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Windows XP freezing on login

Q: Windows XP freezing on login

I have a dell inspiron E1405 laptop. The windows will load as far as the login then starts loading the personal settings and never goes any further. It will load in safe mode. I have tried loading in the last known good configuration without any success. I have let it sit for hours and it never loads. I have run the CHKDSK and it didn't show any errors. I did the msconfig with selective start up and it started to load but froze up when the configuration window popped up. I also tried the diagnostic start up without any success. I ran the diagnostics and it didn't show any errors. I welcome any advice anyone has to give.

Thanks in advance

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A: Windows XP freezing on login

How to Run System Restore In XP using Safe Mode
Try a bolded date. If the restore does not work they can be UNdone.

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I have 64-bit version of Windows 7 Home Premium on an HP Compaq CQ5210f. More system details at the bottom. This problem happened twice in mid April, and now twice again in early May, both within days of each other.

The only thing that remains consistent is that I'm playing a 3D game with audio on, the winamp program. Completely different games each and every time, though, some far more gentle on the video card than others. The screen would freeze up and so would the audio, and my keyboard/mouse don't respond at all. I resort to doing a hard reset with the computer power button.

Each time, when I log in again, explorer.exe is frozen. the taskbar appears, but nothing on the desktop, and after a couple seconds it all freezes up, with the busy mouse symbol when I highlight taskbar. I can still move mouse around though.

I can do ctrl+alt+delete at this point at least. Restarting explorer.exe doesn't work, so I try logging out in that menu, which does work, although slowly.

I've tried scanning for virus and also a system restore to earlier point, no difference.

The only solution so far has been to simply log in safe mode - which DOES work by the way - and create a new account from scratch.

Last time I cut/paste almost everything between old account and new, this time I will only do basics like save games and documents/music/video.

Can anyone please explain or help me understand why this is happening? I'd hate to have to keep restarting a new account... Read more

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Hello all. Last night I did a fresh install of windows for a customer who was running XP. I installed the OS on an old partition and left the (OEM Reserved) Partition there aswell thinking it wouldn't make a difference. Once the Install was complete and windows booted the computer , Went to start menu and I was able to delete some of the start menu icons thinking it was fine then boom. The computer began to get slow , slow to the point where start menu wouldn't even open , I would start task and the manager would ghost over the windows desktop so it was ripped in two (Half showing the desktop half showing Ctrl Alt Del menu. No processes or Ram usage being shown in performance either. I diagnosed it could be ram as they are running two 512MB sticks and only 800MB of the two combined is available but I'm running Less here at home on a dell and it works fine ? Windows 7 32 bit MSI MS-7173 (RC410M) Motherboard 2.4GHZ Processor (Can't remember what make or model) x2 -512MB 1Rx8 PC2-5300U-555-12 Ram Sticks Old 250GB HDDOn board graphics PC is at least 5 years old. I am wondering could this be a problem with how I installed the OS or is it RAM ? Or could it be video card Issues. I've already bought them Windows 7 and I don't want to bring them to more expense to troubleshoot this problem. Thanks Michael

A:Windows 7 freezing after login

I'm guessing that you are referring to the System Reserve partition which is 100MB in size when you referred to the OEM reserved?
This would mean that you installed Windows 7 over the installation of XP.
If this is the case, I would suggest wiping the hdd, both partitions as the system reserve partition is no longer needed since XP is no longer on there and then reinstall Windows 7.  This will be the quickest and easiest way to resolve this issue.
As for the start menu icons, I'm guessing you are referring to the icons for applications, such as IE, Outlook Express, etc.  I would suggest that you leave these as they are.  The owner of the computer will have applications or programs which they use on a regular basis, these will replace and or be added to the original icons.

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My windows will freeze a few seconds after the desktop comes up, and i really want help.
It only works in safe mode other then that.
I think that it might have started after a rough time shutting down one night, I hit shut down whilst on a game and a skype call, and it didn't shut down for a few seconds, and I could still hear my friend until it shut down.

Really need help with this, been working non-stop the past few days ( And exams are tomorrow, aswell ): )
Here is my Highjack This, please note I was in Safe mode (Because I can't get to anything in regular mode)

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 8:55:41 PM, on 1/28/2013
Platform: Windows 7 SP1 (WinNT 6.00.3505)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v9.00 (9.00.8112.16448)
Boot mode: Safe mode with network support

Running processes:

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://samsung.msn.com
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://search.babylon.com/?affID=11...HP_ss&mntrId=de93113f000000000000c485080e6506
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\... Read more

A:Windows Freezing After Login, HELP! [ASAP]

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Hey guys somebody recommended this site for me to ask about my problem. Anyway I have a problem with some games like GTA 5, Watch dogs, CS : GO in which "audiodg.exe" process continues to use more RAM after I start one of those games. This only happens when I play these games. I saw a bunch of other threads that said mainly update your drivers and check the enhancements issue. I originally installed my audio driver using Driver pack solution Ver. 14.9. But after seeing these threads I tried updating my audio driver. I tried downloading it from the official site and from a bunch of others but each time I do so and restart Windows just freezes at login screen and then I have to boot into safe mode and use system restore to remove the new driver. Right now my audio is working but I don't have the enhancements option at all. Sorry if I got any grammatical / spelling mistakes english isn't my language. I'm also not that good at computers so please help. Here are my Laptop specs or what I managed to get from the systemrequirementslab detection tool.
Processor Intel(R) Core(TM) i5 CPU M 480 @ 2.67GHz
Manufacturer Intel
Speed 2.7 GHz
Number of Cores 4
Family 06
Model 25
Stepping 5
Revision 02
Video Card 1 Intel(R) HD Graphics
Manufacturer Intel
Chipset Intel(R) HD Graphics
Dedicated Memory 64 MB
Total Memory 1.7 GB
Pixel Shader Version 4.0
Vert... Read more

A:Windows Freezing at login screen after installing driver

Hello and welcome Chuck now can I make a very simple suggestion that you get a dedicated sound card? I run the Asus Xonar DG in all my desktops and have never had a problem and they are really cheap.
The GUI for the sound is just fabulous (or I think it is) for mixing and generating difference effects and if you are into gaming or music (like me - music) you will find the Xonar the real deal.

The other stuff you have ben trying to get rid of I am not quite sure what it is you are doing. The after market fix things I don't like that Driver pack solution as I have found they create more problems as sometimes than they solve.

Anyway take a look at this https://www.asus.com/au/Sound_Cards/Xonar_DG/ by the ay I run 5:1 systems off mine my favourite being the Logitec Z506 Surround Sound Speakers Z506 again not expensive at all and the sound quality really good.

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Dear all,

my system is a Dell XPS M1710 laptop, circa 3yrs old with 2x 2GB of RAM installed (one of which I suspect is defunct....but that's been for a while and the info is only, I think, for context. I also suspect that the system has been running hot for a while and, recently (not last night) I have been removing redundant services (yup, I checked ?em first) and installing new software (Super Anti Spyware/ ?Prevx? (I think)) as well as running torrents overnight.

Have had a torrent running for a while ? poor broadband bandwidth and other surfing has made me pause it on several occasions. Left it running overnight last night (as I had done the previous night with no apparent problems). Used the laptop this morning before shutting it down, no apparent problems.

Transported laptop to another site, started up, boots through BIOS ok. Asks me which Windows partition I wish to use (I had to install a different version of Windows in another partition a couple of years back and have never worked out how to remove it?that again, is not the problem). This newer version of Windows seems to have taken the primary (no. 1) partition ? that?s never caused a problem either. To choose the 2nd partition (my normal windows area) I choose to use the cursor keys ? they work at this point.

I choose the partition, it loads windows until the login page presents me with my sole (password protected) icon. Mousepad operates mouse fine at this point. I click on the icon and the password bo... Read more

A:[SOLVED] Laptop freezing keyboard on windows login

Hi Asterix, I've been dealing with this particular problem for many months now. Please please please just stay out of the registery. The post you are refering to is one I believe that was supposed to be removed just for that reason. The fix is not in the regisrty for this issue. I'm watching my 3 YR old grandson today and working at the same time as I'm typing this, however if you will be just a little patient with me and not make the problem worse I will endevour to help you fix it as soon as I get a few minutes free to post what you should do. I will subscribe to this thread and check for your response periodically.


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I have a 2 month old Lenovo with Win7 Home Premuim. When the Windows Splash screen comes up, the PC Freezes. After about an hour i can login with no issues, but the event viewer shows many errors. the error is:

windows event id 7001 The Computer Browser service depends on the Server service which failed to start because of the following error: The dependency service or group failed to start.

I can also boot into Safe Mode just fine immediately after the freeze.

A:Computer Freezing up at Windows Splash Screen before login .

Quote: Originally Posted by palanmat

I have a 2 month old Lenovo with Win7 Home Premuim. When the Windows Splash screen comes up, the PC Freezes. After about an hour i can login with no issues, but the event viewer shows many errors. the error is:

windows event id 7001 The Computer Browser service depends on the Server service which failed to start because of the following error: The dependency service or group failed to start.

I can also boot into Safe Mode just fine immediately after the freeze.

For the services, if youopen the Start Menu and type Services into the Search programs and files, you will get a few options.
Right click on the option with gears as the icon and Run as administrator.
Right click any services that are complaining that their dependencies are not running (the services I put in bold within your post quote).
Click Properties.
Go to the Dependencies tab, and in the first box, a list of services that service depends on will be given.
Write down the services that need to start for dependencies to be resolved.
Make sure these services are all set to start automatically byright clicking those services,
clicking properties,
going to the General tab,
and making the Startup type is Automatic.

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I don't use this pc much but the last time I used it it was perfectly fine which was a while ago.
Now I turn it on for my ex's kid so he can play spore and whenever I start ANY game it freezes at the start of the game.
Thought it was a driver issue, changed drivers.
Then that didn't work so I changed the video card.
Then that didnt work so I ran memtest and the ram passed.
Then maybe thought the old XP install was borked so I put on win 7.
Still freezing so I changed out the hard disk altogether.

Pc specs:

Amd phenom II 9950
Asus M3A79-t deluxe
Ati 4870 x2
Corsair XMS2 DDR2 PC 6400
Pc power and cooling 750w psu

I *CAN* boot into safe mode with no issue and even to a normal desktop in the msconfig diagnostics mode but I cannot get online even with safe mode with networking.

The system event viewer says:
'The network list service service depends on the network location awareness service which failed to start because of the following error:
the dependency service or group failed to start'

Application event viewer says:
'The winlogon notification subscriber GP client was unavailable to handle a notification event'
What the problems are:

PC freezes in XP when I try to launch a game
PC freezes in win7 after welcome screen but before desktop login
PC will boot in safe mode/msconfig diagnostic mode.

So far I have:

Tried 2 different win 7 copies
2 PSU's
2 hard disks
2 video cards, ATi and Nvidia
2 sets RAM
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A:Freezing PC at login screen, Windows 7 *fresh installs*

The motherboard has to be the issue here...

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Hello everyone,

Yesterday, when i turned on my laptop and logged in, it ran for about one minute then completely locked up (i could not use Ctrl-Alt-Del only the power button).

I spent hours yesterday trawling through all the other threads which are similar to my problem, i ran a start up repair, a memory check, virus and malware scans and defrags. None of these have helped in any way at all, I was just about to re-install windows 7 but then i realised i have lost my Microsoft office disk and my Norton antivirus disk and all the driver installation cds

After all this i found that it can run in safe mode, even safe mode with networking!
If i have left anything out i'm very sorry (first post!!)
the dump files are attached ( I think )

And Finally THANK YOU ALL!

A:No BSOD, Windows 7 Home Prem. Freezing After Login.


Problematic software:

Start Menu\Programs\AVG 2012 Public:Start Menu\Programs\AVG 2012 Public
Start Menu\Programs\Norton 360 Public:Start Menu\Programs\Norton 360 Public
Start Menu\Programs\Norton Bootable Recovery Tool Wizard Public:Start Menu\Programs\Norton Bootable Recovery Tool Wizard Public
Start Menu\Programs\Spybot - Search & Destroy Public:Start Menu\Programs\Spybot - Search & Destroy Public
Start Menu\Programs\Norton GEORGE\George Symonds:Start Menu\Programs\Norton GEORGE\George Symonds

I can see 2 dumps from 24th Oct. Please uninstall AVG and Norton Antivirus, they contribute in BSODs. Spybot is known to slow down and corrupt the system, please remove it with Revo uninstaller. Replace these with free MSE, at least to test. Make a full scan once downloaded and updated.Norton Removal Tool
AVG | Download tools and utilities
Recommended antivirus program for Windows 7 based on stability compared to others:-
Microsoft Security Essentials - Free Antivirus for Windows
Malwarebytes - The Free version
Good and Free system security combination.

Run the System File Checker that scans the of all protected Windows 7 system files and replaces incorrect corrupted, changed/modified, or damaged versions with the correct versions if possible:SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
Run Disk Check on your hard disk for file system errors and bad sectors on it:Disk Check
Free up your start-up, keep nothing except the new antivirus.Startup Progr... Read more

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Hiya guys, was hoping someone could help after i havnt been able to fix this. About 3 weeks ago my toshiba laptop running windows 7 done an update which took a long time, after it shut down and rebooted my login wouldnt work! i cant remember what it said but it would either just sit at the logining in bit for ages or start up in a temp login. I made a new one and transfered files over, ive left the old login there as im not 100% sure ive copied everything. Anyway since the updating thing the laptop freezes and runs ridiculously slow when i start it up, after an hour or so it starts to work fine again. Another thing that happens as microsoft keeps flashing a notice saying it may be corrupted and to validate it, so i do this legit check thing it tells me to, but it doesnt fix anything and keeps asking me to do it! Ive been through troubleshooters, startup repair, installed programs to look for issues/viruses. I just dont know what to try anymore!


A:Windows 7 laptop wont work right freezing, broken login etc

Hi and welcome to TSF have you tried this How to Run the System File Checker (Sfc.exe) Offline in Windows 7 and Vista - The Winhelponline Blog

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Hello all!

After a year of running smoothly, my Windows XP (Professional, SP2) began freezing on me. It would completely lock up, mouse, keyboard, everything, seconds after displaying the login screen, freezing before I had a chance to even log in. After trying various things, I resorted to re-installing XP.

It is now only 9 months after that last re-install, and I'm getting the same issue again. Safe mode will work. I tried disabling all startup processes, then restarting. It worked. I then tried activating one or two processes, and restarting once more. It then froze. I went back to safe mode, disabled everything again, then restarted. Before the loading screen even finished, (with the blue bar) it froze. This happened a second time when I tried restarting it.

Any idea as to what could be wrong?

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Hi there, sometimes when I have logged in my computer freezes. This doesn't happen every time I log in but it happens often enough for it to be a bit of a pain. Sometimes restarting my computer once works sometimes I have to restart it five times for it to work. What I mean by freezes is the desktop loads with my background and all my programs but my weather and clock gadgets don't load and neither does my dock at the top. I can move my mouse but if I click something nothing happens also when I bring my mouse down to the taskbar at the bottom the circle loading thing appears next to my cursor. But again obviously I can't click or do anything and it just remains in this state no matter how long I leave it until I restart it and like I said sometimes one restart is enough to fix it sometimes it takes up to five restarts. Thanks for any help to this annoying problem.

A:Freezing after login.

Your gadgets and dock use up a lot of system resources and are best disabled or uninstalled.

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hello folks,
i have come across an issue that is new to me. last week on Thursday or Friday i came home to a frozen PC. when i say frozen i mean non-responsive. i had to force the PC to power down. after i powered the PC backup i logged in and about five minutes in the PC would freeze. i have run diagnostics on the OS drive and on the other drives i have and found no problems with them. i originally had the CPU overclocked but not by much. i reset the bios setting for the CPU to defaults and nothing has changed. i then had the PC reboot into safe mode with network connectivity. safe mode worked for 3 days straight, so i decided to restart to windows to see if things were back to normal. the PC still froze after 5 min. i have already gathered information with Speccy, minitoolbox, CPU-z, and zipped the minidump folder. i have also zipped all the files and folder into one zip file and attached it here. please let me know if there is anything else that you may need to help me figure out what is going on.
Thank you
 Cidious Desktop.zip   938.78KB
i forgot to mention that at one point the PC BSOD and said CLOCK_WATCHDOG_TIMEOUT, but i have not been able to recreate that BSOD.

A:W8.1 Freezing after 5 min from login

It looks like thas going to be overheating.
or maybe infected, or jardware is creating this problem.
desconnect all the extra stuff connected to it and test if does it again . Plug a device to see if it does it.

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For quite a while my computer has been making really loud whirring noises from the (I'm assuming) processor/fan, even when idle or doing simple things like using Firefox...

And as of this weekend it keeps freezing on the XP login screen, so I can't select any of the accounts, or on the "windows is starting" screen. The orange light on my computer that flickers when its working doesnt flash at all, yet if I leave it for a while in the hopes it will un-freeze it starts to whirr again.

I'm currently on safe mode, it doesn't seem to have any problem loading into this mode, however it has just whirred for a couple of minutes.

If anyone can offer any help I would appreciate it greatly.

A:Freezing on login... Can anyone help, please?

onlydan said:

If anyone can offer any help I would appreciate it greatly.Click to expand...

Take the side of the case off and put your ear in the case, mind any fans that might hurt, and find where the sound is coming from.

If its the Hard drive, back up what you can and get rid of it and buy a new one,

If its a fan clean out any dust or debris and check it spins smoothly if not get rid and buy new, especially if its the CPU or Video Card fan.


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When I start my computer normally (as oppose to in safe mode) it succesfully boots and displays the login screen and allows me to login. After about 10 seconds after login it freezes and nothing responds, but the cursor still moves. I've tried downloading virus scanning software about a week ago but all the sites i have visited could not be displayed.

DDS (Ver_09-07-30.01) - NTFSx86 NETWORK
Run by Steve at 13:51:27.29 on 01/08/2009
Internet Explorer: 7.0.6001.18000 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_14
Microsoft? Windows Vista? Home Basic 6.0.6001.1.1252.2.1033.18.447.182 [GMT -6:00]

SP: Windows Defender *enabled* (Updated) {D68DDC3A-831F-4FAE-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k rpcss
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNoNetwork
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnscfg.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
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A:Freezing after login

Hello and Welcome. Please subscribe to this thread to get immediate notification of replies as soon as they are posted. To do this click Thread Tools, then click Subscribe to this Thread. Make sure it is set to Instant Notification, then click Subscribe.

Before beginning the fix, read this post completely. If there's anything that you do not understand, kindly ask your questions before proceeding. It is IMPORTANT that you don't miss a step & perform everything in the correct order/sequence.

Please note that the forum is very busy and if I don't hear from you within three days this thread will be closed.


One or more of the identified infections is a backdoor trojan.

This type of infection allows hackers to remotely control your computer, steal critical system information and download and execute files without your knowledge.

If you do any banking or other financial transactions on the PC or if it should contain any other sensitive information, please get to a known clean computer and change all passwords where applicable, and it would be wise to contact those same financial institutions to apprise them of your situation.

You can read this: How Do I Handle Possible Identify Theft, Internet Fraud and CC Fraud?


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Almost everytime I boot into windows 7 it freezes after me launching something like firefox or thunderbird. It seems when I reset that it does not do it again until I shut down and boot up again. My specs are in my profile (custom).
I did some looking at event viewer and under system the last Event was "The UPnP Device Host service entered the running state." ID 7036 and the last Application even was "The Windows Search Service started." ID 1003. The application even took place about 5 seconds before the last system event. Both events are "information" and not warnings or anything.

I have done virus scans, defragmenting, etc. I have even set my voltages in my BIOS to make sure that my RAM is getting enough volts.

Anyway, thanks for the help.

A:Freezing after login

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So bacsically, my computer has decided to hate me. I never use to turn my computer off, but my mouse malfunctioned so i restared it hoping to fix the problem, however now my computer freezes on the login screen making it difficult for me to use my computer for its intended use.

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Recently I have experienced some problems with my Acer Aspire One running Windows XP Home Edition. Right after I login, the computer freezes and stops at the welcome screen right after login. It does the same on safe mode so there is no way I can actually get into my account. Does anybody know what the problem is and how I might be able to fix it?

A:Help with Computer Freezing after Login...

I can't check if it's a hard drive problem as well because I can't get into safe mode with command prompt to chkdsk to see if there is any problems.

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Ok so I couldn't find anything about this in any other threads so I am starting a new thread. If there is another thread on this exact same problem, I'm sorry but I couldn't find it; if someone would be kind enough to post the link here, I would be grateful.

So I will try to give as much relevant information as I can about my problem to make it easier for anyone helping. Thank you in advance to anyone who reads this and tries to help.

I am running Windows Vista 32 bit with Service Pack 1.
Last night when I was using my computer, it just suddenly froze and while I could move my mouse I couldn't click anything. I just figured that it froze and that it would be ok today. But now every time I log in to the only account on my PC, it will freeze up and I can move my mouse but I can't click anything. Even when I press ctrl+alt+del nothing happens.
I can start it up in Safe Mode and it works fine (So this leads me to believe it is not a hardware problem and it could also be an aero problem since I can't change the colour scheme to aero while in Safe Mode).
I have already uninstalled/deleted some of the unnecessary startup programs that run on startup (Windows Live Messenger, LogMeIn, etc) through Safe Mode but the problem persists.
Last time I logged in normally I noticed something that looked like command prompt flash on my screen for about half a second. So I didn't have time to see it. Then immediately after that the screen froze again. I rebooted the computer again an... Read more

A:Vista 32 bit freezing after login

what are you running
video card
power supply

check the listings in the bios for voltages and tempretures and post them

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Ok so I'm in desperate need of help. Was in the of streaming when all of a sudden laptop froze. Rebooted same thing. Went in safe mode an tried to run Malware scan, froze again. Rebooted and returned to safe mode ran diagnostic tool which informed me Superfetch was not running. Tried to switch on and was unsuccessful so deleted files from prefetch. Reboot and same thing. Tried restoring to an earlier date same problem. Tried to run scan again and same problem. Online virus scan found nothing and still problem persists. I am typing now from safemode with networking available. It doesn't freeze in safemode as long as I don't do a malware scan. PLEASE HELP!

A:Laptop keeps freezing upon login

Have you run a chkdsk /r ? Sounds like excessive disk activity is causing the machine to freeze - could possibly be a bad cluster (or several) on the hard drive...

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I am having a problem with my computer freezing every time I try to Login to a program. As soon as I click Login, the mouse stops dead in it's tracks and freezes up the whole computer. I'm not currently having any other problems with my PC, it's running great.

I have tried getting the program to start with my computer running the bare minimum with no such luck. I disabled all securities, startups and even ran it in safe mode with networking.

I've spent the last two days searching through your forum for an answer before I posted a new thread. Along my journey I have tried several techniques that I have stumbled upon. I must say my PC is now running faster than before, but the problem still exists.

I've noticed in several other threads the use of the program ComboFix. I went ahead and ran it and will post it below in hopes that will help.


ComboFix 10-10-28.09 - Scott 10/29/2010 14:21:37.1.1 - x86
Microsoft? Windows Vista? Home Premium 6.0.6002.2.1252.1.1033.18.2046.1248 [GMT -4:00]
Running from: c:\users\Scott\Desktop\ComboFix.exe
SP: Windows Defender *enabled* (Updated) {D68DDC3A-831F-4FAE-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}

((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((( Other Deletions )))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))

c:\program files\outlook
c:\program files\outlook\MEDIA\CAGCAT10\1033\CAGCAT10.MML
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A:PC Freezing at Login of program

Still having the same problem, can anyone please shine a guiding light?

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Hi everyone,

A while ago I came to this site and a lot of very nice people helped me getting rid or a nasty worm that was making my life impossible, so I figured I would enlist your help once more for a new problem.

My computer seems to be freezing up randomly at the login screen, or just after login once the desktop is loading in. I say randomly because if I reboot a few times, I normally can get in finally. I also found out that if I put the computer in Standby mode instead of shutting it down, I can always log back in easily, so I thought it must be some program starting at launch.

I then proceeded to uninstall a lot of stuff I wasn't using anymore, doing a good Windows Update, full antivirus scan, a sweep through both As-Aware and Microsoft AntiSpyware. i also went into the details of what was starting up using msconfig in my command line, and cleaning up a little bit the startup tab using the very good sysinfo.org information.

However, my problems seem to persist, so I am starting to wonder if it may not be hardware related.

In anycase, I also just did a HijackThis log that I am submitting to your attention:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 16:20:41, on 27/11/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\system... Read more

A:Computer freezing at or just after login

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Yesterday I turned on my laptop, logged in, and about 60 seconds later it froze. Tried again many times, but it still kept freezing. So then I restarted into safemode which worked fine but couldnt find the problem, so then I went back to normal mode and it appears the problem had fixed itself.

Problem is, it's now happening again and wont let me boot into safe mode. When the windows error recovery screen comes up, it has the options for safe mode and a countdown timer for normal mode. If I press the up arrow to move to safe mode, nothing happens, like the keyboard isnt working or something. However if I press enter to select normal boot, the countdown timer disappears and the comp appears to freeze. If I let the countdown timer run by itself, the comp will boot into normal mode, then freeze after login as normal.

Ive tried using the command prompt and msconfig to force a safemode reboot before it freezes, but they dont have enough time to open. Can't use hijackthis or any other diagnostic tools either, can't even check the exact system specs, the comp will freeze before they have time to run.

Regarding system specs...I'm running windows 7 on a laptop, that's pretty much all I know without being able to look at the specs.

Can anyone help please? :/

Comp is occasionally freezing during the normal mode countdown timer too. Also tried restarting the comp as soon as I log in so it gets a proper shutdown, but it still freezes before the shutdown ... Read more

A:Solved: Freezing after login

Sounds like you could have malware or a hardware issue, but it's difficult to tell without more information.

1.) Have you been given the Startup Repair option during failed-booting attempts? If you are given the option, allow startup repair to run and see if that will fix the freezing.

2.) Prior to the freezing problem starting, did you update Windows, download anything, install any software or make any other changes that you can recall?

BTW, if you can swap keyboards with one that is known to function at 100% so you can troubleshoot it without the keyboard being a possible handicap.

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I have an Acer Extensa 5620Z laptop running Windows Vista. Just today it would not start up properly. The scrolling Windows loading bar will run and then it will either go to a black screen with a frozen cursor and freeze, or it will stop at the Windows logo and freeze. I can get into Safemode.

I have tried running the CHKDSK repair, and system restore. The system restore doesn't even work because once it reboots, it just freezes before the login screen before it can even run. I have also tried Startup repair. CHNKDSK said it found no errors.

I also tried to boot into Safemode with Networking so that I could update virus definitions and run a scan, but it couldn't even do that.

Any help would be GREATLY appreciated.


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Here's the process and subsiquent issue:

Start up the PC, Vista enters the login page, I log in with my password, after about 5 seconds or so of the turning ring animation I get a quick flash of black on the screen and back to the ring which no ceases to move and the hard drive activity immediately stops, the only way I can exit this is by a hard restart.
It will load in safe mode with no issues (yet).

Attempted process to resolve the issue:
1) checked items in ntbtlog.txt, none of the drivers in the list that did not load are used by the system as far as I can tell. (srv.sys, kbdhid.sys & NDProxy.sys)
2) Ran "sfc /scannow" and the system fixed a few errors, but still did not resolve the problem
3) I got the PC to run a full scandisk on reboot, no errors
4) I have installed 2 seperate antivirus progammes with updates and although viruses were found and fixed the problem is still there
5) Did a system restore point to 2 days prior to the problem presenting iteself and still no luck.
6) I tried booting up windows in a reduced screen size (640 x 480), but at the login it goes back to my monitors native (1680 x 1050), just in case it was a graphics card issue.

I have not yet tried a restore from the Vista disk as my external optical drive will not work via USB without all the Vista drivers functional, it keeps on spinning the disk but not actually accessing it.

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A:Solved: Vista freezing after login

Insert the Vista DVD and do a Startup Repair.

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Windows 7 64bit, 4GB Ram(removed a bad 4GB stick a couple days ago), intel core i3-2350M @ 2.30GHz intel on board graphics.

Ok so the the thing just loaded after the fourth hard restart and a system mandated chkdsk. Nevertheless I'm a bit concerned its not even a 3 month old computer. I noticed some funky stuff like scrolling up and down on the touchpad wasn't working which is not comforting and just running slow so I restarted. Wasn't restarting at all not response on pressing shutdown so I hard shutdown and it seemed to load fine until it was just about to pull up the login options then froze at please wait with the circle not moving. Like I mentioned at the beginning just pulled out a RAM stick that was causing BSOD then shortly after I get a little bit of text in the bottom right of my wallpaper saying my windows copy was not genuine... Just glanced down there and it's gone now...:-$ so I guess that magically sorted itself out. Anyhow just wondering if anyone could find some connections here. I should really send it in but I'd rather not at the moment

A:Freezing before login options load

You should do a manual check disk. Go to Start/Search and type CMD right click the CMD icon and Run As Administrator In the Command Prompt type chkdsk C: /R and press enter Now type a Y for yes and reboot the computer. Check Disk will run at next bootup.

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I work at a company with 80 or so computers running Win7Ent. With increasing frequency over the past month or so, a number of the computers have been hanging on login. Specifically, the user hits ctrl+alt+del, enters their domain creds, but then windows hangs on the 'Welcome' screen for 10-15 minutes (sometimes up to 30) before finally proceeding with the login. Afterwards a check of the event log shows one or two services (but almost never the same services) had timed out during the boot.

I did the usual Google routine, but all I could find was reports of the background bug which should only cause a 20-second delay.

Does anyone have any advice?

A:Win7 Enterprise Login Freezing

I've had a similar issue with XP. Now I'm no programmer, but from what I understood (for me) it went like this: the Windows WLan configuration service timed out for whatever reason (maybe the router didn't respond, or whatever). Windows would still boot, but it would take ages, 5 minutes, 10 minutes, etc.
What I did back then is write a little script that deactivates the service and another one to reactivate it, so that I could deactivate it when shutting down and reactivate it when starting up - that solved it.
I've had multiple services timing out as well, however, it was only the fault of 1 specific service that hindered the other service's proper execution.

If you know which services are causing the problem, maybe you could do something similar? Integrate the script in a way that it automatically executes when a user shuts down and disables the service and then when windows has booted it re-enables the service.

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I have Presario laptop.

CD-ROM was bad, it was causing all types of errors. A new cd-rom was ordered for that part number thru HP.

Now that I have placed the new cd-rom within the laptop (identical cd-rom) when I try to login into windows (laptop is in a domain) it freezes. It can sit there for about half an hour or longer. Disk indicator barely blinks. It won't let me go into windows, and one time it did it just showed the desktop and stayed there for about good 30 minutes.

When I put the back the faulty cd-rom into the laptop, windows logs in normal. Without any cd-rom logs in fine. Does anyone have any experience with this?????


A:CD-ROM Presario freezing laptop on login.

Sorry, just want to be perfectly clear

It's a laptop with a new Cdrom drive (internal ? USB ?)

When the CD Drive is mounted, Windows slows down
When the CD Drive is removed, Windows loads ok.

Is that right ?

If so, it's one of two things
DOA CD Drive
Or something is trying to read from the CD Drive (like a startup shortcut to D:\ wherever)

Or if it's a USB (external) CD Drive, then possible a USB driver fault

I'd do this:

Download CCleaner (actually I'm trying to get rid of tracks to the CD drive)
And update all the computers drivers from the manufactures site
You may also want to go to Device Manager (Control Panel-System-Hardware) and fully remove all CD Drives (restarting to find new hardware automatically)
You can also run Startup to see if something is trying to start from the CD drive letter

Please reply back, clarifying what I said above, and also if what I said to do resolves it.

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Hello, new desperate forum member here.

I originally was working on removing some bookmark dll issue popup message on my dad's laptop (ASUS). Before I found a way to resolve the issue by editing a task in the task scheduler, I downlaoded and ran the Advanced SystemCare on the laptop to run all the scans. I noticed one of the scans said the Intel Display Audio driver was outdated so I went ahead and told the software to go ahead and download/install the latest driver and when I rebooted it was stuck on some windows update so I rebooted and manually installed the drivers from Intel myself. I even ran Driver Reviver to ensure the drivers on the laptop looked good.

Soon after that I went ahead and fixed the bookmark dll issue but also noticed that about 5 minutes of activity, the laptop suddenly freezes. It has progressively gotten worse to the point where now, it freezes immediately once I login with my windows credentials.

I am able to log into safe mode with networking without any issues. NO hanging.

I have attached the results from the SF Diagnostic Tool for your reference (ran in Safe mode). Would greatly appreciate any assistance you can provide. Thanks!

A:Desktop freezing immediatly after I login

Also, when I go into msconfig, the issue is also not seen when I choose "Diagnostic startup". If I choose Selective startup, (both Load system services and load startup items boxes checked) the issue occurs again.

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my acer locks up at login and im unable to get in, i tried a repair with my xp pro cd and all was going well up untill i had to put in my product key and it locked up at the first key stroke. I checked the bios and saw that my extended memory was ok. Can I get some help on this problem?

A:Laptop keyboard freezing up at login


have you tried an external keyboard ?


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Hello - my husband has a Sony Vaio laptop. Tonight he went to wake it up from sleep mode and it said that the computer had been locked and only an administrator could unlock it. Well of course he is the administrator. He moved the mouse and the notice disappeared (weird). Then he went to open Google Chrome and it said Google Chrome has crashed. A strange error message then popped up which we of course didn't write down because in that moment we didn't realize much was wrong. We decided to restart.

After restart, the computer appears to be booting normally and then gets to the Vaio welcome screen where a Windows XP dialog box pops up that says Windows is starting up. This eventually becomes a dialog box asking for username and password. The username field is populated with his username and the password field has a non-blinking cursor. You can't click or type in the password field nor can you click "ok" or "options" below it. The mouse moves but nothing can be done. Also, this laptop has a fingerprint reader (we never set that up) and the little icon for the reader appears in the upper left hand corner of the screen. If you hover the mouse over that it turns to the hourglass.

I've tried starting in safe mode and safe mode with command prompt. Neither gets me anywhere. They eventually show the same Windows XP dialog box that says Windows is starting up, but never get to the username and password screen. In safe mode, after it sits there... Read more

A:laptop freezing on login screen

for the future do not use sleep/hibernation causes nowt but hassle

do you have xp disc if so http://michaelstevenstech.com/XPrepairinstall.htm

if you have no disc then get one if possible from someone else, if thats a no no then you are going to need to repair/reinstall at some point, sony may be able to provide a disc if the lappy came from them without one
did the lappy have a image of xp on it to repair , like hit f12 on start up to access recovery ??

go to reply no. 5
other options but not likely to work but you never know is a bios reset , remove battery press power button for 30 secs leave all off for 30 mins , put back together

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I am currently expeiriencing terrible freezing lag after logging in and loading. I can't click on anything, programs won't open or take 20-30 mins to load, and the start menu bar is freezing something terrible. But safe mode with networking works perfectly.
It all started after I closed out World of Warcraft and opened another game, Rollercoaster Tycoon 3. The game wouldn't load and everything froze and I had to do a hard reset. After that, nothing worked except in safe mode. I did 2 different restores with the same results. The freezing/extreme lag problem is still there and I have no idea what to do.

A:After login/startup freezing (Win7)

Hello and welcome Creptix get into safe mode mate and run these for starters



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SOLVED: In the end I had to do a clean factory default wipe of my C: and reinstall windows 7.
I have lost a lot of stuff, but my entire D: full of important data was saved. Alt + F10 at boot.
Hope this helps someone else.

Edit: I've managed to get chkdsk working via the cmd console after selecting "fix computer" from post menu. I have found that many many many segments are unreadable and assume the drive is busted. If anyone has any ideas, or methods of correcting this short of formatting it please let me know. Otherwise I will send it in to acer, thankfully it is still under warranty!

I own an aspire timelineX 4820tg with 4th ram and windows 7.
I use avg antivirus, and have had zero problems on it since I got it.
It has a switchable graphics card mode to save battery power.

That out of the way here is my problem.
Windows boots up okay, offers a dskchk. Okay fine I'll run it.
It stops around 5% sometimes 1% and I'm forced to hard reset it.

Next round I skip the check and load windows normally.
I log in with my password, and then after a while the start bar comes up and the freezing starts. I can move my mouse around, but clicking on anything will result in nothing for ages. Sometimes the action goes through but most apps or explored windows immediately go "not responding".

I have a short window to open the task manager and do some stuff but after a while even this ends up with huge delays. I presume this is a corrupt file on my C: but without chkdsk... Read more

A:Explored.exe freezing continually after login.

Very sorry that you are having problem. Step one is to see if the hard drive is actually the problem
Test Hard Drive HD Diagnostic or this test www.tacktech.com/display.cfm?ttid=287
The first thing to do is to back up your stuff just in case
If this is negative, I think that we can resolve your problems.

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I installed 8.1 for the first time on my new upgraded desktop just a few days ago and made sure all my drivers were correct from the Gigabyte website. Sometimes mostly on a cold boot after I enter my password and log on, the pc will go to desktop then to freeze/lock up. Sometimes I can move the mouse and use ctrl+alt+del but i cant click anything on the desktop, I only see core temp loaded in the bottom right but the temp doesn't move. I think Gforce is the next app that loads. There are times where I don't see the mouse but I can right click and get the sub menu but cant click any of the menu options. It pretty weird.

The only thing I can do is hard reset and usually the 2nd time im fine. Once im logged in successfully im fine for the rest of the day. So this issue lies somewhere involving start-up and not every time. Im not really sure where to start trouble shooting. Iv had this copy of 8.1 on another pc before and was fine.

Gigabyte z97X-Gaming3 Mobo
i7 4790K
Crucial 240g ssd, seagate 500g HDD, Maxtor/seagate 1TB HDD

A:New install 8.1 freezing/locking up after login.

I would get a hold of Gigabyte. You could find a mom & pop shop in your area and take it in there for them to look at it. They would have the proper testing equipment to check voltages, etc..

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New PC
What happens is, my PC goes through the POST thing, when the motherboard page comes up.
It also passes through the little bar loader that looks like:
[ ||| ] but after it gets past that, the mouse cursor comes up, I can move it, but the egg timer appears, and my whole system locks up
the fans are still running but I can't move the mouse, and consequently I can't reach the Windows Vista shining logo, nor the login page

As I said, brand new PC, radeon 4850, E8600 duo core, 4gb ram

please halp, i've just got it and I don't know whats wrong

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Hi, I have windows vista on another laptop - a samsung r60 and it keeps freezing at start up. Can't get past the user log in screen. At first, last known good configuration would start the laptop but now even that doesn't work. It's been running slowly for months before and a mcaffee scan revealed no viruses. Can't do a system restore because there are no restore points - would restore system state work and how do I do this please? Or can you offer any other advice? Have also tried directory service repair. Many thanks, Terri

A:Vista freezing - can't get past login screen

Try booting with the Vista DVD and choose Startup Repair.

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For the past few days, my Samsung laptop has taken to freezing randomly. I'll leave the computer for 5 minutes, come back and try to click something, and the whole thing will be frozen. I can't click on anything, and control alt delete won't work (or it
will finally show up after I sit there waiting for several minutes). Now, today, when I woke up and turned on my computer, when I got to the login screen, I couldn't type anything in the box, nor could I click anything. After a while, the dots showed up when
I typed, but nothing happened when I clicked enter. Control alt delete does nothing. I've had this computer since 2013. Is it done for, or is there anything I can do? (I should also add that it recently installed quite a few Windows updates. Not sure if that
had anything to do with it.)

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xp pro sp3
amd athlon 64 4000+ 2.41ghz
2gigs ram
gigabyte mobo

No problem for a long, long time when a couple days ago i get the malware defense funtimes with some bundled trojans. After some fiddling i ran housecall, malwarebytes, combofix and cc cleaner and was all clear but all of a sudden my computer would hang and then freeze moments after i login to windows in normal mode.

Runs fine in safemode UNLESS i try to run chkdsk /r at whichpoint it freezes when loading up after i restart after being prompted to in order for it tp get down to business. chkdsk /r also freezes if run from the repair console. In order to get safemode working again i need to run windows in normal mode, cancel the chkdsk when it attempts to start (or else it will freeze after a few moments of being in normal mode as per usual) then restart in safemode.

chkdsk will run in /p and recognizes some damaged sectors.

loading the easytune sofware that came with the mobo before it locks up in normal mode it tells me my system fan is not working, but that my cpu temp is only like 25 degrees C. To try to fix this I opened up my box and cleaned it all out: sure enough my system fan was nasty dusty but after cleaning it out it still tells me the same stuff.
Help a brother out.


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I was using my DVD burner software fine one day and then the next day it would freeze. So I rebooted, then I had the issue with the login. I could not click on the user login icon and I tried 2 different mice. (mouse?) I can use the arrow key to highlight my user icon and then type in my password and I get in fine, but it seems weird to me that I can no longer click on them. So I uninstalled the burning software and then reinstalled it and it seemed to be working fine again and I was able to login normally by clicking on the icon. Then today I started to have the burner problem again and I posted on their board and they recommended what I already did, so I thought I'd try it again and make sure all files were deleted this time. But then I saw there was one .dll file I could not get rid of, so I posted on their board and am waiting to hear the answer on that. Now the problem is even after this software was uninstalled I am again having the same problem with clicking on login. So tonight I was taking an online survey and downloaded some software for virtual shopping and then that froze my computer. (This is a trusted site I've been working on for years.) Everything else was working fine, surfing the internet, microsoft word, etc. So now I am wondering if its an issue with my system since I have uninstalled both of these programs that initially froze my computer but I am still having the problem with logging in again.
Ran CCleaner, Malware Bytes, and Super AntiSpyware.... Read more

A:Can't click on Wins XP user login icons...freezing

Ok this is weird, now I'm having the same problem with my laptop. All of a sudden I can't click on anything with my mouse or laptop mouse. So I was finally able to get to windows updates and downloaded them but now it's doing the same. It's like I have to try a bunch of times until anything responds.

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Hi, my windows was set up like this:
C: windows 7
F: all user accounts inluding default user ( users folder ) are on F drive.
I imaged windows, and restored it on a different PC.
On another HDD, I assigned it as F: and put a copy of the user folders on there.

But now when it goes to log in, a profile unable to login service error comes up...!!

Is it have to do with the F drive?

Is there something other than just the Drive letter, that windows looks for when searching for the users folder to login? Like HDD id/serials or something like that?

How can I fix this, it driving me crazy for too long!!

A:!! Restored image of windows, now wont login, login service error!!

OK, its definitely because windows cant assign the HDD as F: because it hasn't recognized it before.

So, then, is there any way to add the HDD ID and assigned letter, to the windows registry BEFORE restoring the image ( ie before imaging)??

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

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

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

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

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


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My father's HP Envy started freezing at the login screen. A system test indicates the hard drive smart check failed. The failure ID is: U4V6MV-6T18KL-MFGJWK-608F03. Does anyone know what the failure ID means?

A:HP Envy freezing at login. Hard drive smart check failed.

Hello @robwazzu,  Sorry to know !! Whenever the Hard Disk Short/Long DST test fails that indicates that the Hard Disk Drive has failed and that requires a replacement to resolve the issue HP will provide a replacement Hard Disk Drive if the Notebook warranty is Active, If not you need buy a SATA Hard Disk Drive from a retail shop nearby. Please Contact HP if your HP Notebook is under warranty, HP would replace the Hard Disk Drive and provide you a Recovery media to restore factory operating system after replacement (if you've not yet created Recovery Discs/USB Media) Note: Back up all the personal data to an external drive if it's possible. Otherwise you could connect the failed HDD via SATA to USB adapter with another PC or same PC after replacement of HDD & re-installation of OS and try copying /recovering the files. You can also refer to the below shown link for further supporthttp://www.wikihow.com/Recover-Data-from-the-Hard-Drive-of-a-Dead-Laptop Please click on the link In order to Identify, Prevent, Diagnose & Recover from Drive Failures on HP Notebook Hard Drives & Solid State Drives :http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c02876562.pdf  You can Check your warranty Here to verify the status and Click Here to order a new Hard Drive.   Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again !!  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button... Read more

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Specs: HD: 1T|WD 7K 64M SATAIII WD1002FAEX




*CPU: INTEL|CORE I5 3570K 3.4G 6M R


So my computer randomly restarted while playing world of warcraft, which I had just recently downloaded. It let me play while it downloaded more of the game. Like an idiot I ignored it when it randomly restarted and booted the game up again. It restarted again but now freezes somewhere between the logo screen with the loading icon, the black screen before login, and one time I got to the login screen. Always freezes though. I have no problem running in safe mode.

Sfc comes back with 0 integrity violations.

While checking system logs, I'm getting hundreds of errors. Mostly all DCOM error 1084.

They all have these codes:


B52D54BB-4818-4EB9-AA80-F9EACD371DF8 (mostly this one)


A few say say :

e60687f7-01a1-40aa-86ac- db1cbf673334

Even while running in safe mode, I occasionally get the dd522acc error. But it's still running.

I'm also getting about 13 "Service Control Manager" errors. Some of which say this:

mrxsmb service depends on the rdbss service which failed to start because of the following error: a device attached to the system is not functioning.

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A:Freezing before login. Safe mode shows tons of DCOM errors

Hi there,

In safe mode, run your virus and anti-spyware scans and see if the programs pick up anything. Make sure you choose the comprehensive scans(NOT quick scans).

Hope everything works out well for you and feel free to ask more questions.

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Specs: HD: 1T|WD 7K 64M SATAIII WD1002FAEX




*CPU: INTEL|CORE I5 3570K 3.4G 6M R


So my computer randomly restarted while playing world of warcraft, which I had just recently downloaded. It let me play while it downloaded more of the game. Like an idiot I ignored it when it randomly restarted and booted the game up again. It restarted again but now freezes somewhere between the logo screen with the loading icon, the black screen before login, and one time I got to the login screen. Always freezes though. I have no problem running in safe mode.

Sfc comes back with 0 integrity violations.

While checking system logs, I'm getting hundreds of errors. Mostly all DCOM error 1084.

They all have these codes:


B52D54BB-4818-4EB9-AA80-F9EACD371DF8 (mostly this one)


A few say say :

e60687f7-01a1-40aa-86ac- db1cbf673334

Even while running in safe mode, I occasionally get the dd522acc error. But it's still running.

I'm also getting about 13 "Service Control Manager" errors. Some of which say this:

mrxsmb service depends on the rdbss service which failed to start because of the following error: a device attached to the system is not functioning.

The nsi service depends on the nsiproxy service which failed to start because of the foll... Read more

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I tried to install win xp pro sp3, but didnt complete installation.
next time i start up it shows, choose ur OS
windows xp professional
windows xp professional installation
default is the later with 3 seconds delay time. I tried to change this by going to
My computer<Properties<Advanced<Startup and Recovery<Settings
There i select windows xp professional as the default one and by editing it delete the text that reads as "non-execute,....windows xp professional installation", and save the text file then apply and Ok.

Next time i startup windows won't login, but it keeps on restarting.
Tried the safe modes, couldn't login either.
Tried using the XP pro CD to Repair windows but sadly i didn't have a recovery portion disks.
As a last resort i tried to install the OS from the cd, the result was even worse, as it shows an error message as
txtsetup.sif file missing, couldnt load setup..
I have no idea what else to do now, please help me out.

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This has never happened before. When I turn on the computer, the two accounts show up (both administrator) but whenever I click either of them, the screen just shows the Windows 7 login screen for a while without any text then sends me back to the account selection. This happens when I select either of the accounts, one of them also has a password but that doesn't show up either.

(also don't know a lot about computers ;-; )

EDIT : When I turned on the computer, it went through updates where it says Starting Windows with the Windows logo. Maybe this helps.

A:Can't login to Windows 7. Sends me back to login screen every time.

Same thing happened to me since the update yesterday.

( just to clarify Is this the same problem ? I posted a video Windows Error - YouTube )

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