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Auto Sign in to Windows 8.1 help

Q: Auto Sign in to Windows 8.1 help

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

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Preferred Solution: Auto Sign in to Windows 8.1 help

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A: Auto Sign in to Windows 8.1 help

Open RUN.
Type in

netplwiz

click ok.

Uncheck the box that requires a password.

A picture---

another picture---

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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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My PC gets used mostly as a media server, I can switch it on remotely so it's ready to share media.
 
With Windows 10, it now stops at the login screen awaiting a password for my Microsoft account and I now have to enter it to allow the media server program to run.
 
I know I can get around this by using a local account with no password but it'd be good to login automatically with my Microsoft account.
 
Any ideas?

A:Windows 10 Auto Login / Sign in?

http://www.addictivetips.com/windows-tips/disable-login-screen-in-windows-10/

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every time i sign in to the net Windows Messenger Automatically signs in how do i stop this from happing . my OS is XP
 

A:stop Windows Messenger auto sign in

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OK is it possible to set a windows user account to automatically sign in when I power up my system
 

A:Solved: Auto sign in windows user account on power-up

Disregard, I was thinking we were in the X threads.
 

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since the latest update (2009), the new one, auto sign in has stopped working! this is annoying as i have to manually type my username/pw everytime. i have checked it to remember my username/pw and to auto sign in but it still won't do it.

i un-installed and re-installed it yesterday but it still won't auto sign in.

is there something i'm missing?
 

A:msn auto sign in

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Hi Folks, I have Bookmarked access to my Skydrive account. How do I prevent / stop auto sign-in. ?

A:Auto Sign In

what internet software are you using? chrome/firefox ect.

as the easiest way would be to clear all user name and passwords if you cant select per website ones. and when prompeted to remember or not click no the next time you log into it

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I recently have started with a new ISP. I had been using MSN, but cancelled them. I am using IE-6, and am having difficutly getting connected without going into the Control Panel, then to Internet Options, then opening the Connection and hitting the Apply button. Then it will dial my connection, and after connected, I can then open IE-6 and it will work.
Is there an easier way. Since I retired, everything seems against me. HELP Please.
 

A:IE-6 & auto sign in

Go back to where you hit the Apply button (Control Panel>Internet Options>Connection) and see what accounts are listed under "Dialup and virtual private network settings." Make sure the one you want IE to use is marked as the default connection (click on it to select it, click on the "set default" button).

Then make sure you have checked the box next to "Always dial my default connection." Click OK to close the window, close IE, open IE again and see if that does the trick.
 

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So all of the sudden my computer would sign off by its self. I think sign off is the right term. I have to press the space bar and put my password, and its keeps what ever windows were up and stuff.

I thought it might be my screen saver, so I turned it off. But still happens.
I dont know whats the problem.

A:Auto Sign off? Please help

did you mean log off computer auto??

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W7, Google, Firefox.
This morning my p.c. automatically signed in to gmail, whereas I have always had to key in the first part of my email address followed by the password. I want to have to sign in every time.
Recent events are: yesterday I was telephoned by someone who purported to be a BT engineer who I dismissed and who then rang a second time to say that he was going to cut off our tel connection for a few weeks. He didn't and I reported this to Fleur.
Two days ago I paid for and downloaded a 3 device two-year subscription to Kaspersky. This will begin after the present cover has expired in a few days time. It seemed to be a lot of faff to a simple chap like me and there was a lot of ticking of strange phrases to be done - I might have inadvertently agreed to this 'straight-in' rather than 'sign-in' approach to my email address.
A few weeks ago I bought a Medion tablet and that, from the beginning, went straight in to my emails without my having to sign in.
How do I revert to having to sign in with address and password on both devices?
Thanks,
Ted
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I just go XP but every time i log on it automatically sign me into messenger which can be VERY annoying.. How can i stop this??
 

A:Auto-Messenger Sign in..

i had the same problem with the windows messenger. it's built into outlook or outlook express or both so everytime you open email it would load and then won't let you unload it. there are settings that supposedly make it not open but, they didn't work for me. the only thing i found that worked was an add-on to lavasoft's ad-aware spyware software. the software is pretty popular and seems to work well (it's downloadable from the lavasoft web site, both free and pay versions). if you already have their spyware software, just download the messenger control add-on and activate it. no more messenger. yay!
 

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As soon as my desktop is up, AOL connects to the internet & tries to stay on top while i'm working on something else. After about 10 times of minimizing and or shutting down AOL, it will stay at bay for a while, but will reappear later. I have stopped all AUTO SIGN ON options in AOL system tray to no avail. I also have reinstalled AOL, no help. If anyone has an answer PLEASE let me know.THANKS
 

A:Solved: AOL auto sign on and connects to net!! HELP

Use the system configuration utility and uncheck all references to aol in the startup tab

Start>Run>type in MSCONFIG>Startup tab - uncheck any program you don't want to run when you start Windows
 

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Ok, this has bothered me long enough!

So I thought that I'd line my live account with my windows account. Bad move!

Now I'm stuck with windows live services ALWAYS bloody signing me into my old account no matter how many times I hit that gal dang delete button.

So, now that I got that out of my system [body]. So, how do I get rid of that thing ONCE AND FOR ALL so I can finish moving stuff to my new live account, and my new life.
EDIT: I said screw it! I got what I needed.

A:How in the bloody heck do I get rid of auto sign in

There's a tutorial on how to turn the feature off below.
Log On User Account Automatically at Windows 8 Startup

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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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Auto sign-in stopped working
Using Windows 7 & Internet Explorer as browser.
Recently changed from Norton to Kaspersky security.
Have gone to Tools>Internet options>content>settings>autocomplete & turned everything on.
Turned off "safe money" feature with Kaspersky security.

To be clear, when I started to type my user ID into a log-on box, after the 2nd or 3rd letter the
user ID box would autofill & my password would autofill at the same time.

How do I turn that feature back on?
 

A:auto sign-in stopped working

Hi Sctpsu

I have never heard that if you have more than one ID on a computer (hence having to sign in to your ID) where it auto completes, that would be a security risk would it not? or are you talking about signing in else where?
 

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Hey All,

I've lurked forever, and have found the solutions on these forums (and the prior sevenforums) exceedingly helpful, but now I'm stuck and can't find a solution.

The scenario:

Years ago I bought a Asus Transformer Pad T100. It was great. I enabled auto-signin and everything has been fine.
When I put the tablet to sleep, then wake it up, the lock screen is displayed, but once I swipe it up it auto-signs in to windows. This is my preferred behavior as it makes the lock screen act like a non-pin lock screen on a phone, and avoids mispresses of the power button causing applications to launch.

Today, I got an Asus Transformer 300 Chi. It has been pretty great so far, except for one issue that is driving me crazy: I can't repeat the above behavior.

Basically, either I don't get a lock screen at all, or I get one requiring a password. To clarify, I've confirmed that the user accounts screens on both tablet have Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer. unchecked. I do not require a password on sign-in of windows, which is great. But when I hit the power button, it just goes immediately to Windows' desktop.

On the T100, it is not set to require a password under screensaver settings, nor the Modern PC Settings' Account sections. Power settings does require a password on wakeup. And this is where things differ.

On the 300 Chi, I cannot have both the Modern PC Settings' account section to not require a password under Password Policy and power settin... Read more

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I would like for my computer to sign in automatically with my Microsoft account, however, when I enabled Remote Desktop Connection (for I would also like to be accessed remotely), the automatically sign-in function doesn't work, because sign-in screen is now set by default to log in with local account rather than Microsoft one. However, I do not possess one, and if I tried to create on and make it sign in automatically, the screen said wrong username or password. Which I don't understand at all

A:Auto sign-in doesn't work if remote connection enabled

Hello Amphor, and welcome to Eight Forums.

Are you saying that your Microsoft account is not available to select to have Windows sign in to it automatically at startup?

Log On User Account Automatically at Windows 8 Startup

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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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I would like to completely disable auto run / auto play in Windows Media Player 12 on Windows 7, and I cannot find a way to do so. I've searched the web endlessly, and there are lots of suggestions, but nothing works. I have disabled every type of auto run / auto play I can find, but if Windows Media Player is open and I insert a flash drive, CD, or DVD, whatever I'm playing is interrupted by what was inserted even if it's not media. Just a plain, blank flash drive does this.

Has anyone else been able to figure this out?
 

A:Windows 7 Media Player - Disable Auto Run/Auto Play

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I have Word 2002, SP3, for Windows Office XP Pro.

My problem is I want to permanently turn OFF the autocorrect options (all of them: correct initial capitals, correct first letters of days, etc etc, autoformat, as well as auto text and auto type).

Yes, I have unchecked all the boxes in Tools > Autocorrect Options, the problem is I have to painstakingly go though all the boxes every time I open Word and uncheck them. My setups are not remembered.

I can't figure out how to make these options stay set this way.

I've tried installing the Office Resource Kit and setting a system policy (though I am the only user on this PC), but no success.

I had to rebuild my system a month ago -- before that, I never had any problems, Word seemed to remember exactly my preferred set up and saved autocorrect options etc to the normal template.

I checked the normal template and it is in Doc Settings folder where it should be.

I searched the forums and Word help but can't seem to find any advice, mainly because most people usually run these options and they only wish to modify the instances where they apply, rather than permanently disable them.

Please help! Much appreciated! Thanks!
Andrew
Sydney Australia
 

A:Solved: I want to kill off autocorrect, auto format, auto text, auto type

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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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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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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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My computer has been like this for the past months, every minute, every hour, every seconds. it reboots, shutdown, and hibernate automatically, and sometimes wait for around 5-10mins before it my pc turn on. I full scanned my computer but found nothing. Can someone help me? This is my Hijack log.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 7:17:59 PM, on 11/6/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.EXE
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\CLI.EXE
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exe
C:\WINDOWS\VM303_STI.EXE
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_07\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Ulead Systems\AutoDetector\monitor.exe
C:\Program Files\SpeedBit Video Accelerator\VideoAccelerator.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\InterVideo\SchSvr\SchSvr.exe
C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero 7\InCD\NBHGui.exe
C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero 7\InCD\InCD.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\MYWEBS~1\bar\1.bin\mwsoemon.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\ALWILS~1\Avast4\ashDisp.exe
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A:auto reboot, auto shutdown, auto hibernate ~_~

I see you have My Web Search installed. Do you use this?

Most of the time, this is actually malware.


Code:
C:\PROGRA~1\MYWEBS~1\bar\1.bin\mwsoemon.exe


Code:
every minute, every hour, every seconds.
That's a very broad piece of information. So you are saying sometimes
you get hours out of your PC before it shutsdown/hibernates?

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My computer has been like this for the past months, every minute, every hour, every seconds. it reboots, shutdown, and hibernate automatically, and sometimes wait for around 5-10mins before it my pc turn on. I full scanned my computer but found nothing. Can someone help me?

A:auto reboot, auto shutdown, auto hibernate

You need to check Control Panel, Power Options. (screenshot)

Note the tabs. In this dialog you set your options and they are set for the Power Scheme shown. In Laptops, there are usually 2 schemes listed, one for AC powered and a separate for Battery powered.

Desktop OR AC powered Laptop, the only thing you MAY want to turn off is your Monitor.

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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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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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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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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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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

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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



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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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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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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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?

Thanks so much,
Pinktopaz
 

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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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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 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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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.
 

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

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