0xc000000f The boot selection failed because a required device is inaccessible
Last Updated July 21, 2012
When PXE booting a client machine to WinPE, the following error shows on the client screen:
0xc000000f: The boot selection failed because a required device is inaccessible
1. Check TFTP and DHCP part of the environment. - TFTP service is active and responding. ( possible test: C:\TFTP.exe -i <ServerIP> GET BStrap\x86pc\BStrap.0 C:\TEXT.txt) - DHCP options 66 and 67 are set. 2. Check location and size of bstrap.0 file 3. Re-create WinPE boot image after Anti Virus is disabled 4. Select MAC Address as well as one other key for Primary lookup keys. (Deployment Server Tools pull down menu --> Options --> Global tab --> Primary lookup key)
DS 6.9 SP5 on a Windows 2003 SRV PXE service is located on this machine.
Imported Document ID: TECH167777
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