“Hi, I use Windows 7 on my system. The computer was operating very well and out of the blue it turned off. It started to show startup repair option after restart. And automatic startup repair is also not helping to resolve the issue. I tried several times to boot the system but no result. Now, all I can see is error status: 0xc0000225 on the screen. I don’t have much technical knowledge. So I really need help. I have saved lot of my work files on the system and even I don’t have backup. Please help me”.
The general most cause for the error 0xc0000225 is missing or corrupted Boot Configuration Data i.e. BCD. Hard disk Write error, power surge, boot sector malware/error, confliction of other programs with MS Office suite, corrupt/inappropriate installation of MS software etc may result in corrupt or missing Boot Configuration Data files. This in turn leads to 0xc0000225 error during Windows startup.
Note: Applies to Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7 and Vista
You can see a confirmation message after successful restoration of BCD.
If above method fail to fix error 0xc0000225, repeat the steps until selection of Repair your computer option and follow below steps.
You will see the operation completed successfully text on screen
In case, rebuilding the BCD gives no result then follow same procedure as mentioned above. Type these commands and hit enter button each time, instead of bootrec /rebuildbcd
Now your system should display the message DiskPart marked the current partition as active.
Fix the error by restoring MBR, if it appears even after setting active partition. Follow above stated steps till typing the code list volume.
Bootcode was successfully updated on all targeted volumes confirmation will be screened on the display.
Still, the error 0xc0000225 persists on startup window regardless of any fix then you need to reformat the system and perform Windows clean installation.
But, reformatting wipes your drive completely and entire data present on your system will be lost. So, backup all files located on 0xc0000225 error screening system by connecting its hard drive with any operating computer. If you cannot access the drive when it is connected to other system also then, get it done with the help of Yodot Hard Drive Recovery tool.
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