How to disable automatic restart on system failure?

In many cases you may not want your system to restart automatically after experiencing a blue screen crash in Windows so that you can record the error message. In order to disable or enable the BSOD automatic restart after a system failure, please follow the instructions below.

  1. Press the Windows key + R to open the Run prompt. 
  2. Type in Sysdm.cpl and hit Enter to launch the System properties prompt.
  3. Click on the Advanced tab.
  4. Under Startup and Recovery, click on the Setting option.
  5. Under System failure, make sure to uncheck Automatically restart.
  6. Click OK to save your changed and close.
  7. Repeat these steps and recheck Automatically restart if you'd like to have your computer restart after BSOD crashes again.
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