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Force Windows 10 To Boot To Advanced Startup


In the event your operating system corrupts and losses functionality to some degree, Windows 10 has the Advanced Startup Options menu, that contains a range of diagnostic and repair utilities to help restore the OS back to It's functional state. You can perform a System Restore, Reset your PC, execute commands via the Command Prompt and more. To have It readily available, In this tutorial, I will show you how to force Windows 10 to always boot to the Advanced Startup settings.



Essentially, once this tweak Is applied, every time you power up your computer, It will boot Into the Advanced Startup options as In the Image above. If need be, you can then diagnose or repair your PC, or hit the Enter key to boot Into your operating system as per normal.

Although the OS should automatically boot Into the Advanced Startup options after two consecutive startup errors, It can fail to do so at the best of times. As such, I will demonstrate how to force Windows 10 to always boot to Advanced Startup, by using the good old Command Prompt. The process Is extremely simple, so without further ado, let's rip Into this tutorial.

Step One:

The first thing you need to do, Is access the Command Prompt with elevated privileges. To do this, open the Search bar and enter cmd. Then right-click the search result at the top, and hit Run as administrator.


Step Two:

The Command Prompt will now open so enter the following command.
 bcdedit /set {globalsettings} advancedoptions true

Your command should look similar to mine as shown below. Then hit the Enter key on your keyboard.


Step Three:

A message of The operation completed successfully will be returned, hence all has gone well. The computer will now boot Into the Advanced Startup options. Let's test It by rebooting the PC.


Step Four:

My computer Is restarting. On boot up, It will automatically go to Advanced Startup.


Step Five:

As you can see, the Advanced Startup settings have been loaded. If my system was experiencing Issues, I can repair It by using any of the available options.


Step Six:

If you want to reverse the change and have your PC boot as per It's original state, open the Command Prompt once again, and enter the following command.
bcdedit /set {globalsettings} advancedoptions false

Hit the Enter key on your keyboard, and the message below will be returned. This confirms that It's been successfully applied. Let's test It to make sure It boots Into the Windows environment.


Last Step:

As expected, my operating system Is booting Into Windows, hence all has gone well.


Final Thoughts:

For whatever reason It may be, If your computer loses functionality every so often, this tweak will certainly serve you well. The good thing about It, Is that It can be applied and removed with Incredible ease- by simply entering a command In the Command Prompt. For peace of mind, you can keep It enabled at all times.



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