How to Fix Windows Preparing Automatic Repair Loop

Laptop stuck on "Preparing Automatic Repair" during start up. Most program errors may cause by abnormal shutdown or windows update. This article gives you 5 ways to fix preparing automatic repair loop windows 10.

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1. Enter the safe mode via "Advanced Options"

Advanced Options > "Troubleshooting" > "Advanced Options" >"Start up Settings" > "Restart", press [F4] on the keyboard to enter safe mode.

If you can enter safe mode, then we uninstall the new program installed recently in safe mode,open the "device manager" check to ensure that all drivers are up to date, and then restart the laptop to see if it can start the system normally.

If you can't enter safe mode, or enters the safe mode and uninstalls the recent updates and restarts, it still black screen after preparing automatic repair. Then it is very likely that the system files have been broken and continue to try the following methods.

2. Repair boot and rebuild BCD use command prompt

If the Master Boot Record (MBR) and Boot Configuration Data Store (BCD) are missing or broken, the operating system won't start.

1) Select Troubleshoot > Advanced Options > Command Prompt


bootrec.exe/ rebuildbcd
bootrec.exe / fixmbr
bootrec.exe / fixboot

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3) Type exit and press Enter after completing each command.

4) Restart your PC. If you are still stuck on Windows Automatic Repair loop, try the next method.

3. If Windows 10 automatic repair loop, try perform system restore

System Restore:

1) In the Windows Boot Options menu, select Troubleshoot > Advanced Options > System Restore.

2) Follow the wizard instructions to select the restore time point before the error occurs. Finally, click Finish to restore your system.

Restore Windows Registry:

When Windows shows "Windows Automatic Repair couldn't repair your PC", it may indicate a corrupted registry on your computer. Therefore, you can get your Windows out of automatic repair loop by restoring the registry.

Step 1. Click Advanced Options > Troubleshoot > Advanced Options > Command Prompt;

Step 2. In Command Prompt, enter the following and hit Enter: copy c:windows\system32\config\RegBack* c:windows\system32\config;

Step 3. When you are asked whether to overwrite files, type All and press Enter;

Step 4. Finally, type exit and press Enter to exit Command Prompt. Restart the PC.

4. Reset to fix windows 10 automatic repair loop black screen

How to boot windows 10 advanced options:

1) After removing all power and battery from the computer, only the power adapter is used to power the laptop.

2) Press the laptop power button, then forcibly disconnected the power adapter when you see the windows logo. The key step is the laptop shut down suddenly when you see the logo for Windows start up.

3) Repeat the above operation 3-4 times and wait for the normal boot, you will see the interface of the advanced boot options.

How to reset windows 10:

1) Advanced Options > Troubleshooting > Reset this pc


2) Select [Keep my files] or [Remove everything].

If you select "Keep my files", personal files (including desktop files, folders created by C drive) will be retained.

If you choose to "remove everything", it is equivalent to formatting and restoring the factory settings (reloading the system).

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3) Just wait. "Keep my file" option reset time is about half an hour, "Remove every" will continue 2-3 hour.

reset windows 10

5. How to Turn off Windows Updates in Windows 10

To avoid endless automatic repair loop due to windows updates, we can avoid many program conflicts by turning off windows updates windows 10.

1) You can do this using the Windows Update service.

2) Right click "this pc" - "manager"

3) In the "Services and applications" -- "Services" window, scroll down to "Windows Update" and change the start up type to "close".

4) To turn it off, right-click on the process, click on "Properties" and select "Disabled".

6. Disable Early Launch Anti-malware Protection 10

Step 1. Click Advanced Options; select "Troubleshooting"> "Advanced Options"> "Startup Settings";

Step 2. After the PC restarts, select "Disable Early Startup Anti-Malware Protection".

Step 3. Restart your computer again.

If windows preparing automatic repair boot loop of death after system restore, it is likely to be a hard disk failure. If the hard disk is broken, it will lead to system crash or system start up failure. You can test other hard drives to your laptop. If you need more laptop repair screen, keyboard, laptop fan for HP/DELL/LENOVO/ASUS please refer to

More windows 10 users' feedback that they couldn't automatic repair after updating system. This problem is a simple problem that can be solved after restore the windows. According to the method provided in this post, you can solve the problem of windows 10 preparing automatic repair on laptop.

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