windows bootup problem 0XC0000225 on macbook pro

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by winger1998, Jan 1, 2014.

  1. winger1998 macrumors newbie

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    Hello,

    My macbook pro is having problem booting into windows now. It is getting this 0XC0000225 at startup. I have searched online and couldnt find any working solution.

    I have recently updated the macbook to 10.9, right after the update everything is working ok, and I was able to boot into windows with no problem... but I was wondering if I can revert back to 10.6, so I restored back to 10.6 via time machine... the restore was ok on the OSX side, but now I cannot get windows7 to bootup, and the bootcamp partition cannot be accessd & mounted in OSX neither. The bootcamp partition cannot be found as startup disk in preference, but the windows icon does show up on powerup with alt-option key pressed.

    I have tried using the windows7 DVD to do a startup repair. But again, it didnt work because the bootcamp partition cannot be detected by the installation DVD.

    Both fdisk & gdisk results dont show any problem.

    Is there is any way to get this problem fixed without having to re-install windows again? Really frustrating now...


    winger
     
  2. jenzjen macrumors 68000

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  3. winger1998 thread starter macrumors newbie

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  4. adityavyas macrumors newbie

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    I'm having the same problem. How did you fix yours? I'm not able to do anything atm can't even go back to Mac OSX :confused:
     
  5. kfscoll macrumors 65816

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    I ran into this exact issue on my nMP and found the solution here. In Step 3.3 you're looking for the small FAT32 partition not necessarily the partition labeled "ESP."
     

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