1.    10 Mar 2016 #1
    Join Date : Mar 2016
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10

    HAL_INITIALIZATION_FAILED and Preparing Automatic Repair loop

    Last night I was using my computer to play LEGO Marvel's Avengers via Steam. I stopped to do something else but left my computer on, and when I came back the screen was blue and displayed a message saying "HAL_INITIALIZATION_FAILED" and then it restart. Now whenever it boots up it says Preparing Automatic Repair and displays options to fix my computer which apparently didn't start up properly. I've tried countless methods to fix the computer (boot in safe mode, chkdisc, restore to a save point, etc.) but to no avail. This Preparing Automatic Repair loop has happened to me at least 6 times in the past few weeks and I'm getting sick of wiping my files and reinstalling Windows. (Note: last night was the first time its displayed the HAL thing; it usually only gets stuck in a repair loop without warning). I really hope there is someone here who can help me sort out this mess.

    If you need any further information, feel free to ask in a reply.

    Thanks for your time
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  2.    10 Mar 2016 #2
    Join Date : Nov 2015
    Posts : 1,648
    64bit Win 10 Pro ver 1607 Build 14393.105

    Hello Les,

    Have you checked other threads on these forums to see if there are any suggestions you can try.

    Here's one to try: Windows 10 preparing automatic repair loop
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  3.    10 Mar 2016 #3
    Join Date : Mar 2016
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10

    Yes, I've tried all of the methods outlined in multiple articles and posts. Nothing seems to work except a full reinstall of Windows which deletes all of my files and only works for about a week before it gets stuck in the loop again. Thanks for trying though.
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