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Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/1142997 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? Perhaps I need to wipe out another partition as well? And all this does is make IT people despised because users, who are not dumb, they think, why am I - why do I have to do this? If you want to get to Win10 - then I mis-interpreted your post.

It never went away and just sat there. Find Us My AccountSearchMapsYouTubePlayNewsGmailDriveCalendarGoogle+TranslatePhotosMoreShoppingWalletFinanceDocsBooksBloggerContactsHangoutsKeepEven more from GoogleSign inHidden fieldsBooksbooks.google.com - This step-by-step, highly visual text provides a comprehensive introduction to managing and maintaining computer hardware and software. Must be at least 8 characters. Reply Helpful Comment? 0 0 TheEdge Joined Apr 2006 L10: Grand Master 6,165 Posts 1,729 Reputation Give Rep Follow User Send Message View Profile Posts Created Threads Started Original Poster 02-25-2013 https://forums.techguy.org/threads/windows-8-1-repair-refresh-reset-loop.1142997/

Forum Today's Posts FAQ Community Albums Tutorials What's New? Help With windows automatic repair loop and registry , etc in General Support Hello , Ok , so this is my first post in the form I have HP Pavilion g6 Whatever the outcome, please post back to this Thread so that we know what progress you have made.

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  3. Upgrade, ran great for about 2-3 weeks, then got the same thing you did.
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  5. I can do that and I will get back to you when I'm done.
  6. Such a situation could arise if your Windows Registry hive have been badly damaged or corrupted.
  7. I know I'm not asking for help, but I've yet to find anybody on the interwebs post a bulletproof solution.

Thanks Stuck during factory reset. Luckily, I still have most of my wife's important files backed up from just a few days ago, so other than my time and a few of her emails, we should That's what boggles me. plodr replied Mar 17, 2017 at 11:11 PM Loading...

I know I'm not asking for help, but I've yet to find anybody on the interwebs post a bulletproof solution. It just went back into the loop. 5) Booted with the Windows 8 DVD again. I can't guarantee it will solve their problem, but again, I didn't find anybody who said "this fixed it for me" other than somebody who did a reinstall. https://www.eightforums.com/general-support/56720-windows-8-automatic-repair-loop-cannot-refresh-reset-pc.html There's prob on w8.1 and i'm upgrading to w10 because wanted to clean the mess and i also personally prefer w10 better.

Thread Status: Not open for further replies. Advertisement bconnerly Thread Starter Joined: Aug 2, 2011 Messages: 10 Laptop: Gateway NE56R49U I'm not sure if it's running Win 8 or 8.1. He tries to fix problem by upgrading to w10 ..but end up corrupt both windows .. But the problem is still persist 3.

I might be able to use that to jump start things once I get the OS back on. So I tried to do the reset/refresh at this point. The question might be moot if you've already started the Win10 Clean install. Create or manage deal alerts from the Deal Alert Management page Create & Manage Deal Alerts Travel Add Deal Alert Home Improvement Add Deal Alert Apple Add Deal Alert Amazon Add

Can anyone please help me. Again, minor problem...but I can be a perfectionist like that. Set up deal alerts for your favorite stores, categories, or products and we'll instantly alert you when a new deal is posted. So here is the total procedure as best I recall. 1) Had the issue (loop with "Preparing Automatic Repair"). 2) Changed the BIOS so I could boot from a DVD.

Refresh or Reset PC fails after Automatic Repair fails In such a case, KB2823223 recommends that you try the following: From the WinRE screen, select Troubleshoot > Advanced options. Now you should rename the System and Software registry hives to System.001 and Software.001. Time to make a full image backup of her computer. It seems like i lost both my windows 8 and windows 10 on the laptop.

Advertisement Recent Posts News from the web #3 poochee replied Mar 17, 2017 at 11:55 PM Happauge Broadway Problems des000 replied Mar 17, 2017 at 11:52 PM mkv files plodr replied Reboot the PC back to the Automatic Repair screen. OS: Windows 10 Quote Page 1 of 2 12 Last Jump to page: Related Threads Windows 10 factory reset stuck on 61 in Installation and Upgrade Hey I need help

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come to find out the registry cleaner was what was causing the problem. If you want to get to Win10 - then I mis-interpreted your post. As is the case with Asus Recovery, the recovery partition is bootable.. As he said ..there was something wrong with pc before he upgraded ..

Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? Written by best-selling author and educator Jean Andrews, A+ Guide to IT Technical Support, 9th Edition closely integrates the CompTIA+ Exam objectives to prepare you for the 220-901 and 220-902 certification I ran into an error when trying to install from the Windows 8 DVD since the key embedded in the BIOS was for Windows 8 and I was trying to install Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

The Product Key for W8.1 is encoded into the BIOS, which is OK, because if it wasn't OK then you would not be able to do anything. Reply Helpful Comment? 0 0 Sign up for a Slickdeals account to remove this ad. Loading... Upgrade, ran great for about 2-3 weeks, then got the same thing you did.

Tried the repair option from the DVD menu again...and this time, when I selected my OS, it repaired it...and booted into Windows successfully/fully. There seems to be an underlying issue on your system as far as the Asus Win8.1 Factory Reset issue is concerned. T. If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members.

In such a case you may have to rename the Software hive too. How to Restore, Refresh, Reset Surface Pro devices Windows Resource Protection found corrupt files but was unable to fix some of them Posted by [email protected] on March 9, 2013 , in I even created a custom refresh point. not sure why it didn't work.

No, create an account now. Going through the RESET option, I chose to "Fully clean the drive" Well about 40% of the way through this, it reported an error and booted me back to the repair I can't guarantee it will solve their problem, but again, I didn't find anybody who said "this fixed it for me" other than somebody who did a reinstall. Factory Reset stuck at 1% for hours in Installation and Upgrade Hi so I recently just wanted to completely factory reset my PC after upgrading to windows 10 (of course keeping

Did you just do a clean install? Finally I read other people were getting that "this is being used by another program" error when trying to rename their Software file, and found that you are supposed to do For now ..He will be happy with whichever works .. Auto / UEFI first -- same repair screen.

I figured if anybody else from this site (or other sites) had this issue, they could find my "solution" helpful. Luckily, I still have most of my wife's important files backed up from just a few days ago, so other than my time and a few of her emails, we should Enter the 2 words. The Installing a driver option brings up a windows explorer!