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Is there a way to boot to a restore feature.
The system boots to a black screen with only the pointer visable.
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Check weather you are able to boot in safe mode or not?
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Safe Mode in Win 8?

How do you get there, its easy in Win 7
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Do you have another functioning Windows 8 machine? If so, you can create a USB recovery drive using the steps here: http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/windows-and-office/create-a-recovery-drive-in-windows-8/

Once you have the recovery drive you can boot to it and 'Refresh' your Windows 8 installation. You may also need your Windows 8 installation media to perform the refresh. See here for the steps: http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/windows-and-office/reset-your-pc-from-a-windows-8-recovery-drive/
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USB recovery drive worked like a charm, thank you!
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