Wasn't the original problem that a BIBM USB stick won't boot? Is any of this relevant to that?
> On Mon, 23 Jul 2018 16:43:08 EDT, just as I was about to take a herb,
> davewilk disturbed my reverie and wrote:
> >What is different between the "bootability" of the BIBM stick and the
> Windows 10 installer one?
> With the latter, Win 10 is finding something that it needs to booth
> that it cannot find on the hard drive. Has the Win 10 install every
> I *hate* system partitions. I cannot see the point of them, a bit like
> one's appendix. Do NOT do what I suggest below if you use Bitlocker.
> This is what I would do to repair/diagnose the issue.
> 1) Create a full disk backup.
> 2) I would follow the instructions on the TBU site
> rid of the System Reserved partition. You can then make the actual
> windows partition active. It is unlikely that that would have fixed
> anything at that stage, but it will be a damn sight easier to get your
> head around one partition.
> 3) Try a boot and let Win 10 attempt a repair. If still borked but the
> installation media in a drive (you may not have to do this) and type
> "sfc /scannow" without the quotes.
> 4) If point 3 has not fixed things, I'd be looking at a reinstall. To
> avoid a system reserved partition, create a partition on your hard
> drive before you install Win 10 and install to that one.
> 5) See point 1.
> Good luck
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