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Windows 7: Boot selection failed...Status 0xc000000e, and my SSD gone from Bios!

28 Apr 2013   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Boot selection failed...Status 0xc000000e, and my SSD gone from Bios!

Hi there,
I am getting since few weeks blue screen error message and computer crash right after that. The problem become very persistent and two days ago I got crash again and at new booting the black screen poped up with a message :

I went into Bios and make sure it boots in right order but I couldn't find my SSD disc at all. The order I had was:
P1: HL-DT-ST BD-RE BH10LS30 - Which is my DVD Rom
P4: WDC WD 6400AAKS-75A - my Internal HDD Wester Digital Caviar blue ...( it is not recongisable in windows environment though) - can't see it in My Computer.
UEFI disk is on the third position an is labeled same as first one DVD Rom with green UEFI label across the icon.

All in all it was keep going back to the error message.
I opened my case and switched SATA cables - then suddenly find my SSD in Boot queue, put discs in order
SSD, DVD, ... and booted correctly!!! nevertheless after 30 minutes problem appeared again and my SSD disapeared from boot queue in Bios but still appear in bios menu - where I cannot change order though (it does only in main view EZ Menu. Meanwhile I did next few restarts my CD Rom changed booting position in Bios for some reason - then I switched SATA cable again and set it back to order. The only option which allowed me to boot system with success was a reset button on the back of my mobo. Didn't work every time however. computer keep freezing approx ever half an hour and I don't know what to do.
I Cannot set right order in Bios as my SSD is not recognised in bios boot order - while it does in bios menu!!

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28 Apr 2013   #2
Microsoft MVP


If you've installed to SSD in UEFI mode then the Windows Boot Manager might need to be in first position in BIOS Boot Priority order.

Do you have a bootable OS on the HDD, or did you previously so that boot code might still be on it if it hasn't been wiped yet?
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28 Apr 2013   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit

Update Bios . Your BIOS version is pretty old

DescriptionP8Z68-V PRO BIOS 3603(for Win7 & Win8)
For proper operation, please ensure to update Intel Rapid Storage Technology driver to version and BIOS to version 3603 before enabling Intel Smart Response Technology. 
Update procedure for users needing Intel Smart Response Technology: 
(1) Enter OS, and ensure Intel Smart Response Technology has been turned off under Intel Rapid Storage Technology interface. 
(2) Install version Intel Rapid Storage Technology driver to version 
(3) Reboot the system, and update BIOS to version 3603, then reboot. 
(4) Enter the BIOS setup screen, press F5 to load BIOS default, then change the Intel SATA Port to RAID mode. 
(5) Boot into OS, and re-enable Intel Smart Response Technology under Intel Rapid Storage Technology. 
File Size17.03 MB update 2012/11/27

Read the manual on how to update the BIOS
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03 May 2013   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Thanks for an answer I have updated bios and installed Windows again and the problem seemed to be resolved - the ssd has been detected in Bios and boot did correct job, but after one day I got again blue screen and error message

What should I do People?!?
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03 May 2013   #5
Microsoft MVP


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04 May 2013   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Hi gregrocker!
Thanks for some hints. I have used SF Diagnostic Tool and uploaded the zip file. Hope it

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04 May 2013   #7
Microsoft MVP


Please post this to the Crashes forum so our BSOD analysts can study it.
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 Boot selection failed...Status 0xc000000e, and my SSD gone from Bios!

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