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how to fix computer error

I have a Lenovo U530, recently converted to Windows 10, now I get a blue screen with the error Inaccessible_boot_device. What is the best way to fix?

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No need to fix.

Windows 10 laptops were just shipped so well inside warranty. Let them fix it.

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Lenovo U530

Sorry - It is not a new computer - about 20 months old. Upgraded from Windows 8.1 to 10. Now I have the error.

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Inaccessible_boot_device

That error is all over the web. So I can't add more than to try what folk have done in the past to correct it. For me I usually remove the 1TB HDD for later file recovery, pop in a new HDD or SSD and reinstall the OS of the owner's choice. The old HDD is then put into some USB case so the owner can drag out files if the the HDD still works.

I never try to repair a non-booting HDD since 100% of the time the owner didn't backup. HDDs are cheaper than the shop fees for data recovery.

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How to fix INACCESSIBLE BOOT DEVICE error in Windows 10
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can try this
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That's like you thew a toolbox at them. Painful.

Tell them what to do with all that.

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Reference.

Hello,

Have found article about inaccesible boot device issue in Windows 10 included some ways how to solve it.
Here are a few suggestions you can try to resolve the issue. See what applies in your case:

1. If you think a boot device may at fault, you may need to edit the boot options.

2. Remove any recently added hardware.

3. Check if the disk firmware version is incompatible with Windows 10. If not, you may need to update to the latest firmware version.

4. If you recently added a driver, restart your computer, enter Advanced Boot Options menu, select the Last Known Good Configuration option. You may boot Windows 10 into Safe Mode and try a system restore or a Rollback.

5. If you think the cause could be hard disk corruption, Run Chkdsk /f /r on the system partition. If you cannot boot into Windows, use the Recovery Console and run Chkdsk /r or run Chkdsk from the Repair Console.

6. If you just upgraded to Windows 10 and then you are seeing this error, then, download and use Media Creation Tool, using another computer and save it to a USB device. Use it to perform a clean install, by clicking on the setup file or booting from the USB. If you are asked for a product key, click on Skip this step. Windows 10 will activate itself, when you sign in with your Microsoft account.

7. If nothing works, you may have to fresh-install your earlier vis Windows 8.1 or Windows 7 operating system, activate it, upgrade to Windows 10, activate it and then clean install Windows 10 using ISO.

Have a blissful day!

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Who wrote the article ?

Credit should be given to the author.

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This looked like what's at this web link.
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Exactly.

The link you provided is where I found out the article.

Credit to the author of the article.
He is Anand Khanse aka HappyAndyK, Admin of TheWindowsClub.com.

Thank you.

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