Windows 8.1 - setup 0xC0000005 error

Discussion in 'Windows 8' started by CatNoise, May 26, 2014.

  1. CatNoise

    CatNoise MDL Novice

    Jan 18, 2011
    #1 CatNoise, May 26, 2014
    Last edited: May 26, 2014
    I was trying to do an in-place-upgrade to fix some issues. This did work before, but now I'm encountering this error.
  2. murphy78

    murphy78 MDL DISM Enthusiast

    Nov 18, 2012
    There's just too many reasons for this to occur that it would be pointless to try to troubleshoot.
    You are better off either doing a fresh install or using the updown8 trick with an install disc..
    At least with the updown8 trick it will put any potentially important data in the windows.old folder for you to fish out if you need.
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