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    Addison is offline New Member
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    Default Windows 10 PC major corruption & multiple problems

    Windows 10 crashes on startup.

    1. From an installation disk, I have tried automatic startup repair which did nothing.
    2. Sfc /scannow from an admin command prompt returns windows resource protection could not perform the requested operation.
    3. Chkdsk does nothing.
    4. The Restore point thing failed.
    5. I decided to give in and reset the PC keeping files, but that failed. Stating "the drive windows is installed in is locked".

    Doing a "list volume" on diskpart in cmd only lists volume 0, with the letter F. No C drive anywhere. Listing disk partitions returned nothing as well.

    I am quickly running out of options and sanity, and don't know who or where to ask. Please help.

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    You seem to have tried it all. Disconnect your peripherals, disable your security software if you can and Run DISM and see if that helps: Run DISM to repair Windows System Image in Windows 10

    Repair MBR and see.

    Also see: The drive where Windows is installed is locked Windows 10

    Else a repair or a reinstall using an installation media seems to be the only option.

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