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Where is the problem?

  1. #1

    Posts : 2
    windows 8

    Where is the problem?

    Hello, I installed Windows 8 on my computer these days and it turns out the power options do not work and my computer is put into hibernation every so often that is what happens? Thank you.

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    My motherboard is GA-870-UD3

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  2. #2

    A Finnish ex-pat in Leipzig, Germany
    Posts : 1,452
    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center

    Hi Ale, welcome to the Eight Forums.

    First thing to try is to run Windows System File Checker SFC with scan option. See this tutorial to learn how: SFC /SCANNOW Command - Run in Windows 8

    The SFC will check and repair native Windows system files. It sometimes needs to be run several times; if it after the scan tells you it could not repair all damaged files, reboot the PC and run it again. Quite often at least 3 scans are needed.

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  3. #3

    Posts : 2
    windows 8

    Thanks for the reply, I do sfc / scannow several passes have ended smoothly, Any idea more?
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  4. #4

    A Finnish ex-pat in Leipzig, Germany
    Posts : 1,452
    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center

    After the last pass of SFC, reboot and check if the power options are there. If not, the next logical step I can think of is to do a system refresh: Refresh Windows 8

    If you do it, please read this information given in the beginning of the tutorial very carefully:

    Note   Note
    Which Settings will be Preserved

    • All user accounts.
    • Files in your user C:\Users\(user-name) folders. (ex: Desktop, My Documents, My Music, etc...)
    • Wireless network connections
    • Apps from the Windows Store will be kept.
    • Mobile broadband connections
    • BitLocker and BitLocker To Go settings
    • Drive letter assignments
    • Personalization settings such as lock screen background and desktop wallpaper
    • Choices you made during Windows Welcome, such as computer name and user accounts, will not change.
    • Network, Libraries, and Windows Update settings will not change.
    • Customer Experience Improvement Program settings will not change.
    • Windows Error Reporting settings will not change.
    • Some drivers may or may not be removed.

    Which Settings will be NOT be Preserved

    • File type associations
    • Display settings
    • Windows Firewall settings
    • Metro Apps settings
    • All installed 3rd party desktop programs (not Store apps). A list of removed apps will be saved on your desktop after the refresh is finished to let you know which programs were removed.
    • You PC settings will be changed back to their defaults.
    • Installed Windows Updates will be removed.
    • Some drivers may or may not be removed.

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