Fix: Error 0xc0000225 in Windows 10

Aug. 20, 2018 / Updated by Bessie Shaw to Windows 10

Run into the error 0xc0000225 in Windows 10? No worries. The Windows boot error is common and it could be resolved. Here are top 3 ways to fix the boot error after Windows 10 update, also applied to error 0xc1900208, error 0x8007007e, and so on.

See Also: How to Fix Windows Update Errors on Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista, XP

1. Peform Automatic Repair to Fix Windows 10 Error 0xc0000225

To fix the Windows 10 error code 0xc0000225 in Windows 10, you could perform the automatic repair. Do the following steps:

Step 1. Insert the bootable Windows 10 installation DVD to your PC and restart it.

Step 2. Press any key to boot from CD or DVD as prompted.

Step 3. Select your preferences and click Next.

Step 4. Click Repair your computer.

Step 5. Click Troubleshoot, and then click Advanced.

Step 6. Click the Automatic Repair option and wait for the process to complete.

Step 7. Reboot your PC.

Check whether the Windows 10 error 0xc0000225 is gone.

2. Rebuild BCD

The error 0xc0000225 in Windows 10 could also be associated with the corrupt Boot Configuration Data (BCD). You could try to rebuild the Boot Configuration Data file. Take these steps:

Step 1. Insert the Windows 10 installation media and reboot your PC.

Step 2. Press any key before you see the Windows logo.

Step 3. Select your preferences.

Step 4. Click Repair my Computer.

Step 5. Click Command Prompt.

Step 6. Type the following commands one after another and hit Enter.

bootrec /fixmbr

bootrec /fixboot

bootrec /rebuildbcd

Step 7. Reboot your PC.

3. Delete Empty Disk Partition

The error 0xc0000225 could also be triggered by an empty partition on your hard drive. You shall delete the empty partition in Windows 10. Take these steps:

Step 1. Right-click the Start button and click Disk Management.

Step 2. In the Disk Management window, the available hard drives are listed.

Step 3. Locate the empty partition (EFI) and delete it.

Step 4. Reboot your PC.

If your boot error code 0xc0000225 in Windows 10 still exists, just leave comments for further assistance.Any other PC issues, like PC slow, no WiFi available, no sound, USB not working, Bluetooth not available, mouse and keyboard not working, please check for solutions in the Windows 10 Fix section.


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