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How to Fix HP Error Code 0xc0000225?

Published on April 10th, 2022

The hp error code 0xc0000225 is a Windows error code that indicates that the system has failed to start because the required system partition is missing or corrupt. This can happen if the boot partition is deleted, corrupted, or if the system is unable to find the boot partition. This error can also occur if the boot sector is damaged or if the Boot Configuration Data (BCD) is missing or corrupt.

Other common searches for this error include:

  • hp p2-1394 error code 0xc0000225
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1. Use the Windows Recovery Environment to run a startup repair

To use the Windows Recovery Environment to run a startup repair, first open the Start screen, type “recovery”, and then press Enter. Next, select “Startup Repair” from the list of results. On the “Startup Repair” screen, click “Next”. On the “Startup Repair” screen, click “Browse”. On the “Select Startup File” screen, locate the startup file that you want to repair, and then click “Open”. On the “Startup Repair” screen, click “Next”. On the “Select Computer” screen, click the computer account of the computer on which you want to run the startup repair. On the “Select Action” screen, click “Run”. On the “Repair Your Computer” screen, click “Next”. On the “Repair Your Computer” screen, click “Finish”. After the startup repair is complete, you can restart the computer.

2. Use the Windows Recovery Environment to run a system restore

  1. Boot your Windows 7 or 8 PC into the Recovery Environment by pressing F8 immediately after you power on your computer.
  2. Select "Windows Recovery Environment" from the boot menu.
  3. If you have more than one hard drive, select the one you want to use for your system restore.
  4. Click on the "Create a system restore point" button.
  5. Name your restore point and click on the "Create" button.
  6. Choose the time frame you want your restore point to cover and click on the "Create" button.
  7. Click on the "Exit Recovery Environment" button when you are finished.
  8. Restart your computer to finish the system restore.

3. Use the Windows Recovery Environment to run a memory diagnostic test

  1. Boot your computer into the Windows Recovery Environment (Windows RE).
  2. Choose the "memory" option in the main menu.
  3. Choose the "diagnose" option.
  4. Choose the "memory test" option.
  5. Choose the "run test" option.
  6. Choose the "memory test type" option.
  7. Select the appropriate memory test.
  8. Click the "start" button.
  9. Wait for the test to finish.
  10. Choose the "exit" option to leave the Windows Recovery Environment.

4. Use the Windows Recovery Environment to run a virus scan

  1. Access the Recovery Environment by pressing the Windows key + R on the keyboard.
  2. Type "recovery" in the search bar and press Enter.
  3. On the Recovery Environment screen, click on the Disk Cleanup icon.
  4. On the Disk Cleanup window, click on the VirusScan icon.
  5. On the VirusScan window, click on the Scan Now button.
  6. On the VirusScan Results screen, click on the Fix Errors button.
  7. On the Fix Errors screen, click on the Next button.
  8. On the Repair Options screen, click on the Repair button.
  9. On the Repair Options screen, click on the Finish button.

Some users might also have success with the following opitons:

  1. Use the Windows Recovery Environment to run a disk cleanup
  2. Use the Windows Recovery Environment to run a chkdsk
  3. Use the Windows Recovery Environment to run a sfc