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Windows 7 ultimate not starting,i.e., when i click on my account on logon screen,it shows again logon screen only

Q: Windows 7 ultimate not starting,i.e., when i click on my account on logon screen,it shows again logon screen only

My system windows 7 has been showing the logon screen after cicking on my account,.
It shows welcome and again its shows logon screen.
I logged in with safe mode and created another account . New account worked fine. After shut down and i again logged in,It shows same problem.
Again logon screen is displaying
Kindly help meee out

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Okay first hello and thanks for any info you could provide.

First my screen resolution is 1920x1200

The logon screen is this same resolution, thus the User Account Picture on Logon Screen size looks about 1 inch squared

Is there anyway to change this to make it larger

Note: I'm talking about the User Account Picture not the logon screen

A:User Account Picture on Logon Screen size "Windows 7 Ultimate x64"

Quote: Originally Posted by ZeroProfile

Okay first hello and thanks for any info you could provide.

First my screen resolution is 1920x1200

The logon screen is this same resolution, thus the User Account Picture on Logon Screen size looks about 1 inch squared

Is there anyway to change this to make it larger

Note: I'm talking about the User Account Picture not the logon screen

If you're the only person that uses that pc, set a password and it will help make your pc more secure, plus you will have a bigger user account picture.

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Hi, please i need help.
i just installed some updates on my windows 7 Dell Laptop, which the updates includes: Microsoft Essential and i updated my vlc. later on i did restart and after welcome screen i just saw my laptop black out with mouse cursor. i thought it will just be for
some minutes or maybe due to some changes i just did. but it was all like that for more than 30 mins. it was so really frustrating, i wanted to browse to do some work i couldn't do anything again i have to stay awake for two hours shutting the laptop down
and booting again still  the same thing.
after on i tried to boot in safe mode, which was successful but i realized that some of my softwares would not open, i shutdown again to boot to normal windows thinking maybe is because i boot in safe mode. it was so worst in normal windows. still on black
screen but it didnt last long for 15 mins and the desktop background came up. i was happy  but still my softwares like browser, corel and some other apps will not open, i decided to uninstall the vlc again, but showing me you dont have sufficient permission
to access the application please contact your computer administrator. i was just helpless.
the screen task bar atimes turned to white if i restart the windows or shut it down and put it on again. but windows media player works perfectly i can watch film and i can scan with the Microsoft Essential. i checked the settings to see maybe is the Microsoft
Essential i downloaded that deni... Read more

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Hi At my company we have Lenovo L460 with windows 7 and Cisco anyconnect 4.3 - we have a sim card with 4G data connection to a service provider(Telenor).When I have logon screen for windows 7, I can see with FN+F8 that the wireless WAN is "on", but when I try to connect/logon with the cisco anyconnect "start before logon" module the cisco say that it can't see any internet connection. And I tried to wait for 3-4 minutes so all services where running, but no connection.... If I uses the Wifi connection then it just goes smooth... If I logon to windows 7 and then start the mobile data connection at logon to cisco anyconnect there is NO problem.. So are there somebody who can say that:1. Huawei does not support cisco anyconnect SBL?2. Lenovo does not allow you to start a mobile connection before you logon windows ?3. Or something? A lot of thanks in advance!!!!!!!! Regards niels

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Is it possible to limit the number of icons/users that appear at Win 7 Pro 32 startup/login screen.

I would like to have only the main users account show up rather than all 3 accounts that have administrative privileges on this system ?

Putting it another way...can I have a number of administrative user accounts on one PC but only the 'main' user's login name/password login icon appear on the main startup/login screen ?


A:Keep only one user on Win7 startup/logon screen when starting Windows

Hello trinaz.

I have to ask. Why?

If you only have 1 user account displayed, then you can't log into the other accounts, which begs the question why you don't just delete them (during deletion, you can opt to save files that are stored in them).

If you do not want people accessing the Admin accounts, give them passwords and/or change them to limited accounts. Or you could always delete them.

I do not belive this can be done through normal means, meaning without installing some kind of customization software.

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I was tasked with deploying a new custom background image for my company's lock and logon screen.
The deployment worked as planned, but because the new background is a bit busier than a simple color, it is confusing to the end-user.
We'd like to be able to remove the user account picture and frame from the logon screen-- to clarify, we'd like to remove the
whole frame and not just clear out the account image.  (I've attached an image below to display the goal here.)
Is there a way of doing this via Group Policy?
We don't have this issue with our Windows 10 PCs, just the Windows 7 systems.
Any assistance in this matter would be greatly appreciated!

Matthew J. Fazio

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I really need to keep away the kids from my computer, so I decided to display the logon screen after 1 minute.

however, 1 minute is also quite a long time so i really need to wait for 1 minute until the screen displays the logon screen.

are there any ways to display the logon screen in one click so that it displays directly without waiting?

or should I install any program or tweaker?

*I previously installed Matrix Screen Locker, but the programs keeps on accelerating my computer..

Really need advice for this. thx

A:How to display logon screen in one click?

Hi elhaha1001 and welcome to Windows 7 Forums

I would forget about trying to use the screensaver for this. Instead, use the keyboard shortcut of Win + L (this is also known as the Start button and sometimes has the windows flag emblem on it) to activate the logon screen when you want to. This is pretty well instantaneous.

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Hello, what's the account at logon screen, and how do I change it's settings, all I need is to customize default keyboard layout and turn on Num Lock state.

A:What account is at logon screen?

At logon screen no account is signed in, but there is a way to do it:
- open start menu, type in 'language'
- hit enter
- select Administrative tab at the top
- click Copy settings
- check 'welcome screen and system accounts'


edit: Type 'regedit' into start menu and hit enter, now backup the settings by File > export.
Navigate to HKCurrentUser->Control Panel->KeyBoard->InitialKeyboardIndicators.
Edit 'InitialKeyboardIndicators' key and set it to 2!

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Hi everyone,
I am so glad to have found this forum and to see that others in the past with similar problems have had them resolved, looking forward to nutting this one out
The computer is a win XP with RAID that freezes the mouse and the keyboard if a mouse or keyboard button is touched at the logon screen.
The mouse works fine until a button is pressed, you can even click on a user but are unable to enter a password due to the keyboard and mouse freezing at this moment.
NOTE: originally happened with a USB keyboard and USB mouse, using PS2 keyboard and mouse.
I am writing about my fathers old computer which suddenly started “freezing up” at the logon screen, after he wasted weeks trying to get it to work he decided that it was a hardware issue and bought himself a new computer.
Since then I have proved that there was no hardware error by putting an extra HDD in and installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.
Everything functions fine under Ubuntu and the files are able to be accessed on the RAID.
While i can access and copy files as needed from the RAID i would like to return access to the win XP install and let my father use it again.
I first attempted to run Live rescue CD's but they could not find the RAID drive.
- Bit Defender Rescue CD – Saw the ubuntu drive, no RAID
- Kaspersky Rescue Disk 10 – Didn't see any HDD's.
So I ran the following AV programs from ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
- Bit Defender – NO THREATS F... Read more

A:Unable to logon, Win XP with RAID, KB & mouse freeze at logon screen

So you are able to run the machine  using PS2 keyboard and mouse.
Step 1: 
Download and install LogonFix
Click the Highlighted button.

When prompted select yes.
Allow the program to reboot your machine as well when prompted.
Step 2:
Download drivecleanup.zip to your desktop.
CLICK HERE to determine whether you're running 32-bit or 64-bit for Windows.
Once the determination has been made open either the 32-bit or 64-bit folder.
Right Click the .exe on the inside of the folder and run as admin.
A command prompt window will open telling you what has been removed upon completion.
Note: All usb devices must be removed from your machine during this step, except your keyboard and mouse of course. 
Step 3:

Download TFC by OldTimer to your desktop.
Close any open windows
Double click the TFC icon to run the program. (Vista/7/8 Users, Right Click and select Run as Admin)
TFC will close all open programs itself in order to run
Click the Start button to begin the process
Allow TFC to run uninterrupted
Once its finished it should automatically reboot your machine, if it doesn't, manually reboot to ensure a complete clean.

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Hello all -
I would like an admin account - one that shows as a choice when you right-click
an icon and choose "run as administrator", but I don't want it to be visible
when a user is presented with the Vista logon screen.

Is this possilble?

Thanks for any info.

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I have upgraded my laptop from Windows 7 to Windows 10. During the procedure a screen showed that Dell Access had to be removed before Windows 10 could be installed.
It was removed, and everything else went smoothly.
Now during logon, at the login screen, the system will take a while to initialize, and say "Failure to initialize". Luckily I am able to login using a password.
I want to use the fingerprint reader to login. Dell says that this system have no issues with upgrading to Windows 10, but not now. So how can I solve this problem?
I will like to do either the following:
1. Get the fingerprint reader working.
2. If it cannot work, I want the logon screen to stop trying to initialize and just use password to logon.

Also, I am getting 2-3 nos of the same user on the login screen. There is only 1 user on this computer but I see mostly 2 but sometimes 3 of the same on the lower left of the logon screen. I also want to remove the extras. Not an issue, but I think it may be related to the above as well.



A:Precision M4700 Win10 upgrade - Failure to initialize fingerprint reader during logon, and multiple same users on logon screen

I'm getting the same thing and the same lack of response.  Has anyone from DELL done any research on this?

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Hi there,

I have a windows 7 pc in a "domain", so when you get to the initial windows 7 welcome screen (prior to logging in as a user), you get a blank transparent Picture

A:How to change Logon screen Picture frame (before logon)

Its ok, managed to get it working, seemed to work when i did it again, strange. No blank picture frame now, just a customised "picture frame" that appears prior to logon, just what I was after. Hope this helps anyone else trying to achieve this.

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Vanilla Dell Inspiron 1720 laptop running Windows Vista. It has never had a login account or password protection, and is only used in single user mode.

Yesterday, start-ups fine, no password. Today, I'm presented with the user logon widow prompting me for a password, and cannot logon to Vista!

No-one has meddled with the laptop. Don't know if SP1 was automatically downloaded
and installed - whatever the factory defaults were from Dell. I've not seen any references to this kind of issue on Vista, but have heard about a similar thing with NT.

Any suggestions how this could have happened?

Yes - I know I can reset passwords using the NT Password Editor (http://home.eunet.no/~pnordahl/ntpasswd/).

A:Vista logon screen for single user logon

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Is there a way to remove the logon picture.

or make the picture smaller.

it ruins my logon wallpaper
let me know!

A:Logon screen, change/remove logon picture

There are some links in this thread which may be of help - Remove the Login Screen Icon


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BAsically, I've 2 accounts:

Admin- 'A', Standard- 'S'.

When the logon screen appears, the admin account 'A' is selcted by default i.e. a border surrounding the username, everytime I've to manually select my account and enter password.

I just want my account 'S' to be highlighted by default when the logon screen appears. Is it possible? Would appreciate any help.

And no, i don't want to use the automatic login option. Just what I mentioned above.

Thanks & Regards


A:Default Account selected at Logon screen- Change?

I don't know if this is possible, but if a setting for it exist it would be in the logon and/or security policies.

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I'm sorry if this is a question that has been asked before, I have tried to search for this on here and I know I am wording it wrong because a few years ago, I did find an article on here on how to do this.
Anyways, what I would like to do is, have it so when I turn my computer on, windows 7 pro, for it to not display account names, but you manually have to enter your username and password...
May someone please point me in the right direction.
I appreciate your time and help.

A:Hide Account names at logon screen when booting up?

Nevermind, I found it!!!
Log On with User Name and Password

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Hey there,
so i have a really big problem. I installed a logon theme i found on the internet. I had to change/replace these two files => authui.dll &
basebrd.dll. After following all steps the correct way, i logged out of my user account to see how the new logon screen looked. Now i only got a blackscreen. When I restart my computer (even in safty mode) my computer loads windows and does only show me a blackscreen instead of the logon screeen, means i can not log in and repair the problem in the file system because i cant get to my desktop and i dont see anything.

Is there anyway I can solve this problem without reseting my coumputer with a recovery cd? Its only because my pc cant show the logon screen correctly. There are two user accounts at the computer one with and one without password.

thabk you and i really really hope you can help me, jakob.

A:Big Problem! Changed Logon screen, can't get into account anymore.

Hello Jakom,

If you like, you could also boot from a retail installation disk to do a system restore at boot.

System Restore

If you don't have one, then the tutorial will show you how to download an ISO to create a bootable installation DVD/USB with to use.

Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool

Hope this helps,

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i had activated guest acc. from control panel ,it was going well since last 2-3 days ,the guest account wont show on logon screen.
it only shows my account which is admin.
any help will be appreciated.

A:guest account wont show in logon screen

Hello Sekhon, and welcome to Eight Forums.

Do you have a back arrow circle button at the top left corner to click on?

If so, that should take you to the all users sign in screen where you can select the guest account to sign in to.

Hope this helps,

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Hi everybody,

I've been trying to change my user account picture in the control panel, it worked, and it showed up in the start menu, but it didn't change in the logon screen (still dell default icon). Does anybody know what's wrong?

My system is Dell precision M6600, win7pro 64-bit. My user account has administrator right (in fact I am the only user).


A:can not change user account picture on logon screen

I hope this tutorial will help you to get rid of Dell's stuff.

Clean Up Factory Bloatware

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My father's girlfriend is giving this Toshiba laptop to my father, and I'm charged with setting this up.

Starting off, the only (non-Guest) account has been:


I created:

So when you boot up Win7, it lands here:

[HerName] [HisName]
Administrator Adminstrator

Is there any way:

1) To put [HisName] first, on the left?
or better yet, 2) Remove [HerName] from the logon screen, keeping the account so it can be switched to?

I've been reading tutorials and messages here, and I don't see anything that exactly addresses what I'm trying to accomplish. (I may have missed it, because I am very tired after being up way early and working since before dawn.)

Any help would be appreciated. Win7 Home Premium 64bit, if it matters in this exercise...

A:Changing Win7 Logon Screen To ONly Show Second Account

Actually you don't need to make an extra account for it. you can change
the first accounts name in the user account settings.

Open Control panel - User accounts
select the account you want to menage
Hear you should see the option to change the user account name.

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A few years back I changed the name of my Dell D830 laptop from "pob laptop" to "D830-laptop". Everything was hunky dory (old expression ) until I decided to create a new user account and gave it admin privileges. I then changed the privileges on the D830-laptop account to standard user.
Now, when I boot up the laptop the welcome screen shows "pob laptop" and wrong password error. I then have to switch users every time just to get into the laptop. I have searched everywhere for this name "pob laptop" but can't find it at all. I've searched the registry user profilelist and nothing comes up with that name. I'm pretty sure that when I changed the name I went through all pertinent files, but evidently I must have missed an important file to have it resurface years later.  I'm really stumped. Any suggestions on how to remove this erroneous user account? I still want to be able to choose between standard user and admin user from time to time, so I don't want to remove the logon screen per se.

A:cannot remove defunct logon account at start up screen

Worth A Look .

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I Want To Change"Windows 7 Ultimate" On Logon Screen To Anything I Want Is There A Way To Do That If So How(BTW Id Rather Not Use Tuneup Utlities)

A:Change"Windows 7 Ultimate" On Logon Screen To Anything I Want Please H

Hello Dylan, and welcome to Seven Forums.

This may be able to allow you to do this.

Log On Screen - Change or Remove Text Branding

Hope this helps,

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Have a customer running Win7 Pro on a peer to peer network. Every Wednesday it seems something is trying to log into the administrator account on his computer when he isn't there. When he comes into the office on Thursday or remotes into the computer via Logmein he sees that the Windows login screen as switched from his user account login icon to the administrator account login icon. Thats not the strangest part though. Something actually has left a few characters typed into the password field. Last week it was 3 characters, this week its one character. He has security cameras in his office and nobody was near his desk at all. The only remote access to his machine is Logmein and I checked the Logmein reports and nobody had accessed his Logmein account at any time during the hours this would have occurred. I thought about program or windows update that cause automatic reboots but even if it had automatically rebooted Windows it wouldn't automatically switch user to the Administrator and certainly there is no way Windows itself would be able to key in characters in a entry field that I have ever heard of. Machine has been checked for malware and virus' and is clean as a whistle. And if someone was using some sort of hidden remote software on the machine why would they be bothered to try and log into the Administrator account when my clients users account has full administrator rights anyway. The whole things is creepy. Any ideas?

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Hi all,

Some Background
I'm currently administrator of a couple different groups of computers at a university, and I've been looking into changing the layout of the logon screen. I've found a lot of information, but something that I have wanted from the start has eluded me.

What I'm trying to do
I'd like to set the logon screen (or welcome screen I suppose) to display only one available account: the guest account that I have personalized for professors or students to use (not the same as the default Windows guest account). I would also like to have the option to switch users at the logon screen, preferably with the on-screen button that says switch users which I can't seem to get to display using my methods.

System Specs
All of the PCs I am administrating have some differences... Simply put, I have a bunch of desktops running Win7 Pro x64, and a bunch of NetBooks running Win7 Starter x86.

What I have tried
I've made my attempts on one of the NetBooks thus far since I can carry it around. On Win7 Starter it seems that "Switch User" is disabled, but I think it is still in the PC because when I tried a Registry Hack that hides all user accounts except the one that was last logged into, I had the option to switch users, but only when the account I last used had a password. The guest account does not and cannot have one. Anyway, the registry hack I just mentioned involves going to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\WindowsNT\CurrentVersion\ProfileList and crea... Read more

A:Trying to make logon screen with guest account and switch user button

Your best bet probably would be do not display any accounts.
Log On with User Name and Password

But your users would have to memorize login. Or you can write a little note right on the Welcome screen wallpaper by editing it in Paint and changing it.

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Two similar events have happened to me recently, all while logged into windows; I use only one account on this pc. On both occurrences the Screen flashes black; after that, in particular the first occurrence i was not able to access the admin account via
UAC; Group policy is set to ask for password upon elevation, good and well, but the password dialogue box said that the admin account was locked out. After rebooting, I was unable to login, with the exact same error appearing; A system restore fixed this issue.
Unfortunately I did not note the exact string of the error, and I see no references to it in event log except for this " Event 6000 The winlogon notification subscriber <GPClient> was unavailable to handle a notification event."  However
the error "description" was quite different error on this second occurrence.
Here are some event errors that occurred during the first error:
Nvidia GTX 660 turned off momentarily and turned on again; sound card was disabled at the same time; crashing adobe premiere

Faulting application name: Adobe QT32 Server.exe, version:, time stamp: 0x5a4de952
Faulting module name: QuickTime.qts_unloaded, version:, time stamp: 0x5668a2c5
Exception code: 0xc0000005
Fault offset: 0x6059cd89
Faulting process id: 0x4a4
Faulting application start time: 0x01d3cccd1782c182
Faulting application path: C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2018\32\Adobe QT32 Server.exe
Faulting module ... Read more

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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

Interactive logon: Do not require CTRL+ALT+DEL

Always use classic logon
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:
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.

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Hi, I have this on login attempt

The User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded.
It then logs off and directs me back to same screen.

As I stupidly only have one account I have no access to play with any windows options!!!

Please he lp
Just turned on other PC on home network and was able to access the shared folders on problem pc.

Is there any way to correct without a clean install?

Thank You

SOLVED....... Big apologies to all staff at TSG.. I didn't search enough posts.

But I found this and followed exactly. Don't know if it was for Vista, but workedlike a charm on Win 7 x64 Ultimate.


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Hi guys, i use a sony vaio laptop, model VGN-NR11S/S, with windows vista home premium installed. I noticed that when booting with a CD in it, it stops at the loading bar screen (black screen) and does not continue booting except i remove the CD.

The problem now is that it does not boot beyond the loading bar screen anymore with or without a CD in the system. I cant use the system again, i need suggestions to get the system functioning. Thanks.

A:windows vista not booting to logon screen, stops at loading bar screen

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---Wow this is frustrating, I just got done fixing two other computers- one was helping someone else fix their computer, because they were seeking someone with basic expertise, and here I am seeking someone with higher knowledge to help me out! thanks in advance to all who contribute!--- HP Media Center M8330FWindows Vista 32 bit4GB RAM, NVIDIA graphics card, and plenty of HD spaceF9 hardware diagnastics: A-OK!Suddenly this computer decided to malfunction, without installing anything new, or updates prior to its "crashing." I'm pretty wary to spyware and virus of the like, so I am careful to what is installed and opened on this computer. But for all I know, when I was out of the house someone could have accessed the the machine, infecting it with something. I noticed before I left the house that it took a ridiculously long time to empty out the recycle bin (has anyone else had this problem in vista?). I know there were a lot of high res pictures in there, so I'm guessing quite a few gigs of deletion, but after an hour it hadn't even progressed. It said 13 minutes and appeared to be frozen, but was still moving. I restarted the computer and tried the same thing-- exact same result. <--- this is the only hint I have as to what happened, because before this everything was fine!Anyway, I got home and turned on the computer (after someone turned it off) and it just booted up the HP screen and then went to the windows logo loading page, except t... Read more

A:Windows Vista black screen, no bootup logon screen

It may be that someone didn't turn off the PC rather that it experienced a damaging event and shut down.Suggest you check the RAM - remove and reseat and try rebooting. If not successful your mother board may be damaged - nasty thought.There is also this site which may be relevant.http://support.microsoft.com/kb/831515If you can get your PC going suggest you check Event Viewer. Then restore files from the recycle bin and then use SHIFT/DELETE to get rid of them, delete a small file and see if emptying the recycle bin works OKPaul

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Trying to fix my friend's laptop. She claims she was watching a youtube video and all of th sudden the computer started acting up and so she rebooted the computer and now it won't boot past the xp logon scren. Comes up with the error: "data execution prevention; userini logon application" with the only option of close message. windows does not contiue to boot and just sits there. I have tried to boot into safe mode but it only gives the option of booting into normal xp media center. tried last known good config and same results. any ideas?

acer aspire 3050-1594
AMD Sempron 3400+
xp media center

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When i boot up the system hangs at the blue 'Windows xp' screen, the 'Windows is starting' is missing and it goes no further, the logon screen does not appear so i can't get in. I have recovery console on and i can get into the drive by booting in from another drive/operating system. how can i rectify the problem?
This happens in safe mode as well, can anyone suggest how to recover from this.


A:XP Does not get to Welcome logon screen, unable to logon

if you have a windows xp cdrom the easy way around this is with a repair install of windows xp http://www.fujitsu-siemens.co.uk/rl/servicesupport/techsupport/software/windows/xp/Repair.htm

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this is my pc configs;

Hardware configurations:

* Intel Desktop Board DH67CL
* Intel Core i3-2100 Processor
* 4gb DDR3 RAM
* 1TB HDD ( Samsung SATA)

Software installed:

* Windows XP SP3 (Auto Update enabled)
* All .NET Packs installed
* All Runtime packs ( VC++, VB, JAVA) installed
* Norton Internet Security 2012
* Intel desktop utilities
* Internet Download Manager
* Utorrent
* Acronis True Image 2011

OS works good before 3 days. evil comes when i try to install "USB Over Network" (from fabulatech), BSOD appear's as plug nd play driver problem middle of USB over network install. when i restart the pc.., it stop's asking logon password but USB (any) ports are not work including keyboard nd mouse (DH67CL don't have PS2). same with safe mode also.

then i boot in to RECOVERY CONSOLE with win XP cd.. delete ftusbbus.sys, ftusb2.sys, ftusbload2.sys files from System32/Drivers folder nd reboot again. same problem.

so.. again i get in to recovery console and DISABLE "FTUSBSRV" Service nd reboot again. still same prob.

then i install xp with "REPAIR" option. but the setup stop respond with 34 min's. then i disable ACPI and ENHANCED options in BIOS.., Remove whole usb devices except mouse nd key-bored, replace another 4gb ram. i can't find out any logs name as pnplog.txt. restart setup again with repair option.

**** happen's now.. xp hang in blue blank screen with movable mouse pointer when setup enter's i... Read more

A:Blue screen when entering Windows XP logon-screen

there's no achi or acp settings in bios. only enhanced mode available..

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Hi all i used to change my boot screen and logon screen in windows xp by going into safe mode and pasting a new logonui file and it works fine but since i put on the windows updates if i change the logon screen my computer will boot to the windows logo and then go black for a second and crash and restart and keeps doing that. Then i have to format because i cannot get into windows at all. I was wondering if anyone knows how to fix this issue.

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My PC was working fine before today, until I used Ultra UXtheme patcher for Win8 x64 and then applied a custom VS for Win8.
After a restart, Windows Explorer was not launching, so I opened task manager and did a sfc /scannow. After a reboot, I get to the Windows 8 boot menu (I have a dual-boot on this HDD with win7), and then the screen just turns on and off every few seconds, with the numlock light flickering with the screen.
I tried using the automatic repair, both from the boot menu and from a backup USB, but it does not detect anything. and I still have the same issue.
I restored the backups of uxtheme.dll, uxinit.dll, and themeui.dll, but that didn't help either.
Any help?
Attached is my ntbtlog.txt.
Thanks in advance. There is no BSOD, the HDD keeps on spinning a few minutes after boot, and the numlock keeps on flashing.
Anything else I can do from my win7 install? I'm currently trying to delete the theme.
Edit: deleting the theme doesn't help, safemode doesn't help either. IMHO, it seems to be a driver issue, but there were no driver updates when it was working?

A:Windows 8 flashing screen before logon screen

Fixed with a system refresh. Nobody helped at all?

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In Windows XP (Professional), how can one alter the logon screen? Originally I would boot up XP and the logon screen would automatically select my username (the only user on the logon screen) so I could immediately start typing. I don't know what changed, but now I have to manually click on my username and start typing. There is still only one user and I am just far too lazy to always click on it or tab into it to start typing my password (plus I would like to figure this out). Thank you for any help!

A:Windows XP Logon Screen

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I am not able to logon on the Windows screen. I have an HP laptop with Windows XP home installed, i have tried to repair the installation by booting from original CD after the EULA screen but even if i add a new user after reboot i still have the logon screen without any icon.

I have tried to reset the administrator password by booting from a Linux CD but the software is telling me that is not able to find the registry key on windows.

Funny thing is, this laptop has never had a password!

What is the problem? How can i solve it?

A:No ico on Windows Logon screen.

Can you boot into Safe Mode
and choose "Last Known Good Configuration"?

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Okay so I wanted to change my logon screen and I downloaded this program called Logon Loader. I changed my logon screen then I accidently deleted the logon screen file that I used to replace the default one. And now whenever I start up windows it says the computer is locked and tells me to enter a password. Also the logon screen is just a black background with the logon box that has a name and a password in it.

Thanks for the help.

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Hi All,

Greetings to all of you since I am new here.

Would like to seek assistance from anyone of you which I still have winlogon problem which only default to classical logon screen with drop-down selection of user names instead of normal Windows XP user log on screen.

Anyways of rectify the said problem? Your kind advise would be very much appreciated.

Thank you in advance.

A:How To Fix Windows Logon Screen


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...it doesn't even restart. there's just this blank screen. the monitor sometimes turns itself off. but i can still enter safe mode.

tried fixboot and system restore. should i change the kernel32.dll file?


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everything was working fine, but when i install the bit difender total security 2009, after installing the antivirus when computer get restgarted its shows the user accounts and its not going direct to the desktop, its looking very bad because i am the single user on my computer. please help me.

A:Windows Logon Screen

Hello Ravinder. Welcome to BC.What operating system are you using please?There is a tool for autologon for Windows XP.With Regards,The Panda

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Hi All ,

I am new to this community, as far as posting and such. I have come here often to read through some of the other discussions, mostly pertaining to software.

At this point, I must say that I am at a loss LOL....seems a friend that was on a mission..snuck up on me and changed the password that is required to log on to the windows screen of XP. This system operates my tax business, which is owned and operated by an external agency. If I cannot regain acess to these systems, my company and general business may be at risk.



A:Windows Xp Logon Screen

Welcome to Bleeping Computer DCurvezZ. I hope that this is a really good friend of yours, as one of subjects that are Not allowed on the forum are ones whose purpose is to defeat security measures.Bleeping Computer Board Rules.

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Hi, I have a friend that likes privacy. He asked me to come up his house and fix his logon screen, its shows on his logon screen that he has 2 unread emails. I dont know how to get it off, mine and my wifes computer dosent show that. Its a hotmail account so I went to hotmail and msn messeger's options and I cant find anything. Anyone know how to get it off? Thanks.

A:Windows logon screen

The solution you're looking for is provided here:

Overview of the mail notification display on the Windows XP Welcome screen

BEWARE, THOUGH! The solution above incorporates editing the Registry.
If you are not sure about backing up, editing and restoring the Registry,
please post back requesting further assistance.

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A couple of weeks ago my Windows XP welcome screen would automatically select my username and allow me to enter my password without clicking on my icon, but reciently I've had to click on my icon before typing in my password. Any ideas as to why this happened or how I could solve it would be great.

But my main problem is that the other day everytime XP loaded the screen would be blank. So I loaded into VGA mode deleted my display adaptor, restarted and reinstalled it. Now the screen is fine, not blank anymore, but for some reason the logon screen is like older versions, just username and password fields.
This happens even though under my User Accounts (in Control Panel) the way users logon on is set to 'Use Welcome Screen' and 'Use Fast User Switching'.

I would realy like to get back to my orriginal logon welcome screen, with icons next to usernames, without having to reinstall XP or format its partition.

Please reply!

A:Help With Windows XP Logon Screen

I know the answer to your first question. If you do a windows update or have your computer so that it automatically updates windows, it changes it so that XP may no longer log itself in. I may be wrong, but it always happens to me when i install a clean version of xp, but then do a windows XP. hope that helps.

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A friend of mine has "lost" the original logon screen (where I had set him up three users) so he could simply click on a user, enter the password and away he (or his family) could go ... now all he has is the oh-so-familiar (to me) and not so user-friendly [Ctrl][Alt] logon prompt. Is there any way to get that original logon screen back?


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A:Logon Screen (Windows XP/SP 1)

Found this on the net once I knew what to look for:

Control Panel/Users/Change the Way Users Logon/Welcome Screen or...

Start/Run/Regedit Key
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\ CurrentVersion\Winlogon]
Value Name: LogonType
Data Type: REG_DWORD (DWORD Value)
Value Data: (0 = Classic Mode, 1 = Welcome Screen)

Create a new DWORD value, or modify the existing value, called 'LogonType' and edit the value according to the settings below. Reboot.

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I recently reinstalled XP from a restore disk. All went well and I thought it would be good to password protect my computer. I set up my name and a password in the Control Panel User Accounts.
Then I realized that, since I was the only one using this computer, signing-in was a pain, especially with update restarts, etc.
I like to turn the computer on and have use of my desktop without any other steps.
I disabled the password for my account, but, now when I start the computer I end-up on a screen where I have to select my name (the only name on the screen) and the boot continues to the desktop.
How do I bypass this logon page?

A:Windows Logon Screen

start/run, type control userpasswords2 and click OK, clear the box 'Users must enter user name ...' and click OK, now enter the user name you wish to logon automatically and the password, done.

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Prior to purchasing a new notebook with Windows 7 Home Premium x64, I used a notebook with Windows XP Professional. I really liked the Windows XP Pro logon box (see attached image).

Is there a similar logon screen available should I upgrade to Windows 7 Pro or Ultimate?

A:Windows 7 Logon Screen/XP Pro?

There's no way you can get the xp logon screen to work with windows 7. But you can change the background logon screen image in 7. Otherwise if you like the xp logon screen, then stick with xp.

Log On Screen - Change


7 Logon Screen Manager by ~vasanrulez on deviantART

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