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How to disable automatic repair at Windows 10 boot

During its startup, Windows 10 executes the automatic repair feature which tries to fix booting related issues automatically. If your PC crashes twice consecutively or fails to boot, it will launch the automatic repair procedure and will try to fix the issue which caused the crash. It runs chkdsk and also runs System File Checker (sfc.exe) to restore any corrupt files.
While this feature can be useful for the average user, in some situations, this automatic repair can annoy you very much. Sometimes, it has also been known to get stuck in a repair loop. So it's better in such case to not let Windows do any automatic repairs.
Let's see how we can disable automatic repair in Windows 10
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How to disable automatic repair in Windows 8.1 and Windows 8

One of the new features introduced in Windows 8 during startup is the automatic repair feature which tries to fix booting related issues automatically. If your PC crashes twice consecutively or fails to boot, it will launch the automatic repair procedure and will try to fix the issue which caused the crash. It runs chkdsk and also runs System File Checker (sfc.exe) to restore any corrupt files.

While this feature can be useful for the average user, in some situations, this automatic repair can annoy you very much.  For example, if you have modified any Windows files for tweaking such as the custom boot screen for Windows 8.1, then all your changes will also be reverted by automatic repair. Sometimes, it has also been known to get stuck in a repair loop. Another most important reason that you wouldn't want this is because Windows tells you nothing about what exactly it is doing while it's repairing. So it's better in such cases to not let Windows do any automatic repairs.

Let's see how we can disable automatic repair. It's quite simple

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