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Windows Sign on reverts to a deleter Sign-on name everytime I boot up

Q: Windows Sign on reverts to a deleter Sign-on name everytime I boot up

I went into my User Accouts in the Control Panel. I deleted a User called Nathon. I created a new user account with Admin authority named Jack.
However, everytime that I start my computer from my morning bootup, the Signon Window has the deleted User, Nathon.
I have to type in Jack, for the new user, and I get into Jacks Account.

Why is Windows not remembering that I have deleted the USER, Nathon?

I have never had such a problem with any of my other windows computers.

Operating System
MS Windows XP Home 32-bit SP3
Installation Date: 28 April 2010, 17:47
Serial Number: B2KW2-WFXJP-DYBT7-HF44F-TJJ9W
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Preferred Solution: Windows Sign on reverts to a deleter Sign-on name everytime I boot up

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So I just reinstalled Windows 10 on my machine.

Before I had it set up so that I could log in with a password or fingerprint.

Now it seems my only options are (1) password only OR (2) password, PIN or fingerprint.

I don't want PIN as a sign in option. But I have to enable PIN via "Windows Hello" before enabling Fingerprint sign in.

And once I have fingerprint sign in enabled, if I remove the PIN I lose both PIN and fingerprint sign in options.

Any ideas how I can set up password and fingerprint as my only two sign in options?

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A real novice here so I would appreciate any step by step help....

I have Norton ANtivirus installed....whenever I sign out of AOL...I get a yellow Norton box that pops up int he lower right hand corner of my screen that says AOL is wiating for a virus scan of sap.dat

What is this sap.dat and how can I get rid of it? It is obnoxious....

Thanks to everyone in advance for help?


A:sap.dat?? everytime I sign out

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I have spybot running live and EVERY time I start my computer, I get spybot telling me some Registry has been changed and do I want to allow or disallow....this is EVERY single time....it usually goes from:

c:/whatever here



I am sick of this and never know if I need to allow or not....I don't see why it would do that (my computer scans clean).

Any ideas??


A:Changes Everytime I Sign On To Registry?

I have spybot running live and EVERY time I start my computer, ...Is it Spybot, or TeaTimer?If it's Spybot, you don't need Spybot to run at system startup.It can be run as an "on demand" application.Mouse over the icon in the taskbar, if it reads Spybot-S&D Resident, then it's Teatimer.c:/whatever hereto"C:/WHATEVERHERE"I am sick of this and never know if I need to allow or not....Could you give the exact names of the changes that are wanting to be changed.It's hard to help you with a decision without that information

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how do I stop my computer from making sign on everytime  

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You have recently removed one or more virusus from this computer, but now a new one has appeared.

First, AOL is extremely slow to start when I click on the icon. Once I've signed on, after a time a new sign-on screen appears on top of what I'm doing. I cancel that one. Soon I see activity at the bottom of the screen (where ordinarily you see "Done" or "//http:/..." etc. The virus is doing its own AOL activity! Soon afterward AOL is canceled, as if I had canceled it.

Also, Microsoft XP suddenly announces they are having to increase my virtual memory. Paging size is currently at 384 Mb, and my RAM is 1.25 GB. This is happening more and more frequently.

I have again changed my AOL sign-on password, and I no longer permit it to use the password automatically (I have to enter it at each sign on).

Thanks for any help you can provide.

A:Repeating AOL sign-ons, growing virtual memory, slow sign-ons

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After having done the update, I'm having two issues that are bugging me:

1. I cannot change the lock screen from the "cave by the shore" default nor bypass it (Brink is working on the bypass issue I believe)

2. If I go into netplwiz and uncheck the need for a password, the "Welcome" screen has the system default user picture, that drawing of a circle over an arch, not the picture I assigned to the account. With the need for a password, the picture on both the sign-in screen and "Welcome" screen is correct tho.

The lock screen issue I can live with since I normally don't use a password, but the default user picture is bugging me. I went into %ProgramData%\Microsoft\User Account Pictures and replaced all the default pictures with ones the same name and size of the picture that I have for the account, but it still shows the default.

I've searched around for another place where the default picture is, but cannot find any, even with the search including hidden system files.

Anybody know where the system default user pictures are stored, other than in the User Account Pictures?

A:Odd Sign-in versus Auto Sign-in Problem in 1607

Hello TheSchaft,

Q1) I've added OPTION THREE in the tutorial below to be able to disable the lock screen again, but it doesn't do so at startup.

Lock Screen - Enable or Disable in Windows 10
Q2) I'm not aware of way to stop this yet when you have netplwiz set to automatically sign in to an account at startup. The blue note box at the top of the tutorial below will show you the default locations for account pictures to help.

Account Picture - Change in Windows 10

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So I am having trouble with this toogle key thing. I turned in on by mistake a few weeks ago (great mistake). Probelm is from then onwards, when ever I turn it off it activates again after I restart my computer. 
I looked online and read that I have to change the "sign- in settings'' so that It doesn't turn on my toogle keys whenever I restart my laptop. I did thta hoping it would fix the issue, however it is still happening.
After I reset everything (ease of access + sing in settings) and restart my laptop it turns everything on again. It even resets my sing in settings so that y tootgle keys turn on afater restart (even though I change it everytime). 
I am now out of solutions and HATE THE ANNOYING TOOGLE KEY SOUND. I really just want help disabling it for good. can anyone help?

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Hey everyone

Every now and then my Windows 8.1 x64 shows the first sign-in sequence after a restart. I noticed it most recently happened after a normal Start->Power Options->Restart. I'm quite sure it has also happened after right clicking on start button (Control-X) and restarting from there, as well as from a custom shortcut I have for restart (shutdown.exe /r /t 00).

I had just finished installing IBM SPSS 22 for a class I'm taking, but I think this is unrelated.
It goes through the whole "Setting Up Your PC" and "Installing your apps" screens even though its perfectly fine and and all my data including app data is still there. See the attached file for an example of what was most noticeably shown.

With another incident, something similar to this happened but it actually reset some of my settings for things like MediaMonkey, Connectify Hotspot, GOM Player and VLC player. It was like they had been started for the first time ever with no license information or preferences like Always on Top.

Its not a matter of urgency but I keep worrying that one day it will actually mess with my system in a very annoying way.

Has anyone else experienced anything like this?

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i have tried both safe mode as well as starting to sign in normally. aswell as launch repair system and i do not have a recovery point. i can not seem to sign into my computer and i am unsure what the issue is. Also a note, when trying in safe mode, it stops after system32/DRIVERS/avgidhsa.sys

A:Solved: cant sign in/boot windows

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Dell 3000 PC
Windows 8,1 64.bit
When the computer boots it gets as far as the Windows 8.1 welcome screen but no further. I have tried to use a bootable Windows 8.1 installation disc to troubleshoot the problem. The Refresh option results in the error "The drive where Windows is installed is locked. Unlock the drive and try again". The System Restore option fails to restore an earlier restore point. The Automatic Repair options results in an error message "Automatic Repair couldn't repair your PC".
I thought I might be able to do a repair install but that is not possible unless the computer is already booted into Windows. I cannot even boot in Safe Mode. I am hoping I do not have to completely install Windows 8.1 as I would need to install all my other application software.
I would be very grateful for any suggestions to fix this problem. In particular, how do I unlock the Windows drive?

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I am having a problem getting my laptop to boot all the way. It will boot up to the Windows log in screen but the cursor/mouse freezes and can not move to activate log in box to sign in.
I am able to boot and use safe mode but this is the only way I can get a complete boot up.

I would appreciate any help I can get as I do not want to lose all the info I have on computer.

Thanks in advance

A:Laptop will not boot past windows sign in screen

Hello.Please provide the following information.OSWhen did the problem begin?Any abnormal behavior of the computer near the time the problem began?Has the computer had a malware infection at some time in the recent past?

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3 CPU 530 @ 2.93GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 37 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 3895 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) Graphics Media Accelerator HD, 1723 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 465774 MB, Free - 414091 MB; D: Total - 11062 MB, Free - 1580 MB;
Motherboard: MSI, IONA
Antivirus: PC Cleaner Pro, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Disabled
My home page is my.yahoo. Browser is Firefox. After I close PC I have to sign on w/username & password, EVERY TIME. (I check box "keep me signed on for 2 wks, but it doesn't work). Same thing for my TV program guide. I'm in Fla & guide changes to Philadelphia area programs, requiring me to re-enter local zip code.

A:home page sign in & other sign ins

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Ever time I switch coputer on its as if its the first time,It tell me to register my soft wearMy desk top is newAnything that I have saved is not thereTool bar is new any thing I had on tool bar is gone I get a quick message when I sign inThat says I am Temporary sign in and can't acess files says more but is to quick to read any help please Thanks

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Downloading registry cleaner and ran it and it said restart i did and now i have a blue scrren

*cant take a pic dont have camera but ill google a pic and just post the techincal info thats different"

same message im getting but i dindt get the dll error he did

but the tech info i get is

Tedchincal Information:
*** STOP: 0x000000F4 (0x0000000000000003, 0xFFFFA8008EF0B30, 0xFFFFFA8008EF0E1, 0xFFFFF80003181510)

thats all i get under tech info the pic is just to show what type of blue screen im getting

also i CANT boot from cd i dont have a option to when i restart pc i even tried going into bios but no option to change boot pattern or anything.....

Newegg.com - CyberpowerPC Gamer Ultra 2098 (GU2098) Desktop PC AMD FX-Series FX-4100(3.6GHz) 8GB DDR3 500GB HDD Capacity AMD Radeon HD 6670 1GB Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit

sorry for link but best i could do since i dont know pc spec off head but this is one i bought i went into my recently bought

A:pc dont load past windows sign blue screen crash+cant boot from cd

As the help you need is more repair OS rather than crash debugging I've mored this to General discussion where somebody should be able help.

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Windows Fixit, num lock fix 50087, kb 154529

Vista Home Premium, Acer Aspire 6930, Centrino 2 duo, 4g memory.

Since installing this fix, which did'nt work, I keep getting the popup error message 'LogonUI.exe (this varies) -Bad Image, then text 'C:\PROGRA-1\google\GOOGLE-2\GOEC62-1.DLL is either not designed to run on Windows or contains an error.' Before installing it said setting a restore point, trying to restore there are no restore points. How is this, thought the system (Vista home premium) automatically set restore points. This popup is messing the system up bigtime, almost impossible to load programs etc. as it constantly pops up and will not cancel.
Any clues on how I might get rid of this problem? Unable to find help on Microsoft sites.

A:Solved: Tiger2010Felix12.2007 0 Sign In to Vote 0 Sign In to Vote Since installing

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My younger brother and I share a computer. It is Windows 10 Pro. I was letting him use it while i was asleep. All I know is that he was playing his video games. Anyways, he left the house to go hang out somewhere and i wake up to see that when i turn on the computer, only his account shows at the sign-in screen. Meanwhile, there are THREE accounts on this computer. My account, His account, and a local that my other siblings use sometimes. I restarted and even shut down my computer about 4 times. I waited until he came back and logged on his account to check what was wrong, and I see that my account is still there with all my files and docs. The other local account is there too. I log out to see if my User name is there but it isn't. I tried to see if my account was deactivated using these methods but none of them worked. I've looked on Microsoft's forums but all I found was how to activate the built-in administrator account. Please do your best to help!! I have important work to do on my account but i can't access it.

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Does anyone know any good Sign-In/Sing-Out Board programs for windows for business use??

A:Sign-In/Sign-Out Programs

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Hi all... I've a problem on my machine... windows xp do a log off after i log in... I did a windows repair and now i can enter the safe mode but not the normal windows... now appears a blue screen... i did a highjack scan and the log is this... could anybody help me...
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 14:26:51, on 04-02-2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Safe mode with network support

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\TortoiseSVN\bin\TSVNCache.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.manufactor.pt/portal
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Connection Wizard,ShellNext = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=74005
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Window Title = Microsoft Internet Explorer provided by * * * PHC Norte * * *
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings,ProxyOverride = *.local
F2 - REG:system.ini: UserInit=C:\WINDOWS\system32\userinit.exe,C:\WINDOWS\system32\wsc... Read more

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HII have a hp stream laptop and it does not boot up! I will press the turn on button and the hp sign will come up and then disappear and so on. Does anyone know how I can fix this???

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Something has happened to Win 8.1 fairly recently which causes last person who was on the pc to 'sign in' automatically on boot up even if none of my three users are signed in.

Instead of going to the 'sign in screen' it briefly displays the screen then goes to the last person signed in.

I dont want this as I invariably have to sign the other out or go find mine.

Wondering what has been customised in settings?

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OK I power up my system and it gets to the windows load screen it takes 60 slides of the load bar and Ive disabled all start-up items and services with the exception to windows components nothing tried the boot repair from the install disk detects no problems but the strangest part is that after windows loads and I sign in to windows it loads quickly is there a tool that can check your boot for errors

A:very slow boot but quick sign on

Could be almost anything causing the issue. Take a look here.

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Windows 7 Home Premium: My Boot usually takes about 30 -40 seconds; every once in a while after windows screen boot delays 60 -75 seconds before sign in (this has happened several times and eventually (days or weeks)seems to correct). I have checked drivers, run check disc, memory diagnostics, system restore, driver backup restore, registry errors, System File Checker, etc everything checks out. I have run a boot trace but don't know how to read the results. HELP!EDIT: Moved from Intros to Windows 7~~

A:boot freeze before sign in screen

hi, maybe its not you computer ,but your stop watch .lol

just kidding ,but i do fine it kind of silly to worry about 30 or 40 seconds longer boot time ,[be careful you don't screwup a good working computer trying to fix it ],but maybe you virus scanner or another program that starts at bootup is doing a quick check for updates

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I bought a new computer and it is in an infinite boot loop and i can't even pull up command prompt.., I don't know what to do

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I Just had a log in error. I have a Dell Precision 7710 mobile work station with the Anniversary Update. I turned on the machine and tried to log in and got:

We can't sign into your account
This problem can often be fixed by signing out of your account, then signing back in. If you don't sign out now, any files that you create or changes that you make will be lost.

Logging out and restarting did not work. I shut it down, undocked (it is a Thunderbolt Cable Dock), and then restarted. Luckily it was back to normal log in. I shut down docked, and booted and it was normal log in again.
Not sure what happened. Hope the issue does not come back.

I read online this happened to others, but cannot find a cause or fix (other than restarting) and wondering if anyone knows why this happened.


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Was recently given a ThinkPad but it's locked on boot. Get two icons, and nothing more. Any ideas how I can unlock the computer without dismantling it?

A:Lenovo Thinkpad locked sign on boot

Are you saying that the computer is stuck at the startup screen?  Or is it asking for a password?

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My computer started acting funky after I did the new windows 10 update. It worked for a few weeks, then all of a sudden crashed. It will not get passed the sign-in/password screen. The actually type box for me to enter my password doesn't even come up. I tried restarting and tapping ESC to bring up the system dianostics.  I performed the F2 Start up test, the F3 Run-In test, and the F4 Hard Disk Test. All of which FAILED, i ran them all twice. I really need to get some files off of this computer. As anyone experience this? Any tips would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advanced.

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I have an ASUS R558U. I installed windows 10 in it, then I decided to intalll it once more so I formatted my laptop and installed windows 10 again, but now this time when I start my laptop it shows the asus screen i.e, boot up screen without the loading sign and then displays the windows icon under which the loading sign appears. I wanted the original thing i.e, the loading sign appears below the first screen of the boot up. Any advise?

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Built a new sign cutter about 3-4 months ago after our last one died on me (6 years of being treated like hell). Was pretty happy with the parts i got for what i spent ($325). After the build it loaded pretty quickly but didn't really like the speed for what was in it. But now boot time has gotten way to long and processes take awhile to load even while only using minimal CPU/Memory and minimal amount of running programs. Boss also complains of flash being choppy mainly streaming of course this also happens at low usage.

The main requirements for this computer was:
Windows XP - sign cutting software isn't compatible with anything newer without upgrading
At least 1x9 and 1x25 pin com ports.

*Boot time was slightly improved with 2 driver updates but caused a crash with no error so had to revert 2 days later due to productivity loss. If i remember right it was the Chipset and Video driver for the APU.

Yes im running XP with 4gb decided it was best to buy something cheap that could be upgraded later if i found better software for cheap.
HWiNFO32 Log:

*sorry this is just a copy and paste will provide more info if needed please recommend a debug program though cause im drawing a blank right now.

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In the past week my computer has been running extremely slow in all areas. Yesterday, it froze up and when I turned it off it would not turn on again and I just got a black screen with the message "Disk boot failure, insert system disk and press enter" After leaving it off for a day, it turned back on today but its still very slow. I dont know if this is a virus, or if my hard drive is just failing but now I'm afraid to shut down my computer for fear of it not booting up again. I appreciate any help/advice given. Thanks.

A:"Disk Boot Failure" sign and computer running very slow!!

System manufacturer and model?


Have you tried to run the appropriate hard drive diagnostic, as a basic step to assess the hard drive?


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In the past week my computer has been running extremely slow in all areas. Yesterday, it froze up and when I turned it off it would not turn on again and I just got a black screen with the message "Disk boot failure, insert system disk and press enter" After leaving it off for a day, it turned back on today but its still very slow. I dont know if this is a virus or malware, or if my hard drive is just failing but now I'm afraid to shut down my computer for fear of it not booting up again. I appreciate any help/advice given. Thanks.

A:"Disk Boot Failure" sign and computer running very slow!!

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I have Windows 10 Home on my laptop. I have created Local Accounts by going to Start > netplwiz and creating some users. Most of the users do not have a Password and are not Administrators. I have also checked the option "Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer". Now the problem is that after a reboot/restart or a boot (i.e. Shutdown and then Power On) the last user that was logged gets automatically logged in. So if User A was last using the laptop, he Shutdowns the laptop and then User B starts the Laptop, the OS directly logs into the User A's account. User B has to log out and then log in as User B. This is contrast to what used to happen with Windows 7/Vista/XP.

Please note that this is a fresh Windows 10 laptop and is not an upgrade from Windows 7/8/8.1.

Can you please suggest me how I will be able to get all the users listed on the Login screen at the time of reboot or boot (i.e. Shutdown and then Power On)? The user has to select his ID and then login. Rather the last user login should not happen automatically.
Any help would be appreciated.
Enjoy your day

A:Win Home 10 does not show login/sign in screen after boot or reboot

Hi Addverma, welcome to Ten Forums.

The easiest way is to add passwords to all user accounts. If Windows is shut down or restarted from desktop of a local user who has no password, by default Windows will sign this user in when started next time.

Adding password to all users prevents automatic sign-in of last user.

Another option is to not display usernames in sign-in screen as told in this tutorial: Sign in Screen - Do Not Display User Name in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums

Notice that Option One in above mentioned tutorial does not work for you because you cannot edit policies in Windows 10 Home. The registry method, Option Two should work in Home Edition, too.

When method in tutorial is used, Windows will not show usernames. All users must enter their username manually, as well as possible password:


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Not accepting my password on start up .... Help

A:Cannot sign in to windows 8


If you use Microsoft Account, see this. Otherwise, see this (applies to 8).


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Heres my situation. Im trying to help my dad out. He has a Dell laptop with Win 8.1, He recently started getting a window during startup that had a random file name and would say (Is not responding). We could not figure out what the problem was. So we decided to try a selective startup. Using MSCONFIG the option was selected to use Diagnostic Startup.

Since doing that we cant load windows. Well, Windows starts, but when it asks for his pin number to enter his desktop we enter it. Once we do that it simply comes up with a screen that shows his user picture large in the middle of the screen with his name (like he needs to select his user) and if you click on it then you are taking back to the screen to enter the pin. If the pin is entered it goes right back to that screen. I decided maybe we should try to start the computer in safe mode. We try to, but it asks for his actual password, which he cant remember. It asks for that same password if we try anything else in the Startup options.

I really need some help on this as soon as possible.

I really hope someone can help me with this. We've tried every combination of password we can think of that my dad might have used and cant seem to remember the right one. I really need to help get windows started again because my dad has work files he needs to access very soon.

Any helps is greatly appreciated.

A:Need some serious help, Cant sign into Windows

Unfortunately, its against forum rules to help somebody bypass the password to log into a PC.

Forum Rules - Please Read!

6) No discussions of hacking someones system, network, password, etc.

Can you get back into selective startup and undo what you did?

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opening screen displays then stops before displaying sign in form

A:can't sign in to windows 10

What operating system are you running?

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How do i remove the windows 7 sign at the lower right corner of the screen?

A:Windows 7 sign


Are you referring to the watermark? Legitimate versions of Windows shouldn't have that. Be sure you are not using a Torrented copy, and don't use the leaked service pack.

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I have a Laptop with Windows XP. It goes through the Xp screen like its going to sign on but then the screen goes black. I went into Safe Mode and tried to bring it back to last good configurations but that does not work either. I do believe that its not working cuz My clock battery was dead so it can not find the last good configuration. I now have a brand new clock battery installed. How do I get it to work?

Thanks so much,

A:Windows Xp Won't Sign on

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I have just upgraded from windows 7 64 bit to windows 8.1 64 bit
When i try to sign in when i turn my laptop on it says password is incorrect i am using a local user and do not have a password so when i try to sign in and don't enter the password it does not let me sign in.

A:Windows 8.1 Cannot Sign in

Try this, if it is a local account you can unlock the account and blank the password, but you will have to make a new one.

Offline Windows Password & Registry Editor

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I updated my PC last night and when it was over, I shut it down. This morning, when I woke up and started it, I tried entering my PIN and it told me that it was incorrect. I tried entering my MS password, which I know it's correct, and it told me the same thing. Now I can't log in on my computer. What can I do? O.o

A:Windows 10 won't let me sign in

Having the same issue here and no solution yet.

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I ran highjackthis and found dexplore.dll and was attempting to remove it by running various programs such as Ewido. needless to say after rebooting it no longer lets me logon to my administrator name on Windows. Here is my most recent highjackthis log.Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 7:44:11 AM, on 8/14/2006Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exeC:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exeC:\Program Files\HP\hpcoretech\hpcmpmgr.exeC:\Program Files\Microsoft AntiSpyware\gcasServ.exeC:\HP\KBD\KBD.EXEC:\Program Files\AIM95\aim.exeC:\Program Files\SUPERAntiSpyware\SUPERAntiSpyware.exeC:\Program Files\CompuServe 2000\cstray.exeC:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqtra08.exeC:\Program Files\Kodak\Kodak EasyShare software\bin\EasyShare.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Works Shared\WkCalRem.exeC:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqgalry.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\HPZipm12.exeC:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exeC:\PROGRA~1\COMPUS~1\wcs2000.exeC:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Desktop\Misc. Programs\hi... Read more

A:Help! Cant Sign Onto Windows

Hello Katiebabes and welcome to the BC HijckThis forum. Ido not see any signs of viruses or malware in the log. It is clean.Let's get the latest version of Ewido and run a scan with that. First, uninstall your current version of Ewido.Next, download ewido anti-spyware from HERE and save that file to your desktop.Once you have downloaded ewido anti-spyware, locate the icon on the desktop and double-click it to launch the set up program.Once the setup is complete you will need run ewido and update the definition files.On the main screen select the icon "Update" then select the "Update now" link.Next select the "Start Update" button, the update will start and a progress bar will show the updates being installed.Once the update has completed select the "Scanner" icon at the top of the screen, then select the "Settings" tab.Once in the Settings screen click on "Recommended actions" and then select "Quarantine".Under "Reports"Select "Automatically generate report after every scan"Un-Select "Only if threats were found"Close ewido anti-spyware, Do Not run a scan just yet, we will shortly.Reboot your computer into SafeMode. You can do this by restarting your computer and continually tapping the F8 key until a menu appears. Use your up arrow key to highlight SafeMode then hit enter.
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I am using an HP Laptop and have just upgraded from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1. When I turn the computer on it has a welcome with my name then asks me for my password. This does this every time I turn it on.
How can I put my password in so that every time I turn the computer on, I will not have to put the password in.

A:Sign In on Windows 8.1

This should help:

Windows 8.1 Review How to Disable Logon Screen - Disable Windows 8 Login - YouTube


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My one year old notebook has window 10 (it came with windows 10) just received a windows 10 update. After I restated the notebook a new background was evident.....I put my usual password in the login box WHICH IT DID NOT ACCEPT but says INCORRECT PASSWORD.Seems rather unbeleivable but true.HELP APPRECIATEDBascat Im not sure what opperating system it has but the followingj are on the box it came in:15-ac106tx8192MB DDR3 SDRAM

A:cant sign in after windows 10 upgrade

Hi, Here are a couple of things to check. 1.  One possibility is that the keyboard layout has been changed, so try logging on using the on screen keyboard as follows. At the log on screen, click the Ease Of Access icon in the bottom right corner, select On-Screen Keyboard and enter your password using this. 2.  See if you can reset the password via another PC from the Microsoft page on the following link.  https://account.live.com/password/reset Regards, DP-K

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I didn't have a windows password set on my computer. Yesterday I signed out and restarted, and windows wants a password all of a sudden. I tried a couple of password cracks but nothing worked. I really need some help here.
I have mosey back up if I need it but I would like to get back in as quickly as possible with no loss of permissions.
Here is an interesting aside: my brother called me yesterday and said the same thing happened to him. He is running win xp. Could this be some kind of back door or some other mal-ware?]

A:can't get in to windows sign in problem

There are password reset CD's that you can find online that will allow you to reset an XP account/password.

The one I use is the Offline NT Password and Registry Editor. Works for all Windows versions.

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I've been having this problem for a few weeks now. After a mandatory update from Microsoft, I've downloaded, installed and tried to use Windows Live Messenger 9.0. But it won't let me sign in. I type my username and the correct password, the icon spins, then - nothing. No error messages, just nothing, the same screen.

I've tried un-installing it, re-installing it at least 5 times. I've tried re-installing and using my old version (Windows Live Messenger 8.1), but it won't let me use that, because it forces me to update to 9.0.

I've already checked a thousand times and it's NOT a problem with a firewall or internet connections or anything of that sort. I've already searched the internet for hours for a solution, but couldn't find anything. I'm using XP and Service Pack 2.

Any help would be much appreciated.

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I have a windows 8 computer, hp, its not even a week old and it has this message in it. I actually saved this image from a thread that was posted here before. In that thread you helped the person fix this. My problem is that it boots up, you get the screen where you put in your password and after you click enter the error message appears.

If I can NOT get to any screen in windows how can I fix this.

Does windows 8.1 have a key you can click on startup to just refresh the computer to day one?

Any help would be appreciated.

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Help with my Bungled attempt to establish a Log on user Account Automatically at Windows 8 Startup w/o having to enter name andpassword at startup in Widows 8.1. I correctly did this using "Option One" of Brink's Tutorial procedure with two new laptops several months ago, however I now have gone brain dead while attempting the same on my new Desktop, with 8.1 O/S. For some reason the"Automatically Log ON", box did not pop up allowing me to enter my Microsoft User name; Password: or Confirm Password: as he illustrated in his "OPTION ONE, 4.,C,D. Still brain dead, I selected enter anyway, it did not work and now the PC offered me a slightly new picture requesting me to sign in with name and password. How can I return to square one to do this right? (I hate passwords).
Thanks Ross

A:Auto Sign in to Windows 8.1 help

Open RUN.
Type in


click ok.

Uncheck the box that requires a password.

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