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Recovery: Your PC/Device needs to be repaired

If you see this message when you boot your Windows 10, there is something you can do to fix. Read below.
"Recovery
Your PC/Device needs to be repaired
Error code: 0xc0000225"
All it is saying is that system startup boot information is somehow messed up. But it is an easy fix. You need a Windows 10 installation media or Recovery media. Boot from the media you have.

Then navigate to Troubleshoot, and then choose Advanced, and then Command Prompt.

At prompt, change current directory to:
cd c:\
Then run these commands one by one to repair your boot sequence:
bootrec /fixboot
bootrec /fixmbr
bootrec /rebuildbcd
During these steps it may ask you if a particular Windows partition is the right one to boot into, choose yes if it is.

Remove your recovery media, and reboot your computer. It should boot fine.
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