Startup problems are common in Windows systems. It happens due to various reasons: MBR and CMOS issues, too harsh antivirus protection, app glitches, broken registry, etc. It may become even more dramatic when you see the “Automatic Repair couldn't repair your PC” error.
But don’t worry, in most cases, it’s a fixable issue. You can fix Windows 10 startup problems at home within 20-30 minutes. Just stick to further instructions from Howly experts!
You can’t open the repair menu for various reasons. But most of them are software-based, so you can fix it at home with a fine troubleshooter!
If none of those actions helped you, consider a factory reset. This action removes everything from the PC. But if your Windows 10 advanced startup is not working even after this, it may be a hardware malfunction. Contact Howly technicians to get personalized instructions.
Restart your computer to fix PC startup problems on Windows 10. This action removes temporary documents, including possible corrupted ones.
You can also try a hard restart. Turn off the computer as usual. After this, unplug it from all cords, including the power one. Wait for 2-3 minutes. Plug everything back. If you have a laptop, take out the battery from it. If this is not possible, leave the laptop until its battery dries out. Charge it and try to use it as usual.
It’s another common way to deal with a failed Windows 10 repair. You can call for a built-in repair tool in three ways:
You have to open a Recovery environment, there are 2 ways:
Once you run the tool, stick to the instructions on the display. The Windows system automatically scans all drives and looks for system files to repair. If the tool finds a problem there, it fixes it and notifies you.
Old software is a common reason for glitches, including not working Windows Startup Repair. However, you can update all drivers in less than 10-15 minutes.
If the system marks that it has the latest drivers, try more severe actions to fix computer startup problems in Windows 10.
During it, the system loads in its core state, with basic drivers. Use the Startup repair while you are in Safe mode. If it fails, the problem hides in the system itself. It has wrong default settings or glitches in basic drivers. It causes the problem when Windows 10 startup repair is not working. The easiest way to run Safe mode is from the settings:
Those actions adjust the boot configuration and the master boot record document. It could be why Windows 10 repair is not working on your PC. First of all, go to Recovery Environment (you may check how to access it, using instructions above).
Once you select Troubleshoot -> Advanced Options, choose Command Prompt. Windows will ask you for a system password. After you enter it, you’ll see the prompt. Type the next commands:
It reset Boot Sector to default, which fixes failed startup repair on Windows 10.
This built-in tool helps you to find various issues, including the broken system repair of Windows 10. It scans the system for broken system data to restore:
It’s the most severe software action that you can make. It removes all user data and bring back the basic state and settings of Windows:
But if you want to delete everything, select Remove everything. It wipes every piece of information on the PC and downgrades Windows to the version that was at the moment when you set it.
Your PC has software glitches due to outdated system apps, drivers, or corrupted files. Once you fix them, you’ll have a perfectly working startup repair feature.
It’s mostly a software issue. You may face this glitch when your system has corrupted or is out of crucial system files, or runs with old apps and drivers.
It mostly happens due to old software and corrupted data. Troubleshoot system glitches, and it will resolve the problem.
There are many reasons for not working Windows Repair. Usually, it’s outdated software and drivers, settings glitches, and corrupted documents. Reboot the PC and manually call a Startup Repair. Update applications, check drivers, and load the system in Safe mode. It loads Microsoft Windows with basic drivers and default system settings.
If you still have a not working Automatic Repair on Windows, the source of the problem hides in the system. Run the system checker and rebuild the BCD and adjust MBR. Use the DISM tool to adjust Windows installation media.
If nothing helps, consider a factory reset. It’s the most severe software action that you can do. It deletes everything from the computer and downgrades Windows. After a hard reset, you’ll have the same Windows version as at the installation moment.
But if even after this Startup Repair on Windows 10 is not working on your PC, contact Howly experts. Tell them all details of your situation, so they will give you a tailored troubleshooter.
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