Windows 10 not Booting after Update

Many users are experiencing the problem that Windows 10 is not booting after update. This is because the latest update has broken your computer. If you are facing this issue and want to fix follow these steps.

Uninstall Windows 10 Updates to Fix Booting Problem

Follow the steps below to successfully uninstall the updates of windows and help your pc or laptop to boot.

  • Start your laptop or PC and keep patience for a few seconds for the windows 10 booting process to start.
  • A circular dot on your screen indicates the booting process has started.
  • Now press and hold the power button of your system as far as the power is down.
  • Switch on your computer again and wait for the booting process to start.
  • Once circular dots appears on your computer screen, press and hold the power button to power it down.
  • Now power on the system again and it will initiate auto-repair immediately.
  • A blue screen called “Automatic Repair” will appear on your screen. Select “Advanced options” from there to proceed.
  • On another screen called “Choose an Option” select “Troubleshoot”.
  • Once “Troubleshoot screen” appears, select “Advanced options” and continue.
  • Select “Uninstall Updates” on “Advanced Options” screen.
  • You can see two options to choose from “Uninstall Updates” screen.
    • “Uninstall the latest feature update” and “Uninstall the latest quality update”.
  • In order to fix windows 10 booting problem select “Uninstall the latest quality update”
  • Restart your system once you complete the steps. Your system should start normally now.
If your system asks for a recovery key, login to your Microsoft account and retrieve the key.

How to Stop Windows from Automatic Updates

Though you uninstall all the updates, windows may re-install it again automatically. If your system continues installing the previous updates and the booting problem arises again follow the above mentioned steps to uninstall it. Then follow the below steps to stop windows from automatic updates:

  • Click the Wi-Fi icon, which you can find at the bottom-right part of the screen.
  • You will see a menu where you can find the Wi-Fi network name that your computer is connected to. Next, click on the option “Properties,” which you can find beneath the connection name.
  • After the next page appears, scroll down a little to get the option “metered connection”.
  • You will find the option “Set as metered connection,” which will be set as “off” by default. Flip it “on”.

It is not a permanent solution to prevent Windows from automatic updates. However, if Windows fix the bug that is the reason for Windows 10 not booting after an update, you can flip the “Start metered connection” option off.

Final Word

The process to fix the booting issue of windows 10 after an update is simple. Once Windows solve this issue, you wouldn’t need to turn off the auto-update option at all.