Windows won't boot after removing hard drive

By zandril
Aug 18, 2016
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  1. Hey everyone I ran into a massive problem today. My cousins laptop died on her so I plugged the hard drive into my computer to save same of her files for her after I unplugged the drive my computer will no longer boot. I pretty much get a windows error 0xc00021a. I tried a couple of things I found on the net but nothing seems to work. The windows 10 troubleshooter that comes up after the failed boot won't even let me reset. Any help would be greatly appreciated thanks.
  2. electromagnetic

    electromagnetic TS Booster Posts: 208

    Need more info, Need more info, Need more info.
    What laptop is it and what motherboard is it?
    Reset the CMOS battery.:cool:
  3. JamesandBennie

    JamesandBennie TS Booster Posts: 170   +14

    Yes , more info . continue to show us your cousin's laptop and yours . also motherboard info etc... screenshot

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