Windows 10: Can't access my pc

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  1.    27 Dec 2016 #1

    Can't access my pc


    When's I switched on my pc this evening there was an red X where the Internet connection is and I could not get on to my desktop because my password is not being accepted how can I get passed this please
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  2.    28 Dec 2016 #2

    Do you connect Wired, or Wirelessly? If wired. Make sure the Ethernet cable is plugged in to the jack in the back of the computer, make sure it is plugged into your router. Unplug your Router and Modem, wait a few minutes and plug them both in and restart your computer. Try changing out Ethernet cables etc.
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  3.    28 Dec 2016 #3

    spunk said: View Post
    Do you connect Wired, or Wirelessly? If wired. Make sure the Ethernet cable is plugged in to the jack in the back of the computer, make sure it is plugged into your router. Unplug your Router and Modem, wait a few minutes and plug them both in and restart your computer. Try changing out Ethernet cables etc.
    the only way round it was finally a complete format and re-install after realising the Nvidia driver updates which was downloaded from Driver Detective is corrupting windows so I am using Microsoft basic drivers until I can get in touch with Nvidia also I am not going to use Driver detective any more as I have re-installed windows 12 times now and stayed up all night many thanks Spunk
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  4.    28 Dec 2016 #4

    I've never trusted a separate program to manage my drivers, and likely never will. It's such as easy process, so ditch Driver Detective and just install the updates as needed.

    If you have a spare flash drive, just download the necessary drivers you need from another computer, such as video, network, chipset, etc. Then, when you format and install, you have what you need right in front of you.
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  5.    28 Dec 2016 #5

    I have now ditched Driver detective but when loading windows 10 after formatting and downloading windows update I restarted and all I got was a black screen so I reinstalled again and searched Nvidia downloaded the driver and all I got is a black screen
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  6.    28 Dec 2016 #6

    spunk said: View Post
    Do you connect Wired, or Wirelessly? If wired. Make sure the Ethernet cable is plugged in to the jack in the back of the computer, make sure it is plugged into your router. Unplug your Router and Modem, wait a few minutes and plug them both I
    n and restart your computer. Try changing out Ethernet cables etc.
    wired and all connectors are secure
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  7.    28 Dec 2016 #7

    I only accidentally formatted my windows 10 software usb so I its cost me 96.00 to order another as for my pc when I load windows 10 or retstart I still get a black screen graphics card is only 10 months old how would I know if its faulty
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  8.    28 Dec 2016 #8

    You don't need to buy a USB key. Microsoft provides software for free to licensed users. Your machine was fingerprinted and the software will activate. Assuming you have all your data backed up I would do a Clean install with new media. If you access to another Windows 10 machine you can use Windows Media creator to create a USB key or you can create ISO. A clean install deletes data.

    Brink's tutorial

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/...n-install.html
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  9.    28 Dec 2016 #9

    Instead of reinstall all the time make images with imaging software so then you can put the system back in a few mins with no problems keep a few good copies so you can role back
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  10.    29 Dec 2016 #10

    ... and an excellent software to use for Samuria's suggestion is Macrium Reflect. It's is free to Home users.
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