How To Fix Windows Error Code 0xc000000f

      Solutions To Fix Error Code 0xc000000f.

The last thing you want is to get stuck with the error code 0xc000000f in the middle of your crucial work. Read through this article to know the fix for Windows errors and make your work seamless.

1. Causes Of 0xc000000f.

Before we focus on the possible solutions, first let's understand the causes behind it. Usually, the Boot Manager cannot locate the  Boot Configuration Database  file in the system due to the following reasons:
  • File missing from the system due to malware, and virus attacks.
  • Disk write errors.
  • Damaged data cables.
  • Corrupted file due to power failure.
The Error Message Would Look Something Like This:

Windows 8.1, 8, and Window 10 users would see this error screen :


2.How To Fix Error Code 0xc000000f

Solution 1: Start Your Computer Using Bootrec.exe Utility

The first solution is to run the Bootrec.exe utility to resolve Windows 10 error code 0xc00000f. You can easily carry out this step with a USB drive or DVD media or without the installation disc. Let's see the details:
  • If installation disc (USB, DVD) is available: 

Step 1: Insert the Windows 10 USB or DVD

Step 2: Reboot the computer

Step 3: Press any key when the "Press any key to boot" message pops up on the screen

Step 4: Once you see the below screen, click "Repair your Computer". Alternatively, press "R".

Step 5: Hover your mouse to select Troubleshoot, and then select Command Prompt

Step 6: Type the command bootrec /FixMbr when the Command screen appears.

Step 7: Press the "Enter" key after each command to move to the next step.

Step 8: Once Command Prompt steps are over, type "Exit", and hit "Enter".

Step 9: Do not forget to remove the DVD/USB drive.

  • If the installation disc is unavailable, follow the steps:

Step 1: Start with rebooting your PC.

Step 2: Immediately press "Shift" and "F8" simultaneously.

Step 3: Select the "Troubleshoot" option at the "Choose an option" prompt.

Step 4: Type the command bootrec /FixMbr when the Command screen appears.

Step 5: Press "Enter".

Solution 2: Check Power Cables & Remove Any External Devices.

The damaged power cord can cause the Windows to stop booting up &the power supply is interrupted. It is advisable to remove all external devices from the computer before doing anything:

Step 1: Turn off the Windows device.

Step 2: Disconnect it from the power source. Check the power cord for any visible sign of wear and tear. If so, replace it before plugging it back on. If it looks healthy, perform the following steps.

Step 3: Remove all connected devices like microphones, USB devices, webcam, dongles, and other electronic accessories one by one.

Step 4: Power on the device to try again. 

Solution 3: Check your disk with the CHKDSK utility:

Let's understand this final step in our efforts to remove the error code 0xc000000f. We use the CHKDSK utility when the Hard drive's file composition is disturbed. Let's look at the simple steps:

Step 1: Use the Windows install disc to boot the computer.

Step 2: After selecting proper language, time, and keyboard input, select Repair your computer.

Step 3: Choose the Windows installation drive - C:\, and hit "Next".

Step 4: When the System Recovery Options box appears on the screen, choose Command Prompt and type "chkdsk C: /f"


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