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Questions tagged [bcd]

BCD means Boot Configuration Data on Windows Vista and higher. Its data stores boot configuration values and controls how Windows is started.

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Boot BCD startup errors Windows 10 0xc000014c

I need some help fixing an startup error on Windows 10. I have no recovery media. I was making a recovery USB on my PC when it froze up and I pulled the plug. Then when I booted it back up I get BCD ...
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Clone windows 10 system partitions split on multiple drives

I have the following partions on my PC: disk 0: Linux root Linux swap C: including \Windows main folder (Win 10) WinRe recovery partition disk 1: E: including Boot, bootmgr, BOOTNXT and other data ...
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How can I dual-boot the same (UEFI) Windows install from the metal as well as from qemu-kvm?

The initial setup involves a machine that can dual-boot Fedora and Windows 10. GRUB can find both OSs and there is an entry in GRUB to chainload the Windows Boot Manager that has the Windows OS ...
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How can i create a second Bootloader on a second drive?

I have Win8.1 running on my SSD and I recently installed Win10 on a hard drive, so the bootloader (EFI-System partition) is on my SSD and i can select the OS i want to boot there. That means of course ...
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Setting C drive as active disk

So I had 250GB SATA SSD (called Old disk from here onwards), which had C drive on it, it was MBR, set as active and bootable. Win10 was installed on it. Now I have bought a 500GB NVME SSD (called New ...
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Booting Windows 10 from USB drive on laptop

I searched similar topics but there were no exact recommendations, just common words. Is it possible to boot the same OS which is on internal drive from external too? Background: I cloned my SSDs ...
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Cannot repair bcd because the windows installation cannot be found

I'm trying to rebuild my BCD but my windows7 installation cannot be found. So far, I have typed these commands from the Windows7 install DVD (which I booted in UEFI mode) : X:\sources>chkdsk /r c:...
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access denied with bootrec /fixboot

I got a new SSD for my windows 10 home desktop computer recently. I used macrium to clone the HDD -> SSD and changed bios to boot from SSD. But when I tried cleaning the HDD I somehow corrupted ...
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Applying an image file using ImageX script gives boot configuration data store could not be opened error with new PC

I am applying windows image files, wim files, using Microsoft ImageX. This used to work fine but on a new version of what should be the same PC it now fails. The script is like this: DISKPART /s ...
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Ran bcdedit and deleted chrome history and bookmarks

Originally, my issue was that GRUB boot menu was not showing when I boot up my computer. It would simply go into windows boot manager. I could only load up the GRUB boot menu by pressing F11 and ...
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Windows 7: boot to Windows recovery environment without the original install CD?

I installed a new disk to my system that dual boots windows 10 and CentOS, I wanted to add the original disk that boots windows 7 to grub, Grub detected an error, I unplug the other disk and attempt ...
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I messed up my bcdedit and now I can't boot into Windows 10

I created a partition to install Ubuntu onto, and the installation was successful. However, when I restarted, my computer went into Windows 10 immediately. I tried messing around with the bcdedit ...
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Missing UEFI Boot option entry

Configuration HP Omen 15 1 original HDD 1Tb with windows 10 1 M2 SSD 500Gb with Windows 10 Pro (I initially cloned HDD to SSD) See diskpart disk/vol - my main system is in Volume 4 (drive E:) on ...
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I messed with easyBCD an can't find an answer elsewhere

I am on a Dell Inspiron 5567. I first installed ubuntu to try to use linux but then I wanted to delete it and install debian instead. But the usb boot never worked for debian (I don't know if I did ...
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Deleted bcd and now can’t boot windows

My computer has been having problems restarting ever since I added hypervisor to my bcd so I tried to delete it but ended up deleting the entire bcd. I have tried rebuilding the bcd with bootrec /...

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