Windows 8 and 8.1 Forums

Windows 8.1 BSOD on startup: 'INACCESSIBLE_BOOT_DEVICE'

  1. #1

    Posts : 27
    Windows 8.1 (64-bit)

    Windows 8.1 BSOD on startup: 'INACCESSIBLE_BOOT_DEVICE'

    I'm sorry to make another post within this area of the forum on the same problem, however I thought it would have been easier to start a new topic seeing that new developments have occurred and that it's been ages since I posted in the my last thread here. And now to the topic.

    My desktop's been unable to boot to Windows 8.1 recently, as it's been getting a BSOD saying 'INACCESSIBLE_BOOT_DEVICE'. This started happening after a few of the GPU crashes (black screen and loud fan noise) with the XFX 3GB Radeon 7950 I've got.

    The desktop is still under warranty, so should I send it back, or is there something I can do to help this?

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2

    Posts : 2,627
    win8.1.1 enterprise

    send it back
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3

    Posts : 5,139
    Win8.1Pro - Finally!!!

    The first step is to run hardware diagnostics to ensure that the hard drive hasn't failed.
    Start with these: Initial Hardware Diagnostics

    Or, you can have the warranty center run the tests - as they'll be the one's to replace the hard drive if it's bad.
    Depending on the center they may either reinstall Windows - or may ask you to provide recovery media to restore Windows.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Windows 8.1 BSOD on startup: 'INACCESSIBLE_BOOT_DEVICE'
Related Threads
windows 8.1 BSOD random on startup in BSOD Crashes and Debugging
i dont know but it happent some time on startup. i setup BSODviewer and it show problem with atikmdag.sys. i guess my VGA problem. help me pls thank for your time!
Solved BSOD on startup after windows updated to 8.1 in BSOD Crashes and Debugging
Last night I was running Windows 8 and I got a pop-up that windows 8.1 was ready to be installed on the next startup. I was planning to update to 8.1 eventually but w/e sure. This morning I started up the computer, now running windows 8.1 and after about half an hour of usage it crashed while...
Solved BSOD Inaccessible_Boot_Device Win 8.1 Pro X64 in BSOD Crashes and Debugging
Hello, After a thorough search through the forum, I can't solve my weird problem: Before all, my setup is: - Windows 8.1 PRO X64 (upgraded from Windows 8 x64 Pro upgrade) - SSD Samdung 840 Pro (O/S) - HDD Hitachi 1TB (Data) - HDD WD Green 2tb (Storage) - MB: Gigabyte X58 Extreme
Windows 8 random BSOD on startup in BSOD Crashes and Debugging
Hello all, Firstly I would like to thank every one for their time in helping us newbies solve our computer woes, your help is greatly appreciated. Now to the point....I seem to keep having random BSOD'S on windows startup showing a Kernal_Security_Check_Failure and in event viewer it is...
Please see the attached logs. This is a fresh installation of Windows 8. System Specs is on my user profile.
This all started when I was looking up methods to fix the USB root hub errors I've been having since I upgraded to windows 8. I found this method that involved deleting the Upperfilter regkey. I deleted the CDRom one and I think the other one I deleted was the devicemgr one. I backed them both up...
Eight Forums Android App Eight Forums IOS App Follow us on Facebook