0xc0000454, The boot configuration data for your PC is missing or contains errors

The boot configuration data for your PC is missing or contains errors error occurs when a computer boots up, and the Windows Boot Manager encounters an issue with the Boot configuration data. The error code 0xc0000454 (STATUS_INSUFFICIENT_NVRAM_RESOURCES) denotes insufficient NVRAM resources exist to complete the API. In most of the cases, a reboot fixes this issue.

NVRAM or Non-Volatile Random Access Memory is a component of the system based on software that stores the Boot Configuration Data or BCD of an operating system. If a reboot does not fix this issue, we will be helping you to troubleshoot this issue.

0xc0000454, The boot configuration data for your PC is missing or contains errors

0xc0000454, The Boot configuration data for your PC is missing or contains errors

These working fixes that will help you troubleshoot this error are:

  1. Run Automatic Startup Repair from the Advanced Options.
  2. Reset BIOS.
  3. Rebuild BCD.
  4. Disable Secure Boot.

These methods should help you fix The boot configuration data file doesn’t contain valid information for an operating system error on Windows 10

1] Run Automatic Startup Repair from the Advanced Options

Reboot to Advanced Options and run the Startup Repair utility.

2] Reset BIOS

restore default bios settings

The best thing that you can do to fix this error is to reset the BIOS. You need to take account of any individual settings you saved for your BIOS. Once the computer is back to the default configuration, change settings on by one to find which settings causing the problem.

3] Rebuild BCD

Fix Boot and MBR using bootrec command

Reboot to Advanced Options and then select Command Prompt. Once you have got the Command Prompt window open, enter the following commands one by one in the sequence to rebuild BCD

bootrec /FixMbr
bootrec /FixBoot
bootrec /ScanOS
bootrec /RebuildBcd

Close the Command Prompt window, reboot your computer and see if it helped.

4] Disable Secure Boot

Disable Secure Boot for Windows 10 from BIOS

Boot to the Advanced Startup options. Then navigate to Troubleshoot > Advanced Options.  Select UEFI Firmware Settings, and it will take you to the BIOS. Look for the option which lets you disable Secure Boot. While every OEM has its way of implementing, it is usually available under Security.

Hope this would fix the error that you are encountering. 

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