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reviewed Edit Can you screenshot only the focused window using hardware buttons on the Surface 3?
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comment How can I restore a Windows 8 laptop which hangs during startup recovery?
@RandytBaker you may need to refresh the page; I edited the answer I posted.
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revised How can I restore a Windows 8 laptop which hangs during startup recovery?
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comment How can I restore a Windows 8 laptop which hangs during startup recovery?
@RandytBaker OK I've added detailed instructions, give that a try. Hope it helps!
Apr
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revised How can I restore a Windows 8 laptop which hangs during startup recovery?
Added details about creating and using recovery flash drive
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comment How can I restore a Windows 8 laptop which hangs during startup recovery?
Flash drive is better. You're going to need a flash drive (at least 256 MB) and a separate PC with the same version of Windows 8 or 8.1. I'll edit my answer to have instructions.
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comment How can I restore a Windows 8 laptop which hangs during startup recovery?
What version of Windows is it? And does the computer have a CD/DVD drive, or do you have a spare flash drive around?
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comment How can I restore a Windows 8 laptop which hangs during startup recovery?
@RandytBaker so it's going through the "repairing" screens and then it gets stuck on a blank screen with nothing showing?
Apr
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answered Why do PCs still require a CMOS battery?
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revised Why do PCs still require a CMOS battery?
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answered How can I restore a Windows 8 laptop which hangs during startup recovery?
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comment How can I restore a Windows 8 laptop which hangs during startup recovery?
Could you specify the model of the laptop? When you boot up and it "tries to repair itself" what does it say exactly? I'm assuming it's not an issue with the screen itself being broken if you can see some sort of "repairing" message during startup?
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revised How can I restore a Windows 8 laptop which hangs during startup recovery?
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comment How can I restore a Windows 8 laptop which hangs during startup recovery?
@pulsarjune that was not a quality edit. The post needs a lot of work and you just added one tag which isn't even relevant. If you read the post you'll see it says "a bluish blank screen", which is different from bsod which is an error message screen. Please work on making better edits.
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