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Windows 8 BCD problem

kirret asked
Last Modified: 2015-07-03
I have Windows 8 and I got the light blue screen that said Recovery The Boot Configuration Data file is missing some required information.
Error code 0x0000000d
It just happened overnight, the laptop was OK Monday night, but failed to load Tuesday morning.

What I've done up to now:
To load an OEM Windows 8 disk I've gone and changed the UEFI boot option to Legacy and now the DVD is loading. I've loaded it up and gone into Troubleshoot - Advanced Options - Command Prompt and tried these:

bootrec /rebuildbcd - It returned with this text:

"Scanning all disks for Windows installation". It then found 1 Windows installation and then it asked me to press (Y) so it can be added to the boot list. I pressed Y and it returned with a message that "The requested system device cannot be found"

I then googled that reply and found this place: https://neosmart.net/wiki/bootrec/#bootrec_RebuildBcd_doesn8217t_work

I followed it but it failed on the first step:
The store export operation has failed.
The requested system device cannot be found.

It seems like it can't find the C-drive, but while in CMD I've loaded up the C-drive and can browse through all folders etc on this hard drive, so it can't be that the drive has failed.

Any help would be much appreciated.

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