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5/04/2013 08:37:00 PM
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The drive where windows is installed is locked,Unlock the drive solution
This problem will not let you to recover form this error &


                                                        Refreshing your PC will too not work  
                & will not let you to Reset your pc ,so do these steps for solving this problem
1. insert the windows 8/7 bootable dvd , or boot into recovery environment if you can

2. select keyboard US INTERNATIONAL , must or it will give problem writing  "\" ��


3. press SHIFT+F10 , to open command prompt

4. type these commands
 please click the link to view the commands
COMMANDS-Tiny code


done
��, enjoy �� ��  now you can boot into windows. 

comment if it solved ��


16 comments:

  1. It says the requested system device cannot be found after showin

    1]C:\Windows

    ReplyDelete
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    1. does my screenshot matches with yours, I mean does it says " Total Identified windows installation:1
      if it then press Y to continue,else please show the screenshots with your camera & upload it somewhere

      Delete
  2. yeah I'm getting the same thing...
    did you get that issue fixed?
    i did a disc check and it found errors but i can't fix them cause the drive is locked

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    1. I fixed mine with the same commands above please try that commands.

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  3. It cant find any installations of windows, it wont let me install it cos the drive is locked.. Help?

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    1. james, I cant help you like this,
      please upload screenshot of your commands & error to somewhere & paste link here,so I will able to say what is the problem & what can be its solution.

      Delete
  4. I tried the commands and after pressing 'y' I got this message - "The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process"

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    1. its may be because you are currently running windows os,you will have to same steps as described above, because its not getting Admin access & its currently in read only mode so,try above steps.

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    2. I got 'successfully scanned Windows installations.
      Total identified Windows installations:1
      [1] \\?\GLOBALROOT\ Device\Harddiskvolume5\Windows
      Add installation to boot list?
      When I type y it says "The requested system device cannot be found"

      Delete
  5. In first step when i typed bootrec /fixmbr, got the error "A device attached to the system is not functioning".
    Any Suggestion

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  6. I tried the command at first step but it says a device is not available

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  7. Entered the first command on commandline, getting error "A device attached to the system is not working"

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  8. type diskpart then type
    list disk
    then see if any disks are connected,if its connected
    then type
    list volume
    see how many volumes are connected,

    also check the cmd is running as admin or not

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  9. step one, complete
    step 2 it says element not found plz help!

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    1. What you cant even go to formatting th.system insert DVD then press any key when asked on reboot then gp to nect step

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