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Windows 8.1 restart problem


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#1 roymorgan276

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Posted 16 February 2014 - 11:24 PM

I purchased a Lenovo G400s Touch laptop a couple of weeks back. I am running Windows 8.1 (Windows 8 came pre-installed and hence I don't have a Windows CD) / Intel i5 processor / 4 GB RAM. Video cards: Intel HD Graphics 4000 and Nvidia GeForce 2GB
 
Since the last two days I am having a problem where when I restart my system it automatically gives me a black screen, nothing happens at all and I have to shut down my laptop by pressing the power button and then start it again. 
 
Also, at times my WiFi adapter (Qualcomm Atheros) won't detect any wifi networks around even when other devices do. I have to disable and enable the WiFi adapter from Network settings to get it running. 
 
 
Refreshing my PC is my last option as I shall lose a lot of apps and other stuff. Can someone offer me a work around?


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Posted 17 February 2014 - 12:26 PM

A Refresh will remove any programs which were downloaded or installed from a DVD,  It will not effect any apps that came with Windows or from the Windows store.

 

If this computer came with Windows 8 and was upgraded to 8.1 it we revert back to Windows 8 and you will need to upgrade to 8.1 if you wish to have it.


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