Your PC Ran Into a Problem and Needs To Restart – Windows 8, 10

Your PC ran into a problem and needs to restart” is an error message which may appear in computers running Windows 8 OS (or Windows 8.1 or Windows 10 as well) for different reasons from computer to computer. This article is a troubleshooting guide to resolve this error message.

Your PC ran into a problem and needs to restart. We’re just collecting some error info, and then we’ll restart for you.

Windows 8 is a new version of Windows Operating System. An Operating System (OS) produced by Microsoft for use on Personal Computers, Tablets, Home-Theater PC’s etc. The Development of Windows 8 was started before the Release of Windows 7.

About | Your PC Ran Into a Problem and Needs To Restart

This is a non-tolerable message that appears with crashing of you Microsoft Windows 8 (or 10). This is similar to Windows – Blue Screen Errors of Death!

The Error Message!

This error message appears in following 2 variants:

  • Your PC ran into a problem and needs to restart. We’re just collecting some error info, and then we’ll restart for you. (or)
  • Your PC / Computer ran into a problem that it couldn’t handle and now it needs to restart. You can search for the error online.

Reasons for Error!

  • A physical hardware, installed driver or third-party extension is causing this issue; and it is repairable by a crash or dump analysis.
  • Second reason may be that you selected some settings that are not correct, or if the system has a lot of data in it and its resources are being over used.
  • Additionally, if you’ve used any third-party software that has modified native system files, brutally; may create an issue. These points may be sufficient to cause a file corruption and thus system doesn’t boots up at all.

Fix – “Your PC Ran Into a Problem and Needs To Restart”

There are 2 fixes available for you to get rid of error: “Your PC Ran Into a Problem and Needs To Restart” windows 8.1. These methods have to be done manually:

Get Rid of your Problem – Windows 8

  1. Go to Start menu > All Apps > Search for Command Prompt.
  2. Run command prompt as an Administrator.
  3. TypeSFC /SCANNOW.

Your PC ran into a problem and needs to restart. We’re just collecting some error info, and then we’ll restart for you.

If the Problem is not fixed then try the other method 2.

Fix Memory Issue and Forget The Error!

As mentioned earlier memory issue may cause to display this error message “Your PC Ran Into a Problem and Needs To Restart, We are just collecting some error info, and then we’ll restart for you.” and your PC always needs to restart.

#Fact: PC restarts to protect itself from serve issues like serious hardware failure and future crash. Let’s solve this issue.

  1. Go to Computer Properties
  2. Advance system properties.
  3. Click on Advance Tab.
  4. Click on Start up and Recovery “Settings”

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Now you all can see a portion of dialogue box saying “System Failure”

  1.  Uncheck “Automatically Restart”
  2. In “Write Debugging information” Select “Complete Memory Dump” from the drop down menu.
  3. And Click on Apply and OK It may say you all to restart.
  4. Restart your PC and You are done.

Video | Your PC Ran Into a Problem and Needs To Restart!

Updated: I just found this video on the same error i.e. “Your PC Ran Into a Problem and Needs To Restart, We are just collecting some error info, and then we’ll restart for you”. I hope it’s helpful.

Final Words On The Error!

I hope above mentioned methods are useful and you’ll not get “Your PC Ran Into a Problem and Needs To Restart” error message again.

This is similar to Windows Blue Screen Errors of Death!

Fix-It Utilities: Software like this proves very helpful in these situations. These utilities makes your PC fast, do Registry Repair and System Optimization. They can even recover deleted files from hard drives, USB drives, flash drives and memory cards. Also, helps you when you ran out of space on your drive.

References and Further Readings:

Following are few links that might help you more on the error issue “Your PC Ran Into a Problem and Needs To Restart, We are just collecting some error info, and then we’ll restart for you.

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