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Windows Boot Manager error 0xc00000e9

Q: Windows Boot Manager error 0xc00000e9

Hey guys, trying to install Win 7 Ultimate x64 on my roommates laptop. It was having severe issues booting into 7 already so I decided to just wipe it and re-install. I started with a DVD copy and upon boot he realized that his DVD drive was broke. FML. But we can boot from USB so I go buy a large flashdrive and DL a copy of W7 and make it boot-able. So I plug it in and when it starts to load windows files it makes it about 10% and stops.

Then throws an error 0xc00000e9

"An unexpected I/O error has occurred"

Now I know my USB is good, I just bought it. The DVD Drive is messed up but its not being used in any way. It's an older Sony vaio, Core 2 Duo, 2gb ram, the model is burnt off the bottom.

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A: Windows Boot Manager error 0xc00000e9

Where did you get WIn7? How was it written to stick? How is it being activated?

Use the latest official installer ISO written to stick with Universal USB Installer with Win7 in dropdown menu.

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I have an HP G62-225DX notebook pc currently running Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit. I turned it on today and received a boot manager error , Status : 0xc00000e9. There is nothing plugged into the computer or any new software added . In the process of trying to figure out what the problem could be I ran a hard drive test and it came back failed . I don't have the windows 7 disc for this laptop so I was hoping maybe there was a way to get it back up and running without it ?







 

A:Windows 7: Boot Manager Error 0xc00000e9

The boot hard drive has failed. We usually try to start a fresh Windows install If that fails, we remove the suspect hard drive and install a new drive. Later, you can install the suspect drive in an external USB hard drive enclosure and attach it to the laptops USB port to attempt to recover important files
 

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Hi all,

Just wanted to reinstall my Windows 7 this morning due to the fact that my dvd writer did not read of write CDs. After some research I learnt that a re-install will do the trick. I made things worse, how I don't know.

My system statrt up, loads the windows 7 files and then comes up with the Windows Boot Manager screen stating that it has problems communicating with a device connected to your computer. Status: 0xc00000e9 Info: An unexpected I/O error has occurred.

I have tried my 2 SSD drives in Raid 0 and also a single HDD with the same results.
My DVD writer is an IDE model, but I can't think that this is the problem since the first time I used this drive and the same original Windows 7 Ultimate Disc there were no problems.

I even went as far and got a PS2 keyboard to avoid any USB devices and also downloaded a full untouched version of Windows 7 with the same error! (Maybe my disc got scrtaches after its first use, I don't know)

Please help people, please!

A:Windows Boot Manager Install error 0xc00000e9 -

Is there any external /USB based device connected with your computer ? If so , please make it sure that it is properly connected .

Try installing using a flash drive . USB Windows 7 Installation Key Drive - Create

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OK so my computer has to cd drive so don't comment saying use a cd to fix the problem i dropped my computer now it has stopped working every-time i try one of those F8 options the computer loads it for 5-10 seconds then restarts
itself a blue screen appears before it dose there is some sort of system failure when i go on to stop the automatic shut down option i can read the blue screen it says
A problem has been detected and windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer.
 
UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME
 
if this is the first time you've seen this stop error screen.
restart your computer.if this screen appears again, follow 
these steps :
 
check to make sure any new hardware or software is properly installed.(i cannot check this because i do not know how)
if this is a new installation, ask your hardware of sortware manufacturer
for any windows updates you might need.
 
if ay problems continue. disable or remove any newly installed hardware
or software.disable BIOS memory options such as caching or shadowing.
if you need to use safe mode to remove or disable components, restart
your computer, press F8 to select advance startup options, and then
select safe mode.
 
technical information:
 
*** STOP: 0x000000ED (0x8570FD28, 0xC000009C, 0x000000000, 0x000000000)
 

A:windows boot manager status: 0xc00000e9 info:an unexpected I/O error has occured.

It sounds like the drop has damaged the hard drive, it is quite possible that the drive will need to be replaced, at the very least it should be scanned for surface defects.
Turn the computer on and press F8 repeatedly until the Advanced Boot Options screen appears.
If you are lucky the first option will be Repair Your Computer, slect it and press enter.
If the hard drive is not too badly dammaged it will boot into the recovery environment.
If you can't get this far you will need to find an external DVD drive to boot from to try repairs.
If you do managed to get to the System Recovery Options screen, click Command Prompt
At the command prompt type CHKDSK C: /R and press enter
Type  Y and enter if prompted to force a dismount.
The full disk check will take quite a while, once it is done restart and see if the system boots.
If it still will not boot, repeat the above steps to get the the System Recovery Options screen again.
This time click Startup Repair and follow the on screen prompts.
If a full surface scan and startup repair does not get it booting its probably time to look at recovering any data you need to save from the drive starting with a fresh install of windows on a new hard drive. That may be beyond what you want to do yourself.

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Hey guys, I just received my new 1tb hdd for my laptop and I installed it and such and now im proceeding into installing Windows 7 Home Premium x64 on it. Well.....no dice. I have the OEM serial code on the underside of the laptop and so I downloaded the official windows 7 iso since I don't have the original OEM disk that never came with the laptop.

i downloaded it from Malwaretips:
Official download links for Windows 7 SP1 ISO (32-bit and 64-bit)

Burned a bootable disk with it and when popping it into the laptop, It loads the files half way and they just stops! Then I get an error message in "Boot Manager" error 0xc00000e9'' info: An unexpected I/O error has occured.''

It also says it can be due to unplugging a hard drive or other essential hardware. Its weird though because I'm thinking its a DOA hdd but it shows up in BIOS.

A:Boot Manager Error 0xc00000e9

Hi,

That sounds like a problem with either the DVD? or the ISO itself.

Download a fresh ISO from here instead, and consider installing it from a USB flash drive instead, using this tool to create the bootable flash drive.

Regards,
Golden

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Hello all,
 
Just returned from my holidays and now my 2 month old MS Windows Vista Home Premium pc won't start up anymore.
I get a message from Windows Boot Manager, that Windows encountered a problem communicating with a device connected to your computer.
File: \Boot\BCD
Status: 0xc000000e9
info: An unexpected I/O error has occured.
 
Already, I read all the threads discussing this issue, but still I did not fing THE solution here....
 
Because of the new PC all my data have been stored on this, removed it from my old one and format that oldie. However, I did not create a backup again...Stupid of course, I want to do that after the hollidays.
 
When surfing on the internet (now with my old pc) all kinds of possible solutions I found....
- use your recover CD - does not work, because of possible loss of data
- use boot CD like UltimateBCD or Hirens, - they do not fix the problem
- use HDD Regenerator or DiskPatch- they do not find the HD....
 
I tried to attach the HD into the old PC, but unfortunately this one is IDE and the new one SATA....
So, I still do not know what happened here and can not recover my data.
Oh and I read some stories about a new virus that is destroying the MBR - perhaps my pc has been infected. Normally my pc is on....but MS Firewall is turned on....it is strange, this
 
Did anyone already find THE solution here.
 
My Specs
- Siemens Scaleo L
- HD Seagate 500 GB, SATA
- 4 GB memory
- MS Windows Vista Home Premium , ... Read more

A:Windows Boot Manager, 0xc00000e9 HELP NEEDED

 
Hi Renzo, let's first check if the computer can be started by using Last Known Good Configuration. To start your computer by using the Last Known Good Configuration feature, follow these steps:
 
1. Start your computer.
2. Press the F8 key.
3. When the Windows Advanced Options menu appears, use the ARROW keys to select Last Known Good Configuration (your most recent settings that worked), and then press ENTER.
4. If you are running other operating systems on your computer, use the ARROW keys to select Microsoft Windows XP, and then press ENTER.
 
We can also check if we can start the system in Safe Mode:
 
1. Start computer.
2. Press F8.
3. Select Safe mode.
4. Press Enter.
 
Meanwhile, please also check other USB devices on the computer, you can disconnect them and try to start the computer again.

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Hi

I wondered if someone out there can help me please.

I am having problems with my laptop HP Pavilion which has factory installed Vista. The above error message kept appearing when starting up the computer. I have rebooted in various different ways using a Windows Vista all in one recovery disc to try and fix the problem without success. I have changed the order in BIOS to start the disk first and still not being able to move further forward. I am aware that the August Windows update may of been corrupt. Do i need to remove this?

Any guidance will be appreciated.
 

A:Windows boot manager status 0xc00000e9

have a read at http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/...c00000e9/53c26f2d-6880-49dd-b907-512c29b88c87......
 

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I always get windows boot manager error no matter what i do. Even if i set my microsoft bootable drive it still goes to windows boot manager error. I also tried removing any external devices even changed the flash drive i use for bootable drive but it
still doesn't work. The only time bootable drive works was when i remove the hdd. I can't access F8 no matter what so ican't access safe mode and cmd.

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Hi there, I am totally unable to go into my os, and am getting stuck, similar to this,








  
Quote: Originally Posted by Redmage913


Hey there,

My father's computer refuses to start. It's running Win7 Pro x64. When I attempt to start it up, it starts up the Windows Error Recovery program, suggesting that I launch Startup Repair, and allowing me to start Windows normally. In both scenarios, I get the same error. When I start normally, I get the Starting Windows text, then I get a solid white bar with Windows is loading files... above it. It fills up halfway, then I get Windows Boot Manager error 0xc00000e9: An unexpected I/o Error has occurred.

This computer is a stock Dell Inspiron 530s, with no new hardware devices added or removed in recent memory (other than starting from a USB stick once or twice, but not since I installed Win7 Pro x64 on here).

How should I proceed? Should I plug in a USB stick I have Xubuntu 9.04 on and backup all his files before I do anything?

Thanks,

--Red






So, can you help me at all Sevenforums?

I have a lenovo flex 15 with win 7 professional on a 64x system, Thx

A:0xc00000e9 error, Unable to boot to windows, help?

If you are getting the 'Unexpected I/O error has Occurred' message, if you have a Mechanical Hard Drive please run Seatools for DOS SeaTools for DOS and Windows - How to Use. Run both the short and the long test.

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Gateway laptop
model number MS2285
Windows 7


Hello my name is John and my friend asked me to fix her laptop since her windows wasn't starting up. Long story short, I tried to reformat her hdd with my windows 7 dvd (which is my answer for almost everything) and the screen right after you select languages and the "Install now" button the screen stays on "Setup is starting..." but it doesnt freeze, it just stays there for hours. Every time you try to start Windows normally it would restart during the "Starting Windows" screen but before it restarts it rapidly flashes what resembles a bsod and restarts it self. You can't boot from last known configuration, boot in safe mood, or pretty much any of the options when I hold down F8. Here's the kick, it gives me a page error which says this




"Windows has encountered a problem communication with a device connected to your computer.
This error can be caused by unplugging a removable storage device such as an external usb drive while the device is in use, or by faulty hardware such as a hard drive or cd-rom drive that is failing. Make sure any removable storage is properly connected and then restart your computer.
If you continue to receive this error message, contact the hardware manufacturer.
Status: 0xc00000e9
Info: An Unexpected I/O error has occured."

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A:BSOD during Windows Boot, I/O error 0xc00000e9?

Hi,

When you attempt the installation, are all other removable USB devices unplugged? Are you installing from a DVD? Is the mouse a wired mouse, or wirless with a USB receiver?

Regards,
Golden

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Here's what happened:

I was playing a game on my laptop (specifically Hearthstone) when my computer started freezing. After about five minutes of it freezing and unfreezing, and then finally crashing to a blue screen, I restarted the computer. I was frustrated, but this didn't seem like anything out of the ordinary.

Upon startup, it took me to the "starting Windows" screen, accompanied with the Windows logo. After about 3 minutes of sitting and staring at this screen, I angrily restarted it again. It had been a long day and I had had enough. (As I say this, I spent 30 minutes typing this up on my phone only for my web browser to crash.)

I was a little aggressive with it this time, and banged on the keyboard a bit. I noticed a bit of a clunky noise, though, so I froze and let it do its thing. Instead of starting up correctly, it took me to this screen:

"Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change might be the cause.

If Windows files have been damaged or configured incorrectly, Startup Repair can help diagnose and fix the problem. If power was interrupted during startup, choose Start Windows Normally.

Launch Startup Repair (recommended)

Start Windows Normally

Description: Fix problems that are preventing Windows from starting"

Selecting the first option, Launch Startup Repair, takes me to a screen that says "Windows is loading files..." with a loading bar underneath it that fills up about two-thirds of the way, and then t... Read more

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Sorry if this is in the wrong thread. If it is, please move it to a more proper one, thanks!
Today I went to turn on my laptop and got the following error message on startup:
"File:\boot\BCD Status: 0xc00000e9 unexpected I/O error has occurred" and it says that it could be caused by removing a removable storage device while in use. At the top is a bar saying "Windows Boot Manager". I looked around the interwebs and found similar stories where the hard drive had just completely failed. Because I am using an OEM installed OS (Windows 7 Ultimate x64) I can not do a repair install without a specific hard drive partition. Bios still sees the hard drive and Windows setup driver browsing sees the boot partition so I'm not sure if it is completely dead. If a repair install is all that is needed, and I know this is a long shot, but would I be able to use my non-OEM Windows 7 Home Premium x64 disc to do the repair, even though this is ultimate? The Laptop is only about a week old so I'm quite angry that it would fail so early in its life. Thank you in advance for your help.

EDIT: Booted up recovery disc for home premium. This allows me to at least access command prompt for the boot partition. If there is a specific command that could help fix this, please tell me. Thanks!

A:Boot bcd error 0xc00000e9

Press the F8 key repeatedly at boot up or use the Startup disk.

Do this:

Startup Repair
Note: You may need to do startup repair 3 to 4 times.
Startup Repair - Run 3 Separate Times

Startup Repair Infinite Loop Recovery

System Repair Disc - Create

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Hi all.

I'm trying to sort out a PC that I'm having problems with.

Its Vista Home Premium 64 bit.

Was working fine, and now when booting up I get the following error message:

File: windows/system32/drivers/fileinfo.sys
Status: 0xc00000e9
Info: Windows failed to load because a critical system driver is missing, or corrupt

Has anyone any idea how I can solve this issue and also, what could have caused it so I don't do it again!

Many thanks,

Craig

A:0xc00000e9 fileinfo.sys boot error

Hi try running a start up repair Startup Repair: frequently asked questions and test the ram with memtest 86+
Memtest86+ - Advanced Memory Diagnostic Tool
Memtest86+ Guide/How To's - Overclockers Forums

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When booting my desktop computer I get a windows boot manager black screen with” File:\boot\BCD Status: 0xc00000e9 unexpected I/O error has occurred” message. If I boot to CD/DVD using my windows recovery disk and select keyboard US, I get two options: Restore using system image or use recovery tools. When I select system image and next, no image is found. When I select recovery tools, I am asked to choose an operating system. Now my problem is no operating system is listed. What can I do now to recover my system? My hardware has checked out ok and I suspect something in windows 7 has messed up. Any suggestions? In troubleshooting, I replaced the suspect hard drive, installed windows 7 and the computer works great. So how do I recover my original hard drive?
Update: Booting to installation disk and running startup repair results in Root cause found: The partition table does not have a valid system partition.

A:boot\BCD Status: 0xc00000e9 unexpected I/O error

Solution: I bought a new 500 gb drive and installed windows 7/64. The computer booted and operated normally. This verified the hardware end. I then installed the suspect drive and the windows installation disk in the dvd drive and booted to the dvd drive. This brought up a boot menu and booted to dvd and this brought up a repair menu notifying me that there was a problem with the boot partition. It asked me if I wanted it to repair the problem. I selected yes and then rebooted the computer to the suspect drive and all is well. From now on, I will always clone the drive so as to have an instant duplicate backup.

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I purchased the factory cd for my laptop to re-install my os (Windows 7 64 bit) but when I try to boot from it I get an error \boot\bcd, 0xc00000e9, An unexpected i/o error has occurred. It happens when I try to boot from my internal cd-rom drive and also from an external usb drive. I can view the contents of the cd from either drive. Any help would be appreciated.

A:Error 0xc00000e9 (|boot\bcd) i/o error when attempting to reinstall

Try wiping the HD first with Diskpart Clean Command using the Win7 disk or Repair CD System Recovery Options.

If Recovery disks still fail to complete then using the installer provided to do the vastly superior Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7.

If this has the same problem then test the Hard Drive with the maker's bootable HD Diagnostic CD scan.

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I'm having major issues with my Dell Inspiron 1720. It has Windows 7 Ultimate on it but hasn't been used in a year.

My cat knocked over a soft drink onto my keyboard a year ago and resulted in keys constantly going off. I have a USB keyboard so I tried to disable the regular keyboard but the issues kept happening, so I uninstalled the drivers for the oem keyboard and used the USB for a few days. After a few days the battery stopped working and the computer died when it came unplugged. Without the oem keyboard, which has the power button on it, I was unable to start the computer up and just used another. Now that screen was broken in a move and I am trying to get the inspiron back up. I found out I could boot the computer up by plugging it in without a battery.

I did this earlier and was taken to the diagnostics screen where it immediately told me that there was no keyboard. I chose to skip diagnostics and then it prompted me there was no power button. After skipping the diagnostics test (I've since ran one that showed no issues) it's tried to resume windows. After an hour of sitting on the resume screen the computer list power for a moment and died (since the battery was out). Now I'm stuck in a constant loop. I've tried everything. I no longer have the original disk, as I just moved 1000 miles and forgot it. I did try burning a iso onto a DVD, from my computer with the broken screen using TeamViewer on my phone as a mini screen. That did not work. I tried booting it f... Read more

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My friends computer said this:

Windows has encountered a problem communicating with a device connected to your computer.
This error can be caused by unplugging a removable storage device such as an external USB drive while the device is in use, or by faulty hardware such as a hard drive or CD-ROM drive that is failing. Make sure any removable storage is properly connected and then restart your computer.

If you continue to receive this error message, contact the hardware manufacturer.
Status: 0xc00000e9

Info: An unexpected I/O error has occurred.

I suspect that this is a hard drive failure and now you can't even F8 into safemode

using F12 you get to the boot menu:

I think this proves that you're not dealing with a hard drive that slipped out of its socket...

Just let go as far as it can go and this is all you get:

underwhelming to say the least.

additionally, and unrelated, my macbook's optical drive quit so I can't burn a boot cd to test the laptop so I'm fishing around for someone who might recognize this as a typical Toshiba satellite L775 failure well understood, etc...

Please let me know what you think
 

A:Will Not Boot - Toshiba Satellite L775 - Status: 0xc00000e9 error

run the toshiba dos diagnostic on the drive

http://storage.toshiba.com/storage-services-support/warranty-support/software-utilities
 

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Hello!

I turned my laptop on this morning and all of a sudden my laptop won't start properly. I tried the two menus when you boot, the 'Launch System Repair (recommended)' and the 'Start Windows Normally'. Both menus won't work, as they both just freezes for a few seconds, then goes on to try and load Windows files, which it can't. Then it gives me the 0xc00000e9 screen and there is nothing to do.

I tried to boot in Safe Mode, etc., but it is still the same. I also tried with the System Repair Disk, which couldn't solve the problem either. It did find the problems but it couldn't fix them. I looked at the log file where it at the bottom said this:


Does this mean that my harddisk is completely dead? There is some very important files I need for my studying and I would really like to keep them.

A:Laptop can't boot, 0xc00000e9 error, System Repair says bad harddisk.

Hi BornholmerDK,

Welcome to SevenForums.

Boot from a Live Linux CD /pen drive and see whether you can recover. You have three workouts here in this forum using Mint Mate, Peppermint and Lucid Puppy.

In all cases you may use Rufus - Rufus - Create bootable USB drives the easy way - to create a bootable Linux pen drive with the downloaded Linux ISOs , boot your lappy with it and try recovery onto an external HDD.

Emergency Kit - save your files from a dead OS by whs - Mint Mate

Peppermint3 - Create Live CD/DVD/USB To Use For Emergency Backup by Golden - Peppermint

Lucid Puppy way to recover files from a non-bootable computer by one jumanji - Lucid Puppy

Take your pick. Personal preferences can vary.

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I need help!!! I recieved the following error message when I power on my windows 7 PC.
I/o error.
Win Boot Mgr Error 0xc00000e9: Unexpected I/O error

Here is a picture

Anyways, I narrowed down the problem to a secondary harddrive on the computer. I was wondering if this means that harddrive is broken or something else is up. I just want to know if it is recoverable.

A:Win Boot Mgr Error 0xc00000e9: Unexpected I/O error

Bump?

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Hey there,

My father's computer refuses to start. It's running Win7 Pro x64. When I attempt to start it up, it starts up the Windows Error Recovery program, suggesting that I launch Startup Repair, and allowing me to start Windows normally. In both scenarios, I get the same error. When I start normally, I get the Starting Windows text, then I get a solid white bar with Windows is loading files... above it. It fills up halfway, then I get Windows Boot Manager error 0xc00000e9: An unexpected I/o Error has occurred.

This computer is a stock Dell Inspiron 530s, with no new hardware devices added or removed in recent memory (other than starting from a USB stick once or twice, but not since I installed Win7 Pro x64 on here).

How should I proceed? Should I plug in a USB stick I have Xubuntu 9.04 on and backup all his files before I do anything?

Thanks,

--Red

A:Win Boot Mgr Error 0xc00000e9: Unexpected I/O error

Try this:

Startup Repair

System Repair Disc - Create
System Recovery Options
Repair Install

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Hello, I'm at a loss and afraid I've lost all my files.   Every time I restarted my computer I kept getting the Windows Boot Manager error message: Status: 0xc000000f Info: An error occured while attempting to read the boot configuration data. However, after googling and trying numerous methods to repair this, I now keep getting prompted with the Windows Recovery Manager.  I assumed that choosing the default factory restore option would prompt me with a back up option, but it didn't and proceeded to reformat.  I quickly shut my computer down. I don't know what to do next because now all I get is the Windows Recovery Manager option. Any help would be much appreciated!

A:Windows Boot Manager Error / Windows Recovery Manager Issue

If this string of events actually did start to reformat the drive, it might still be recoverable.  I would boot the computer to an independent OS IE: Linux Live on a CD or DVD and then look at the drive.  Then use that to copy your data to another drive.  Once the data is saved, then do whatever you want with this corrupted drive.  Do not try to continue with any other operations until the data is saved elsewhere.Since this PC came with Vista, once the data is saved, you could try the HP REcovery Manager to restore the original OS. Or just start over this a new install of windows 7

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I have read up on this status code & the best advice was from Microsoft site saying that system restore could help. But that was stupid assistance as i cannot load up my system as I cannot complete start up repair because after clicking on it windows bar for loading up files does not end up being completed!

Instead i end up back at the Windows boot manager to try the repair that i have attempted 3 times.

Is there anything else i can do without paying out money for parts.

Thanks, mike

A:Satellite Pro C660-2JN cannot boot Windows - status: 0xc00000e9

Could you provide some essential information?
What notebook model do you have exactly and what Windows OS do you use?
Did you create recovery disks in the past?

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Hello
I'm posting this from my smartphone as I can't enter windows on my PC
And it doesn't work in any possible way, safe mode doesn't work, sometimes it throws this error and sometimes it loads all the drivers and when it does load them my computer restarts automatically
Same thing happens when I choose start windows normally or last good known configuration, it's loading for a while at windows loading screen and then boooooom, damn thing restarts again
And worst thing of all my windows boot dvd doesnt boot, I'm pressing random key without stopping but without any effect, it comes straight to windows loading
Error detail: Windows failed to load because the system registry file is missing or corrupt
I took the picture and tried to attach it but attach button doesnt work

A:Error 0xc00000e9 when loading windows

What's the make and model of your computer?

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Using the Windows 7 automatic update manager, I installed several system updates including SP1. This is on a month-old, perfecly running Lenova laptop with Windows 7 64 bit Pro.

The updates seemed to install without a hitch. On the reboot, windows configured itself and booted normally. Nothing worked. Clicking icons for Word or Powepoint did nothing. Firefox opened but immediately hung up. I was able to shut the machine down, but the reboot hung up on the opening windows logo. I launched windows repair but it stopped after experiencing "an unexpected I/O error. 0xc00000e9." Safe mode also hung up. At the moment my new laptop that was purring along before this is now an attractive doorstop.

this may be the last straw on the way to linux.

A:0xc00000e9 error after Windows 7 update

Unplug any USB devices, such as external hard drive, printer, Ipod, etc ... then shut down. Start computer and see if you get the error.

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My daughter's laptop(acer aspire) has the above error message. we have no installation disc but do have the product key. I created an installation disc from my laptop but it have my product key. A tried to get it to use this cd as the install cd but it appears not to be working, What should I do?

A:windows 7 boot manager error 0xc000000e boot selection failed because

Just follow this tutorial. Make sure you first save the user data - e.g. with a live Linux CD. If you need help with that, post back.

Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7

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I've seen these errors on older platforms OS though, I do not know if the same solutions are application for this platform.
Já vi esses erros em plataformas mais antigos do S.O porém, eu não sei se as mesmas soluções se aplicao para esse plataforma.
0xc000000f to report the absence of the file: \WINDOWS\system32\winload.exe

0xc000000f informar a ausência do arquivo: \WINDOWS\system32\winload.exe

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Hello everyone. I have a notebook that had Windows 8 64bit preinstalled. I uninstalled it and installed Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit and Ubuntu. Everything went fine, and I used both of them for 2 months.
Today Windows won't start.

Here's the screen that comes out when I select sda2 in grub2:

And this is the error that I get when I follow the instructions provided (same dvd used to install the OS):

I also tried to change the default OS on Ubuntu, but I still get that error.
Please help me.

A:Unable to start Windows, error 0xc00000e9

Hi Albert, Welcome to Seven forums.

error- 0xc00000e9, mostly result in bad hard drive. I am not saying that you have one. But, that what I have seen.

First thing you got to do is check the disk for errors. Here's how you do that. Disk Check

After completing the check. Do a system repair, here is the link for that Startup Repair

Make sure you have your retail Windows 7 installation disk or system repair disc ready before you do this and selected that as your first boot device.

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NOT Solved Using a P7P55D-E-Pro M Board BIOS Version 1602

Windows Boot Manager shows the following
When I tried to install Windows 8 Pro 64 bit Upgrade to Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
I got a surprise.

Windows encountered a problem communicating with a device connected to your computer
This error can be caused by unplugging a removable storage device such
as an external USB drive while the device is in use.
Make sure any removable storage is properly connected and then restart your computer.

I/O Error 0xc00000e9

My Installation of Windows 7 Pro 64 bit Starts and runs but I cannot boot from my Windows 7 Pro 64 bit Installation DVD. - OR - the Windows 8 Pro Upgrade DVD
I get Error 0xc00000e9 like many many others have reported.

I disconnected ALL drives except C:\ the 240 gb drive
on Sata 1 and the DVD drive on Sata 3 Got the same error.

Then I started all over and attached a NEW WD 500 gb hard drive to Sata 1
with ALL other drives disconnected. and got the same error.
This has to be a serious issue with the M Board P7P55D-E-Pro.
This board has Marvel 6 gb Storage controller
for the two 6 gb sata ports.
It has USB 3 driven by NEC or Renesas software. I've tried both.
When disabled I get still get that same error.
Any Help greatly appreciated.
I've tried everything I can think of.
Note This computer runs windows 7 Pro64 bit with all drives connected
flawlessly. I'm certain thousands of people have this problem. Some
won't know it until they try to Upgrade to Windows 8 Pro ... Read more

A:P7P55D-E-Pro and I/O Error 0xc00000e9 and Windows 7 Re Install

I have the same board, Asus P7P55D-E Pro, with 16GBs RAM 2.4 i5 overclocked to 3.8 and I'm currently installing Win 8 on a Kingston SSDNow V200 without problems.

You should run a RAM check on your system.
Or maybe use the Intel SATA ports.

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I'm not sure if I'm posting this in the right place, so I apologize if I'm not. But I have a HUGE problem. I have a Gateway laptop that's only about 5 months old. It has Windows 8 on it, and when I started it up this morning, I saw the Gateway logo, and then I kept getting an error message that said 'windows boot manager, boot failed, press ok to continue', which I did, and then got an error message saying 'no bootable device found, press any key'. I pressed ok, and then it took me to the boot option menu, which only gave me one option that said 'windows boot manager
(wcd wd3200bpvt-22jj5t0). When I press this option, it takes me back to the same boot manager error message.

I've tried hitting F12, and it just gives me the boot option menu like I described above. I get nothing pressing F8. If I press F2, I get the InsydeH20 Setup Utility. Under the security tab, it will only allow me to select the 'set supervisor and HDD passwords(there's currently no passwords listed for these). Below it has the option to erase all secure boot setting, select an UEF1 file and restore secure boot to factory default, but it doesn't allow me to go down to any of these options.

I'll be honest and say that overall, I'm not a fan of Windows 8.. it's so different from all of the previous OS's, which I was fairly adept at navigating through in order to troubleshoot when I needed to.. but I am clueless as to what to do with this problem, and have spent hours googling possible solutions, bu... Read more

A:Help! error 'windows boot manager, boot failed!

Sure sounds like your hard drive may be failing or your boot sector is corrupted. However, since your laptop is only 5 months old, I assume it is still under warranty. With that said, I would recommend that you work this issue through Lenovo support so they can identify the source, authorize a factory service call (if covered), and/or authorize the shipment of any replacement parts (if required). Good luck.

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Hello guys, I'm a bit desperate with this issue.

My girlfriend was playing a game in her laptop. Something in her game made her a bit upset that she hit her laptop. She says that as soon as she hit the laptop, the laptop froze, so she shut it down. When she turned it back on, Windows displayed 2 messages, (bare with me, I'm Mexican and I'm about to translate spanish messages into english) Startup repair (recommended) and Start Windows Normally. Whichever I chose, Windows went into a "Loading Windows Files" with a big gray bar below, it fills to about 1/4, stops and then shows:

"Big long message detailing how I might have a flash memory inserted and or faulty HDD" along with

"Error 0xc00000e9: Unexpected I/O error" and then it loops, showing the first 2 messages and into this error message.

I have been searching everywhere, and even though I haven't tried many of the solutions for this problem I can at least say what I have done so far.

First, I can open F8, Advance Boot Settings. No matter what I do, if I Startup Repair, Safe Boot, Avoid restarting, etc, it ends up at the I/O Error, meaning F8 is useless so far.

F2, F12, do not help. There is no USB, SD and such connected to the laptop.

I have opened the laptop, removed the HDD, re-inserted it and nothing. I connected the HDD to my laptop, ran "chkdsk /f /x /(other command which I already forgot)" in cmd as an administrator and scanned the HDD with Windows Defender in Windows 8 r... Read more

A:Windows 7: Error 0xc00000e9: Unexpected I/O error

First of all Reg mate she hit the laptop and you don't need to be rocket scientist to know they are easy to break. The bang could have damaged all manner of thing from small ribbon cable joints to the drive itself - what was she thinking??

The chdsk you mentioned did you try the chkdsk C: /r option?

Try reseating the RAM and anything that is removable - easily.

If you have data backed up then you may be up for a system clean install and for that you can use this as long as you have the activation code on the sticker and pick the right version of Windows.
Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7 < read tis carefully and see my pic for getting the version.
Plus doing this you will get rid of all the bloatware that Lenovo put on the machine.


But check out the other stuff first.

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Hi,
I'm getting 'an unexpected i/o error has occurred 0xc00000e9' in  my new dell windows 7 laptop. Pls help me to fix this asap. I don't have a Win7 CD.
Thanks 

A:Dell Inspirion - an unexpected i/o error has occurred 0xc00000e9 windows 7

Hi,
Welcome to the Community. Start by running a diagnostics on your computer. Press the F12 key at the Dell Logo on startup, select Diagnostics, and run an extended diagnostics on your computer. Post back with any error codes.
If diagnostics pass, and if you have backed up all your data, try a PC restore.
support.dell.com/.../document
Thank you
Royan

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My brother's 2 years old Asus Eee PC 1000HD, which runs on Windows 7, crashed one day ago after a Windows 7 update (sadly, he doesn't remember which update it was ). When reboot it goes to "Windows Boot Manager" with the ff message:

"Windows has encountered a problem communicating with a device connected to your computer.
This error can be caused by unplugging a removable storage device such as an external USB drive....

File: \Boot\BCD
Status: 0xc00000e9
Info: An unexpected I/O error has occurred. "
I detached everything that is connected to his notebook and restarted it, but I got the same error.

I tried to enter Safe Mode by pressing F8 during start-up, but nothing happened; it won't enter safe mode. I tried pressing other keys, but the only key that works is F2, which enters the BIOS SETUP UTILITY.

Another problem is that the notebook only came with "Eee PC Supprt DVD Rev.1.0" CD that only runs in XP, so when I tried to run it when I restart his computer, it did not work. I don't have a Windows 7 recovery disk because we got his notebook on Ebay.

Is there any hope for his computer? Also I am a novice on computers, so please help. Thank you all in advance.

A:Windows 7 won't reboot (Error 0xc00000e9) and can't enter Safe Mode?

Run Startup Repair

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I recently had to reset my laptop to factory defaults, before I begun the process I created the recovery disk, only i used a USB drive instead of CD's. This option reformatted the USB drive into a removable DISK DRIVE. After the reset I formatted the USB drive through the properties and reset it to default (which wiped the USB clean of all files). It still was a Disk drive so I gave up on that front, removed the USB and closed the laptop lid and left.
Upon turning on my laptop it froze on the sign in screen so I did a hard reset which then stopped during boot up and displayed this message:

status: 0cx00000e9
info: An unexpected I/O error has occurred

I am running Windows 7 home. I believe the problem is that since i manually removed the USB drive it Un-linked the drive, then i closed the laptop which puts it into sleep/hibernate/standby mode then when i re-opened the laptop it could not find the USB disk drive.

I have tried booting up with the USB inserted and not inserted but still no luck. Also i should mention that I can not access safe mode by pressing F8. pressing F2 for the boot manager only gives me one option which is windows.

A:Boot up error 0xc00000e9 after formatting a usb drive (disk drive)

Hello and welcome betodc mate what is the machine make and model? Because usually to do a factory default you only need to power up and at the same time tapping the default key which is different for different brands, For example for Toshiba it is 0'


That takes it into a recovery partition - I personally have never used a disk or drive when defaulting.

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Help. I'm getting this every time I boot up my computer.
It happened after I had my computer on "sleep". When I woke up and tried to open my laptop, it shut off and showed me this:

Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change might be the cause. To fix the problem:

1. Insert your Windows installation disc an restart your computer.
2. Choose your language settings, and then click "Next."
3. Click "Repair your computer."

If you do not have this disc, contact your system administrator or computer manufacturer for assistance.

File: \Boot\BCD

Status: 0xc0000001

Info: An error occurred while attempting to read the boot configuration data.


It simply takes me to the same screen when I hold "F8".
So I cannot get the "Repair your computer." Option.

I do not have the windows installation disc.

Please try helping me. Also, all I can do is basically start up my computer and it takes me to that screen every time.
Thanks.

A:Windows 7 Boot Manager BCD Error

   Information
We always assume you have made your Recovery Disks using the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Media Creator app the first day you had your new PC.
& made the Startup Repair CD.
startup repair disc-create



Did you make the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Disks?

Do a Startup Repair.
Startup Repair
Note: You may need to do startup repair 3 to 4 times.
Startup Repair - Run 3 Separate Times

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im having this thread when i try to use system recovery options, some time back i had a virus but i get of it im not sure if the virus harm some system files my windows 7 boot normal.

A:Windows boot manager error

I gone a check it but the windows start normaly

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I have a new HP Mini 110-1030NRnetbook w/o a CD-floppy drive. It does have usb support. A few weeks ago, the computer started sending error messages about low disk space. When I checked it there was over 43GB of space. Automatically it started scanning computer for files that could be removed. Thinking the computer's roxio back on track software knew what it was doing I accepted the deletion of files to create additional space to get rid of the nagging low disk space messages. Yesterday, when I booted the system, it indicated I need to run roxio restore to a previous restore point, which I did. Now I have this error message:Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change might be the cause. To fix the problem: 1. Insert your Windows installation disc and restart your computer. 2.Choose your language settings, and then click "Next". 3.Click "Repair your computer" If you do not have this disc, contact your system admin or computer manufacturer for assistance. File:\Boot\BCD Status: 0xc0000225 Info: An error occurred while attempting to read the boot configuration data. I did do a primary hard disk self test and memory test and they both passed without any errors. I went to HP technical assistance but to no avail. The tech indicated that I now have to purchase the restore disc from them and an optical drive just to do the repair on a brand new computer still under warranty. Is there anything I can do to repair my system without losing all o... Read more

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I awoke to my son berating the laptop because it would not start. It is a Toshiba A135-S4427. The error message is as follows:

Windows failed to start. A recent hardware of software change might be the cause. To fix the problem.
1. Insert windows installation disc and restart your computer.
2. Choose you language settings, and then select "Next."
3. Click "Repair your computer."
*I do NOT have this disc as this computer was given to my son after his grandmother passed. It was given with the power cord and the computer only.

If you don't have this disc, contact your system administrator or computer manufacturer for assistance.

File:/Windows/system 32/winload.exe
Status: Oxc000000f
Info: The selected entry could not be loaded because the application is missing or corrupt.

Anyway, I'm not the most computer literate and pressed the ESC and ENTER keys and the accompanying F2 and F12 options with no successful results. I appreciate your time and any suggestions.

Snarkey

A:Windows Boot Manager Error Msg.

Hi, and welcome to the forums. You have a corrupt boot loader. Now easy way is to use a Vista DVD and boot from it and run startup repair(vista will often do this automatically for you). You don't have one I know (always insist on a copy of the OS even if they want more for it). Good thing is to do this ANY copy of Vista will work so see if you can borrow one. If not you can go here, this company has made the Vista repair utility available to download. Read all the instructions so you understand what to do.
http://neosmart.net/blog/2008/window...disc-download/

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Hello guys, i just need help right now. I'm attempting to install windows 7 prof to a laptop, but an error occurs that stops me from proceeding. here's the error message i'm currently receiving:

Windows Boot Manager:
Windows failed to start. A recent hardware of software change might be the cause. To fix the problem:

1.Insert your Windows installation disc and restart the computer.
2.Choose your language settings, and then click "Next".
3.Click "Repair your computer."




If you do not have this disc, contact your system administrator or computer manufacturer for assistance.

Status: 0xc000000f

Info: The boot selection failed because a required device is inaccessible.

-> i'm now having a usb flash drive where i put my windows installer and make my usb flash drive installer as 1st boot device priority in BIOS Settings. But when i reboot the laptop, it wont proceed from BIOS screen until i press any key. but the error message above still occurs. i've also tried to long press F8, but still the error message above occurs all over again. what should i do? is there someone who can help me with this problem?

A:Windows Boot Manager Error

How did you create the flash drive to install from? Sounds like it's not bootable.

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When I turn my computer on I get Windows Boot Manager window pops out asking me which system to load. How do I get rid of it?

A:Windows Boot Manager Error

What do you want exactly to do???Describe your problem, do you have 2 systems, or you have one cracked?I recommend this programhttp://www.softpedia.com/progDownload/Easy...load-45820.htmlThis program is boot manager and have everything about it...

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Hi all, I am new to this site, so I hope you will bear with me. I booted up my PC the other morning and got the error "windows failed to start" and some thing about a missing or corrupt system driver. I put in the OS disc to run a repair but keep getting as far as the same error...telling me to put in the disc and run a repair?
This will not get me to the repair options screen, just loads the files then repeats the same error...Please can anyone help...Thanks Pete

A:Windows 7 Boot manager error

Work through these steps for Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot - Windows 7 Forums

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window has encountered a problem communicating with a device connected to your computer. error code 0xc00000e9
please solve my problem. by 

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I can't boot into Windows. I don't want to have to restore the computer to factory settings and lose all my data. This all started with Windows updates that failed to install. I could not get into Safe Mode and tried several things as I mention below, including using the software of Easy Recovery Essentials, which made things worse. I emailed NeoSmart twice and have gotten no response.

Other than restoring the computer to factory default, is there another option, such as getting the Windows ISO and reinstalling Windows?

Here is what occurred in full detail.

I decided a few weeks ago to download multiple Windows updates. Most of them were installed, but to complete the installation for some of them, Windows said it needed to be restarted. Because I had multiple programs, folders, and files opened, I chose not to restart my computer then. I decided this past Saturday to finally restart my computer so that these updates can be applied. I was closing open files, folders, and programs. This was taking a long time because I had multiple things open and also because the computer was running sluggishly. After having a majority of things closed, I got impatient and decided to hold down the power button to shut off the computer. I turned the computer back on and windows began to apply the updates prior to fully booting up (I'm referring to the blue screen that shows the percentage of an update or updates being applied before one is taken to the desktop). Windows then sh... Read more

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Ok here is the deal most of you have probably seen this before but i think whats happening to me is different
I Factory reset my dads pc and as far as i know everything went correctly its a Acer Aspire 5517. my problem is when i start it it shows the acer logo and then goes straight to this


Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change might be the cause. To fix this problem:
1. Insert your Windows installation disc and restart your computer.
2. Choose your language settings, and then click "Next."
3. Click "Repair your computer."

If you do not have this disc, contact your system administrator or computer manufacturer for assistance.

Status: 0xc000000f

Info: Windows failed to load because the NLS data is missing, or corrupt.


now if i hit enter it takes me to choose an os to start OR use a tool now if i choose an os to start is just resets and takes me back to the "windows failed to start" screen and if i run the tool it does not find anything.

i used my pc to make a repair disc but when i put it into the other pc nothing happens and yes i changed the load order in Bios to do CD/DVD first
ive been trying to fix this for 2 days and i need some help. thanks!

A:Windows Boot manager error 0xc000000f

Welcome to Sevenforums SOA!

If you created a Repair Disc exactly as stated in this article:
Create a Windows 7 System Repair Disc ? MAXIMUMpcguides ? Windows 7 tips, tricks, help, and how-to guides

Then you can try the same method but using a USB:
Boot Windows 7 System Repair Disc from USB Using Grub4Dos

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Hi all,

I am almost too embarrassed to post this but now it has come to the point where I'd rather be embarrassed than smash my laptop on to my head repeatedly.

I changed laptops and ended up using a 250gb hdd I had been using as an external hdd as the primary and sole hdd in my old MSI GX600. What began as a simple process became an unending nightmare where it became literally impossible for me to install windows on it through usb boot drive. The optical drive no longer works so the only option i have is USB.

I did manage to install Linux Mint on it through USB boot, but utterly failed at a windows install. At this point the laptop has win7 x86 installed (by a repair shop) and I wish to make a clean installation of win 7 x64, but that is proving to be impossible. No matter what source of iso I use or what tool I use, I keep seeing this screen when I try to boot from USB. I keep seeing this screen at boot whenever I boot from win7 bootable usb. (In this latest event, I was using Digital river ISO and used both the official microsoft tool as well as unetbootin multiple times)

What could I be doing wrong?

A:Windows Boot Manager error 0xc000000e

Win7 cannot be installed to a USB drive.

Borrow or buy a $5 USB flash stick, write the ISO to it using UltraISO Software To Create Bootable USB Flash Drive which always works when others don't.

Wipe the HD while in external caddy using Diskpart Clean Command.

Reinstall the HD internally, enter BIOS setup to set the HD to boot first.

Trigger USB stick to boot using one-time BIOS Boot Menu key given on first screen - it may be listed under HD's, removable or USB, expand listing if necessary. It might autostart for a wiped HD.

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error says
"Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change might be the cause. To fix the problem:

1: Insert your installation disc and restart your computer
2: Choose your language settings and then click "Next"
3: Click "Repair Your Computer"

If you do not have this disc. contact your system administrator or computer manufacturer for assisstance.

Status: 0xc000000f

Info: The boot selection failed because a required device is inaccessible ."



Please help me, I use this computer for games and school, and need it up and running asap. I have the recovery disc I made when I bought it, but my CD ROM is broke, and won't read anything. is there a way around this without using a CD???? could I use a Thumbdrive??? can't really afford a new computer, or CD drive. My laptop is a Gateway NV79u thank you for any help!

A:Windows 7 Boot Manager error 0xc000000f

Hi please try tapping F2 on booting and get to the bios screen once there look for the boot options screen or similar and set the cd\dvd drive as first boot device insert your disc and choose F10 to save and exit if you get a screen with y/n option choose y

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Windows 7 Boot Manager error 0xc000000f
error says
"Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change might be the cause. To fix the problem:

1: Insert your installation disc and restart your computer
2: Choose your language settings and then click "Next"
3: Click "Repair Your Computer"

If you do not have this disc. contact your system administrator or computer manufacturer for assisstance.

Status: 0xc000000f

Info: The boot selection failed because a required device is inaccessible ."



Please help me, I use this lap top for work! And I need it to be okay ASAP, I do not have any installation disc or recovery disc.i can't even access the save mode, please help me and is it possible not to reformat the lap top? Because I have really important documents in it, can't lose it.. I really need help desperately.. I'm running a Lenovo g480.. Thank you on advance for your advice!

A:Windows 7 Boot Manager error 0xc000000f

Hello,

Can you boot into safe mode ? If you can, try system restore.

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