Windows 8.1, stuck on 'Applying PC settings'.

Date Published: 10/17/2013 12:06 PM

Hi. I've been running windows 8 and have been trying to upgrade to windows 8.1, for what have been the most frustrating hours of my life. I have uninstalled most of my 3rd party drivers, and updated my Intel Chipset, and unplugged everything from the counter except Ethernet, hdmi, and power. When I reboot to finish installing 8.1, I get stuck at 'Applying PC settings', at 84%, to be specific. I would really love some help with this and will answer any questions you have about my issue. Thanks

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  • anon posted this on 10/17/2013 at 4:31 PM

    It was stuck for a long time at 84% for me too, but eventually finished, don't lose hope!
  • Jodo posted this on 10/21/2013 at 6:52 AM

    Remove any steel series drivers
  • Uhuhuhchoooooo!!! posted this on 05/21/2015 at 7:50 PM

    Plug your corndog into the hdmi port

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