PC will not restart

  1.    #1

    PC will not restart


    Hello!
    I have been having major issues lately with my desktop pc.
    This morning I have formatted the c drive and installed a fresh copy of Windows 10.
    Everything came up ok! I got some stuff off that I needed, then I inserted the Driver disk.
    After the disk loaded the chipset drivers it then re-started, and of course I'm back to square one.
    It comes up on the recovery page, if I re-start again it's just the same.

    Is there a way to create a disk that I can boot and run windows from?
    Cheers,
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  2. thomaseg1's Avatar
    Posts : 1,185
    Windows 10 Professional (x64) Version 1903
       #2

    If you can get to the recovery console you can reset Windows 10. I believe you can choose to keep your files .
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  3.    #3

    thomaseg1,
    I've tried that, I have tried enhanced repair options. I can boot into "safe mode" but not full windows mode.
    Cheers,
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  4.    #4

    I would like to have you run a Clean Boot.

    How to perform a Clean Boot.

    Warning: Disabling items in Services or Startup may leave your antivirus disabled until the process is ended. For this reason I would suggest that you perform this process off line.

    Press the keys to open Run, then type msconfig in the search box. This will open System Configuration.

    If you are prompted for an administrator password or for confirmation, you should enter the password or provide confirmation.

    (1) Click/tap on the General tab.

    (2) Click/tap on the Selective startup option.

    (3) Remove the check mark in the Load startup items check box.



    4. Click on the Services tab.

    5. Place a check mark in the Hide all Microsoft services check box, this will remove the Microsoft Services from the list but will still be running.

    6. Click Disable all, this will remove all of the check marks in the Services list.



    7. Click on Apply then OK



    Click on Restart in the window that opens.

    When the computer is restarted it will boot normally.

    If the problem does not continue after the restart please do the following.

    8. Divide the number of these startup services and programs by two and you place checks in the first half of these, then restart the computer.

    9. If the problem doesn't return in those services and programs remove the checks and place checks in the remaining services and programs and restart the computer.

    10. When you find which half the service or program is in go on to the next step.

    11. The half which has the service causing this problem remove half of the checks as you did previously to see which half has this service. Do the same for the programs. Restart the computer.

    12. If it isn't in the first half of these services and programs, do the same with the last half of the services and programs.

    13. Once you have narrowed it down to the last three or four services and programs remove the checks one at a time till you find the service or program at fault.

    Once you have found the service or program post it in your topic. Do not take any action until I suggest the next step.
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  5.    #5

    I'd like to do a Clean Boot, however it has to start to do that and it will not start.
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  6. Posts : 26,004
    windows 10 professional version 1607 build 14393.969 64 bit
       #6

    enfield250 said: View Post
    I'd like to do a Clean Boot, however it has to start to do that and it will not start.



    What were the "major issues"?

    Does the desktop POST?
    What is POST?
    Computer POST and beep codes
    POST troubleshooting steps


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    Include PSU. cooler, case, peripherals and anything attached to the computer by wired or wireless (mouse, keyboard, headset, printer, xbox, USB wireless network card, etc.)
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  7.    #7

    All specs up dated
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  8. thomaseg1's Avatar
    Posts : 1,185
    Windows 10 Professional (x64) Version 1903
       #8

    you said you can get to safe mode . you can do all what freebooter suggested from there.
    last ditch effort: (after trying all suggested efforts)
    If you still have the installer you used to do the the fresh install,use that , and try for a fresh install. this time
    don't used the driver disc , except where windows device manager shows a problem.
      My ComputersSystem Spec


 

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