So out of no where, your Windows 10 PC gets into Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) and shows Inaccessible Boot Device with error code STOP: 0x0000007B. Let me assure you, the problem is not just with you, there are many users going through the same error. Most importantly, you can fix the issue easily.
How to Fix Inaccessible Boot Device Error
We are listing four solutions to fix Inaccessible_Boot_Device Stop: 0x0000007B error on Windows 10. We suggest you try each solution until the problem is fixed.
Restart your PC
Restarting your PC is the easiest thing you can do without any technical knowledge. This may look silly solution but trust me when I say that 90% of errors are fixable just by a simple restart.
The chances are that you won’t see the Blue screen error after restart, but in any case, if it still appears, try out the next solution.
Change SATA Operation
It is also possible that you are getting Inaccessible Boot Device error due to boot sectors issue. In such cases, we recommend you to change your SATA Operation in Bios settings. Follow the steps below if you don’t know how to proceed.
Step 1: Restart your Windows PC, and start pressing F2 key continuously before you see the Windows logo. It will boot the PC into Bios.
Step 2: Go to “SATA Operation” using the arrow key. Then select “ATA,” and press Enter.
Step 3: Click Yes when asks for save changes. Now start pressing F10 key until you see the below window asking “Save configuration and reset?” Select Yes and press Enter.
Your PC will now boot into Windows and 0x0000007B Stop error should not trouble you anymore.
Boot Windows with Last Known Good Configuration
Inaccessible Boot Device error could also occur due to recent changes on your PC. If you are not sure what is the specific reason behind the error, it is better to boot Windows with the Last Known Good Configuration option. Follow the below steps.
Step 1: Restart your PC and start pressing F8 key continuously before you see the Windows Logo.
Step 2: You will see the screen with multiple options. Scroll down to Last Known Good Configuration (Advanced) using Arrow key, and then press Enter.
Step 3: Now Windows will boot with the last good configuration.
Now you should not see the blue screen error again. If it doesn’t fix Stop: 0x0000007B error, you can try another solution.
Update Available Device Drivers
Most of the errors on Windows PC are caused by the faulty drivers. It would not be surprising if Stop: 0x0000007B BSOD is also occurring due to driver issues. You can go to device manager and check all drivers manually. If there are any updates available, proceed without any delay. If you see yellow error icon with any of the drivers, there is some problem with that particular device driver. Either the driver is not compatible with the hardware or it got corrupted due to any reasons. You can uninstall such drivers and reinstall latest driver from your PC’s manufacturer’s official website.
If you want to avoid the manual process, you can use third-party software such as Reimage, which will take care of all the process including searching any faults and fixing them.
Let’s know if you still could not fix Inaccessible Boot Device Stop: 0x0000007B Blue screen error on your Windows PC. We will try to assist you further.
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