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    Solved I need help desperately! My laptop has crashed.

    Thank you. Using the F11 or F12 key did the trick. I was able to navigate to an option for a clean install. This worked fine. It means of course that any data you have is lost, but fortunately I had saved my stuff on DVD's prior to trying to install Win 8. The mystery is why it crashed and...
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    Solved I need help desperately! My laptop has crashed.

    yes - a digital copy of the original download
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    Solved I need help desperately! My laptop has crashed.

    It starts up with the screen 'Preparing automatic repair' but doesn't do it. Then Diagnosing your computer - but doesn't do it. Then finishes on Automatic Repair screen with two options; Shut Down and Advanced options, which are - exit and continue to windows 8 - this does not work...
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    Solved I need help desperately! My laptop has crashed.

    I have recently installed win 8 on my laptop. It has crashed after installing MS Office Home & Student 2007. It will not repair automatically or any other way. I have spent hours on line and discover that I need to change the boost sequence and have boot to disc as first option. I have a Compaq...
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    User Account Type - Change in Windows 8

    Thanks Shawn. When I downloaded windows 8 I was asked to create an 'alias' account, an email account, I believe, that acts as a filter. The problem is I do not know how to use this in Windows Live Mail as to set up any email account as you know, requires a password. I can not find out any more...
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    User Account Type - Change in Windows 8

    Is this connected to the 'alias' email account? I can not famthom this out and had a protracted discussion with a 'live' MS tech and we got into a real muddle and it was never resolved. I believe it is to disguise your everyday email accounts and on receipt you allocate a folder? I do not...
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    How to get windows mail setup on windows 8?

    Windows Live Mail in '8' - how? It sounds as though he has windows live mail and if this is the case then this can be setup via the Windows Live site although I do not know if it's compatible with windows 8, I am hoping so as this is my query, how do I save, or export, my WL Mail currently in...
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