PC Error 0xc00000e9


This error is caused due to hardware issues. It might indicate a problem while communicating with your HDD and PC.

Status: 0xc00000e9

Info: An unexpected I/O error has occurred.

Download the Diagnostic

There are certain situations when missing entries in your registry and registry corruption causes this problem. Try running a registry scan to identify if there are any such issues.

  1. Click the button below to download and install the Diagnostic
  2. Perform a Registry scan and fix any problems detected.
  3. Restart your computer.

Estimated Download Time: 10 Seconds

Disconnect USB Cords

Turn off your PC and then disconnect all USB cords connected to your PC, including USB mouse, USB keyboard, USB flash drive, USB mobile to PC connector, Printer USB cable, and so on. Start the computer again.

Change the Port

Disconnect the newly connected hardware and try plugging into another port. A malfunctioning port may have caused PC error 0xc00000e9.

Fix Startup Issues

Using the repair computer option on the first page of the Windows installation wizard, fix the startup issues. This process might take longer time, and your computer should work fine after a restart. Your computer must be configured to boot inserted Windows Setup DVD-ROM/ USB flash drive first; to run the installer wizard.

Restore PC to an Earlier Point of Time

By choosing to repair you PC during Windows setup, there will be several diagnostic options. Click the “System Restore” icon, and then select a restore point before one week.


Restore CMOS Defaults

Set the default settings for your CMOS by opening that screen using F2 or Delete key, and then choosing the option to set defaults from the Exit menu.

Repair the Disk

Using the Check Disk tool analyze all drives/ partition of your hard disk for bad sectors. Fix file system errors on disk drives. The process might take longer time.


Use Last Known Good Configuration

In earlier versions of Windows, by pressing the F8 key before the boot process, you get a screen to choose several options including Safe Mode, Load Last Known Good Configurations, and so on. Use the latter to successfully boot your machine.


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