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Recent content by KYHI

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    Where to get "Office" help

    No not saying required - saying they may be in common
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    Where to get "Office" help

    Search one of the Office Updates by KB number - it may also effect other newer versions of Office
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    assign default OEM partition for factory reset

    use diskpart to assign the drive letter R open file explorer and post a screen shot of the files and folders on R You can now browse thru R and find Install.wim or Install.swm(s) - those are your Factory recovery Images..
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    assign default OEM partition for factory reset

    there are two different settings.. One is for Recovery Tools (WinRE.wim) One for the Factory Image You would boot into WinRE to Restore the Factory Image... Not sure what you mean "it just boots into ISO recovery"
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    assign default OEM partition for factory reset

    we need to find the image and partition - Note the Drive letter Assignment will be temporary.. right click start flag > command prompt(admin) type> diskpart type> select disk 0 type> list volume type> list partition (post a pic of cmd window) You will see a lot of volumes without...
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    assign default OEM partition for factory reset

    needless to say your post is all over the place... with that said what are you trying to do ?? remove a custom recovery image - from command prompt(admin) type reagentc /info if image is registered then type reagentc /disable
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    Why the many versions of windows 8.1?

    if the PC did not come with windows 8/8.1 Pre-installed then you will need to use a Valid Activation Key.... If the PC came with windows 8/8.1 then no key is needed as the key will be embedded into the BIOS
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    Solved Windows Product Key - Cannot Perform Clean Install

    Windows 8 & 8.1 had the product key embedded into the bios... What edition of windows 8.1 are you trying to install ?? There is a Home Edition and a Pro Edition - be sure the OS Edition matches the embedded key
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    Need help getting into old computer

    we do not do any password hacking here.. But you can access the OS and maybe reset the password by using a Rescue Disk Windows 10 Recovery Tools - Bootable Rescue Disk Solved - Windows 10 Forums or maybe you prefer to create your own Rescue Media Win10XPE - Build Your Own Rescue Media - Windows...
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    Solved msn weather app failure

    the MSN weather App has been discontinued since beginning of june or july so has the MSN News App
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    Moving Windows 8.1 primary partition to the left

    You can expand the partition to the left (or Right) to use available unallocated free space without issue... If you where to move the partition to the left or right of another partition then you would have an issue
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    Solved Windows 8.1 install is driving me crazy!

    Glad you got it - Fixed....
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    Solved Windows 8.1 install is driving me crazy!

    HP website requires serial number to access driver downloads... was looking to see what OEM drivers are used... Another method is to use WinPE to "Apply" the image rather then "Setup" the image
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    Solved Windows 8.1 install is driving me crazy!

    1) after deleting all partitions - do not create any - allow installation to the unallocated drive space. 2) you may need to download and provide the Mass Storage Driver for you HDD/SDD 3) i've never had to use Rufus to create installation media - Just Fat32 formatted USB
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    Upgrading corrupted 8.1 to Windows 10

    To clean Install you have to boot from USB Media via the BIOS Boot Menu