Are you seeing the error code 0xc000000d while booting up your Windows 10 computer? If you are seeing the error code then there is a problem with Windows boot drive. Don’t worry, you can easily solve this issue by rebuilding Boot Configuration Data (BCD). Follow this fix where you have to execute some commands and the problem will be over in no time.
In these types of cases, when your computer encounters a fatal flaw, Automatic Repair windows pop up spontaneously.
But, in case if the Automatic Repair doesn’t open automatically, you have to open the window manually-
1. Make sure your computer is turned ‘Off”.
2. Now, start your computer, and as soon as the manufacturer’s logo (like- Dell, HP, etc) is visible, press and hold the power key for 3-4 seconds to force shutdown your device.
3. Keep repeating this process of start-force shutdown-start 3 times and at 4th time let your computer start normally.
You will see the Automatic Repair window.
Fix- Rebuild BCD directory-
Rebuilding the BCD on your computer will fix the issue.
1. At first, click on “Advanced options“.
2. In Choose an option window, click on “Troubleshoot“.
3. In the Troubleshoot window, click on “Advanced options“.
4. In the Advanced options window, click on the “Command Prompt“.
5. In Command Prompt window, copy-paste these commands one by one and hit Enter after each of them execute these.
bootrec /fixmbr bootrec /fixboot
6. Now, to export the backup, copy-paste this command and then hit Enter.
bcdedit /export C:\BCD_Backup
[Important: Replace “C:” with the drive letter of Windows installation drive on your computer]
7. Again, copy-paste these commands one-by-one in Command Prompt and hit Enter after each of them to re-build the BCD directory.
attrib c:\boot\bcd -h -r -s ren c:\boot\bcd bcd.old bootrec /RebuildBcd
[Important: Replace “C:” in the commands with the drive letter of Windows installation drive on your computer.]
8. Press “A” from your keyboard when you will be prompted ‘Add installation to boot list‘.
When you see “The operation completed successfully.” message, close Command Prompt window.
9. Coming back to Choose an option window, click on “Turn off your PC” to shut down the computer.
10. Wait for a while.
Now, start your computer and it will boot up Windows 10 normally.
Your problem will be fixed for sure.
Sambit is a Mechanical Engineer By qualification who loves to write about Windows 10 and solutions to weirdest possible problems.