How to Add a Boot to Advanced Startup Options context menu in Windows 10 – Windows Blog by Brink

How to Add a Boot to Advanced Startup Options context menu in Windows 10

Advanced startup enables you to perform these actions:

  • Start recovery (aka: Windows RE or WinRE), troubleshooting, and diagnostic tools.
  • Boot from a disk (ex: USB or DVD) or device (UEFI only)
  • Access the PC’s UEFI firmware
  • Restore Windows from a system image
  • Choose default operating system to boot to on PC if multiple operating systems are installed

When you boot to advanced startup, all user sessions are signed off. If you select a Windows RE feature from this menu, the PC restarts into Windows RE and the selected feature is launched.

  • In some situations, Windows RE automatically tries to repair the system. Also, these situations automatically cause a failover to Windows RE:
  • Two consecutive failed attempts to start Windows.
  • Two consecutive unexpected shutdowns that occur within two minutes of boot completion.
  • A Secure Boot error (except for issues related to Bootmgr.efi).
  • A BitLocker error on touch-only devices.

This tutorial will show you how to add or remove Boot to Advanced Startup Options to the Desktop context menu for all users in Windows 10.

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