How to fix Windows Boot Manager error code 0xc000025?

Alton Alexander
By Alton AlexanderUpdated on June 4th, 2022

Error code 0xc000025 is a Windows error code that indicates a problem with the Boot Configuration Data (BCD) store. This error can be caused by a number of factors, including a corrupt or missing BCD, a corrupt or missing boot.ini file, or a corrupt or missing Ntldr file. This error can also be caused by a hardware issue, such as a faulty hard drive or a bad memory module.

1. Restart your computer and try again

  1. Restart your computer.
  2. If the error persists, try to troubleshoot the issue by following these steps:
  • Check if your computer is connected to the internet.
  • Check if your computer has the latest updates.
  • Try to restart your computer in Safe Mode.
  • Try to remove any recently installed programs.

2. Check for updates and install any available updates

  1. Under System, click on About phone.
  2. Under System updates, click on Check for updates.
  3. If any updates are available, they will be downloaded and installed.
  4. If an update is not available, the phone will return to the main screen.

3. Run the Windows System File Checker tool

  1. Start the Windows System File Checker tool by pressing the Windows key + X and selecting System File Checker from the list of tools.
  2. On the System File Checker window, click the Check for problems button.
  3. The System File Checker window will display a list of files that are potentially corrupt.
  4. Select the file that you want to check and click on the Check button.
  5. If the file is found to be corrupt, the System File Checker tool will display a message indicating the details of the corruption and provide a link to the online tool that can help fix the issue.

If you didn't find success with an option above, then try:

  1. Run the Windows Memory Diagnostic tool.
  2. Perform a clean startup of Windows.
  3. Perform a clean installation of Windows.