Windows 10: gaming computer viper 2 after windows 10 install tried factory reset

  1.    10 Apr 2017 #1

    gaming computer viper 2 after windows 10 install tried factory reset


    Ok so my nephew got a "gaming" PC i think a viper 2 or something original windows 7 but used disk to install windows 10 without activating..... Start wouldn't work so tried erasing admin account and create one w/o password then still couldn't get start to come up so i looked up different tricks non of witch worked so tried factory resetting and wiping all files got an error resseting tried ( In the new window, Select Troubleshoot --> Advanced options --> Command prompt.
    3.Next, select the administrator account.
    4.Now provide the credentials for the admin account you opted in the previous step.) But he didn't remember password for admin acc PC then reset well turned off now only misi flashes on black screen with comp on! And im completely unable to get anything else to boot even tried hard reboot pc turned off and stayed off until manually turned back on just to do same theing black screen with misi flashing on for a few secs
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  2.    10 Apr 2017 #2

    Hi there and welcome.

    Do you know which version was installed? In the search bar type winver and hit enter.
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  3.    10 Apr 2017 #3

    It wont even completely boot up to be able to type anything just flashes misi the black then misi no destop or anything else
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  4.    10 Apr 2017 #4

    It had windows 7 previously but because it wasnt backedup when resseting it said it would resset with windows 10....
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  5.    10 Apr 2017 #5

    He still has w10 disc i think it was cyberbit or cyber-somthing....
    64 bit
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  6.    10 Apr 2017 #6

    Thanks for your time swafega 👍
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  7.    10 Apr 2017 #7

    If he still has the Windows 10 CD then he can do a clean install. Follow this guide.

    A lot of people have had problems upgrading from Windows 7 to 10, Perhaps a bridge too far
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  •    10 Apr 2017 #8

    Funny thing is that windows 10 was working as desktop with Cortana but start menu wouldnt pull up you click it does Little loading cursor then nothing like you never tried opening it... that is why i figured resseting computer cause i had no idea what was going on so figure trying to start over..,Also no internet connection due to earlier windows 7 and 8 wifi antenna....
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  •    10 Apr 2017 #9

    Pcmoney said: View Post
    used disk to install windows 10 without activating
    Pcmoney said: View Post
    He still has w10 disc i think it was cyberbit or cyber-somthing....
    64 bit
    Something just doesn't sound right here.....
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