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If you have problems with your Windows 10 computer and you or the operating system decide to perform the boot repair – and if the boot repair fails, you may receive a screen with the following message – The auto boot repair could not repair your PC. The complete error message is as follows:
The automatic repair or startup could not repair your PC. Click Advanced Options to try other options to repair your PC or Stop to turn off your PC. Log file : C:WindowsSystem32LogfilesSrtSrtSrtSrtTrail.txt
Automatic repair could not repair your PC
If you are in this situation, here are some things you might try. Please first go through the entire list and then decide which of the suggestions apply to your case and which you would like to try.
Before you start checking this log file, you can get an idea of the cause of the error:
1] Rebuild BCD & Repair MBR
You need to recreate the boot configuration file and repair the main boot record file. To do this, click Advanced Options, then select Command Prompt. Your system will ask you for the password. Once entered, you will find the prompt directly on your screen. Type the following commands in sequence
These commands fix problems in the boot sector. After executing these commands, check whether you can start normally or not.
2] Run chkdsk
Checking the disk for errors might be a good idea. So reopen the command prompt as described above and run the following command to see if it helps :
chkdsk /r c :
For your information: The command scans and corrects only the problems of your C drive.
3] Use DISM Tool in safe mode
Start Windows 10 in safe mode, open the command prompt with administrative rights and run DISM to repair the system image:
DISM /Online /Cleanup image /RestoreHealth
This command uses the tool Deployment Imaging and Servicing Management to check for possible damage. For your information, this command takes some time, so do not close the window.
4] Disable antimalware protection
If you encountered these problems after installing an antimalware program, this solution will resolve the problem. After clicking Advanced Options, click Troubleshooting > Advanced Options > Startup Settings.
On the Startup Settings page, press the Restart button .
You will see this screen when you restart. You must press the’8′ key on your keyboard to disable the malware protection setting.
Your system starts this in a few moments.
5] Disable Auto Start Help
If you have a problem with the system disk, the Auto Repair on Startup window opens automatically at startup. If you find yourself in such a situation, you can deactivate the automatic start. You must click Troubleshooting > Advanced Options > Command Prompt and run the following command:
bcsaid /set recoverable NO
Restart your computer and check.
6] Restoring the registry from the RegBack directory
Sometimes an incorrect registry value can cause this problem. Check if restoring the registry will help. Open the Advanced Options command prompt and run the following command –
Copy c:windowssystem32configRegBack* c:windowssystem32configRegBack* c:windowssystem32config
You will be asked if you want to overwrite all files or only some of them. You must enter All and press Enter. You will then need to restart your computer and check whether the problem persists or not.
7] Reset this PC
This option in Windows 10 helps users keep factory settings without deleting personal files. Use the Reset this PC option in the Troubleshooting menu as the last option.
There are a few other things you can try that are related to your hardware.
- Disconnect the power cord and reconnect the hard disk
- Reconnect RAM
- Disconnect all external devices.
Advanced Literature: Windows 10 automatic startup repair failed.