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Help. Windows 8.1 can't boot. error: 0xc0000225

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    Help. Windows 8.1 can't boot. error: 0xc0000225

    just get the Acer Aspire E14 E5-473G , and it's a 500GB HDD, and i want to resize the partition C: (400+GB) to a samller size , and make a second partition for other data, so i make a stupid misstake to use EASEUS Partition Master v8.0.1 ( cause it's didn't support windows 8.1?) after apply the resize partition C: and EASEUS need to reboot , and i reboot and see some EASEUS dos mode ..then the screen just "Blank Black" for 15 minute , so i reset the notebook.. then i get the error ..
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    sorry... i am using a chinese language windows 8.1.. i google the english version:

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    so the original system on this 500GB HDD have 4-5 partition (before i use EASEUS to resize the C: i see many partition and also a 10-20GB( i forget) with factory recovery system image.)
    so now i use a windows 8.1 Flash Drive to boot up. and go to
    command Prompt and try "diskpart" and i find this.
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    sorry , i didn't quite understand the partition system in windows 8, so i try
    1. "bootrec /FixMb"
    2. "
    Manually configuring the active partition" by select the volume 1 and 2 and active it.
    all didn't help...
    i didn't see the "recovery partition" on picture 3.. how to check the partition still there? and anyway to recovery the system ?
    (i try to make a recovery partition backup before all this happen, but the backup program only accept 16GB Flash drive which i don't have ,and can't backup to DVD
    so anyone can help ?? thank very much.
    sorry for my poor english.

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    Windows 10

    A required device isn't connected or can't be accessed.
    Error code: 0xc0000225

    0xc0000225 means Windows cannot find the System Files used for booting.

    You can try to repair by using the bcdboot c:\windows command. Here is more info: link
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    thanks.. i follow the bcdboot c:\windows , now the error is gone, but after the boot screen, come out "EASEUS Partition Master Boot Mode" then Black screen and reboot.. and keep loopping... seem like the "resize action" i make before did some " task scheduler" to the booting.... and i try press F8 want to go in Save mode.. but no luck... so how now? Thank again for your help.
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    ok. after a few try.. i manage to "reset the PC" .. so now the PC is resetting.... hope it work.. Thanks!!
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