"The drive where windows is installed is locked." Help.


  1. Posts : 1
    Windows 10
       #1

    "The drive where windows is installed is locked." Help.


    Ok , so yesterday when I was starting my PC, I accidentally leaned on the Ctrl and Home keys. Then it came up "Reboot and Select proper Boot device. Insert Boot Media in selected Boot device and press a key." So I rebooted and put in my Windows 10 USB and when I go to repair Windows it says that "The drive where windows is installed is locked."

    I have tried :

    "Bootrec /fixMBRbootrec /fixBoot
    bootrec /rebuildBCD"

    "bcdboot c:/windows /s /v"

    Everything that can repair my computer on the USB

    Nothing seems to work and I don't want to factory reset because then I'd lose 10 months of work that I need. Help?

    EDIT: I've tried sfc /scannow and It says that my computer needs to be rebooted with Windows.
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  2. Posts : 9
    Windows 10
       #2

    I have same or similar problem. One drive of raid array got loose connection during updates. Fixed that. Now start button does not work and trying to repair/reset windows says "drive containing windows is LOCKED. Cannot repair windows> How to unlock drive?
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