Saturday, May 28, 2022

Fix: Windows 10 Stuck On Loading Screen

Your Windows got stuck on loading screen? It’s really annoying if you cannot boot into Windows but don’t panic as this is a very common issue encountered by many.

So, if your Windows 10 stuck on the loading screen, just follow this article and fix it.

What To Do When Windows 10 Is Stuck On The Loading Screen?

Now let us discuss in detail what to do when your Windows 10 is stuck on the loading screen.

Preliminary Step 1: Disconnect The USB Devices

When Windows 10 is stuck on the logo screen, first try to disconnect all the attached USB devices.

Many users forget to disconnect their USB devices from their computers before rebooting or starting their device.

Connected USB storage devices can sometimes prevent Windows from booting.

So, henceforth it is advised that you remove any storage USB devices before booting.

Preliminary Step 2: Enter Safe Mode

Entering into the safe mode with minimal functionalities is a safe and successful way to identify the problem. Also, you will need to enter Safe Mode before you can do many of the solutions given below.

Here is how you can enter Same Mode when Windows 10 is stuck on loading screen:

  • To enter into Safe mode, boot your computer from a bootable CD or DVD. When Windows Logo appears, click on the Repair your computer option. This will open the Advanced Startup Recovery menu.
  • If you do not have a bootable disk, restart your PC three times from the power button consecutively and you should boot into Advanced Startup Recovery menu.

Once you boot into Advanced Startup Recovery menu, follow the steps given below:

  • Now select Troubleshoot from the given options.

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  • Then go to the Advanced options.

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  • Get into Startup Settings and click on the Restart button.

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  • Enter safe mode with the networking option by pressing the F5 key.

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Now that you know how to enter Safe Mode, perform the following solutions.

Solution 1: Run Startup Repair

The startup repair tool on Windows is specifically made to fix startup issues. When your Windows is stuck on loading, running startup repair should fix it. Here is how you can do it:

Open the Advanced Startup Recovery menu as shown in the preliminary step. Or if you have already entered Safe Mode, follow the steps to enter Advanced Startup Recovery menu again.

  • Press Windows + I keys to open Windows Settings. Select Update and Security from the options.

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  • From the left panel click on the Recovery section and go to the Advanced Startup section.
  • Click on the Restart now button and you will be led to the Advanced Recovery Menu.

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  • Choose Troubleshoot and then select Advanced options.
  • Now click on Startup Repair and allow Windows to complete the process.

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See if this can repair your problem else move on to our next solution.

Solution  2: Use Command Prompt To Do System Repair

If Startup repair doesn’t fix this issue, try running the Windows bootrec utility.

Here is how you can do it:

  • Go to the Start Menu and type CMD. Right click on the Command Prompt option and select Run as administrator.
  • Now type the following commands and press Enter after each one:
bootrec /FixMbr
bootrec /FixBoot
bootrec /ScanOS
bootrec /RebuildBcd

After running the bootrec utility, you should be able to boot into Windows normally.

Solution 3: Perform System Restore

If your system has a restore point before this issue appeared, try reverting to it.

To do it, enter Safe mode and then follow the steps given below:

  • Go to the Start menu and enter Control Panel. Select the first option to open it. Now click on the Recovery option.

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  • Select the Open system restore option. Press the Next button and select a restore point you want.

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  • Select Next and finally click on Finish.

If your system doesn’t have a restore point prior to this issue, try the next solution.

Solution 4: Reseat Your RAM

If your RAM is loosely seated then this may lead to several problems.

So, while having your Windows 10 restart stuck, try reseating your RAM and check if this helps.

If you are not comfortable handling the hardware components in your PC, ask someone else to do it for you.

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Solution 5: Reset BIOS

If reseating RAM doesn’t work, try resetting the BIOS. This can be done by taking out the CMOS battery and placing it back. Only try this if you are comfortable with handling such components, otherwise ask some else to do it for you.

Find the battery on your motherboard and then remove it. Place it back and start your PC. Check if Windows gets stuck again while booting. remove_cmos_battery

Solution 6: Reinstall Your Windows 10

If none of the above solutions could help you, the only thing left for you to do is reinstall Windows. After you re-install Windows, this issue should be fixed.

Make sure to back up any files from the Safe Mode as you may have to clean install Windows.

Closing up

So, now you know what to do when Windows 10 is stuck on loading screen.

If you have any more suggestion related to this issue then leaves us a reply in the comment box.

We are always eager to hear from you.

Sanchita Das
Creative and focused. Always ready to learn new techniques and improvise accordingly. Loves to meet new challenges and explore new possibilities.

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