windows 8

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    Hdd locked through bios , system win8.1

    Hello everyone , I locked my DELL laptop (win8.1) with a bios system and hard drive lock a long time ago and forgot the password , I am now trying to access the data on the seagate hdd (old pictures/files) but cannot access it because of the lock. I have put the hdd into a usb enclosure to try...
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    Recover from windows 10

    Hello, recently my windows 10 pc went to a problem which stopped windows from booting and i tried many solutions including repair with bootable USB but none worked. I lost hope to repair it. So i want recover some files from it which is hidden. My windows got installed on a ssd. I plugged that...
  3. Charley913

    Stuck in EFI Shell with 'Shell>' Constantly Repeating

    I'm working with a Lenovo Lynx k3011w IdeaTab Tablet 64 GB 2 GB RAM Intel Atom CPU Z2760 @1.80 GHz Windows 8 STD DPK MIDH The end result I'm looking for is to reset and upgrade to an old version of Windows 10 In attempting to reformat 'HD' via DOS due to being stuck constantly trying...
  4. britekguy

    Using the SFC and DISM to Repair Windows 10

    Note: The SFC utility has been available for many years. DISM came on the scene with Windows 8. What follows is downloadable from: Using SFC (System File Checker) and DISM (Deployment Imaging Servicing and Management) to Repair Windows 8 & 10...
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    New motherboard not detecting C drive or Windows

    Hello - Replaced dead motherboard with new (used) one on a Dell XPS 2720, Windows 8. Powers up now, but isn't loading Windows or detecting C drive where all the files are. Tried to run System Restore but it won't find OS. Tried to run Re-image but it "cannot find file specified...
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    Computer Internet Issue (Moved from Windows 8 forum)

    Sorry if this is in the wrong forum! Windows 8 laptop got overheated from sitting in the sun and being used. At first it wouldn't turn on, but then it was left alone to cool and it opened up and such seemingly normally. But now it won't connect to the internet and says there are no available...
  7. lochlomonder

    Microsoft Updates Causing Freezes

    Just a heads up for our community: I've been reading multiple reports (see example) of updates KB4493472 and KB4493446 causing freezing issues on Windows 7, Windows 8, Server 2008 R2, and Server 2012 R2. I would recommend avoiding installation entirely until Microsoft determines a solution.
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    My android device is connected to my pc but can't read files

    I was able to connect my Samsung Galaxy to my pc but still can't can't access my files, I was able to click the MTP but it's still not showing up. I also tried to use 2 different cables and restarted my phone but it's still not working. How can I fix this?
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    Memory completely full after factory reset?

    so I have an HP stream, it’s a touchscreen windows 8 laptop. I had no trouble when I first got it, but I tried to download a movie and I think I allowed a virus to get in. I ran scans and everything came back okay but my memory was still completely full. I’ve deleted my BitTorrent client and...
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    Resetting acer laptop windows 8.1 without password

    I have reached the screen where I choose troubleshoot/reset the pc. Next I am greeted with a screen asking me to "insert windows installation or recovery media to continue". I don't have either or a thumb drive. Is it possible to download Windows 8.1 on my tablet and boot my laptop from the...
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    Bash command line

    I have activated the bash command line on my Windows 8 laptop. When I open it and try to type something it immediately closes. What's the problem?
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    Solved HDMI port not working?

    I'm trying to display my PC to my TV but when i connect the HDMI to the PC and TV nothing happens on the computer and it doesn't recognize anything when i go to the display setting and try to set it to the TV. I know the HDMI works because it's the one i use for my PS4, I also know that the TV...
  13. Bresson

    Urgent: Laptop won't boot, intricate question

    Hello, my technical question is a rather difficult one at first sight, i shall start by telling you guys what happened. I had the typical problem of the: (plugged in, not charging. Battery 0%). This issue didn't bothered me for over two years, as i don't go mobile with my laptop and the battery...
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    Windows Xp start problem

    Hello I have a problem with my computer. When I start my computer in monitor show balck screen with some letters and seconds when the second end computer didn't start and show again the black screen. Can someones help me?
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    Using android phone as webcam

    Hello. I don't know is it a right section, so sorry. Next: sorry for my bad english. Let's go. First thing - this is my first post. I'm looking for help to use my android phone as webcam by connecting it via USB. Second thing, the problem is: I find a way to use my phone camera as web camera by...
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    In Progress PC Keeps Freezing

    I have a hp pavillion p7 1421 running win 8 on it and every time I turn it on it freezes with 2 to 3 minutes. I hit it with malawarebytes and McAfee but it just got worse. Its even freezing in safe mode and now I'm afraid to touch it. It even froze when I tried a system restore ITS THE DEVIL I...
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    avipbb.sys (Avira anti-virus) causing a blue screen

    Hello, I'm using Windows 8, and have had Avira free anti virus for a few years now. Recently I started experiencing a problem: While leaving the computer unattended for a few minutes, I sometimes get a blue screen with the following error: " Your PC ran into a problem and needs to restart...
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    Deleted Visual Adapter Driver

    My visual adapter driver was deleted from my computer and now every time I turn on my computer its a black screen. I have tried all the solutions that are online that I found (Such as removing the Cmos battery from the mother board, booting using safe mode & reinstalling Windows) All else I can...
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    Solved Took too long to respond

    Hello I am currently having a problem where I cannot reach any website. I get a "took too long to respond error." This happens on both chrome and Firefox on any website I attempt to connect to. What confuses me is that I am able to successfully ping from command prompt but am unable...
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    My Lenovo Z580 is stuck in loop..whenever I start laptop..

    My LENOVO Z580 is stuck in loop..whenever I star laptop..lenovo logo comes and then it opens dignose and from "0% dignose" it restarts again..and above process repeats again and again...I tried to fix it with bootable pen drive and CD/DVD but its not booting any of the device, and also not...