The display and user-interface of Windows operating system that appears quite simple is usually quite complicated in structure that weaves a set of programs, procedures, algorithms and its documentation to perform the assigned task, and any minor problem with any of the elements could sow the seed of startup issue.
Is Windows 7 Startup bugging you? Or are you unable to start Windows normally? Note that there can be various reasons behind the scene, as hardware and software configurations vary greatly; there are different methodologies to fixing problems that might prevent Windows from starting (booting) correctly. Navigate through this PC help article to learn some quick and easy tips to fix booting issues.
Try System Restore
If you have been a victim due to the installation of a recent update, software or device driver, then you are advised to get those uninstalled instantly. However, if uninstalling does not fix the problem, you can try restoring your computer’s system to an earlier date when everything worked correctly. System Restore uses a feature called System Protection to regularly create and save restore points on your computer, that in turn holds information about registry settings and other system information that Windows uses. Open System Restore as: Start>All Programs>Accessories>System Tools>System Restore. Accessibility and execution of the feature demands Administrator credentials. System Restore can return your system files to a point in time before you noticed a problem, without affecting documents, photos, or other personal files.
Fix hardware-related problems
A fault with the random access memory (RAM) can prevent the Windows from booting correctly. You don’t have to go into the puzzle game, whenever there is memory related error, Windows will automatically display a notification that asks if you want to run the Memory Diagnostics Tool. Before starting the tool save your work and close all of your running programs. The Memory Diagnostics Tool will run automatically when you restart Windows, and will come with a report. If the Memory Diagnostics Tool does not find any errors, you’ll get a message that no errors were found. However, if the problem really exists then you should contact your hardware vendor. Proceed ahead with hard-disk and device troubleshooting, if are nowhere around solution. You can independently check each partition of the hard-disk through an error-checking utility available with the hard-disk properties tab. Next, focus on your newly installed devices and drivers. If you installed a new device, video card, or other hardware item that is causing problems, try uninstalling or removing the hardware, and then restarting your computer.
If your machine is totally out of order, and you are unable to start Windows at all then make use of System Recovery Options menu. It might be available on system hard-disk or with the Windows installation disc. The menu will display a set of options to fix computer problems. Choose the Startup repair tool that automatically diagnoses and fixes missing or corrupted system files. Reinstalling Windows is also on the corner as a reliable solution. Remember, it imposes another responsibility to backup and transfer data and important settings which is a hectic job.
If you are not comfortable in PC repair and maintenance, then tis best to seek experts’ advice. Nowadays, you are lucky to have been surrounded by remote computer technical support providers. Technicians can look into your system through a remote software and can perform all troubleshooting steps as though sitting in front of it.
As a senior computer technical support engineer at Techvedic, the author offers out-of-the-box PC help service remote support to global customers for issues related to hardware and software. Moreover, he has a passion to write articles and blogs related to computer support, so as to empower consumers to fix computer problems on their own.