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Fix Windows System Won’t Boot After Update

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2016-11-23 16:44:38 Posted by Declan Morris to Manage Partition

Computer won’t boot after Windows system update? Fail to boot Windows after installing new updates in your PC? Relax! Here in this article, you’ll find effective methods to fix Windows won’t boot error after system update and you can just follow to solve these problems on your own now.

Problem: System won’t boot after update

"My computer just won’t boot after updating to new Windows system. Don't know why. Can you help me get my computer boot again?"

"I upgraded my system into Windows 10 the other day and it worked just fine. But yesterday, when I tried to reboot it, it won’t start. How to fix it?"

"Is it possible to repair a computer when it dies after installing new system update? Any suggestions?"

Are you having a similar or exact the same problem as the above cases that the computer or PC fails to boot after new system update? Don’t worry about having no effective methods to solve this problem anymore. Here below, we’ll provide you two major methods to help you fix Windows won’t boot error after update:

Method 1. Fix system won’t boot after update with bootable disk
Method 2. Fix Windows won’t boot after update by system restore

Note: 1. If you are not quite familiar with how to perform system restore or have no system backups in your PC, please follow Method 1 to fix system won’t boot error;
2.If you have created system restore point in your PC before updating system to new version, you may follow Method 2 to fix Windows won’t boot issue.

Method 1. Fix system won’t boot after update with bootable disk 

Since Windows system won’t boot after update, the best way to solve this issue is to find a bootable disk to boot PC and restore system to a healthy point again.

Here we’d like to recommend you try EaseUS Partition Master which supports you to create a WinPE bootable disk for your PC and reboot computer with ease. Only 3 steps will boot your system to a healthy state without any problems. You may free download this software, activate it with a serial key and follow below steps to solve system won’t boot error right now: 

Step 1. Create a WinPE bootable disk 

To create a WinPE bootable disk, you need a new and healthy PC which is running the same system as yours. Then follow below steps to create a new bootable disk for your Windows PC.

1. Launch EaseUS Partition Master. Click Tool and choose "Create WinPE bootable disk".

Create bootable disk to fix windows won't boot error.

2. Then you can choose to create the bootable disk on USB, CD/DVD or Export ISO.

Create bootable disk with Windows iSO to fix Windows won't boot issue due to system update.

3. Click "Proceed" to finish all process.

Step 2. Reboot Windows PC from bootable disk

  • Connect the bootable disk USB drive or SD card with computer and select to boot from the disk;
  • Then the disk will repair your Windows system and restore it to a healthy state. Then it will be boot without any obstacles.

If you don’t want to lose any data in your system partition, you can select to enter EaseUS Partition Master and perform a disk or partition copy operation so to copy partition data into a new storage device; (Do remember to connect another new drive or storage device with PC.)

Step 3. Check and fix Windows system internal error and get rid of boot loop in PC

It’s highly recommended for you to run EaseUS Partition Master with its Check partition feature to fix all system internal error and solve all boot loop from your PC:

1. Launch EaseUS Partition Master and right-click the partition that you want to check by clicking "Check partition".

Fix system error that cause Windows won't boot after update.

2. Choose the way that you want to use to check partition: Check Partition Properties, Call Windows Chkdsk to fix errors, Surface Test.
Click OK.

Fix Windows won't boot error in system due to Windows update.

3. Let EaseUS Partition Master automatically check hard disk partition errors and repair errors for you. Click OK to finish the process.

Check and fix Windows won't boot error after Windows update.

Now all problems are solved, you can change the boot order in BIOS and set PC to boot from your system hard drive again. Now Windows won’t boot error will happen again. 

If you still want to get new update, please do remember to backup system in advance so to avoid similar problem from happening again.
If you happen to lose some important data after solving system won’t boot issue after upgrade, don’t worry and professional data recovery software such as EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard may help.

Method 2. Fix Windows won’t boot after update by system restore

If you are quite familiar with system management jobs and have created a system recovery point before updating Windows system, then you may directly try System Restore to fix Windows won’t update error after update.

Here below are the detail steps for how to perform a system restore with recovery point in Windows:

  • Hold Power button to switch off PC and restart it > Press F8 before Windows boots;
  • Enter into Safe Mode and log in if necessary > Make sure that all virus scanners are disabled at this point;
  • Click Start > Accessories > System Restore > Next;
  • Pick an earlier restore point and click Next > Click Next to start system restore process;

Then wait patiently till the computer finish the system restore process and then it will be rebooted normally.