The Automatic Repair Tool is one of the features that you use when your Windows 11 or Windows 10 computer does not boot. Some Windows users have faced an issue where their Windows 11/10 Automatic Startup Repair is not working. In this post, we are going to suggest methods to fix the issue.
Windows 11/10 Automatic Startup Repair not working
These are the things you need to do when Automatic Startup Repair stops working:
- Rebuild BCD & Repair MBR
- Use CHKDSK
- Restore Registry from RegBack Directory
- Use DISM Offline
- Reset PC
- Repair Windows 11/10 using Installation Media.
You will have to carry most of these suggestions in Safe Mode or in the Advanced Options screen.
1] Rebuild BCD & Repair MBR
You need to rebuild the Boot Configuration Data file and repair the Master Boot Record file.
To do this, you have to boot into the Advanced Startup Options screen and then select Command Prompt. Following that, your system will ask for the password. After entering it, you will find the command prompt right on your screen. Enter the following commands one by one-
These commands will fix Boot Sector problems. After running these commands, check whether you can start normally or not.
2] Use CHKDSK
If DISM doesn’t fix the issue, while in the Advanced Options, run the following command in Command Prompt.
chkdsk /r c:
Check if it fixes the issue.
3] Restore Registry from RegBack Directory
The problem can be because of wrongful Registry alteration. Therefore, restoring it can fix the issue in most cases. So, use the following command in Command Prompt to fix the issue.
copy c:\windows\system32\config\RegBack\* c:\windows\system32\config
Type All and hit Enter to confirm your actions.
4] Run DISM Offline
You can run the DISM tool offline when Automatic Startup Repair fails to work.
You will need to go to Advanced Options > Command Prompt and use the following command to fix the error.
Dism.exe /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth /Source:C:\RepairSource\Windows
In the command above, substitute the
C:\RepairSource\Windows part with the actual location of the repair source.
Finally, check if it fixes the issue.
5] Reset PC
If nothing works, you can always use Reset this PC – as this will fix the issue without removing any of your data files.
Hope something here helps.
6] Repair Windows using Installation Media
You can use Windows Installation Media to repair your computer.
Boot from the media and choose “Repair your computer.”