Fix Inaccessible Boot Device Error after Windows 10 Creators Update

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

Receive the stop code inaccessible boot device error after Windows 10 Creators update? It is accompanied with the error message “Your PC ran into a problem and needs to restart. We’ll restart for you.” You could remove the problematic update to fix the inaccessible boot device error after Windows 10 Creators Update, also applied to Windows Fall Creators Update/Spring Creators Update.

Steps to Fix Inaccessible Boot Device Error after Windows 10 Creators Update

To get rid of the inaccessible boot device error after Windows 10 Creators Update, do the following steps:

Step 1. Insert a bootable USB drive into your PC and restart your PC.

Step 2. Boot your PC from the USB drive.

Step 3. Click Next.

Step 4. Click Repair your computer.

Step 5. Under Advanced startup, click Troubleshoot.

Step 6. Click Command Prompt.

Step 7. Enter the commands below to delete the SessionsPending Registry key and hit Enter after each one:

reg load HKLM\temp c:\windows\system32\config\software

reg delete "HKLM\temp\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Component Based Servicing\SessionsPending"/v Exclusive

reg unload HKLM\temp

Step 8. Enter the command to below to pull those installed packages and hit Enter:

dism /image:C:\ /get-packages

Step 9. Located packages labeled Install Pending

Step 10. Enter the command below to create a temporary folder to move the bad updates and hit Enter:

MKDIR C:\temp\packages

Step 11.Type the command below to remove the problematic updates and hit Enter:

dism /image:c:\ /remove-package /packagename:PACKAGE-IDENTITY-NAME /scratchdir:c:\temp\packages

Step 12. In the above command, replace "PACKAGE-IDENTITY-NAME" for the package identify name labeled as Install Pending.

Note: If you have much more pending updates, repeat the steps until all problematic updates are removed.

Once you view the message “The operation completed successfully”, you could reboot your PC.

If you have any questions about the BSOD error inaccessible boot device after Windows 10 Creators Update, leave comments below. Any other PC issues, like no WiFi, PC slow, 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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