How to fix a Windows Boot Up when the clone drive will not boot up and you get the error “The boot selection failed because a required device is inaccessible”. Status 0xc000000e

If you don’t have the windows DVD then you need to download this windows pre-environment disk
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn613860.aspx

Then go to the Command Line and type in
1) bootrec.exe /fixmbr
2) bootrec.exe /fixboot

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39 COMMENTS

  1. See the Description Area of this video for the download to the “pre-Environment disk” and the commands.

  2. Hello I’ve used this before and it worked fine but now its not working. Ive also used the commands you mentioned and they say its been successfull but still wont boot.

  3. Thanks for this. God I was trying to figure this out for hours and just when I was about to give up I found ur vid 🙂

  4. All I did is clone one external drive to another drive and now the Acronis thing is preventing me from booting to my RAID OS drive that wasn’t involved in the cloning at all.

  5. Alternatively download Macrium Reflect free version, create a WinPE rescue disk, boot from that and follow these instructions:

  6. I m facing the same problem ,after Clone the c drive in ssd and make them as a first boot drive but it won’t work , boot always select second Windows on my old hard disk .
    When I remove my old hard drive and try to boot it it not detected os.

  7. I tried to fully clone my computer hard disc to an another hard-disk. After cloning I connected the clone disc, this window is appeared. So if I do the same steps it will boot or not. Please help.

  8. I want to replace my bad hard drive with SSD, but at the same time, I want to clone all my data to new OS, please help.

  9. I cloned my boot drive to an ssd. Then I tried to boot from the ssd and it didn’t detect an os. Then I switched back to my original boot drive and it too doesn’t boot.

    Can anyone please help.

    Neither the original boot drive nor the ssd boot windows. Now I’m stuck. Literally a nightmare in real life

  10. Mine boots, I can even go to repairs, but anything but advanced repairs works,
    my problem is a black screen with only a cursor on it, nothing else is shown,
    any sugestions?

  11. how to select a media file from media drive (cloned ssd) when I tried to switch hdd (current booting disk) to ssd ( want to boot from here) in dell inspiron 3542

  12. Been pulling my hair out for a week. Same issue but my drive is GPT not MBR. Every solution I find online uses MBR commands. What would cause a GPT disk after restore to not boot? Getting same error message but with 0xc0000225.

  13. Thank you so much man, it worked for me. When I came home and my cloned drive wasn’t working even the guy at the computer store didn’t realize what was wrong.

    God bless everyone.

  14. Doesnt work for me, it doesnt find the OS, so nothing is in that list
    bootrec.exe /scanos finds the OS directory
    but trying to do the other bootrec commands doesnt work, keeps saying missing element
    ive cloned 2 out of 4 partitions from a HDD to an SSD

  15. At the command prompt type
    bootrec.exe /fixmbr
    bootrec.exe /fixboot
    bootrec.exe /scanos
    bootrec.exe /rebuildbcd
    At the Yes, No, All option type y
    exit and reboot. Remember to point to the drive your using in the bios.

  16. my sdd was working fine, stopped working after 3 months, wont boot it anymore, i can see all my files on it still, cant get windows recovery to fix anything on it. and that link in the description is useless

  17. Thank you ! It’s like everyone on the internet is a dumbed down version of a human except you !

  18. I’ve tried a few different programs (Acronis, EASEUS, and Macrium) and the cloning appeared to have been done successfully, but when putting the SSD drive in my tower, Windows 10 and the Gigabyte BIOS will not recognize (see) the drive and therefore will not boot from it. But, when I put the drive in a USB hard drive docking station it sees it as a storage drive. The motherboard is a SATA 2 motherboard with the SSD being a SATA 3. Would that make a difference? As far as I know SATA 3 is backward compatible. Should I try a different SATA port on the motherboard? (There are 6) I’m using the same cable that is currently working with the older HDD. I’ve gone in the the BIOS to set the boot order, but the SSD does not show up there.

  19. All went well with the cloning from my C drive to a new 500gb SSD, peice of cake really. The SSD is a perfect clone of my C drive with everything accessible. Rebooted and chose the new SSD as boot drive but it will only boot from the old drive, even when I just have the SSD connected I try and boot from it but I get “No operating system recognised”
    Annoyingly i`m out of idea`s.

  20. i cloned my windows 7 to external hard drive and i want to use my external drive,but it will not boot and i have looked at a lot of videos ,it dose not work so who is kidding who

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