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hp pavillion 15-p207tx
Microsoft Windows 8.1 (64-bit)
I am having this problem and my hard drive has passed the UEFI test . do i need to open my laptop and check my hard drive connection . as i have tried all the steps and none of them is working
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sudhanshukumar

 

Since the PC passed the UEFI test, the drive should be OK -- which implies this is a Windows problem.

 

You will need access to a working PC for this step in order to create the media needed to repair your PC boot loader.

Once you have that, please download and create Win10 install media from this link: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10/media-creation-tool-install?ocid=ms_wol_win10

Yes ... I know that is for Win10, but it uses the same generation boot loader as Win8x, so it can be used to do boot loader repairs for Win8x as well as for Win10.

Boot from the media you created, and follow the directions in this link:  http://www.windowswally.com/how-to-fix-error-code-0xc0000185/

You will probably have to run Startup Repair three times for it to fix all the boot loader problems.

When done, your PC should boot OK.

 

Good Luck
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I didn't understand that i will have to run startup repair 3 times and yes one more thing i dont want to boot any OS in my laptop
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The MS repair tool only repairs one problem at a time, and since boot issues can involved up to three different problems, in most cases, you have to run the repair three times.

 

You obviously can NOT repair the boot loader while running it -- so you have to boot from a CD, DVD, or USB stick to do the repair.  If you're not willing to do that, you can't repair the problem.  Simple as that.

 

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This wont change my OS to windows 10??
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