Although we endeavor to present the most accurate and comprehensive information at the time of publication, we reserve the right to make changes without prior notice. It's also for anyone who uses Linux. Initially it turned on but Windows 8 wouldn't accept the correct password, and the keyboard was faulty. Your post indicated that you had Windows 8 before you attempted this upgrade, is that right? I then ran a full scan; she hadn't run one since June. Formatting is always an option, but we consider that a last resort.
Edit: A third thing: How does one know which version of Windows one has when i you loose the system as we have, and ii the sticker just says Windows 8 or 10 but not the version, Home, Pro etc? I will unplug my other hd. After everything is fairly dry, move on. Colors of products may not be perfectly accurate due to variations caused by photography and monitor settings. Sorry if it's in the wrong place. Did you upgrade any components, or have any other devices plugged in try unplugging anything you don't need? I had a similar problem. After the installation, it boots up to what I guess is the desktop, waits a few moments, then just reboots.
I recently went through a similar ordeal. I didn't say anything about a password. Most of it, I assumed was Windows was trying to install updates. After the drive is as dry as possible, you can let it sit for a while and air out if you have doubts. Well, hope this helps and good luck! I even waited 6 extra hours.
I usually get some messages while updating saying that my windows 8 can upgrade to 10 and after many times of continues messages i just tried once. I checked the disk with a microscope and found that a track had dissolved leading to the motor drive chip. Au contraire, every computer leaves a record of the last time it was active, logs and such like. Hopefully your hard drive is still detected by the bios, try checking under 'boot' to confirm you see the Windows Boot Manager listed first, or change the boot order and save and exit. Did the local service center check your serial number to see if you had international warranty? The same thing happens to my laptop when I try to restart while my smartphone is charging.
Thread starter Similar threads Forum Replies Date 6 Apr 27, 2019 1 Apr 22, 2019 0 Apr 14, 2019 1 Apr 5, 2019 1 Apr 3, 2019 5 Mar 25, 2019 1 Mar 16, 2019 1 Mar 8, 2019 1 Jun 9, 2017 1 Oct 3, 2016 2 May 30, 2016 4 Sep 29, 2014 3 Jun 10, 2013 2 May 19, 2013 2 Apr 19, 2013 2 Apr 18, 2013 1 Mar 30, 2013 7 Mar 24, 2013 11 Jan 8, 2013 4 Dec 4, 2012. Also disable 'Secure Boot Control' under the 'Security' menu if necessary to see if changing one or both of these settings can help and if they are available. Actual figures may vary in real-world situations. I will be getting a new Alienware computer and will immediately be downgrading to Windows 7 Agreed what you experienced is frustrating, but suspect it's not all W8's fault. Not the answer you're looking for? I have no idea what is installed because system specs given below. Then you will see interfaces of Windows Password Recovery Tool, follow the instructions on them to reset Windows password. I finally sorted it myself tho.
Unless otherwise stated, all performance claims are based on theoretical performance. If you type in your model name in Google, it will sometimes tell you which version of Windows came Factory with the board. Unfortunately, not sure what is causing problems to load the bios defaults or run Easy Flash, so you may also want to consider contacting your store if local? I did that and it worked. I've had to use the recovery media on a few systems and it has worked just fine. You can go back to Windows 8. Windows check their own compatibility test and download by itself.
Hope this is able to help. You may want to continue to check for more information, but everything else actually appears fairly normal, so still don't know what this problem is related to, but listed more things to try below. I think I'm going to try to call asus customer support tomorrow. Your post indicated that you had Windows 8 before you attempted this upgrade, is that right? I tried to reinstall from my usb. Please refer to specification pages for full details. Not sure if you have a way to install Windows, but assuming you will need to try this if the system is not booting to Windows.
Do you have the installation media for Windows 8? Did a hard power down press and hold power button til it shuts off then restarted again. In Safe Mode Windows will show this in-built Administrator account in Login screen. If so, you will need to install a clean version of Windows onto your system on a new hard disk Do you have a Windows install disk? Check that the drive is pining up. I spent many hours looking for the solution, talked to Asus tech support who told me the laptop will have to be sent in for the repair. Called Asus and they said to unplug charger, remove the battery in the back, hold down the power button for 10 seconds. Do you have the installation media for Windows 8? After doing a bit of ultimately unhelpful tinkering with the Aptio Setup Utility, here's what I did that actually fixed the issue for me; Sorry, if this is long — I wanted to be as thorough and precise as possible. You need to get that hard disk replaced.