Unable to Boot ANY Windows Media


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I am unable to boot any Windows media.

Background:

My machine had been running Win 7 and Win 10 without problems. During an update of Win 10 it crashed with a BSOD - "Your System Needs Repair - errorcode 0xC0000225". The update had copied about 60% of the files and went into a reboot. Then the BSOD. Since then I can not boot ANY windows media.

Boot Attempts:

HDD - Win10 x64 = BSOD
HDD - Win 7 x64 = BSOD
DVD - Win 10 Installer x64 = BSOD
DVD - Win 10 Installer x86 = Hang with Win logo
DVD - Win 10 Repair Disk x86 = Hang with Win logo
DVD - Win 7 Repair Disk x64 = BSOD
DVD - Win 10 PSE Rescue Disk x64 from Kyhi = BSOD
DVD - Win 10 PSE Rescue Disk x86 from Kyhi = Hang with Win logo
DVD - Original Win 10 Install disk from June 2016 - BSOD
USB Bootable Drive - Win 10 x86 Bootable USB Drive = Hang with Win logo

* All media were tested on another machine and will load.
* Confirmed the media is actually the booting device in each case.
* The machine has 2 optical drives, both drives were tried


What Does Work:
Memtest86+ - 11 passes with no errors (ran for 1:44 hours)
Memtest - Multiple passes with no errors

SlackoPuppy (a version of PuppyLinux) (both 32 bit and 64 bit versions) load and run fine. I can read the file structure of the bootable HDD. I can read my Data drive and transfer contents to a USB drive. Using SlackoPuppy, which has a Firefox Web Browser, I can connect to the internet and everything works. I copied my data onto a USB drive for use on a backup system The data is intact.

What I have tried:

* I removed 2 GB of memory making it a 4GB machine to rule out high memory problems.
* I purchased a new HDD, disconnected all other HDDs. So the configurations is virgin HDD (which is recognized by BIOS), 2 optical drives, USB ports. Still I get the BSOD when booting from DVD.
* I have looked at the BIOS settings countless times to insure the settings are proper.
* I performed a factory reset of the BIOS.
* I have looked for solutions for BSOD - "Your System Needs Repair - error code 0xC0000225". Most start with booting from an install disk or a repair disk. My system will boot no Windows disks. Or they go into repairing the MBR, etc. I have a virgin HDD nothing is on it.
* Changed BIOS setting for SATA drives from IDE to AHCI. Still BSOD.
* I contacted MS Level 2 support. They can provide no assistance until I can boot a Windows disk. They offer no suggestion to what error code 0xC0000225 is pointing to.
* I have found no definitive definition of error code 0XC0000225. It seems to cover a very broad spectrum of problems.

Any help is greatly appreciated.
 
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Have you attempted an install with the system down to bare bones?
Only a single monitor, a wired USB keyboard and a wired USB Mouse?
No peripherals attached, not even a USB printer, no USB dongles supporting any peripherals (wireless USB network adapters, wireless keyboard and or mouse adapters).
 
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Trouble,

Yes, Those boot attempts i listed were bare bones. Current configuration is wired KB, mouse, 2 optical drives, floppy, display and a virgin HDD. I even tried with NO HDDs connected.

I am guessing it is a MOBO issue but I have found no issues. I wish I could find that one guy in MS responsible for the code throwing the error code to understand what the code is detecting and flagging as an error.
 

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