Windows OS - Spinning Icon at Bootup

This document contains an overview of how to troubleshoot a spinning icon at bootup on a Windows 8 or 10 computer.
Steps to Reboot Computer
1. Unplug ethernet cable from computer.
2. Force computer shutdown by holding in power button until computer power button light turns off.
3. After 15-30 seconds, power on the computer and login. 
4. Plug the ethernet cable back into the computer and reboot.
5. Login and all should be OK.

KeywordsWindows, Windows Spins, Spinning, Bootup, login, Windows 8, Windows 10   Doc ID72011
OwnerAaron W.GroupSouthern Illinois University Edwardsville
Created2017-03-24 08:15:30Updated2024-02-16 12:03:57
SitesSouthern Illinois University Edwardsville
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