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Windows 7: Error 0xc0000225 on boot


31 Jul 2011   #1

Windows Seven Home Premium x64
 
 
Error 0xc0000225 on boot

Well I had Ubuntu AND Windows 7 duel booted on my Amilo Li 2727, I tried to get rid of the Ubuntu because to be honest, it was taking up most of my Laptop's space. I used a program to do it and when i restarted my laptop no OS would boot. I plugged in my Windows 7 Installation USB and it wouldn't boot up the install thing.
I put in the Ubuntu USB and had an option to install it, so I thought 'hey, maybe if I delete everything of my hdd like i do when i install Windows 7 i can reinstall Windows 7.', so i delete everything of hdd using ubuntu installer and install ubuntu (ubuntu is telling me I have a 120gb hard drive now idk why, that's beside the problem), so ubuntu is installed on my pc. I restart and put in my Windows 7 installation usb again and it says the same error.
The error says:
Quote:
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 the disc, contact your system administrator or computer manufacturer for assistance.
File: \Boot\BCD
Status: 0xc0000225
Info: An error occured while attempting to read the boot configuration data.
I can't do what it tells me because i do not have a windows installation disc, and can't make one! Any help? Please!


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31 Jul 2011   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 
Remuve Linux from Dual Boot. (Base of)

Remuve Linux from Dual Boot. (Base of)

Boot up using the Startup disk CD or Windows 7 DVD. (not the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Disk) If you have a Netbook, you will need a CD/DVD drive.
Make sure no USB drives are plugged.

If you have not made your Startup Repair CD
System Repair Disc - Create
Do you have a mate with Windows 7 & CD/DVD RW Drive, how could burn one off.

Error 0xc0000225 on boot-remove-linux-1.png

1) Boot CD or DVD & open a command prompt.
Command Prompt at Startup

2) Use the Rebuild BCD in this tutorial:
How to use the Bootrec.exe tool in the Windows Recovery Environment to troubleshoot and repair startup issues in Windows

Error 0xc0000225 on boot-remove-linux-2.png Error 0xc0000225 on boot-remove-linux-3.png

3) FIX MBR.

Error 0xc0000225 on boot-remove-linux-4.png

4) Delete Linux Partitions
Partition or Volume - Delete

Error 0xc0000225 on boot-remove-linux-5.png Error 0xc0000225 on boot-remove-linux-6.png

Error 0xc0000225 on boot-remove-linux-7.png

5) Create New Partition.
Partition or Volume - Delete

Error 0xc0000225 on boot-remove-linux-8.png Error 0xc0000225 on boot-remove-linux-9.png

You may find the Fujitsu Recovery Partition has been made unusable by Linux.


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31 Jul 2011   #3

Windows Seven Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post
Boot up using the Startup disk CD or Windows 7 DVD. (not the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Disk) If you have a Netbook, you will need a CD/DVD drive.
Make sure no USB drives are plugged.

If you have not made your Startup Repair CD
System Repair Disc - Create
Do you have a mate with Windows 7 & CD/DVD RW Drive, how could burn one off.
I get the error when i boot off the installation USB.
I cannot create a System Repair Disc because I can't get on Windows 7
And no I am unaware of anyone else using windows 7, if you could send me an iso or something I could try that.
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31 Jul 2011   #4

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Telepot View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post
Boot up using the Startup disk CD or Windows 7 DVD. (not the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Disk) If you have a Netbook, you will need a CD/DVD drive.
Make sure no USB drives are plugged in.

If you have not made your Startup Repair CD
System Repair Disc - Create
Do you have a mate with Windows 7 & CD/DVD RW Drive, how could burn one off.
I get the error when i boot off the installation USB.
I cannot create a System Repair Disc because I can't get on Windows 7
And no I am unaware of anyone else using windows 7, if you could send me an iso or something I could try that.
You can not use a USB Pendrive to do any repairs.
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31 Jul 2011   #5

Windows Seven Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Telepot View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post
Boot up using the Startup disk CD or Windows 7 DVD. (not the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Disk) If you have a Netbook, you will need a CD/DVD drive.
Make sure no USB drives are plugged in.

If you have not made your Startup Repair CD
System Repair Disc - Create
Do you have a mate with Windows 7 & CD/DVD RW Drive, how could burn one off.
I get the error when i boot off the installation USB.
I cannot create a System Repair Disc because I can't get on Windows 7
And no I am unaware of anyone else using windows 7, if you could send me an iso or something I could try that.
You can not use a USB Pendrive to do any repairs.
What can I use then because I don't have any disks that have over 1gb capacity.

AND if I don't have the USB in it will boot to Ubuntu.
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31 Jul 2011   #6

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

If you have not made your Startup Repair CD
System Repair Disc - Create
Do you have a mate with Windows 7 & CD/DVD RW Drive, how could burn one off.

The Startup Repair CD is only about 168mb.
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31 Jul 2011   #7

Windows Seven Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post
If you have not made your Startup Repair CD
System Repair Disc - Create
Do you have a mate with Windows 7 & CD/DVD RW Drive, how could burn one off.

The Startup Repair CD is only about 168mb.
Thanks. I guess i'll have to find someone with Windows 7 x) I have someone in mind but idk if it's 64bit. Thanks for your help and i'll reply with the outcome after.
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31 Jul 2011   #8

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

As you have x64, you need a Startup Repair CD x64.
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31 Jul 2011   #9
Microsoft MVP

 

There is no reason why a known-good Windows 7 64 bit Installation flash stick should not be able to boot to use it's Repair Console on second screen for these Repairs.

Try booting it again using one-time BIOS Boot Menu. If it fails, try writing the ISO to flash stick again using Universal USB Installer with Windows 7 in the dropdown menu, then boot under USB or HD's.

Once booted confirm Windows 7 is marked Active Partition - Mark as Active (Method Two) then run Startup Repair - Run 3 Separate Times.


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31 Jul 2011   #10

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ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
There is no reason why a known-good Windows 7 64 bit Installation flash stick should not be able to boot to use it's Repair Console on second screen for these Repairs.

Try booting it again using one-time BIOS Boot Menu. If it fails, try writing the ISO to flash stick again using Universal USB Installer with Windows 7 in the dropdown menu, then boot under USB or HD's.

Once booted confirm Windows 7 is marked Active Partition - Mark as Active (Method Two) then run Startup Repair - Run 3 Separate Times.

If this fails, try again after deleting Ubuntu from HD using Diskpart Clean command from Repair console Command Prompt: Clean and Clean All with Diskpart Command
You can not use a USB Pendrive to do a startup Repair, as startup repair will find the MBR on the Pendrive & not the HD.
Therefore will not detect a problem.
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