Windows 10 Error 0x0000225 Troubleshooting Instructions


0x0000225 error occurs shortly after Windows boot interval. It indicates a problem with the operating system files and components.

Download Diagnostic

You’re just 3 steps away from fixing this problem…

1. Download and install the Diagnostic

2. Run full scan

3. Perform system clean-up & repair

Estimated download time: 10 Seconds

What is Diagnostic? How does it work?

Update Device Drivers

In most of the cases reported, this issue was caused due to outdated device drivers – software that facilitate communication between your operating system and hardware. Update the device drivers using the Free Wise Driver Care. Restart your computer after successful completion.

Troubleshoot BCD

1. Repair the Boot Configuration Data (BCD) as your boot files are corrupted.

2. Restart your computer/ laptop; press F2 or Delete key repeatedly until the BIOS Setup screen appears.

3. Go to the Boot tab and change Boot Order as follows:

  • First Boot Device: DVD/ CD-ROM Drive
  • Second Boot Device: Hard Disk Drive


4. Save the changes; exit the screen.

5. Your computer will restart automatically. Select a date, time and currency format, and then click Next.


6. Click the Repair your computer link on the Welcome page of the setup wizard.


7. Click Troubleshoot option in the subsequent page.

8. Click Advanced Options | Automatic Repair.

9. The repair process may take longer time. Do not close it.

Perform Automatic Repair

Perform automatic repair using the Windows installation disc. Use several command lines given below:

1. Press Windows Key + X; choose Command Prompt (Admin).

2. Execute below commands:

  • bootrec /scanos
  • bootrec /rebuildbcd
  • bootrec /fixmbr
  • bootrec /fixboot


3. After successful completion, please restart the computer.

Free Up 10s of GBs of Disk Space!