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:

 

skitch

Recovery

Your PC needs to be repaired

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

File:\windows\System32\Drivers\WimFsf.sys

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

 

Solution:

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