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Windows File System Troubleshooting by MVP Andrew Bettany, MVP Mike Halsey

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© Mike Halsey and Andrew Bettany 2015
Andrew Bettany and Mike HalseyWindows File System Troubleshooting10.1007/978-1-4842-1016-1_7

7. Troubleshooting the Windows Boot Files

Mike Halsey and Andrew Bettany2
(1)
Microsoft MVP, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, UK
(2)
Microsoft MVP, York, North Yorkshire, UK
 
Having a PC that won’t boot is one of the most frustrating and worrisome problems anyone can encounter. With other PC and Windows issues, it’s usually clear what the problem is: a software package not working or a misconfigured network connection. When the PC won’t boot, however, you’re left completely in the dark as to the cause, which can be anything from corrupt boot files to a hardware failure.
Fortunately, PC hardware is extremely resilient and long-lasting ...

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