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widows 8 not booting up

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#1 kwins_black


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Posted 19 September 2016 - 10:06 PM

I was trying to restore my pc to an earlier date and while in the process I accidentally switched off the power. Anyway now the laptop (Sony Vios with Windows 8 OS) cannot boot up.

Every time I switch on the laptop it turns blue wit a "automatic repair" on the screen with two options: 1.shutdown and 2: Advanced option.

None of the advance option is working. Please help

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#2 stavros3000


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Posted 28 September 2016 - 08:15 AM



Have you tried booting the laptop in safe mode?





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Posted 03 October 2016 - 11:51 AM



Unlike versions of Windows prior to Windows 8.1 you can not boot into Safe Mode unless you have previously enabled the F8 key for this function by using the bcdedit /set {default} bootmenupolicy standard command in the Command Prompt.  You can enabled Windows 8.1 to boot into Safe Mode in System Configuration by click/tap on the Boot tab and then place a check in the Safe Boot box, then click/tap of Apply, the OK.


If kwins_black hasn't done either of these they will not be able to make these changes since they can't boot into Windows.

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