Suddenly, all of my touchpad gestures and my AsusVivobook BUTTON ON THE LAPTOP F***ING KEYBOARD DON'T WORK! When 8.1 became available, I routinely upgraded my laptop in order to stay current with the latest OS. This is ridiculous. Double-check cable connections in your monitor. http://wisteme.com/windows-8/upgrading-from-7-to-8.html
I have one follow up question, I've gone thru the available (and recommended) updates, the 1389 & 8273 are not on the list but the updates shown are listed as 8.1 Click or tap Next to continue. Now my Adobe Flash Player will not function. But now my smaller laptop just informed me that an "auto,matic" update was in progress.
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If before, then if you were on a metered connection, ie, tethered, you could exhaust your data plan for the month in one day, or incur +$100 fee for being unknowingly I always said he should marry Oprah. Reply Tina S January 6, 2014 at 2:34 pm Why do you have to buy another computer to run Windows 8? Don’t like how it works compared to Windows 8 or did something go wrong during the upgrade?
don't know where the first update KB2871389 is it hasn't shown up while I did a "Check for updates" so I can only hope it never will.
It took *hours* to install 8.0 then move up to 8.1 for each computer.
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I have had to learn quickly and have now prepared an external hard drive to use for a 'System Image' as if anything goes wrong in Windows 8.1 your Windows 8
i'm not finding it funny.
Is it all possible that I can revert to straight forward Win 8?
Reply Tina S December 19, 2013 at 11:04 am Have you tried to update the software, yet?
I don't even want to begin listing the weird glitches, hangs, and repeated restarts.
Kirk Nelson saw too late, a friend of mines computer was forced upgraded and every since has had problems. Do you want to have an ad-free experience in Windows 10? The Creators Update not only makes the operating system better, but it also brings important changes to the user interface and an extensive array of new features designed to help people Windows 8.1 Refresh Failed Polls Search About Us E-Books Contact Advertise Advanced Search Lounge Windows Windows 8 Forum Will I Get Windows 8 or 8.1 Update If I Restore My System?
I installed window 8 pro on the new D drive. If that doesn't help, you can post your question on MakeUseOf Answers or look for your hardware and whether other users have had similar issues on the Microsoft Support site. I was not advised that I would not be able to use a restore point. So the bottom line is what ever the original OS is, that's what it will factory restore to......
This is not possible on the Windows 8 laptop and is such a big deal. Some Files Are Missing. Your Windows Installation Or Recovery Media Will Provide These Files Reply Tina S November 13, 2013 at 9:50 am Too bad this article was too late for you, Alan! I don't have a working disc drive at the moment, which is why my last... It is annoying that a large company like Microsoft can allow this updating behaviour to happen.
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It was a meaty upgrade but the only change I noticed is to my graphics settings (see above) and those weren't for the better. 4. No problems whatsoever now for 3 years. Reinstall Windows 8.1 Without Cd I have finally got the desktop running Windows 8.0 after reformatting and full installation. There Was A Problem Refreshing Your Pc I have thought a 1 TB drive laying around that I want to put into this.
Creating a new registry entry did remove access to store but not the pop up windows (once the green tile is removed a second window pops up warning me to contact have a peek at these guys Everything is slow to load, Office does a frequent "not responding" thing and my high-speed Internet connection often feels like dial-up. I don't like WIN 8.1 because it is troubling me a lot. While this sort of a repair installation has been available in other Windows releases, it's never been simple for an untrained user to tackle. Can't Refresh Windows 8
This upgrade should come with a health warning. You will need to choose the target operating system; select Windows 8. Make sure the drive containing the system recovery image is connected, select the image you want to restore, proceed Is this an issue with older HP computers? http://wisteme.com/windows-8/upgrading-from-win-8-to-win-8-1-over-lan.html In Windows 7 you needed to create the recovery tool by burning a System Repair Disc.
Having upgraded from xp to 8, I managed to run my whole system without any issues and was pleased with the performance gains. Microsoft ps, updates were a long way down the list. Until you've tried it and succeeded, you won't know you're covered.
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The self-repair files that stay on the hard drive did not even work. Remember however, that these drivers and software are normally generic and lack any customizations that your PC manufacturer will have made for your specific model of PC. RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORHow to Find Your Product Key Before You Upgrade to Windows 10How to Rollback Windows After the Technical PreviewHow to Force OneDrive to Store Files On Your PC Bottom line: if you have a fairly recent PC that came with Windows 7 (latest service pack) or Windows 8 preinstalled and your PC manufacturer has made Windows 8.1 drivers and
Thankfully I am not using this PC for gaming, and no other significant issues have surfaced... Is this before or after their notice to "finish the Windows 8.1 update"? Hopefully I will add RAM. :) All times are GMT -5. this content So I opted for the 4 hour leeway and started to roam the Internet for a solution.
This feature was added so you could restore backups made in Windows 7. I've specified where each type of media files is located in WMC. Now I can't. I have made HP aware of this last comment.
Enjoy exploring the updated environment. My downloader quit working and my Bluetooth headphones will not except the driver. If you’re one of them, check out what you can do with the Win+X Menu & Editor 8 Ways To Improve Windows 8 With Win+X Menu Editor 8 Ways To Improve I restarted my desktop and it was already configuring the update.
Perhaps people will stand in line to get the latest Windows again instead of running from it with Microsoft chasing them with a club. (Metro/Zune Game Console apps, are not modern plz give a proper solution. now pc/laptops comes with things like.. Reply Jaggies November 19, 2013 at 7:39 am My Samsung ATIV Tablet PC is almost useless since upgrading to WIN 8.1.
So disappointed. The Windows 8/8.1 program creates "File History", which is very useful, if you have the right problem, and useless if you need to restore your Operating System. Could you please get in touch with me? teki Hi I have a request I m not able to close the notice of " finish updating to windows 8.1" on the screen .
It sill won't let me install a graphics upgrade and displays an error (80070103) , but I gave up on that one. Somewhere during the upgrade, my computer completely lost access to ANY operating system. Whenever I run 'dxdiag', I get an Error - that my Direct3D is something.. I did the following: I also uninstalled KB2885699 as per a commenter above after looking at the link and the purpose of that update.