Disable Launch Startup Repair recommendation in Windows 7

Sometimes, when Windows 7 starts, it shows a screen "Windows Error Recovery. Windows Failed to start" and offers to Launch Startup Repair in the boot menu. In many cases, it can be just ignored and you can continue normal startup. But it can be very annoying to choose the option to Start Windows Normally since by default, Launch Startup Repair is selected. Here is how you can disable the Launch Startup Repair recommendation in Windows 7.

windows-7-launch-recovery The Launch Startup Repair recommendation appears in many cases. Damaged BCD settings or boot partition, unexpected reboot or shutdown can cause it. For example, I have a VM with Windows 7 which I never shut down properly, instead I turn off its "power" from the VirtualBox user interface. This fits my scenario and I do not want to see the Launch Startup Repair recommendation.
Here is how it can be disabled.

Disable Launch Startup Repair recommendation in Windows 7

  1. Open an elevated command prompt.
  2. Type the following:
    bcdedit /set {current} bootstatuspolicy ignoreallfailures

windows-7-disable-launch-recovery You are done. This will disable the Launch Startup Repair recommendation in Windows 7.
To undo this change, do the following:

  1. Open an elevated command prompt.
  2. Type the following:
    bcdedit /deletevalue {current} bootstatuspolicy

windows-7-enable-launch-recovery

That's it.

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