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Problem with win8 bios

  1. #1

    Problem with win8 bios


    Hello.
    I had a problem with my win8 laptop..
    I couldnt load it. It said that I have to try else to reboot, shut down, repair .
    I did reboot 3 times, and restarted.
    I tried to do automatic repair but i forgot the pass to the user( cus its admin user, i dont remmber it)
    So i rebooted the pc again, pressed on f10 then pressed on Restore default settings.
    Now when i restarted the pc again, i had a weird unknown language on it written with diff symbols.
    Did I just made a damage to the pc? The bios?

    Thanks

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  2. #2


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


    Can you post a screenshot of the unknown symbols?

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  3. #3


    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 6,490
    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit


    AS far as I know you can't physically damage the BIOS by just changing settings. You can make your PC so it can't boot to the hard drive but you can't do anything that isn't undoable again by going back in and changing settings a second or third or more times. About the only thing you can do to really screw things up is set a BIOS password and then forget what it was, or flash the BIOS incorrectly. What ever you did "should be undoable" You'll likely have to use a portable camera to get screen shots of the BIOS.
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