Microsoft, the giant software company, accompanies its users through several setup functions by providing Windows Out-Of-Box Experience (in short OOBE) process. But in certain cases, people encounter various issues including OOBEIDPS Error in Windows 10. It occurs on a network when re-installing the operating system fails. The process gets stuck in the middle and after some time, it loops back straight to the region selection screen. So, in this article, we will try out a few simple and effective solutions to bypass this problem. The OOBEIDPS Error shows the message – Something went wrong – But you can try again!
OOBEIDPS Error in Windows 10 Solutions
Here is how to Fix OOBEIDPS Error in Windows 10 –
1] Perform a Sysprep
As mentioned above, OOBEIDPS Error in Windows 10 continues to occur even after trying the procedure again and again. The OOBE always throws back to the Region selection screen and asks users to start from scratch. Here, comes a small effective workaround that worked for many users is to execute a Sysprep and this is how you accomplish the task –
- Once the Region selection screen comes into view, press Shift + F10 keys altogether. This would open the Command Prompt window.
- Insert the below-given command and hit Enter –
%windir%\System32\Sysprep\sysprep.exe /oobe /reboot
- Executing this command empties current GUIDs and SIDs, restarts Windows 10 PC and lastly, runs OOBE again.
- It takes a minute or so to complete things and resolved several setting up Windows issues including OOBEIDPS Error in Windows 10.
2] Use Try Again button to fix OOBEIDPS Error in Windows 10
The continuous showing of the error “Something went wrong” can be resolved by trying to attempt it again. Once the screen displays the Try Again button, click it and the OOBE process should proceed without any further complications.
3] Force Shut Down the Computer
Sometimes, while choosing the Skip button, users also experience circling dots whirl for a longer time than expected when an error appears. This is the situation when you should shut down the computer forcefully. Keep a hold on the Power button for a while turn the system turns off completely. Wait for a while and then again turn it on. This would resume the OOBE process and will be finished as it is expected.
If you have some more tips to resolve the issue, please drop them in the comments section.
The following solution is recommended by Dave Cole based on the MS Support staff answer. According to the workaround, you need to do a System Reset Update using below instructions –
- Press and hold the power for 20 seconds.
- Do NOT let go when you see the “Slide to shut down your PC” message.
- Do NOT slide to shutdown.
- Do continue to hold down the power button.
- After a bit, the screen will go black and then the simple windows logo (4 white squares) will appear.
- When you see the logo, you can let go.
From here, just follow the prompts, and the OOBEIDPS will no longer not occur.
Source – Microsoft help.