Windows error code 0xc0000098, 0xc0000034, 0xc000014c & others error codes - Ultimate guide - Why Windows 10 won't boot after update?

Windows error code 0xc0000098, 0xc0000034, 0xc000014c & others error codes - Ultimate guide - windows 10 won't boot after update
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Windows 10 won't boot after the update? Is your Windows 10 computer failing to startup? This guide will help you to fix some general error codes like 0xc0000098, 0xc0000034 & 0xc000014c. I'll show you how to reset Windows and get your computer working again, and you should be able to do this without losing any of your files. Try every method even if you have some other error then I mentioned on the list.

Well, I'm going to show you some methods to fix errors on a Windows 10 computer that won't startup. I'm going to make a Windows 10 installation USB, and then we'll use that USB to install Windows 10 on your computer.

As for your data - that's your documents, photos, and other files, both of the methods I'm going to show you will give you the option of keeping your data if it's possible, and if that's what you want. But of course, you can erase your data, as part of these methods.


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Error code 0xc0000098 - windows 10 won't boot after update - How to solve Microsoft Windows errors

Error code 0xc0000098 - windows 10 won't boot after update
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In this article, we're going to be taking a look at this error code 0xc0000098 or your 
windows 10 won't boot after the update. Sometimes you can also get messages like 'The boot configuration data file doesn't contain valid information for an operating system'.

It's also got the information the windows boot configuration data file does not contain a valid operating system entry.

we're going to be taking a look at how to fix this on Windows 7 and Windows 10. but, it does affect any version of windows will be XP Vista or eight or ten or windows 7.

It doesn't really matter what version you're running. this is a pretty common error message. and I'll just show you how to fix it so you can see, here this is the error message on Windows 10 as well as.

you can see is the same error but a slightly different background, blue background. That's because it's all modern operating system but you will need a windows disk USB flash drive or a CD to boot.


METHOD 1:

  1. So, the boot up to our BIOS. This is the older type BIOS, we need to go to boot CD-ROM Drive or removable devices which will be your USB flash drive, and click Save configuration. 
  2. If you have a Modern Boot menu BIOS here, then you need to click one of the keys below to get into your bios. Then go to settings then boot want you in there you can choose whether you want to boot to CD or USB flash drive.
  3. First of all, I'm going to change the legacy mode to legacy + UEFI. So it's easier to boot to go to save this. 
  4. Then change the options here you can see the CD DVD or USB flash drive. You have to choose over one of the above as well with a CD or DVD.
  5. Click advanced, just to make sure that legacy mode is enabled. Then save this configuration and boot - Windows 10 or 7 disc here. 
  6. So we just save and exit out of this my boot order has been changed. you can see push it to push any key to boot to the disc and that's when it starts to boot up to our windows disk.

For Windows 7:
  1. We'll do the windows 7 first, now once these boots up. You'll get an option to install windows, click Next but we don't install windows here. We want to click on the repair your computer click on that and it will do a scan on your drive.
  2. It should detect that you've got problems. you'll see the name windows boot manager is highlighted that there. 
  3. Now, what you need to do here is click close and repair and restore the computer. This would end to its repairs and you should be hopefully fixed and get to your desktop.
  4. you'll see that problem is been fixed and resolved.

For Windows 8, 8.1, or 10:
  1. So this quickly boots up to our windows 10 or Windows 8 or 8.1 disk or USB flash drive. 
  2. you'll get the same window click repair your computer that's important. but slightly different!! we need to click on troubleshoot here advanced options
  3. And you should see startup repair click on this and they will fix some issues with your windows click Windows 10. 
  4. This will then start to diagnose your system and hopefully fix and resolve those.

METHOD 2:

  1. Open Windows Advanced Startup (open it through Settings > Update & Security > Recovery > Restart Now).
  2. Click on Troubleshoot.
  3. Then press advanced option > CMD(Command Prompt).
  4. Then type Below mentioned Commands.

bootrec /fixmbr

bootrec /fixboot

bootrec /rebuildbcd

sfc /scannow /offbootdir = C:\/offwindir = C:\windows

sfc /scannow
If you got ACCESS DENIED After bootrec /fixboot, then follow below steps


bootsect /nt60 sys

bootrec /fixboot

bootrec /rebuildbcd

sfc /scannow /offbootdir = C:\offwindir = C:\windows

sfc /scannow

Save and exit from CMD. and Then press Continue and wait for the home screen/lock screen.


METHOD 3:
  1. Open Windows Advanced Startup (open it through Settings > Update & Security > Recovery > Restart Now).
  2. Click on Troubleshoot.
  3. Then press advanced option > CMD(Command Prompt).
  4. Then type Below mentioned Commands.

bootrec /fixmbr

bootrec /fixboot

bootrec /rebuildbcd

BCDboot C:/windows/s C: /l en-us

BCDboot C:/windows /l en-us
If you'll find any ACCESS DENIED Error ignore and enter all commands.

All the above methods will work for error code 0xc0000098 because I have personally tested that all methods. If nothing will help you try the last method, that will definitely work. This guide is also working for Error code 0xc0000221.




Error code 0xc0000034 windows - windows 10 won't boot after update - Ultimate Guide to solve error

Windows Error code 0xc0000034
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Windows Show this Message in case of Error code 0xc0000034:

Recovery
your PC needs to be repaired.

The Boot Configuration Data file is missing some required information.
File: \BCD
Error code 0xc0000034

You'll need to use the recovery tools on your installation media. If you don't have any installation media(like a disc or USB device), Contact your System administrator or PC manufacturer.


Error code 0xc0000034 :

Error code 0xc0000034 or error code 0x0000034 usually happens due to the Boot configuration file or BCD file get corrupted. So Windows unable to load the Boot image due to this Boot Configuration file And that results in your windows 10 won't boot after update.

This error can also occur due because of BAD sectors in Hard Drive. Sometimes it may prompt "An unexpected error has occurred 0xc0000034". For that Error, we need to fix the Boot configuration file. It can be solved by many methods, I will explain those methods to solve Error code 0x0000034 or 
error code 0xc0000034.


Windows 10 - Error code 0xc0000034
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You can solve this error by following the below steps...

METHOD 1:
  1. Turn off your windows PC.
  2. Plugin your USB With windows 10 installed in it.                                                  NOTE: if want to make Bootable Pendrive check this article on how to make bootable Pendrive for Windows 10
  3. Turn on your PC computer & Press the FN key to open the Boot menu.         (HP - F10, DELL - F12, Toshiba - F12, Lenovo- F2, Asus - F8, Acer - F12)
  4. Use your Arrow Keys(←, ↑, →, ↓) to navigate between the options to select the " Boot from USB" feature. Press "Boot from USB" then it will open 
  5. Select "Repair your Computer"  then click Continue & restart your computer.
Wait for the home screen/Lock screen, this may take 10-15 minutes. If this didn't work, then try METHOD 2.


METHOD 2:
  1. Open Windows Advanced Startup (open it through Settings > Update & Security > Recovery > Restart Now).
  2. Click on Troubleshoot.
  3. Then press advanced option > CMD(Command Prompt).
  4. Then type Below mentioned Commands.
C:/

bootrec /fixmbr

bootrec /fixboot

bcdedit /export c:\bcdbackup

attrib C:\boot\bcd -h -r -s

ren c:\ boot\bcd bcd.old

bootrec /rebuildbcd

Y
Then press Continue and wait for the home screen/lock screen.



METHOD 3:
  1. Open Windows Advanced Startup (open it through Settings > Update & Security > Recovery > Restart Now).
  2. Click on System Restore.
  3. Then select your windows account. Select your Keyboard layout.
  4. Next, select your latest restore point from a Dialog box. then click Next & Yes!
  5. Wait for your PC to be restored, then press restart.



METHOD 4:
  1. Open Windows Advanced Startup (open it through Settings > Update & Security > Recovery > Restart Now).
  2. Click on Troubleshoot.
  3. Then press reset this PC, If you want to keep your personal files then Select "Keep your files" otherwise you can go with the option "Remove everything".
  4. Then select your windows account. Select your Keyboard layout.
  5. Press reset, wait for your Windows OS to reset.

METHOD 5:
  1. Open Windows Advanced Startup (open it through Settings > Update & Security > Recovery > Restart Now).
  2. Click on Troubleshoot.
  3. Then press advanced option > CMD(Command Prompt).
  4. Then type Below mentioned Commands.
bootrec /fixmbr

bootrec /fixboot

bootrec /rebuildbcd

bcdboot C:/windows/s C: /l en-us

       OR   (if previous not worked)

bcdboot C:\windows /l en-us

Then press Continue and wait for the home screen/lock screen.

If all the above methods will definitely work for error code 0xc0000034 or error code 0x0000034.

This guide is also working on any version of Windows... like error code 0xc0000098 or error code 0x0000034 Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10. It also works for Different manufacturers like HP, Dell, Lenovo, & Asus, etc.


Error Code 0XC000014C & other error codes - windows 10 won't boot after update - How do I fix error 0xc000014c for Windows 7, 8, and 10 in easy steps?

Error Code 0XC000014C
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If you're receiving an 'Error 0xc000014c' error message, what you're seeing in front of you when you're booting up your computer. Sometimes, your windows 10 won't boot after the update. I'm going to show you how can you fix it here. It's a known issue with Windows 10. but, it does happen with other versions of Windows like Windows 7 & 8, especially Lenovo's windows devices.

1. If you are getting this particular type of error(Error code000014c). I will show you how you can resolve it. Now Lenovo has got their own recovery tool which you can download and You can download it from here.

2. You can use whatever recovery tool or window CD that you've got to hand. Now if you don't have one, then you can always get the creation tool from Microsoft's website.

3. Just download this click on download and then you can save it to your desktop. By using this tool create the Bootable USB & if you don't know, how to make a bootable Pendrive for windows 10 in easy steps

4. Once you've booted up to our USB flash drive and Now you'll get an installation Dialog box. Go next and we're not going to click on install here you want to go to repair your computer.

Error Code 0XC000014C

5. From here, go to troubleshoot. Click on troubleshoot and from here what you're looking for is a command prompt. Now you can try other things from here like startup repair and system restore if you have system restore points you can try to restore back to that. but if this doesn't work then try the CMD method.

Error code 0xc000014C

6. So, go into the command prompt so the commands you need to type out are as follows.

bootrec /fixmbr

bootrec /fixboot

bcdedit /export c:\bcdbackup

attrib c:\boot\bcd -h -r -s

ren c:\boot\bcd bcd.old

bootrec /rebuildbcd

Y

exit
Now you can just close it down and you should have resolved and it fixed your problem. that should have resolved your error and fixed it you need to do now is reboot your computer.

This code will work for error code 0x000014c and similar error codes like error code 0xc0000098 and 0xc0000034 also. I hope this article will help you to fix your windows boot and BCD issues. If you have any queries regarding this, you can comment done below. I will definitely reply to your question!


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