Windows 10: "The drive where windows is installed is locked." Help.

Discus and support "The drive where windows is installed is locked." Help. in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; Ok , so yesterday when I was starting my PC, I accidentally leaned on the Ctrl and Home keys. Then it came up "Reboot and Select proper Boot device.... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by Limao, Oct 22, 2015.

  1. Limao Win User

    "The drive where windows is installed is locked." Help.


    Ok , so yesterday when I was starting my PC, I accidentally leaned on the Ctrl and Home keys. Then it came up "Reboot and Select proper Boot device. Insert Boot Media in selected Boot device and press a key." So I rebooted and put in my Windows 10 USB and when I go to repair Windows it says that "The drive where windows is installed is locked."

    I have tried :

    "Bootrec /fixMBRbootrec /fixBoot
    bootrec /rebuildBCD"

    "bcdboot c:/windows /s /v"

    Everything that can repair my computer on the USB

    Nothing seems to work and I don't want to factory reset because then I'd lose 10 months of work that I need. Help?

    EDIT: I've tried sfc /scannow and It says that my computer needs to be rebooted with Windows.

    :)
     
    Limao, Oct 22, 2015
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  2. Lumia " The Future is Here "

    This is a support forum, not a complaints department.

    I suggest you directly submit your complaints about hardware to Nokia and software to Microsoft.



    Also it often helps to read reviews when switching platforms to make sure it suits your needs. From what you've said the Lumia 820 clearly doesn't suit you.
     
    psychomania---01, Oct 22, 2015
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  3. fonero Win User
    Lumia " The Future is Here "

    psychomania: This is a support forum, not a complaints department.



    psychomania: Also it often helps to read reviews when switching platforms to make sure it suits your needs. From what you've said the Lumia 820 clearly doesn't suit you.



    What RSXforever wrote was a kind of review, that can help other people to judge, if Lumia is the right phone for them.
     
    fonero, Oct 22, 2015
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  4. mdmike52 Win User

    "The drive where windows is installed is locked." Help.

    I have same or similar problem. One drive of raid array got loose connection during updates. Fixed that. Now start button does not work and trying to repair/reset windows says "drive containing windows is LOCKED. Cannot repair windows> How to unlock drive?
     
    mdmike52, Oct 22, 2015
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