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How to perform an advanced restart in Windows 8

If you haven't noticed by now that windows 8 is considerably different than all previous Microsoft Operating Systems as such I have found that the f8 menu for advanced boot options has been eliminated and in order to achieve some of the functionality of the advanced boot options menu, you can boot to the login screen and click the power icon at the bottom right then hold shift and click restart, this will then present you with advanced restart options. These options include booting to the restore partition or selecting an alternate boot device.


What to do if your windows PC locks up @ Configuring updates after a system restore

This error can be caused when the system fails to complete the update process, or if a virus gets into the system. The repair can be quite simple, once you have remove the virus infection if applicable, within safe mode locate and delete the file pending.xml located in the folder C:/Windows/Winsxs/

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