5 Simple Ways to Windows Error Recovery and Fix It 2021

The Windows Error Recovery Process screen is displayed when Windows is not terminated properly, such as when Windows was forcibly terminated at the previous termination.

Windows Error Recovery

Step 1

  • Check the displayed screen
  • When this phenomenon occurs, the screens are displayed in the order of [Windows Error Recovery Processing] screen, [System Recovery Options] screen, and [Startup Repair] screen.
  • The operation differs depending on the screen, so check the displayed screen and refer to each item below.
  • If the [Windows Error Recovery Process] screen is displayed
  • Press the [↑ / ↓] keys on your keyboard to select [Start Windows normally], and then press the [Enter] key.
  • If Windows cannot be started normally, or if the same screen is displayed frequently even if it can be started , proceed to Step 2 .
  • If the System Recovery Options screen is displayed
  • Click Launch Startup Repair and wait for a while until the repair is complete.
  • If the problem is repaired automatically, Windows will start.
  • If Windows cannot start normally, the screen returns to the [Windows Error Recovery Process] screen. Please refer to the
  • case where the [Windows Error Recovery Process] screen is displayed.
  • If the Startup Repair screen is displayed
  • Wait for a while until the repair is completed.
  • If the problem is repaired automatically, Windows will start.
  • If Windows cannot be started normally, or if the same screen is displayed frequently even if it can be started , proceed to Step 2.

Step 2

  • Check if you can start by removing the peripheral device.
  • The problem may be caused by the influence of peripheral devices (printer, USB flash memory , external drive, etc.) connected to the PC .
  • Please remove all connected peripherals from your VAIO computer and check if you can start it.

Step 3

  • Start in safe mode (Safe mode) and check if it can be improved by removing added software or drivers.
  • If the same screen reappears, select Safe Mode and press Enter to see if you can boot into Safe Mode .
  • You can start in safe mode, delete the added software and peripheral device drivers, and check if Windows can start normally.
  • If you cannot boot in safe mode, proceed to Step 4.
  • Remove the added software
  • Depending on the added software, there are two ways to remove it, one is to run the uninstaller and the other is to use the [Add or Remove Programs] screen.

Delete the added driver (Windows Error Recovery)

If the added driver is not working properly, try removing it. To check or delete it, use the [Device Manager] screen.

  • Open Device Manager.
  • The [Device Manager] screen will be displayed. Check if an exclamation mark (!) Is displayed in the item name.

If the (!) Mark is displayed on the [Device Manager] screen, the driver is not working properly.

  • Right-click on the driver that is not working properly and click Remove from the menu that appears.
  • After removal, restart Windows.
  • If you can start by removing the software and drivers, check the installation procedure and whether it is compatible with your VAIO computer.
  • Depending on the driver, you may need to remove the associated application. If the application related to [Programs and Features] in Control Panel is installed when the driver is added, uninstall it as well.
  • For the installation procedure and support status of software and peripherals made by other companies, please check the attached instruction manual or each manufacturer.
  • Quit resident software
  • Please close the resident software and check if it can be improved.
  • Perform a system restore
  • Use Safe Mode System Restore> to bring your system back to the point where it booted normally to see if it improves. 

Step 4

  • Check if it can be started with the configuration at the time of the previous normal startup.
  • Configure the configuration for the previous normal boot and call the Windows system that was successfully booted last time.
  • However, please note that all data and settings created since the last normal startup will be deleted.

Step 5

  • Perform recovery (re-setup / initialization) to see if it improves.
  • If all the items are checked and the problem persists, there may be a problem with Windows.

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