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Windows 10 is not detecting my Ethernet lan or wlan

May 3, 2014
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you need to take ownership of it then apply the permissions.
but you would be faster just copying the game folders them selfs and just save them to a folde named Adat so you remember where they came from.
Feb 13, 2016
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Software Windows 10 x64 Start 10
Benchmark Scores 3DMark Time Spy 4532
I've come across similar situations with customer PCs as a result of virus infections, Windows crashes or other difficult to remedy situations. Frankly, instead of torturing yourself by trying to fix something that may be broken beyond repair, do yourself a favour and carry out a clean install.
When this happens with my customers, the first thing I ask is whether there is anything to back up and if there is, I do the following:
Boot to a Win10PESE or Hiren's rescue pendrive and back up to whatever media is available ie external hard drive or other internal drive. By doing this outside the actual Windows installation you're not hampered by Windows permissions, allowing you to copy, move or delete at will.
Also, it's always a good idea to rename hard drives if you have multiple drives installed. IE Windows 10, DATA, Backup etc. This avoids accidentally installing or formatting to a wrong drive unintentionally.
A belt and braces approach would be to physically disconnect other drives prior to installing Windows on the drive in question and reconnecting them later.
Once satisfied that you have everything backed up, reinstall Windows and then restore your backup information as necessary.
If you want to restore save games to system folders such as app data etc, you may hit the permissions message again, in which case you will either need to take ownership or reboot again to a Win10pese/Hiren's pendrive and copy the folders over that way.
I've used this method numerous times and saved a lot of hair pulling and headaches.
Nov 19, 2012
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Power Supply Corsair RM850x
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Software Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
Benchmark Scores https://www.3dmark.com/spy/3508411 https://www.3dmark.com/fs/15170071
Sorry for your OS loss but you can do things, at least, try things.
You can put your phone in wifi (if you don't have a lot of data to use), plug it via USB, share the connection.
Then open a command prompt in admin and type :

DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth

After this :

sfc /scannow

All infos are here : https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/929833/use-the-system-file-checker-tool-to-repair-missing-or-corrupted-system

As you can see there, if you just can't have internet even sharing with the phone you can use a W10 DVD or USB

I wish you good luck !
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Mar 2, 2013
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st. louis missouri
Processor I7 2600k at 4.4 ghz
Motherboard Asus p8p67 deluxe
Cooling 5 case fans
Memory Gskill ripjaws 16 gb ddr3 1600 mghz
Video Card(s) Gigabyte Windforce GTX 1070, back up card MSI GTX 970
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Display(s) 55 inch 4k TV
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Power Supply 800 watt delta electronics 80 plus server grade psu
Mouse Logitech G502
Keyboard Logitech G910
Software windows 10 64 bit and Windows 7 64 bit ultimate (dual boot)
Sorry for the late reply, I have my computer working for the time being running off of my throwaway drive.

I am go in to be doing my new build over the next week (already ordered a 480 gb ssd and a 1tb had) I will use my current pc as is until then.

Thanks for your help everyone.