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Hey guys I'm having a problem with booting up my PC. I just had a blackout which caused my PC to shut off and when I tried turning it back on again, I was hit with a Prepairing Automatic Repair screen and waited. After waiting for a while it just stayed on a black screen and when I tried to restart my PC, I would get hit with a blue screen. And when I tried to restart again it would go through the Automatic Repair screen again and loop. I'm able to move my cursor around but that's pretty much it it still sits on a black screen.


I'm really hoping someone has a solution for me. Thanks!

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Welcome to the forum.

I am not a HP employee.


An abrupt system shutdown due to loss of power can do two possible bad things to your PC:


1. Damage hardware.

2. Corrupt the Windows Master Boot Record (MBR).


Check hardware. Run full HP Diagnostics from a cold start. Tap "ESC". Select HP Diagnostics from the HP Startup Menu.


Try an offline MBR repair. 


Go here (Link). Download and run the W10 media creation tool on a working PC to create bootable W10 installation media for your specific factory installed OS (most likely W10 Home). Select W10, 64 bit.


Create this media on either USB or DVD media.


Boot to this media. Then follow steps at this site (Link). 



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