If you run into the Windows 10 keeps restarting issue, you’re not alone. Luckily the good news is, it’s not hard to fix at all…
Fixes for Windows 10 keeps restarting
Here’re 5 fixes that have helped other users resolve the Windows 10 computer keeps restarting problem.
If you CANNOT log into your computer system, please start from Fix 1; If you CAN log into your computer system properly however, please start from Fix 2.
- Enter Safe Mode with Networking
- Disable auto-restart
- Update your device drivers
- Change the power option
- Check for hardware issues
1) Make sure your computer is off.
2) Press the power button to turn on your PC. Then when Windows displays a login screen (i.e. Windows has fully booted), long press the power button to turn it off.
3) Repeat 1) and 2) until the screen says Preparing Automatic Repair.
4) Wait for Windows to finish diagnosing your PC, and click Advanced options.
5) Click Troubleshoot.
6) Click Advanced options.
7) Click Startup settings.
8) Click Restart.
9) On your keyboard, press 5 to enable Safe Mode with Networking.
10) Now you’ve successfully booted up in Safe Mode with Networking, continue with Fix 2 to troubleshoot the Windows 10 stuck in endless restart loop problem.
1) On your keyboard, press the Windows logo key and R at the same time, then copy & paste sysdm.cpl into the box and press Enter.
2) Click Settings… under the Startup and Recovery section.
3) Check the box before Write an event to the system log and uncheck the box before Automatically restart. Then click OK.
4) Now check if your computer keeps restarting problem has been resolved. If yes, then great! But if it still restarts for no reason, please move on to Fix 3, below.
This problem may occur if you are using the wrong or outdated device drivers. So you should update your drivers to see if it fixes the issue. If you don’t have the time, patience or computer skills to update your drivers manually, you can do it automatically with Driver Easy.
Driver Easy will automatically recognize your system and find the correct drivers for it. You don’t need to know exactly what system your computer is running, you don’t need to risk downloading and installing the wrong driver, and you don’t need to worry about making a mistake when installing. Driver Easy handles it all.
You can update your drivers automatically with either the FREE or the Pro version of Driver Easy. But with the Pro version it takes just 2 clicks (and you get full support and a 30-day money back guarantee):
1) Download and install Driver Easy.
2) Run Driver Easy and click the Scan Now button. Driver Easy will then scan your computer and detect any problem drivers.
3) Click Update All to automatically download and install the correct version of ALL the drivers that are missing or out of date on your system (this requires the Pro version – you’ll be prompted to upgrade when you click Update All).
You can also click Update to do it for free if you like, but it’s partly manual.
4) Restart your computer and hopefully the annoying auto-restart problem has gone by now. If the problem still persists, please move on to Fix 4, below.
1) On your keyboard, press the Windows logo key and R at the same time, then copy & paste powercfg.cpl into the box and press Enter.
2) Click the High performance option > Change plan settings.
3) Click Change advanced power settings.
4) Double-click on Processor power management > Minimum processor state. Type 5 in Setting (%). Then click Apply > OK.
5) Restart your computer and check if your Windows 10 keeps restarting problem has been solved.
Overheating and faulty hardwares can also be responsible for your computer keeps restarting problem. So you can check the following hardware to troubleshoot the issue:
To avoid overheating, you might want to get a cooling fan or move your computer to a well-ventilated place.
Remove your Random Access Memory (RAM) if you have it installed on your computer. Then carefully clean the RAM and the slot before putting the RAM back. Check if it fixes the issue.
3) External devices
Remove ALL of the external devices from your computer to see if it fixes the Windows 10 keeps restarting problem. If yes, then insert them back one by one until you pinpoint the exact one.