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  1. Joined : Sep 2015
    Mobile
    Posts : 22
    Windows 7
       14 Sep 2015 #1

    Windows 10 installed and now my comlputer won't start


    I installed windows 10 and it worked fine for the 1st day then it went nuts. I tried to restore it can't find a restore point. I tried to recover and I can't find the back up disk. I tried reseting and that didn't work. I don't know what else to do. Please help
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  2. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 610
    W10
       14 Sep 2015 #2

    How does "does not start" look like for you? What is displayed on the screen and what happens then (black screen?)?

    You can use any PC with the same version of Windows 10 on it (e.g. Windows 10 Home) to create a new Windows 10 recovery drive:
    Recovery Drive - Create in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums
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  3. Joined : Jun 2015
    N.Y.
    Posts : 3,005
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit
       14 Sep 2015 #3

    Joergi said: View Post
    How does "does not start" look like for you? What is displayed on the screen and what happens then (black screen?)?

    You can use any PC with the same version of Windows 10 on it (e.g. Windows 10 Home) to create a new Windows 10 recovery drive:
    Recovery Drive - Create in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums
    Not enough information given about what is seen. One method to try without loosing anything Repair Install Windows 10 with an In-place Upgrade


    Your case may need to boot from this disc then how it is shown here.
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  4. Joined : Sep 2015
    Mobile
    Posts : 22
    Windows 7
       14 Sep 2015 #4

    It goes to screen with windows and spinning dots then goes black and reboots. The only other computer I have is my husbands work laptop and he can't log in as administrator. And my daughter has a little acer but it runs really slow and is only 32 bit. Is there anything I can do without being an administrator?
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  5. Joined : Jun 2015
    N.Y.
    Posts : 3,005
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit
       14 Sep 2015 #5

    crazymama77 said: View Post
    It goes to screen with windows and spinning dots then goes black and reboots. The only other computer I have is my husbands work laptop and he can't log in as administrator. And my daughter has a little acer but it runs really slow and is only 32 bit. Is there anything I can do without being an administrator?
    See if can get a Windows 10 ISO make a disc, boot from it and try a repair install
    Windows 10 ISO Download


    Make a bootable disc from another PC has a DVD Drive with Burnaware free http://www.burnaware.com/download.html

    Or can make a bootable USB Flash Drive with Rufus http://rufus.akeo.ie/

    option # 5 here Advanced Startup Options - Boot to in Windows 10

    If can not get access to recovery options (refresh) , this would be only choice, rather then inplace upgrade i mentioned.
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  6. Joined : Sep 2015
    Mobile
    Posts : 22
    Windows 7
       15 Sep 2015 #6

    ok it's on creating Window's 10 media and its stuck at 55 percent progress for about an hour now
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  7. Joined : Sep 2015
    Mobile
    Posts : 22
    Windows 7
       15 Sep 2015 #7

    If I start it over will it take up space on my flash drive where it started downloading?
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  8. Joined : Jun 2015
    N.Y.
    Posts : 3,005
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit
       15 Sep 2015 #8

    crazymama77 said: View Post
    If I start it over will it take up space on my flash drive where it started downloading?
    Would be better to download on Hard drive as it is faster. I said to make the downloaded ISO you get onto a bootable Flash Drive with Rufus, not download it on thumb drive probably too slow this way.
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  9. Joined : Sep 2015
    Mobile
    Posts : 22
    Windows 7
       15 Sep 2015 #9

    I'm sorry I reread it last night and I realized that I got it on the drive I just didn't boot the PC yet about to do that Thank You very much!
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  10. Joined : Jun 2015
    N.Y.
    Posts : 3,005
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit
       15 Sep 2015 #10

    crazymama77 said: View Post
    I'm sorry I reread it last night and I realized that I got it on the drive I just didn't boot the PC yet about to do that Thank You very much!
    It's o.k.. What is on what drive, downloaded ISO of Windows 10 ? Best save file to PC first, then you need to create a bootable Thumb Drive or DVD from this ISO to work, then boot from this on restart by pressing whichever key gets you to the boot manager on your system, usually shown upon boot on Manufacturer's logo screen.. Need help more, need make and model of PC or laptop.
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