Boot Loop

Forum discussion tagged with Boot Loop.
  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. sreeks

    Question 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...
  4. Charge03

    Question 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...
  5. C

    Question 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...
  6. B

    Question 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. J

    Question Infinite boot loop with MSI Z77A-G43 ?

    Hi I am trying to fix this pc but it is in a boot loop: https://streamable.com/6kp0ef I tried without any parts just motherboard and CPU but still the same. I tried new ram, different ram slots and new thermal paste. I also took out the CMOS battery and tried resetting on the JBAT pins but...
  10. M

    Question 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...
  11. C

    Question 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...
  12. 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...
  13. JonKalas

    Question 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...
  14. 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...
  15. JP017

    Question 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. A

    Question 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. N

    [SOLVED] System Stuck in a Boot Loop

    My PC is stuck in a boot loop and the internal speaker is sounding off 4 long beeps and 1 short beep before getting into bios. I have made sure everything is plugged in properly and removed my ram and gpu to try booting without it and still the same issue. I have had boot loop issues in the past...
  24. D

    [SOLVED] Threadripper boot loop without POST ?

    Hi, I assembled a PC last May 2020 and it has been working perfectly till Jan the 6th 2021 when in the middle of my work the computer started resetting in a loop and it has been unable to POST since then. PC SETUP : AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960x CPU CoolerMaster ML360RGB AIO CPU cooler pump...
  25. F

    [SOLVED] Stuck in boot loop and cant get to windows after "chkdsk" started

    Hi, my younger siblings pc recently turned into a loop machine and we cant it past the bios logo screen. i7 3770k 1060 3GB 500w EVGA 250gb ssd 500gb hdd Tosuny LGA 1155 Intel B75 Motherboard So what happened was we were trying to move his windows 10 from the hdd to the ssd. I used the macrium...
  26. E

    [SOLVED] PC does not boot properly after installing corsair rgb pro 2666MHz ?

    When i tried swapping out my old RAM for my new 2x8gb kit of Corsair RGB pro 2666MHz RAM, my pc would not boot at first. It would 'turn on' but would not post. So i tried removing the CMOS battery, which sort of helped, it got me into BIOS where i tried to configure the right settings for my new...
  27. M

    [SOLVED] having one hell of an issue, no signal from gtx1050ti, mobo replaced, ram tested and nothing!!!

    Specs. mbo. GA-H61M-DS2 / Gigabyte GA-H61M-USB3H RAM. not totally sure but ive tested 3 different sticks all DDR3 and various clock speeds GPU Zotac 1050ti 4gb CPU Xeon E3-1225 PSU Corsair CV 550 1x 1tb hd, 1x 250 SSD boot To the meat of it, old board was Gigabyte GA-H61M-USB3H and I plugged...
  28. T

    [SOLVED] system suddenly started crashing and boot looping, any ideas?

    Hello, I have a boot loop issue which is making me rip my hair out, my system is as followed : I5-9600k Aorus Z390 Elite motherboard (replaced today with a Z390 gaming X as i thought this was the problem) G.Skill DDR4 Trident-Z 2x8GB 3600 MHz CL18 RGB (this is maybe the issue?) cooler master...
  29. Wema

    Question Ryzen 5 3600x boot loop

    I've installed my new cpu r5 3600x and played for 4 hours, everything works fine. But I've turned my pc off, and when I tried to get it on, I got a boot loop. Things that I've tried. reset bios update bios to the last version use the ram on all slots boot on my usb with windows bootloader...
  30. MrSix18

    Question PC Won’t Post with M.2 Installed, Boot Loop!

    hey guys, so as i stated this configuration worked FINEEEE for over a year now, no issues whatsoever! if i install an M.2 whatsoever in my motherboard, it WILL NOT even post, stuck in boot cycle, DRAM LED lights up, everything (fans, RGB, AIO, etc) turns on, but no motherboard lights, and it...
  31. The7969

    [SOLVED] How to fix a very unique bootloop: Automatic Repair Fail, Won’t Boot to USB, More

    My dear friends, I have a huge problem. A problem that I have searched and searched over dozens of forums, google search results, YouTube videos and more and none have seemed to face my exact problem, so here it is, in detail: A few days ago, I was just browsing the web and watching some...
  32. dankrovrids

    Question Stuck in bootloop after installing video drivers/windows update

    Current specs: Ryzen 5 3600 FE 3060ti Asrock b450m pro4 Evga 750w GQ gold 2x8GB Corsair vengeance lpx black 3600mhz Problem started when playing cyberpunk; it had been working fine for a few days until it crashed as soon as it opened last night. I restarted my pc and got into the game...
  33. F

    Question Help Just upgraded from Ryzen 1600 to 3700X and I'm stuck in a boot loop

    PC specs: CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 3700X MB: Asus Prime B350-Plus GPU: ZOTAC GeForce® GTX 1060 6GB AMP! Edition RAM: Kingston HyperX Fury 2x8GB DDR4 (2400MHz at stock) SSD: Samsung 850 evo 250GB PSU: 550W EVGA SuperNOVA G3 80+ As the title says, my PC keeps restarting, long before Windows lockscreen...
  34. Melonfreco

    Question Scratched my motherboard and now GPU is causing a boot loop (pics)

    Hi all. I just put together a new build and during installation I scratched some trace marks on the motherboard right next to where the pcie slot is. Before I scratched it I had the computer up and running, but didn't put the GPU in yet. After scratching it I put the GPU in and when I turned it...
  35. D

    [SOLVED] New RAM starts reboot loop.

    Hi! I did my first build in 2017 with the Ryzen 7 1700X launch and wanted to upgrade the RAM so I'd be able to run some of my new games better. I have an ASROCK X370 Killer SLI/ac motherboard. I had 8 gigs of RAM in the initial build [Patriot Signature Line 8GB (2x4GB) 288-Pin DDR4 SDRAM DDR4...
  36. D

    [SOLVED] Pc keeps having restart loop, bsod, had issues installing etc

    Pc restarting loop, bsod, restarts entire pc My pc has been running fine no issues I wanted to do a fresh install of windows on my 120gb ssd so I downloaded the medial tool on a usb formatted my 120 and went to install windows. First off every time I boot via usb my screen goes haywire and...
  37. J

    Question Why does my System (occationally) crash into a reboot loop when under load?

    To kick this post off, here are my current PC specs: Motherboard: Asus Prime X570-P CPU: Ryzen 7 2700X RAM: HyperX Fury RGB DDR4 16GB@3200htz PSU: Corsair VS650 GFX Card: Asus RX5700 Storage: M.2: Sabrent Rocket PCIe4.0 1TB (boot drive) SATA: Seagate 2TB Hybrid SSHD Windows 10 Education Edition...
  38. G

    [SOLVED] Infinite Boot Loop after running Driver Verifier

    Infinite Boot Loop after running Driver Verifier, can't get into Advanced Startup/WinRE/BIOS. Out of options I did look around here and elsewhere, but I was unable to find anything of help to me. In short, my computer is stuck in a boot loop, and I am unable to reach anything: Advanced Startup...
  39. KGAiden

    Question PC Boot Loop

    Any Idea whats wrong My pc was working fine but i got a new motherboard and it just boot loops and posts sometimes then crashes any ideas? Video: https://streamable.com/n3j2h9
  40. T

    Question Help! Boot loop without POST

    Sorry for the long post. Here are my specifications: intel i7 - 4770 processor, with the stock cooler/heat sink intel DB85FL motherboard 8 GB of DDR3 RAM from Crucial Seagate SKYHAWKS 1TB HDD, no SSD Zebronics 450 watt power supply and a nvidia GTX 1050ti The problem: Boot loops without...