot from a bootable disk. I have tried booting from my Windows 8 installation disk but still get the same blue screen of death, which means that I can't access the repair tool. There appears to be no way to get around the blue screen (I can't even reformat the hard drive, which I would prefer to avoid anyway). Is this a job for the repair man?
 

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I'm trying to do a clean Windows 8.1 64-bit after a crash but I get Error code 0xc0000225, using HP in-built recovery utility. Windows Setup also says: Windows could not retrieve information about the disks on this computer. Kindly help. Thanks

A:Error code 0xc0000225. Hard disc is inaccessible, HP 250 G2 ...

Hello, Thank you for posting in the HP Support forum. Welcome !   Let's test your hardware for issues.Please, turn off your computer. Start it again by using the power-on button andas soon as you do it, keep hitting the Esc button (like tap-tap-tap) - you will enter HP startup menu similar to this one:  Choose/Press F2 and follow the on-screen instructions to perform System test >>> QUICK test. More information can be found here>> http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03467259>> http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03467259#AbT1 It should check these components:    Battery check    Processor check    System board check    Hard drive SMART check    Hard drive short DST check    Memory quick check  Let me know the results of the test.

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Hello,  I have a HP Intel Celeron Notebook 15-AY008NI that I bought for which I bought today. If I switch the laotop on it will power on, but a blue screen appears that says: RecevryYour PC/Device needs to be Repaired A required device isn't connected or can't be accessed. Error code 0xc0000225  I can't get past this screen to do any kind of file repair.  I hold down the ESC key during power-on, and can get to the boot menu.  I press F11  and I end up back at the PC needs to be repaired screen.   I can't past this screen.  It goes on a continual loop.   Please help! Thanks

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My laptop pops up that your sysytem should be upgraded to Win10. I said Ok & at 90% I slept hoping it will be done in morning. When I start Laptop in morning , I got blue screen stating that Your PC Needs to be Repaired A required device isn't connected or can't be accessed. Error code 0xc0000225 Please help me here. I am afraid if system is formatted automatically as I have imp data there.  Thanks

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Hello Everyone,
I have a problem where I turn on my pc and get error code 0xc0000225. It's and Acer desktop I bought July (2013) for a little B-Day present . But now it stopped working. I can't take it to a repair shop because
1. I'm not a fan of them
2. They tend to take like a week :I
I need it soon I'm only using my other laptop. I make like intro/outro's for people and I have one person who asked me a week ago which I feel bad about. Plus all my school work is on there and my dad also has his job documents nothing can be erased on there.
Thanks for your time,
Heshanth

A:Windows 7/8 Acer Desktop, Boot error code 0xc0000225

Hi,

Use your 8 install DVD or USB key:

MBR - Restore Windows 7 Master Boot Record - Windows 7 Help Forums

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Product Number: K1K07EA#ABU
Serial Number: [Personal Information Removed]
 
How do I get a revovery image on a USB when I can't access my laptop to get the image?
Can I download Recovery Manager on an old laptop?
 
All tests pass not sure what happened, let me know if any other information is needed.
 
Thanks in advance,
Rob













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A:Error Code 0xc0000225 File:\Windows\system32\winload.efi

Hi, You're welcome. This happens because your machine shipped with 8.1, so will have no specific drivers for 8 When you are on the page displaying 'No software or drivers are available for this product with the selected operating system. Please make a different selection', do you see an Edit option to the right - if you do, click this and select Windows 8.1 as the OS - most of the drivers should work for 8.  As long as you have install the LAN or WLAN driver, just go through the Win 8 updates until the 8.1 upgrade is offered, apply this and then install  the rest of the drivers. Regards, DP-K  

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We have had a handful of Windows 7 machines, upon reboot from installing updates crash, stating either No OS found or Boot Device Inaccessible. 
You can pull the hard drive out and mount it on another system and see the Windows directory, access all the files and folders. 
We tried booting from a bootable media and running the following commands from the command prompt:
bootrec /scanos
bootrec /fixmbr
bootrec /fixboot
bootrec /rebuildbcd

All of these seem to be a success except te very last one, as it states the directory doesn't exist. In the end, we've had to reimage each of these machines. 
I was able to pull event logs off a few of the machines and started looking through. There are no error messages related to failed Windows Updates.
Only common thing I can find is they are all Dell 7470's. However, we have had a lot more of the 7470's update and reboot with no issue. So it's not the entire line of machines.  And we
didn't have any issues like this during testing.
Right now, we have remote associates shipping laptops back, and don't have spares to ship them in the mean time. Has anyone else come across this? Apparently on Reddit, a few have and ended up reinstalling Windows as well.

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Bluetooth not working after installing Windows 10 on G470
 
 
 
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A:G470 - Bluetooth not working after installing Windows 10 on G470

Hi ashu2000 , 
 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
Checking on the Lenovo supported systems list for Windows 10 Upgrade ,  "not listed, it hasn?t been tested for Windows 10 upgrade and is not supported. " for the G570 .
 
Same reasons why on the support site , drivers for windows 10 is not available. 
 
There are claims that it works ok but some have reported devices and apps not working after the upgrade. 
You may check related threads here . 
 
Would there be any yellow or black down arrow marks on the device manager . 
If that is the case , then you may want to try checking the hardware ID to download specific driver directly from the manufacturer if the Windows 8.1 version driver would not help.
Example for Broadcom Bluetooth 4.0 Driver or use windows updates to install appropriate drivers
 
On device manager , you may also use built in drivers in Windows 10  doing upgrade drivers and, browse on this pc , let me pick option, and choose recommended ones on the list .  
 
Hope this helps. 
 
 
Regards
 

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 le di matenimiento a mi laptop pero me surgio una duda en el chip de video ¿tiene que llevar pasta termica o alguna almuhadilla termica? me parece que si traia una pero no estoy seguro la pregunta es la puedo dejar asi sin nada? o debo de ponerle la almuhadilla o pasta termica, la duda es porque este equipo no tiene disipador en el chip de video solo en el procesador.

A:Particiones en lenovo G470

If there is no heatshink on the the video chip you would not apply thermal paste to it, because the thermal paste's only purpose is to more efficiently transfer heat to the heatshink.  

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Hi, recently i just found my old laptop -G470. I need a laptop to do what my pc can do , so when Im not home i can bring the laptop out. What i need is i can photo editing and video editing without any hiccups in the between. Is it possible to upgrade my G470 to what i need or I should just go buy a new laptop. Anyone can help me out here ? Just give me the best hardware that compatible with G470.Thanks in advance.

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(I am only writing this because my parents refuse to listen to me and they want "Lenovo" to help me with this problem.)So I own a Lenovo G470 (Ideapad) that I bought in 2011. About 7 months ago, the laptop's hinges started to become lose and then since 4-5 months, bits and pieces of the laptop case keep falling apart/breaking around the hinges. It was a bit bothersome but nothing too serious.However, last week the laptop's screen became tilted (??) like one hinge/side is up and the other is down. It's almost diagonal. And the wire connecting to the laptop screen is exposed (i dont know how) maybe because the hinge's piece broke so the wire is exposed and it's almost on the verge of breaking too. (Ill be attaching the pics of the laptop below.)My warranty expired ages ago. But I dont mind paying for the repair. Is there a way if I contact a real Lenovo store nearby and ask them to "repair" my broken laptop. My parents would rather spend 80-140 dollars repairing this than buy me a new 700/800 dollar laptop.Honestly, if some of you wanna tell me that this laptop is beyond repair, believe me I know! My parents refuse to listen to me -_- So this is just to prove them Im right. FRONT:- https://imgur.com/4viSonH- https://imgur.com/D1pX3I0LEFT SIDE:- https://imgur.com/IKEdGI4- https://imgur.com/L6HmMPw- https://imgur.com/7qk0CMm- https://imgur.com/j5usW0nRIGHT SIDE:- https://imgur.com/wjONWoE- https://imgur.com/peerlHE- https://imgur.com/JU81ZrI- https://imgur.com/gvsWs5S- https... Read more

A:My laptop's falling apart.. Lenovo G470

If you think you have a flat tire do you keep on going until the tire disintegrates and you destroy the rim? That's what you did to your own laptop.You should've taken action as soon as you noticed something is happening with the hinge.There's not much you can do right now to fix it. Only thing I'd advise is to find a broken one online with the body intact (at least when it comes to the bottom part and hinges). e.g. with a smashed screen and make a transplant. Have it done by a professional if you can't do it on your own.

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Hello, I have a Lenovo g470, and I was wondering if it would be possible to get an Ivy Bridge processor. The manual says the following ones are compatible: Intel I7-2620M 2.7G 4M 2c J1 PGA processor CPU.Intel I5-2540M 2.6G 3M 2c J1 PGA processor CPU.Intel I5-2520M 2.5G 3M 2c J1 PGA processor CPU.Intel I5-2410M 2.3G 3M 2c J1 PGA processor CPU.Intel I3-2310M 2.1G 3M 2c J1 PGA processor CPU. But as it Ivy Bridge are backwards compatible with SB, I wonder if I could get a 3ª processor and put in this mobo. If not, does it worth to change from i3 2310m to anyone of these above?? i5 2540m has 200mhz higher clock on gpu and i7 has more l3 cache(4MB), or should I just leave like this?? I appreciate any help. Thank you.  (Sorry for my bad english)

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Hello! Recently I upgraded my G470 notebook into win7, and my wifi is not working, the button is turned on and I installed the driver in the lenovo support center, I also installed the Energy Magagement program and etc, but when I press Fn + F5, the only thing that appear is the Bluetooth connection, which is turned on, but my wifi does not show there, and also, it does not show in the Device Manager... What can I do?It is enable on the BIOS as well.

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Have a problem whit mi laptop lenovo g470, can't dismount the laptop because i cant take off the nails and the tape dont open because that. The nails dont unscrew

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I encountered the BSOD with the problem about atikmpag.sys It seems like I made a wrong choice about deleting it, (solution from internet searching)  and now the Display Adapters doesn't work anymore as you can see in the pictures  after deleting the atikmpag.sys during safe mode, It somehow resolved the problem about the BSOD and my laptop are finally starting properly now the problem is about the resolution, it's not the same anymore, it's too low and somehow the screen is blurry, as you can see at the Graphics section, the maximum resolution I can only choose is 1024 x 768, which is supposed to be 1366 x 768 (HD) if i'm not mistaken,   I need your help on how to fix this I hope i can turn it back to normal., I don't have a CD installer (if it is supposed to have one) to re-install it, and about downloading from other sites I'm a little bit concerned about that so I haven't tried it yet.. and it seems like Lenovo has its own installer... Pls help ASAP













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A:Lenovo G470 atikmpag.sys problem

hi jm9327,
 
Welcome to the Lenovo Forums.
 
The G470 with a dual GPU (Intel+AMD), uses a muxless driver (this is a custom driver that switches the discrete AMD Graphics to the Intel Graphics to save power). If you have installed a different driver, this may cause system instability (including BSOD).
 
If you're running on Windows 7, try the following::
 
1. Follow this guide on how to disable automatic driver installation.
2. Install these drivers in order (reboot if necessary)
   (1st)  - Intel Onboard Graphics Driver for Windows 7 (64-bit)
   (2nd)  - AMD Video Driver for Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit)
 
When finished, check if the yellow exclamation marks are gone under Device Manager > Display Adapters and observe the screen resolution adjustment and BSOD occurrence.
 
 
Let me know how it goes.
 
Regards

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