Fix Windows 10 Crashes and Freezes After Fall Creators upgrade

Microsoft Recently Rolled out Windows 10 Fall Creators update to Every one. And Its Set to Install Automatically To all Compatible Devices. Also Microsoft Officially Released Windows upgrade Assistant Tool, Media creation Tool To make Upgrade process Smoother. And you Can Also Download The Official Windows 10 ISO File for manual Upgrade or Clean install purpose. Over All Upgrade process is smoother, But some Users Report Windows 10 Crashes and Freezes At Startup. Windows Not Respond for long Time After login To user Account.

Also Some users computer boots everything seems to be fine for about 20 seconds, but after that the mouse freezes and a pop-up error message which is read “Windows not responding” appears on the screen. Apart from freezing, many users have also complained about crashes and blue screen errors. This happens every time the windows start which is highly annoying. If you Are Also Having Issue like this check bellow solutions To Fix Windows 10 Crashes and Freezes After Fall Creators upgrade.

Fix Windows 10 Crashes And Freezes

This issue mostly Occur if the System Files missing or Damaged While the upgrade process, Virus, malware infection ( Specially If the problem Started After install A pirated application or Windows Activator / Crack ). Incompatible Device Driver( After upgrade to latest Version may the old version Drivers are not compatible with new version windows ) Etc. If you are also suffering with this issue Here apply Bellow solutions to get rid of this.

Note : If due To Windows 10 Crashes and Freezes at startup, you are unable to perform bellow steps, Or due to Frequent Blue Screen unable to access normal windows to perform Troubleshooting steps bellow we recommend to start windows into safe mode. Which start windows with minimal system requirement and allow you to perform troubleshooting steps.

Check For virus Malware Infection

If your windows infected with virus, Malware infection this may cause System Freezes, Not responding at Startup High System Resource usage, Or system Became unresponsive. We recommend before perform any troubleshooting steps first check your system for virus malware infection. Download and install a Good Antivirus/ Anti-malware application with latest updates, and perform Full System Scan.

Also you Can use Third party system optimize Application like CCleaner which help to clean cache, junk, windows Error files, Fix Broken Registry entries etc. And optimize windows performance.

After perform Full System Scan And optimize windows performance Simply Restart windows and check this time System Start normally with our any problem or Freezes, Not responding issue At startup. If still having same issue fallow next solutions.

Remove Recent Installed Application




If you notice System Became Unresponsive, Recently After install Any third party Application, Games, Antivirus ( Security software ). Then may this application is not compatible with current windows version.

We Recommend Temporally Remove the Recently application From Control panel -> Small icon View programs and features -> Select the Recently installed application and click uninstall.

Also if you notice This problem started install Recent windows update then we suggest uninstall the recent update from Control panel ->  Small icon View programs and features -> View installed updates on left pane -> this will display all installed updates list select the recently installed update, Right click on it and click uninstall.

view installed updates
view installed updates

Disable Startup Programs

May some Startup Application Cause high impect which became System Unresponsive. You must disable the Startup Applications from Task manager -> Startup Tab -> Her Select the application which cause high impact ( Disable all unusable Applications )

Disable Startup Applications
Disable Startup Applications

Disable Back Ground Running Apps

Also On Windows 10 System Some Apps Run Automatically On Background which use unnecesary system Resources which cause Windows Slow performance or not Responding at startup. First Stop these back ground apps From Settings -> Privacy -> Scroll down and select Background Apps on left side. This will display all running apps, I recommend Turn off all these apps. Now Close Windows Restrat the System and check next login computer running smoothly.

Repair Corrupted system files

As discussed After Windows 10 upgrade process if any system file is missing or get Corrupted this may cause Different Errors include System Freezes and Crashes. To Deal with issues like this windows have inbuilt SFC (System File Checker) command utility which help to scan and restore missing, damaged System Files.

So We recommend First Run the System File checker Tool, Before Apply Any other solution. For this open Command prompt as administrator, Type command sfc /scannow and hit enter key to execute the command.

system file checker tool
system file checker tool

This will Start scanning for missing or corrupted system files, If found any the utility will automatically restore them from a special cache folder located on %WinDir%\System32\dllcache. You only have to Wait until 100% complete the scanning process. If SFC utility results  Windows Resource Protection found corrupt files but was unable to fix some of them, Then Run the DISM Tool which enable SFC utility to do its job. After That Restart windows to take effective the changes sfc utility done. Check This time windows started normally and operate smoothly. If not fallow next instruction.

Check For Disk Drive Errors

Also If Disk Drive is on Error State, Have Bad Sectors issue, That can cause windows buggy, Not respond when you open any folder or file. We Recommedn Run The CHKDSK Utility with some extra parameter to force CHKDSK to scan and fix Disk Errors.




For This simply open Command prompt as administrator And Type Command chkdsk /f /r /x And hit enter key. Press Y and Restart windows.

run chkdsk command with parameters
run chkdsk command with parameters

You can Read more about this Command and use of extra parameter from this post Repair Disk Drive Errors using CHKDSK Command.

This will scan disk Drive for Errors, And Fix Them if found any. After 100% Complete the scanning process this will Restart windows, Now login normally and check windows running smoothly ?

Install .NET Framework 3.5 and C++ Redistributable Package

Also Some Windows Users Suggest After install or update the C++ Redistributable Packages and .NET Framework 3.5 help to them To fix startup Crashes, Freezes windows not responding issue on Windows 10.

Many third party applications and Windows 10 depends on these two components to function accurately. Hence downloading and installing these two components may be a prominent solution to this problem. Get C++ Redistributable package and .Net Framework 3.5 from here.

Disable AppXsvc Using Registry Editor

If all Above method fails to fix the startup crashes not reponding issue the a simple registry Tweak do the job for you.

Note : Windows registry are essential part of windows, Any wrong modification will cause serious issue. We recommend to create a system restore point before do any modification.

First open Windows Registry Editor by press Win + R, Type regedit and hit enter key. Here from left column navigate to – HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Services\AppXSvc 

Now Locate the DWORD Start on the right panel of the screen. Double-click on it, Change the Value data number 4 and click OK.

Disable AppXsvc Using Registry Editor
Disable AppXsvc Using Registry Editor

Thats all close the Registry Editor restart the computer To effect the changes. Now Check on Next login Windows start smoothly with out any startup issue, System Not Responding, Windows Freezes, Crashes issue.

These are the Most working solutions To Fix Windows 10 freezing and crashing After Recent Fall Creators update, After install recent update etc. I hope After apply These solutions your windows Run Smoothly without any Startup Issues. Face any difficulty While apply These solutions feel free to discuss on comments bellow. Also Read Fix windows store app installation error 0x80073cf9.

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