error 0xc000098 when booting GPT UEFI windows 10


I have been working on it all day to fix this issue. After looking everywhere and trying all solutions I decided to do a fresh restart by rebuilding my EFI partition.

I have done this by removing first all partitions except my windows partition. after that created a new partition using:

create partition refi size=260

then formatted it to fat32.

I used Diskpart detail partition to get the GUID. This was correct for a EFI partition.
After that I copied all boot files into the new partition with:
bcdboot d:/windows /s C: /f ALL

Checked the newly copied files inside the directory and they looked fine

But when I try to boot it will stay on the windows splash screen forever with the white dots spinning. When I restart It gives me the error message 0xc0000098.

Someone know what I have done wrong?



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Looks dead on arrival.

I haven't seen W10 boot and run (remember I disregard hacks or Corp versions) on FAT32. So that step looks like it would fail right there.

If you want to clone a partition, do that as file copies would miss the boot areas.

No, I am not offering support to fix this. It looks dead on arrival and stinky. Something like a tar pit which I won't go near.

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Not dead just not bootable
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Drive C: here on ALL W10 machines

Is not FAT32. What you did appears to be something you made up. Find a Microsoft article to support your method. I didn't find one. As such I'm calling it dead as in, why should it work?

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Let's get to something documented.

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