Is your computer keeps restarting? In this tutorial, TheGhanaTech will be showing you the easiest way to fix your windows computer that keeps restarting or rebooting. “Computer keeps restarting” is one of the commonest issues most windows users encounter.
Most windows users who normally experience this kind of issue always get confused and disturbed especially when they are using the computer for a specific project. The first question they normally ask themself when they encounter such a problem is “Why does my computer keep restarting and what may be the cause”.
There could be numerous reasons for the computer to keep rebooting. It could be a hardware failure, malware attack or virus, corrupted drivers, software issue, and also changes in operating settings. Any of the listed reasons can keep your computer restarting or stuck on restarting screen.
Hardware failure can easily slow the performance of your computer and automatically keeps your computer restarting. This kind of issue can be fixed by a professional hardware technician because some of the hardware failures can be caused by overheating, RAM, defective power supply, fan and many more.
Malware or viruses can make your computer perform very bad and can restart your computer most often. Hackers can attack your computer with malware or viruses whereby you wouldn’t have any control of the computer and will steal any document or file from your pc and keeps it rebooting.
Corrupted drivers can also make your computer reboot without you rebooting it. When your drivers are out of version or have corrupted drivers on your pc, it can affect the functionality of your pc and slow the performance of the central processing unit (CPU).
Software issues and changes in the operating system can also be the reason for your automatic rebooting pc. The software issue can be caused by an automatic operating system update failure or problem. Sometimes your pc may reboot automatically when there have been changes in your OS settings.
How to fix Windows computer that keeps restarting
Kindly follow the steps carefully and achieve a better result for your windows computer. All Windows 7/8.1/10/11 users can use this solution to fix this problem.
- On your computer, click on the Start menu and search for “advanced system settings” or “view advanced system settings“
- Click on the “advanced system settings” or “view advanced system settings“
- System properties dialogue will open and click on the advanced button
- In the advanced setting, click on the settings for Startup and Recovery
- Startup and Recovery dialogue will open and deselect the option of Automatically restart under the system failure
- Now click on OK to save changes
- On your computer, click on the Start menu and search for Run
- Click on the Run and type Regedit in the space and click OK
- A dialogue message “Do you want to allow this app to make changes to your device” and click on Yes
- Click on the HKEY_lOCAL_MACHINE, click on SOFTWARE
- Under the software, click on policies, click on Microsoft
- Click on Windows, right-click on the windows and click New, click on Key and rename it to WindowsUpdates
- Select and right-click on the WindowsUpdates you created, click on New, click on Key and rename it AU
- Select the AU and right-click on the plain selection, click on New, click on DWORD (32-bit) value
- Now, type NoAutoRebootWithLoggedOnUser and press Enter
- Now right-click on NoAutoRebootWithLoggedOnUser and click on Modify
- Now you will change the value data from 0 to 1 and press Ok
- Now kindly reboot/restart your computer from the start menu to enjoy the solution
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