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eabrace

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"HALP!" or "F U Windows 10!"
« on: August 06, 2015, 06:43:58 PM »
My laptop upgraded to Windows 10 today.  It is now just barely this side of bricked.  This is a youtube clip I recorded the first time it went to the lock screen.  After rebooting, it's now doing the same thing with the login screen.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AQLE1cc5kbg

I don't seem to be able to log in (surprise, surprise).  I've tried holding F8 down to get a boot option list and go to safe mode on a reboot, but it's just ignoring me.  I still have some limited functionality, though.  If I hold down the shift key long enough, it pops up the option to enable the access features (and it doesn't flash).  If I hit windows+P, I see the four options for connecting a projector pop up on the right of the screen (flashing).  And I can navigate from my desktop over the network to access files on the laptop.  So, the laptop seems to be alive, but it's having seizures.

Does anyone have any suggestions?
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Re: "HALP!" or "F U Windows 10!"
« Reply #1 on: August 07, 2015, 06:15:18 AM »
You can access the files over your network.... but can you remote into the laptop? (Is that active on a brand-new install? I can't remember).

If you can remote in, does it flash?
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Re: "HALP!" or "F U Windows 10!"
« Reply #2 on: August 07, 2015, 07:50:06 AM »
Thought of that.  Tried to access it through remote desktop, but no joy.  Pretty sure that's disabled by default.

Along those same lines, however, I'm wondering if I can connect an external monitor...
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