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Big problems after 8.1

  1. #11

    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center

    Quote Originally Posted by philnolan3d View Post
    Yeah, it's no good. I got lucky with that one boot, then I had to reboot after a Windows Update and the same stuff is happening. I had a very similar problem in 8 a couple of times, but a simple reboot fixed it every time there. I also find that it takes a long time to boot while 8 was always very fast.

    Does anyone know how to boot in Safe Mode? F8 doesn't seem to be working. Thanks.
    BootUI Tuner makes booting into Safe Mode or Recovery easy:

    WinAero: Boot UI Tuner

    See this post:

    Customization tools : A very rough guide

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  2. #12

    Thanks for the link, It will make it a lot easier to figure out what program 8.51 doesn't like, assuming it's a Startup program since I loaded into Safe Mode without any of the problems I was having.
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  3. #13

    So the past of couple of times I booted it was fine with nothing special done by me. However I still can't right-click on any folder or zip file, including the recycle bin. Whenever I do it appears that Explorer crashes and restarts itself. I guess that's what happens, any folders I have open close themselves and any icons I can see, including on the task bar, disappear for a second, then come back.
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  4. #14

    Posts : 5,360
    7/8/ubuntu/Linux Deepin

    I had exactly the same issue after trying an upgrade to 8.0

    Never figured it out. Did a clean reinstall in the end.
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