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Fix problems with your PC by using Windows Update
To fix problems using Windows Update: Select Start > Settings > System > Recovery > Fix problems using Windows Update. After you select the Reinstall now option, choose if you want to allow the PC to automatically restart 15 minutes after the installation completes.
Resolving Blue Screen errors in Windows - Microsoft Support
Blue Screen errors (also sometimes called black screen errors or STOP code errors) can occur if a serious problem causes Windows to shut down or restart unexpectedly. You might see a message that says, "Windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer" or a similar message.
Tips to improve PC performance in Windows - Microsoft Support
1. Make sure you have the latest updates for Windows and device drivers. 2. Restart your PC and open only the apps you need. 3. Use ReadyBoost to help improve performance. 4. Make sure the system is managing the page file size. 5. Check for low disk space and free up space. 6. Adjust the appearance and performance of Windows. 7.
Automatically finish setting up a Windows device after an update
Automatically finish setting up a Windows device after an update. Windows 11 Windows 10. Windows includes a feature that allows the system to use your sign-in information to automatically complete the setup of your device and reopen your apps after an update or restart.
Restart (reboot) your PC - Microsoft Support
Windows 10. Go to Start , select the Power button, and then select Restart .
Keep your PC up to date - Microsoft Support
We've made it easier to keep Windows current with the latest features and improvements—and with fewer interruptions and restarts when you're using your PC the most. The great news is that you don’t have to do anything to get the latest updates, as they'll automatically download and install when they’re available.
Windows Startup Settings (including safe mode) - Microsoft Support
Tap or click Restart, and then wait while your computer restarts. On the Startup Settings screen, choose an option. Sign in to your computer with a user account that has administrator rights. Some options, such as safe mode, start Windows in a limited state where only essential programs are started.
Advanced startup options (including safe mode) - Microsoft Support
Prevents Windows from automatically restarting if an error causes Windows to fail. Choose this option only if Windows is stuck in a loop where Windows fails, attempts to restart, and fails again repeatedly.
Windows unexpectedly restarts or you receive a Stop error when you play ...
A stop error message occurs when Windows stops responding. Hardware or software malfunctions can cause stop error message or an unexpected restart of the computer. Contact your computer manufacturer or Microsoft Windows Support to diagnose and troubleshoot stop errors.
Set apps to run automatically when you start your device
Choose the apps that will run when you start your device. Go to Start > Settings > Apps > Startup. Open Startup settings. For any app in the list, select the toggle to set it to On. If you want to change the advanced settings for that app, select the arrow and make changes as desired.