Stop error 0xc0000225 on P2V’d Windows 2008 R2

I have P2V a windows 2008 R2, from Xenserver to vmware.

But after the first good boot, it come with: Status: 0xc0000225, Info: The boot selection failed because a required device is inaccessible.

The machine will startup just fine one time, first i thougt it was the uninstall of XenServer tools?.
So i try to remove the Xenserver tools, before the P2V, but again i godt 0xC000225 error again.

I then google it, and found this post:, and the fix was pretty simple:

  • Mount the Windows 2008 R2DVD in VMware and boot the virtual machine, with CDRom boot at the first boot device.
  • Hit any key to boot from the CDRrom.
  • At the first screen of the installation (Language Selection), you can hit Shift-F10 to get a command prompt.
  • Type Regedit at the command prompt.
  • Loaded hive HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE (which mounts as a sub-hive)
    1. Highlight HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    2. File > Load Hive
    3. Select < c: > \Windows\System32\config\system (name it something like “qwerty”)
  • Expand HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\qwerty\ControlSet001\Services\intelide
  • Change the data for value “Start” from “3” to “0”.
  • File > Unload Hive.
  • Exit regedit.
  • Reboot the VM.


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