On this page, we collected 6 fixes for you to lớn get rid of "Startup repair cannot repair this computer automatically" error on Windows 10/8/7 with step-by-step tutorial guides.

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Workable SolutionsStep-by-step Troubleshooting
Fix 1. Remove Peripheral DevicesIf you have recently attached a device to your computer, remove the device...Full steps
Fix 2. Run Bootrec.exeRestart your computer & press "F8", then choose "Repair Your Computer"...Full steps
Fix 3. Run CHKDSKRestart your computer, choose "Repair Your Computer" > "Command Prompt"...Full steps
More FixesRestart your computer. Once it starts, press "F8", choose "Safe Mode with Command Prompt"...Full steps

"Startup Repair cannot repair this computer automatically"

Startup Repair is a Windows built-in tool that can check and replace the missing or damaged system files on your computer. Generally, this tool is applied when your computer cannot boot properly. However, many users have encountered an issue while using this utility, which is "Startup Repair cannot repair this computer automatically". This is the error message in Windows 7 or Windows Vista. In Windows 10, it"s equivalent is "Automatic Repair couldn"t repair your PC".


If you click "View problem details" in Windows 7/Vista, you will the information below. (The problem signature might be shown different variables from the ones above on different OS.)

Problem event Name: StartupRepairOfflineProblem Signature 01: 6.1.7600.16385Problem Signature 02: 6.1.7600.16385Problem Signature 03: unknownProblem Signature 04: 21200442Problem Signature 05: AutoFailoverProblem Signature 06: 65Problem Signature 07: CorruptFileOS Version: 6.1.7600. ID: 1033

Then why did Startup Repair fail to lớn work? Generally, when you receive the error message, it may indicate:

There is a problematic device attached khổng lồ your computerThe tệp tin system of your system disk is damagedThe MBR (Master Boot Record) of the hard drive is corruptedThere may be vi khuẩn attacks, disk write errors or power nguồn outages on your disk

6 Fixes for "Startup Repair cannot repair this computer automatically" in Windows 10/8/7

If you cannot specify the cause of why Windows Startup Repair failed, never mind trying the simple fixes first.

Method 1. Remove Peripheral Devices

Based on the information given by Microsoft, if you have recently attached a device khổng lồ your computers lượt thích a camera or portable music player, you can remove the device & restart your computer. Sometimes, Windows cannot repair the computer automatically due khổng lồ the device connected.

If this tip doesn"t work, don"t get upset. There are many other ways for you to try.

Method 2. Run Bootrec.exe

Bootrec, also called bootrec.exe utility, is a tool provided by Microsoft in the Windows Recovery Environment. Bootrec.exe can be used to lớn fix the Master Boot Record (MBR), Boot Sector, Boot Configuration (BCD), và boot.ini. If it"s the corrupt MBR or BCD that caused the problem, the solution is to lớn correct the MBR or BCD record with the help of bootrec. By the way, this method requires a Windows recovery disk. Since you are using it when you perform a startup repair, you can run bootrec.exe following the steps below.

In Windows 7:

Step 1. Restart your computer & press "F8" once you see the Windows logo.

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Step 2. Among the advanced boot options, choose "Repair Your Computer".

Step 3. In the system recovery options, choose "Command Prompt".

Step 4. Enter the commands below in order:

bootrec /fixmbrbootrec /fixboot

Method 3. Run CHKDSK

As mentioned, bad sectors and file system errors on your hard drive may be the reason why you receive the error message "Startup Repair cannot repair the computer automatically". Running CHKDSK is able to check and repair your disk errors including bad sectors & file system errors.

Step 1. Restart your computer và press "F8" once you see the Windows logo.

Step 2. Among the advanced boot options, choose "Repair Your Computer".

Step 3. In the system recovery options, choose "Command Prompt".

Step 4. Enter the command below: chkdsk C: /f /r

"C" is the drive letter of your Windows installation drive.

Method 4. Run Windows System tệp tin Checker Tool

Windows System file Checker Tool can kiểm tra and repair missing or corrupted Windows system files on your computer. Besides, using this tool doesn"t need the Windows installation CD. All you need is to lớn boot into the Safe Mode with Command Prompt.

Step 1. Restart your computer. Once it starts, press "F8" in 1-second intervals until you see the Windows logo.

Step 2. Then you will see the thực đơn of "Advanced Boot Options". Under it, choose "Safe Mode with Command Prompt".

Step 3. In Command Prompt, enter the following command: sfc /scannow /offbootdir=d: /offwindir=d:windows

Step 4. Restart your computer.

Method 5. Perform System Restore

If you"ve created a Windows system restore point as a system backup on your Windows 10/8/7 PC, you have the chance to lớn fully restore your PC lớn its original state, at least khổng lồ the previous state. System Restore is a feature in Microsoft Windows that allows users to lớn revert their computer"s state (including system files, installed applications, Windows Registry, and system settings) to a previous point in time. Thus, it can be used to recover from system malfunctions or other problems. 

Procedure 1. Restore Important Data from the Dead PC

When you are stuck with "Startup Repair cannot repair this computer automatically" or ""Automatic Repair couldn"t repair your PC" error message on Windows PC, don"t rush khổng lồ perform System Restore. Performing a system restore will take your PC back to lớn an earlier point in time, called a system restore point. Restore points are generated when you install a new app, driver, or Windows update, and when you create a restore point manually. Restoring won"t affect your personal files, but it will remove apps, drivers, và updates installed after the restore point was made. Therefore, we highly recommend you to lớn try powerful data recovery software - Data Recovery Wizard with Bootable truyền thông media to get your data out of the current "dead" PC: