Computer won’t start after Windows 10 update

Generally speaking, Windows 10 will check for updates for you regularly to keep your device up to date with the latest features over Internet. The Windows updates will be downloaded and installed automatically to make sure your device is secure and up to date, which means you will receive the latest fixes and security updates to help your device run efficiently and be protected. Your device should be restart to finish Windows updates.

Sometimes, one of the problems caused by Windows 10 updates might occurs to you: computer won’t start after update Windows 10.

Solution 1: Startup Repair

Windows 10 boot failure issues or errors should be fixed automatically via Startup Repair, you have to try this method first:

1. Create a Windows PE bootable media or use Windows installation disc.

2. Change the boot order in BIOS and boot your computer from the bootable media or installation disc.

3. Press Next in Windows Setup window, and then choose Repair your computer option.

4. Select Troubleshoot -> Advanced Options -> Startup Repair.

Solution 2: Check and repair Windows 10 errors via Command Prompt

1. After entering Repair your computer option, choose Troubleshoot -> Advanced Options -> Command Prompt.

2. Enter the following command: sfc /scannow

This command will scan system files and repair the errors or corruptions. After finishing the process, you could restart your computer to check if the problem exists.

Solution 3: Uninstall Windows 10 updates in Safe Mode

To fix PC is not booting, you could get into Safe Mode to uninstall Windows updates:

  • Boot your computer with Windows installation disk, then address the path:

  • Repair your computer -> Troubleshoot -> Advanced options -> Command Prompt.

  • Then type: bcdedit /set {default} safeboot minimal

  • Close the command prompt and choose Continue after the command finished. Your Windows 10 will automatically enter Safe Mode after restarting.

  • Select the Start button, then select:

  • Settings > Update & security > Windows Update > Advanced options > View your update history > Uninstall updates.

  • Select the update you want to remove, and then select Uninstall.


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