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Unable to boot windows 8 or get into safe mode

  1. #21


    Posts : 13
    Windows 8


    Quote Originally Posted by David Bailey View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Trumes View Post
    It's probably my explanation of things.

    I was wandering if install windows 8 again on the same hard disk, without deleting this corrupt installation. Could I access it from te fresh install and retrieve my files?
    You are talking about personal files & not installed programs ?

    A question:

    How are you able to run a command prompt if your computer won't boot up ?

    I have to use F12 the boot from the install disk. All of the refresh, restore point etc are not doing anything - I can only use command prompt, that's the only interface I have.

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  2. #22


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