8 ways to open Advanced Startup Options in Windows 10

8 ways to open Advanced Startup Options in Windows 10

Advanced Startup Options on Windows 10 allows users to access available Startup settings and recovery options (revovery).

By navigating to Advanced Startup Options, you can reset Windows 10, restore Windows 10, restore Windows 10 from an image file you created earlier, fix startup errors, open Command Prompt to do the options. choose different, open UEFI settings, change Startup settings …

Advanced Startup Options on Windows 10

Access Advanced Startup Options in Windows 10

  • 1. Open Advanced Startup Options using Settings
  • 2. Open Advanced Startup Options with Command Prompt
  • 3. Open Advanced Startup Options from the Windows 10 Desktop
  • 4. Open Advanced Startup Options from the login screen
  • 5. Open the Advanced Startup Option from the Boot Menu
  • 6. Go to Advanced Startup Options from the Windows 10 installation media
  • 7. Boot into Advanced Startup Options from Windows 10 recovery drive
  • 8. Access Advanced Startup with Automatic Repair

1. Open Advanced Startup Options using Settings

Step 1: Open the Settings app by clicking the Settings icon on the Start menu or pressing Windows + I

Click the Settings icon in the Start Menu

Step 2: On the Settings interface , click Update & security.

Click Update & security in Windows Settings

Step 3: Under Update & security, click Recovery from the left pane of the window.

Click on Recovery from the Settings window

Step 4 : Next, in the right pane of the window, click Restart now in the Advanced startup section.

Select Restart now under Advanced startup

Your computer will now reboot.

Step 5: After your computer reboots, you will see the Choose an option screen appear, where you click Troubleshoot.

Choose Troubleshoot in the Choose an option menu

Step 6: On the Troubleshoot screen, click Advanced options to access Advanced Startup Options.

Select Advanced options in Troubleshoot

2. Open Advanced Startup Options with Command Prompt

Step 1: Open Command Prompt under Admin.

Open Command Prompt in Windows 10 new version

Step 2: On the Command Prompt window , enter the following command and press Enter:

shutdown.exe /r /o
Enter the command into the Command Prompt window

You should see a message saying that you are logged out, Close the message and wait a moment, Windows 10 will restart into the Advanced Startup Options menu you need.

3. Open Advanced Startup Options from the Windows 10 Desktop

Step 1: Open the Start Menu, then click the Power button .

Step 2: Press and hold the Shift key, then click Restart to restart your computer. You will now see the Choose an options screen.

Step 3: On the Choose an option screen, click Troubleshoot to open the Troubleshoot screen, where you click Advanced options to access Advanced Startup Options.

4. Open Advanced Startup Options from the login screen

Step 1: On the login screen, click the Power button, press and hold the Shift key, then click the Restart option .

Step 2: Next, on the Choose an option screen, click Troubleshoot and then click Advanced options to access Advanced Startup Options.

5. Open the Advanced Startup Option from the Boot Menu

Step 1: Open your computer or restart your computer. When you see the Choose an operating system screen, click Change defaults or choose other options .

Step 2: Next on the Options screen, click Choose other options option .

Step 3: Next, you will see the Choose an option screen. Here, click Troubleshoot.

Step 4: Finally, on the Troubleshoot screen, click Advanced options to open Advanced Startup Options.

6. Go to Advanced Startup Options from the Windows 10 installation media

Step 1: Insert the DVD or USB disc containing the Windows installation files on it into the computer.

You can borrow a Windows 10 installation disc (or another medium) from someone you know if needed. You do not install or reinstall Windows, but only access Advanced Startup Options, no product key or license is required.

Step 2: Boot from the installation disc or USB device.

Step 3: Select Next from the Windows Setup screen.

Step 4: Select Repair your computer at the bottom of the window.

Step 5: Advanced Startup Options will start up, almost immediately.

7. Boot into Advanced Startup Options from Windows 10 recovery drive

Step 1: Insert the Windows 10 recovery drive into an empty USB port.

Don’t worry if you’ve never created a recovery drive. If you have another computer with the same version of Windows or can borrow from a friend’s Windows 10 computer, see: How to create a Windows 10 recovery drive for instructions.

Step 2: Boot the computer from USB.

Step 3: On the Choose your keyboard layout screen , choose US or whatever keyboard layout you want to use.

Step 4: Advanced Startup Options will begin immediately.

8. Access Advanced Startup with Automatic Repair

If Windows 10 won’t start up on your device and you don’t have the operating system installation file, then you can follow these steps:

Step 1: Press the power button.

Step 2: Immediately after Power-On Self-Test (POST), when you see the blue Windows logo, press the power button again to turn off the computer.

Step 3: Repeat steps 1 and 2 twice. During the third reboot, the operating system will enter Windows Recovery Environment (Windows RE) where some diagnostics will be done to try to fix any boot problems, but you will also see an option to access Windows Startup Settings .

Go to Automatic Repair

Step 4: Choose your account and enter the corresponding password.

Step 5: Click the Continue button .

Step 6: Click the Advanced startup button to continue.

Click the Advanced startup button to continue

After you complete the steps, Windows 10 will open the Advanced startup environment.

Refer to some more articles below:

  • Error correction guide can not turn off computers, laptops Windows 10
  • Unlock hidden features on Windows 10 with some Registry tricks
  • How to set up BIOS password and UEFI to protect data on your Windows 10 computer safely

Good luck!

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