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Windows update - sign

Q: Windows update - sign

Hello,

The setting of Windows Update is as such that they aren't loaded automatically.

Of course want i to see if there are new updates available ...

In W7 is it possible to receive a sign on the taskbar ...

Does somebody know how it is possible in W8

Thanks

RitaHubert

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Preferred Solution: Windows update - sign

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You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/download.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)

A: Windows update - sign

Windows Update notifications are provided via a start screen text message (lower right hand corner I believe); however, that message is of no use to those of us who bypass the start screen on boot. This article describes your concern perfectly and does offer a way to fix this if interested. Good luck.

How to Show ?New Windows Updates Available? Notification Icon in Windows 8 Taskbar? - Tweaking with Vishal

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I am thinking about updating my Windows 8 system on a Dell XPS 8700 to Windows 8.1. I've read a number of "how to's" on the Internet, and all is pretty understandable. I have one question, though: toward the end of the install the instructions mention a "sign-on to Windows" procedure using either a Windows account or a local account sign on. Currently, I don't have a password associated with this machine, and am wondering if this sign on part of the update will force me to use a Microsoft account sign on, or let me bypass this step (how?) as I currently don't use a password to sign on to Windows. Thanks for the help.
 

A:Windows 8 update Sign on

That is why it is offering the alternative Local account sign on.
 

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I have noticed this for a while now, I am able to login to my computer using my Microsoft account but if I try logging into the Windows Store, installing any new apps or updating any of them I get random error codes that I have Googled and they don't lead to anything. I thought it might be related to security software (I use Norton Internet Security) so I tried disabling it and it didn't do anything. I have no viruses or any other kind of malware so I have no idea why this is happening. I have updated my laptop to Windows 8.1 if that makes any difference. But if anyone has any suggestions I would REALLY appreciate it. Thank you.

A:Unable to sign in or update anything within Windows Store

Start with running the Microsoft Account Diagnostics.

Link: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkId=268424

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Windows released updates last night November 10, 2015.  Users are no longer able to log in. 
The Windows log in screen appears>Select User account and then it appears as if Windows is logging in without asking for a password.  The screen then blinks but will never load into Windows.   We have resorted to running a system recovery on
the affected machines, another other suggestions?

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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
Windows Security Center
Windows Update
AutoUpdate Download Automatically and Notify Prior to Install
 

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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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The screen goes black then returns me to sign in...

A:Can't sign in after the Anniversary update

I'm having the same problem, although I can sign in with a different account. I suspect it's either the custom theme I'm using, which required UX Theme Patcher, or the Windows 10 Login Changer I used to remove the lock screen. Are you using either of those?

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First of all, is this the correct forum for Windows 10 support? I heard that Microsoft is offering free support but have no clue where I should be asking around for it.

I upgraded my Alienware M17 to Windows 10 with no problems (knock on wood), but my girlfriends HP Envy Notebook is having some issues. Right after Windows 10 installed the first time it was fine for a few hours and then it ran an automatic update... After restarting the PC it took, literally, 10 minutes to get to the lock-out screen to sign in. After signing in everything seems to work fine. When I click restart it logs out quickly, shuts down just fine, but after the HP bios loads it goes to the blank Windows 10 screen (with the little loading dots circling) and sits there for 10 minutes before finally changing over to the sign in screen.

When I just "sign out" without restarting it also takes an equally ridiculous amount of time (8-10 minutes)

At first I thought maybe I had done something bad with the registry cleaner... lol, so I did a full reset and reinstalled the OS, downloaded and installed all new drivers and everything was just fine (again) until it did an automatic upgrade... then its back to being nearly unusable.

Now, I have heard rumors that Windows 10 startup is ridiculously slow. How SLOW is slow? Like 8-10 minutes?

Yes, I have enable fast startup (and hibernation) and it does nothing to help (yes, I know it does not work with "restart" and only "shut down").
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A:8-10 startup and sign out after update, please help

Originally Posted by Snarkypuss


First of all, is this the correct forum for Windows 10 support? I heard that Microsoft is offering free support but have no clue where I should be asking around for it.



Hi Snarkypuss and welcome to Tenforums.
We are a Windows 10 support forum, but are not part of Microsoft. That said, this is the place you'll probably find the best W10 support on the web!







Originally Posted by Snarkypuss


... my girlfriends HP Envy Notebook is having some issues. Right after Windows 10 installed the first time it was fine for a few hours and then it ran an automatic update... After restarting the PC it took, literally, 10 minutes to get to the lock-out screen to sign in. After signing in everything seems to work fine. When I click restart it logs out quickly, shuts down just fine, but after the HP bios loads it goes to the blank Windows 10 screen (with the little loading dots circling) and sits there for 10 minutes before finally changing over to the sign in screen.

When I just "sign out" without restarting it also takes an equally ridiculous amount of time (8-10 minutes)



That's not right - it shouldn't take that long. I am wondering if it's having problems with all the HP-installed "bloatware". I have found issues with Toshiba software not playing nice with W10, so I wouldn't be surprised.







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After running the suggested BIOS update I cannot sign in anymore to Windows 10.I normally signed in only  locally after restart as I never linked the laptop login to my microsoft account.Nevertheless the microsoft account login is not working as well resulting that I do not have access to my laptop anymore.

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Hello!First i have a bad english. My main language is Turkish. I have a problem after bios update in device manager. In addition. ?t says driver sign problem. Driver sign name : PSADD.SYS My driver version: 4WCN40WW My computer : Lenovo Ideapad 320-15IKB. At first I did not care about it. But i got blue screen (bsod) during windows update. It says PAGE FAULT IN NONPAGED AREA Unsuccessful: PSADD.SYS. After it back to 1709 and i used my computer. I still using my computer. But i can't install update. I send a email to Lenovo Support but they says do One Key Recovry (OKR). But i think its a bad solution. What must i do?

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Hello!
First i have a bad english. My main language is Turkish. I have a problem after bios update in device manager. In addition. ?t says driver sign problem. Driver sign name : PSADD.SYS My driver version: 4WCN40WW My computer : Lenovo Ideapad 320-15IKB. At first I did not care about it. But i got blue screen (bsod) during windows update. It says PAGE FAULT IN NONPAGED AREA Unsuccessful: PSADD.SYS. After it back to 1709 and i used my computer. I still using my computer. But i can't install update. I send a email to Lenovo Support but they says do One Key Recovry (OKR). But i think its a bad solution. What must i do?x
 
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to the front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.
 

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my laptop is
Asus a455l with Qualcomm atheros ar956x wireless network adapter run on windows 10 pro 64bit

after update the driver there is no WiFi sign on the taskbar, there is only airplane mode. I've tried to reinstall the driver so many times, it said the installation is successful and I can see the driver is installed on device manager, but there is still no WiFi adapter on control panel and taskbar, I'm truly desperate with this issue. sorry for bad English, hope u guys find the solution, thanks..

A:no WiFi sign after update Qualcomm atheros ar956x wireless adapter

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Run Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector
Download and install
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to copy the program across to the faulty PC
Save the file to a USB flash drive or other removable media. Plug it into the working computer with internet access and copy the file to the faulty PC and install the program.
You will now need to take a screen shot and copy that back to the working PC and attach the screen shot in a reply on the forum here.

If you do not have another PC - do you have a phone connected to the internet - can you photograph the result and post the image in a reply

http://go.pardot.com/l/66982/2015-01-26/2361i
enter you details
Download this file "DOWNLOAD WI-FI INSPECTOR Vx.xx "
( the site now appears to allow webbased emails like gmail, hotmail, outlook and yahoo now )

There is also a xirrus gadget, But that does not have all the fuctionality "DOWNLOAD GADGET Vx.xx

Alternative links - Use the links below
Do NOT use any of the download managers offered - Cnet , just use the direct link below - and click on the download button
Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector Download - Softpedia
Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector - Free download and software reviews - CNET Download.com
Then run and install the program - on a wireless enabled PC/Laptop
if you get an error - You will need to have NET Framework installed for the WiFi Inspector to function.
On windows 8 - (i do not... Read more

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Hello.  I have a Lenovo P50 20EN laptop.  I've been tearing my hair out for about 6 months because the HDMI port wasn't working (which, of course, I blamed on the cable and returned it to the company who sent it back saying nothing was wrong with it.  Finally I discovered that the P50 HDMI port had a known problem.  So I following the instructions in this community board to update the driver for the Thunderbolt software.  I don't have an HDMI device here so I can't test the results yet, but I immediately ran into another problem; my fingerprint reader wouldn't let me sign-on.  Low and behold, the fingerprint signon setup has disappeared entirely from the signin options.  I tried following the directions to restore the fingerprint signon after losing it due to a Windows 10 update, but that must be a different problem because in my case, there is no Fingerprint Setup button at all in the signon options settings.Can anyone help me?

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my laptop is
Asus a455l with Qualcomm atheros ar956x wireless network adapter run on windows 10 pro 64bit

after update the driver there is no WiFi sign on the taskbar, there is only airplane mode. I've tried to reinstall the driver so many times, it said the installation is successful and I can see the driver is installed on device manager, but there is still no WiFi adapter on control panel and taskbar, I'm truly desperate with this issue. sorry for bad English, hope u guys find the solution, thanks..

A:no WiFi sign after update Qualcomm atheros ar956x wireless adapter

------------------------------------------------------------------------
Run Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector
Download and install
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to copy the program across to the faulty PC
Save the file to a USB flash drive or other removable media. Plug it into the working computer with internet access and copy the file to the faulty PC and install the program.
You will now need to take a screen shot and copy that back to the working PC and attach the screen shot in a reply on the forum here.

If you do not have another PC - do you have a phone connected to the internet - can you photograph the result and post the image in a reply

http://go.pardot.com/l/66982/2015-01-26/2361i
enter you details
Download this file "DOWNLOAD WI-FI INSPECTOR Vx.xx "
( the site now appears to allow webbased emails like gmail, hotmail, outlook and yahoo now )

There is also a xirrus gadget, But that does not have all the fuctionality "DOWNLOAD GADGET Vx.xx

Alternative links - Use the links below
Do NOT use any of the download managers offered - Cnet , just use the direct link below - and click on the download button
Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector Download - Softpedia
Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector - Free download and software reviews - CNET Download.com
Then run and install the program - on a wireless enabled PC/Laptop
if you get an error - You will need to have NET Framework installed for the WiFi Inspector to function.
On windows 8 - (i do not... Read more

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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

Hello,And welcome to BleepingComputer.com, before we can assist you with your question of: Am I infected? You will need to perform the following tasks and post the logs of each if you can.Malwarebytes Anti-MalwareNOTEMalwarebytes is now offering a free trial of their program, if you want to accept it you will need to enter some billing information, so that at the end of the trial you would be charged the cost of the product. Please decline this offer, if you are unable to provide billing information. If you want to try it out, then provide the billing information.Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.Download Link 1Download Link 2MBAM may "make changes to your registry" as part of its disinfection routine. If using other security programs that detect registry changes (ie Spybot's Teatimer), they may interfere or alert you. Temporarily disable such programs or permit them to allow the changes.Make sure you are connected to the Internet.Double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.
For instructions with screenshots, please refer to the How to use Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware Guide.When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:Update Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareLaunch Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareThen click Finish.MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program bef... Read more

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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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 ark.txt   68.39KB
  0 downloadsDDS (Ver_2011-06-23.01) - NTFSx86
Internet Explorer: 9.0.8112.16421 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_23
Run by StreicherFamily at 18:09:52 on 2011-08-22
Microsoft? Windows Vista? Home Basic 6.0.6002.2.1252.1.1033.18.2036.434 [GMT -4:00]
.
SP: Windows Defender *Enabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: Lavasoft Ad-Watch Live! *Disabled/Updated* {61CDFD9D-3CAC-9270-C6FC-52325ACB795B}
.
============== Running Processes ===============
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C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k rpcss
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k secsvcs
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k GPSvcGroup
C:\Windows\system32\SLsvc.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\DockLogin.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\Windows\system32\WLANExt.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNoNetwork
C:\Program Files\SUPERAntiSpyware\SASCORE.EXE
C:\Windows\syst... Read more

A:had security malaware trojan, computer slow, i think avast infected(unistalled it) update sign on restart.

 ark.txt   68.39KB
  1 downloadsMy computer is working very slowly

Ive been infested with varoius security malaware.

My avast was giving me spam messages, so i uninstalled it today

my internet is shuting off randomly, and redirectly.
Thanks for all your help
DDS (Ver_2011-06-23.01) - NTFSx86
Internet Explorer: 9.0.8112.16421 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_23
Run by StreicherFamily at 18:09:52 on 2011-08-22
Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Basic 6.0.6002.2.1252.1.1033.18.2036.434 [GMT -4:00]
.
SP: Windows Defender *Enabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: Lavasoft Ad-Watch Live! *Disabled/Updated* {61CDFD9D-3CAC-9270-C6FC-52325ACB795B}
.
============== Running Processes ===============
.
C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k rpcss
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k secsvcs
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k GPSvcGroup
C:\Windows\system32\SLsvc.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\DockLogin.exe
C:\Windows\syst... Read more

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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?
Thanks

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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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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
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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Windows 7 sp1 RTM: Logon, Desktop Sidebar & Windows Live Sign in Assitant Issues (unknown minnor issues-if you face the same issues, please post it here)

Hi Guys , please read the clarification before going to the issues part.

Clarification :
I faced a few issues after installing the Windows 7 sp1 RTM. I am very sure (100%) that these are the Windows 7 sp1 RTM fault (already gone through a few discussions and tested by myself on various ways).

There is no problem with IE9 RTM as these problems were also existing when I used IE8 (Original file came with my Windows 7 pack).

I am certain that my Windows Live Sign In Assitant has no problem at all (tested with latest Windows Live Essential 2011 pack-the one with minor update).

Everything works properly prior/before of the installation of Windows 7 sp1 RTM (of course by reverting back the Windows 7 sp1 RTM to Windows 7 will solve everything).

The point is I want the solution for Windows 7 sp1 RTM. Hope you can help. Kindly view my issues below.

OS Platform: Windows 7 sp1 RTM
Browser: Internet Explorer 9 RTM (Version 9.0.8112.16421)

Issues :
1) Error on Logon: After I log off my computer (pressed the log off button only) and re-logon back, parts of the Windows Live Sign In Assistant were disabled (with an error message box). ~view snapshot 1

2) Desktop Sidebar issue: Some of the gadgets are not working properly or not fully functioning. Examples; usage gauge in O&O DiskStat is not working but the hard disk spa... Read more

A:Windows 7 sp1 RTM: Logon, Desktop Sidebar & Windows Live Sign in Assit

Un-install it, then look here Windows Live Sign-In Assistant - Windows Live

Also see this http://winliveid.spaces.live.com/blo...3AAC!222.entry

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Hi I cannot remove wrong or miss spelt names from our hotmail sign in drop down list.  I have tried using the down arrow key to highlight the miss spelt name in the drop down list and then pressed the delete key but nothing happens.  Can you
please assist me?

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Hi,

As of yesterday, when I sign in to Windows Live Messenger, a few seconds later Messenger will stop responding. This sometimes happens before the sign-in process is complete, and sometimes several seconds after. Shortly after this, Windows Explorer stops (the Task Bar, Start Menu and any window involving file browsing/ file tree such as "Open" dialogue boxes), then any other programs which are open also stop. It's not a screen freeze, since the mouse and basic keyboard commands still work to some extent - Alt-Tab brings up the switch program box, repeating left-shift for StickyKeys makes the StickyKeys sound, though Ctrl-Alt-Del does nothing. I searched for a considerable period of time both on these forums and on others but with no luck. Has anyone seen something similar?

It may be completely unrelated, but today for about 10mins any attempt to access BleepingComputer would replace the "bleepingcomputer" section of the URL with "google" bringing up either Google's homepage or an internal Google error since rest of the URL belonging to a BleepingComputer site made no sense stuck after "google.com/". This seemed to fix itself after I tried to get to BleepingComputer via a proxy (though this may have been coincidence). I would post this separately but I'm not really interested in this oddity if it doesn't relate to my first problem.

I have tried running SpyBot and AdAware but they only turned up tracking cookies. I also had an unin... Read more

A:Sign-in to Windows Live Messenger causes slow freeze of Windows

hi,,, when this happens open task manager,,, right click on an empty space on the task bar,,, open task manager and click on the processes tab and look to see how much processor is being used,,, then look in the process tree to see how much live messenger is using,,,, this was happening on my auntie's pc,,, live messenger was using 100% cpu,,, when i clicked on it and ended the process, cpu usage dropped to normal,,,, i then uninstalled live messenger and re installed, everything was ok after this.

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This problem exists on both my laptops. Searches don't address my particular issue.

HP upgraded from Win7 and Toshiba upgraded from Win8.3 6-10 months ago to Win10.

I've tried to change from Fast Start which fixed only the failure on Toshiba to restart on command which was a good thing. Did nothing for HP.

I've changed the keyboard registry in both computers to the #2 which did nothing. (The HP was already set to 2)

I've gotten the latest patches and upgrades for Win10 on both laptops. Did nothing.

The numlock light comes on and stays on. The on screen icons show either locked or unlocked properly. Only the directional controls continue to work in either locked or unlocked mode.

I've found nothing anywhere that addresses this. Has to be a software issue as computers are different manufacturers and one is 3 years old and other is less than one year old.

It baffles me that it works on startup to put in my PIN and only fails when logged on to Windows 10.

Thanks,

Doug

A:Windows 10 numlk works on startup doesn't after sign on to Windows

Originally Posted by gslses


This problem exists on both my laptops. Searches don't address my particular issue.

HP upgraded from Win7 and Toshiba upgraded from Win8.3 6-10 months ago to Win10.

I've tried to change from Fast Start which fixed only the failure on Toshiba to restart on command which was a good thing. Did nothing for HP.

I've changed the keyboard registry in both computers to the #2 which did nothing. (The HP was already set to 2)

I've gotten the latest patches and upgrades for Win10 on both laptops. Did nothing.

The numlock light comes on and stays on. The on screen icons show either locked or unlocked properly. Only the directional controls continue to work in either locked or unlocked mode.

I've found nothing anywhere that addresses this. Has to be a software issue as computers are different manufacturers and one is 3 years old and other is less than one year old.

It baffles me that it works on startup to put in my PIN and only fails when logged on to Windows 10.

Thanks,

Doug



Did you try this?

I tried most of the suggested tips, but only one worked;

Go to Registry HKUsers/Default/ControlPanel/Keyboard and change the Keyboard Indicator value from 2147483648 to 2147483650, i.e. change the last two numbers from 48 to 50.

More details at http://winaero.com/blog/enable-numlo...en-windows-10/

Bob Frost

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Having the fingerprint Windows sign on is nice, but so far I see no other references to using this sensor to validate sign-on into websites, etc.    Is the fingerprint sensor here only good for one function, Windows sign-on?   If not, how do I set up the sensor to be used with other apps and web browsers?

A:Can fingerprint sensor on Inspiron 5570, on Windows 10, be used for something other than Windows sign on?

WJKOMO,
Unfortunately, it cannot be used for anything else  It is only for Windows sign on.

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This problem exists on both my laptops. Searches don't address my particular issue.

HP upgraded from Win7 and Toshiba upgraded from Win8.3 6-10 months ago to Win10.

I've tried to change from Fast Start which fixed only the failure on Toshiba to restart on command which was a good thing. Did nothing for HP.

I've changed the keyboard registry in both computers to the #2 which did nothing. (The HP was already set to 2)

I've gotten the latest patches and upgrades for Win10 on both laptops. Did nothing.

The numlock light comes on and stays on. The on screen icons show either locked or unlocked properly. Only the directional controls continue to work in either locked or unlocked mode.

I've found nothing anywhere that addresses this. Has to be a software issue as computers are different manufacturers and one is 3 years old and other is less than one year old.

It baffles me that it works on startup to put in my PIN and only fails when logged on to Windows 10.

Thanks,

Doug

A:Windows 10 numlk works on startup doesn't after sign on to Windows

Originally Posted by gslses


This problem exists on both my laptops. Searches don't address my particular issue.

HP upgraded from Win7 and Toshiba upgraded from Win8.3 6-10 months ago to Win10.

I've tried to change from Fast Start which fixed only the failure on Toshiba to restart on command which was a good thing. Did nothing for HP.

I've changed the keyboard registry in both computers to the #2 which did nothing. (The HP was already set to 2)

I've gotten the latest patches and upgrades for Win10 on both laptops. Did nothing.

The numlock light comes on and stays on. The on screen icons show either locked or unlocked properly. Only the directional controls continue to work in either locked or unlocked mode.

I've found nothing anywhere that addresses this. Has to be a software issue as computers are different manufacturers and one is 3 years old and other is less than one year old.

It baffles me that it works on startup to put in my PIN and only fails when logged on to Windows 10.

Thanks,

Doug



Did you try this?

I tried most of the suggested tips, but only one worked;

Go to Registry HKUsers/Default/ControlPanel/Keyboard and change the Keyboard Indicator value from 2147483648 to 2147483650, i.e. change the last two numbers from 48 to 50.

More details at http://winaero.com/blog/enable-numlo...en-windows-10/

Bob Frost

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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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Hi!
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?

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Pinktopaz
 

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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

Cheers,
Harry

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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

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Having the same issue here and no solution yet.

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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.

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

A:Cannot sign in to windows 8

Hi,

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

Vadim

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

A:Windows 7 sign

Welcome!

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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Could somebody tell where I can buy the certificate to sign Win7 drivers in now-days?
I've found that it's impossible to install signed driver with sha1 certificate we bought. Even unsigned driver is better - it gives one more warning dialog to user, but installation is possible. We've tried to install updates for Win7, but failed.
Thank you.

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My Carbon X1 20bt is experiencing major problems with fingerprint reader and Windows 10. Everything was working fine with Windows 8.1 and the Lenovo software. After upgrading to 10, the Lenovo software was automatically deleted I guess because Windows 10 fully supports sign in with fingerprint. When I read my print in to Windows HELLo, it NEVER recognizes it when signing in. I have read it in to the system multiple times, but have never succeeded to log in with it. This problem has been existing for some time, but yesterday I was doing maintenance to my friends x240 and noticed her reader work without enabling Windows Hello. She didn?t have the pin installed for Hello and the reader worked just fine. On my X1, I have to put in the pin number to Hello or the whole reader is disabled. There was fingerprint reader driver update coming to x240 which I didn?t instal naturally. I tried to instal the 8.1 drivers back, but was unsuccessful. Any help would be appreciated, this is anoying!

A:Carbon X1 fingerprint sign in problem after Windows 10 and Windows Hello

Here's the driver that you need to enable the Validity Fingerprint scanner on the X1 Carbon under Windows 10: http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/downloads/ds103635

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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.
 

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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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Hi Guys

I was trying to register with Windows Messenger (Windows Live ID). One of the entries is my e-mail address. I entered it properly, but when I finished with the page, it returned with this message:
"The portion of your e-mail address that follows the @ symbol is part of a "reserved domain" such as live.com, hotmail.com, msn.com or passport.com. Please type a different e-mail address"

I know I entered my address correctly (tried it several times). Any thoughts?

StanC
 

A:Windows Messenger sign-in

This is part of the Windows Messenger rules and I would suggest going thru and contacting them about this or get a new email address thry Yahoo, G-mail and use that.
 

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I'm trying to bypass the sign on my Windows 10 laptop which was given to me is there any way that I can do this without purchasing or downloading any software because I have no way around it
 

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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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Recently installed WindowsSP2-When I start my computer, the My Documents page appears rather than my desktop.I have to X out My Documents and then the desktop is under it.Any ideas??
 

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since upgrading from 7 to 8.1 pro i have noticed the @ is shift and number 2 but im stuck on the rest, pound sign i dont no the code, can anyone help me with all the codes i will need, happy new year to you all..

kind words Dave

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In Control Panel, go to Hardware, select "Clock, language and Region", switch to English(UK). I think you have English(USA) at the moment.

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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

netplwiz

click ok.

Uncheck the box that requires a password.

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