How to Fix Windows Stuck on Restarting

How to Fix Windows Stuck on Restarting

Users have noticed the problem of Windows getting stuck on the restart page after they do an update and try to restart. This article will show you how you what is causing the error and how you can fix it to be able to use your computer.

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Oct 16, 2020 • Filed to: Windows Computer Solutions • Proven solutions

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Users have noticed the problem of Windows getting stuck on the restart page after they do an update and try to restart. This article will show you how you what is causing the error and how you can fix it to be able to use your computer.

Causes of the Problem "Windows Stuck on Restarting"

Solution 1: Disable Fast Startup

As great as "Fast Startup" seems, you need to disable it to try and fix the error of Windows getting stuck on restart. Follow the steps below:

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Solution 2: Restart PC Using Recovery Environment

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Solution 3: End Process of the Failed Program in Task Manager

There may be a failed program that is locked in your "Task Manager". This is a reason why Windows keeps rolling on the restart screen without end. To fix this issue, kindly follow these steps:

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Solution 4: Fix Windows Stuck on Restarting with and without Recovery Disk

To fix without recovery disk, do the following:

To fix with a recovery disk, follow these steps:

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How to Recover Data from the Computer When All Solutions Fail to Fix the Issue

Having tried different solutions, you should consider retrieving all your important data from the computer system so you can use them on another device. This can be achieved seamlessly with the use of a third-party recovery tool and to be specific, with the use of Recoverit Data Recovery.

Recoverit is a tool you can rely on for the safe recovery of data such as audio, video, images, word documents, and so on. Apart from files getting out of reach because the Windows is stuck on restarting, there are other scenarios where data get lost such as deletion, formatting, errors in the hard drive, system crash, etc.

Since your computer system is unbootable, you need to follow the guidelines below to create a bootable drive before conducting the recovery:

Step 1: Create a Bootable Drive

Launch Recoverit. Since you are recovering from a crashed system, choose the "System Crash Data Recovery" mode.

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Select the bootable drive mode, such as USB, then confirm your choice by selecting "Format now".

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Ensure all your important files are backed up from the drive before formatting

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Now that your USB bootable drive is ready, you can go ahead to recover your data

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Follow the steps in the image below to complete the steps. By this, it is clear that Recoverit is user-friendly and easy to use even by the most basic user.

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Note: Change the boot sequence of your computer before you begin any recovery from unbootable Windows 10. For more details, check out how to set the computer to boot from a USB drive.

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Step 2: Recover Data from Unbootable Windows 10

Launch Recoverit again from the point of the bootable drive which is now compatible with Windows OS. You can either copy data from your hard disk into the USB or recover the data that has been lost from Windows.

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