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Windows Acting Weird After 8.1 Update

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    Windows 8/8.1

    Windows Acting Weird After 8.1 Update


    I recently updated to 8.1 from 8. Now when I start my laptop, it boots up normally and I can login normally and it will load my desktop screen. However, pretty much everything is non responsive; all my desktop and taskbar icons are gone/not showing, and when I put my mouse over the taskbar it displays the loading symbol and I can't click on anything.
    The screen flashes intermittently as well.

    Anyone know a way to fix this?

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  2. #2

    Hi cahan,
    I think your update was corrupted, since you can access the lock screen hold shift while clicking restart on the bottom right of your lockscreen to make an advanced start-up, then perform a roll back to windows 8 from system restore point menu and install windows 8.1 again.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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