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First BSOD, then boot failure.

  1. #1


    Posts : 2
    Windows 8.1 Professional

    First BSOD, then boot failure.


    Hi.
    Some days ago my computer got a BSOD (driver_power_state_failure), and when I started up again I get this screen:




    ****************
    Recovery

    Your PC needs to be repaired

    A required device isn't connected or can't be accessed.

    Error code: 0xc000000f

    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.


    Press Enter to try again
    Press F8 for Startup Settings

    ****************





    and if I press ENTER or F8, it just refreshes the screen. But the first time I press one of them, I get a slightly different screen;






    ****************
    Recovery

    Your PC needs to be repaired

    The application or operating system couldn't be loaded because a required file is missing or contains errors.

    File: \Windows\system32\winload.exe
    Error code: 0xc0000001

    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.


    Press Enter to try again
    Press F8 for Startup Settings

    ****************






    then I tried doing what it said (recovery tools on installation media), but that didn't work. But something it did do, was to change the language of the screen. Originally, it was in Norwegian (my system language), but after the "repair", it changed to English.

    The details of the "repair" said (translated from Norwegian, as the installation media is in Norwegian):


    ****
    Originally cause found:
    -------------
    System volume on disk is corrupt.


    Repair Action: Repair the file system (chkdsk)
    Result: Complete. Error code = 0x0
    Time spent = 593 ms
    ****

    Opening the D:\ drive (OS drive) from an external OS doesn't work, it's there, but it's like it just ignores it. It also states that the disk size is 0 bytes.

    I know that a clean install of Windows MIGHT work, but I'd rather not lose everything I have on it.
    Please answer quickly if you can.

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2


    The Deep South
    Posts : 463
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

First BSOD, then boot failure.
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