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Best Answer robkbriggs , 21 May 2018 - 08:51 AM

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I received an error when running the last command:



DISKPART> Delete Volume

Virtual Disk Service error:
Cannot delete a protected partition without the force protected parameter set.

DISKPART> select disk 0

Disk 0 is now the selected disk.

DISKPART> select volume 5

Volume 5 is the selected volume.

DISKPART> list partition

  Partition ###  Type              Size     Offset
  -------------  ----------------  -------  -------
  Partition 1    Recovery           650 MB  1024 KB
* Partition 2    System             260 MB   651 MB
  Partition 3    Reserved           128 MB   911 MB
  Partition 4    Primary            420 GB  1039 MB
  Partition 5    Recovery          1775 MB   421 GB
  Partition 6    Primary             32 GB   423 GB
  Partition 7    System               9 GB   455 GB

DISKPART>

DISKPART> select volume 5

Volume 5 is the selected volume.

DISKPART> delete partition override

DiskPart successfully deleted the selected partition.

DISKPART> list partition

  Partition ###  Type              Size     Offset
  -------------  ----------------  -------  -------
  Partition 1    Recovery           650 MB  1024 KB
  Partition 3    Reserved           128 MB   911 MB
  Partition 4    Primary            420 GB  1039 MB
  Partition 5    Recovery          1775 MB   421 GB
  Partition 6    Primary             32 GB   423 GB
  Partition 7    System               9 GB   455 GB

DISKPART> create partition EFI

DiskPart succeeded in creating the specified partition.

DISKPART> FORMAT FS=FAT32 LABEL="ESP"

  100 percent completed

DiskPart successfully formatted the volume.

DISKPART> Assign Letter=W

DiskPart successfully assigned the drive letter or mount point.

DISKPART> exit

Leaving DiskPart...

X:\Sources>bcdboot c:\Windows /s W: /f ALL
Failure when attempting to copy boot files.

X:\Sources>

Edited by robkbriggs, 16 May 2018 - 11:18 AM.

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Try Startup Repair tool.

Execute below command:

bcdboot c:\Windows /s W: /f UEFI
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bcdboot c:\Windows /s W: /f UEFI 

 

Failure when attempting to copy boot files.


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Can you try executing these commands from Windows Installation DVD you can create one using Windows 10 Media Creation Tool.

 

Also execute below command:

Bcdboot C:\Windows

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I created a Windows Installation CD, and I have been using that for the last few posts.

 

 

bcdboot C:\Windows 

 

Failure when attempting to copy boot files.


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It appears that the drive letter fro the Windows partition has changed,

X:\Sources>bcdboot C:\Windows /s W: /f UEFI
Failure when attempting to copy boot files.

X:\Sources>bcdboot C:\Windows
Failure when attempting to copy boot files.

X:\Sources>diskpart

Microsoft DiskPart version 10.0.17134.1

Copyright (C) Microsoft Corporation.
On computer: MININT-97GM7HU

DISKPART> list volume

  Volume ###  Ltr  Label        Fs     Type        Size     Status     Info
  ----------  ---  -----------  -----  ----------  -------  ---------  --------
  Volume 0     G   ESD-ISO      UDF    DVD-ROM     3547 MB  Healthy
  Volume 1     C   WINRE        NTFS   Partition    650 MB  Healthy
  Volume 2     D   Windows      NTFS   Partition    420 GB  Healthy
  Volume 3     E                NTFS   Partition   1775 MB  Healthy
  Volume 4     F   RECOVERY     NTFS   Partition     32 GB  Healthy
  Volume 5     W   ESP          FAT32  Partition    259 MB  Healthy    Hidden
  Volume 6         New Volume   NTFS   Partition      9 GB  Healthy    Hidden

DISKPART>




Edited by robkbriggs, 18 May 2018 - 09:07 AM.

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The W drive letter belong to System partition but Windows partition is for some reason change to D: so please execute below command.

bcdboot D:\Windows /s W: /f UEFI

Edited by FreeBooter, 19 May 2018 - 11:30 AM.

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X:\Sources>bcdboot D:\Windows /s W: /f UEFI
Boot files successfully created.

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What is the result when you boot your computer?


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It blue screened It turned off before I got the error code.

 

Would you like me to try to boot it again?


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What is the error code?

 

Yes please try to boot the computer again.


Edited by FreeBooter, 20 May 2018 - 05:54 PM.

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The laptop automatically turned off before I could get the error code written down.

 

now upon reboot it is back to the same HP logo with a spinning circle under it as it originally had.


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You have no choice left but to reinstall Windows OS.


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✓  Best Answer

Ok, then you can close this thread.


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