[Fixed] Windows 10 preparing automatic repair loop

I can remember when Windows 10 operating system was launched it was advised to uninstall any security program you are using currently on your operating system before upgrading to Windows 10. but most users forget to read instructions given by Microsoft & end up with errors.
This error is caused by antivirus security program.


Windows 10 preparing automatic repair loop

you can resolve this error by disabling your security program, and it is not possible as this error won’t let you enter the operating system,  so i will show you how you can disable it in 5 simple steps.

1. when you see blue error screen with error message “your PC could not start properly “. You need to hit F8. or chose advanced start up or keep holding “SHIFT” key and click restart button on screen.
if all these option doesn’t work , you need to make Windows bootable USB/DVD & boot from it and then chose repair your computer & then follow instructions given below.

2. You will be taken to following window. here you need to select troubleshoot


Windows 10 preparing automatic repair loop

3. On next window select advanced options, as shown in image below.


Windows 10 preparing automatic repair loop

4. on next window you will see several options, click on startup settings


Windows 10 preparing automatic repair loop

5. on next screen simply click restart button on right side


Windows 10 preparing automatic repair loop

6. you PC should restart now & and another blue windows will appear, on this windows press 8 on your keyboard.


Windows 10 preparing automatic repair loop

After that your PC should boot up normally. 1st thing you need to do is remove security program and download windows 10 compatible version of security program.
and you are done.

If above method does not work

1. Enter bios settings
2. go to security tab & disable secure boot
3. Go to advanced tab under system configuration change boot mode from UEFI to CSM
4. Then change SATA controller Mode  to compatibility
5. Save settings
and your computer should start normally.

Other Solutions

1. Try to clean RAM & swap to other slot. or try a new RAM
2. Recheck your Disk Drive cable connection & make sure its readable by connecting as portable device.
3. Replace Disk Drive.

Mutahhar Bashir

Passionate blogger, have excellent problem solving skills, quick learner, love to accomplish difficult tasks, improving my skills while helping others through this blog.

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