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Windows 7: oxc000000e Boot failed-required device is inaccessible (Windows 7)

29 May 2012   #1
moh3en

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
oxc000000e Boot failed-required device is inaccessible (Windows 7)

hi.
i get this error when turn on my laptop (idealpad y460) .

the boot selection failed because a required device is inaccessible ...oxc000000e

how i can fix it? i don't have CD/DVD recovery windows. how i can download it?

please help me.


it's my hard disk management. how i can sure my hard disk have problem?

I have access to windows xp with hirron CD (mini xp)..


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29 May 2012   #2
gregrocker

 

The BIOS mode output you posted shows no System partition, so boot the Win7 DVD System Recovery Options or System Repair Disk to run Startup Repair - Run 3 Separate Times to repair or rewrite the System boot files to Win7 boot partition.

If this fails work through these steps for Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot
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29 May 2012   #3
moh3en

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

my laptop is lenovo y460 and home premium 64 bit. can i recover with any version of home premium?

also can i backup of my recovery drive lenovo? it's include windows genius. i have access to it by hiron cd (mini xp)
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29 May 2012   #4
Kaktussoft

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

System boots form 200MB partition (active). Windows itself is on E I assume ... right?
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29 May 2012   #5
Kaktussoft

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Did you play with partitions? Especially did you change starting point of win7 OS partition?
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29 May 2012   #6
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

moh3en,

Please comply with the solid advice given to you by our recognized expert, GregRocker.

Let us know the results.

Thank you,
karl
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29 May 2012   #7
Kaktussoft

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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Indeed gregrocker told the solution .... as always
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29 May 2012   #8
gregrocker

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by moh3en View Post
my laptop is lenovo y460 and home premium 64 bit. can i recover with any version of home premium?

also can i backup of my recovery drive lenovo? it's include windows genius. i have access to it by hiron cd (mini xp)
If you don't have a 64 bit System Repair Disk or Win7 installer then download the latest official installer ISO and burn to DVD or write to flash stick using the tool, from Steps 1 and 2 here: Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7

Then boot into System Recovery Options to work through the repair steps I gave you in my last post.

These steps lead up to possibly copying out your files and running factory Recovery or Clean reinstalling. But try each of the repairs first.
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30 May 2012   #9
moh3en

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Thank you gregrocker for Your attention to the issue.

I just goto windows with hirron cd(mini xp) and maybe partiton active 200mb is for hirron cd and i don't change active partition!

The problem occurred when i had work with bluetooth and don't send any file and i just reinstall bluetooth driver! but still doesn't work . i tried for restart laptop 2-3 time.

also i goto windows xp(hirron cd) and test hard disk drive and it's PASSED. first how i can i understand the problem?

second when i goto windows xp(hirron cd) i don't find some file was in drive C maybe just 70% now here! but don't change anything in drive D.

can i recover my files lost in drive C?

now i need fix this error:

oxc000000e Boot failed

if i'll install OEM Official maybe lost windows Genius or recovery drive for lenovo? i want install a windows and then install Lenovo Onkey Recovery can do factory reset!

Please help me
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31 May 2012   #10
Kaktussoft

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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

oxc000000e Boot failed
that's all there is in message? Also " the boot selection failed because a required device is inaccessible" I assume.

Is easy to fix most of the time. What files are lost? I think none. They are hidden or system files so you don't see them.

You need a 64bits WIN7 install DVD or 64bits system repair disk. Maybe you can borrow it. Run "startup repair" from there
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