The error is scary “The Boot Configuration Data file doesn’t contain valid information for an operating system”, but this small tutorial will resolve it within a minute. Read full article to resolve the start-up error of Windows 10 and Windows 11. Full error message with status code: 0xc0000098.
“The Boot Configuration Data file doesn’t contain valid information for an operating system”.
You’ll need to use recovery tools. If you don’t have any installation media (like a disk or USB device) contact your PC administrator or PC/Device manufacturer.
What is BCD?
Boot Configuration Data (BCD) files provide a store that is used to describe boot applications and boot application settings. BCDEdit is a command-line tool for managing BCD. It can be used for many purposes, like for creating new stores, modifying existing stores, and adding boot menu options.
BCD have many error codes which we may occur after windows update or virus modify our BCD settings.
Let us repair Error code 0xc0000098:-
We will be repairing this error with bootable pendrive.
- Boot your system with bootable Pendrive or DVD of Windows 10/11 OS
Use Rufus to create bootable Pendrive of Windows 10/11 and plug in it to your system. Choose boot from Pendrive.
- In recovery option select Advanced Option
After booting your system with bootable pendrive. Select Advanced Option
- In Advanced option select Command Prompt
“Use the Command Prompt for advanced troubleshooting”
- In Command Prompt option type command “bcdboot c:\windows” and reboot
Your system to apply the changes.
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