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Windows 7: Startup error after resizing Windows partition

16 Mar 2012   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Startup error after resizing Windows partition

Hi everyone! Sorry that my first post on this forum is a question.

I'm on a MacBook Pro with Bootcamp and Windoys 7 Ultimate x64. I downloaded a third party program on windows to expand my C drive partition, and after doing so and restarting I got a startup error. The error is:

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. Chose your language setting 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.

File: \Boot\BCD

Status: 0xc0000225

Info: An error occurred while attempting to read the data.

So I popped in my startup disc and did as it requested. The only option I could see that would work was the startup repair, and it said that it did not find any issues with startup. So I'm at a dead end, and I would really appreciate some help!


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16 Mar 2012   #2

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Actually, these are the steps to follow when windows fail to start :

Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot

You need not to do the vires checks, but follow the others. Specially, Dont forget to run startup repair at least three times, with restarts, and the sfc scannow at boot.

Let us know the situation after following it !
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