If you are unable to start Windows due to the locked message, here is what you need to do and how to unlock the system drive
– 10:01 p.m
(updated 11/19/2022 at 3:22 am)
When you turn on your computer, do you get a warning that the drive where Windows is installed is blocked? Well, this error message usually appears after a Windows system recovery and prevents the system from booting again.
To solve this problem, you need to use a method to unlock the hard drive and restore the operating system. Therefore, before starting, it is recommended that you do Start the computer in safe mode and perform Backup Important disk information.
Why is the drive blocked?
The error message “The drive where Windows is installed is blocked” can appear due to the lack of important files on the computer. In addition, corrupted system boot data or missing important information also causes the operating system to crash.
Usually, this can happen for several reasons, be it a virus or malware infection or a disk configuration with password and encryption. Thus, it is necessary to unlock the hard drive in order to access Windows again.
How to open windows
To unlock Windows, it is necessary to use the system command prompt. Start your computer in recovery mode and follow these steps:
- After Windows starts, click the Start button and type “cmd”;
- He presses Enters to open a command prompt;
- write it down bootrec / RebuildBcd and press Enters;
- write it down bootrec / fix and press Enters🇧🇷
- write it down bootrec / fixboot and press Enters🇧🇷
- Type exit and restart Windows
After the above procedure, you will be able to start Windows on your computer. If that doesn’t work, check out our article on How to format windows To recover your computer’s important files and resolve drive lock error.
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