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Win 8 won't do anything after login, everything seems gone

  1. #1

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    Windows 8

    Win 8 won't do anything after login, everything seems gone

    I am new to win 8. My pc will slowly boot up, I can log in to my user account but nothing further. no tiles will appear, menu will open on the side but none will work. all searches say no app found. cant get to recovery area. Help please

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  2. #2

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

    Boot to bios.
    Enable boot menu which activates F-12 key.
    Press F-12 on restart & locate recovery there.
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  3. #3

    Sloe Deth, Californicatia
    Posts : 3,908
    Windows 8 Pro with Media Center/Windows 7

    Does it say anything about a Temporary Profile when you log in? Do what David says, but fair warning, it will delete all of your personal files, do you have anything important you will have to save?
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Win 8 won't do anything after login, everything seems gone
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