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The optical drive and the HDMI port are in no way related, so you're dealing with two separate issues here. For the HDMI port try installing the latest version of the driver for your video card. For the optical drive maybe try plugging it into a different port. The optical drive definitely should not have any problems just because of a Windows upgrade. I don'...


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I got lucky while re-installing Windows XP Service Pack 3 from a bootable Windows XP SP3 System Re-Install DVD by selecting a user name other than "Administrator" during the re-install. I did select 'Leave current file system intact' when prompted to make a choice. My original XP installation had only one account: Administrator. Had I again specified a user ...


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Try to Reset windows - go in Star menu -> Settings -> Update & Security -> Recover - then pick Reset this PC. Once you get started you have to choose to save all stuff (like files and etc) you have or not. It is handy option. But still - all apps will be reinstalled, so you must configure them again :/ Good luck :)


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Download any Windows 10 ISO. Mount it (select the ISO and click Enter) and run Setup as Admin. This will do a non-destructive install of Windows 10 on a running Windows 10 machine, which should fix the broken parts of the operating system. Then tell Windows Update to "check for updates" to bring the new install up to current state. I've done this, and it ...


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I can't speak for Windows 8, but with Vista and 7 it's not terribly difficult to create an administrator installation of Windows (press shift +f2 when prompted to start the out of the box experience wizard), install all your updates and software (don't enter licence keys unless your software is volume licensed), and then use sysprep to generalize the image (...



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