Summary: “Your Windows system was working fine but then it suddenly freezed. You force shut down your PC and when you tried to reboot it, it shows Windows Boot-UP Error.” Read this blog to solve this issue. You can also recover your lost data by downloading Stellar Data Recovery software. Get it now!
System Won’t Boot or Windows Boot-Up Error may occur due to multiple reasons like damaged boot sector, corrupt system files, graphics card failure, corrupt storage device, faulty RAM or virus infections. No matter what the reason is, this error can make you lose access to your data. In this post, we have discussed some simple methods to fix this error.
If you want to fix this error without data loss, your first approach must be to ensure that you’ve data backup. If not, you need to recover data by using an efficient and powerful data recovery software i.e. Stellar Data Recovery Professional for Windows. This DIY software features a bootable recovery drive, a utility that lets you retrieve the data even from a non-bootable, crashed, corrupt or formatted windows PC.
Steps to Recover Data from a Non-Bootable Windows PC by using the Software
Follow the given steps to create a bootable recovery drive:
Steps to Recover Data with Bootable Recovery Drive created via above steps:
Now, that you have recovered your data from the non-bootable Windows PC, you can proceed with the following solutions to fix this error.
1. Reset or Change BIOS Settings
In case of System Won’t Boot error, you may change or reset BIOS configuration to the factory settings, by following the given steps:
Turn on your PC and enter the BIOS setting while continuously pressing the BIOS key (usually F2). Reset the BIOS and Reboot PC.
Turn off the system, and remove the CMOS battery. Reconnect the CMOS cells to hard reset BIOS. Turn on the PC to boot Windows.
2. Check RAM
You can check your system’s RAM. Sometimes, the System Won’t Boot error may occur due to faulty RAM. Disconnect the RAM, and examine it for any dust or worn out connector. Reconnect the RAM. Also, you can swap the RAM to a different slot. Now check if the system boots up.
3. Perform Startup Repair
If the system gets stuck while booting, performing Startup Repair might help to fix the issue. To perform the Startup Repair, you have to gain access to the Advanced Settings. Follow the given steps to troubleshoot:
This may fix the issue and your system boots up.
4. Use Windows Installation Media
Creating a USB installation media, with Windows media creation tool can help fix Windows boot up error. After creating USB installation media, follow the below steps:
Once you enter in Command Prompt, run the below-given commands to fix the boot error:
See, if the problem is fixed.
5. Reinstall Windows
Caution: Reinstalling Windows will completely wipe out the data.
If nothing works, you need to reinstall the Windows. You can use the same USB installation media, which you used to perform startup automatic repair, to Reinstall the Windows. Since you’ve already recovered your data by using the data recovery software, you can proceed with Windows reinstallation without any second thought.
Windows Boot-Up or System Won’t Boot error may occur due to corrupt file system, corrupt storage device, virus attack, etc. And, to fix this issue, we have mentioned some easy-to-use methods in this post. However, applying these methods could result in data loss. Hence, it is recommended to first recover the data with an efficient data recovery tool like Stellar Data Recovery Professional for Windows. This software has a bootable recovery drive option, which lets you restore the data from a non-bootable Windows PC.
In case you have any queries, please let us know in the comment section below.
Satyeshu is a Windows blogger and data recovery expert. He is having good technical knowledge and experience in Windows data recovery. He writes about latest technical tips, Windows issues and tutorials.
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