How to Fix Your Computer When it Shuts Down at Startup

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Fix Your Computer When it Shuts Down at Startup

Fix Your Computer When it Shuts Down at Startup

A computer is a magnet for problems. If you use your computer to surf online, you can collect many viruses and such. This article will help you if you ever have a problem with your computer shutting down before it even starts up.

Is this your problem? This problem comes on suddenly. You will know this is your problem if you computer shuts down for no reason.

Confirm your problem. You can do this by trying to restart your computer. When your computer gets to your desktop screen it will shut down again before any programs have a time to start. This will not happen on a log in screen where you pick which user you are. You have to pick the user you had this problem on for a true confirmation.

Go ahead and restart your computer again. When it goes to the first screen there will be options for you to do before the screen disappears.

Locate which button you have to press for a system recovery. It will say something like "F11 - System Recovery."

Press the correct button on your keyboard corresponding with System Recovery before the screen disappears. If you missed your opportunity, let the computer restart and try again.

This should bring you to a system recovery wizard. Tell this wizard you want to recover to a previous date. Follow the instructions. When you get to a page where it asks you what point you want to restore to, pick a restore point two or more days before the day your problem began.

Finish the wizard and restart your computer. It should now load up the programs and a message should eventually appear saying something like "System Recovery Successful."

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