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Just a black screen and a cursor after 8.1 update

  1. #61


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tg4N6CGorLA Finally following this got an operation completed successfully. I can't get the shutdown -r -t 0 command to work to reboot or any shutdown command for that matter?

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  2. #62


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


    Quote Originally Posted by TBS266 View Post
    in C:Windows\System32 or X:?
    In an elevated command prompt.

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  3. #63


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    I get access denied and it is run from recovery options. It says admin in the box so that has to be elevated? Isn't it?
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  4. #64


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


    It should look like this---

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    Choose---

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    or---

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  5. #65


    I can't get into windows in order to do that? However if you look at the top left of the Dialog box it says administrator? I can only access windows recovery options or the flickering black screen that other's have described. Thanks for the help thus far! :]
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  6. #66


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


    Someone else may offer help.
    I've never seen the "X=" before.
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  7. #67


    So after having both a windows level one and level two technician take control of my PC on numerous occasions still can't fix the issue. Hopefully someone can come up with a work around.
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  8. #68


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    ****ing shit 8 i prefer XP


    I get this problems installing "custom UltraUxThemePatcher "(windows dlls modifier) and Ux style
    I tried ALL solutions posted here and that works for me: with the cd of win8 on the CD drive...shut down when off bios logo, shut down while bios logó, shut down when _ (apperaring and dissapearing) appear, shut down in windows 8 load screen, S. D. When before w8 load screen win8 disappear, while etc, and shut down while opening all that windows required, then all the win8 screens stop.. Only a white _ and a black screen appear.. Then the cd boot (FINALLY!!!!!!!!!!!!!) AND THERE I TRIED REPAIR WIN8 SYSTEM DLLS, THAT FAIL, I TRIED DIAGNOSE THE PROBLEM WITH THE STAR, THAT BRINGS AN ERROR, AND WHEN I TRIED RESTORING FROM A PREVIUS BACKUP... THATS WORKS.

    **** W8.
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  9. #69


    Posts : 2,690
    Windows 3.1 > Windows 10


    Quote Originally Posted by TBS266 View Post
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    I get access denied and it is run from recovery options. It says admin in the box so that has to be elevated? Isn't it?
    when you are in X you are in WinPE - you are running > dism /online (when the windows C dir is offline)

    Dism /Image:C:\ /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth

    How can level 1 and level 2 support take control of your PC - when you can't ???

    I am not going to read 65 pages of this thread - this is why people should start their own thread,
    but with that said, what is the issueYOU are having an issue with ??
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