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    Can't enter BIOS Asus K55A with Windows 8

    Hi, I have an Asus K55A with Windows 8 which constantly enters repair mode and hangs there when booted. I want to install Windows 10 but can't enter BIOS to change boot device using F2. Any suggestions?
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    Does it require internet connection

    I am updating my laptop from windows8.1 to windows10. I have a doubt that it shows "working on updates". Does it requires intenet connection
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    WEBCAM DRIVER for sony I have sony vaio SVE1512E1EW

    I have sony vaio SVE1512E1EW - Windows 8.1 and my laptop ALL OF A SUDDEN can´t detect my webcamera...I have tried so many things and nothing works. Now Im trying to find the webcaerma driver to download, can someone help ? P.S : IM DESPERATE
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    Teamviewer virus removal

    ASUS LAPTOP Windows 8 has a teamviewer trojen virus plus whatever else it has downloaded. I can't control th laptop at all. How can I remove the malicious virus'.
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    Hi- I have WIndows 8 and the mouse moves but I nothing opens- when I move the cursor way down to bottom of screen, I see a blu

    Using desktop Windows 8 and the mouse is moving but I can't get it to open anything at all---When I move cursor to very bottom of screen I get blue circle going around but that is the only action I'm getting-HELP!!!
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    How to install all dell insperon 5567 drivers in widows 8.1

    How to download each and every drivers from dell website for windows 8.1 in dell insperon 5567
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    hdmi port for windows 8

    something covers my hdmi port and i cant connect the hdmi cable ;(
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    What is the Best Free Complete Backup for Win 7/8.1?

    I am looking for a free backup program with the ff. features: - a scheduled full backup of the Win 7/8.1 system to an external HD followed by incremental daily backups; - auto-maintenance: before the external HD becomes full or if the backup set reaches a certain size, the program will erase...
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    Intel HD Graphics on Windows 8.1 - a driver problem

    Problem is as follows: I had Windows 8.1 installed on a Dell Inspiron N5040, which has a Pentium P6200 CPU with an Intel HD Graphics Ironlake GPU. Dell's support website claims that this is an unsupported configuration, but in some manner or other, I had it running happily. Last night, I...
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    Laptop is always laggy while watching Netflix, fine with everything else

    So I am using an HP EliteBook 8540p running Windows 8.1 Pro. I try not to use it too much (about 4 hours a day max, often not at all) but before me it was used as a work laptop at a hospital. I would guesstimate that it's about 3-4 years old and in good condition. As you can tell by the title...
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    I want to reset my acer espire laptop with only 1 drive i had updated it from windows 8 to 8.1 what will happen if i do factor

    I want to reset my acer espire laptop with only 1 c drive i had updated it from windows 8 to 8.1 what will happen if i do factory reset will my all hard drive features will stay or i will lose them plz tell me in detail
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    My system is not showing my graphic card

    My graphic card was proper when my system was running in windows 8.1 version but the windows crashed due to some errors and now i have installed win10 software and i installed nfs 2012 but the game lags so much so i tried checking my graphics card but the system shows graphics card unavailable...
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    how do i tell who all is hooked up to my internet

    how do i tell if some one is using my internet
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    Should I replace 4 year old laptop?

    Hi all, I have a Toshiba Satellite Laptop from late 2012 with Windows 8.1.... It has: -Intel Pentium CPU B950 2.1GHZ -8GB RAM -500GB Hard Drive This laptop still runs very fast without many performance issues at all, I can watch YouTube, do document work etc. I dont think, however, it will cope...
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    remove password from newly purchased used computeer

    I purchased a windows 8 hp ENVY m6 notebook PC. I cannot sign in as the original owner does not remember the password. How do I by pass this and create a new one?
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    Solved! Can I Be Sure Skeeyah! Is Actually Gone?

    Howdy, Last night Windows Defender gave me an alert that it had detected the Skeeyah malware. I've actually had this malware before on another system, and Windows Defender was able to detect it but not able to remove it. In this case though, Defender seemed to immediately quarantine and remove...
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    Gateway black screen death.

    I am trying to help out a coworker because I an generally pretty computer day. She has a gateway NE56r34U laptop. It has windows 8. It boots up to the the gateway loading screen. Does the circle load thing, thenblack screen. No cursor. Created a windows 8 media creation took. Checked bios...
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    Solved! Acer screen goes black every few seconds

    Hi! The screen on my Acer (windows 8) goes black every few seconds, after googling the only suggestions I found was to change the power plan to balanced and turn off display set to 'never', which was a real struggle because the screen goes black so fast that I need to channel The Flash to be...
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    Computer doesnt recgnize only mic in headphone/mic jack

    The problem is that i recently bought a mic and i wanted to plug it in my laptop so i got a divider( not shure if thats the name for it , its a cable that splits headphone/microphone jack into 2 separate jacks , one is for the mic and the other is for the headphones ) and even with this the...
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    Asus chemera vs asus GL703VM

    I am looking for a new laptop for recording gameplay. I live in the UK. I will be using this for overwatch mainly. I have narrowed it down to the 2 laptops above. Which is best for me? I will be editing them in windows movie maker. The videos are at 1080p 60fps. Things I am looking for: Fast...
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    My Dell Windows 8 will turn on but only shows a black screen. Help?

    When I turn on my computer it goes through the whole starting system then blue screen with the words Star up system error and runs the fixing promble code. Then turns black. Nothing comes up and I can't even use the arrow.
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    Acer Aspire stuck in legacy mode. Doesn’t post anymore. Please help.

    Hi. My Acer Aspire started to crash a lot after the windows 8.1 update. So, I decided it was a great idea to see if legacy mode would change anything. Instead I was greeted with a black screen so 8 turned it off. After I turned it back on it wouldn’t post anymore so I couldn’t go to the bios...
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    Lenovo logo frozen

    Hi I have a Lenovo laptop windows 8.1 when I turn it on it comes up with the the Lenovo logo but it’s not coming up with loading circles and I have no idea what to do
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    Problem with booting, recoverying and fresh install

    Hi everyone I have very strange problem with Lenovo G50-30 1. Cant boot system normally. After splash only black screen (waited around 30 minutes). 2. Cant recovery system from USB drive. After splash on the top left corner five blue squares showed up. Nothing more for about another 30...
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    Auto refresh problem in windows 8.1

    I am facing the same problem and tried many ways to resolve but failed every time!!
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    Cannot Boot from USB To downgrade from Windows 8.1 to 7.

    Hello. I have an Acer Aspire e5-511-P2D6 with Windows 8.1 64 bit. I traded a Toshiba laptop for the Acer Laptop. However, I do not know the BIOS password. I cannot access UEFI Settings to boot from usb. I have Win 7 on my usb, and I have used it on other machines. I have asked the person whom...
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    Windows 8 System Recovery loop and Keyboard not functioning

    I have an HP Pavilion G6 Laptop running on Windows 8. Suddenly one evening when I turned in ON, it went into the system recovery mode loop. My keyboard has also stopped working. I have tried refreshing. It was completed successfully, but again it went to system recovery. Tried Resetting, and it...
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    My laptop is stuck in a "preparing automatic repair" loop and I want to install new windows because it doesn't want to reset.

    I'm trying to reinstall Windows 10 since I got a virus attack. I tried reinstalling using a DVD that seemed to be damaged so now I have a new one however its looping and doesn't want to boot from the dvdrom.
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    I forgot my fujitsu laptop login password on Windows 8.1 pro i only remember the password hint

    I only remember a password hint
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    bad settings conig info

    Hi there , my lenovo laptop windows 8.1 cant open the error is bad settings config info blue screen the error appeared after I had changed the max memory (RAM) from 4096 to 256 in order to raise up the shared memory of the graphics card from advanced settings of booting (msconfig) please...
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    "INVALID FOR..." Projector - Laptop Problem

    I have a lenovo Yoga w/ windows 8. I've been linking this to a sinotec spj-86c projector, with an HDMI 1.5 meter cable, and a mini hdmi piece to connect to my laptop (as it doesn't have the normal size hdmi). This has been working fine for 6 months, until recently the projector screen says...
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    Zeus Trojan 9/5/2017

    I am just wondering if I had to do something different because I have been dealing with Zeus Trojan since September 5 2017
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    Forgot my pass word for Asus pad windows 8. Tells me to go to Nothing there that allows me to sign on.

    Lost pass word. Haven't used pad in sometime. How do I reset? Nothing on the login page for that.
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    Help! Dell Inspiron 15 Laptop Crashing and Restarting After Wakeup From Sleep Mode!!!(Windows 8)

    Hello, My name's Yomashi and I need help fast. I am currently helping My mother with the production of her company and I'm trying to get all the computers in check before our one week deadline. The big problem I can't figure out right now is why her Dell laptop is waking up from sleep mode with...
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    toshiba laptop C50-A Types two letters

    Windows 8.1 No matter what letter or number I type it doubles. Cannot backspace only one letter.
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    Bios update only available for windows 8 + 8.1

    Hi forum, I am using a Lenovo G510 laptop and I recently decided to upgrade from win 7 to win 10. But i would also like to update the bios because I was getting getting some freezes while gaming and many had the same problem but the bios update solved the issue. My issue is that in the Lenovo...
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    Possible virus infestation

    Hi. A few months ago I had given my laptop to a friend to play some games and turns out, he was streaming shows from streaming websites as well. He might have clicked on something and I think I have a virus infestation because last week I found out that I had a bitcoin miner in my laptop. I was...
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    Keyboard characters not working on login screen.

    Need help guys. I can't login to my windows 8 account. Letters and numbers on keyboard are not working hence there's no way for me to enter PW. Space bar, Caps and other function keys still working though. The first time it happened, I switched on and off filter keys on ease of access menu and...
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    can't find secure boot option in bios

    Hello, I have a Toshiba Satellite A665 laptop and I can't find the option for secure boot... I checked everything and tried to set a supervisor password. I need to turn secure boot off, because I want to install other os. It has windows 8.1 Sorry for my bad English. Thanks in advance.
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    I have tried everything and nothing works!! Please help!!

    Hi I have a windows 8 computer and I have just reset it! But... after installing steam... it crashed made a function noise and died. The next day I checked it and it was on aptio setup utility. Then I did research and nothing so far... please help!! And if you see this, DON'T INSTALL STEAM!!!
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    Left click is right clicking

    Hmm i just got a question real quick. I have two laptop both are running on windows 8.1 so basically what happened is. My mouse (razer deathadder chroma) when i open google chrome and (left) clicked one of bookmarked it would open open another tab. But when i click on that tab it would closed...
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    booting multiple os

    please i have two os (linux and windows 8), at first when i boot my laptop it gives me boot options to choose which os i wanted but of recent it just automatically boots windows 8. i need help
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    Reset computer complicated

    Ok. so i put windows 7 on my computer. this computer came preloaded with windows 8.1, it was a bear to even get it to run windows 7. well now i found out that i don't need windows 7 like i thought i did so i'd like to go back to windows 8. but i cannot figure out how. No windows restore points...
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    Headset Microphone not working. Believed to be missing drivers. Tested on other devices.

    Hi all, (Windows 8.1) So I have this nice Rig 500 Gaming headset I received as a gift and I wanted to use it with my computer for playing games and skype calls. It all worked fine for quite a long time but then one day the microphone stopped showing up in the recording devices tab and wouldn't...
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    Frustration with video on Windows 8/10

    I watch horse racing streaming and replays on various sites. I had the old Vista but because it had stopped working on there but did on Windows 8 laptop I upgraded to a new Windows 10. Now the video on some don't work on the latest Windows 10 but do on the Windows 8 and then some I have to log...
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    LG Monitor problem

    My notebook wont detect my lg monitor windows 8.1
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    Toshiba Satellite C55-5105 Windows 8 starts up with black screen

    Toshiba Satellite C55-5105 Windows 8 will not start, comes up with black screen and only the cursor arrow.
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    Solved! how to change windows 8.1 to windows xp

    my acer 5733 is now with windows 8.1 64 bit and i need windows xp on it tried to boot lap it is not responding what is the actual processor to install xp
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    to install ms offece 2013

    sir i want to install ms offece 2013 in my windows 8 but getting problem in installing it, whenever i try it it shows there is not enough space in c drive .sir i want to install ms office in other drive like C,D,E, how can i do that please reply
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    Solved! Windows 8 Laptop won't let me boot off of CD/DVD?

    I have a Windows 8 laptop from a few years back. I am the only account (administrator). I want to retrieve the data from it, but I forgot the password to it. To remedy, I tried using some types of Windows Password Recovery/Reset software, such as Ophcrack, and Hiren's BootCD. After burning...
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    can sony laptop charger work in hp laptop

    I habe a windows 8 hp lap top but screen is broken and i have sony window 7 thats missing charger and battery are either of theae two compatible with eachother?
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    Aptio setup utility

    While i am turning on my laptop ,it directly takes me aptio utility setting.Toshiba is my laptop's can i get rid of this??
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    Searching for GFX driver update

    Hello All, I have a Toshiba L500 PSLS6A-00X013 and am trying to find latest gfx driver updates, with no luck. I'm running Windows 8.1. Are they no longer available, or am I just not looking in the right places. Cheers in advance.
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    win 8.1 home for tablet

    Hi, need win 8.1 home iso file for tablet.
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    Can't Open/Run ChromeSetup.exe

    Hello, I have a Windows 8.1 64bit laptop and I'm trying to install a new browser. I used to Google Chrome a long time ago, till I uninstalled it. Now I'm reinstalling it. Ever time I double-click the ChromeSetup.exe or the offline installer exe. It won't open the installer, I checked if the...
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    Solved! Weird computer crashing at odd timings

    Hello! Ive been having an issue that hadnt really been too serious until recently. I upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 8.1 in order to be able to use the PS4 remote play app, however, with windows 8 I ran into a massive issue I have no idea what it is and it emits a painful sound aside from...
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    Norton 2006 compatibility issue with Windows 8.1

    I'm trying to install Norton Internet Security 2006 on Windows 8.1, but it gives the error "This program has compatibility issues." and will not install. The "Get help online" option does nothing useful, of course, and other searches have so far been unfruitful. What's strange is that it was...
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    Laptop frozen on lock screen

    Umm running Windows 8.1 and my laptop froze on the lock screen, I can’t swipe up to unlock, my mouse trackpad and keyboard don’t work, I can’t boot in safe mode as that does not work, please help me, my clock still works and so does the icon that’s says if the laptop is charging or not.
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    access violation at address 007F1962 in module 'EasyWorship.exe

    access violation at address 007F1962 in module 'EasyWorship.exe'. I have successfully installed EasyWor ship on my pc Windows 8.1...but I can open pops up error violation address. Please help me
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    Laptop keyboard stops after clicking Alt+Tab several times.

    So i'm playing a game in fullscreen which requires to alt+tab to go in other window or so. And after clicking alt+tab 3 or 4 times my whole keyboard stops and i need to restart my laptop. But the keyboard also stops after playing some hours and needs restart again. Any solutions how i can make...