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Upgraded pc to 8.1 and having a problem loading

Posted on 2014-10-21
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Hello,
 I built a new computer and installed windows 8 pro on it and it ran great. I then downloaded the 8.1 update (all 3 gigs of it) and it installed and then wanted a reboot. When it rebooted it came to the 'preparing automatic repair' screen which in turn went to the 'diagnosing your pc' screen. After it thinks for a bit it comes back with 'auto repair couldn't repair your pc'
Options are to 'continue to windows 8' but if i click that it reboots. Restore won't work because it says the drive is locked? It basically can't do anything because of the locked drive. I'm new to windows 8 so is there anything I can try?

Specs are Intel Core i7 4.0Ghz
32MB Ram
256 GB SSD
Nvidia GTX 680
Sabertooth Z97 Mark 1 mainboard

Thanks all

KB
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Question by:Kennyboy5
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tmoore1962 earned 500 total points
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Boot into Bios and see if the system supports secure boot if it does disable until the upgrade complete.
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by:RantCan
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If that fails, try a fresh 8.1 install; not an upgrade.
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by:nobus
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>>  32MB Ram  << here's the reason  too little ram - unless you mean 32 GB
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by:Kennyboy5
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Sorry yes I meant 32GB of RAM.
tmoore1962: I did manage to go in the BIOS and shut off the secure boot portion but upon rebooting I had the same issue. I ended up re-installing the OS from scratch again with this setting off and it went through fine. I will award to tmoore1962 as he led me in the right direction.

Thanks all. I appreciate the help

KB5
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