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How to Apply Windows 10 Boot Repair [6 Promoted Ways]🔥

This article will cover six valuable methods to help users fix Windows 10 startup errors. Read on and learn how to apply Windows 10 boot repair efficiently.

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Updated by Roxanne on Nov 28, 2023

Are you tired of dealing with boot issues on your Windows 10 computer? Whether it's the Blue Screen of Death or a won't boot error, these problems can be frustrating and time-consuming. Below is a typical case from the Microsoft forum:

When I try to turn my computer on, I get a screen saying, "Windows failed to start," and that I should restart, insert, and install the disc.

Calm down! In this article, EaseUS will explore six effective ways to apply Windows 10 boot repair. From simple troubleshooting techniques to advanced system recovery options, we've got you covered. So, if you're ready to get your computer up and running smoothly again, let's dive in and discover some invaluable solutions to your Windows 10 startup problems.

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How to Perform Windows 10 Boot Repair - 6 Ways

This section will offer you six valuable solutions with a step-by-step guide. Before taking action, you can get more basic information in the following table:

⏱️Duration 5-10 Minutes
💻Goal Fix Windows 10 won't boot
👩‍💻Suitable User For all users: beginners and experienced users

✔️Prepare a healthy computer and a USB.

✔️Download and launch EaseUS Partition Master on a healthy computer.

  1. 1️⃣EaseUS Partition Master - Best
  2. 2️⃣Change Boot Order in BIOS
  3. 3️⃣Windows Startup Repair
  4. 4️⃣Rebuild MBR via Bootable Media
  5. 5️⃣Run CHKDSK
  6. 6️⃣Rebuild the BCD File

Fix 1. EaseUS Partition Master - Best Boot Repair Tool

Regarding Windows boot repair, EaseUS Partition Master Professional is our best recommendation. Using its "Boot Repair" feature, you can seamlessly repair various boot failure and startup issues, including the black/blue/white screen of death. Its user-friendly interface, enhanced data protection, and comprehensive features make it the ideal choice for repairing Windows boot problems without compromising data integrity.

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Refer to the simplified steps to apply Windows 10 boot repair using EaseUS Partition Master:

Step 1. Start EaseUS Partition Master after connecting the external drive/USB to your computer, go to "Bootable Media," and click "Create bootable media."

create easeus partition master bootable disk

Step 2. Select an available USB Drive or CD/DVD and click "Create." You can also burn the Windows ISO file to the storage media.

create easeus partition master bootable disk

Step 3. Connect the created bootable drive to the new computer and reboot the computer by pressing and holding F2/Del to enter the BIOS. Then, set the WinPE bootable drive as the boot disk and press F10 to exit.

Step 4. Boot the computer again and enter the WinPE interface. Then, open EaseUS Partition Master and click "Boot Repair" under the "Toolkit" option.

open boot repair

Step 5: Select the system you want to repair and click "Repair."

click  repair

Step 6. Wait a moment, and you will receive an alert that the system has been successfully repaired. Click "OK" to complete the boot repair process.

click ok to complete the repair

Other Noble Functions of EaseUS Partition Master

Beyond SSD formatting, this tool also lets you perform a wide range of partition-related tasks:

Download EaseUS Partition Master today and restore your Windows 10 back to normal:

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Fix 2. Change Boot Order in BIOS

If you have another available boot device that is already set in the BIOS settings, you can change the boot order and make the computer boot from it:

Step 1. To access BIOS settings, restart the computer and long-press the F2/Del/F8/F10/F12 keys.

Step 2. Go to the Boot tab and use the arrow keys to adjust the order.

change boot order

Step 3. Save the above settings and try to restart the computer.

Fix 3. Windows Startup Repair

There is a built-in tool of Windows 10 that enables you to repair the boot errors automatically. Learn the quick steps below to learn how to use the "Startup Repair" feature:

Step 1. Insert Windows 10 installation USB and reboot this computer.

Step 2. Refer to fix 2 to set the installation USB as the first boot disk.

Step 3. Then, you will enter the Windows Setup window and choose "Repair your computer."

repair your computer

Step 4. Click "Troubleshoot" to access the advanced options tab. Click "Startup Repair" and choose Windows 10 from the list.

repair windows 10

Fix 4. Rebuild MBR via Bootable Media

The MBR is a critical component of your system that contains essential information about the partitions and the operating system installed on your hard drive. When the MBR becomes corrupted or damaged, it can lead to boot failures. In this case, you can retort to EaseUS Partition Master. With the assistance of its "Rebuild MBR" feature, you can repair the system disk as follows:

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Step 1. Create a WinPE bootable disk

  • Launch EaseUS Partition Master, and click "Bootable Media" on the toolbar. Select "Create bootable media".
  • Click "Next" to finish the process.
create a bootable disk

Step 2. Boot EaseUS Partition Master Bootable USB

  • Connect the bootable USB or CD/DVD to your PC. 
  • Press F2 or Del when you restart the computer to enter the BIOS screen. Set and boot your computer from "Removable Devices" or "CD-ROM Drive". And then EaseUS Partition Master will run automatically.

Step 3. Rebuild MBR

  • Click "Toolkit" and choose "Rebuild MBR".

rebuild MBR

  • Select the disk and the type of MBR. Then, click "Rebuild".
rebuild MBR
  • After that, you can see "MBR has been successfully rebuilt on Disk X".
rebuild MBR

Fix 5. Run CHKDSK to Repair the Corrupted Drive

CHKDSK commands is a built-in Windows utility designed to scan and repair errors on your computer's hard drive. It can detect and fix issues with the file system and bad sectors.

Step 1. Choose your preferred keyboard input, language, and time when booting from a Windows installation media.

Step 2. Select "Repair your computer," then find the C:\ drive, where Windows is stored, and click "Next."

Step 3. Select the CMD option in the "System Recovery Options" box, type the following command, and then hit "Enter":

  • chkdsk C: /f (where "C:" is the letter of the boot device.)

Fix 6. Rebuild BCD File

The BCD is a crucial database that stores important information about the installed operating system. When the BCD becomes corrupted or damaged, it can lead to problems such as the inability to boot into Windows, error messages during startup, or a missing operating system. Rebuild BCD can resolve the corrupted or lost BCD file:

Step 1. Access the Run search box by the "Windows +R" keys, write cmd, and hit "Enter."

Step 2. Enter the CMDs below and hit "Enter" for each one:

  • Bcdedit /export C:\BCD_Backup
  • ren c:\boot\bcd bcd.old
  • Bootrec /rebuildbcd

Step 3. Type exit to quit the utility and restart your computer.


To sum up, this post gives you six solutions for various unbootable errors in Windows 10. Among these methods, EaseUS Partition Master is the preferred choice for Windows 10 boot repair. It provides a tested and proven "Boot Repair" function and can also be applied for rebuilding MBR. If you are bothered by a similar issue, you can install this software and eliminate the annoying startup problems in Windows 10.

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FAQ of Windows 10 Boot Repair

If your problems are not solved in the above parts, you will find further information about Windows 10 boot repair in this FAQ section:

1. How to repair Windows 10 boot problems without reinstalling?

Corrupted or lost system files can lead to Windows 10 won't boot. In this case, users can run the system file checker using CMD. Follow the tutorial below carefully and learn how to repair Windows 10:

Step 1. Restart your computer from the Windows boot media.

Step 2. Navigate to the Windows Setup window and click "Next".

Step 3. Select "Repair your computer" > "Troubleshoot" > "Advanced options" > "Command Prompt."

Step 4. Type the CHKDSK commands below and hit "Enter" for each.

  • sfc /scannow
  • chkdsk /f /r /x C: 

2. Can I fix Windows 10 failed to boot without a disk?

Press F11 to bring up the Windows 10 Advanced Startup Options menu during the boot process. Select "Startup Repair" after clicking "Troubleshoot" > "Advanced Options." Then, you can wait till Windows 10 resolves the startup issue.

3. How do I factory reset a Windows 10 computer?

Navigate to "Start" > "Settings" > "Update & Security" > "Recovery" > "Reset this PC" > "Get Started to reset your computer." Next, click Keep My Files, then pick Local or Cloud storage, adjust your preferences, and then select "Restore preloaded apps."

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Updated by Roxanne

Roxanne is one of the main contributors to EaseUS and has created over 200 posts that help users solve multiple issues and failures on digital devices like PCs, Mobile phones, tablets, and Macs. She loves to share ideas with people of the same interests.

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