Fix- Windows.Efi is missing or damaged in Windows 10

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Catherine Le Nevez
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Windows.Efi is a partition on your computer from which Windows boots into your system. So, if it is missing or damaged, Windows will not boot properly. In case you encounter this problem, you won't be able to use your system unless you fix it first. Follow these simple solutions to fix this problem in the blink of an eye.

NOTE: -

If he Auto Repair does not appear, you have to open the Auto Repair window manually. Follow these steps to do it:



1. First, shut down your computer.

2. Next, start your computer and as soon as you see the manufacturer's logo on the screen, press and hold the power key for 3-4 seconds. This will force shutdown your device.

3. Once the device is turned off, restart it.

4. Keep repeating this process start - - forced shutdown - start for at least 2 times.

You will see Auto Repair. A window has appeared on the screen.

Fix-1 Use Startup Repair-

Startup Repair checks your computer for startup problems and fixes a particular problem.

1. At first, click on “Advanced options".

2. Then simply click on "Solve problems".

3. Then select "Advanced options“Settings.

4. From the other options, click "Initial repair”To start the repair process.

Now, Initial Repair will look for the problem that may be causing the startup problem on your computer.

Fix-2 Rebuild BCD from command prompt

Follow these simple steps to rebuild the BCD drive.

1. Now click on "Advanced options“To access it.



2. When the 'Choose an option' window opens, just click on "Solve problems".

3. Next, click on “Advanced options".

4. Then you need to click on "Symbol of the system".

6. Select your administrator account, then provide the account password. Click on "Continue".

7. To fix the startup problem, copy and paste these codes one by one and press Enter after each to execute three of these commands.

bootrec / fixboot bootrec / fixmbr bcdedit / export c: bcdbackup

8. Now run these codes to rename the old startup configuration directory. A new BCD will be created.

attrib c:bootbcd -h -r -s  ren c: bootbcd bcd.old

9. Finally, to rebuild the boot configuration data, writes o copy paste this command and then press Pay in.

bootrec / RebuildBcd


Wait a moment.

10. If prompted “Add installation to boot list? Yes () / No () / All: "Print"YupFrom your keyboard.

Now close Window System Symbol.

11. Returning to Choose an option setting, click on “Continue“To continue with Windows 10.

Now, check if it works. Otherwise, look for the next solution.

Fix-3 Run System Restore-

Performing a system restore to restore the computer to a state where the computer was working properly can fix this problem.


1. Just click on "Advanced options".

2. Choose the option "Solve problems".

3. Next, what you need to do is click on "Advanced options".

4. In this window, you need to click on “System recovery”To start the system recovery process on your computer.

5. When the System Restore window pops up, click "Next".

6. What you need to do next is choose the latest restore point from the restore point list.

7. Once done, click on “Next".

8. Click on 'To finish”To finalize the process.

Please wait patiently as this process will take some time.

Check if it works.

Fix-4 Check your disk for any kind of drive failure.

Running a disk check can be helpful in detecting computer hard disk failures.

1. Again, you need to click on "Advanced options".

2. You need to click on "Solve problems".

3. Next, you need to click on "Advanced options".

4. Now, choose the option "Symbol of the system".

5. Run the check disk command in CMD and check for errors. To separate, copy paste in the CMD window and knock Pay in.

chkdsk c: / f / r

sfc / scannow

[NOTE– Replace “c:” in the command with the drive letter of Windows installed drive. ]

This process will take some time. When the verification process is complete, close the System Symbol window.

Now in Choose a settings option, click "Continue“To continue with Windows 10.

Your problem will be solved.

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