Boot Loop

Forum discussion tagged with Boot Loop.
  1. tarodid

    Question Computer boot loop issue

    I have bought a completely new half-PC that contains: Gigabyte B450M H motherboard AMD Ryzen 5 4500 CPU DDR4 G-Skill Aegis 2X8GB RAM One used GPU: Asus RX570 4GB The other components belonged to the older PC which was Intel: XFX 550W TS Series Full Wired 80+ power supply Zalman Z9 Plus house...
  2. N

    Question MSI laptop boot loops on battery power and restarts randomly on a/c power ?

    In March 2022, my 4 year old MSI GP62 8RE stopped booting on battery power. It would go into boot loop which forced me to use the AC adapter to use the laptop all the time. But for the past few weeks when I'm using the laptop on AC power it will randomly restart out of nowhere. My battery...
  3. G

    Question Help - Blue screen boot loop

    Hi everyone, I've had a problem with blue screening that just got dramatically worse yesterday. So, for the past couple of weeks everytime I booted up I would blue screen then it would restart and boot fine second time round. I'll admit, stupidly, I didn't act fast enough and the problem...
  4. C

    Question Weird PC Restart Loop... Help please

    Hello, yesterday I started having a weird issue. Suddenly in the middle of the night my PC booted up (it was shutdown not on sleep mode) and started a weird restart loop where it would power up for 4-5 seconds, power off for 1-2 seconds and so on... I had to switch off the PSU or it wouldn't...
  5. DestinyEA

    Question Boot loop after installing new ram

    After I upgraded my Ram from 16GB to 32GB, my MB indicated a DRAM issue shown as an orange light. I searched the internet and found I needed to reseat my CPU after trying out a couple other options. I know my RAM is working fine, as I tried them in my brothers system and it worked (I also tried...
  6. N

    [SOLVED] BSoD boot loop

    I've tried everything Startup repair doesn't work Comand prompt sfc/scannow doesn't work System restore doesn't work Uninstall last quality update doesn't work My last resort is to do a system reset and keep personal files but I'll have to reinstall all programs I want to use going forward...
  7. S

    [SOLVED] Boot Loop : MSI B550A PRO, Ryzen 3800x , Giga RTX3070 will not boot. Once Login is about to show, hard reboot.

    I was playing a game, and all of a sudden, boom, hard restart. Just D3, nothing too crazy on Graphics. Using M.2 for Win10. Another M.2 for storage GIgabyte RTX3080. 32GB G.SKILL 3600 CAS18 ram 850W PSU Ryzen 7 3800x MSI B550A PRO mobo Now, it POSTs OK, tries to start windows, and as soon as...
  8. I am new

    Question Pc crashes multiple times during boot but then runs fine

    Hello everyone I have a nice little gaming pc perfectly suited for my needs 750watt cougar psu, i5-8600k at 5Ghz with a 240mil aio, 32gb hyperx ddr 4 3000mhz motherboard is Asrock Z370extreme 4 and a 1080ti I use 2 ssds and one hard drive 1 ssd is for windows m.2 120gb the second ssd is for...
  9. S

    Question Stuck in a loop

    So, out of nowhere my pc is stuck in a boot loop. System has been working fine for 2 years and now it goes past the post screen,windows logo shows up and then it reboots itself. I've tried almost everything, I changed out the psu,switched graphics cards,hell I even got a new motherboard thinking...
  10. L

    [SOLVED] How to debug a PC that sometimes fails to boot (& enters a boot loop)?

    I've been battling with my machine for weeks now, hoping for community's ideas or experience. My PC usually fails on boot and enters a restart loop. Typically, it passes the ASUS (mobo) screen and shuts down during the Windows load screen with the wheel spinning. The PC will auto-restart...
  11. E

    [SOLVED] My computer is stuck in a boot loop

    I can't access the windows troubleshooting menu, because I read somewhere how turning it off using command prompt will help (it didn't). And now I can't access BIOS because MSI's fast boot setting was on. I made a USB boot drive but it doesn't seem to be working. This is a mess, I know. Thank...
  12. PeachyKireen

    [SOLVED] Cannot figure out which component makes it unable to boot up windows 10

    Hi, I’m new to building pc, and I thought I’d give it a try. I visited pcpartpicker to check the compatibility of each components so I wouldn’t run into any unexpected issues. Unfortunately, if I’m here today, is because I ran into some issues. It all comes down to booting up windows 10. Once I...
  13. W

    Question Black screen with white dots loading animation ?

    I decided to install another HDD into my system, and upon turning the system on after the installation, the PC would boot into a black screen with only the white dots spinning in a circle, though my cursor will also show up. It would stay on this screen for an unusual amount of time. I unplugged...
  14. B

    [SOLVED] Cannot boot, DRAM Q-LED on - Asus X570-Plus Wi-Fi

    My build is a year old (built in December 2020) and has been running fine until today. I tried to turn it on like usual and immediately realized that something was wrong since my keyboard was not lighting up and nothing showed on my screen. All fans are running when it turns on, but the boot...
  15. B

    [SOLVED] No boot, no POST, went through checklist

    Hi everyone, I’m losing my mind here - hopefully you all can help! For the last few months or so my 3 year old PC would have significant difficulty starting up. Once it was running it was fine, but every time it got turned off it would get stuck in a boot cycle with no POST, then finally...
  16. M

    Question Can't boot because I mistakenly deleted the recovery drive

    Hello guys, so I have a primary drive with the recovery partition. And I had it cloned from another drive which I no longer used. I figured I would delete the recovery partition on that drive and use the free space since I already have a recovery drive on my OS drive. After deleting that...
  17. T

    [SOLVED] Enabling D.O.C.P in my bios causes my system to bootloop any trouble shooting ideas?

    When I built my first pc I was looking for things to setup on bios and a lot of videos said to enable xmp or D.O.C.P to get the rated speed on your ram. I did so and to my surprise my system boot looped until it booted in safe mode. I've tried 2 different motherboards and 2 different ram kits...
  18. A

    Question W10 Stuck at Loading screen after connect Secondary HDD?

    Hello everyone, :) I am using following PC config CPU - i3 4th gen Mobo - Asus H81m-cs RAM - AData1333Mhz 4GB x 2 HDD - Crucial crucial BX500 240GB For OS, 1 TB Seagate Baracuda HDD for Storage My pc's previous Hard disk was dead, So i purchased new SSD (240GB) and 1 TB Seagate...
  19. joshua.man

    [SOLVED] Need advice on most likely cause of PC boot-loops and freezing ?

    My computer is a few moths old now, the issues seem to be getting worse over time. I am sure this is a hardware issue as I have installed a new windows on a new drive and it persisted. All the symptoms are seemingly sporadic which makes it extremely hard to figure out what is causing it. Here...
  20. UNBEATABLEAG

    Question BSOD BOOT LOOP

    Hi I recently installed Windows 11 latest Dev insider Build (3-4 days ago). Today during normal usage it just suddenly went to BSOD and was showing an error related to IRQL. So I restarted and it came again and it was same for an hour. I tried using SFC /SCANNOW in startup repair but it didn't...
  21. C

    Question PC shuts down, then goes into boot loop ?

    My PC started off with blue screens related to memory, then I managed to fix those by clearing dust out of the DIMM slots (I think). Now I’m having three problems. 1. My PC will just freeze and remain unresponsive until restarted, where it will sometimes go into a boot loop. 2. I’ll get some...
  22. sreeks

    [SOLVED] Boot Loop Issues

    Today I have replaced my AMD Cooler fan due to a delayed start problem. I got a new problem boot loop. It turns off automatically after 25 -30 seconds and turns on again with no display. Video: https://drive.google.com/file/d/16CvNr9h2BrjvpeO5gBU4gnIzns_KY7uR/view?usp=sharing CPU : Ryzen 7 3700x...
  23. Charge03

    [SOLVED] BOOT LOOP HELP!

    My asus prime z390 motherboard will flick between dram(orange) and cpu(red) colours before boot looping to try again. However if I forcible turn off my computer via the power button and turn it back on mid boot attempt it will boot into bios fine. I recently installed a new ram kit of Corsair...
  24. C

    [SOLVED] New ram kit installation led to irresponsiveness, old kit does the same now

    Hi all, upon installing my new Crucial Ballistix 2x16 CL16 3600 ram that came in the mail (A2 and B2), my pc wouldn’t post. ASRock’s bios screen doesn’t even flash, neither does any windows blue screen. The only think that works is my B550 Steel Legend RBG once the PSU is on, the system, cpu...
  25. B

    [SOLVED] BIOS boot-loop after adding RAM ?

    Hello! I am new to the Tom's forums because I have a problem I cannot seem to solve. Below is the short version of the problem, a description of what I have done so far, and my PC components. Short version of problem: I wanted to upgrade from 16GB to 32GB of DDR4 RAM. I have been using...
  26. F

    Question PC randomly shuts down, gets stuck in boot loop.

    On the 10th of July my computer installed a Windows 10 update, and in the days following my computer would randomly shut down, even when it was sitting idle. It also turns on the middle of the night with no input. It DOES NOT crash, Windows event viewer gives me a generic 0x500ff error...
  27. Daveyys11

    Question PC shuts down then reboots itself after clean Windows installation ?

    Hi, My pc was having a problem where I would run at 100% cpu usage while only playing one game with discord/chrome open and the next day it would shut down randomly after 5 minutes of loading into windows and then reboot itself to repeat the same process until it reached the Troubleshoot options...
  28. M

    [SOLVED] Boot loop and no POST, which component should I be looking into?

    Hello, Some days ago, my pc was unattended and powered on, and there was a big lightning sound. I thought "no problem, this is usual". When I went to the computer, I noticed It was turned off, but the MOBO lights were working. When I tried pressing the power switch, It didn't work. I...
  29. C

    [SOLVED] System will not stop rebooting - not sure what to do

    Hello, I built my own PC back in 2013 and it has been running fine since. Recently I came home from college and fired her up only for it to reboot nearly immediately. It now continually reboots rendering it unusable. I have done some thorough research but cannot figure out the problem. So far...
  30. M

    [SOLVED] Looping POST - failed motherboard/CPU?

    Hi all, My relatives have an 8 year old PC, which has started playing up - if you switch it on: the case power LED comes on and the case fans spin up, then the CPU debug LED on the motherboard flashes and the CPU fan twitches, then the case power LED goes off and the case & PSU fans spin down...
  31. JonKalas

    [SOLVED] X570 steel legend and ryzen 5600x

    Hello! I have an x570 steel legend mobo with 2.6 bios and I wanted to flash newer bios version so my 5600x could run so I used a ryzen 1200 cpu to acces bios and I successfully updated them to version 3.7 via usb. But when I swapped to 5600x my pc is stuck at a boot loop...cant acces bios and I...
  32. R

    Question No Display post Bios update Asus Z170-A

    Updated the bios of my Z170-A motherboard as it was boot looping my OS drive at windows logo, as well as only getting to windows logo of "windows recovery Environment" from USB flash drive. This completed OK and restarted the machine. After restart was presented with "CPU FAN Error" and to...
  33. JP017

    [SOLVED] Mysterious boot loops and BSODs

    Hi everyone, long time reader first time poster here. This site has been very informative to me. Anyway, I've searched the internet high and low for answers to my issues and haven't found a definite solution, but I was hoping maybe I could at least get a little closer to it with your help...
  34. V

    [SOLVED] Slow Windows 10 install on ssd then uninstalls itself after restart

    Hi! My friend asked me to fix his pc. The problem could be easily fixed by a fresh reinstall of windows. At first I installed windows on his SSD. But for some reason it always took so long on "getting files ready". It was like stuck on 6% for a good 15 minutes which is quite unusual for an SSD...
  35. L

    Question Help! USB device preventing Windows from booting ?

    Please help! I am very frustrated with this problem: I bought a new mouse(Razer Basilisk Ultimate) and when it is plugged in and i turn on the computer, it will go into a boot loop or get stuck at the POST screen and not boot to Windows. I wont be able to push anything to enter BIOS either...
  36. R

    Question Dead motherboard?

    Hi All, Last weekend my PC would switch on for approx 6 seconds, shut down then get stuck in an boot loop. Long story short after a few days of testing came to the conclusion the motherboard has failed or is shorting somewhere (nothing has physically changed since it worked fine?) Initially no...
  37. A

    [SOLVED] Bootloop, BitLocker and Data Recovery

    I have an HP computer that is on a bootloop (preparing automatic repair> diagnosing PC >restart because windows update screwed it again. I need to save the data in it, however the drive is encrypted with BitLocker now when I go to reset this PC it gives the message "You need to sign in as an...
  38. W

    [SOLVED] PC boots to ASUS manufacturer screen and restarts. RGB fans are lit and spinning aswell as peripherals.

    Yesterday, my PC randomly turned off after being in use. When I started the PC up again, it booted up to the ASUS manufacturer screen (with the press del or f2 to get into bios) and after that, it would restart and do it again. Even when it tried to boot into automatic repair, it restarted. When...
  39. F

    Question Tried upgrading my CPU. Now both processors are stuck in boot loops

    So I bought a 5800X to upgrade from 2700X. I updated my BIOS before upgrading and made sure my PSU has enough juice. With all of that checking out I installed the new CPU to no avail. Ive tried a single stick of RAM, still with no luck. I popped my 2700X back in and it booted. I went to the BIOS...
  40. D

    [SOLVED] Which minimum components do I need for a successful POST?

    Hi all, I am doing a complex troubleshooting for a hardware problem in my PC and I need to isolate the issue trying to identify the culprit Can you tell me which is the minimum set of components I need to do a successful POST? Currently my PC is resetting all the time before being able to...