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Windows 10 stuck at Black Screen with Blue Windows Logo no spinning dots?


Start PC, just as Windows attempts to load, press and hold Power Button for 5 – 10 seconds to perform a Hard Shut Down

Do this twice

On the third start Windows will boot into the Recovery Environment and from there you can access System Repair, Safe Mode, Command Prompt . . . etc.

Please try each option one at a time, then see of Windows will boot . . .

Go to Troubleshoot – Advanced Option – Startup Repair
See if Windows startup can repair itself

Go to Troubleshoot – Advanced Option – System Restore
Check to see if you have a restore point you can go back to

If you do not have a Restore Point, go to Troubleshoot – Advanced Option – Startup Settings and click Restart
Upon restart, press 4 to enter Safe Mode
Once in Safe Mode, backup your data if you do not already have a backup
Open Device Manager and check to make sure all your Drivers are up to date
Reboot to see if Windows will start Normally

If the above fails, go to Troubleshoot – Advanced Options – Reset this PC
Choose to keep your files and apps, just your files or to keep nothing
Then start the Reset

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How to restore a Windows 10 system image to an existing or larger storage device

Technical Level : Intermediate

Summary
Since Windows Vista Microsoft included a system imaging utility that makes it easy to backup your entire computer, which you can then use to restore in case of system failure, move to a larger hard disk or simply to have a working state of your computer just in case. As noted, a system image is an exact replica of your hard disk, down to the partition layout. Depending on how large your Windows 10 installation is, it can use a lot of space, so you should invest in an external USB hard disk with a lot of space. In this article, we take a look restoring the system image on a larger hard disk. This makes it quite convenient if you somehow outgrow your current storage allotment.

Details
First, check out the following article how to create a system image.

Once you have your backup ready, you can proceed to shutdown the system, install your hard disk or restart and boot from the recovery drive or Windows 10 bootable media. If you don’t bootable Windows 10 media, see the following article for instructions:

 

To learn how to change your BIOS options to boot from the DVD drive, see the following tutorial:

 

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Once your computer is set to boot from the DVD, you should see this option.

If you are installing from a thumb drive, see the following instructions how to prepare your computer to boot from one:

 

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The Windows logo will appear on screen, this might be here for a while, as long as you see the indicater, everything should be ok.

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Click Next

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Click Repair your computer

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Make sure your external hard disk where the system image is located is connected and turned on.

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System Image will select the latest system image, if you would rather restore another image, select the Select a system image radio box and click Next and follow the on screen instructions to select an available system image.

ImageSystem Image will format and repartition your hard disk, if you have partitions or other attached storage you would to exclude, click the Exclude disks… button and do so then click Next

ImageClick Finish to begin

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One final warning before the restoration begins. Click Yes to continue.

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Wait wait while the restoration takes place. This can take some time.

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When complete, your computer will restart automatically or you can do so right away.

Reclaim unallocated disk space if necessary

If you restorage a system image on a hard disk or SSD that is larger than the one it replaced, then you will have unallocated disk space to reclaim because the system image restored according to its known partition layout.

ImagePress Windows key + X or right click the Start button and click Disk Management

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You will notice there is a unallocated partition, this is what you need to reclaim. To do so, right click the Local disk where Windows 10 is installed, usually C:\ and click Extend Volume…

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Click Next

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Click Finish , you should now see a single disk partition for your Local disk in Disk Management with reclaimed space. FREE TWO DAYS SHIPPING

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