1.    03 Oct 2016 #1
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    Windows 10 Enterprise

    Unable to start Windows 10 Enterprise on already installed Windows SSD


    September 3, 2016

    Objective: To restart Windows on the SSD#1 WITHOUT having to reinstall everything (Windows 10 Enterprise, all software, the data, etc.)

    Remark: With the latest version of Xubuntu (Linux) installed on a USB key and updating, and also with the program "TestDisk" it was possible to recover the data. So data recovery is not the objective of this topic.

    Since this problem has already emerged in the past (at least 5 times in the last years) and has never been solved, and it is very long and frustrating having to reinstall everything (Windows, all programs, data, etc.), there is certainly a solution to this problem that does not require a complete reinstallation (Windows, all programs, data, etc.) of the system.

    Windows 10 Enterprise can’t read the SSD#1. Just Linux is able to do that.

    All hardware work.
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    PC#1 (Main PC)
    Main Computer (On which Windows 10 Enterprise is installed and that does not start): PC#1
    https://www.asus.com/Motherboards/P8Z68_DELUXEGEN3/
    Model: Asus P8Z68 Deluxe/Gen3
    BIOS: UEFI
    Buy in: 2012
    Operating System: Windows 10 Enterprise Activated (W10EA): English version; 64-bit
    Last Update: September 2016
    Hard Disk Drive where Windows 10 Enterprise is installed: SSD Crucial 512 GB (SSD#1)
    ────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
    SSD#1 (normally on PC#1)
    Windows 10 Enterprise is installed on this SSD with software and data but we are no longer able to boot on it.
    Partition Style (Disk Management of Windows 10): Probably GPT initially but it is possible that this was changed to MBR has a point.
    This disk is no more accessible with Windows 10 (using PC#2)
    ────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
    PC#2 (We use this computer for the test and try to resolve the objective)
    Test Computer (which has the same version of Windows and start correctly): PC#2
    https://www.asus.com/Motherboards/MAXIMUS_FORMULA/
    Model: Asus Maximus Formula
    BIOS: Legacy only
    Buy in: 2008
    Operating System: Windows 10 Enterprise Activated (W10EA): English version; 64-bit
    Last Update: Today (more recent than PC#1)
    Hard Disk Drive where Windows 10 Enterprise is installed: SSD SanDisk 256 GB (SSD#2)
    ────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
    SSD#2 (on PC#2)
    Windows 10 Enterprise is installed on this SSD with software and data and we are able to boot on it.
    Partition Style (Disk Management of Windows 10): MBR
    ────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
    USB#1 (Flash Memory)
    64GB with Xubuntu (Linux) system. We can boot on it. Have “TestDisk”, “GParted” on it.
    ────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
    SATA Port #3 on PC#2 (PC#2P#3)
    We use this port for SSD#1 and all test.
    To verify that the port and cables worked correctly we installed Linux on a Hard Disk Drive (HDD#3) (160GB) connected on that port.

    Then we went into the BIOS and change the setting to boot (Linux) on the HDD#3. The operation is done without problem.
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    Hi,

    Please READ THE OBJECTIVE. Before starting I would say that if you do not know what to do and not much said nothing. And say things like "reinstall everything" solves nothing because when the problem returns in the future we will still have everything installed what is a waste of time and requires no intellectual effort.

    So here's the problem:
    Probably a virus or malware cause a huge problem on PC#1. After reboot we have no access to Windows 10.

    First the following message appear (on PC#1):
    “INACCESSIBLE_BOOT_DEVICEs”
    ────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
    Test #1
    Computer: PC#1
    Hardware connected: Monitor, Mouse, Keyboard, Graphic Card, CDROM/DVD Reader
    Hard Disk Drive Connected: SSD#1

    Boot on Windows 10 Enterprise DVD and try to “Repair” (“Troubleshoot\Advanced options\Startup Repair”) the SSD#1.
    Like in 99% of time, Windows Repair don’t work. (Microsoft have no money to pay engineer/technician to create good troubleshooting software).
    ────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
    Test #2.1
    Computer: PC#2
    Hardware connected: Monitor, Mouse, Keyboard, Graphic Card, CDROM/DVD Reader
    Hard Disk Drive Connected: SSD#1

    Try the free version of “Minitool Partition Wizard Free 9.1” (boot on CDROM) and trying “recover” the MBR or GPT. One other message appears when trying to boot on SSD#1 from PC#2 (same result on PC#1 – all test must be to do on PC#2 now because PC#1 in not easy accessible for the moment).
    http://www.minitool.com/partition-ma...zard-home.html
    ────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
    Test #2.2
    Computer: PC#2
    Hardware connected: Monitor, Mouse, Keyboard, Graphic Card, CDROM/DVD Reader
    Hard Disk Drive Connected: SSD#1

    Now this one message appears if we try to boot from SSD#1 (Take at least 20 minutes before to appear):
    “Windows Boot Manager”
    “File: /windows\system32\winload.exe”
    “Status: 0xc00000e9”
    “Info: An unexpected I/O error has occurred.

    Nothing was write on SSD#1 except just by “Minitool Partition Wizard Free 9.1” when it tries to recover the MBR/GPT.

    See the following images below:
    WIndows 10 Enterprise - 1.09- Startup repair done – Booting
    WIndows 10 Enterprise - 1.10- Startup repair done - Booting - Enter
    ────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
    Test #3
    Computer: PC#2
    Hardware connected: Monitor, Mouse, Keyboard, Graphic Card, CDROM/DVD Reader
    Hard Disk Drive Connected: SSD#1
    USB connected: USB#1
    BIOS: Change setting of the BIOS to boot on USB flash stick.

    When booting on USB#1, Xubuntu appear. If we try the program “TestDisk” we can see all programs, data on SDD#1. Was even possible to recover all data later connecting an external Hard Disk Drive (eHDD).
    Again READ THE OBJECTIVE.

    We want to be able to restart Windows 10 Enterprise on SSD#1 WITHOUT to need to reinstall all (Windows, programs, data, etc.,)
    This problem is interesting but it is very frustrating. It is certain that there is a solution but it demands specialized knowledge.

    Since this problem happen again it would be wise to solve it now. This would help all the Windows community.

    See the following images below:
    Xunbuntu - 1.01- TestDisk (white background)
    Xunbuntu - 1.02- TestDisk (white background)
    Xunbuntu - 1.03- TestDisk - Create log
    Xunbuntu - 1.04- TestDisk - Select a media
    Xunbuntu - 1.05- TestDisk - Select Partition Table Type
    Xunbuntu - 1.06- TestDisk – Analyse
    Xunbuntu - 1.07- TestDisk - Quick Search
    Xunbuntu - 1.08- TestDisk - Structure OK
    Xunbuntu - 1.09.1- TestDisk - Structure OK - Press P (list files)
    Xunbuntu - 1.09.2- TestDisk - Structure OK - Press P (list files)
    ────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
    Test#4
    Computer: PC#2
    Hardware connected: Monitor, Mouse, Keyboard, Graphic Card, CDROM/DVD Reader
    Hard Disk Drive Connected: SSD#1 and SDD#2
    BIOS: Set the BIOS to boot on SSD#2

    We boot on SDD#2 and it takes time to see the Windows 10 menu appear.
    If we run the “explorer.exe” Windows show “Local Disk” for SDD#1.
    If we try to access this SDD#1, it takes a time and finally Windows show “HDD not accessible. The media is write protected”.
    All the system (more often the access to HDD) is very slow when SDD#1 is connected. If we disconnect it, Windows have a good speed now.

    See the following images below:
    Windows 10 Enterprise - 3.01- Disk Management
    Windows 10 Enterprise - 3.02- Disk Management - Disk 0, Disk 1 - Properties - General
    Windows 10 Enterprise - 3.03- Disk Management - Disk 0, Disk 1 - Properties - Volume
    Windows 10 Enterprise - 4.01- Explorer.exe - HDD not accessible
    ────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
    Test#5
    Computer: PC#2
    Hardware connected: Monitor, Mouse, Keyboard, Graphic Card, CDROM/DVD Reader
    Hard Disk Drive Connected: SSD#1

    Try again what was done on Test#1 but this time on PC#2. Same result. Windows Repair don’t work.
    ────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
    Test #6
    Computer: PC#2
    Hardware connected: Monitor, Mouse, Keyboard, Graphic Card, CDROM/DVD Reader
    Hard Disk Drive Connected: SSD#1

    Boot again on “Windows 10 Enterprise” DVD but this time we choose the “Command Prompt” option (“Troubleshoot\Advanced options\Command Prompt”).

    Try the following commands:
    -1-
    X:\Sources>diskpart
    DISKPART> list disk
    (Take at least 10 minutes before to see the below result – see screenshot)

    Disk ### Status Size Free
    Disk 0 Online 476 GB 2048 kB

    -2-
    DISKPART> list vol
    Volume ### Ltr Label FS Type Size Status
    Volume 0 D J-CENA-X64F UDF DVD-ROM 3756 MB Healthy
    Volume 1 C --- RAW Partition 476 GB Healthy


    -3-
    DISKPART> select disk 0
    DISKPART> list part

    -4-
    DISKPART> exit
    X:\Sources>bcdedit /v
    “The boot configuration data store could not be opened.
    The system cannot find the file specified.

    -5-
    X:\Sources>chkdsk c : /f
    « The type of the file is NTFS
    Volume label is Disk1_Vol1

    Stage 1: Examine base file system structure
    770560 file reads processed
    File verification completed
    15089 large file records processed
    0 bad file records processed

    Stage 2: Examine file name linkage
    9462520 index entries processed
    Index verification completed
    0 unindexed file scanned
    Failed to transfer logged messages to the even log with status 50.

    -6-
    X:\Sources>sfc /scannow

    There is a system repair pending… Restart Windows and run sfc again.
    If we try to reboot on SDD#1, we received the same message than Test #2.2 above.

    -7-
    Try bootsec and bootsect command.

    WIndows 10 Enterprise - 2.01 (1.05.2)- Advanced options - Command Prompt
    WIndows 10 Enterprise - 2.02.3- Diskpart (white background)
    WIndows 10 Enterprise - 2.03.2- BcdEdit + Chkdsk (white backgroung)
    WIndows 10 Enterprise - 2.04.2- sfc Scannow (white background)
    WIndows 10 Enterprise - 2.05.2- bootrec (white background)
    ────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
    Here step by step to what I did until now:

    WIndows 10 Enterprise - 1.01- Boot DVD

    WIndows 10 Enterprise - 1.02- Repair your computer

    WIndows 10 Enterprise - 1.03- Choose an option

    WIndows 10 Enterprise - 1.04- Troubleshoot

    WIndows 10 Enterprise - 1.05.1- Advanced options

    WIndows 10 Enterprise - 1.06- Startup repair

    WIndows 10 Enterprise - 1.07- Repairing disk errors

    WIndows 10 Enterprise - 1.08- Blue screen (waiting)

    WIndows 10 Enterprise - 1.09- Startup repair done - Booting

    WIndows 10 Enterprise - 1.10- Startup repair done - Booting - Enter


    WIndows 10 Enterprise - 2.01 (1.05.2)- Advanced options - Command Prompt

    WIndows 10 Enterprise - 2.02.3- Diskpart (white background)

    WIndows 10 Enterprise - 2.03.2- BcdEdit + Chkdsk (white backgroung)

    WIndows 10 Enterprise - 2.04.2- sfc Scannow (white background)

    WIndows 10 Enterprise - 2.05.2- bootrec (white background)


    Windows 10 Enterprise - 3.01- Disk Management

    Windows 10 Enterprise - 3.02- Disk Management - Disk 0, Disk 1 - Properties - General

    Windows 10 Enterprise - 3.03- Disk Management - Disk 0, Disk 1 - Properties - Volume


    Windows 10 Enterprise - 4.01- Explorer.exe - HDD not accessible


    Xunbuntu - 1.01- TestDisk (white background)

    Xunbuntu - 1.02- TestDisk (white background)

    Xunbuntu - 1.03- TestDisk - Create log

    Xunbuntu - 1.04- TestDisk - Select a media

    Xunbuntu - 1.05- TestDisk - Select Partition Table Type

    Xunbuntu - 1.06- TestDisk - Analyse

    Xunbuntu - 1.07- TestDisk - Quick Search

    Xunbuntu - 1.08- TestDisk - Structure OK

    Xunbuntu - 1.09.1- TestDisk - Structure OK - Press P (list files)

    Xunbuntu - 1.09.2- TestDisk - Structure OK - Press P (list files)


    Xunbuntu - 2.01- Boot-Info

    Xunbuntu - 2.02- Boot-Info - Removable Disk

    Xunbuntu - 2.03- Boot-Info - Online Report

    Xunbuntu - 2.04- Boot-Info - Create Report

    ────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
    Xunbuntu - 2.05- Boot-Info – URL

    http://paste2.org/wMpAJCBM



    ────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
    Xunbuntu - 3.01- gdisk - Wipe Out damage GPT


    Xunbuntu - 4.01 - fdisk

    Xunbuntu - 4.02 - fdisk


    Xunbuntu - 5.01 - fixparts
    Last edited by TenOclock; 03 Oct 2016 at 18:44. Reason: Title correction
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