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Accidentally shut down computer during update to 8.1

  1. #11


    India
    Posts : 172
    Windows 8.1 Pro Update 1


    hi ,
    there is another way,
    i helps me most of the time when i brick my pc.
    theres this soft called hiren's boot cd
    try it theres a 90% chance it might work.

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  2. #12


    Orange Park Florida
    Posts : 24
    Windows 8.1 Professional


    Quote Originally Posted by grofvolkoren View Post
    Thanks i got in, nut now whatver option to restore my computer i choose nothing helps. It says either a required drive partition is missing or the drive is locked. Also when i need to choose a target operating system i can only choose windows 8.1. And since that's the reason my computer isn't working i think that's the problem...

    Edit: rebooted it and for some reason i now can reset the whole computer. It's restoring as we speak. Let's hope for the best! Again, thank you very much for your help!
    You might have to reinstall windows 8. How did you install it? Or did it come pre-installed. If it came pre-installed, access the bios menu, and their should be an option to reset your pc to factory edition(when it left the factory).
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