Windows 8 Automatic Repair loop upon Booting

I've been getting this Automatic Repair upon on booting my Windows 8 Lenovo Computer & it gets stuck on 27%,I left it on overnight hoping it'll be finished but it's still stuck on 27%, Is there any solution to this problem? 
 

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Last updated January 19, 2019 Views 24,629 Applies to:
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Hi,

 

I would suggest you to login to any other computer and create a Windows 8 installation disk. Using that disk you can perform the following troubleshooting methods. You can create the installation disk form the steps given here.

How to create installation media for a PC refresh or reset:

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-8/create-reset-refresh-media

 

Method 1: 

 

Step 1: Boot to Safe mode using the Windows 8 installation Media.

 

Follow the steps given here.

 

Please follow the steps given below. Insert the Windows 8 installation DVD in the DVD ROM and restart your computer.

 

a) After you boot your computer using Windows DVD or System Repair Disc, a black screen appears with gray text "Press any key to boot from CD or DVD". Press any key.
b) Select the correct time and Keyboard type.
c) Click Repair your computer in the lower left corner.
d) Select Troubleshoot from Choose an option screen.
e) Click Advanced options in Troubleshoot screen.

f) Choose “Windows Startup Settings” and click “Restart” button to restart your computer.

g) Select Enable safe mode.

 

If you are able to go to safe mode then follow step 2 .

 

Step 2: Please follow the steps given below to place the computer in Clean Boot

 

Perform a clean boot to check if any third party application is causing the issue, as clean boot helps in eliminating software conflicts. Follow these steps given in the link below to start the computer in clean boot.

 

 

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929135

 

Note: Please go through the section: How to reset the computer to start as usual after troubleshooting with clean boot of the Kb article to boot the computer in normal startup after fixing the issue

 

Method 2: Booting to Recovery Environment with Windows 8 installation media.

This is an alternate way to boot the PC and run recovery tools when something goes wrong with the Operating system.

 

Please follow the steps given below. Insert the Windows 8 installation DVD in the DVD ROM and restart your computer.

a) After you boot your computer using Windows DVD or System Repair Disc, a black screen appears with gray text "Press any key to boot from CD or DVD". Press any key.
b) Select the correct time and Keyboard type.
c) Click Repair your computer in the lower left corner.
d) Select Troubleshoot from Choose an option screen.
e) Click Advanced options in Troubleshoot screen.
f) Click Automatic Repair from Advanced Options screen.
g) Next, choose the operating system by clicking on its button.
h) Windows 8 will then look for problems on hard drive(s) and verify that all required files are intact.



Method 3: Perform System Restore from Advanced Options screen.

System Restore allows you to restore your computer to a previous state quickly and easily without losing any of your files or personal settings. Sometimes when you install programs or drivers, they may affect some of the system settings and prevent other programs from working correctly. You can use System Restore to revert these settings back to their previous state

 

Follow the steps:

a) After you boot your computer using Windows DVD or System Repair Disc, a black screen appears with gray text "Press any key to boot from CD or DVD". Press any key.
b) Select the correct time and Keyboard type.
c) Click Repair your computer in the lower left corner.
d) Select Troubleshoot from Choose an option screen.
e) Click Advanced options in Troubleshoot screen.
f) Select System Restore.

After you perform System Restore your documents and files will always remain to their previous state.


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