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Fatal Error [0xEE0D0001] Failed to read Registry File (HP Spectre Pro x360 G2 fails to boot after activation)
Technical Articles ID:   KB89389
Last Modified:  8/2/2017


McAfee Drive Encryption (DE) 7.1.0 with or without Patch 1, 2 or 3
All supported Windows Operating Systems in Legacy BIOS Mode

Hewlett Packard (HP) Spectre Pro x360 G2

For details of DE supported environments, see KB79422.


You successfully install DE, encrypt, and activate it on HP Spectre Pro x360 G2. After a subsequent system restart, the HP Spectre Pro x360 G2 fails to boot.

The following error is displayed during preboot authentication:

Fatal Error: [0xEE0D0001] Failed to read Registry File

After preboot authentication, a blank screen is displayed and the system becomes unresponsive.


Firmware compatibility issue.


Upgrade the BIOS, then upgrade DE:
  1. Upgrade BIOS to the latest version for this model.
  2. Upgrade DE to either:
    • DE 7.1.0 Patch 3 Hotfix 1148978 (build
    • 7.2.0 or later

      McAfee product software, upgrades, maintenance releases, and documentation are available from the Product Downloads site at: http://www.mcafee.com/us/downloads/downloads.aspx.

      NOTE: You need a valid Grant Number for access. KB56057 provides additional information about the Product Downloads site, and alternate locations for some products.

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