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How To Boot Up Your Windows 10 PC Into Diagnostics Mode Tutorial

Boot Your PC Safely While Troubleshooting Issues

This Windows 10 tutorial will show you how to boot up your PC into diagnostics mode when started up.

Windows diagnostic mode is a bit like safe mode but with more options available, it basically loads only basic services and devices.

Sometimes your PC may not be performing as it should or you may be encountering errors on your PC when you startup, so by booting up Windows 10 in diagnostics mode you may be able to source the cause of your issues.

Just remember you can revert your PC back to normal startup mode very easily.

****Top Tip****
If you are still having issues on your Windows 10 PC whilst running in diagnostics mode then I would recommend booting up your PC into safe mode as that mode disables even more options.

To Boot Windows 10 into diagnostics mode :

1. Type in MS CONFIG in Windows search bar (bottom left corner of the screen)


2. Click on System Configuration to open it

3. Under General Tab select ‘Diagnostic Startup’

4. Press Apply > Press OK

5. Window will pop up and say ‘Restart PC’ > Press restart (If no pop-up window then restart PC manually)

To Revert PC to boot into normal mode:

1. Type in MS CONFIG in Windows search bar (bottom left corner of the screen)

2. Click on System Configuration to open it

3. Under General Tab select ‘Normal Startup’

4. Press Apply > Press OK

5. Restart your PC.

Check out the video tutorial here on How To Boot Up Your Windows 10 PC Into Diagnostics Mode if you are getting stuck.

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