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Windows 10 Installation Error - 0xC1900101 - 0x20017

Aidan-J asked on

When upgrading to Windows 10 I always get the same error message. I get to the point where the system restarts and the windows 10 logo shows but no spinning icon appears. When I force shut down my laptop and then turn it back on again I get this error message:

'0xC1900101 - 0x20017 Installation failed during safe OS phase with an error during boot operation'

I remember trying to install the Windows 10 Insider Preview earlier this year and got exactly the same problem. I've also tried creating a bootable USB using the new Media Creation Tool but the same problem persists. No matter how I install Windows 10 I always have the same problem.


Samsung S3511 Laptop

Windows 7 (64 bit)

Intel Pentium P6200 2.13GHz

4.00 GB RAM

500GB Hard drive

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tidon replied on

I'm having exactly the same problem with the same error?

0xc1900101 - 0x20017 the installation failed in the safe_os phase with an error during BOOT operation

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