Windows 10: Windows 10 Will Not Boot

  1.    08 Aug 2015 #1

    Windows 10 Will Not Boot

    I was dual booting windows 8 and windows 7. Both are MBR disks. Windows 8 was on one disk and windows 7 was on another. When I tried to install windows 10, it said it could not install to my windows 8 disk because it was not GPR or something. So, I ran diskpart, selected the disk, cleaned it, and then converted it. Windows 10 then installed....but it restarted and upon restarting, now I get an error about:

    Your PC needs to be repaired. A required device isn't connected or cant be accessed.
    Error CodeL:0x000000e
    You need to use recovery tools blah blah blah

    If you hit F8 you get
    File: \Windows\system32\winload.exe

    No options work from here so I tried using recovery tools which did not work. if I select to use a different OS, it starts to boot windows 7.

    So..uhm...How do I fix this?

    I tried using command prompt and using diskpart to find the volume my windows is on. Its on D, so I did bcdboot d:\windows

    It successfully copied the files. But I still get the same error.

    Please someone help. I never expect much of windows insalls, but this has got me stumped. Installed on a 10 year old laptop in less than one hour start to finish.



    Some luck....My windows 7 was on a drive that was the MASTER. My windows 10 was on a drive that was listed as SLAVE. a test, I swapped the cables on the two drives. Windows 10 is now the master. It has booted to windows 10.

    I don't suppose there is a way to dual boot this drive with windows 7 on a slave disk is there?
    Last edited by brazosdog02; 09 Aug 2015 at 09:43.
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