This error generally caused due to hard disk or related more to memory space issues, while you will encounter this error after installing any update or updating to newer OS version. After completing the installation process and while starting windows its shows error message “Recovery, There was a problem with a device Connected to this PC”. Furthermore, you could read “An unexpected I/O error has occurred, Error code:0xc00000e9”. This error can also be caused due to listed reasons:
- Damaged or unplugged hard-disk.
- Windows update.
- Corrupted registry files.
- Outdates Pc Drivers.
- Incomplete installation
Fix Error Code 0xc00000e9 in Windows 10
These can be the reasons causing this error code 0xc00000e9, our development team has provided the safe and secure fixes for each issue. You need to try each of the issue-fixes if you are not aware of the cause.
First, check the hard-disk connections, and make sure they are connected properly and there are no dust particles in between the connections. After checking this restart the installation process and check if this error code 0xc00000e9 is fixed or not, if not move ahead for given fixes.
Open command prompt, enter “chkdsk c”.
Enter this command without double quotes and press enter in the windows, then type “/ f /r /x” this command to ensure the check and verification and also to fix and recover the bad space in the memory. This will fix the disk issues and recover the bad space in the memory as well, let the changes take place and restart the system. After restarting windows, check the update process again and see if the error code 0x80070020 is fixed or not.
Pending Windows updates
If there are any pending update in the windows settings > update and security > update, check if there are pending updates and if any then update and check if this error code 0xc00000e9 is fixed or not.
Repair corrupted system files
- Open a command prompt.
- Enter sfc /scanner in the prompt window.
The system will automatically initiate a scan process where all the system files will be checked and found out the corrupted one if there is any corrupted file then it will be displayed and get repaired on its own by replacing the specific file by another using cache memory. The system needs a restart to make the changes takes place and after that, this error code 0xc00000e9 should be fixed, if not jump to another solution.
Outdated Pc Drivers
Check in the device manager as well if any of the installed drivers needs attention or require an update. These process may be blocking you to access some part of the system to keep them updated and doesn’t let them block your process. Resolving these issues will help you to fix the error code 0xc00000e9 and continue your process.
Reset and Restore Pc
If all the above fixes are not helpful and besides these, any of the other available fixes are not working/helpful for you, then you must reset the windows and restore it to the default version saved by you earlier. This will help you to restore the windows and get all the default working files in the directory and then try to update it again, follow these steps to reset pc:
- Open windows settings.
- Move to update and security > recovery> reset this pc.
Follow the instructions and choose the steps wisely, all the data saved can be filtered and it is referred to save your data before this process and then do a clean wipe out and get a newly updated window. Now you can check the update process and continue it again and check if this error code 0xc00000e9 is fixed or not, though these are the possible fixes which may help you to resolve this error code 0xc00000f easily and get your work done.