0xc000000e boot selection failed because a required device is inaccessible - Weird temp fix, need help.

Recently, I cloned my second drive (storage drive) to a new WD Caviar Black 1 TB Hard Drive. I used the StarTech Hard Drive Duplicator Dock. I installed the new drive and had a successful boot (although I had to force shutdown due to an extra power cable hitting a GPU fan) After the reboot, I had a second successful boot. Used the computer rest of the night and had no problem.

Next morning, I go to turn on my computer and get the 0xc000000e error. I open up my case, and remove, then reconnect the sata cable from my SSD(boot drive). And I have a successful boot.

Later that day I go to boot my computer, same thing happens, I repeat and reconnet the cable gives me a successful boot.

I replaced the SATA cable, it did not fix the problem.

I get this error every time I boot the computer after it has been shut down for more than 10 mins. I am able to get a successful boot removing and reconnecting the SATA cable.

**Note: If I shut down the computer, then reboot immediately I do not get the error.


Anyone have any idea? Thanks!


Computer specs:
Error:


Update: I removed the new HDD, and put my old one back in. It did not fix the issue.
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  1. 1. When starting the system don't keep too many things plugged in to the computer.
    2. Try to repair windows by typing 3
    3. Check this video out
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GEHOlQt7jbg
  2. Debaditya Ray said:
    1. When starting the system don't keep too many things plugged in to the computer.
    2. Try to repair windows by typing 3
    3. Check this video out
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GEHOlQt7jbg


    Saw that video, lots of negative comments in the comments section, not sure if I want to purchase software to try to fix this problem, before I truly even know what the problem is.
  3. Still have not figured this out, but I am in the process of replacing the SSD. Once its replaced I will update this thread in case it fixes it.
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