[Solved] Startup Repair Cannot Repair This Computer Automatically

March 25, 2019

How to fix error “Startup Repair cannot repair this computer automatically” in Windows 7/8/10? 4 solutions offered in this article to help you out.

Startup Repair Cannot Repair This Computer Automatically?

Today, I can’t bring my Windows 7 computer out of sleep mode, and it wouldn’t respond. So I have to power it off and restart the computer. However, it did not open and got an error showing Startup repair cannot repair this computer automatically. And I paste this problem details below:

Problem signature:
Problem Event name : StartupRepairOffline
Problem Signature 01: 6.1.7600.16385
Problem Signature 02: 6.1.7600.16385
Problem Signature 03: unknown
Problem Signature 04: 21201006
Problem Signature 05: AutoFailover
Problem Signature 06: 10
Problem Signature 07: NoRootCause
POS Version: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.256.1
Locale ID: 1033

Please help me, any advice will be grateful, Thanks.

Don’t upset if you encounter this kind of error Startup Repair not working, we will help you out with several ways listed below.

Calm Down, Solutions Are Here!

The cause to the problem might be the corrupted Master Boot Record (MBR), external USB flash drive, corrupted file system, or bad sectors, etc. Calm down, you will get your problem fixed with the following solutions.

Fix 1: Remove All External Devices

If you connected storage devices with your current computer, the computer might recognize the external hard drive like USB flash drive as the system boot partition, and Startup Repair tool check the USB drive instead of actual boot partition on the disk. Thus, the “Startup Repair cannot repair this computer automatically” error occurred.

Fix 2: System Restore

If you have created system restore point before, you are the lucky one that who has the chance to bring everything back to normal (to previous state before the error, even original settings). You could do the following things to fix this problem:

1. Press F8 button constantly while booting to go Setup menu, then select Safe Mode.

2. After enter OS, and then go Start ->All Programs ->Accessories ->System Tools ->System Restore, then use the system restore point to restore your computer back to normal.

Fix 3: Rebuild MBR

If the MBR is corrupted, your computer could not read the MBR to start Windows Boot Manager in the PreBoot process according to Microsoft. So, you might meet the “Startup Repair cannot repair this computer automatically” error. To repair damaged MBR, the powerful AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard will help you out with simple clicks, just refer to these steps:

1. Download this freeware, and create WinPE bootable media in a normal computer (borrow one from your friends).

Make Bootable Media

2. Then boot your issued computer with the WinPE bootable media, and then AOMEI Partition Assistant will automatically run.

3. Right click the system boot hard drive, and then select Rebuild MBR at the drop down menu.

Rebuild MBR

4. Choose MBR type for your Windows 7/8/10 operating system, and click OK.

Choose MBR Type

5. Click Apply at the top left corner. Then, press Proceed to confirm this operation.

Apply Rebuild MBR

Fix 4: Fix Bad Sectors

Generally speaking, the bad sector could be the root cause for this Startup Repair offline error. Therefore, check and fix bad sectors with Command Prompt (chkdsk.exe) will take you out of the trouble, here is how chkdsk works:

  1. Boot your computer with Windows installation disc.

  2. Choose Repair your computer -> pick your system drive (usually C:\), and click Next.

  3. Select Command Prompt in System Recovery Options window, then input the command and execute:

chkdsk C: /f /r (C: usually the Windows installation drive)

Then, check if the “Startup repair cannot repair this computer automatically” error solved. However, you might encounter chkdsk is not available for raw drives, the comprehensive disk manager - AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard, and the Check Partition will save your life.

Summing Up

AOMEI Partition Assistant is designed for Windows-based computers to manage hard disk partitions, reformat partitions, and other useful features, like allocate free space, migrate OS to SSD, recover deleted/lost partitions, and fix like BOOTMGR is missing, operating system not found issue, etc.

By the way, It’s highly to recommend that backup your computer regularly to avoid the Startup Repair cannot repair this computer automatically error.