Configuration Manager build fails with “Recovery” 0xc0000428

When building a Windows 8 or 8.1 VM, most commonly when running a build and capture task sequence, you may encounter the following:




Your PC needs to be repaired

The operating system couldn’t be loaded because the digital signature of a file couldn’t be verified.


Error code: 0xc0000428

You’ll need to use the recovery tools on your installation media. If you don’t have any installation media (like a disc or USB device), contact your system administrator or PC manufacturer.

Press Enter to try again

Press F8 for Startup Settings



Your boot image’s defined scratch space is too large for the virtual machine’s startup memory. Increase to at least 1GB and retry.