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Just a black screen and a cursor after 8.1 download

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    windows 8

    Just a black screen and a cursor after 8.1 download


    Somehow i incidentally downloaded Windows 8.1 ( which i do not want to be installed to my SonyVaio Laptop) but i thought that i will just download it , and NOT INSTALL IT ......and i DID NOT INSTALL IT , since after upgrading , it asked me if i wanted to install windows 8.1 , and i selected NO ..... my laptop turned off , and when i turned it on , now a black screen appears with the white cursor moving around the screen..... I click the Assist button , and i cann't get a sony vaio care menu .....Basicly nothing displays , no configure ... I am stucked andf can't use my laptop anymore


    Any idea ?

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


    Your other threads.
    How to install windows 8 ?

    https://www.eightforums.com/general-s...ndows-8-a.html

    Press the Assist button very quickly.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 42
    windows 8


    Quote Originally Posted by theog View Post
    Your other threads.
    How to install windows 8 ?

    https://www.eightforums.com/general-s...ndows-8-a.html

    Press the Assist button very quickly.
    Ye
    s , they are the same subject , since it is freaking me out staying for hours and not being able to get the menu to make a recovery ..... i have clicked the assist button very fast for many times at the same time with the power button , but to no avail
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