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Windows 7: Error (STATUS:0xc000000f) while doing recovery on Dell win 7

21 Jul 2015   #1

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
Error (STATUS:0xc000000f) while doing recovery on Dell win 7


I want to do factory settings on my system as it is running very slow now. But when i do F8 ----> Repair my system , i get an error saying windows failed to start. STATUS: 0xc000000f INFO: The boot selection failed because a required device is inaccessible.

What does it mean? it has something to do with my recovery partition? i have given snapshots of my recovery partition. i added a label/drive H to it. When i open the contents of recovery partition i see nothing. check attachments. but the size of partition is 8-9GB.

Help me out. Read so many articles on recovery partitions, backup, restore. Nothing helped. So, at last joined this forum and posting my problem.



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21 Jul 2015   #2

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1

Searching on my problem i got this:

Can't see "Dell Factory Image Restore" for Win7? - Microsoft OS Forum - Software & Operating Systems - Dell Community

See the Suggested answer Posted by SpeedStep on 12 Apr 2012 9:27 AM. Scroll bot you will find this comment. Just use the Dell Datasafe Local Backup. Now i have a bootable USB and my lappy is back to factory settings.:)

I hope this will help others who have the same problem.


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