Quick Fix: The Boot Configuration Data file doesn’t contain valid information for an operating system

Every operating system has predefined set of codes to troubleshoot the problem. Similarly, Famous Windows 10 users get some times “The Boot Configuration Data file doesn’t contain valid information for an operating system”. Therefore the Computer, Laptop, or tablet wont boot into normally. This error occur due to corrupt boot files or faulty memory stick (RAM) or bad sector on the hard drive. below are some steps to get rid this error and start your computer normally.

Steps to troubleshoot “The Boot Configuration Data file doesn’t contain valid information for an operating system”

Random Access Memory | Memory Stick (RAM)

Random access memory temporarily save your data for processing and flush it when you close an application. Therefore and faulty chip on the memory stick can cause the issue. For troubleshooting. switch off your pc or laptop and replace it good one and check. if still not boot to normal, then lets move on hard drive side.

Faulty Hard Drive

Make sure that hard drive is operating normally and make sure there is no sound like tik tik. If you hear tik tik sound that means your power connector the hard drive is loose or your hard drive head is damage. If not, then go to troubleshoot it with this help.

These Commands can help you to fix “The Boot Configuration Data file doesn’t contain valid information for an operating system” — Reboot your computer into recovery mode and click on Troubleshoot and click startup repair. If this does not help and get an error. reboot your pc into recovery again and click troubleshoot and then open command prompt. Enter below commands.

The Boot Configuration Data file doesn’t contain valid information for an operating system
FIX FOR: The Boot Configuration Data file doesn’t contain valid information for an operating system
bootrec /fixmbr
bootrec /fixboot
bootrec /rebuildbcd
sfc /scannow
chkdsk /r /f

The last command will take time to scan the issue and its fixes. Therefore calm down and have a break. after finishing above steps reboot your computer or laptop, That will boot normally. If not then you have to repair you Windows 10.

How to repair windows 10?

Precautions:

  1. Make sure that you have 10GB space on your current windows installation drive.
  2. You have The current edition of windows operating system that you currently have.
  3. Make sure the Windows installation has the same language. Important for file after performing repair.
  4. Your Operating system architecture should be the same that you currently have. 32 bit or 64 bit.

Create a bootable USB Drive or installation DVD. Boot your computer with Bootable USB or DVD and hit Enter. On installation welcome screen. select the same language, country, and keyboard and click next. Enter the Windows Activation key and click next. If you dont have — click i dont have key. Now select your current edition of windows and architecture and click next. IMPORTANT: SELECT THE SAME DRIVE FOR INSTALLATION AND DONT FORMAT. IF YOU DID YOU WILL LOSS YOUR DATA.

If you plan to fresh install your windows, this video will help you.

The Boot Configuration Data file doesn’t contain valid information for an operating system

This error occur when you bootup your computer. Check RAM, Hard Drive and its power. Start your computer into recovery, if dont go then boot from Reinstallation media. Select Troubleshoot and then startup repair.

What to do If nothing help to fix: The Boot Configuration Data file doesn’t contain valid information for an operating system

To save your files and other data. You should reinstall windows without formatting windows drive. When you finish your installation. Go to your Windows Installation drive and you will see the with name WINDOWS.OLD. Everything would be there.

DISCLAIMER

Above steps are shared with you according to our experiments even not share anywhere else. Therefore, we don’t held any responsibility if you did same or wrong and any kind of loss that happen after. Therefore, Think twice before start.

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