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[HELP] Windows 8 Bootloop

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    WIndows 8

    [HELP] Windows 8 Bootloop

    Hy there, I'm new to this forum and also a new WIndows 8 user. Just bought an Acer Aspire E1-741G with Windows 8 installed. It works great and I'm enjoying it very much, but last night, when I'm done browsing the net and was about to shut down my laptop, the screen shows "Configuring Update". I haven't turned off the windows automatic update and I guess my laptop was downloading updates without I notice it.

    I waited for the update configuration to finish, after it reaches 30%, it shut down by itself. Then when I move to my bedroom and turn it on again, my laptop won't bring up the windows. It passes through the startup screen (with acer logo and all) but then after a few seconds, the screen goes dark grey, then blink and shows blank screen and then back to dark grey and so on...

    The windows 8 OS was installed when I bought it and I didn't get any installation DVD. The guarantee is actually still available, but stupidly, I can't find the guarantee card. I look through the web and most of them tells me to get into Safe Mode but the tutorial shows that I can get to safe mode when windows able to boot and start properly. Some others said it needs to get into BIOS, but I had no idea how to get into BIOS (tried several ways, still no result). I was going to take the last solution, and this seems to be able to work somehow. Yes, I'll buy a Windows 8 DVD and see if I'm able to repair it from the DVD.

    Is there any of you knows how to boot from DVD? Windows 8 Startup screen doesn't show any boot mode/option.

    Thanks before and after

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    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1

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    Try a Automatic Repair
    How to do a Automatic Repair:
    Automatic Repair - Run in Windows 8
    Note: You may need to do startup repair 3 to 4 times.
    Startup Repair - Run 3 Separate Times - Windows 7 Help Forums

    information   Information

    We always assume you have made your Recovery Disks using the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Media Creator app the first day you had your new PC.
    & made the Startup Repair CD.
    Recovery Drive - Create with USB Flash Drive in Windows 8
    System Repair Disc - Create in Windows 8

    You can use the Acer version of
    Recovery Drive - Create with USB Flash Drive in Windows 8

    Did you make the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Disks?

    How to make Acer Recovery disks.
    Windows 8 - Restore Windows With a USB Recovery Drive - YouTube

    You can Order Acer recovery disks from here:
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[HELP] Windows 8 Bootloop
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