Windows 10: Windows 10 Recovery Tools - Bootable Rescue Disk

  1.    07 Mar 2018 #1251

    32gb (sorry, tried to put the gb in caps, but kept changing when posted).
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  2.    07 Mar 2018 #1252

    Well, that is plenty of memory to create the ram disk to boot this PE Media.
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  3.    07 Mar 2018 #1253

    Yeah, it works fine on all other devices - it's just the three 7050s that give me this error.

    They're covered with 'Pro' support so I've asked Dell for some clarification. I'll let you know when I've had a response.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  4.    07 Mar 2018 #1254

    Do post your Dell Support results for our knowledge base. Cheers
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  5.    07 Mar 2018 #1255

    This is interesting and new to me Windows 10: Update error 0xc0000017 (no ramdisk memory) | Borns Tech and Windows World

    Never heard of {badmemory} before...?
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  6.    08 Mar 2018 #1256

    Thanks SuperFly for the read...

    So based upon what I understand the issue to be.

    It appears that the current windows os wrote memory blocks into the Host BCD file..

    So either something over wrote the BCD on your USB stixk

    Or you are booting PE from your Host BCD

    Mount PE ISO and copy the contents to a Fat32 formatted USB stick
    Boot directly from USB by using F12 Boot Menu Options
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  7.    08 Mar 2018 #1257

    Hy Kyhi.

    I can't claim to fully understand the link in Superfly's post, but since the key boots fine on other PCs (including two Dell XPS 13 laptops) can we assume the BCD hasn't been overwritten?

    I used Rufus to make the key so I'll try remaking it using the 'format and copy contents of mounted ISO' instructions.

    Booting was done via F12 options anyway and there's no OS on the PC so looks like the message is from the key. What do you think?
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  8.    08 Mar 2018 #1258

    Do you know how to read or access the BCD ??
    there are two on the usb
    /Boot\BCD
    /efi\microsoft\boot\bcd

    If you could .zip and then attach to post, to share..

    Or just overwrite USB with ISO contents, to be sure..

    As first ever seem that issue..
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  9.    08 Mar 2018 #1259

    Kyhi.

    I just confirmed I get the same error on a second Dell 7050 with this key (Windows installation media boot fine, by the way).

    Here's the contects of the BCDs:

    There is one entry in the Windows bootloader.
    Path: E:\Boot\BCD

    Default: Windows Setup
    Timeout: 30 seconds
    EasyBCD Boot Device: E:\

    Entry #1
    Name: Windows Setup
    BCD ID: {default}
    Device: [boot]\sources\boot.wim
    Bootloader Path: \windows\system32\boot\winload.exe

    There is one entry in the Windows bootloader.
    Path: E:\EFI\Microsoft\Boot\BCD

    Default: Windows Setup
    Timeout: 30 seconds
    EasyBCD Boot Device: E:\

    Entry #1
    Name: Windows Setup
    BCD ID: {default}
    Device: [boot]\sources\boot.wim
    Bootloader Path: \windows\system32\boot\winload.efi

    However, I can see it's formatted NTFS so I'll try reformatting FAT32 and copying files as previously advised.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  10.    08 Mar 2018 #1260

    Same result with new FAT32 key made as advised.

    Were the BCD contents as pasted from EasyBCD okay? I can zip and send if there's anything else you'd be able to see.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

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