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    You're most welcome 2mindless. I'm glad it was...

    You're most welcome 2mindless. I'm glad it was able to help. :)
  2. Thread: Can't Change Update Settings "Some settings are managed.."

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    Solved You're most welcome. :)

    You're most welcome. :)
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    The link I posted above can help show you how to...

    The link I posted above can help show you how to do a system restore at boot.

    You'll basically boot from the 8.1 recovery drive (usb) that you created, to do so.
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    Hello 2mindless, Have you already tried to do...

    Hello 2mindless,

    Have you already tried to do a system restore at boot using a restore point dated before this happened to see if it may be successful?
    ...
  5. Thread: Can't Change Update Settings "Some settings are managed.."

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    Solved Hello Keith, and welcome to Eight Forums. You...

    Hello Keith, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    You would just need to download the .reg file to say your desktop, double click on the .reg file to merge it, then click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and...
  6. Thread: Repair Install Windows 8

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    That's ok. When you do a repair install or...

    That's ok. When you do a repair install or refresh, the installation media needs to be the same as what you currently have installed.
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    Hello RJA, In addition, if you like, you could...

    Hello RJA,

    In addition, if you like, you could use a shortcut in the tutorial below to make manually creating restore points on demand easier. :)

    System Restore Point Shortcut - Windows 7 Help...
  8. Thread: Repair Install Windows 8

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    You could use an ISO file downloaded from OPTION...

    You could use an ISO file downloaded from OPTION ONE below to install 8.1 and activate with a 8 product key.
    ...
  9. Thread: Repair Install Windows 8

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    It usually doesn't take that long unless there's...

    It usually doesn't take that long unless there's a serious issue with Windows or the hard drive.

    Personally, I'd do a clean install instead if able to do so at this time.
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    I'm afraid not. Without the BitLocker recovery...

    I'm afraid not. Without the BitLocker recovery key or working password, you are pretty much out of luck on unlocking a BitLocker encrypted drive since that's the whole point of BitLocker. :(
  11. Thread: Repair Install Windows 8

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    It doesn't matter as long as you are signed in to...

    It doesn't matter as long as you are signed in to any administrator account and do it from within Windows. :)
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    If you are currently running Windows 8, then see...

    If you are currently running Windows 8, then see if you may be able to use step 1 in Option One of the tutorial on the first page.

    The error message you got in your command prompt screenshot is a...
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    Hello Helmi, Continue down the listed items....

    Hello Helmi,

    Continue down the listed items. You might see if doing numbers 16-18 first may help though. :)
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    Solved You're most welcome. :)

    You're most welcome. :)
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    Sticky: Thank you Edwin. First post updated. :)

    Thank you Edwin. First post updated. :)
  16. Thread: cant find my bluetooth device

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    Hello Emiahj, and welcome to Eight Forums. ...

    Hello Emiahj, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    Check to make sure that you have the Bluetooth drivers installed for the model number of your Acer Ultra-thin Aspire S3 below. :)

    Download Drivers and...
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    You're welcome. Sorry that you may need to go the...

    You're welcome. Sorry that you may need to go the System Recovery route instead.
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    Thank you Adam. I added this to the tutorial. :)

    Thank you Adam. I added this to the tutorial. :)
  19. Thread: Windows 8 Administrator account problem

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    Something is wrong with your account then. ...

    Something is wrong with your account then.

    When you are signed in to an administrator account, then you should have no issues with doing this. You'll usually only be prompted by UAC first for...
  20. Thread: Repair Install Windows 8

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    That's a bit long in my opinion for it to run,...

    That's a bit long in my opinion for it to run, but as long as you have hard drive activity it should eventually finish.
  21. Thread: Repair Install Windows 8

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    If you like, you could stop it by restarting the...

    If you like, you could stop it by restarting the computer, but you'd be risking having to do a clean install if it goes belly up.
  22. Thread: Password Problem with App Store and Others

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    Solved Great news. That's what I was counting on it...

    Great news. That's what I was counting on it would do.
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    Sticky: From the details at Microsoft's site in Option...

    From the details at Microsoft's site in Option One, it should detect your Windows 8 key during installation. If not, then you could just enter it instead.

    You could use Option Five in the tutorial...
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    Hello Gogi, and welcome to Eight Forums. :) ...

    Hello Gogi, and welcome to Eight Forums. :)

    You might see if using step 2 in OPTION TWO of the tutorial below may be able to unlock the drive with your BitLocker password instead.

    BitLocker...
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    Change password now for Windows Live, PSN, and 2K Gaming

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