How to Fix Automatic Repair Cannot Repair Windows 10 Computer

by Alexa Is McAfee Cloud

Windows 10 has its own repair tool, but in some cases, Windows 10 automatic repair tool cannot fix the issue.This is a frustrating time when the “Windows 10 Automatic Repair couldn’t repair your computer” notification appears on your screen.Here are the lists of some other error notification that appear on your screen:

Windows 10 automatic repair failed

If you are facing something similar on your system, then here is how it can be fixed:

1) Using Command Prompt in Windows 10

  1. Launch the Settings application and then select Troubleshoot.
  2. Hit “Advanced Option.”
  3. Choose “Command Prompt.”
  4. When the command prompt popup on your screen, you need to enter the given command in the search field:
  5. bootrec.exe /rebuildbcd | bootrec.exe /fixmbr | bootrec.exe /fixboot
  6. There are few users also recommending that you can also run “chkdsk “command. To run this command, you need to enter the given command in the run as administrator:
  7. chkdsk /r c:
  8. chkdsk /r d:
  9. After this above process complete, you have to restart the computer.


2) Launch Command Prompt in Safe Mode

  1. When the computer restarts several times, you have to boot the boot options list.
  2. Select “Troubleshoot” and then tap on the “Advance option.”
  3. Tap on the “Startup Settings.”
  4. Tan on the “Restart” option, and then choose a computer restart that appears a list on your screen.
  5. Select “Enable Safe Mode with Networking.”
  6. When the safe mode launched, you have to download updates versions that make your device trouble.
  7. So you have to download the updates from the official website of the manufactures of your drive, or you can also save these updates in the USB drive.
  8. Tap Windows + X key and then select “Command prompt” on the list.
  9. In the command prompt, enter the given command and then tap “Enter” key to launch it:

1.      DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth

  1. It may take approx 15 minutes to complete the process, so you need to wait until the process completely.
  2. After the above process, restart your PC.


3) Disable Anti-Malware Protection in Startup

  1. After some few starts of your operating system, you can access your system Boot Menu.
  2. Within “Boot Menu,” select troubleshoot.
  3. Tap on the “Advance option and then tap on “Startup Settings.”
  4. After this process, your device automatically restarts and appears a list on your screen.
  5. Select “Disable early launch anti-malware protection.”
  6. Restart your PC and verify the problem is resolved.


4) Removing Problematic File

  1. Reach the Boot Menu; you can see when the computer restarts in a few moments.
  2. Select “Troubleshoot” and then tap on “Advanced Option.”
  3. Tap on “Command Prompt.”
  4. When the “command prompt launched enters the given command:

1.      C:

2.      cd Windows\System32\LogFiles\Srt

3.      SrtTrail.txt

  1. When the file launched, you can see in your screen “Boot critical file c:\windows\system32\driversvsock.sys is corrupt.”
  2. Alternatively, for deleting any file you have to move on the specific location in the command prompt and type “del” command, here are the examples below:

1.      cd c:\windows\system32\drivers

2.      del vsock.sys

  1. After this above process, all the problematic files removed from your device, now you have to restart the computer.


5) Turn of Automatic Startup Repair

Here are the steps on how to turn off automatic startup repair:

  1. First, you need to launch “Boot Option” and then tap on “Troubleshooting.”
  2. Tap on “Advanced Option” and then tap on “Command Prompt.”
  3. When the “command prompt” launched, you have to enter the given command and then tap the “Enter” button on your keyboard to run the command:

1.      bcdedit /set {default} recovery enabled No


6) Restore Windows Registry

  1. Start the Boot Menu; you can see when your computer restarts in few moments.
  2. Select “Troubleshoot” and then tap on “Advanced Option.”
  3. Tap on “Command Prompt.”
  4. When the “command prompt launched enters the given command:
  5. copy c:\windows\system32\config\RegBack* c:\windows\system32\config
  6. If you are asked to rewrite your files, here enter “All and then tap “Enter.”
  7. Now enter “Exit” and then tap “Enter” to out from the command prompt.
  8. Restart your PC and check your issue resolved.


Jaxson Harry is a self-professed security expert; he has been making the people aware of the security threats. His passion is to write about Cyber security, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. He writes for Norton security products at


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