windows 8 won't boot

Discussion in 'Windows 8' started by lifehags, Aug 11, 2014.

  1. lifehags

    lifehags MDL Member

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    Whenever I turn my PC on I get the BSOD and it says my computer failed to start. I tried the automatic fixer it didn't work I used a system image and it still doesn't work! The last thing I did on it was great a system image and defrag an external hard drive. I even contacted customer support twice. And I still didn't get anywere! Please help me! PS I would not like to refresh or reset my PC if that is possible.
     
  2. Hadron-Curious

    Hadron-Curious MDL Guru

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    I am very suspicious there is a problem with your hard disk drive. Replacing it would be the best alternative option in finding quick solution.
     
  3. EFA11

    EFA11 Avatar Guru

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    sometimes a reset or refresh is the best option for some problems, unfortunately.
     
  4. sunilk

    sunilk MDL Member

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    there is a refresh option in windows 8 try it , it may help
     
  5. lifehags

    lifehags MDL Member

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    I ended up refreshing. Bit know I have a windows.old hold used disk cleanup to dealeat it and it still is 3 gigabytes how do I get rid of it now?
     
  6. murphy78

    murphy78 MDL DISM Enthusiast

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    Run cleanmgr.exe as admin. Or just start disk cleanup and then click the system files button with the little shield icon.
     
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