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How to fix Your PC ran into a problem and needs to restart in Windows 10

Posted by Abby Haines to Resource 2017-07-03

Summary

Full solutions to help you fix 'Your PC ran into a problem and needs to restart' in Windows 10. Try the one by one to get rid of unexpected system crash or blue screen of death and make your PC boot and work properly. If any important files lost, try EaseUS data recovery software to retrieve them back.

Most Windows users have ever encountered a situation where the operating system crashes unexpectedly and then goes into a blue screen of death. Due to the different causes, the system will report different error messages and detailed information to help users troubleshoot the problem. Among them, 'Your PC ran into a problem and needs to restart' is the most common one.

About 'Your PC ran into a problem and needs to restart' error

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'Your PC ran into a problem and needs to restart'. We’re just collecting some error info, and then we’ll restart for you.

 

 'Your PC ran into a problem and needs to restart' screenshot

The error usually happens and suggests that you have conflicting drivers, faulty hardware, corrupted system files, registry error or overheating problem. To fix it, we suggest you first recover data from corrupted Windows OS. And then disable the auto PC restart option from the StartUp & System Recovery settings. It will help you see the complete detailed information and error code so that you can go to Windows Stop Errors Guide to identify the problem and find out a solution. And we also advise you to update device drivers.

How to fix 'Your PC ran into a problem and needs to restart' in Windows 10

Except for the above recommendations, you can also try the following solutions to get the error fixed. To do it, please open the Windows Boot Options men first:

1) Create a Windows Installation Media and boot your computer from it. 
2) That will open Windows Setup from which you can press Next.
3) Then select the Repair your computer option.

Windows Boot Options menu

Fix # 1. Run the System File Checker 

In Windows Boot Options menu, choose Troubleshoot Advanced Options > Command Prompt. In the command line, type: sfc /scannow and press Enter button. Restart your computer when the process is finished.

Fix # 2. Perform an Automatic Repair

In Windows Boot Options menu, choose Troubleshoot Advanced Options > Startup Repair. Next, select the target operating system to fix. Windows will initiate the repair and then restart.

Fix # 3. Perform a System restore 

In Windows Boot Options menu, choose Troubleshoot > Advanced Options > System Restore. Select a previous working state (date) to restore your computer. Wait until Windows restores your system and restart.

Recover data after fixing 'Your PC ran into a problem and needs to restart' error

If you, unfortunately, lost important files while taking the above methods to troubleshooting 'Your PC ran into a problem and needs to restart' error in Windows 10, please try EaseUS data recovery software to retrieve them back. Now download the trial version and start to find and retrieve your lost data!

1) Launch the program, select a location where data lost and click "Scan".
2) After quick scan and deep scan, filter and preview the recoverable files in specified categories.
3) Select the target files and click "Recover" button to save them to a safe place.

Recover data after fixing 'Your PC ran into a problem and needs to restart' error