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Domain User Stuck at Welcome Screen (school system)

Q: Domain User Stuck at Welcome Screen (school system)

Hello!

I work for a small school in the state of California.
We have every laptop and desktop under a domain. Every student has a network login account as well as teachers.

Teachers ,Faculty and staff have a very smooth time logging into their accounts.(wirelessly and hardwired)

Students have a tough time logging in wirelessly. it takes about ... 5 to 40+ minutes to login. when they login through desktops which are using an Ethernet cable.. it works perfectly fine.

any thoughts, ideas, answers?

if there is any more information i need to supply with please let me know!

Thank you all for the help. much appreciated

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A: Domain User Stuck at Welcome Screen (school system)

Welcome to Seven Forums,

Is there a folder redirection, roaming profile or scripts configured?

Also, on the Student computers that are part of the Domain network, are there a few User Profiles setup in one computer?

How's the DNS configured on the WLAN settings vs the LAN Settings? Are they pointing on 2 different DNS Servers? The preferred configuration is that DHCP and DNS are configured in Windows Server.


Do you have a separate Guest Account for the Students using a separate SSID and network security?

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School is starting, so I was asked to get a laptop from the school. I tried to sign into the credentials the school gave me at home, but it said my domain isn't available. here is the message word for word.
"We cant sign in with this credential because your domain isn't available. make sure your device is connected to your organizations network and try again. if you previously signed in on this device with another credential, you can sign in with that
credential."
I am stuck here and have no where to go. I would be greatly appreciated if you guys can help me out.
Thanks, Carlos 

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Hello everyone, Im new here but I have not been able to find a solution to this issue. I got a user in my domain that cannot log in via fingerprint reader with his Lenovo X1 Carbon that has 8.1, I have applied and checked the solutions from the tutorial here:
Biometrics Sign-in for Domain Users - Allow in Windows 8.1
But it still does not work when the screen is locked. It will work during first boot or for the options of switch user or logging off and back on. However once he locks the screen, its almost like the fingerprint reader is completely turned off. I found and turned off power management in the properties of the device in the device manager plus checked all settings in the fingerprint software settings and still it does not come up when trying to log back in. Not sure what else I can do, everything is enabled via group policy and registry. Checked bios too but nothing there helped, any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks in advance.
Chris.

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We have a win 7 PC that has the password set to expire every 42 days (be design set in gpedit.msc). The user logs in and is presented with the "you must change password" screen. They enter a password and get this.  "configuration
information could not be read from the domain controller, either because the machine is unavailable, or because access is denied" 
  It is a WORKGROUP pc not a member of a domain but unsure if it every was. I changed the password using the administrator account and set the password that way without issue but the user stated that this was not the first time they had this issue.
I deleted the GPO settings (https://www.404techsupport.com/2014/04/script-clear-cached-group-policies/) and changed it to WORKGROUP1 in an attempt to reinforce the
non-domain status and no change. User is not restricted from changing their own password. User is not the admin.

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I participated in a school scheme to buy a laptop to use for school work etc. I have now finished school but my laptop is still connected to their domain and i cannot do certain things without and administrator login and password... I was wondering how
to remove this , without needing a login or password? Any help will be greatly appreciated.

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I have a domain setup at home, and after joining a PC to the domain and migrating profiles to the domain profiles, the login screen account list only shows one user (the last to login) and Other User.

I have already used the method in this thread:
Help with multiple users login screen!

The PC now goes straight to the list of users, however only the last domain user is shown. If I log into another and then log out of that, the user list now shows the new user and Other User, but not the previous. It's rather annoying for my wife and I to constantly have to type our domain user name just to login. I searched and didn't see anything about this. Any ideas?

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We have workstations that are wireless only with policies in place to Authenticate through wireless.
When attempting to log in it is required to select Other User then you can enter username and password. GPOs are set to disable Fast User Switching and Do not display last user name.

This has become a larger issue after switching to Kaspersky Endpoint now two Other User options are showing. One will not attempt to connect to the wireless for Authentication which is selected by default. Pressing escape and selecting the second
Other User prompts that it will attempt to connect to wireless first. 

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there is no switch user option available at windows 7 start up/lock screen (when you are asked to enter your password) i want to log in as a domain user but i can't log in due to there is no switch user option available at start screen, 
can any buddy help me in this regards

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I'm running identical Vista Enterprise computers in a lab environment on a Windows Domain, and am having an issue with the user account picture.  Namely, on the user logon screen, just above the fields for the username and password, there's a giant empty frame where the user account picture should be.
 
I've already replaced the user.bmp and guest.bmp, so that our company logo will show up for users in the start menu after they've logged in, and will show up in the logon window for their user name if they've locked their session, but I'm unable to get the picture to show up on the original logon screen before the user logs in.
 
Some group policies we have include:




Interactive logon: Do not display last user name
  Enabled

Interactive logon: Do not require CTRL+ALT+DEL
  Enabled




Always use classic logon
   Enabled
 
So far I haven't found any good info that refers to this problem.  I've only seen two posts on these forums that come close to the problem I'm having, but neither touch on it directly and provide a solution.  They are:
http://forums.microsoft.com/TechNet/ShowPost.aspx?PostID=2233417&SiteID=17
http://forums.microsoft.com/TechNet/ShowPost.aspx?PostID=964037&SiteID=17
 
Does anyone know if it's even possible to force a user account picture to be displayed on the Vista logon screen when on a domain?  Thanks in advance.
 
Trelf
 
 
 
 

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Today on my computer I went on to change my other users password and press cancel by accident and now it's just loading, I tried putting on and off, Pulling out the plug but nothing is working, help needed, on window 10

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I wants to perform the specific application under domain admin right for domain user account
I have try create shortcut and type:"runas /user:ComputerName\Username /savecred "C:\path\to\file.exe""
Then, I can run it and pop up the Attention. but  the application is appear "APPSCRASH", when press"Yes" 
If I type local / domain administrator account, it can run application normally.
How to fix it? The application is typing of the dead

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Hello,
Currently we are in the middle of a migration project. We are migrating users from child domains to the root domain of one organization.
The user accounts are migrated with powershell using Move-ADObject cmdlet. This works as expected. The SIDHistory attribute is updated correctly.
Recently we received complaints from some *migrated* users - they lost their default/custom file associations. This happens only on Windows 8/Windows 8.1.
What happens:

the user is migrated and logs onher profile loads and everything's preserved (as expected)the user clicks on a .jpeg file (previously associated with program XYZ)OS asks the user to choose a program to open the file withthe user chooses a default program XYZ and the file openswhen the user clicks on a .jpeg file again - OS asks to choose a program again
i.e. the settings are not preserved.

Our investigation shows that it is connected with the UserChoice registry key and the HASH value under HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FileExts\.SomeExt

According to this blog 
the HASH is calculated based on user's SID. But after the migration the user has new SID and the HASH becomes invalid and we hit this:
"However In Win 8, the registry changes are verified by a hash (unique per user and app)  that detects tampering by apps. In the absence of a valid hash, we ignore the default in the registry."
Currently deleting the UserChoice key for all a... Read more

A:File associations are lost when user account is migrated from one domain to another domain (SID changes)

Hello Petar K. Georgiev,
Please check the following article to change the registry key to change back to the default file type associations.
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/19449-default-file-type-associations-restore.html
Please note: Since the website is not hosted by Microsoft, the link may change without notice. Microsoft does not guarantee the accuracy of this information.
Best regards,
Fangzhou CHENPlease remember to mark the replies as answers if they help, and unmark the answers if they provide no help. If you have feedback for TechNet Support, contact [email protected]

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Hello everyone,

We are running into a somewhat peculiar issue that I have been unable to find any information about and I was hoping someone here could point me in the right direction.



Several of our Windows 7 laptops (We're working on moving to W10) have become unable to change the password for a domain account from the Change a Password screen after hitting CTRL ALT DEL. Usually when someone would select to change their password,
it would take them to the text boxes with the domain\username pre-populated, I'm sure you are familiar.

Recently, when following the same steps, an account selection screen comes up with the option to use a smart card or simply type in the username. While we are working on implementing smart cards, they are not yet in use and in fact should not even
show any options for them yet. After opting to type in a user account, rather than populating the username field with domain\username, the field remains blank with grey text saying "provider\user name" instead. If the user types in their domain\username
and attempts to change the password, they get a generic error stating it is unable to change the password.



Users are still able to use a co-workers machine to change their password from the same screen by substituting the username. Most of the affected machines are from users that work in the same team, even though those same users can change their passwords
elsewhere just fine. It appears to be isolated to specific ... Read more

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I've been running Windows XP (SP3) for years. Went back to school, and I'm taking Japanese. When I installed/activated the Japanese fonts, it asked me to restart the computer. I did so, and now, where previously I would go directly to the desktop, I am taken to the User Login screen. When I click on my name, it moves for a moment, and says that it's loading my preferences. Then, the icon snaps back to its original spot, and does nothing. If I click it again, the exact same thing happens.

If I try to login in safe mode, it does the same thing, except I also get the administrator login icon. Anyone have any idea why this is doing this and/or if there's anything I can do short of reinstalling that will help? In looking around the internet, I have found two instances where someone has had this same problem, but no luck on solutions.

Thanks in advance.
 

A:Stuck at User Login screen

When you log into the administrator account, does the same thing happen?

Also, do you have any of the following:
-Windows XP CD
-Recovery CD
-Recovery Partition
 

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I'm very sorry I can't be more descriptive than this, but my friend's dell laptop with windows XP gets stuck at the user select screen (the one with the dark blue borders and light blue in between them). The screen shows up, and it will say Windows XP, but it never brings up the users to choose from.

I don't know too much about his computer, but he said that after he had shut it down, he brought it back on and the screen that checks for errors in your system came up. He let it check and he said it deleted something. If it were me I would have written more stuff down, but this is all he could tell me.

Thanks in advance for any help, I appreciate it so much. Reply with any extra information I need to give and I'll try to find out.
 

A:stuck at user select screen

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hello,
 
I've searched endlessly on google and various forums but can't find anyone whose had my same problem. I'm running windows 7, and when I power my computer on, I can't get past my user log in screen. I click my profile icon, which appears as normal, but when I do the icon disappears for a few seconds, then re-appears, never prompting me for my password. I've tried rebooting in safe mode, only to return to the same log in screen with the same issue. It's also worth mentioning that my CD drive is jammed shut, so without taking it to a shop, a windows restore with a disk is out of the question for me. Any help would be GREATLY appreciated, as much such so far has ended up fruitless. 
 
thanks!

A:Stuck at user log in screen, safe mode won't work. HELP!

Did the cd-dvd jamming shut and the inability to log in happen about the same hour of the day?  These two things may, or may not, be related.  [added my missing word:  same]

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PC was on Windows home version. It was upgraded to Windows Pro but it made us install the anniversity update before we could upgrade.

Joined the computer to the domain with no issue. After reboot we could not log in with the domain user account. Tried other domain accounts too, even domain admin account. It say username or password is incorrect but that is not true.

Tried to unjoin and rejoin to the domain no luck.

Confirmed dns settings on the PC. Using wired connection. Not going through a VPN connection or anything like that.

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I am experiencing issues with my small domain setup. Windows Server 2012 R2 and windows 10 PRO domain attached PC's

Any users who are not a member of the Administrators group cannot login with their domain account (A device attached to the system is not functioning.) or access their file shares (invalid folder) even if they have been granted access to the file-shares.
However if I add them to the administrators group everything works fine with no issues.
I have not made any changes to group policy recently and have no idea what has changed to stop regular users from being able to do anything.

It is strange because there is nothing wrong with devices attached to the PC and the folders are definitely valid. It is all dependent on which account is trying to access.
Please let me know if you need further info.

-Lawrence

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So a new box recently built, when booted, defaults to the local administrator account.

This is a Windows 7 machine for a Linux guru that doesn't want to be bothered pressing more buttons than is necessary, if you get my drift.

So my question is, after pressing Ctrl+Alt+Del...how do I dictate to Windows that the preferred used is "HisDomainAccount" on our company domain, as opposed to the local admin account?

If I'm not being clear, please let me know and I will try to explain a little better.

A:Strange Defult Login User Prompt - Local Admin, Not Domain User

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Norwood


So a new box recently built, when booted, defaults to the local administrator account.

This is a Windows 7 machine for a Linux guru that doesn't want to be bothered pressing more buttons than is necessary, if you get my drift.

So my question is, after pressing Ctrl+Alt+Del...how do I dictate to Windows that the preferred used is "HisDomainAccount" on our company domain, as opposed to the local admin account?

If I'm not being clear, please let me know and I will try to explain a little better.


The above is a bit confusing. Is this computer joined to a work domain or is it not?

If this is a domain computer, the user will have to use the classic log on screen (Ctrl+Alt+Delete), not the Welcome Screen. If he wants to switch to logging in to the Local computer account and not the domain, he'll have to "Switch User" then log in with the format of Computername\User Name

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Laptops on Windows 10 Pro seems to show this useless "Other User" option which is defaulted. This requires people to click "Local or domain account password" in the lower left in order to be presented with fields for their username and password. Is there a way to eliminate "Other User" or at least have the system present username and password fields under this option? My desktop on Windows 10 Pro seems to show username and password fields under the "Other User" text, much like it does in this how to: Sign in Screen - Do Not Display User Name in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums Not sure what makes a laptop different or how I can make the behavior match.

The only special options we have configured via Group Policies are these:
Default Domain GPO elements regarding login:
Computer > Windows > Security > Security Options > Local Policies
Interactive Logon: Do not display last user name - Enabled
Interactive Logon: Message text for users attempting to log on - Defined with our AUP/Disclaimer
Interactive Logon: Message title for users attempting to log on - Defined with our company name.
Computer > Administrative Templates > System > Logon
Assign a default domain for logon - Enabled and defined with our domain name
Always wait for the network and computer startup and logon - Enabled
Hide entry points for Fast User Switching - Enabled (via local policy because I am testing if this makes a difference or not).
I noticed I ... Read more

A:What is the purpose of "Other User" on the login screen (Domain Env)

This is not exclusively a Windows 10 issue. It used to happen in earlier versions as well.
Check here: Group Policy \Computer Configuration\Administrative Templates\System\Logon\Exclude credential providers
Disable the MS account credential provider (you need to check which entry it is).

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Hi!

I`m looking into creating a custom domain-wide default user for my company, but we have two major types employees depending on their tasks (this means - Software A is used by employee A and not by employee B and the other way around). In the Active Directory they are (of course) separated into OUs and Groups.

So I was wondering is it possible to create two default user profiles and somehow link them to a OU or Group in Active directory?

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I know you can lock down an AD account to log into a specific machine but can you lock down a machine to only accept certain user logins? We have some mission critical machines that only have the specific rights with certain ID's but the users keep insiting on logging onto them as their own ID thus making the app not work properly and the machine go whacky. I want to set it up to deny logins other than using the specified ID's they have been given already (and not their own user accounts).

Is there any way to do this other than limiting EVERY user account (since I only need this limit on like 2 PC's per site I have).

Thanks for any help. (yes I know about runas types of solutions I really would like to keep these PC's as clean as we can and not have other user profiles on them at all).

TIA.
 

A:Lockdown user login on a domain machine to a specific user.

So I would assume these computers are attached to the domain, so their domain logins allow them to login to the computer.

Couldn't you use a combination of the local policies
Deny logon locally
Logon Locally

Both of them allow you to add a user or group to those local policy. I would think that if you deny the everyone group in the domain then set the users who are allowed to login in the other policy, that might work. I am not sure though. I would have to test it.
 

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hi :

User A will transfer from office 1 to office 2 next week.

In the AD, is it possible to transfer the user A from one domain to another domain.

1. Or would it be better to delete the user in domain 1 and create a new user in domain 2 with the same user ID ?

2. And what type of administrator in AD can perform this type of task.

Thanks
fatchai.
 

A:How to transfer a user from one domain to another domain in AD ?

Dan Petri's world of knowledge Is one of the best sites that I know of for Active Directory and other information. Check it out!
 

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As of today, in our domain environment consisting of Windows 8.1 and Windows 7 Enterprise machines, we are experiencing the "User Profile service failed the sign-in - User profile cannot be loaded" error message whenever a user tries to login.
This only affects users new to the particular machine. If they have signed on before and already have a cached account the computer logs them in with no issue. This is occurring on both Win8.1 and Win7 machines. We are an academic institution so this is becoming
a huge problem in our labs. Students generally use different computers so this is popping up very frequently. I have a solution for the issue. It appears that on the non-working machines that the "Default" user profile is corrupt. I have discovered
that if I find a machine, Win8.1 or Win7, doesn't matter, that is allowing first time users to logon I can copy the "Default" user profile and replace the corrupt one. I must first permanently delete the corrupt profile before copying over the new
one. I am doing this over the network by navigating the C:\users\ folder. Even this way is becoming cumbersome though as we have over 1000 computer in labs. I have googled and googled and I keep seeing the same answers offering various solutions, none which
are any more practical than my method. I cannot find information on a cause or a reason of why this would just crop up out of nowhere. I suspect maybe a Windows update but I cannot verify that yet. ... Read more

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Hello, I have a domain environment and my current windows 7 is in domain, (I'm logged in with local admin credentials) I'm using command "net user <user> /domain" which gives me access denied (<user> is domain account) Can't figure
out why, hope you can help. Thanks.

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Hi guys,
I have a desktop which runs on intel core 2 duo 2.9GHz, 2gb ddr2 ram.
The issues starts in the beginning itself! After pressing main power button, the system just hangs on that "intel" screen. Some1 help me out!
What should i change, motherboard or hdd, or ram!
 

A:system gets stuck in the intel screen!

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I saw on another thread that I should do a system restore from safe mode on my Acer laptop because when I logged into my computer I couldnt open anything. The system restore was completed (I only restored it to a few days earlier) but when my computer restarted it never allowed me to log on and is stuck on the welcome screen with the little circle thing just turning... I am wondering how long it should take after a system restore for my computer to get to the log in screen. It has been about 8 hours now on the welcome screen. I am started to get a little worried and wondering if I should manually restart my computer by holding down the power button, or will that ruin the system restore or somehow damage my computer? Any suggestions or help would be great!!!

A:Windows 7 System Restore stuck on welcome screen

Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot.
I am wondering if perhaps this ^ tutorial will be of some assistance. And to answer your question about manually restarting it, it doesn't seem you have many other options at the moment.

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I tried to do a system recovery using Vista to a couple days back. the system restore started and then went to a black screen and now it just stays on the black screen. I've tried f8 on start up to try to get into safe mode but nothing seems to happen. It just stays on the black screen, there's no cursor or anything just black, control alt delete restarts but then the same thing happens. do I have any options other than trying to reformat with my windows disc or at least any way to back up some of my files?

A:stuck at black screen after system recovery

Hi try using the disc to run a repair http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/88...all-vista.html

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I had software trouble preventing me from connecting to the internet on certain programs. So, I decide to start a system restore. I restart my computer and go to the system restore screen from the boot screen. However, before the system restore options appear, I just get stuck on a blank, blue screen and the system restore never loads.

I started in safe mode, didn't work. And I tried using the system restore disks but all to no avail.

Is there a simple solution to this? Or am I going to have to send my PC to repair?

My OS is Windows Vista Home Premium
 

A:Stuck on Blue screen after starting System restore

I doubt there is a "simple" solution to what you are describing.

The blue screen may be either a display driver hang, or a problem that occurs during the "logon" phase when you would normally just be about to see the "welcome" screen.

You might try creating a new User Account with Administrative priveleges and try working from there.

You can also make the "built-in" Administrative account available and see how that works for you >> http://support.microsoft.com/kb/555910
Can you do anything in a "clean boot" that you cannot do in a "normal" boot?

CLEAN BOOT TROUBLESHOOTING technique

First, restart in Safe Mode if necessary -- (tap the f8 key promptly on startup and choose the Safe Mode option from the boot menu) or Normal mode

Then:

Run msconfig and select the "Services" tab. Check "Hide Microsoft Services" and then disable the rest. Also uncheck "load startup group" on the general page.
Now restart and test the issue at hand

If no problems, run msconfig and recheck half the disabled items on the Services tab. Test again. If the problem recurs, UNcheck half the items you just checked to narrow down the culprit.

If the problem didn't occur, check the other half, so all the Services are enabled -- proceed to do this on the startup tab as well.

Get the idea? You want to isolate the problem to a specific startup if possible.

Note: if you already have items unchecked... Read more

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New to this forum.
Not computer literate at all... so very grateful for any help to get back into my HP laptop (win7 home 34bit).
I dropped it on the floor. It seemed like it was working but then I shut it down incorrectly.
it asked me to set up normally or in safe mode.
I selected safe mode but it wouldnt go to the normal home page.
I turned it on and off a few times.
Then got a blue screen with a kind of sunray.
After a while an HP recovery dialogue apeared and I selected a recovery (I think) to an earlier point with a full system back up.
The computer started to analyse what needed to be done - and then a screen appeared saying 32gb of data needed to be backed up.
So I pressed start. And ran out to buy a 64gb usb stick.
When I returned - the screen said 78% back up prepared.
But then it froze at 78% for hours.
The next stage would have been to burn to cd or usb. But with a frozen system I panicked and just turned off the computer again.
And since then I can not get beyond the sun ray blue screen.
I have tried pressing F11 again and again and did get a black box and white "recovery" but then the black box disappeared in 1 second and just the blue sun ray screen remains - for hours.
I do not know what to do.
Is there anything I can do to get back into my computer and save all the valuable docs & pics?
Very grateful.
Bad timing just before Xmas....

A:System Recovery cancelled at 78% Now stuck on safemode screen

As an update- if i try and click F11 when the computer gets turned on - I get the windows entry page, then a loading files long white bar and just loud bleeps.
tried clicking esc and nothing happens either.

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I bought My Flex2 laptop less than a week ago.Today when I tried to boot it, the laptop got stuck at a black screen with Lenovo logo and the message "scanning and repairing drive (D". Sometimes it would pass this screen but all I had was a black screen with a mouse pointer (that moved btw).I tried to use One Key Recovery, I turned off the laptop by holding the power button and I pushed NOVO button, I got a simple menu, I chose "recover my system" but then it got stuck with a light blue screen that I suppose should be showing a recovery menu.What can I do about it.?

A:Flex2 system recovery stuck at blue screen

Call the warranty service ..It is a  fastest way.I think your computer has a problem in hardware such as hard disk or mainboard, etc.  

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I bought 2 lenovo Yoga 2 11's for my kids.  They worked great until about 6 months ago.  Now with school coming back I'm looking to decide if i trash these laptops or if i can get them working again.   One is stuck on the lenovo screen.  I tried the battery reboot which now allows the device to run on battery power.  Still getting the lenovo screen.  Next I used the NOVO button to get to the system restore, once selected it loads files, goes to the lenovo screen which shows the scrolling circle and then gets stuck in a blue screen.  I have hit every combination of button trying to get the laptop to react.  One note I can turn off the screen with F9 button with out function key.   I ready to go "Office Space" on these laptops.  Any advice would be appreciated

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My hp laptop got the black screen of death a few days ago. It was a few hours after i tried downloading planetside 2 but I canceled the download in task manager which i probably shouldn't have. Anyways when i turn on my laptop it seems to work fine until i have to log on to the pc. It's just a black screen with no cursor. I took the battery out and unplugged everything and held down the power button for 30 seconds, but that didn't work. I was able to start it in safe-mode but not in normal. I should probably have run a virus program but instead i made a system recovery but the system recovery can't complete in safe-mode, so i have to complete it in normal mode which i can't since the screen is still black. So now I can't run windows in safe-mode anymore because I'm in the middle of a system recovery. I tried pressing f8 and clicked repair computer but that didn't work either. It said it couldn't continue or something because of a file(from the planetside 2) was broken. So yeah I'm kind of stuck with a black screen and a system recovery I cant complete. I recently tried attaching an external monitor and it made a blue screen pop up which i took a picture of, my bad if it's blurry.

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Hi tech people! I stupidly tried to fix my dell inspiron laptop as it was not installing any updates. I did a system restore to the oldest point and it is now stuck on the install updates screen.. please do not power off or unplug your machine installing updates. What can I do? Please help I can't afford to buy a new computer yet!! Thank you!
 

A:did a system restore now stuck on install updates screen

Ok so I got annoyed and switched it back on again by holding down the on off button. It says system restore was interrupted therefore cancelled. It's started up again but it won't install any updates on windows updates. I also can't update any existing software like skype.Any ideas?
 

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When I go to my college, I can't log into the wireless internet system. It works for everyone else.
When I actually enter my Id and password, it says I'm authenticated, but then it just goes to the "you are not connected" page. I'm thinking there is some sort of loop, it's definetly from my computer. Anyone know how I can solve this?

A:Can not log into school system.

you will need to speak to your local system Administrators in regards to this issue to see if they have blocked anything for a certain reason (I assume you can connect your laptop to the internet from home? and that you are not forcing it to use a static IP

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So here's my problem
I hibernated my PC and when i turn it on it say windows can't start or something so I restart it.
When the PC turn back on i found myself with 2 options: launch startup repair or start normally.
This thing happens a lot so i choose start windows as usual.
Suddenly it says checking file system c
I let it be for about 10 min it says that windows having a problem cause of recent app
So i let it be for 5 minutes and suddenly it shows black screen with cursor like how it supposed to be before log in to windows. I though i had to wait so i wait but nothing happen. I tried every solution i found online like press windows button and type cmd or r, press ctrl alt del, and trying safe mode. None of those worked!
I don't want to re install the windows cause i don't have the installation cd
Btw i tried to press on anything so that the check got cancelled but it returns to the black screen without entering login screen. Help please

A:Stuck after passing checking file system c: screen became black

Hi Matsu5003,

Welcome onboard.

I think you did not get any response mainly because your problem description could not be understood.

Press the Power button on your Desktop (?) for more than 5 seconds to shut down your PC.

Remove it from the Mains Supply and leave it for half an hour to dissipate all charges in it.

Now connect it to the mains and switch on your PC.

Describe exactly what happens after the BIOS run.

If you get an error message carefully note it down and post.

The knowledgeable folks here ( not me ) may then perhaps be able to help you on that cue/clue.

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Its really frustrating  from 1am to 4am and one cant find a solution to lenovo problem..i just bought a lenovo ideapad A10 which is not up to 3 weeks old.the system automatically  requested for an update which i simply did and for two days now it is stuck at the start up page displaying lenovo...frustrating with a new product...any possible info will be appreciated.

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For the past couple of days I would turn on my computer and only the background and bottom bar would load. Nothing would open, couldn't click on anything, ctr alt delete didn't work. This morning I started it in safe mode with no network and it turned on fine. I turned on again normally and started a system restore. The restore is going back about a month. My computer has now been on a black screen with the cursor for over an hour.
What do I do?

A:Acer system restore stuck on black screen with cursor

Hello caldie Welcome to the Forums . Please try a repair in advanced boot options : Advanced Boot Options

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i was stuck on the lock screen after setting power saver mode for both the system and screen, as well as turning on the screensaver.The screensaver did not have login enabled. i had to restart to login. What might cause this? recently, i did not have "turn off screen" enabled, but i had wanted to protect the screen. Also, screen saver was never on. But i changed "turn screen off" to 1 hour, while sleep mode was still 3 hours. screen saver is less time.

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So ive opened up my laptop and its booted onto a screen which says "Preparing Automatic Repair" with the hp logo on top. Its been stuck on this screen for hours and so i decided to do a system recovery. When i press enter on system recovery it says "please wait" then after around 5 minutes goes to a black screen and stays on it. I really need my laptop, the data inside it is not important. I cant do anything except press esc.

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hello guys,

i'd like to setup a network system at a school. school has form of 3 different buildings. router and server in the main building. there are 2 comp lab (one in primary and other in high school)what i would like to do is;
- cable connection between buildings
- a wi-fi internet connection for each building.
- ban youtube, facebook etc. only in the lab computers.
- and finally and most important one is to deny torrent downloads and share the internet connection fairly.

could u please assist me by explaining or supplying me the step by step instructions.
Thanks in advance.
 

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Her operating system is a DELL DIM 2400 Intel Pentium 2.198 Ghz 640 MB RAM WINDOWS XP.... Here's an HJT Log, don't know if it will help..... get her system info... I need to get this up for her, she's disabled and it is a link to the world for her! Thank You All!

What a goof, I forgot the HJT LOG.. AND SHE'S ASKING FOR my HELP.. haha..

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 9:50:39 AM, on 12/3/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16544)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\ScanSoft\PaperPort\pptd40nt.exe
C:\Program Files\Brother\Brmfcmon\BrMfcWnd.exe
C:\Program Files\Brother\ControlCenter3\brccMCtl.exe
C:\Program Files\OLYMPUS\OLYMPUS Master\Monitor.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgemc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Brother\Brmfcmon\BrMfcmon.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgcc.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\nicole\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\D7GJ97TI\hijackthis[1]\HijackThis.exe

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A:Solved: Trying to fix mom's PC, system freezes, won't go into user screen

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Hi, when User lockes the system by keeping any application running or downloads. when he try logging in againe system will not allow him to login. when I checked, the system is not in domain I added thries, I checked the Mother Boared LAN Port by connecting to other Port, working fine. I Replaced the Mother Board , system started working .
Is there any other solution other than Replacing M/B
 

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Hi, i work in a High School based in the UK, and i would ideally like to implement a Helpdesk system, so that people can enter issues, and then we can update tickets/close tickets, and keep logs of previous issues to make it easier to diagnose and resolve issues in the future..

The software needs to be free to use in a school environment ideally, and it should be web based so we can install it onto our intranet, or onto our website...

If anyone has any suggestions for the best software/application to use, that would be much appreciated!!

Thanks!!

A:Helpdesk System for High School

Hi,Every Helpdesk System will have specific needs but check Spiceworks and see if its ok for your needs.Spiceworks can do a lot more but it can be setup to open with the Helpdesk module by default, you don't need to use everything.Make sure you check the support forum you will find lost of information and people that will help solving any problem.

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Hi I have attached the dump file. I really appreciate your assistance in getting this resolved. Even after reverting to factory image I still have intermittent freeze issues at the user login splash screen.

A:Lenovo system freeze on user splash screen

  
Quote: Originally Posted by brooksdavid


Hi I have attached the dump file. I really appreciate your assistance in getting this resolved. Even after reverting to factory image I still have intermittent freeze issues at the user login splash screen.



Love to help but no dmp file included in the upload try this method
If you wish to have others assist you with your computer's BSOD symptoms, upload the contents of your "\Windows\Minidump" folder. The procedure:

* Copy the contents of \Windows\Minidump to another (temporary) location somewhere on your machine.
* Zip up the copy.
* Attach the ZIP archive to your post using the "paperclip" (file attachments) button.
* Briefly describe the problem history and circumstances in the same post. Somebody will attend to your query as soon as possible.

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