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Windows 7: Unable to start Windows, error 0xc00000e9

03 Apr 2014   #1
Albert Askaron

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Unable to start Windows, error 0xc00000e9

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.



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03 Apr 2014   #2
archer

Windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

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.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
03 Apr 2014   #3
Albert Askaron

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by archer View Post
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.
Thank you for your answer.
Since I could not login into windows to check the disk, I used a "Windows Repair Disk".
After it stops loading his files, this is what I get:



Same error code as before.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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03 Apr 2014   #4
Albert Askaron

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Ok, I managed to run an hard disk check from hp itself, and this is what I got:



I guess the hard disk is somewhat damaged. Can you confirm it?
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