How to fix HP Notebook Error Code 0xc0000225

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This is a common error which is displayed when the user tries to boot the system. The problem is associated with BIOS and appears as the message ‘an unexpected error has occurred’. When the system files are corrupted, you may witness this message while booting the system.

There are several methods you can try to recover from this error. To recover the corrupted files, either choose automatic repair or run a disk check. Here are the suggested solutions you can implement for the 0xc0000225 error code:

  1. Try to run the automatic repair

The automatic repair tools are available to solve some common error codes displayed while booting the system. For automatically repairing the error code, follow the instructions given below:

  • Switch off your system
  • Insert the installation media such as USD cable or flash in the system
  • Restart the system
  • Press any functional key to boot the system and select the language
  • Click on Repair your computer and select the option Troubleshoot
  • In Troubleshoot, choose Advanced Options
  • Choose Automatic Repair and wait for the process
  • Restart your system when the repair process is completed
  1. Choose command prompt for solving this issue

The command prompt method can be beneficial in solving such error codes. This system smartly repairs the damaged or corrupted files. Here are the steps you can follow for command prompt repair:

  • Insert system’s OS installation disk in the drive
  • Restart your PC and press any key
  • Choose the desired language and select Repair my computer
  • Select troubleshooter -> Advanced options ->Command prompt
  • In the command prompt, type diskpart and press enter
  • Select the option labelled ESP and press enter
  • Assign a letter to volume and press enter again
  • Choose exit and move back to cmd
  • Now type “ bcdC:\windows/s Z:/f UEFI ” and press enter
  • Open the UEFI boot files
  • Restart your system and the error might get solved
  1. Rebuild the Boot Configuration Data

Faulty or damaged BCD can also cause this error and thus, we have a step by step process to solve this error. You will need to enter the command prompt to solve this error.

Follow the steps given below:

  • Insert system’s OS installation disk in the drive
  • Restart your PC and press any key
  • Choose the desired language and select Repair my computer
  • Select troubleshooter -> Advanced options ->Command prompt
  • Enter the commands given below one by one after pressing enter in the command prompt:
  • bootrec/ scanos
  • bootrec/ fixmbr
  • bootrec/ fixboot
  • bootrec/ rebuildbcd

When all the commands run successfully, restart your pc and the error will resolve.

  1. Mark active partition

One of the options to resolve this error is to mark the partition as active, you will also need to use the command prompt for resolving this error. Follow the steps given below:

  • Insert system’s OS installation disk in the drive
  • Restart your PC and press any key
  • Choose the desired language and select Repair my computer
  • Select troubleshooter -> Advanced options ->Command prompt

Now type:

disk part

list disk

After these commands, identify and enter the disk you want to reformat. Type the commands:

Select disk (disk number)

List partition

Then type:

Select partition (your disk number)

Activate

Restart your system and check if the error is gone.

  1. Disable early launch anti-malware protection

Sometimes, the anti-malwares can cause such error codes. Disable the early launch of such malwares to prevent the error code. Follow the steps given below:

  • Put the system’s OS installation disk
  • Restart the system
  • Select language option
  • Select Repair my computer
  • Follow Troubleshooter ->Advanced -> Startup settings
  • Click on Disable early launch of anti-malware protection

You can also delete the empty partition if you face this error code constantly. For this, move to control panel -> manage your computer settings. Search the empty partition and delete it.

These are the available and promising options you can choose for resolving the error code. Try these different methods and restart once you are done with the repair process. If the error doesn’t get resolved by these steps, it might be due to a hardware failure.

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