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Question Problem Caused By Windows 10 Update


Nov 19, 2018
Hey guys,

So I've had this problem for about 3 months, thought it's finally time to solve it, but need help doing so.

I installed a Windows 10 update around 3 months ago and basically it messed my PC up when it turns on.

My PC was set to boot from my SSD automatically, however, after installing the Windows update, the only way I can turn on my PC is by pressing f12 and bringing up the window which allows me to manually boot my PC from something, and then manually selecting the blank field shown in this screenshot:

If I select either my Sabrent or my Sandisk SSDs (either manually in this boot menu, or to boot from them

And I've also tried to make my PC automatically boot from this 'blank field' in the BIOS, but there's no option to actually select it.

I assume it's some sort of Windows bug when the update happened, so now I can only turn on my PC every day by pressing f12 and selecting the blank field manually.

How can I fix this without reinstalling Windows?

P.S. here is my windows version and my PC specs:
View: https://i.imgur.com/Az1jCOl.png

Thank you :)
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Win 10 Master
windows generally can't change the bios settings so I wonder what its done to startup.

Does that happen if you restart windows as well? its just one way to fix startup is via windows recovery which loads at startup
go to settings/update & security/recovery
under advanced startup, click restart now button
it should restart PC in a blue menu
choose troubleshoot
choose advanced
choose start up repair - this will scan PC and maybe fix this - will ask for logon info

Another thing that might fix this is
from the same blue menu
choose troubleshoot
choose advanced
choose command prompt

Follow this: https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-rebuild-the-bcd-in-windows-2624508