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How to fix Grey Screen at Startup Issue?

Are you getting a grey screen while starting up your PC? It might be due to an obsolete firmware version or outdated drivers and OS on your PC. Follow the below-mentioned steps to fix the grey screen startup problem on your Mac.

Fix: Grey Screen at Startup Mac

  1. First, you need to check the firmware version on your Mac.
  2. If you are using an obsolete version, then download and install the latest firmware from the official Apple site.
  3. Make sure that you install the firmware that is compatible with your device.
  4. If you are already using the latest firmware version, click the Apple menu at the top-left corner of the screen.
  5. Select the About This Mac option from the drop-down menu.
  6. If your Mac is running on low disk space and memory, upgrade it so that all the applications on your Mac have the necessary system resources to run.
  7. You might face the grey screen startup problems even if your Mac fails to meet the system requirements.
  8. To fix this problem, you need to reinstall the previous OS version on your Mac.
  9. If the problem persists, start your Mac using the macOS Recovery mode and fix the issue using the necessary macOS utilities such as Reinstall macOS, Get Help Online, Disk Utility, and Restore from Time Machine Backup.

Grey Screen at Startup

Fix: Grey Screen at Startup Windows

Carry out these steps to fix the grey screen startup problem on your Windows

  1. Shut down your Windows desktop by pressing and holding the Power button for 5 to 10 seconds.
  2. Repeat this procedure for two more times to enter into recovery mode.
  3. While restarting your Windows for the third time, hold the Shift key and click the Restart icon from the Start menu.
  4. Once you enter the Windows recovery mode, navigate to Troubleshoot, followed by Advanced Option.
  5. Select the Startup Repair option to execute the Windows repair automatically.
  1. If you have already created a system restore point, you can use it to resolve the startup problem.
  2. If the grey screen at startup Window problem persists, enter into safe mode and open the Device Manager window to update the installed drivers.
  3. After updating the system drivers, restart your Windows computer and check whether the problem has been resolved.
  4. If the problem still remains unsolved, enter into recovery mode and reset your Windows.