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How to Fix Your PC needs to be repaired Error

Updated on Apr 16, 2019 by Tracy King to Backup Utility

Here you can learn the reasons and solutions for "Your PC needs to be repaired" error. Try the step-by-step guide to fix the error and get your computer start normally in Windows 10/8 /7.

Is there any way to fix Your PC needs to be repaired error

My Windows 10 laptop couldn't be loaded and now only display a blue screen with error message says:

Your PC needs to be repaired. 
"The operating system couldn't be loaded because a critical system driver is missing or contains errors. File: \windows\System32\drivers\tcpip.sys Error code: 0x0000017"

You'll need to use recovery tools. If you don't have any installation media (like a disc or USB device), contact your PC administrator or PC/device manufacturer.

Is there any efficient way to fix this error? Please help! 

Reasons and solutions for Your PC needs to be repaired error

Recently many users have encountered "Your PC needs to be repaired" error in Windows 10/8 /7. It usually happens when a critical system file is missing or corrupted, when the Boot Configuration file BCD is corrupted or missing some required information or when you are upgrading to a higher version of Windows. And for different reasons, users can receive different error codes like 0x0000098, 0xc000000f, 0xc0000034, 0xc0000225, 0xc000014C, etc. 

When facing such a situation, you have two choices to fix "Your PC needs to be repaired" error: use the recovery tools on your installation media like DVD or USB to repair and recover your Windows installation or factory reset your PC. Obviously the former one would be best. So it is important for you to create a Windows repair disc beforehand. Here you can do it using EaseUS Windows backup software with simple steps. 

Create Windows system repair disk to fix "Your PC needs to be repaired" error

EaseUS Todo Backup supports boot disk types of a USB drive, CD/DVD disc, and an ISO file.

  • EaseUS Todo Backup emergency disk lets you restore your computer from one backup when Windows becomes unable to boot normally, with which you can restore operating system and files without booting into Windows.

Step 1. Prepare an empty USB or CD/DVD drive. (Remember to empty or clear your USB or CD drive. If you saved data on it, move them to another safe location.)

Step 2. Connect USB/CD/DVD to your Windows PC.

Step 3. Run EaseUS Todo Backup and click "Create Emergency Disk" in "Tools" on the left pane.

Select to create emergency disk.

Step 4. Choose "USB" or "CD/DVD" as the disk location for creating to WinPE disk so as to boot up the computer when the Operating System fails to boot or computer dies.
Step 5. Click "Proceed" to start creating the WinPE disk to your USB or CD now.

Create WinPE disk to USB/CD.

As long as you have a Windows system repair disk, you can quickly and easily restore your system whenever "Your PC needs to be repaired" error happens. Otherwise, you have the last option - to factory reset your PC.