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    Solved Locked Out in Safemode Forgotten Password BIOS Restore?

    Two years ago I forgot my windows password and I've been using a pin to login ever since. Today I restarted in safemode and found the pin is not available for safe mode login. Windows 10 only allows the forgotten password to enter from safe mode. I can't get in! This is my whole life! Please...
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    PC like dead..only black screen (Windows Problem Reporting)

    Well, my PC was slow so a friend said to check for updates. And I always noticed in Task Manager that disk is almost always above 90%. Also, it showed that Malwarebytes (antivirus) is having a high percentage. Anyway, I closed all programs and decided to restart and it gave this screen of...
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    Computer boots to Windows only once when moving RAM

    OS: Windows 10 Home Edition, Version 2004 (OS Build 19041.508) CPU: Intel Core i5-4460 LGA 1150 - BX80646I54460 Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B85M-DS3H Primary RAM: Patriot 16GB(2x8GB) Viper III DDR3 1866MHz (PC3 15000) CL10 Desktop Memory with Black Mamba Heatsink - PV316G186C0K Secondary RAM used...
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    Cloned disk from old laptop, now it will not boot

    Hi. I just bought a new laptop (Acer predator 300) and made a terribly stupid thing. I hope someone can help with this. First I did a system backup of my new pc, using AOMEI backupper. This is now on an external ssd Then I did a complete disk C overwrite, cloning the C disk from my old...
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    Prior Version Google Chrome won't open after System Restore

    I cleared and deleted all my internet history and tabs by accident recently on Google Chrome on Windows 10. I had a ton of tabs and was doing some important research for an assignment. I did a system restore because I read you can recover your tabs that way. It restored the system to an earlier...
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    System Restore & Connection Problems

    I'm experiencing three problems at the same time with my Windows XP, one involves System Restore, one of the problems involves a networking issue (connecting to the internet) and the other involves a web/email issue (Google account). I'm at my wit's end with these problems, so please help me...
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    Windows 7 64 bit fails during backup with "shadow copy issue

    I'm running Win 7 64 bit PC. - I can't create a system restore image or simple backup. I've been following this help thread but still can't get it to work. Please advise...
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    Windows 10 Home Restore Points

    In Windows 10 Home, the System Restore Points system has moved to a new level; I cannot find visual notice of the Restore Points, but I can see the, something like, "move system to a previous state" thing there, at the Settings. Help me here?
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    Can System Restore in XP recover browser history?

    I use the Maxthon browser. Recently I had a BSOD crash that wiped out the much greater part of my Maxthon history. I utilize the history a lot, so this was disconcerting. The Maxthon history is kept in a folder under C:\Documents and Settings\[username]\Application Data\. Is there any chance at...
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    System restore drive configuration resetting to 0

    System protection set up correctly. However, every once in a while my restore points disappear, although the settings remain unchanged. I finally discovered that my restore drive C configuration had been reset to 0 bytes and therefore no restore points could be created and previous points...
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    Diagnostic Policy Service

    Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2120 CPU @ 3.30GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 42 Stepping 7 Processor Count: 4 RAM: 8104 Mb Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics, -1988 Mb Hard...
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    Solved Unable to create restore point

    I just started having trouble with my backup software. Before looking into that, I wanted to set a restore point. To my surprise, I find I no longer have any restore points on my computer and am unable to create one at present. I looked under system properties => system protection and it...
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    Unable to start PC in regular or safe mode, reset or restore

    This morning, after resetting my PC, I encountered the blue ': (' error screen. After trying to restore to a previous instance of the PC (there were two dates to choose from), the restore failed and the two dates are no longer available. I am unable to reset, restore, start in safe mode, etc...
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    Solved Power failure and computer

    I was in the middle of a system restore and had a power failure for about 3 minutes. Now computer is stuck in loop and says windows was not properly installed Help!!! This is college and job computer It is an older Gateway one zx6980 Thank
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    Windows System Repair Doesn't Work with My USB3 Drive!

    I bought a nice Seagate Expansion 5TB Desktop External Hard Drive USB 3.0 a few months back. I have diligently made a couple of System Images which were copied this new drive (which I named Drive Q). I now need to do a System Restore, using my System Repair Disk. The disk booted up just fine...
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    Help Restore Computer to Exactly One Day Ago

    So i reccently i tried to delete ONE SINGLE thing on my desktop, but there was a bunch of checkmarks on the desktop icons and folders. so when i dragged the single file i tried to delete and put it in the recycle bin, it dragged everything in there. so immediately i thought and assumed: "go into...
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    Solved Diagnosing cause of freezes and blue screens

    First my build: AMD FX-6300 650 W PSU Radeon Fury X watercooled Seagate 1T barracuda HD 16 GB of RAM (2 x 8 GB) ASUS M5 A78L-M MOBO Dual boot with Windows 10 and Ubuntu. So my computer started randomly freezing after getting a blue screen of death (BSOD) a few days ago. Since then my computer...
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    Dell laptop stuck on Dell screen, system restore

    I received a vga/usb device today, was trying to hook up 2 monitors. I plug in the usb device and it loads it's software on the computer and says it needs to restart. I restart and now it says it cannot boot properly and needs to reset to an earlier time. I click reset and it goes to the dell...
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    New Windows 10 machine needs repeated System Restores

    My computer has begun to be highly unstable. Problems usually begin at the Windows 10 login screen and then escalate. The first time this happened, it wouldn't read my fingerprint (a recent purchase, model is a KByte) and so I reset it. I rebooted it, and things proceeded normally until the...
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    eMachines Recovery Management (Windows 7 or 8)

    So my daughter has an eMachines computer (el1352-01e) that took a dump after an update. I'm in Italy for the next 3 years so I ordered the recovery disks. They showed up, I have 1 System Disk and 3 Recovery Disks. Simple enough instructions, run the System Disk, then load the Recovery Disks when...