Are you continuously facing the problem of INACCESSIBLE BOOT DEVICE? Is your PC suddenly crashing and freezing and you get a blue screen, where windows show you a message like, “Your PC has run into a problem and needs to restart.”  Then this article might be for you! This is a kind of Bug check error for windows, and it indicates that Microsoft Windows has lost its way. If you would want to find out more about INACCESSIBLE_BOOT_DEVICE error, then search online later. For the time being, here are some possible causes and solution to them –

  1. Creating A System Restore Point On Your PC –
  • From start menu folder search and go to ‘System Restore.’
  • Click to open it
  • Then, either check the box beside “Recommended settings” or “Select a restore point” manually
  • Click on the “Next” button
  • Follow the wizard
  • Complete the process of creating the restore point and close the tab


  • In your PC’s start menu, search for “System Properties.”
  • Click to open it and then go to “ System Protection” tab
  • Click on the tab and select “Create a Restore point” from “System Restore option.
  • Click next and wait for windows to create the system restore point
  • Close the tab after you’re done

Running a system restore or creating a new restore point could solve the problem of INACCESSIBLE_BOOT_DEVICE in your Windows 10 PC completely. If it does not, then try the other solutions.

  1. By Updating Your HDD Or SSD Driver –
  • Go to control panel from your start menu
  • Open the Device Manager
Updating Your HDD Or SSD Driver
Device Manager
  • Find the Disk Driver icon
  • Click on it and note the model number
  • Search the web for the latest firmware from that disk’s official website
  • Download and install the driver
  • Close the tab and reboot your system

The mentioned method could also solve the issue in Windows 10.

  1. Boot Your PC In Safe Mode –
  • Select the Restart option from Shutdown menu
  • Remove the battery and re-insert it
  • Now, switch on your PC
  • On the boot screen, select the Safe Mode option
  • Boot your device
  • Then restart it again normally from your start menu

The blue screen problem might get solved by doing this.

  1. You Can Also Run A System Diagnostic Or Troubleshoot Your PC –
  • From your start menu folder, go to Computer settings
  • Open it and click on Troubleshoot tab
  • Run the troubleshooter to fix the windows Blue screen bug
  • After the troubleshooting, completely close the tab.

Running a system diagnostic or troubleshooting your PC is also an excellent option to solve this problem in Windows 10 PC.

  1. The Problem Could Be Solved By Enabling Legacy Advanced Boot Menu In CMD –
  • After restarting your PC, enter BIOS setup
  • Configure your BIOS to boot from CD/DVD drive
  • Now save the settings in windows bootable installation DVD in your optical media drive
  • Press any key when asked to “ Press any key to boot from CD or DVD.”
  • On the Windows set up window, click next
  • Then click on the “Repair your PC.”
  • Then choose an option and click on Troubleshoot
  • After that, choose the Advanced option
  • Click the Advanced options tab and click on CMD (Command Prompt)
  • On the Command Line Interface (CLI), screen type C: and press enter
  • Press enter. This will enable Legacy Advanced Boot Menu.
  • Then exit the command prompt and restart your PC
  • Eject your CD/DVD. And that’s it. You’re done.

Enabling Legacy Advanced Boot Menu is also helpful, especially, if you face the Blue Screen error after updating your BIOS in Windows 10.

  1. Running A Chkdsk / F Command From Your CMD (Command Prompt) Can Also Solve This Problem –
  • From your start menu, go to RUN
Running A Chkdsk / F Command From Your CMD (Command Prompt) Can Also Solve This Problem
  • Type cmd to open Command prompt
  • Type “chdsk” and press enter
  • After check disk is complete, close the tab and exit

Running a check disk command from your cmd is a good option to solve Blue screen error problem in the PCs which run Windows 8.