How to Fix INACCESSIBLE_BOOT_DEVICE Error in Windows 10

The error INACCESSIBLE_BOOT_DEVICE is one of the common errors where you get blue screen on your computer. You may get this error at the time of Windows Startup. The error often arises when you are upgrading your OS to Windows 10. The causes for this error include faulty Windows packages or disk controller drivers. It can also cause due to errors in hard drivers.


Well, there are solutions to resolve this problem on your own and we will learn the solution in this article so that next time you get this error you can handle it well.


Enter the Safe Mode and try restarting your PC

Start your Windows 10 in Safe mode and then you can restart the Windows in normal mode. This is one of the easy and effective solutions that can do wonders for you.

Disconnect the external devices

The error sometimes arises when a particular device or devices do not support the system. If you have additional storage devices connected to your system simply unplug them. This solution works well if the error exists while resetting your Windows 10 or when you upgrade your Windows version to Windows 10.

Uninstall if there are any installed packages

The error can occur due to the Windows packages installed on your system. Actually Windows packages get installed automatically without any notifications in case you have set Windows Update to get installed automatically. In order to resolve the error INACCESSIBLE_BOOT_DEVICE you just need to check out the older installed packages and then uninstall them.

To boot Windows 10 normally you will need to head to Repair and then make use of DISM command to properly uninstall the old packages installed.

You can accomplish the task by following the steps given below

Make sure your computer is OFF

Press- Power button to switch on our computer and Hold down the Power button till your computer shuts down for nearly 5 seconds. Repeat the process 2 or more times till you get the message Preparing Automatic Repair.

Now wait for some time and let Windows check your PC.

Click- Advanced Options and system will reach the Windows RE screen.

On the screen- Windows RE click- Troubleshoot

On the screen troubleshoot click- Advance options

Click- Command Prompt

Run the command- dir to figure out the drive that is installed on your system.

Run command – Dism /Image:X:\ /Get-Packages to get the details of the packages installed on your system.

This command will show you the list of packages that are installed on your system. You can find out the packages with their installation date and uninstall them accordingly.

The command – dism.exe /image:d:\ /remove-package /packagename:Package_for_KB4014329~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~ can help you delete the package.

After you have uninstalled the packages, reboot your PC to see if the error has been fixed.

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