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Windows 8 will not sleep/shut down

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    Quote Originally Posted by brummyfan View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by mrchanbonng View Post
    Tried that will not let me do it keeps coming up 'insert media' 'Some files are missing. Your Windows installation or recovery media will provide these files

    Problem is don't have either of these since downloaded it from MS upgrade assistant and ordered backup disc but need to wait for it to come
    You can download from a link in your receipt from the Store(email send by them), burn yourself a copy with imgburn. HTH.
    Tried what u said and its worked thanks for the advice

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  2. #12


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    Windows 8.1 Pro


    It seems that Upgrades are still awfully problematic. Always best to do a clean install. However, if you're having problems there might be a different problem. Some older computers have buggy bios's (even sometimes newer ones). You should go out to your hardware vendors site and download and flash the latest bios.
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  3. #13


    Quote Originally Posted by mrchanbonng View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by brummyfan View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by mrchanbonng View Post
    Tried that will not let me do it keeps coming up 'insert media' 'Some files are missing. Your Windows installation or recovery media will provide these files

    Problem is don't have either of these since downloaded it from MS upgrade assistant and ordered backup disc but need to wait for it to come
    You can download from a link in your receipt from the Store(email send by them), burn yourself a copy with imgburn. HTH.
    Tried what u said and its worked thanks for the advice
    You are welcome and Thanks for letting us know
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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