Did you notice After login to user account ” Windows 10 Stuck on Welcome Screen “? or windows stuck on loading screen for a long time? A number of Windows users report especially After Recent Windows 10 october 2018 update The loading circle cannot stop and the system does not respond to their actions.

Stuck at welcome screen may be caused by issues startup failure, incompatible software, driver failure, outdated software, corrupted registries. Anything from a faulty system update to some other software problem can cause a Windows 10 computer to get stuck on the Welcome screen.

Windows 10 stuck welcome after update

In some cases, the field to enter the password is missing, in other cases, the keyboard is missing or the password is not being accepted. the mouse just appear on a black screen with the blue spinning circle. If something similar happens to you, then try the following fixes.

First Be patient and wait until compliantly load the user profile, After that Perform following solutions to Prevent this problem. Or if you notice The welcome Screen Stuck for long (more then 30 min ) then you need to access advanced options to fix these startup problems.

Access Advanced Options

Windows 10 and 8.1 includes the “Windows Startup Settings” or “Advanced startup” options formerly known as “Advanced boot options” that can help you to troubleshoot, diagnose, and fix your PC if it is having problems starting or fix startup issues. From Here you can access Windows diagnostic and repair tools like Reset This PC, System Restore, Command Prompt, Startup Repair, and much more. Check how To access Advanced options on windows 10.

Advanced Boot options on windows 10
Advanced Boot options on windows 10

Perform Startup Repair

When you are on Advanced options Screen click on Startup Repair. If any Corrupt system file or application prevent your user to login windows the Startup Repair Check and fix them. Startup Repair will scan your system and analyze the various settings, configuration options, and system files as it looks for corrupt files or botched configuration settings. More specifically, Startup Repair will look for the following problems:

  1. Missing/corrupt/incompatible drivers
  2. Missing/corrupt system files
  3. Missing/corrupt boot configuration settings
  4. Corrupt registry settings
  5. Corrupt disk metadata (master boot record, partition table, or boot sector)
  6. Problematic update installation

After that Restart windows normally and login to user account check there is no more delay login, Stuck at welcome screen etc.




Perform Advanced Commands to Run system checks

If perform Startup Repair Failed To fix the Problem Then There may be any corrupted system file, Disk Drive error, Bootmgr missing, Buggy windows updates causing windows 10 stuck at welcome Screen. Again form Advanced options Click on command prompt and perform Bellow commands one by one to fix different startup problems.

To Fix and rebuild master boot record and Boot mgr problems perform commands bellow

 bootrec /fixmbr
 bootrec /fixboot
 bootrec /scanos
 bootrec /rebuildbcd
Fix and rebuild master boot record and Boot mgr problems
Fix and rebuild master boot record and Boot mgr problems

Then Perform Command bellow to scan and restore Missing corrupted system files and Check Disk Drive For Errors bad sectors.

 sfc /scannow
 chkdsk c: /f /r
repair Corrutped system files
repair Corrutped system files

Wait until 100% complete the scanning process, After that type command exit to close command prompt and Restart windows. check There is no more Startup problem or Windows Stuck At welcome screen. Still having the same issue then Boot into safe mode to perform some Advanced troubleshooting steps.

Remove Recent Installed Applications

If this problem Started After installing a New software, Install a new Driver Application or antivirus then, this installed application may cause the problem to prevent user to login to windows. For this, you have to uninstall the program, then evaluating your system.
To Remove / Uninstall any Recent application Press Windows + R, type appwiz.cpl and hit enter key. This will open programs and features window here right click on the recently installed application and select uninstall.




Perform Clean Boot

Some Times third-party software you use on Windows may cause this issue, Prevent Windows start normally, Windows 10 Stuck At welcome screen etc. So if you use some many third-party tools, you must try clean boot.

To do this Simply Press Windows + R, typemsconfig and hit enter key. Then go to Services  tab and check Hide all Microsoft services and click Disable all button. Reboot and check the status of issue. You can also do this step-wise, for each program, one-by-one disable the corresponding services and keep checking if the issue resolves.

Hide all Microsoft services
Hide all Microsoft services

Reset Windows Update Components

If after perfrom All solutions still you notice The Welcome screen Stuck, windows login Take login time. Especially if after install recent updates windows stuck on loading screen Then there may be buggy updates causing the issue. That Cause try To reset the windows update components by fallowing bellow.

To do this open command prompt as administrator Then perfrom Command bellow one by one to reset the windows update components to its default setup.

net stop bits
net stop wuauserv
net stop appidsvc
net stop cryptsvc

Ren %systemroot%\SoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution.bak
Ren %systemroot%\system32\catroot2 catroot2.bak

net start bits
net start wuauserv
net start appidsvc
net start cryptsvc

Now reboot your PC/laptop and check if the stuck screen has gone.

Enable Hidden Administrator Account

In some case, you may stuck into Welcome screen if your user account is corrupted. So try logging into another user account on the machine. By this, you’ll be at-least able to get inside the OS to manage problematic user account. Or if you don’t have any other user account, simply follow this guide to enable hidden administrator account.

These are some best working solutions to fix Windows Startup problems. Include windows 10 stuck at loading screen with spinning circle problem. I hope Apply These solutions fix Different Startup problems, include Windows 10 stuck on welcome screen, Windows Stuck At spinning circle etc.

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