Windows 10 Won’t Boot? 8 Fixes To Get Your PC Running Again.

TechTroubleshootingWindows 10 Won't Boot? 8 Fixes To Get Your PC Running Again.

When you normally switch on a PC, it does not boot up. Even though the operating system of Windows has come up with features and solves many issues, this happens eventually. There are several reasons why your windows won’t boot. It might be some harmful software, sometimes the update also will lead to this problem and much more. There are some methods which can solve this problem. Let us check out the methods to solve this issue.

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1. Use Startup Repair.

There are many built-in tools in Windows, which can be helpful when you find issues like this. One of those tools is Startup Repair. This startup repair tool helps to remove all the issues related to the startup. It solves the boot sector, partition table, or corrupt master boot record which is the main thing for booting up the windows.

You need to first access the Recovery Environment to access the startup repair tool. Once the accessing is done, Select the option Troubleshoot. Select Advanced Options, you can find Startup Repair, click and select that. After following all these steps you will be able to easily boot the windows normally as usual.

2. Factory Reset in Windows 10.

Another way of solving this issue is a factory reset. To do this again you need to access the Recovery Environment. After accessing the Recovery environment, select Troubleshoot option. In that select Reset this PC. Click and select Keep my file. All the system files will be reinstalled and reset. If the files are affected by the malware, we would suggest you scan for good antivirus after the system boots up.

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3. Check your battery

If you are using a laptop with windows 10, even the battery sometimes causes booting problems. To check if the battery is causing the problem, plug in your charger with the laptop and try to switch it on. If this also is not working, remove the battery from the laptop and charge from the direct power source. Both methods do not work, there is a problem with your hardware. You need to take your system to the repair center.

4. Remove all the USB devices

This is one of the major problems that your PC windows 10 boots up slowly. Connecting USB devices might cause conflicts. External connecting devices might allow for some harmful functioning. Removing all the USB devices from the system other than the mouse and keyboard will solve this issue. After removing the USB devices, restart your PC.

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5. Roll back the windows Updates

Windows updates are like security to the system. In every update, it tries to bring up features to solve many of the bugs. Even though with all the features to solve the issues and safeguard your windows, some of the other loopholes get in the way and cause problems. So sometimes even the updates might cause issues. If updates are causing a slow boot-up problem you can also uninstall these updates from your PC.

Access your Recovery environment, and select the option Troubleshoot. In that select Advanced options and click on Uninstall updates. Remove all the desired updates. By doing this also this issue resolves.

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6. Boot the Windows in safe mode

Safe Mode is the best way to boot your windows that do not harm. There are many ways to boot the windows in safe mode. Let us check out one such way through Recovery Environment. To get started, power up your PC, and while the Windows is still loading up, press the power button and hold it for at least ten seconds; this will force your Windows to shut down.

Power up your PC, while the Windows is still loading, long-press the power button and hold it for some time until the Windows gets shut down. Follow this three times continuously to launch Recovery Environment. Once you access the recovery Environment, select the option Troubleshoot. In this, click on the Advanced options. Now select startup settings. You can now enable Safe mode. Restart your PC. When you boot up next time, press F4 to boot up the windows in safe mode.

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7. Try a Malware Scan

Malware is one of the serious issues which might affect your system. This might also be one of the reasons why your windows do not boot up. We suggest you do a Malware scan on your PC. The best method to deal with this malware is by a bootable antimalware rescue disk. You can then boot into the afflicted computer using the rescue disk and remove malware preventing the computer from booting.

8. Run Command Prompt

The last method to solve this problem is by command prompt. First, launch the Recovery Environment. Then select Troubleshoot option. Click on the Advanced option, and select Command Prompt. Command prompt box appears. In the command prompt, type and run the following commands :

bootrec /fixmbr
bootrec /rebuildbcd

You can see the Operation completed now. close the Command Prompt and choose to continue. Now Restart your PC.

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One of the other methods should resolve your boo-up issue. If none of the above methods solve the issue then you need to go and check with the repair stores which are nearby. I hope this article will be helpful to you to resolve the windows boot-up problem.

Likitha Srinivas
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