Quick FIX to Windows 10 fails to Boot after Upgrade

When you upgrade to Windows 10 did you made sure that you were aware of all the policies and requirements for the free upgrade to Windows 10. Did you ensure that you have a system image backup or DVD/Media to be able to install in case of necessity.


{Compatible with Windows 8, 7, XP, ME, Vista, 98, 2000 (32/64)
File Size: 4.9MB Download Time: <(dsl, 2sec, dialup 2min)>}

Symptoms –

Blue Screen of Booting process seems to take forever to load and startup.

Causes –

No probable cause as to why this happens.

But it could be the Policy of Microsoft that it uses to provide a free upgrade to Windows 10.

It could also be because of the system you are using is outdated for your new Windows OS.

Solutions –

Method 1. System Restore

  • Right-click (or press and hold) the Start button, and then select Control Panel.
  • Search Control Panel for Recovery.
  • Select Recovery > Open System Restore > Next.
  • Choose the restore point related to the problematic app, driver, or update, and then select Next > Finish.

Method 2. Reset

  • Resetting lets you choose whether to keep your files or remove them, and then reinstalls Windows. To get started, go to Settings > Update & security > Reset this PC > Get started and choose an option.

Method 3. Use Installation Media to Restore/Repair/Reset

  • On a working system, go to the Microsoft software download website.
  • Download the media creation tool and then run it.
  • Select Create installation media for another PC.
  • Choose a language, edition, and architecture (64-bit or 32-bit).
  • Follow the steps to create installation media, and then select Finish.
  • Connect the installation media you created to your nonfunctional PC, and then turn it on.
  • On the initial setup screen, enter your language and other preferences, and then select Next. If you’re not seeing the setup screen, your PC might not be set up to boot from a drive. Check your PC manufacturer’s website for info on how to change your PC’s boot order, and then try again.
  • Select Repair your computer.
  • On the Choose an option screen, select Troubleshoot. From there, you can:
  • Restore from a system restore point by selecting Advanced options > System Restore. This will remove recently installed apps, drivers, and updates that might be causing your PC problems. Restoring from a restore point won’t affect your personal files.
  • Select Reset this PC to reinstall Windows 10. This will remove apps and drivers you installed and changes you made to settings, but lets you choose to keep or remove your personal files.

Method 4. To revert back to previous version of Windows OS

  • For a month after you upgrade to Windows 10, you’ll be able to go back to your previous version of Windows from Settings > Update & security > Recovery. This will keep your personal files, but it’ll remove apps and drivers installed after the upgrade, as well as any changes you made to settings.
  • To go back, you’ll need to:
  • Keep everything in the windows.old and $windows.~bt folders after the upgrade.
  • Remove any user accounts you added after the upgrade.
  • Know the password you used to sign in to Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 (if you used one).
  • Have the USB drive you used to upgrade to Windows 10 (if you used one)

If the above methods and steps couldn’t help you with the problem of Windows 10 fails to Boot after Upgrade, Boot Fails to Start Windows 10, then you could try Advance Boot Repair option to repair or get a clean boot.


{Compatible with Windows 8, 7, XP, ME, Vista, 98, 2000 (32/64)
File Size: 4.9MB Download Time: <(dsl, 2sec, dialup 2min)>}

You could look to use Advanced System Repair Tool. This tool will help you with all windows errors and dll files errors. It scans and cleans the viruses and damages due to them are repaired. It also acts as a data controller and optimizer for your system.


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