Learn how to fix Microsoft® Windows® startup failure issues
What are Microsoft Windows startup programs? What are the ways to fix Microsoft Windows startup failure issue?
Microsoft Windows may sometimes take time in booting up. This is because of some startup programs included in the system. These programs may have been configured to start automatically at the Microsoft Windows startup time. There may be a number of programs which you have configured to startup at Microsoft Windows booting time. These include some antivirus software and e-mail client programs etc. But, it is possible to get the Windows startup failure issue sometimes. It may be coming as a result of a number of reasons. It can occur due to some Hardware failure in the system. It is possible that some bad drivers are residing in the system. Corrupt file or volume system misconfiguration and virus infection, etc. may also result in the issue.
Here are some tips to fix Microsoft Windows startup failure issue:
- Last Known Good Configuration
- Safe Mode
- Roll back driver
Last Known Good Configuration
You can access the last known configuration to fix the Microsoft Windows startup failure issue. To do this, you need to remove all floppy disks as well as CDs from the system first. You need to then restart the system and press F8 key at the booting window. You can then see a blue screen menu displayed in which you need to select the Windows Advanced Options. From the Windows Advanced Options menu you need to select the Last Known Good Configuration option. The Windows will read status information about from the systemrootBootstat.dat. file while starting the Operating System. It will then automatically startup the system.
You can use the safe mode to fix the Windows Startup Failure issue. To do this, you need to restart the system and press F8 key at the rebooting window. You need to then get the Advanced Options menu. In the Advanced Options menu, you need to get the Safe Mode option. You can select any safe mode options and get in the system. You can then check for corruptions in the system and get the issue fixed.
If any driver in the system is having some damages or corruptions, you can try roll backing these drivers to get the Microsoft Windows startup failure issue fixed. To do this, you need to access the Startup menu of the system and select the Control Panel icon. In the Control Panel window, select the System icon. It will open up the System Properties box in which you need to select the Hardware tab. You need to then click the Device Manager button and select the device. You can then select the Driver tab and select the Roll Back Driver option. Just click the ‘yes’ button when prompted and get the issue fixed.
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