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Z70-80 Win10 Home windows signon won't go away

Q: Z70-80 Win10 Home windows signon won't go away

I do not want the initial windows login, the one that appears directly after power up. Netplwiz is blank where asking if users should be required to login. Login is disabled in some other place (I forget ) as well. Yet I have to enter my name and a PIN every time this powers up. Please steer me to place this can be permanently disabled. Thanks~

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Preferred Solution: Z70-80 Win10 Home windows signon won't go away

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I have a computer with W10 and it has two accounts.  One of the accounts signs  on to the local server and the other user account signs on to another([email protected])  The latter userid brings up all the icons on the desktop with all the
apps he uses but does not sign on to the local server which then gives them access to the local network.  But when the local server id signs on, he then doesn't get the appl icons on his desktop.  How do I "combine" the two.  
I'm too tired to figure it out by reading all the forums and support info.

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How do I setup a signon in XP Home edition for my grandson so he cannot access the Internet???

Thanks in advance for any help.


A:Signon in XP Home Edition

HardNSoft said:

How do I setup a signon in XP Home edition for my grandson so he cannot access the Internet???

Thanks in advance for any help.

HarryClick to expand...
start/control panel/user accounts

Set up a new account and lock out any internet browsers for that account.

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I would like to upgrade my OS from win10 home to win10 pro. As my pc is still under warranty I assume that I have to go through Dell to do this. 
I have tried Sales who referred me to Tech Support, who the referred me back to Sales!!
All I need to know is can I do this, where do I download the key/installer and how much is it?
Any ideas?

A:How do I upgrade my OS from win10 home to win10 pro?

Normally, you go to the Microsoft store and purchase an upgrade license.  The upgrade is not a new install, but an upgrade from within Win 10.
After that is done, you will have a License registered for the Pro version and from then on you will be able to do a clean install of the Pro version.
Once you do that, the Dell recovery options may not work correctly, but I haven't actually tried it.  I have use the Win 10 recovery drive to go back to factory specs.

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I cannot get past the signon screen; it tries then goes back to signon again. I did a hard reset(remove battery, hold power for 15 seconds, replug AC and turned on) but no different. I hit ESC at reboot, tried F11(recovery) and that failed. I tried hitting F8 at startup to get to safemode but that never showed the options.Some of the errors I see after going into ESC menu:Product id: XH002UA#ABAHard disk 1Failure id: GU139X-5948B4-9XL03F-60SP03Short DST: Failed Also got -> Bad_system_config-info I would think my harddrive is ok since I get the signon screen, can enter my password, and I see my photo.Any ideas is much appreciated..

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I'm downloading a fresh iso from Tech Bench using method 1 on this tutorial Windows 10 ISO Download everything I see indicates a single iso from either Tech Bench (method 1) or using the MCT (method 2) has both Home and Pro editions. If this is the case then I only need one USB W10 x64 iso to cover both editions, and as a boot option to repair if needed.

I have four computers, my desktop, and laptop with W10 Home and Pro 64x, my wife has two laptops still on Win7, one Home and one Pro both 64x. The laptop with Win7 Pro is getting W10 today, I'm downloading the Tech Bench iso right now to have it if the "Upgrade Now" choice fails on method 2 of the tutorial above.

TIA for any replies, just want to make sure what I read is how it works.

A:Are Win10 Home and Pro editions on the same iso?

Windows 10 Home and Windows 10 Pro is included in the same ISO file. You need to install/upgrade to either one, that is supported to your existing windows version.

If the ISO is already downloaded, I personally find the "upgrade now" way is slower than the Point 7 on this Tutorial:

7. To Upgrade to Windows 10 with an ISO file
A) If you have not already, you will need to download a Windows 10 ISO file.

B) In Windows 8, 8.1, or 10, mount the ISO file, and go to step 9 below.

C) In Windows 7, you will need to extract the files in the ISO to a new folder on your desktop, open the folder, and go to step 9 below.

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Moin moin Guys and Hello

Just happened to run into thisIssue, so wanted to let you know

Win10 Home, new Installation(clean System, newly setup), keeps claiming - no Activation possible - for all Saturday
Turned into activated at Sunday

So Patience will be needed here to
----- Diese Signatur ist in Ihrem Land leider nicht verf?gbar

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i have
1- desktop- win10 gateway DHCP
2-laptop win10 LAN static IP
3-laptop WIN8 wifi
4- 2 phones and a tablet WIFI
5- broadcom, LAN and WIFI router
6- samsung TV- LAN static IP model LA40D55 connected by HDMI to win10 laptop(2)

every time the win10 laptop(2) is on no device can connect to the wifi
as soon i turn off the win10 laptop(2) all devices connect normally to the WIFI

extra tests
test 1
on win10 laptop(2)
lan cable disconnected
and still wifi is disabled (!!?!?!!) if win10 laptop(2) is on
i disconnected the HDMI cable and wifi was back on !!?!?!!

test 2
win10 laptop(2)
lan cable connected
HDMI cable disconnected
wifi works

test 3
win10 laptop(2)
lan cable connected
HDMI connected
TV lan cable disconnected
wifi not working

test 4
win10 laptop(2)
lan cable disconnected
HDMI connected
TV lan cable disconnected
wifi not working

after more testing:
to get home wifi to work i need the HDMI cable disconnected in the computer side
plugged in the computer but disconnected in the TV didn't help

wen "win10 laptop(2)" was "win7 laptop(2)" all worked
it only started after i got win10 on the laptop

how can i fix this?
wat is happening? ?!?!?

A:win10 disables home wifi

Is there a MAC address conflict somewhere?

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Hi there, I have Lenovo Yoga 920 with preinstalled Windows 10 HOME. Recently I faced the problem with failed Windows auto update that resulted in system failure and boot in recovery mode. Than I realized that the disk was encrypted via Bitlocker although official support from Microsoft said the Bitlocker is active only on WIN10 Pro version. As I had only WIN10 HOME, I was not able to get the recovery Bitlocker code from my Microsoft account. The recovery software required the Bitlocker recovery key for each recovery option, thus I was not able to do anyting else than a new clean installation with all data on the disk lost (most of the data was backupped, but the installation of all SW and customization of settings took hours).This seems to be a trap with no chance to win - every next incident that will require some type of system recovery will result in the same situation. Therefore I seek for the solution how to disable the Bitlocker encryption to be able to recover the system without need of Bitlocker recovery key (that I cannot obtain on WIN10 HOME) to my common settings and data. Radek

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I have a problem on my Acer aspire 4740g laptop after downloading the latest windows anniversary update, the disk usage is always on 100% and the acer updater client is failing to start all the times. Could you please assist? as I've followed many solution online with no luck.

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Yumi has performed his works and arranged a multiboot USB Stick.
After Rebbot and start from USB Stick all three Windows types ( 32Bit Home, 64 Bit home and 64 Bit PRo) were available.
But on Stick there is only 3 GB used for Windows.
In total all three iso files have size of 9 GB approx.

Is Yumi able to use windows.installer with three different Windows10 versions?


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I am about to build my next computer based on GA X470 Aorus Ultra and AMD Ryzen 5 2600X. I am in Australia.
I do have an original Win7 home premium 64. Should I install the latter, will I be able to upgrade to Win10 Pro 64?
Thanks for your advice

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[/PHP] I was following a recommended step by step, I got as far as system Protection, then the window went down into the Task bar and I cannot go any further, as I cannot get it to come back up to full screen.
I am sight challenged, and am in the middle of customising my chosen theme.
Basically, I have lost the text on my sign in screen, it's hit or miss if I can actually get into the computer so want to create a restore point, (first one) to get back to where I actually could see the text again.
I bought this new computer tower & monitor in July 2016, still trying to tweak the theme. As I really have no idea what I am changing, when I change things I tried doing it one change at a time, but obviously that didn't work.
Can you advise how I can get to create a restore point, please? I never had any problems doing this in WIN XP PRO.
As I am sight challenged, I need step-by-step, not screenshots, as I cannot see them (too much white).
Thanks in advance
Sorry I do not know what a PHP is...and I must say the format this information is in is very scary, why can't you lovely programmers/developers remember us un-educated folks out here & make WIN10 more user friendly. I guess, more like WI... Read more

A:How do I create a restore point in WIN10 Home 64 bit I got as far as..

Hello Sylvia, and welcome to Ten Forums.

You might see if you may be able to use the tutorial below to drag the System Protection window back onscreen if it went offscreen some how.


If you like, here's a tutorial below for a "Create Instant System Restore Point" shortcut that will make it easy to create one on demand.

System Restore Point shortcut - Create in Windows 10

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I am trying to solve my upgrading issue without buying Windows 10 Home, but have not succeeded in finding the solution yet. Anyone with experiences or good ideas?

A:Upgrading from win7 Enterprise to Win10 Home


This thread is from June last year but I should think the position remains the same.


Some Windows editions are not eligible for the free Windows 10 upgrade. These include Windows RT/RT 8.1, Windows 7 Enterprise and Windows 8/8.1 Enterprise. The Enterprise editions are geared toward large organizations, which typically have their own licensing agreements with Microsoft.

Which edition of Windows 10 will you get for free? - CNET

Looks like you may be out of luck.

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Ok, finally I am going to use my Dell XPS 13 for the original purpose i bought it for and I want to install a Linux OS on it. I no longer need the windows OS on my ultrabook. instead I want to transfer it to my home PC. I ran slmgr.vbs /dlv and it says the following:
Product Key Channel: Retail
So this means I can deactivate the license on my XPS 13 and reuse it on my home Desktop correct?

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Installed Win10 on my PC. Everything works perfect except this.

I use my notepad a lot and would really like to get this straightened out.

As of now: Ctrl + Home goes to the front of my current line. Ctrl + End goes the the end of my current line. It should take me to the top of the page or the end of the page. Page Up and Page Down work correctly. Ctrl + Home/End works correctly in every program except for notepad.

Any help?

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I bought the Yoga730 with Win10home system couple days ago ,and installed the Win10education system later by mistake, however, the laptop doesn't work now. I want to reinstall the Win10 home system, How can I do it? Thank you a lot!

A:Yoga730 reinstall the win10 home systen

Easiest thing to do is call support if its under warranty and ask for a recovery USB or you can download online recovery.  Below is the support number.  Below that is link to download/order recovery.


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Hello can you please tell me if it is possible to transfer my Windows 10 Home OEM (anniversary update) licence that i got by upgrading from Windows 8.1 Home OEM to a new PC, that is, i just want to upgrade my motherboard and cpu, ssd because of poor perfomance?
Can I use the process that they added in the new anniversary update, that if you connect your licence to a Microsoft account you will be able to transfer it?

Also once i transfer it, can i switch back to a local account and have it activated?
Hope you help

A:Transfer licence to new motherboard Win10 Home AV

The way I understand it, that is the idea of that wizard....

What I'd like to know is if it's perpetual.. i.e how many different h/w scenarios can it be tansferred to ...(like eg. FPP Retail keys have a max of up to 10 activations)

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Just got a new Lenovo laptop with Win-10 Home to replace my older Win-7Pro laptop.

This laptop has a whole bunch of junk software that Lenovo has installed.

I was wondering what the best way is:
- backup the system so in case I need to, I can reset to factory configuration
- wipe out everything on HDD
- install Win-10 from scratch and only programs that I need

Any pointers/suggestions would be appreciated.

Final question - can I install Win-7 pro on this laptop with my older license (old laptop is no longer being used) and use the free upgrade to upgrade to Win-10 Pro?

Thank you for your assistance.

A:Fresh install on new laptop w/Win10-Home

1. Back up of everything: periodic disk imaging is the way to go.. I prefer Aomei Backupper (free is good)- many prefer the free version of Macrium Reflect although this lacks incremental imaging, being a version of an excellent commercial product.
2. Try this to remove unwanted stuff conveniently:
The PC Decrapifier
(Says it works with Win 10)
I used it a long time ago.. a neat convenience tool.

A clean install means getting and creating the installation medium and 2+ hours to install.

I think the answer to your last is yes, unless it's an OEM license.

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Good morning,

Last night I had to do a clean install of Windows 10 Home because of some corrupted files. While in the process of setting up I selected to connect to the Internet with my 'Wifi' connection. Prior to reinstalling Win 10 I had always used my 'Ethernet' connection

My Ethernet is still wired but I can't figure out how to enable that and disable my 'wireless' connection?

Any easy to understand directions would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks and regards,

A:how to go from WiFi Connection to Ethernet in Win10 Home?

Once you plug in the ethernet cable it should switch over from wifi to LAN automatically.

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I purchased Win10 Home in order to install it on the secondary drive of my Dell Precision 6700M. There are a few videos there, as well as a file named, msdia80.dll. What is this file, and should I delete it? Or can I install this OS without affecting it?

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I have recently upgraded to Win10. My computer has a 120gb SSD & 1tb HDD.

When I tried to enable system restore, the SSD is greyed out (c but the HDD is not (d

Any idea how to enable this?

I see some post suggesting gpedit.msc, but that not an option in the home version that I can see.


A:How do I enable system restore in Win10 home? (SSD greyed out)

This should tell you System Protection - Turn On or Off for Drives in Windows 10

Then this should tell you how to create a restore point System Restore Point - Create in Windows 10

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I recently purchased a Dell Inspiron 3650 with Win10 Home installed. I didn't buy the Win10 Pro version from Dell because I had a Retail copy of Win7 Pro that I was going to install and then upgrade to Win10 Pro. What happens every time (on my third clean Win7 Pro install try now) is that my fully licensed and activated Win7 Pro machine wants to "upgrade" to Win10 Home.

This is not my first rodeo. I have upgraded many of the machines here from Win7 Pro and Ultimate to Win10 Pro without a problem. This includes Vostro 260s, Optiplex 3020s and Inspiron 3847s. This Inspiron 3650 has been a problem from day 1. I've even done a few friends Win7 Home to Win10 Home upgrades on various machines without problem. Anybody have a clue WHY this box won't upgrade to Win10 Pro?

A:Dell 3650 want to upgrade from retail Win Pro to Win10 Home.

Upgrade using a Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 8 Pro, or Windows 8.1 Pro product key
Follow these steps to upgrade from Windows 10 Home if you have a Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8 Pro Pack, Windows 8.1 Pro, or Windows 8.1 Pro Pack product key:

Select the Start  button, then select Settings > Update & security > Activation.
Select Change product key, and then enter this 25-character default product key: VK7JG-NPHTM-C97JM-9MPGT-3V66T

This default product key will upgrade your device to Windows 10 Pro, but won't activate it.

Select Next to upgrade to Windows 10 Pro.
After your device is upgraded to Windows 10 Pro, you'll need to activate Windows. Select the Start button, then select Settings > Update & security > Activation.
Select Change product key, and then enter your 25-character Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8 Pro Pack, Windows 8.1 Pro, or Windows 8.1 Pro Pack product key.
Select Next to activate Windows 10 Pro.

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Okay, I'm at a total loss here.

I have looked everywhere, Google, this forum, everywhere, and I cannot fin the answer. I've tried RegEdit, EoA, Personalization, Iris control panel, and NVIDIA control panel. The entire 9 yards, and probably 9 more.

MY DESKTOP WILL NOT STAY AT THE IMAGE THAT I SET IT AT. Every time I restart the computer, the desktop background will start out at my set image, then go back to the black screen. My icons stay where they are, and what's set to be on my desktop, but the image goes black. Is there a way that anyone can help me? I don't know if it's Samsung's fiddling with it, or otherwise, but it's truly, properly irritating.

Thanks in advance.


*EDIT* Figured it out. It was Samsung's ECO Mode.

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Just bought Aspire E14 running WIN10 Home Edition. Can I upgrade my OS WIN10 Home to WIN10 Pro??  THANKS.

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Issue: 16 GB of ram physically installed but only 8 GB is showing at BIOS.
It was working fine until I CMOS reset and removed all ram then installed it again. I tried all combination, tried one at a time and tested all slots. Any combination only shows 8 GB at BIOS.
Upgraded BIOS version to latest A12 but no change.
Please anyone has idea, what should I do ?

A:Only 8 of 16 GB recognized at BIOS - XPS 8500, i7-3770, Win10 Home...

High density quad rank ram is not compatible.

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I've built an entirely new system over the last few days and I'm having some unexpected issues with Windows 10 Home x64 and it's driving me insane. This new build, and all components in the build are brand new... Software wise, I purchased a new key and used the Microsoft Windows Media Creation Tool to perform a fresh install. The other PCs in my home run Windows 10 with no little to no issues at all so I'm very concerned that I have a driver/hardware issue.

Build Components

Installation Procedure
Initial Boot to UEFI - Verified All Peripheral's Connected and Configured UEFI Settings (SSD & HDD set to AHCI) to allow boot priority to SSD & USB.RESTART - Booted to USB with Media Creation Tool. Selected SSD on SATA Port 0 for installation.INSTALL - No issues encountered, rebooted and installed LAN drivers to access internet. Began driver installation for MB, SSD and GPU. Restarted for windows updates and updated UEFI to latest version.Boot Failure - Windows Logo with black screen, no cursor. Restarted and entered UEFI to check boot settings, noticed a "Windows Boot Manager Port 0 SSD" and "SSD Port 0" option. Set to Windows Boot Manager, restarted and failed twice. Set to SSD and failed twice. Set to Windows Boot Manager and it finally booted to desktop. Some failures were a blue windows 10 logo with no mouse, no circle, nothing... other times "Preparing for Automatic Recovery" and one occasion it hung on t... Read more

A:New Build - Win10 Home x64 - 2x BSODs, Partial Boot Issue

Both dumpfiles blames your Killer network drivers.
The drivers are from Timestamp: Mon Apr 27 21:36:50 2015 (553E8FD2) predating windows 10.
Update your Bigfoot Lan driver from http://www.gigabyte.us/products/prod...1&RWD=0#driver

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I'm a W98SE user who got a newer system ...has W2K on it...I have read various things about sign-ons, etc...but still not sure how to get what I wish..IF it's possible...I have created an ID with Power User...I want that ID to show up when I boot but it just shows standard Administrator...having to type in pswd is fine BUT don't want to type in both user/pswd...is there a way to do so?

Ideally I would like to have my Power User auto-logon and have option to signon with pswd reqd to be keyed as Admin when needed...is there some registry tweaks to do so if needed?

Also, is there a way to see (or constantly show) which user ID I'm signed on as?

A:New to W2K! How do I get it to signon to OTHER than Admin?

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it only started happening recently, but cant pinpoint an exact timeframe, except that i installed like 10-15 programs (on a new comp) at once (well, one at a time, reboot) ...

before, i would sign on, would sign on fast and easy ...

now, i sign on, and AIM signs on, gets to bring up the buddy list, and just like freezes there for like 5-10 seconds...then finally brings up the total buddy list ...

whats wrong? anyone have any ideas?

A:{RESOLVED}AIM and signon

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Single Sign on doesnot work on most computers in my network(Windows7).

I have a dotnet based application on which single signon doesnot work. it keeps on asking for credentials and i can see the error 401: unauthorized: access is denied due to invalid credentials

I have a OU where i have my all my computers.
and the ou has a group which is local admin to it(Restricted GPO) as well as the group has access to some localpolicies

Backup up files and directories
Dubug Programs
Manage auditing and security logs
Restore Files and directories
Take ownership of files or other objects.

When i add my domain user to this group then my single singon works else it doesnot work.

I have reset my browser settings to default add it to trusted(under local intranet).
then tried enabling local policies like
Network Security : configure encryption types allowed for kerberos
Network Security : LAN Manager authentication level.

Still did not work. single singon is not working still please do guide me.

A:single signon

Hi I was a bit surprised how many search results on this there was
Did you look at any of them ?
error 401: unauthorized: access is denied due to invalid credentials - Bing
This one from Microsoft,
You receive an "HTTP Error 401.1 - Unauthorized: Access is denied due to invalid credentials" error message when you try to access a Web site that is part of an IIS 6.0 application pool

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I have had hotmail acct for years, within last week or so I have been asked for password every time I try to access my mail. Previously this only would happen if I had shut down my computer, or there was a power outage for example. Nothing like that has occurred and I haven't changed any of my settings, but it is requesting sign on even though I have it checked to SAVE my sign on/password info. If this a MSN change?

A:Hotmail signon EVERY time?

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I recently got a SSD and just installed Win7 on it. I had 99 windows updates which were installed yesterday.

When the updates were done and it restarted, I tried to sign on. The image and password box disappeared like normal, but I still saw the sign on page background and it never made it to the desktop, so I did a hard shutdown. I was able to sign in just fine after this. I played some games and a few hours later, I shut it down. It froze with the message "Shutting Down..." on the screen and never made it. Another hard shutdown.

I was able to sign in and shutdown just fine after restarting.

One thing to note is that I ran a theme patcher before the updates (wasn't aware they were being downloaded). This changes shsvcs.dll, themeui.dll, and uxtheme.dll. I'm assuming these aren't changed in the updates. Maybe they are.

I was wondering if anyone might know what caused this. Should I restore to before the updates? I'm going to check the error logs when I get home to see if something happened at either of these times. I'm thinking I might run "sfc /scannow" as well just to be sure.

tl;dr - Installing 99 updates. Wasn't able to sign on afterwards. Restarted and signed on, then the OS froze on the shutdown screen. No issues since. Any ideas?

A:Freeze on signon and shutdown


I was able to sign in and shutdown just fine after restarting.

Is everything working correctly now?

If not:

Have you tired to do a system restore to before the updates?

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Hi !! I haven't been here in a while but after reading many post, I can see why people keep coming back. Great people ! great help !! thnaks to all !!
My little issue i have is with a friend of mine. I can remember having the same problem with my computer.

His O/S is Windows XP Home Edition - HP Pavillion P4 1.5ghz 1500mhz - 256 mb

I ran Spybot , Ad-Aware and trend to remove any trojan or virus.
Fond her my hijackthis log , in hope someone can help me with it and clean it up.

The problem he is having is with MSN and some sites.
I can see to connect to hotmail and can't signon to MSN Messenger.
Keeps stating that my password or account doesn't exist. This is an account I use on my laptop and it works great. It seems to me that the IE has revoked MSN or disabled it somehow. How can I get it to worl winout re-installing O/S/
Here's the log for hijackthis:
Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.0
Scan saved at 5:03:09 PM, on 7/17/2004
Platform: Windows XP (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 (6.00.2600.0000)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee VirusScan\Avsynmgr.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee VirusScan\VsStat.exe
C:\Program File... Read more

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Does Bitlocker support single sign-on? 
In our environment (WinXP) a smartcard is required to login. We
have an older disk encryption solution "SafeBoot" but are replacing it with another solution with a move to Windows 7 Enterprise and the Gemalto .NET smartcard. A contractor has recommended  McAfee Endpoint Encryption however in-house
tests discovered the McAfee product doesn't support single sign-on with a smart card on Windows 7.  That is, a user is prompted for their smartcard PIN twice. Once for disk encryption and once to login to Windows. This limitation has been confirmed by
McAfee. Our current implementation of disk encryption has the authentication integrated so the user is not prompted twice which makes us wonder if the McAfee product is right for us. Does bitlocker support single signon?

A:BitLocker single signon?

BitLocker has no relation with the logged on user for decryption. Encryption is system wide and can be unlocked with a system PIN, a system USB or just the TPM in the system. The only user integration I have ever seen is an internal MS development that tracked
the number of failed logons to remove the key material from the TPM.
Short answer: no BitLocker does not have a single signon option in Windows 7.Ray - Author of Windows 7 for XP Professionals

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I allowed an automatic upgrade on my toshiba laptop. I signon using a d-link wireless card. My IP is comcast. I had no trouble signing on before the automatic upgrade to Internet Explorer 7.0. Now I cannot get signed on. The other computers in the house that use wireless are not having this problem. I can sign on to a "favorite" saved site like the yahoo sign on page, but if I enter my sign on, again times out. What is wrong here? Do I need to post a hijack this post for this type of problem? Thanks for any suggestions. Lesley Edit: Moved topic to the more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

A:Downloaded Upgrade To Ie 7.0 On Xp, Now Won't Signon

Not sure what you mean...but are you saying that you cannot connect to your ISP now? You cannot get on the Internet?

Did you contact your ISP to see if there was problem on their end...or to ask for assistance in verifying your settings?


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I'm planning on upgrading to Win10 on my second notebook - I can easily restore it to 7 if need be.

This notebook has Win7 Pro x64 - will I get Win10 Pro or home or whatever else they offer?

I did search the labyrinth of the MS site and could not find an answer.

Thanks for any replies.

A:Win10 "upgrade" - does Pro=Pro and Home=Home?

Home or home premium upgrades to home

Pro or Ultimate upgrades to Pro

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go to Windows 8 Forums

sign up / sign in chat it up FTW

A:let's boost the members count and most signon

I signed up a while ago (wanted my username before someone else took it), but I'm there now and currently updating my profile. Need to add all my same friends again and update everything - seems like it should have defaulted some/more of this stuff from VF but I'll be done soon so no big deal. Maybe I'll actually do a little posting after checking out what's there.

At the moment, it's more like a chat room than a helpful forum - and I prefer to help people to just chatting (though I do like that too from time-to-time) - so I suspect I won't be doing a lot of posting there at present though that may change. I can't believe some people have hundreds of posts already - I notice John had 500!

Maybe I'll just login daily anyway to help with the online numbers (and to get messages and such).

I'll probably see you over there.

Catch you later.

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I have a wierd issue.

I boot up and get to the logon screen, it sits there for approx 3 seconds the re-boots. If I get chance to enter password it tells me incorrect password then re-boots. I can restore system to previous point and log on fine but next time I boot it starts the reboot sequence again. I have started at last good config and it lets me log in but again on next boot it returns to re-boot sequence. I have changed RAM, I have run chkdsk /r , I have scanned with AVG & win defender (when it did boot ok).
Any ideas ??

I am sure the incorrect password is a clue to this, at first I thought a corrupt user account but I have created new and same happens. When as I said I start in last good config I use same password and all is ok ???
Acer aspire 5315 1.5 gig ram , Vista home basic.


A:Vista keeps rebooting at signon screen

I try this first,

In the start menu go to All Programs > Accessories and then right click on Command Prompt and then "run as administrator" and allow it through UAC. when the CMD box appears type
"sfc /scannow" and it will do a scan on all system files and make sure none are corrupt and if they are it will automatically repair them.

give it ago and let me know how you get on

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i cant browse the internet on ie but i can in firefox i also cant sign on to aol. im connectingto the internet through a wireless router. i believe it has to do with spyware. ive ran scanspyware and avg free edition already. hijack this log included.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 12:22:57 PM, on 5/30/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\HPQ\Notebook Utilities\HPWirelessMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exe
C:\Program Files\HPQ\One-Touch\OneTouch.EXE
C:\Program Files\Roxio\Easy CD Creator 5\DirectCD\DirectCD.exe
C:\Program Files\Real\RealPlayer\RealPlay.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell Photo AIO Printer 962\dlbxmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Syst... Read more

A:cant browse on ie and cant signon aol hijack this log included

* Download the trial version of Ewido Security Suite here.
Install it, and update the definitions to the newest files. Do NOT run a scan yet.
* Also Click here to download Nailfix.zip.
Unzip it to the desktop but please do NOT run it yet.
* Click here for info on how to boot to safe mode if you don't already know how.
* Now copy these instructions to notepad and save them to your desktop. You will need them to refer to in safe mode.
* Restart your computer into safe mode now. Perform the following steps in safe mode:
* Once in Safe Mode, double-click on Nailfix.cmd. Your desktop and icons will disappear and reappear, and a window should open and close very quickly --- this is normal.
* Now run Ewido, and run a full scan. Save the logfile from the scan.

* Restart back into Windows normally now.
* Go here and download Ad-Aware SE.

Install the program and launch it.

First in the main window look in the bottom right corner and click on Check for updates now then click Connect and download the latest reference files.

From main window :Click Start then under Select a scan Mode tick Perform full system scan.

Next deselect Search for negligible risk entries.

Now to scan just click the Next button.

When the scan is finished mark everything for removal and get rid of it.(Right-click the window and choose select all from the drop down menu and click Next)

Restart your computer.

* Go here and download Microsoft Antispyware Beta. First in the top menu click... Read more

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Hi folks, I'm posting this one for a friend.
She has a PC that on boot up gets as far as accepting the password and loads the settings but then saves the setting and reverts to the password screen.
All was well with the PC until Norton Anti-virus was loaded. Norton found (Don't faint) 37 viruses. I think the horse had already bolted.

A:Solved: PC booting only as far as the signon screen

I had that problem recently, and fixed it by re-installing Windows.

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just thought I'd let people know there is a solution to the problem of live mail opening when you go to Messenger and displaying your Live inbox without having to sign in which is pretty annoying as other people use my pc !

Just uninstall Live Essentials and reinstall just the Messenger and Photo parts (you can choose !) , it will then reinstall just those two and also the Sky Drive stuff.

So that's solved, back to using Hotmail.

I see this problem popping up frequently so hope this helps others too.


A:LIVE MAIL opening without need for signon

Welcome and Thank you for using your first post to help others. You have the true seven forums spirit. Hope that you visit often

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My MS account four digit pin works fine for sign in with new laptop. But anything I try involving my account elsewhere requires account verify. When entering the pin I get prompted for a seven digit pin? At the same screen, If I request a new pin via email, the request is apparently accepted but no pin is emailed.

Thanks for any advice.

A:Account pin works for signon but not for verify

Sorry, I found the problem. The email with a cryptic pin number was being mailed but was marked somewhere as spam. I'm trying to figure how a message with a title like it has, very legit looking was treated as spam. I had filtering in Kaspersky turned off so not sure how.
I will add that no way am I using such a number to save time when logging in. There is still an issue here in that my four digit pin was working during sign in.

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I'm having Windows Vista home edition on my HP laptop. The issue is, after I signon as Admin or Guest, I just get a dark /balnk screen and no desktop background or any icons, no taskbar etc.

I can access task manager by pressing (ALT+CTRL+DEL), therefore I can bring up the desktop (all icons and taskbar, system tray, quick launch) by initiating the task (explorer.exe) manually from New Task tab.

Please help to get rid of this issue.


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Our computer has mysteriously acquired an unknown password and refuses any signon. We have purposely omitted any signon password (hit return at prompt) because our computers are secure. So the spontaneous injection of a password is problematical. We have tried most recently internally used passwords for applications (starting with the most recent) but nothing works. Short of calling Microsoft does anyone have a suggestion?

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I just bought this computer/tablet and have had it for 2 days. It started up right away and worked fine. Later in the day, I went to use it, I was able to sign on, but then the screen went black - still plugged in. The next day, it started up just fine and I was able to sign on and use the machine, but later in the day the same thing happened - able to sign on but got a black screen. Today, I have tried numerous times and was able to actually get a screen once and tried to troubleshoot on the HP website and my browser shut down and I have not been able use it since - still able to sign on but always get a black screen. I have shut down and restarted numerous times.I really would like to be able to use this machine, but it doesn't appear too promising.Thank you.

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A:HP Pavilion x2 Detachable PC 10 Black Screen after Signon

  Hi @RandiRushe , Thank you for visiting the HP Support Forums and Welcome. Please call our technical support at 800-474-6836. If you live outside the US/Canada Region, please click the link to get the support number for your region. They will be happy to assist you immediately.Thanks.

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Three of four users are logged-off immediately after attempted logon. The administrator/user seems to work fine. Dell support suggests restoring the computer, only eight months old, to factory settings. Bill. :-(Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 16:07:14, on 11/23/2008Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18000)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exeC:\Windows\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktop.exeC:\Program Files\Creative\SBAudigy\Volume Panel\VolPanlu.exeC:\Windows\System32\wpcumi.exeC:\Program Files\Trend Micro\Internet Security\UfSeAgnt.exeC:\Program Files\Dell Photo AIO Printer 926\dlcxmon.exeC:\Program Files\Dell Photo AIO Printer 926\memcard.exeC:\Windows\RtHDVCpl.exeC:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exeC:\Program Files\Dell Support Center\bin\sprtcmd.exeC:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exeC:\Program Files\Trend Micro\Internet Security\TMAS_OE\TMAS_OEMon.exeC:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\TeaTimer.exeC:\Program Files\Digital Line Detect\DLG.exeC:\Program Files\Nikon\NkView5\NkvMon.exeC:\Windows\System32\rundll3... Read more

A:Vista logs all users except admin off immediately after signon

Hi My name is Extremeboy (or EB for short), and I will be helping you with your log.I apologize for the delay in response. We get overwhelmed with logs at times, but we are trying our best to keep up. If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following so I can have a look at the current condition of your machine.If you do not make a reply in 5 days, we will need to close your topic.You may want to keep the link to this topic in your favourites. Alternatively, you can click the button at the top bar of this topic and Track this Topic. The topics you are tracking can be found here.Please take note of some guidelines for this fix:Refrain from making any changes to your computer including installing/uninstall programs, deleting files, modifying the registry, and running scanners or tools. Doing so could cause changes to the directions I have to give you and prolong the time required. Further more, you should not be taking any advice relating to this computer from any other source throughout the course of this fix.If you do not understand any step(s) provided, please do not hesitate to ask before continuing. I would much rather clarify instructions or explain them differently than have something important broken.Even if things appear to be better, it might not mean we are finished. Please continue to follow my instructions and reply back until I give you the "all clean". We do not... Read more

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