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Windows Win10 install, 0xc0000102

Discussion in 'Tech Support' started by Andersen, 11 Sep 2019.

  1. Andersen

    Andersen Brain for hire

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    Hola

    New PC, new problem.

    Finally got to install, well try to, Win10. Problem is the process stops at "your pc/device needs to be repaired" with error code 0xc0000102. Nowadays I'm more familiar with server hardware than desktops so I'm kinda stumped.

    Made the USB stick installer using official media creation tool, if that matters.

    Specs:
    i9 9900K
    Asus Prime Z390-A
    HyperX Predator 32GB 3000MHz DDR4 CL15 DIMM Memory Kit
    Samsung 970 Evo Plus 500GB
    Samsung 970 Evo 1TB
    Seagate Barracuda 4x1TB
    GTX 770 (temporary, popping in a GTX 1070 later)
    EVGA Supernova G2 850W
     
  2. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    IIRC - Disconnect all the drives, save for the one you intend to install windows on to, install, then reconnect the rest of the drives.

    From what i remember its one of those errors where it throws a fit because it's looking for/expecting the bootloader/system partitions to be on a partiuclar drive, and they're not there.
     
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  3. Andersen

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    I'll give that a go, cheers

    Just a note: happens pretty much immediately after the installer starts. Get the logo, spinny balls and ta-da 0xc0000102.
     
  4. Andersen

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    Damnit, wasn't it. There's only that smaller SSD attached and same result.
     
  5. Jeff Hine

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    Just a thought: try stripping everything back to just the CPU & RAM to see what you get in the BIOS -- the common factor seems to be those parts & if they aren't getting seen correctly...
     
  6. Sentinel-R1

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    Unless I'm misunderstanding you, this wouldn't work. The blue screen is a Windows stop error, so removing all SSD's and going into the BIOS/UEFI wouldn't achieve anything.
     
  7. Jeff Hine

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    Might be a way of determining if the mainboard or CPU are at fault...
     
  8. Sentinel-R1

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    If you can get into the BIOS/UEFI and it's showing correct CPU/RAM information, I'm guessing it's not at fault.... and because the OP is able to set 'Boot from USB Device', I'm assuming that he can get into the BIOS just fine.

    It might be a RAID/AHCI setting that needs checking in there though.
     
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  9. Fingers66

    Fingers66 Kiwi in London

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    Also make sure that you don't have a partition already on the target SSD, I have seen Windows 10 installs flip out if they see a previous partition (MBR or GPT) already on the drive. Delete every partition present on the SSD, use diskpart if you need to.
     
  10. Andersen

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    At the moment there's CPU, graphics card, memories and that smaller SSD connected. Mouse and keyboard as well.

    Sentinel, you might have a good point about AHCI. I'll have a looksee when I get home. Just got to work and not able to head home until after 8pm.
     
  11. Andersen

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    Its a fresh drive, no partitions or anything.
     
  12. Andersen

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    Erm

    10 is happily installing. Wanna know what I did? Yeah you wanna know.

    Updated BIOS. Such an amateur mistake to forget that step.
     
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