How to Fix Windows Automatic Repair (on Windows 11, 10, 8)

How to Fix Windows Automatic Repair (on Windows 11, 10, 8)

How to Fix Windows Automatic Repair – Boot problems often annoy Windows users. How come? Every time you turn on your computer or laptop, you cannot enter the Windows system. This is usually indicated by some error description that appears.

One of them is the appearance of Windows Automatic Repair every time the device is turned on. Although this Windows Automatic Repair works to repair damaged files or problems that occur on your device.

However, under certain conditions, this feature may fail. So the process required for repair is too long and you can’t even enter Windows at all. Automatic Repair errors in Windows 10 can be divided into several symptoms.

For example, displaying a black screen accompanied by the error Preparing Automatic Repair or Diagnosing your PC, sometimes a blue screen may also appear with the message Couldn’t repair your PC and also the message Your PC doesn’t start correctly. To fix this, please see the causes and how to solve Windows Automatic Repair on Windows 10 below.

Causes of Windows Automatic Repair Error

The appearance of Automatic Repair information on a computer/laptop is not without reason. Remembering these features will run when your device is having problems. And this is usually caused by missing or corrupt system files. In addition, when your device often turns off suddenly, this can also cause Windows Automatic Repair to appear. Here’s more information.

  • Damaged system files – Damage to system files cannot be directly ascertained. This could be due to an application that is directly related to the system or may be exposed to malware. So to be sure, you can try the SFC and DISM commands with Windows PowerShell.
  • Damaged/missing BCD file – It is possible that Windows 10 Automatic Repair problems are repeatedly caused by the BCD file on the device is lost or damaged. This could be due to an error in configuration, power failure or something else.
  • The device often turns off suddenly – Windows Automatic Repair also often appears when the device suddenly turns off. This usually occurs when the device runs out of battery or there is a conflict in the device such as a power outage.
  • Problematic device drivers – Problematic drivers not only have an impact on slow device performance but the booting process to Windows as well. If the system detects that your device has a problematic driver, then don’t be surprised if Automatic Repair will appear. Therefore make sure there is no error driver.
  • And maybe some other reasons.

How to Fix Windows Automatic Repair

There are several solutions that you can do to fix Windows Automatic Repair problems. For example, by trying to restart the device, removing hardware components, and updating drivers to reinstalling Windows. So that the method that I provide can produce maximum results, please read and try to do one of the following methods carefully.

1. Restart your device

The first method you need to try is to restart the device. Although this method looks simple, in fact, there are many Windows problems that can be solved. Starting from the problem of a slow laptop/stuck, the browser cannot be opened, Windows Explorer has problems and includes the appearance of an Automatic Repair message in Windows.

  • First, turn on your computer/laptop » and enter Safe Mode.
  • If so, please restart the device and see the results.
  • Done.

Apart from going through Safe Mode, you can also do a forced restart by pressing the Power button for a few seconds. Supposedly by doing the above method, the device can run normally again. But if it still doesn’t give results, please try the next method.

2. Remove some components of the device

The next method you need to try is removing some computer/laptop components. When you ask, “Are these things related?” Of course yes. Remember by removing the component, the system will reload the device to be optimal again. In addition, many computer/laptop users think that this method can solve Windows 10 Automatic Repair problems.

For PC users:

  • Shut down your computer.
  • Remove the components of RAM, Hard disk, Battery
  • Wait a few seconds.
  • Reinstall the components.
  • Restart the computer.

For laptop users:

  • Turn off your laptop.
  • Remove the laptop battery (RAM & Hard disk if necessary)
  • Wait a few seconds.
  • Perform battery installation again.
  • Turn on the laptop to see the results.

3. Disable Automatic Repair

How to Fix Windows Automatic Repair (on Windows 11, 10, 8)

bcdedit /set {default} recoveryenabled No

When you feel that your computer/laptop is not having a problem at all, the Automatic Repair statement still appears for no reason. Then the most appropriate solution for you to do is to disable the Automatic Repair feature. That way, your device will never show the feature again. Here’s a detailed explanation.

  • First, click on Advanced options or See advanced repair options on the Automatic Repair blue screen page.
  • Then click Troubleshoot » Advanced options » and select the Command Prompt option.
  • If the CMD program is already open, please type the command above » then press Enter.
  • Wait for the process for a while.
  • After that, type the exit command to exit the program » click Turn off your PC » and restart the device.
  • Done.

The above method can only be done when your device displays a blue screen accompanied by the description Automatic Repair. If the problem you are experiencing displays a black screen, please follow the steps below.

  • First, enter into Safe Mode.
  • Then run the command as above via Command Prompt.
  • After that do a restart to see the results.
  • Done.

4. Repair Windows Registry

How to Fix Windows Automatic Repair (on Windows 11, 10, 8)

copy c:\windows\system32\config\RegBack\* c:\windows\system32\config

The problem of Windows 10 failing to startup or displaying Automatic Repair can be caused by various factors. One of them is a problematic system registry. To fix this you can do this by restoring the registry in the System32 directory. Please follow the steps below.

  • First, please open the Command Prompt program like the previous method.
  • Next, type the command above » then press Enter.
  • If it says ” Overwrite “, please select All by pressing the “A” key on the keyboard » and then press Enter.
  • Wait for the process for a while.
  • After that, type the exit command to exit the CMD program » select Turn off your PC » and turn the device back on.
  • Done.

5. Rebuild the BCD file

How to Fix Windows Automatic Repair (on Windows 11, 10, 8)

bootrec /fixboot > Enter
bootrec /scanos > Enter
bootrec /fixmbr > Enter
bootrec /rebuildbcd > Enter

As I discussed above, this problem is related to booting in Windows. In other words, when the BCD (Boot Configuration Data) file is corrupted or missing, it can be used as the reason why Windows 10 failed to boot. To solve this problem, you just need to recreate the BCD configuration file with Command Prompt. Here are the steps you need to follow.

  • First, click on Advanced options » select Command Prompt .
  • Next, type all the above commands in sequence and followed by pressing the Enter key .
  • After all the commands are executed » type exit to exit the CMD program » and restart the device.
  • Done.

6. Fix it with SFC, CHKDSK, and DISM commands via Command Prompt

Not a few Windows users think that the Automatic Repair problem is caused by a damaged system file or it can also be caused by problems related to the hard disk. To fix this, you can run the System File Checker, Check Disk, and DISM Tool commands via CMD. The command has the function to perform a scan and fix errors on the device automatically.

Using SFC & CHKDSK commands:

How to Fix Windows Automatic Repair (on Windows 11, 10, 8)

sfc /scannow
chkdsk d: /r /f
  • First, click on Advanced options » select Command Prompt.
  • Next type the above commands in sequence » then press Enter.
  • Wait for the process for a while.
  • If all commands have been executed, type exit to exit the CMD program » restart the device.
  • Done.

Note: the length of the scanning process above depends on the specifications of your device and storage capacity. In other words, the greater the capacity, the process also takes a relatively long time.

Execute the DISM command:

How to Fix Windows Automatic Repair (on Windows 11, 10, 8)

DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth
  • First, open the CMD program as in the previous step.
  • Next, type the command above » then press Enter .
  • Wait for the process a few minutes.
  • If so, please type exit to exit » restart the computer/laptop.
  • Done.

7. Update device drivers

How to Fix Windows Automatic Repair (on Windows 11, 10, 8)

devmgmt.msc

Windows 10 Automatic Repair that doesn’t go away can also be caused by a problematic driver or a conflict between drivers. In this case, you need to check “Is there a problem with the driver or not”. If indeed you find one of the driver errors, you can update or reinstall the driver. Here’s how to access Device Manager.

  • First, click Advanced options on the Automatic Repair page.
  • Next click Troubleshoot » Advanced options » and select the Startup Settings option.
  • If so, click the Restart button .
  • Then the “Startup Settings” screen will appear » press F5, to select the Enable Safe Mode with Networking option.
  • If you have booted into Safe Mode, please press Windows + R to open the Run window.
  • Next type the command devmgmt.msc » press Enter.
  • Then right-click on the problematic driver » select Update Driver / Reinstall.
  • If all processes have been passed, please restart the device.
  • Done.

8. Disable the anti-malware Protection feature

From the results of the research that I did a few days ago. I discovered the fact that the anti-malware Protection feature can cause Windows 10 to stop on the Automatic Repair page. To fix it, you just need to turn off the function. Here’s the tutorial.

  • First, click Advanced options » select the Startup Settings option » then click Restart.
  • If so, the Startup Settings page will appear » please press F8 to use the Disable early launch anti-malware Protection command.
  • After that, the device will restart automatically.
  • Done.

9. Use Windows System Restore

The next method is to use the Windows System Restore feature. This feature is able to restore the condition of the laptop at a predetermined time. This method is usually used by many laptop users when experiencing some unwanted problems. Check out the following steps.

  • First, click on Advanced options when on the Automatic Repair page.
  • Next click Troubleshoot » Advanced options » and select the System Restore option .
  • Wait a while until the system loads all the restore points on the device.
  • If so, click the Restore Point you want to use » click Next.
  • After that, follow the instructions given » restart.
  • Done.

Note: But before using this method, make sure you have created a restore point first or made a previous backup. In other words, you can’t use system restore if you don’t do that.

10. Reinstall Windows 10

If all the methods I have provided do not fix the Windows 10 Automatic Repair problem, then the only way you can do next is to reinstall Windows. Reinstalling can be the most powerful solution to fix Windows system problems. But before re-installing, make sure you have backed up the important files you have.

Conclusion

Basically, Windows Automatic Repair is not a serious problem. The reason is that this feature has a function to fix errors found on the device automatically. On the other hand, the main issue is the length of the process required. Sometimes the Automatic Repair feature fails when the process is running. This constraint causes you to get stuck in the Automatic Repair process and cannot enter the Windows system.

That’s a brief review of the causes and how to solve Windows Automatic Repair in Windows 10. Hopefully, by trying some of the tips above, Windows boot problems can be resolved properly. If you have questions or opinions that you want to convey, please write them in the comments column below. Thank you and good luck!

Faq:

What causes the laptop can not enter Windows?

Usually, this problem is caused by a problematic system file, which can be caused by a failure during Windows Update. In addition, a damaged hard disk and virus attacks can also cause you to not be able to enter the Windows system.

How to speed up Windows boot?

A practical way to speed up booting is to upgrade the HDD storage to an SSD and do some configuration on the system