Windows could not Update the Computer’s Boot Configuration problem in Windows 10/11 Fix

Are you seeing the ‘Windows could not Update the Computer’s Boot Configuration‘ error message while trying to upgrade to Windows 10 or windows 11 or trying to install an update? If you are indeed seeing this error message, there is nothing to worry about. You have to follow these easy instructions.


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Fix 1 – Disable the UEFI settings

You have to disable the Secure Boot settings in Boot settings.

1. You have to appear on the Windows Recovery Screen following the steps discussed above.

2. Then, click on the “Advanced options“.

 

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3. After that, click on “Troubleshoot“.

 

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5. Upon opening the Troubleshooting window, click on “Advanced options“.

 

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6. In the Advanced options window, click on “UEFI Firmware Settings” to modify it.

 

Uefi Firmware Min

 

7. Now, click on “Restart” to restart your computer into BIOS settings.

 

Restart Uefi

 

8. Once the computer boots up, press “Delete* key to open the bios setup on your computer.

* NOTE– The actual key to open the boot settings on your computer may be different. Pay attention to the key to open the BIOS setup on your system.

 

Bios Setup


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9. Once the BIOS setup screen appears, go to the “Boot” tab with the arrow keys on your computer.

10. After that, go down to select “Secure Boot” and then press Enter.

 

Secure Boot Enter

 

11. Now, choose “Disabled” and then hit Enter to disable UEFI secure boot on your computer.

 

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12. Now, press “F10” from your keyboard to save the settings on your computer.

 

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13. Now, select “Yes” to finally save and exit the bios settings on your computer.

 

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Once the computer boots up normally, check if this solves your problem.

 

Fix 2 – Repair the Boot Manager in CMD

You have to recover the corrupted boot configuration from Windows RE.

But, at first, you have to access the Windows Recovery Environment.

1. Switch off your computer.

2. Then, start your computer.

When you see that the computer is starting up, press-hold the power button for 5 secs to completely switch off your device.

3. Keep repeating this process of start-force shutdown-start 3 times and at 4th time let your computer start normally.

You will see the Automatic Repair window.

4. Then, click on “Advanced options“.

 

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5. After that, click, click on the “Troubleshoot“.

 

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6. Then, you have to click on the “Advanced options“.

 

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7. To open the Command Prompt window, click on “Command Prompt“.

 

Command Prompy

 

8. Then, select your account.

9. After that, put your account password in the box.

10. Then, click on “Continue“.

 

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11. Once the terminal appears on your screen, copy-paste this code and then hit Enter to fix the Master Boot Record.

bootrec /fixmbr

 

Fixmbr

 

12. Now, to rectify the boot issues, paste this code and press Enter to execute it.

bootrec /fixboot

 

Bootrec Fixboot

 

13. You have to rebuild the boot configuration on your computer.

In order to do so, copy this code in the terminal and then hit the ‘Enter‘.

bootrec /rebuildbcd

 

Boot Rec Rebuild

 

Once the rebuilding operation is over, close the terminal.

14. Then, click on “Continue“.

 

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After doing these steps, your problem should be solved.

Fix 3 – Run Startup repair

You have to run the startup repair on your computer.

1. Force shutdown your device following the steps mentioned in Fix 1.

2. Just like before, click on the “Advanced options“.

 

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3. Henceforth, click on the “Troubleshoot” to troubleshoot the booting issue.

 

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4. Again, click on the “Advanced options” to see the advanced options on your computer.

 

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5. Finally, click on the “Startup Repair”.


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Startup Repair

 

Once you have started the startup repair process, Windows will try to fix the booting process on your computer.

Fix 4 – Run checkdisk

Sometimes what happens is that

1. After opening the Windows RE, open the Command Prompt following these steps-

Advance options > Troubleshoot > Advanced options > Command Prompt

 

2. Once the CMD opens up, you have to access the diskpart service.

3. What you need to do is to just copy-paste these two commands one-by-one and hit Enter to execute both of the commands sequentially on your computer.

diskpart
list disk

 

Diskpart

 

4. Now, in the list of the disks, you will have to check the “Disk No” for the faulty drive. Check for the drive where you want to perform this check.

( Example– Just for an example the “Disk 2” is taken.)

 

Disk 2

 

5. To do so copy-paste and modify these commands in Command Prompt window one-by-one and hit Enter after each of them to format the drive on your computer.

select disk (your disk no.)
list partition


Select Disk 2

 

6. Now, you have to select the partition in the drive. Paste the command, modify the command according to it, and hit Enter.

select partition (your disk no.)


7. To create a new partition, copy-paste this command, and then hit Enter to execute it.

create partition primary

 

Create Partitio Primary

 

The formatting process will take some time. Wait till it shows 100%. Once the drive is formatted, you may close the Command Prompt window.

After doing these steps, restart the system and your problem regarding the boot issue will be fixed.

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