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Windows 7: Gateway Installation Disc Error 0xc000000f

03 Nov 2013   #1
Thalo6

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 
Gateway Installation Disc Error 0xc000000f

Ok, so Ive been playing Minecraft on my PC and I went to bed, so I turned off my PC. The next morning I got Windows Startup Repair or Start Windows Normally. That never happened before, so I did some research and now I have a new error. This is the error:

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 administrator or computer manufacturer for assistance.

Status: 0xc000000f

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

Well, the thing is, I dont have that disc. I was wondering if anyone can help me out with this issue. It has happened for about 3 weeks now. This is the only thing i can do, but when i boot my pc, I can use F2. F8 doesnt work for me. I typed this on my iPod, so sorry for my foolish errors.


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03 Nov 2013   #2
derekimo

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Welcome to the forum,

You can download an ISO to create an installation disc from here,

Windows 7 Direct Download Links

You will need access to another computer if yours wont boot.

These tutorials will help you out,

Startup Repair

Startup Repair - Run 3 Separate Times
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03 Nov 2013   #3
Thalo6

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Derek,

1. That link wont work.
2. I USED to have Startup Repair error, not anymore.
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03 Nov 2013   #4
derekimo

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What link wont work?

So what exactly is your problem then?
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03 Nov 2013   #5
Thalo6

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Derek, the first link you gave me wont load. My problem is Im stuck at the error screen and I can only use F2 and F12 during startup.
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03 Nov 2013   #6
theog

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I would Check the hard drive with the manufacturer's diagnostic tools.
Hard Drive Diagnostics Tools and Utilities (Storage) - TACKtech Corp.
Hard Drive Diagnostic Procedure
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03 Nov 2013   #7
Thalo6

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Well, Im just stuck at the error, and I cant get to the desktop, so that probably wont help. Is there anyway I can replace the hard drive inside of my laptop?
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