Whenever I have a problem with a computer system I am working on I boot into Windows Safe Mode to see if the problem exists there. Many people use Safe Mode to troubleshoot PCs, but it Windows 8 Microsoft made it a little bit harder to boot into Safe Mode. With previous versions of Windows we would just hit F8 and be able to go right into Safe Mode. In this guide we will show you two different methods for booting into Safe Mode on Windows 8."
Any major computer upgrade generally requires a full software reinstall too. No so if you heed the advice in the guide to Upgrading a Motherboard without Reinstalling. PCSTATS Tips