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User not able to login until reboot

Q: User not able to login until reboot

We have a user who often of a morning when he goes to login the computer doesn't allow him, stating incorrect details.
if he reboots the computer, and tries to login again it works without a problem
here are logs from one of the domain controllers
can someone shed some light please
01/22 06:45:34 [MAILSLOT] [1272] Received ping from TAC8469((null)) domain.com.au. t2361 on UDP LDAP
01/22 06:45:34 [MAILSLOT] [1272] DOMAIN: Ping response 'Sam User Unknown Ex' t2361 to
\\TAC8469 Site: TOMAGO001 on UDP LDAP
01/22 06:45:35 [MAILSLOT] [84] TAC_DOMAIN: Received 'Sam Logon' message on \Device\NetBT_Tcpip_{05F62CA1-D87F-48FE-9D92-E500BB3BF6B8}
01/22 06:45:35 [MAILSLOT] [84] TAC_DOMAIN: Ping response 'Sam User Unknown Ex'
01/22 06:45:41 [MAILSLOT] [84] TAC_DOMAIN: Received 'Sam Logon' message on \Device\NetBT_Tcpip_{05F62CA1-D87F-48FE-9D92-E500BB3BF6B8}
01/22 06:45:41 [MAILSLOT] [84] TAC_DOMAIN: Ping response 'Sam User Unknown Ex' t2361 to
\\TAC8469 Site: TOMAGO001 on \Device\NetBT_Tcpip_{05F62CA1-D87F-48FE-9D92-E500BB3BF6B8}

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A: User not able to login until reboot

It has been happening for over a year..
the user has been putting up with it, by powering off the machine and then back on again
only the 1 user affected
machine has been imaged, profile has been wiped and recreated
we have 4 DCs and they aren't offline when he tries to login..
our only resolution is to schedule a reboot daily on his machine

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My client used their computer on 11/9 and upon returning to office 3 days later (computer had been left on, I think), the ususal username login took them to a brand new desktop with no files in the user folders. It's as if a new user had been created without their knowledge.

I am remotely accessing their machine to solve the issue and am stumped. Trying to do research and as much solving as possible remotely before actually going to client's home to fix things.

I see 3 folders under Users folder, BEARMAIN-PC is the network name for their computer, Bear is the username:
TEMP.BEARMAIN-PC modified date 11/12/15bear.BEARMAIN-PC modified date 10/26/15bear modified date 10/13/15

It appears that upon windows login to the only defined user called "Bear" on login screen, I am using the TEMP.client-PC folder of user files.

"bear.BEARMAIN-PC" has the most recently worked on files, with most recent edit date of 11/9/15, and the
"bear" folders have dates of 10/26/15.

I have no idea what happened here in clients absence (left town on 10th), the only thing that might've been running is Carbonite backups to a locally attached external drive, Dropbox, and my remote access program. In effect, I have a duplicate of everything on hard drive filling it up to all but 5GB, though the "bear.BEARMAIN-PC" is a larger size and more current file dates so I'll assume that's the one I want to keep.

This temp login does not hav... Read more

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I have a problem, I get to the Windows login that says to sign in but on the right there is not a user name it is just blank. Can anyone tell me what to do. This does this in Safe mode as well. I click ctrl. alt. del and a user login box comes up but still will not take password. This is a Windows XP Home SP2. Very strange. Thanks....

A:Can't login Windows XP Home Login page missing user names

This happened to me one time, I think it's a corrupt profile. I really don't remember how I solved it.

Do you use XP's System Restore? That would be my first idea.

Best suggestion that I can think of is to run chkdsk /r or the equivalent and see if that helps.


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Hi Guys,
I've recently got an issue with loading profile settings after probably deleting one of the Admin profiles on Windows 10 Home.

I can't load:
1. The most important: Built-in Adminstrator profile: Error: " Location/Path C:/Windows/sytem32/config/systemprofile/Desktop" is unavailable. I got only empty black screen, bottom-left-hand corner windows icon doesn't show up the menu - is irresponsive. I can't do anything - eveng craetimng new folders. Only Some software work , namely BitDefender Total Security, NVidia, Intel etc

2. Fortunetely, I'ev got another Admin account which works fine. I can create new users/profiles but I get this error anytime I enter the user's profile:" a User log in failed. User's profile files cannot be loaded.

I've found the path in regestry:
It confirms that only one with thwe right path to my profile works fine. Others don't have a correct path.

See the print screen below:

I hope I won't have to format disc and totally reinstall Windows. Thank you for you help.

A:Login ERROR: User login failed. Profile cannot be loaded/started.

3 first entries seem to be broken or proper entries of the profiles I have (2 more - one local and one connected to a Microsoft acount)
The kast one .....-21-.... is fine and working (admin account)

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If auto-login is enabled there is NO User picture on Login screen
This issue started with Redstone builds.
This was not an issue with TH2.

Many other Insiders have reported this on the Feedback Hub.
I thought it would be fixed by now, but it still exists in Build 14393.5

A:If auto-login is enabled there is NO User picture on Login screen

Originally Posted by Comp Cmndo

If auto-login is enabled there is NO User picture on Login screen
This issue started with Redstone builds.
This was not an issue with TH2.

Many other Insiders have reported this on the Feedback Hub.
I thought it would be fixed by now, but it still exists in Build 14393.5

Do you have this setting on?

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I have a unit i want to have 4 user accounts on and one of them should auto login.

How do i change to one of my other 3 accounts?
Change user doesnt work, just auto login.

Im running Windows embedded standard 7

Best regards

A:Multiple user accounts, 1 auto login , how to login to another account

Can you log off the user that was automatically logged on?

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Is it possible to have users but not have their login icon appear on the login screen?

A:Remove user login icons from login screen?

Hello AAAHome,

You could have it where users must enter their username and password at log on to not have any user icons displayed.

Log On with User Name and Password

Hope this helps,

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Hello nice people !

Windows is asking me for a password despite I've never had a password.

Here's what happened:

I've never had a password and choose during the win install to have 1 local account without password.

I used to have a user/login name with an non ascii character (?), and it was causing me some trouble. Hence I decided to change it with ascii only characters. Control Panel, users etc ... properties, changed the name of the local user.

Reboot, and boom, Windows asks me for a password and is displaying the former user name !! But there's no option to change the user name, I've read that there should be a back arrow but it's not here (probably because windows "thinks" there's no point since there is only 1 user).

I don't know what to do, I used a Linux live usb distro to use some tools that can reset password and unlock account, however:

1/ it can only reset password, which seems not to be the issue here, the issue is the wrong user name
2/ the linux tool shows 1 local user with the last update name

So I'm guessing windows is not using the proper name to login, but doesn't provide any mean to change it.

If anyone has an idea, that would be greatly approciated.

A:Changing the local user login name on the login screen

Hello Bob, and welcome to Eight Forums.

Double check in Netplwiz to do step 4 to set Windows to automatically sign in to your user account at startup. If you had this set before, then it may not have been updated after you removed your password, and needs to be setup again.

Log On User Account Automatically at Windows 8 Startup

Hope this helps,

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I manage the Networks for several companies remotely and not all users are computer friendly enough to know both their username and password, only their Password. So, when doing maintenance and I log on to a PC as an administrator or other user I will often
get a call the next day that their "password is not working" because it is using the last logged on user, which this time is me.

Is it possible in any way to set either a default domain user, or set it to a most often logged on model instead of the current last user or the alternative of prompting for user name every time?


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We have some Loan Laptops that we give to users on short notice in the even of Underground/Metro Strike or someone breaking a leg etc. to users.
laptops are generally ready to go when requested. However each user need to first connect to the Domain lan and login before taking laptop home, so that domain credentials can be cashed for offline login.
Is there a way to specify a user and save his credentials on to a machine, so that we can just hand him over the laptop ?

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So a new box recently built, when booted, defaults to the local administrator account.

This is a Windows 7 machine for a Linux guru that doesn't want to be bothered pressing more buttons than is necessary, if you get my drift.

So my question is, after pressing Ctrl+Alt+Del...how do I dictate to Windows that the preferred used is "HisDomainAccount" on our company domain, as opposed to the local admin account?

If I'm not being clear, please let me know and I will try to explain a little better.

A:Strange Defult Login User Prompt - Local Admin, Not Domain User

Quote: Originally Posted by Norwood

So a new box recently built, when booted, defaults to the local administrator account.

This is a Windows 7 machine for a Linux guru that doesn't want to be bothered pressing more buttons than is necessary, if you get my drift.

So my question is, after pressing Ctrl+Alt+Del...how do I dictate to Windows that the preferred used is "HisDomainAccount" on our company domain, as opposed to the local admin account?

If I'm not being clear, please let me know and I will try to explain a little better.

The above is a bit confusing. Is this computer joined to a work domain or is it not?

If this is a domain computer, the user will have to use the classic log on screen (Ctrl+Alt+Delete), not the Welcome Screen. If he wants to switch to logging in to the Local computer account and not the domain, he'll have to "Switch User" then log in with the format of Computername\User Name

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On windows 7 professional 64-bit sp1,
if a current user is screen locked, the lock screen indicates the current user name and account is logged on and the computer is locked. I am using Classic Logon in group policy,
and under local policy-security options-interactive logon i have it set to display username and account info (the option with most information).

the problem i have is say a user is logged in and then I need to use the computer,
at that point the lock screen says so and so is logged in and locked,
I do a switch user, log in and do my thing, then log out.
Now the screen goes back to the base login screen saying 'ctrl-alt-del' not saying any user is currently logged in.
Now if that original user does log back in, all his stuff is still here and everything acted like a basic screen lock happened so no problem there... but what i want to happen is after a switch user logs out the screen goes back to the lock screen displaying who has the computer locked. is there a way to do that?

A:Switch User then logoff, back to ctrl-alt-del login not previous user

At a guess, I'd say Classic Logon is the culprit here, as I do not have this issue with Windows 7 64-bit SP1 with the default login screen. Changing this is likely impractical next to the simple solution of ditching Classic Logon (It's an ancient artifact by now)

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Am in a bit of a quandary, here. I am experimenting on a new Windows 7 build, and using a domain account, I copied it to make a "new" default user folder. Now when I try and login using a domain users account, I get the following message:

The User Profile Service Failed the Login
User Profile cannot be loaded

I was able to logon using a domain users account, before I created a new default user folder.
I did take an extra precaution by renaming the old default user folder, and I thought I'd be "good" by deleting the new default user folder - and renaming the old default user folder to what it was.. BUT, I still get the error message.

I am doing this via RDP, but the domain users account does have remote desktop access via the local security group (remote desktop etc.....)

Anybody out there that can PLEASE help me out?


A:The User Profile Service Failed the Login/User Prof. cannot be loaded

rookie mistake (or lack of sleep ) I was naming the Default folder "Default User" !!! Yo soy idiot.

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When I login to windows (7, Ultimate x64) on most profiles (created a new one, affected, logged into my admin account, 1 of 2 user accounts, a clean one for lightweight surfing with no load time for all 3rd party s/w) and my monitor goes from extended (blank) (1920x1080) to ... looking like it has a FAT black border (on secondary monitor).

Also some issues with network adapter connecting and mounted volumes attaching (instead of being instantaneous they take minutes) event viewer doesn't mention anything significant... any ideas?

Interestingly, I can't open Intel's CPanel (desktop context > Graphics Properties) (gfxui.exe) on other profiles.. will get details

A:User Profile Corruption/RegIssues? How to monitor windows (user login)

Sounds to me like something in one or more of the user profiles has gotten corrupted. you might have to delete one or more user accounts and then re create those accounts which should hopefully fix the corruption issue. I know u might not want to do that; but at this point i dont see any other choice to fix the problem.

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I have a rebuilt HP, system model HP compaq dc5750 sm. form factor, with Vista business 64 bit, 1 80GB and 1 2TB HD's, (it only came with the 80 and we have lots of music, vids etc.) AMD Athlon 64x2 Dual Core proc. 3800+ 2.)GHz, 4 GB ram,standard cd-rom,ATI Radeon XPress 1150 and ATI Radeon Xpress secondary. This is only for quick specs.

Right now all 3 user accts have the same "user profile service service failed the logon" message. I've read everything I could find here and at Microsoft's support forum. First of all I tried booting in everyway possible from f8 and the only way I can logon in any way,shape or form is in safemode with command prompt. Great fine. I went to regedit and followed the path:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\ProfileList and all of our user/profiles in the S-1-5 lines have bak at the end of the string of numbers. In control panel I can only access the user acct. I logged on with (in safe mode) and it will not let me create a new user acct. So how can I create and log on with a working acct. and fix our "bad" accts. I also tried enabling the built in administrator account with command prompt and my pc hated that idea too. I'm pretty sure I shouldn't delete all the s15's with bak and the end.

2 of the user accts are admin and 1 is a standard. One of the administrators is supposed to be for problems only as my son used to have a bad habit of not scanning his dl's for viruses or not remembering what t... Read more

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I know you can lock down an AD account to log into a specific machine but can you lock down a machine to only accept certain user logins? We have some mission critical machines that only have the specific rights with certain ID's but the users keep insiting on logging onto them as their own ID thus making the app not work properly and the machine go whacky. I want to set it up to deny logins other than using the specified ID's they have been given already (and not their own user accounts).

Is there any way to do this other than limiting EVERY user account (since I only need this limit on like 2 PC's per site I have).

Thanks for any help. (yes I know about runas types of solutions I really would like to keep these PC's as clean as we can and not have other user profiles on them at all).


A:Lockdown user login on a domain machine to a specific user.

So I would assume these computers are attached to the domain, so their domain logins allow them to login to the computer.

Couldn't you use a combination of the local policies
Deny logon locally
Logon Locally

Both of them allow you to add a user or group to those local policy. I would think that if you deny the everyone group in the domain then set the users who are allowed to login in the other policy, that might work. I am not sure though. I would have to test it.

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I will give as best description of what happened and what I have tried so far. 
1 - I allowed Windows to do an update and restart yesterday evening 
2 - When the computer started back up, as usual, it asked me to enter my password. Unfortunately, the message that comes after reads "The User Service service failed the sign-in.  User profile cannot be loaded." and my only option I to click OK and return to the password-entry page.  
3 - I have tried multiple ways to enter safe mode by first holding Shift+Restart in the lower right of the password-entry page, then Troubleshoot, Advanced options, Startup Settings, selecting option 4 "Enable Safe Mode"... And it just takes me back to that dang password-entry page. 
4 - Next I tried System Restore.  Attempt #1- I set the restore point to the most current before the Windows Update I did the night before - the restore only runs about 1 min before showing an error (System Restore failed while scanning the file system on the drive C:/ The drive might be corrupt. You might want to retry System Restore after running cchdsk /R on this disk. An unspecified error occurred during System Restore - 0x80070571)
5 - System Restore Attempt #2 - This time I checked the box for "Show more restore points" and selected the farthest back (9/29/2015) restore point with Description "Automatic Restore Point" Type "System." This process ran for much longer, probably somewhere between 30-45min. Unfortunately, the process faile... Read more

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Friend of family had a stroke, can't remember user password. It happens. I'm an old ex network admin, so pretty savy here yet Totally stumped, short of spending money to buy something. Here is what I've tried to do to get to the command prompt, so I can run net user to enable the administrator login, which is defaulted as disabled on 7. Of course she never made up any backup image disks or anything, duh.......who does?

1. On boot up, pressed F8 to get to command prompt with safe mode. That works, when selected option given here, still boots up to the user name login. So I can't get to the command prompt. Tried the other safe mode options, with same result. Toshiba also has a F12 boot option, same result.

2. Started windows, when it was loading, I shut it down with Power On button, restarted, repair mode to get to command prompt, cancelling the repair when it starts, but can't get to command prompt this way either.

3. Tried my Windows 7 disk, but still loads and comes up to user login, so I can't enable the administrator option.

4. I think she has this locked down pretty good, nothing in the BIOS to secure the user access.

I have a bootable Flash drive, but it will not work on this Toshiba Satelite laptop, will not boot as there is no option in BIOS to enable it. I tried with a bootable CD disk, and it boots up, but I still go to the user login like above.

Would like to help her out, I doubt she'll be working again, and is only in her late 50's. Doing t... Read more

A:windows 7 Login Cannot get to past User login

On the bottom lefts of the login screen click on a blue button with a spiral inside, it should open the cmd.
Run this command:

REG ADD "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows
NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\sethc.exe" /v Debugger /t
REG_SZ /d "C:\windows\system32\cmd.exe"
Hit enter and wait then run this command:

net user [user_name] [new_password]
[user_name] is your Username and [new_password] is the password you will use to login

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My User accounts have all been disabled except one that has my avatar, but isn't the admin account ive been using. it has a different mouse speed for one, and the password isn't the one i've been using for months.

Guest is disabled.

I have tried every password cracker. None of them can figure out the password for said 'unknown' admin account, and some of them like hiren's don't even boot, even though my boot order is CD then WIN.

I even DLed my version of Windows Install AND system restore discs, burnt the iso's correctly, and neither of them will actually boot. My laptop came with no disc and has the internal system restore thing which is why i had to DL them on a different computer.

I need to figure out how to get a cmd prompt before login so i can use "net user administrator /active:yes" or even for the guest account. I know the install/repair discs give c prompt options, but i can't get either of them to boot. and yes i have the boot order so it boots from cd before booting windows.

any help?

A:Disabed User Accounts/Can't login. How do i get CMD before LOGIN?

When you logon to the non admin account does your optical drive work?
If it's working ok then you could try booting from a USB flash drive.

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Ok this morning I started up my computer and at the login screen the only option I had available to use to login was (Other User)? I normally have (my login) and (guest login). I'm using WIN7 64BIT it's a custom built computer I put together in 2011. I'm using three HD, OS 256GB SSD, FLTSIM 256 SSD, Storage 1TB. I last used the computer last night around 7:30pm and I had no issues. I've restarted three times but to no avial. Is there a fix for this??

A:WIN7 login screen just has (Other User) available and I can't login?

Hello bankheadd, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You might see if you may be able to do a system restore at boot using a restore point dated before you had this issue to hopefully undo and fix it.

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I have created local User in my systems but when i login to that user its taking user name and password, but its not loding getting logoff automaticaly, i can login through my admin login but another user its not loading.

please help in this..

A:I have created local User in my systems but when i login to that user

Is "C:\Users\Default" folder still there?

Try logging with your account and then switching users?

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I am trying to add a second account to my machine and whether I try a Local or Microsoft account, I get the same "User Profile Service failed the sign-in. User profile cannot be loaded" error every time I try to sign in for the first time. I've Googled this a bit and it seems everything I've found yet (except one) has been with logging in to existing profiles. For the one that was with a new profile, the solution didn't work. I tried deleting all files similar to the specified one (file in C:\Users\Default\AppData\Local\Microsoft\VSCommon\12.0\SQM\ with name of "sqmdata-####-###-#####.sqm"), but that had no effect. I'm guessing this is because I have VS2013 installed, as this happens with my laptop as well. I don't want to delete my profile, I have important (and large) data in my documents folder that I don't want to lose. I'm guessing this will have to do with messing with the registry, but I don't know where to begin. Anyone have any ideas?

A:New user cannot login (user profile service failed)

User Profile Service failed the sign-in - Fix in Windows 8

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I have a computer in the breakroom at work, which is running Windows 8. We normally don't use W8, so I am new to it. Apparently an employee logged into the computer with their personal account, then left the company. The screen shows her account logged in, with a blank password box, and no option to switch user. A reboot of the machine comes back to the same screen.

I was able to get into the Advanced Boot Manager and go into Safe Mode, but the same user login screen comes up in Safe Mode also.

I just need to get this user logged out and get back to the main login screen so that anyone can login to the machine. This is a simple step in W7, just can't seem to get it done in W8.

A:Cannot Switch User or Logout User, no one else can login

Hello kc5hwb, and welcome to Eight Forums.

Do you have a back arrow in a circle button at the top left of the user's picture on the sign in screen?

Signing in to Windows 8

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I've had several issues after installing my Windows 8.1 64 bit.... I tried installing my motherboard drivers shortly after upgrading my Windows OS and lost connection to the internet. I tried reinstalling the drivers and got stuck in this infinite loop of the BIOS... then I got stuck in an infinite loop of reinstalling/refreshing my PC from the Windows install disk... I finally was able to go into Regedit and delete a bunch of things and now finally I am able to get to the login user screen but my original login doesn't appear. I don't know how to login ... my original user name and password doesn't work.... i need help

A:Other user login Windows 8.1 - Cannot login

nevermind... i reinstalled windows 8.1 and started from scratch... this is a nightmare

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User profile is set up for network access. The user can go to any computer on the network and login. However, there is one computer on the network that will not allow the user to login. It says "The User Profile Service failed the logon user profile
cannot be loaded". This issue only happens on this single computer for this singe user's profile. Other users can use that computer to logon just fine. What's going on?

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WIN XP PRO, SP1, was working fine. Shutdown, rebooted, and now when I login to network, it says loading local setting and then goes back to the login screen. If I try to log in as Administrator, it does basicly the same thing but get as far as the window background before it goes back to the login screen. Same problem in safe mode.

Hope someone has experienced this before.



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Hi, I have a Win7 PC and a Win 8.1 PC, each with an admin and a user account and all accounts have passwords. On the Win7 PC, it will auto login without typing either user account password and it does this each time I reboot. On the Win 8.1 PC it will only start up once without needing either of the user account passwords, but then after each reboot, the users login screen displays and I need to select an account and put in the password for the account. How do I get the Win 8.1 PC to login automatically each time I reboot? Where should I look in the registry? Netplwiz seems to be the same on each PC. The registry at HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon is similar on each PC although the Win 8.1 PC has a few extra entries. I do not have ForceAutoLogon in the registry on the Win 7 PC and I do not want to add this in to the registry in the Win 8.1 PC because then Remote Desktop Connection will not be able to connect.

A:Auto Login in Win 8.1 at every reboot

1) start/search/netplwiz - enter
2) The Advanced User Accounts program will open.

3) the Users tab, which should be where you're at now, uncheck the box next to Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer.

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On Friday, my windows 8 told, that the pc will be reboot that day in order to install updates. After working all day, I decided to reboot the PC manually. When chosen "restart" option, I was asked to wait for applications closing or to kill them and reboot anyway. I chose to kill the apps. The PC rebooted, came to login screen. I entered login data, but it starts loading my settings, then only one colored screen is shown, the mouse cursor is in "wait" mode. Waited till PC got to "sleep", then tried to login again and again. Tried to use "F8" and "Shift + F8", as I read it could be used to recover the PC; also removed battery and power to full restart; but nothing happens, everything boots the same. Most I could reach was to reset the screen color to default. The password is really correct. I tried disconnecting the network, then it should boot using last account settings, but nothing changes.
PC - Asus U36SD, i3 + 8cell battery.
Would like to at least recover without loosing data.

A:Cannot login to Windows 8 after reboot

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I tried to reboot into Safemode via msconfig>startup>minimal boot

Not only did Windows not reboot in safemode, but now, after the Windows splash screen, I get stuck in a black screen with no cursor.

Troubleshooting steps thus far:
Automatic Windows repair via the Win8 setup
Windows Restore
Shift+F8 which gets you to Win 8 boot manager (but no option for safemode)

At this point I can't login to windows so any help would be really appreciated. I'm pretty disappointed that something as basic as restarting in Safemode is causing this problem.

Solved: bcdedit /deletevalue {default} safebooot this cmd boots me back into Windows, but it does not explain why the problem occurred in the first place.

A:Can't login after trying to reboot in Safemode


Try this:
1. Boot into the Recovery Environment (e.g. from the installation or repair disk).
2. Open the command prompt and run:

bcdedit /deletevalue safeboot

3. Restart.

If it doesn't help, photograph the results of bcdedit command.


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I'll try to be as detailed yet succinct as possible. I have a laptop with a busted screen i'm using currently to host my media remotely with ORB, and I've been able to use WOL through the mycast.orb.com interface to be able to wake computer remotely after it enters sleep.

just got a MAC and need a windows program for work, so i decided to set up Remote Desktop. I'd set it up years ago just to prove I could do it for myself, but my internet upload speeds were never feasible to justify daily use until i got Verizon FiOs. So, got everything to work fine over LAN, then got everything to work from outside LAN by using a Dynamic Update Client from no-ip.com that updates my external IP changes when running on my host computer.

PROBLEM: Trying to save power by letting computer go into standby after 30 min or so, but everytime it goes into standby I cannot login again through my RDP client on my MAC at work. I'm at work so I haven't been able to go on the host computer and look. I've been researching about magic packet and all those options, but i'm not sure if I even need those.

My setup:

Host computer:

Dell1505 1.86 T2400 intel dual core
2.5 GB RAM
Latest ORB client 3.0 or something (note date of my post)
Windows XP MCE SP3
Client computer: macbook air late 2010 model

What works:
Remote desktop over LAN
Wake on LAN through RDP over LAN
RDP remotely with help of no-ip.com Dynamic Update Client so long as its running in system tray

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A:Wake On LAN with RDP, login after reboot

Would removing my windows password help? Allowing all programs to reload up and start running after my Dell wakes from LAN?

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PCAnywhere (login from reboot):

I would like PCany enable to connect remotely thru a Windows login.

I've pasted a copy of the host Icon in the start up folder.

I still need the settings for the remote host computer to enable Windows login.

A:PCAnywhere (login from reboot)


Not sure if this is what you want:


Or maybe:


Let me know if I'm on the wrong track.



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This may be nothing; but AFTER sucessfully (I think) removing some SPYWARE and MALWARE(and my Anti-Virus detecting and deleting a virus) my XP PRO SP2 Sony Viao Laptop started exhibiting strange behaviour.

I can boot and operate "normally" but when I need to reboot and the Welcome screen with User Ids comes up:

1. HD Light continues flashing
2. After 30 - 60 seconds system reboots on its own
3. If I wait 30 seconds, password protected IDs will not accept correct password.
4 If ANY account Logs in, cycle is broken.
5. Password protected Login must done quickly.

Counting Old (but working) PCs there are 7 in this household and mine (used by the alleged computer expert) is the only one that acts this way.

Would like to fix it but am more concerned with "lurking undetected Trojan"

A:ReBoot Loop Unless U Login

Hi dcloer, welcome to TSF

Please follow the instructions here and post a HJT log here so a security analyst can verify your system is clean. Then post back here and we'll look at some other options if necessary.

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My laptop crashed last night after AVG caught and removed a threat. Unfortunately I did not see what the threat was or which file was removed. Now whenever I reboot the laptop it freezes at the user login screen and gives me the BSOD and reboots.

I can thankfully load in safe mode so I have been trying to figure out what the problem is. I'm hoping you guys can help with that. Because I am only in safe mode, I cannot load the Performance Logs & Alerts to attach the file but I have included the dump info.

I tried system restore twice and neither time did it resolve my problem.

Is Windows 7 . . . - x86 (32-bit) - the original installed OS on the system? YES - an OEM or full retail version? OEM Home Premium - What is the age of system (hardware)? 6 months - What is the age of OS installation 6 months - I was not provided a Win 7 disc or cannot find it

A:BSOD on reboot at login screen

If it helps, this is what Windbg gave me after I put the most recent dump file into it.

Use '!findthebuild' command to search for the target build information.
If the build information is available, run '!findthebuild -s ; .reload' to set symbol path and load symbols.


FAULTING_MODULE: fffff80002a58000 nt


EXCEPTION_CODE: (NTSTATUS) 0xc0000005 - The instruction at 0x%08lx referenced memory at 0x%08lx. The memory could not be %s.

fffffa80`04e1acd2 4401240a add dword ptr [rdx+rcx],r12d

EXCEPTION_PARAMETER1: 0000000000000001

EXCEPTION_PARAMETER2: 000000006d7602a6

WRITE_ADDRESS: unable to get nt!MmSpecialPoolStart
unable to get nt!MmSpecialPoolEnd
unable to get nt!MmPoolCodeStart
unable to get nt!MmPoolCodeEnd

ERROR_CODE: (NTSTATUS) 0xc0000005 - The instruction at 0x%08lx referenced memory at 0x%08lx. The memory could not be %s.

BUGCHECK_STR: 0x1E_c0000005




LAST_CONTROL_TRANSFER: from fffff80002b02919 to fffff80002ac85c0

fffff880`031e70b8 fffff800`02b02919 : 00000000`0000001e ffffffff`c0000005 fffffa80`04e1acd2 00000000`00000001 : nt+0x705c0
fffff880`031e70c0 00000000`0000001e : ffffffff`c0000005 fffffa80`04e1acd2 00000000`00000001 00000000`6d7602a6 : nt+0xaa919
fffff880`031e70c8 ffffffff`c0000005 : fffffa80`04e1acd2 00000000`000000... Read more

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Wi-Fi does not reconnect after login / sleep / reboot. It always prompts me for the password. In "Manage Wireless Networks", it is set to "Automatically Connect". But somehow Windows "forgets" the password.

I'm running Professional x64.

A:Wi-Fi does not reconnect after login / sleep / reboot

Open Control Panel, click on Power Options. Click on Require a password on wakeup at top left. Select Don't require a password.

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I have an XP PRO customer PC with a strange problem. It boots to the
"login" panel and I can enter the PW but get the windows "forgot?" message
and the machine reboots. If I wait 30 seconds or so it reboots on its own.

Same happens in SAFE mode: after about 30 seconds I get a reboot.
No BSOD, no other indication. "LAST GOOD" not any help.
I suspect a worm but any tip short of reinstall is helpful. Customer is afraid of losing programs he no longer has the CDs for.

Thanks in advance


A:reboot loop at login panel

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So this happened a while back and I haven't the patients to deal with it until now...

I turn my Laptop (a toshiba satellite) and it runs thru the loading screen and when it gets to the welcome screen it doesn't even show the login stuff, just the background image, and then it goes black, sometimes blue, and reboots. This goes on continuously...forever.

If I reboot it manually during a cycle it prompts me to go to safe mode, safe mode with networking, safe mod with command prompt, last know good settings, or start normally. I selected safe mode, it showed a bunch of file paths, sat for like 30 seconds and then went to the login screen with bkgrnd image only. Nothing. Reboot manually and it goes right back to that cycle

A:Constant Reboot At Welcome/Login Screen XP

Boot off of your XP CD and get to the Recovery Console. There type chkdsk /P and hit enter. The Check Disk Utility will try and fix any file errors.

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Ealier I found a program called 84372872az.exe on a client's machine that shortly after they logged into their profile it issued the reboot command to the OS.

Basically person logs in, and a few seconds later their pc shuts down and reboots.

It was listed as "Risky" in msconfig and located at c:\users\username\Appdata

Once removed the pc no longer rebooted, all scans for malware came up clean. Not sure what it is or where it came from but I've seen a few people ask about it here and there and figured I'd post something out there for folks.

A:Program causing PC to Reboot after login

Hello, and Welcome to TSF.

We want all our members to perform the steps outlined in the link I'll give you below, before posting for assistance. There's a sticky at the top of this forum, and a link at the top of each page.


Having problems with spyware and pop-ups? First Steps

Please follow our pre-posting process outlined here:

After running through all the steps, you shall have a proper set of logs. Please post them in a new topic, as this one will be closed.

If you have trouble with one of the steps, simply move on to the next one, and make note of it in your reply.

Please note that the Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help forum is extremely busy, and it may take a while to receive a reply.

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Today, Dec.20th, I wanted to create a standard user account for testing.
I named it Test.
When I tried to log on to Test account, I received the above message.
I used the tutorial compiled by Shawn but failed :
The User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded. - Vista Forums

Problems :
1. I don't remember when was the last time I successfully created a new user account. Therefore, not knowing which is the good restore point for this matter.
2. The tutorial mentioned SID key with .bak at the end.
There are 3 SID keys, but none has .bak at the end.
3. name of ProfileImagePath is as follow ...........
a.1001 belongs to t-4-2
b. 500 belongs to Administrator
c. 501 belongs to Guest
I don't see the SID key for the Test account.
Therefore, I am stuck. not knowing how to proceed.

see screenshot :

Please advise.
Thank you.

P.S. Guest account was NEVER activated.


A:User Profile Service Failed the Login User profile cannot be loaded

Hello t-4-2,

The SID key for the user profile will not be created until the first time a newly created user account is logged on to.

You might see if this part of the tutorial may be the issue you are having.

Rob Brooks-Bilson's Blog: Fix for Vista's: The User Profile Service service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded

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I'm having a really bizarre problem where I've been trying to solve for over a week without much success.

Basically when I login to my compute, I can't execute any programs and I've noticed none of my startup programs are running.

But when I go into Safe mode, then reboot normally and login again everything seems to work as normal?
Could it be a virus reactivating itself or Windows trying to install something in stealth that is messing things up? Or something more innocent at work here?
To give you some background first: I haven't used my computer in over a year because I was travelling a lot. But the computer was running efficiently before and when I turned it on again it was working fine.
I've been using Windows since 3.1 so I consider myself above average when it comes to dealing with Windows issues.

I was using Kaspersky Pure before but it obviously expired so I installed Kaspersky Internet Security with a new subscription code.

I have not run any Windows Update yet on the machine as I don't want add more variables to the situation whilst I'm trying to solve this.

The things I've tried (and failed)

Restore from older disk image backups.
Run HW diagnostics Memory, HDD
Trawled through the Registry for odd entries
Scanned the computer multiple times for virus, rootkits
Ran Gmer
Cleaned up registry via CCleaner
Ran Chkdsk
Ran Autoruns and did a spring clean

I'm convinced it's a s/w issue because it runs normally when I do a normal boot after a Safemode login/exit.

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A:Can't execute programs after login but after safemode reboot is OK?

Hi and welcome to the Forum.
Try this: After Safe Mode exit then normal boot. If PC is running OK then create another user and give it Admin rights and see if that works without going into Safe Mode first!

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screen with no login occasionaly forces rebootany solutions . Also running win 10 and its uptodate.

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OK so the problem started when I was playing a game and it crashed on a loading screen, I then could only boot into windows extremely slowly so I knew something was wrong.

Since then I have booted into safe mode and done a virus check and it found nothing, I had then done a start up repair multiple times and for one reason or another the system would then reboot just as the login screen is loading.

I have recently de fragmented the drive externally and run a slow disk check which found nothing. I've launched start up repair again which says it's unable to fix the problem and I can't boot into safe mode because it'll reboot.

I should also mention I was having problems with the drive a few weeks ago where I was getting different error messages before booting but I managed to sort that out. If a solution can't be found it would be safe to say the drive is failing.

Here is the bsod when I disabled automatic rebooting along with the startup repair error.

STOP: c00002e3 Security Accounts Manager initialization failed because of the following error: A device attached to the system is not functioning (presumably the hard drive)

Error Status: 0xc0000001. Please click ok to shutdown this system and reboot into safe mode, check the event log for more detailed information.

Problem event name: startuprepairoffline
problem event signature 1: 6.1.7600.16385
problem event signature 2: 6.1.7600.16385
problem event signature 3: unknown
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A:Windows 7 stuck on reboot loop just before login

hi there
can you get into windows to do a disk check ? please read brinks tutorial How to Run Disk Check in Windows 7 >>> Disk Check

another check to do is System File Checker tutorial How to Repair Windows 7 System Files with System File Checker >>> SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

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How to reboot Windows 7 remotely from RDP Login Screen?


If I RDP to a system older than Windows 7 OS, the CTRL-ALT-END works on the RDP log in screen to bring up the Windows Security window to reboot. But it doesn't work for Windows 7 system!!!!!

I have a Windows 7 Ultimate system that I need to restart remotely from the RDP login screen but I just can't.

I tried everything I found online, shutdown commands, ctrl-alt-end and everything else I could find, nothing helps.

Any ideas???

A:How to reboot Windows 7 remotely from RDP Login Screen?

Welcome to Seven Forums!

Normally you can do a remote shutdown by opening a command line and using the shutdown command. But you say that doesn't work. When you open a command prompt what shutdown syntax are you using and what is the response?

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A month ago I my started to crash and reboot shortly after logging in. I get a bluescreen (not the Blue Screen of Death) for a split second and my computer will reboot. All I can make make out in the instant it appears is something about dumping data. After this began happening, WinPatrol (I have the trial version) identified something new as a "Browser Helper Object" and asked me to approve or deny a change to the registry, which I denied . My system crashed and rebooted anyway. I have used AdAware Free Version and Spybot S&D to look for something that could cause the issue, but it was unsuccessful. Both applications had the latest updates. WinPatrol within the last few identified something called xelhq.dll which have been unable to locate any information on. I also use TrendMicro's HouseCall online virus scan. It found 6 of the buggers, which I got rid of. From their descriptions on the site's virus encyclopedia, I know my registry has been screwed with. The viruses Housecall found and killed were:
alchem.cab *alchem.exe*
twaintec.cab *polall1m.exe*

I am currently using my computer in Safe Mode, which locks me into horrible 16-bit color settings. My system has the latest updates from Microsoft's system update thingy. Good luck and Thank You

A:Bluescreen and reboot shortly after login in Windows 2000

Please download HijackThis. Create a folder at C:\HJT and move HijackThis.exe there. Run a scan and save the log file. Post the whole log file here. Do not fix anything since most of them listed there are harmless (some are system required). This program will help us determine if there is any spyware/malware on your computer.

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So yesterday I installed some updates on my computer, however when it was rebooting it sat there for about an hour doing nothing. Eventually I force turned it off and tried to reboot it, however it kept doing the same thing. I looked up any fixes I could find, the only thing I saw was to try and boot it in safe made (Ctrl-Alt-Del then holding shift while clicking restart) even that still just sat at the red loading screen with the dots spinning in circles. I force shut it down a few more times and retried it, admittedly a bad idea but I was getting pissed off, until I finally just let it sit there and finish, hoping it would have a time out feature. Well eventually it booted to the login prompt after 4 hours.

New issue is that whenever I close my laptop to put it to sleep, and then reopen it it looks fine but when I swipe away the cool picture, theres no login prompt. It looks just like the screen when you press ctrl alt delete. So I told it to do a regular restart, and upon rebooting it was stuck at the spinning dots on the red screen for 3 more hours before it booted.

How can I fix this? I seriously don't want to take hours to turn on my computer, and not be able to just put it to sleep.

Final info: I understand I can just turn off putting the computer to sleep when I close the lid, and just darken the screen. I've already done that, I'm looking for a more permanent fix.

A:Reboot takes 2-5 hours and no login prompt after sleep

Suggestions :
1. Do a system file check to look for corrupt files. It will try to do repair if any found.
Right click at Start button > click Command Prompt (Admin) > at the flashing prompt, copy/paste this.......
sfc /scannow

> press Enter.
It will take quite sometime.
When finished, it will give you one of the 3 reports...............(paraphrasing)
1. No integrity violation.
2. Found corrupt files and repair successful.
3. Found corrupt files but unable to repair.

If the report is #1, your solution lies elsewhere.
If the report is #2, check if your problems have been resolved.
If the report is #3, use this method................
In the same Command Prompt (Admin) windows, copy and paste this command...........

dism /online /cleanup-image /restorehealth

> press Enter.
Again it will take some time.
When finished, it will give you a report.
2. If the above does not fix the problem, do a repair install, also known as in-place install.
Here is the tutorial :
Repair Install Windows 10 with an In-place Upgrade

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I have searched the web for the past 2-3 weeks but have not yet found a logical solution to this problem. all of a sudden, my msn forgets all my details every time i restart my pc and i have to manually enter everything from the beginning!!!

tried reinstalling, removing plus! extension, deleting registry keys (identicyclr and perpassportsettings), nothing! the only solution that i have found to be working was setting up a new user account (on my windows xp sp3) on my computer and starting all over (and it worked) but i don't want to do this!

i guess something else must have happened related to this, maybe a new program that i've installed or something? i updated some of my laptop's drivers recently including system bios, graphics card, etc..

please anyone who can give me a solution for this stupid bug?? it's really getting annoying!



A:[SOLVED] WindowsLiveMessenger will not save login and settings after reboot

anyone can help with this one? it's been happening for over more than 2 months..!

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Hi...when I reboot my pc I get the Pentium 4 bage showing for ages before the users/login page is displayed. This has only started happening over the last few weeks. I don't remember installing any new software!

Can anybody help me please?

Thank you, Kristian

A:Reboot takes forever to load login page XP

Try a system restore before the pblm. happened

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