Fixing UEFI boot problem

Earlier today my UEFI boot record somehow got screwed up on a Dell Windows 10.

The Boot Configuration Data for your PC is missing or contains errors.
File: \EFI\Microsoft\Boot\BCD
Error code: 0xc0000001

One could use the USB OS installation drive to boot into recovery mode and choose command prompt hoping BOOTREC would solve te problem

bootrec /fixMbr

Only to run into this error

 The system cannot find the path specified

Using DISKPART followed by LIST DRIVES didn’t show the internal drive at all, hence the error…

What I did to solve this was creating a new recovery USB on a working Windows 10 installation.

Here’s a video tutorial:

Booting with the recovery USB, DISKPART showed the internal drive with no error and by using these three commands your UEFI boot record will be fixed and you are good to go…

  1.   BOOTREC /FIXMBR
  2.   BOOTREC /FIXBOOT
  3.   BOOTREC /REBUILDBCD

Restart your computer, et voila! UEFI boot record fixed…

At least it worked for me 😉

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