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My windows 8 for the second time has gone bonkers, I cannot access power options, user account anything, or delete anything in my program files folders. I have no idea whats going on. I have already reset windows once from the same problem and its back once again, any help would be appreciated thumb.gif
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That's a incredibly vague post. It could a billion different things.
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Is this a new build ?
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Im not sure whats vague. but here is a list of my problems

Cant access any power options in control panel
Cant access any user settings in control panel
Cant modify or delete any folder or file in program files and program files(x86)
-when i delete a folder it goes thru the delete process but it does not disappear from the program files folder?
Cant uninstall any program from add remove programs( i have to use the installer in the folder)

Not sure what build but i got it when first released windows 8 pro. I dont even know where to begin with these problems I have never seen anything like this before
Edited by Ironcobra - 3/2/13 at 6:55am
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post #5 of 7
How did you "reset" windows? Did you load off of a recover partition?

Try getting the correct Windows disk and running a Windows repair.

Also, could it be a virus?

Any chance your hard drive is corrupting data? Have you looked at your SMART status?
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post #6 of 7
Google how to run everything in elevated admin mode. That's probably the problem.
I gave up on Windows 8 because every single one of my programs needed to run in admin mode to function properly and running the system under a elevated admin login disables features for "safety."
 
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How did you "reset" windows? Did you load off of a recover partition?

Try getting the correct Windows disk and running a Windows repair.

Also, could it be a virus?

Any chance your hard drive is corrupting data? Have you looked at your SMART status?

Windows 8 has an option to reset windows with programs and settings in place or reset to a clean state without having to reinstall, its a very useful feature. I just reset back to day one settings and now im good
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