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  1. #1


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    PC Issues


    I have an issue with my Compaq all-in-one PC. All worked fine until it updated about 2 weeks ago and now it won't work. (Note: it hadn't worked right after the upgrade.)
    Should I boot into safe mode?
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  2. #2


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    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Grant,

    Many people have been reporting issues after doing an upgrade install. You might see if refreshing Windows 8 may help.
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  3. #3


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    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Hello Grant,

    Many people have been reporting issues after doing an upgrade install. You might see if refreshing Windows 8 may help.
    Hi Brink.
    Thanks, sorry I didn't put this up. It's a little freaky...
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    BIOS and main screen.
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    Hmm, ok. Looks like you may need to start fresh with either option below if able.

    Reset Windows 8

    Clean Install with Windows 8 Upgrade
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    Can I use my c:\ESD\setup.exe to create an ISO?
    I lost the original email.
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  7. #7


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    Not sure about that, but you could use the link under step 1 below to download the setup.exe again to create an ISO.

    https://www.eightforums.com/tutorials...edownload.html
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    I'll be starting the project today, thanks Brink. This is a work PC, and I've stayed a bit under the radar at home.
    Going to buy a flash drive at a local store. Hopefully my BIOS supports it...
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  9. #9


    Do a clean (re)install. That's what I did to fix mine and it worked!
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  10. #10


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    Quote Originally Posted by azasadny View Post
    Do a clean (re)install. That's what I did to fix mine and it worked!
    Cannot wait! Finding the time, huh? A lot is depending on the format...
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