Unexpected I/O error 0xc000000e9 Tags: New Build Optical Media Hard Drives Systems striiker November 17, 2012 5:16:49 PM So i finished putting together my first pc, and when installing windows i get an error, the bios works perfectly and the hdd spins and so does the optical drive (you can hear it) So i booted windows from disk using an iso from a torrent website for a 30 day trial just so i have spare cash incase. the windows loading files screen, gets to about 15% loading files and freezes for a minute or two then gets a: Unexpected I/O error 0xc000000e9 i switched around the sata ports, made sure they are firm pushed into the hard drive and optical drive too. what should I do, how can i work out whats to fault? More about : unexpected error 0xc000000e9 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumMy computer keeps freezing and blue screening and restarting randomly ForumXP works on machine but Vista refuses? ForumNew build....I've got a problem! ForumNew build, boot issues ForumWindows 8 unexpected _kernel_mode_trap ForumI/o device error windows installation error ForumWindows 7 Pro 64bit unexpected crashes ForumI/O error ...Solutions? Maxtor OneTouch 250gb Forum"Disk I/O error " ForumNeed Help with an ASUS K53E, error 0x0000e9 ForumError 0xc00000e9 ; computer won't start, hard drive suspected Forumwindows booting on me unexpected ForumBoot Error , can't install W7, problem communicating with a device? ForumRemovable drive causes error and motherboard not to boot ForumBoot Error ForumError installation win 8 ForumUpgrading from 32 bit to 64 bit, Getting Error ForumHelp With ATI I/O Communications Processor SMBus Controller update ForumError ForumError More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !