Windows 10 Not Booting

According to users’ feedback on the internet, Windows 10 not booting issue can happen after an update/upgrade. What makes thing serious is that a number of Windows users do not have an OS (operating system) backup and do not know how to fix Windows 10 not booting using some tools. If you are one of them, you might benefit something from this short post.

Several Solutions to Windows 10 Not Booting

Our first suggestion here is to perform a startup repair. With Windows 10 installation disc, you can boot your computer into the recovery environment and let Windows fix the startup issue for you. Here is how to do this:
1. Insert the installation disc and set your computer to boot from it.
2. Select the language, time & currency format, keyboard when you see the Windows Setup interface.
3. In the next interface, select “Repair your computer” link.
4. Follow this path please: Troubleshoot -> Advanced options -> Start-up Repair.
5. Select Windows 10 to be repaired and confirm.
6. Wait for Windows to diagnose the issue and try to fix it.
7. Restart your Windows 10 and see whether this trying is helpful.
Tip: this solution is also helpful to fix “Non system disk or disk error” in Windows 10.
You can also try fixing MBR with Windows installation disc.
Also, follow the steps above until you reach “Advanced options”. Then choose “Command Prompt” instead. Now type the following commands:
bootrec /fixmbr
bootrec /fixboot
bootrec /rebuildbcd
Finally, exit command prompt and check if Windows 10 not booting issue insists.
Tip: we would like to show you How to Fix MBR for Windows 8 When Operating System Cannot Boot.
Since Windows 10 won’t boot up issue happens after an update/upgrade, it is also worth trying uninstalling the Windows update. With Windows installation disc, you can do this easily and quickly.
First of all, follow the steps mentioned above until you reach the command prompt. Then in the command line window, run “bcdedit /set {default} safe boot minimal”. Finally, exit command prompt and choose “Continue” for Windows 10 booting.
When you get into Windows 10, go to Programs and Features and then View installed updates. At this time, you should check carefully to find out the update which is likely to be the cause for Windows 10 not booting and then uninstall it.
However, if all of the three solutions do not help, you had better turn to system restoreif it is possible.We kindly suggest making a frequent backup of Windows OS disk in case that Windows 10 won’t boot after update. The free disk clone software – MiniTool Partition Wizard – can help you do this job well. If you are interested, you may just download one copy to have a try.
For more suggestions to Windows 10 won’t boot up, read How Do I Fix Windows 10 not Booting after Update with 8 Solutions.


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