Generally, automatic repair loop takes place on Windows 10 PC, while this issue on Windows 8 is also reported by a significant amount of users. According to HP Laptop Support team members, when you run into preparing automatic repair loop on HP laptop Windows system then you may see following error messages:

  1. Windows 10 automatic repair is failed. log file c /windows/system32/logfiles/srt/srttrail.txt
  2. Windows 10 that is Your PC did not start properly.
  3. exe /fix boot access is denied.

No matter what error you see, you can easily get rid of Windows 10/8 automatic repair loop by following the steps mentioned in this post.

What Is Automatic Repair Loop and Why Does It Happen?

Automatic Repair is Windows’ own repair tool which is available on Windows 10/8. This tool is specifically designed to launch automatically whenever there is any start-up problem comes up on Windows system.

Usually, by running automatic repair, Windows system diagnoses the start-up issues, fix them and then restart the PC automatically. But whenever Windows didn’t shut down appropriately, it moves into automatic repair loop. For instance, if your system powered off inappropriately due to system crash, power outage, incomplete or corrupt data in the registry that might lead to the automatic repair loop. So, in order to prevent automatic repair loop in the future, you might wish to avoid force quit of Windows.

Now, look at some common measures that you can take to fix Automatic repair loop in Windows operating system.

Restart Your PC

Sometimes, when Windows thinks that there is a problem with your PC, then it starts the automatic repair process and eventually ended up in stuck at automatic repair loop. But, there are times when there is no any problem, so you may just need to restart the PC.

  1. Restart the PC and keep hitting F8 until you reach into Windows Boot Manager.
  2. Highlight or select Windows 10 and then press Enter to restart your PC into Windows 10.

Use Command Prompt

If you see an error messages like “your PC didn’t start correctly”, then you need to move into Boot Options menu and make use of the command prompt to exit from automatic repair loop.

  1. Tap on Advanced Options, choose troubleshoot then go to Advanced Options and then open Command Prompt.
  2. Enter the following commands “bootrec.exe” “rebuildbcd bootrec.exe” “fixmbr bootrec.exe” “fixboot” and then hit the enter button after each command to run them.
  3. Once it all complete restart your PC.

Disable Early Launch Anti-malware Protection system

By disabling early launch of anti-malware protection you can easily close automatic repair loop.

  1. Tap on advanced options, select troubleshoot and then from the advanced options click on startup settings.
  2. When the PC restarts, select the disable early launch anti-malware protection and after that restart your computer.

Restore Windows Registry

When Windows displays “Windows Automatic Repair couldn’t repair your PC”, then it indicates that you have a corrupted registry on your computer system. Thus, you can get your Windows system out from automatic repair loop by restoring the Windows registry directory.

Once you done with repairing, then simply restart your PC to see whether the problem is fixed or not.

Delete the Problematic File

Sometimes, due to few files which gets corrupted and you have to face Windows automatic repair couldn’t complete error. So first of all check the SrtTrail.txt and then rub out the corrupted files.

  1. On the boot menu go for Troubleshoot and from the advanced options click on command prompt.
  2. Enter the following in the CMD and hit Enter: C:\cd Windows\System32\LogFiles\Srt\SrtTrail.txt.
  3. You should see something like that, the vsock.sys belongs to third-party VMWare so it is secure to delete.
  4. Just need to delete the problematic file and then you are good to go.
System Restore

In order to fix Windows automatic repair loop, you can also perform system restore if you have created a restore point before.

Simply, select a restore point which was created before the automatic repair loop. Now, Windows will automatically restore your computer to the original status. You can also take HP Support team’s associates assistance in doing so, if you have no idea about how it’s done. They will guide you properly to eliminate your issues and fix your problems.

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