Windows 10: could not find the recovery environment

Generally, Windows 10 PC users use the Rephối this PC option when rest of the solutions fail to fix one or more issues. At times, however, the Remix PC operation itself fails to lớn start with the “Could not find the recovery environment” error.

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The “Could not find the recovery environment. Insert your Windows installation or recovery truyền thông media, & restart your PC with the recovery media” error shows up when you launch the Remix this PC tool.


The error shows up when the Windows 10 Recover Environment (WinRE) is turned off, WinRE image is missing or corrupted. While turning on the WinRE is an easy job và fixes the error in most cases, repairing the WinRE is quite complicated.

If you are also getting the same error when you try khổng lồ reset your Windows 10 computer, you can easily fix it by following the given below solutions in that order.

Check if Windows recovery environment is disabled

The Remix this PC tool requires the Windows recovery environment khổng lồ rephối your Windows 10 computer. If it’s not working or disabled, the tool displays the error above sầu. To kiểm tra its status:

Step 1: mở cửa the Comm& Prompt as administrator. To vì chưng that, type CMD in the Start/taskbar tìm kiếm box, right-click on the Command Prompt entry & then cliông xã the Run as administrator option.

Clichồng the Yes button when you get the UAC prompt khổng lồ launch the Comm& Prompt with admin privileges.

Step 2: At the Command Prompt window, type the following comm& & then press the Enter key khổng lồ run it.

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Reagentc /info


If the Windows RE status is disabled, you need to enable the same by following the procedure given in the next solution.

Turn on the Windows Recovery Environment

Step 1: Start the Commvà Prompt as administrator.

Step 2: Here, copy và paste the following comm& inkhổng lồ the Command Prompt and then hit the Enter key khổng lồ turn on the Windows RE.

Reagentc /enable


You may exit the Commvà Prompt now.

Repair the Windows 10 installation

Although there is no option in Windows 10 Settings lớn persize a repair of Windows 10 installation, you can use the Windows 10 installation truyền thông or ISO to lớn persize a repair installation of Windows 10 by keeping installed files và programs. This way you can remix Windows 10.

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Refer to our how khổng lồ repair Windows 10 installation without losing data and apps guide for step-by-step directions.

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