Cannot boot to windows 10 Corrupt or missing file PCI.SYS 0x0000098


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    Cannot boot to windows 10 Corrupt or missing file PCI.SYS 0x0000098


    Basically, i want to restore all the corrupted window drivers using the USB boot disk i made.

    Everytime i boot i get the blue screen that a corrupt or missing file PCI.SYS.

    I made a windows 10 x64 boot disk out of a USB. So i boot using the windows 10 boot usb and tried to repair option.
    I went to command prompt
    I tired using DISM /online with restorehealth commands but i am getting an error that DISM cannot run in PE mode.


    Is there a way to use dism mode to point to my USB boot disk. I notices that the directory is x64\sources\install.ESD

    I assume install.esd contains all the drivers and install files? Does DISM need it to be in .WIM like Install.WIM format?

    Someone please help me. Thanks.

    Sidenote: what does 0x0000098 means?

    Sode note 2: I already ran SFC /SCANNOW and it says no integrity violation was found. ....but my sys.pci is corrupted. does any have a Windows 10 x64 pci.sys and all pci.sys INF files that works?
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    The DISM command is supposed to work with compressed ESD files as well as standard WIM windows image files. Several members have reported occasional difficulties with Restorehealth /Source commands when using ESDs. That said, the syntax is covered right here at TenForums. Find it at Use DISM to Repair Windows 10 Image - Page 41 - Windows 10 Performance Maintenance Tutorials .
    HTH,
    --Ed--
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    I am running the commands.

    How do i fix my corrupted PCI.SYS or any other corrupted files? sfc /scannow told me there is no problems--that cannot be true.
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    DISM did not work: No such sources exist.

    Oddly, when i boot from drive it list X: as the default drive. But diskpart still with list vol command, shows H: as the usb drive.

    I tried both commands with H and X and still the same error.

    Running out of options. Anyway have good pci.sys and pci.ini files and other good files from a X64 Windows Pro that i could borrow?
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    Alright, i am at my wit end.

    Probably gonna do a full reinstall since window does not allow me to keep any files when i use a boot disk.

    Does anyone have a good software that fixes window boot and drivers?
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