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I Have Refreshed My Vaio And Now Apps Are Gone Help.

then it went through basically the full C: drive and tried to change permissions on all files. Solved! Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/1103266 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? Saga LoutJul 10, 2013, 7:28 AM Nice one, emace and deserving of a Best Answer.

liquidmountainApr 26, 2013, 11:34 AM dodger46 said: Frustrating. Sony Vaios have the partial advantage of having the Assist button so at least you can get to the advanced boot options of Windows 8 - that puts them just ahead i dont have a huge amount to use, since i only got my laptop last month and i spend a lot of my computer time on the internet being unproductive. It probably locks down the permissions to the SYSTEM only for the refresh but the developers probably forgot to restore user permissions to the C: drive.

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However, all of my programs have been deleted and I was wondering how I could get them back? The fact that you don't seem to be able to boot from a disk speaks volumes, time to look for your Service Manual, and try some different settings in the UEFI. First, you'll find a .html file on your Desktop named "Removed Apps.html." Open this file for a full list of the applications that were removed during the refresh procedure. Content available under a Creative Commons license.

About Contact Us Donate Contribute to this site Privacy Cookies Legal Report Trademark Abuse Mozilla: Twitter (@mozilla) Facebook (Mozilla) Instagram (@mozillagram) Firefox: Twitter (@firefox) Facebook (Firefox) YouTube (firefoxchannel) English (US) I cannot restore my PC as there is no restore point. Refer the following link: http://esupport.sony.com/US/p/support-info.pl?info_id=1295 Refer the following link for the information on Refresh feature: http://esupport.sony.com/docs/pc/SVE1112_series/EN/contents/04/17/11/11.html?search=refresh Perform system recovery to factory settings: http://www.kb.sony.com/selfservice/documentLink.do?externalId=C1030922 Performing system recovery will reinstall Advertisement teche Thread Starter Joined: Jul 10, 2013 Messages: 1 I have refreshed my sony vaio unaware that it would remove some of my apps.

After having helluva problems with Graphics Drivers, FN keys, Stamina/Speed keys etc following the upgrade...... Somthing else? I have Vaio but I was not able to change permission of C drive within Windows, only on Safe mode command Prompt.I had the same issue, after refresh, Drive C is Pure Win8 had been working great for months.

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If you Rt Click your 'C' drive, are you able to select 'Properties' Tools' and 'Check'? Do you have much data to lose?Restore to Factory probably the best solution, which formats your drive but there are ways to recover your data. Try running chkdsk to see if it finds anything. Please try the request again.

If the answer is yes to either of these questions, then you are in luck! do you want to continue? If you can avoid using the Assist button and just keep restarting until the words Please Wait appear under Vaio on the startup flash screen, you get a better chance of Backing up a little...what happens when you turn it on?

jimteMay 21, 2013, 3:11 PM Same here, but different vaio model. Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? However, any settings you configured directly from the Control Panel (things like Family Safety, firewall settings or power configurations) will need to be set up again.

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Any other solutions?EDIT: I managed to use my dad's PC to get the AVG antivirus onto a USB, but I just get a "OS not found" message dodger46Apr 27, 2013, 6:23 Generated Sat, 11 Feb 2017 01:09:04 GMT by s_wx1221 (squid/3.5.23) make-use-of-logo logo-background menu search search-start close email bookmark facebook google twitter pinterest stumbleupon whatsapp amazon youtube youtube label-rectangle triangle-long down PC Kind Regards,Dragon-Fur Reply 0 0 aletta Student Posts: 1 Member Since: ‎02-01-2014 Message 3 of 14 (44,981 Views) Report Inappropriate Content Re: return apps removed while refreshing PC/ windows 8 Options

I am missing all Sony programs.

I put it just to avoid the smily. Need to try some diagnosis outside the normal Windows environment. 1st see if it behaves at all in Safe Mode. I think my main priority now is to stop getting stuck in a loop of Automatic Repairs.And it's very worrisome that you've had the exact same problem as I have. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

I said yes. VAIO - Upgrade, Backup, & Recovery KeithKay What are the partitions on my Vaio HD used for? I'm interested in hearing from other what these settings should actually be!this appears to be a problem with Microsoft's Refresh mechanism. If you're sure you want to continue, click or tap Next.

Seeing as how you'll have to reinstall every desktop app you've ever installed on your computer, you'll want to be sure this is the right move for you. Windows 8.1 makes it as easy as possible to get things back to the way they were. Before i format though, could you tell me what ways there are of recovering my data?EDIT: Also windows 8 was installed on my laptop when i got it dodger46Apr 27, 2013, You are also shown a list of desktop apps that you will need to reinstall after the refresh.

dodger46Apr 27, 2013, 8:45 AM From what I can gather you may have been supplied with Recovery disks, but F10 on Power on should get you into the Recovery options. What Happens After A Windows 8.1 Refresh? Most of us tweak and change our computers after we set them up the first time; one of the main changes many of us make is to add our favorite programs. Discussion in 'Windows 8' started by teche, Jul 10, 2013.

We have two different statements and issues here:I was recently forced to refresh my Vaio E14P laptop because it got stuck on a black screen after the "welcome" screen.Did the refresh No, create an account now.