Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.



3358 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 497

Trusted
Subscriber

Topic # 138829 17-Jan-2014 22:16 Send private message

Is there anyone here can help me with this? No one I knew uses 8.1... This stupid boot loop won't let me do anything because apparently I am not an administrator - occasionally it'll let me refresh but need recovery media





Create new topic
9526 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 749

Trusted

  Reply # 969207 18-Jan-2014 00:16 Send private message

Isn't there an option to compete reinstall built in to the os ?



3358 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 497

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 969510 18-Jan-2014 23:17 Send private message

No it won't work and keep asking for media. If someone can upload to my Dropbox etc that'll be awesome





990 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 25

Trusted

  Reply # 969521 19-Jan-2014 04:42 Send private message

Can you get into recovery,
try method 6
http://pcsupport.about.com/od/windows-8/a/open-advanced-startup-options-windows-8.htm

or the F8 option if you can nail the timing correctly.




CPU: Intel 3770k| RAM: F3-2400C10D-16GTX G.Skill Trident X |MB:  Gigabyte Z77X-UD5H-WB | GFX: GV-N660OC-2GD gv-n660oc-2gd GeForce GTX 660 | Monitor: Qnix 27" 2560x1440



3358 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 497

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 969662 19-Jan-2014 15:03 Send private message

Yea, i can get into recovery just fine. It will not let me reinstall windows. I need recovery media.





Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Considering Snap - do you rate them?
Created by gsmithnz, last reply by Lorenceo on 4-Mar-2015 23:55 (33 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Galaxy s6 announcement and owners thread
Created by Shoes2468, last reply by Shoes2468 on 4-Mar-2015 22:06 (95 replies)
Pages... 5 6 7


Why does Lightbox have a suicide wish?
Created by dafman, last reply by Wade on 4-Mar-2015 21:45 (109 replies)
Pages... 6 7 8


Whats your USB charging solution?
Created by macuser, last reply by Journeyman on 4-Mar-2015 17:52 (37 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Two orders blocked by vendors going to Youshop - I wonder how many more will occur?
Created by lchiu7, last reply by JimmyH on 4-Mar-2015 19:57 (17 replies)
Pages... 2


Privacy concerns on returning faulty microSDXC
Created by dpw, last reply by andrewbnz on 3-Mar-2015 22:41 (34 replies)
Pages... 2 3


HTC One M9 (2015) Announcement and Discussion
Created by Dingbatt, last reply by Dingbatt on 3-Mar-2015 22:25 (48 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


Car Buying Question
Created by networkn, last reply by joker97 on 3-Mar-2015 12:08 (15 replies)


Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.