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Windows 10 numlk works on startup doesn't after sign on to Windows

Q: Windows 10 numlk works on startup doesn't after sign on to Windows

This problem exists on both my laptops. Searches don't address my particular issue.

HP upgraded from Win7 and Toshiba upgraded from Win8.3 6-10 months ago to Win10.

I've tried to change from Fast Start which fixed only the failure on Toshiba to restart on command which was a good thing. Did nothing for HP.

I've changed the keyboard registry in both computers to the #2 which did nothing. (The HP was already set to 2)

I've gotten the latest patches and upgrades for Win10 on both laptops. Did nothing.

The numlock light comes on and stays on. The on screen icons show either locked or unlocked properly. Only the directional controls continue to work in either locked or unlocked mode.

I've found nothing anywhere that addresses this. Has to be a software issue as computers are different manufacturers and one is 3 years old and other is less than one year old.

It baffles me that it works on startup to put in my PIN and only fails when logged on to Windows 10.

Thanks,

Doug

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A: Windows 10 numlk works on startup doesn't after sign on to Windows

Originally Posted by gslses


This problem exists on both my laptops. Searches don't address my particular issue.

HP upgraded from Win7 and Toshiba upgraded from Win8.3 6-10 months ago to Win10.

I've tried to change from Fast Start which fixed only the failure on Toshiba to restart on command which was a good thing. Did nothing for HP.

I've changed the keyboard registry in both computers to the #2 which did nothing. (The HP was already set to 2)

I've gotten the latest patches and upgrades for Win10 on both laptops. Did nothing.

The numlock light comes on and stays on. The on screen icons show either locked or unlocked properly. Only the directional controls continue to work in either locked or unlocked mode.

I've found nothing anywhere that addresses this. Has to be a software issue as computers are different manufacturers and one is 3 years old and other is less than one year old.

It baffles me that it works on startup to put in my PIN and only fails when logged on to Windows 10.

Thanks,

Doug



Did you try this?

I tried most of the suggested tips, but only one worked;

Go to Registry HKUsers/Default/ControlPanel/Keyboard and change the Keyboard Indicator value from 2147483648 to 2147483650, i.e. change the last two numbers from 48 to 50.

More details at http://winaero.com/blog/enable-numlo...en-windows-10/

Bob Frost

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This problem exists on both my laptops. Searches don't address my particular issue.

HP upgraded from Win7 and Toshiba upgraded from Win8.3 6-10 months ago to Win10.

I've tried to change from Fast Start which fixed only the failure on Toshiba to restart on command which was a good thing. Did nothing for HP.

I've changed the keyboard registry in both computers to the #2 which did nothing. (The HP was already set to 2)

I've gotten the latest patches and upgrades for Win10 on both laptops. Did nothing.

The numlock light comes on and stays on. The on screen icons show either locked or unlocked properly. Only the directional controls continue to work in either locked or unlocked mode.

I've found nothing anywhere that addresses this. Has to be a software issue as computers are different manufacturers and one is 3 years old and other is less than one year old.

It baffles me that it works on startup to put in my PIN and only fails when logged on to Windows 10.

Thanks,

Doug

A:Windows 10 numlk works on startup doesn't after sign on to Windows

Originally Posted by gslses


This problem exists on both my laptops. Searches don't address my particular issue.

HP upgraded from Win7 and Toshiba upgraded from Win8.3 6-10 months ago to Win10.

I've tried to change from Fast Start which fixed only the failure on Toshiba to restart on command which was a good thing. Did nothing for HP.

I've changed the keyboard registry in both computers to the #2 which did nothing. (The HP was already set to 2)

I've gotten the latest patches and upgrades for Win10 on both laptops. Did nothing.

The numlock light comes on and stays on. The on screen icons show either locked or unlocked properly. Only the directional controls continue to work in either locked or unlocked mode.

I've found nothing anywhere that addresses this. Has to be a software issue as computers are different manufacturers and one is 3 years old and other is less than one year old.

It baffles me that it works on startup to put in my PIN and only fails when logged on to Windows 10.

Thanks,

Doug



Did you try this?

I tried most of the suggested tips, but only one worked;

Go to Registry HKUsers/Default/ControlPanel/Keyboard and change the Keyboard Indicator value from 2147483648 to 2147483650, i.e. change the last two numbers from 48 to 50.

More details at http://winaero.com/blog/enable-numlo...en-windows-10/

Bob Frost

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Hi everybody,i have Lenovo B50-10 and i can't use numkeyboard on the right.I tried with Fn+numlk or only numlk,but it doesn't works.It's me that i don't understand how it works,or my lenovo has some trouble?Thanks for help

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***I WAS ADVISED TO REMOVE SOME OF THE ATTACHED LOGS***

Roughly a week ago for an unknown reason I became unable to log into Windows Live Messenger 2012. Up until this point I was using 2012 just fine. If I uninstall and install 2011 I can sign in fine, which seems to rule out firewall/antivirus issues. I can log in with my account on the web and other devices. If I re-install 2012, no luck



I've tried virtually every process listed on the Internet and cannot resolve this. Worse, the error message has changed as I try different fixes. Currently it is 800706be. I've completely deleted Windows Essentials multiple times and always get the same issue



MalwareBytes and Kaspersky scan comes back clean. I've run registry fixes with RegCure and RegZooka



From the Messenger splash screen

If I go to Options > Connections > Advanced Settings and Test the HTTP connection setting i get the followingle

"We are unable to connect (80072f06)"



when I try to sign into Messenger, it says the service is unavailable and leaves the following in the Event Viewer

------------------------------------------------

Fault bucket 3186599919, type 1

Event Name: APPCRASH

Response: Not available

Cab Id: 0

Problem signature:

P1: wlcomm.exe

P2: 16.4.3505.912

P3: 50511008

P4: StackHash_6e44

P5: 6.1.7601.17725

P6: 4ec49b8f

P7: c0000374

P8: 000ce6c3

P9:

P10:

Attached files:

C:\Users\jeremy.perella\AppData\Local\Temp�... Read more

A:Can't sign into Windows Live Messenger 2012. WLM 2011 Works Fine

First go to Programs and Features in Control Panel and Delete both RegCure and RegZooka - Both will not fix anything and cause problems.""I can send a HackThisLog if it will help"" << This program is rarely used, and never in this area of the forum -""Currently it is 800706be.""This issue and error message is often related to Windows update and several connection problems.You can first try Windows Update troubleshooting tool by going to Start -> Control Panel -> Troubleshooting -> Fix problems with Windows Update.If the issue persists, rename the Windows Update Temporary folders by the steps below:1. Click the Start Button and type in "Notepad" (without the quotation marks) in the open box and press Enter.2. Copy the following commands and paste them into the opened Notepad window: net stop wuauservnet stop Cryptsvcren %windir%\SoftwareDistribution sdold.oldren %windir%\system32\catroot2 crt2old.oldnet start wuauservnet start Cryptsvc 3. After pasting the above commands, please close the Notepad window. Then choose "Save" when you are prompted to save the file. Type "temp.bat" (without the quotation marks) as the file name and choose Desktop from the left panel as the location. NOTE the .bat extension is very important 4. Right click the temp.bat file on Desktop and choose Run as administrator.5. A DOS-like window will begin processing.Then, please restart the computer and c... Read more

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My password did not work on the windows startup screen.

I ended up boot in safe mode, and doing a memory test, and now it works fine.

But I know a memory test would not of fixed it? Am I going to be getting this error again? Is this a sign of something about to break down on me? or by going in safemode, did I get a better driver load?

I did try rebooting it several times before doing the safemode boot, and nothing worked. But all is fine now... for now. should I be concerned? or did I just get lucky? lol.

It was a windows 7 on a Sony Laptop. (caps was off, password was correct)

A:Did not let me sign in to the windows startup screen

Hello jim54729 and welcome to Seven Forums,

I'm not sure why you had this issue and how it sorted itself out...
What you might want to do is create a password reset disk.
If something does go wrong again, it might come in handy!

Password Reset Disk : Windows 7 / Vista

hope this helps,
David

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Hi I had my lap top in shop getting a new fan and got it home but can only get as far as the sign in window and  I Ave foot my password is their a way to jailbreak it so I can rest the password

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About an hour ago, I took the side panel off my computer to get rid of some dust inside the case. Once I had finished up, I started up the computer again to find the message 'reboot with proper start up device' or something a long those lines. I proceeded to put the disk of Windows 7 into the disk tray and load in up. After windows had finished loading files, the computer appeared to start up as normal, but just blanked screened after the windows logo appeared. This now occurs every time I start up the computer. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

The reason this is in hardware and devices section, is because when I go into the EFI BIOS, it doesn't have the HDD as listed component in the boot priority.

A:Computer crashes after the Windows sign appears during startup

Something you can try right away is shut down everything (make sure to flip the power switch on the PSU or unplug it and discharge any left over power by pressing the power button) and disconnect and reconnect the SATA power and data cables. If that doesn't work, try a new SATA port. If that doesn't work, try a new SATA cable.

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Hi. I've searched for a similar problem and not found an answer, so feel free to direct me to the thread if this problem has been discussed before.
I am runnng XP home and windows messenger works fine, but MSN messenger doesn't (I prefer it). It only appears to be my identity that doesn't work...my daughter's 2 identities do work fine. I click sign in and the icon does it spinning thing...then nothing...no error message- just back to the sign in screen. Can anyone help me? I've tried searching microsoft forums and find nothing that helps. In case it offers some info, here is a hijack log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 6:06:18 PM, on 02/01/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

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\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\hkcmd.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Dell\EUSW\Support.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\Media Experience\PCMService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\LXSUPMON.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\PANICW~1\POP-UP~1\PSFree.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Sys... Read more

A:Windows mssgr works...MSN doesn't

Did you run this log while in your profile?

Run HJT again and put checks against these:
O17 - HKLM\System\CCS\Services\Tcpip\..\{112A6803-0B6F-4B58-A52C-04278DE686C0}: NameServer = 206.47.244.42 206.47.244.102
O17 - HKLM\System\CS1\Services\Tcpip\..\{112A6803-0B6F-4B58-A52C-04278DE686C0}: NameServer = 206.47.244.42 206.47.244.102

Close all browser windows before clicking "fix checked".
 

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Hi there,

I am experiencing a very unusal problem with my new Windows 7 upgrade (previously had Vista) on my 6 month old Acer Aspire laptop. I have seeked support on the Microsoft forums but the nature of the issue wasn't understood. I cannot return to Vista as the upgrade is not undo-able and I didn't get a Vista CD or any kind of restore mechanism with the laptop.... I'm a student, can't afford to take it to a shop and I'm stuck!
Here is the problem:

Before the upgrade - everything worked perfectly on the laptop, I had no software issues and no hardware problems. Since the afternoon I upgraded, things have started to stop working - so I know that it was the upgrade that caused it. Here are a few symptoms...

1) When I try to open certain files (eg. the SD card that is inserted) it will load for ages and not open. When I try to restore, it will 'load' the restore but nothing happens (it essentially freezes).

2) The sleep and hibernate functions do not work. When I close the lid, the screen cuts out and I cannot bring it back to life (although the HDD is still running). I regularly have to hold down the power button and restart to get it working again.

3) Occassionally I will notice that some functions aren't working (eg. the button to open the CD drive tray wont work).

4) sometimes if I leave the laptop alone, after it has passed the screensaver and 'black screen' phases it will not return when I move the mouse/tap a key. I have to hold the power button again.
Whil... Read more

A:Windows 7 Upgrade - sometimes works, sometimes doesn't!

Welcome to the Forum

If you have used the term upgrade correctly, I know the problem. You must do a clean install. This can be done with an upgrade DVD. If interested, I will provide more information on how it can be done.

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Hi guys,I might soon be purchasing a used W510 and am debating whether to freshly install Windows 7 on it or Windows 10 (I have licenses for both via MSDN). I know that Windows 7 is officially supported while Windows 10 is not.Ideally I would like to install Windows 10 but if things like the Fn hotkeys, etc... won't work on it due to no drivers, I don't want to waste a license on it and would rather then just install Windows 7. Googling around and looking on this forum seems to give mixed results - some say it works great and some say nothing works without drivers.Now that Windows 10 has been out for a while, can someone please share recent experiences with using Windows 10 on a W510? I would think things like Wifi and Bluetooth would work but the Fn hotkeys, volume buttons, and on screen display are important for me too.

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Hi,

I'm using my friend's computer and her msn usually starts up when we first log in. As well it shows on the toolbar but now it does not. Even if we try to run the program it won't.

Windows explorer and all other folders including the control panel just freezes when opened. This just happened a few days ago maybe after an AVG update? She is running Windows XP pro with SP3 I think. Below is a HJT log in case it helps.

Thanks,

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 5:37:08 PM, on 3/8/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LVCOMSX.EXE
C:\Program Files\Logitech\Video\LogiTray.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgcc.exe
C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\msnmsgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\TeaTimer.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\Video\FxSvr2.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgupsvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgemc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\KodakCCS.exe
C:\Program Files\Network Associates\Common Framework\FrameworkServic... Read more

A:MSN doesn't startup and Windows Explorer Freezes (Moved from Windows XP)

EDIT - MSN does not show on the system tray icon not 'toolbar.'

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Okay so I have a desktop computer that I had to install windows 8 on myself, but recently I needed to use windows 7 or something so I set it up, and it works...only one problem, when after I installed wndows 7 (worked perfectly fine) but I can't sign in. My mouse or keyboard won't work, I think it is because I don't have the correct mouse and keyboard drivers, and if that is the case how do I install them?
mouse: Razer Naga
keyboard: Roccat Ryos

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Hi
Is there somewhere or someone you can borrow a standard keyboard and mouse from?
 
Then you can log into the system and visit the Manufacturers website(s) to download and install the proper drivers for your equipment.
 
This would probably be the easiest.
Keyboard: http://www.roccat.org/Products/Gaming-Keyboards/ROCCAT-Ryos-MK-Pro/
 
Mouse: http://drivers.razersupport.com/index.php?_m=downloads&_a=view&_m=downloads&_a=view
 
Best of luck and Please keep BC posted!

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Hello, I'm having a weird issue with a HP Pavilion dm4 laptop.The keyboard doesn't work on Windows, but works on BIOS and also with a Ubuntu live CD .I also tested it with an external keyboard but still the same.Also did a clean install of Windows 7 x64 Professional and the issue is still there.And whats even stranger is that it was working fine before, and the next day it wasn't. Please, if anyone has any idea what's happening, let me know! Thanks in advance! 

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Hi guys,

I have a problem and I've tried to figure it out for the whole day now.

It's mind-boggling and SUPER frustrating at the same time.

Basically I installed a fresh copy of Windows 8.1 Pro to my computer and when I plug both DVI cables into the GTX 750Ti (I run Dual monitors) it goes to the 'Windows 8 Blue logo start up but then suddenly my monitors have no signal (and my mouse turns off, aka it looks like my USB shutsdown) but my mobo is still on + cpu fans/case fans, etc.

So I tried using the IGPU and it works fine, you can plug one DVI into the IGPU DVI out, and one monitor DVI to the GTX750Ti and it will boot into windows fine.

The biggest thing that boggles me is that upon a fresh install it worked fine, AND I can reinstall windows fine again, but it *SEEMS* like after I install the NVIDIA graphics card drivers it starts happening again and I can only use IGPU to boot into windows. Now, when I first installed windows it was working fine, till I shut it down and it won't boot again hence having to try IGPU. I tried formatting, I've tried everything!

All my parts are brand new, I've tried everything there is to try, and googled alot (I've enabled/disabled secureboot multiple times, I've done 'primary display adapter 'PCI-E' and switched between them), I've tried almost everything!

My specs are as follows:

ASUS Geforce GTX750Ti GPU
Asrock H97M-ITX/ac MOBO
RAM: Corsair Vengeance 8gb
Samsung EVO 840 SSD

I've fiddled around with all the Asrock bios settings to n... Read more

A:Windows 8 Booting (IGPU works, PCI-E GTX750Ti doesn't work

The craziest thing is - Sometimes it works sometimes it doesn't - remember it goes to blue windows 8 logo AND THEN there is no monitor signal.
If I use Integrated Graphics it 100% always works. I'm thinking it might be some sort of bios problem maybe? I really don't know anymore :|

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Hi guys,

I have a problem and I've tried to figure it out for the whole day now.

It's mind-boggling and SUPER frustrating at the same time.

Basically I installed a fresh copy of Windows 8.1 Pro to my computer and when I plug both DVI cables into the GTX 750Ti (I run Dual monitors) it goes to the 'Windows 8 Blue logo start up but then suddenly my monitors have no signal (and my mouse turns off, aka it looks like my USB shutsdown) but my mobo is still on + cpu fans/case fans, etc.

So I tried using the IGPU and it works fine, you can plug one DVI into the IGPU DVI out, and one monitor DVI to the GTX750Ti and it will boot into windows fine.

The biggest thing that boggles me is that upon a fresh install it worked fine, AND I can reinstall windows fine again, but it *SEEMS* like after I install the NVIDIA graphics card drivers it starts happening again and I can only use IGPU to boot into windows. Now, when I first installed windows it was working fine, till I shut it down and it won't boot again hence having to try IGPU. I tried formatting, I've tried everything!

All my parts are brand new, I've tried everything there is to try, and googled alot (I've enabled/disabled secureboot multiple times, I've done 'primary display adapter 'PCI-E' and switched between them), I've tried almost everything!

My specs are as follows:

ASUS Geforce GTX750Ti GPU
Asrock H97M-ITX/ac MOBO
RAM: Corsair Vengeance 8gb
Samsung EVO 840 SSD... Read more

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I have Win7 Ultimate installed on a Dell Optiplex GX620 P4 hyperthread, approx 6 years old. Bios is most current Phoenix ROM Bios Plus 1.10 A11. I have 2 sata drives and 2 IDE drives installed. Boot is from SATA 0. SATA drives 2&3 are not present. All is well with this part of the equation.

I had been running a Seagate 250GB IDE drive (ST3250824A) as BIOS drive 4, master drive, jumper selected. I just installed a second 120gb Seagate IDE (ST3120026A) as a slave, BIOS drive 5. That was when things got interesting. When I rebooted BIOS took a long time to load, and then reported that neither IDE drive was present. I then did all the obvious things: Disconnected one drive at a time - BIOS would recognize the connected drive. Switched master & slave drive positions. Changed jumpering from master/slave to cable select. Installed a new ribbon cable. Checked that BIOS drive recognition was set to 'Auto' for both drives. Results are always the same: either drive is recognized when only one is connected but BIOS does not recognize them when both are installed. On boot I receive a warning that IDE Drives 4 & 5 are not present and have to press F1 to continue. When I enter Setup BIOS reports the drives as unknown drive type. When only one is connected BIOS accurately reports the drive model # & capacity.

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The only time I've found something similar is when I had a CD drive as MASTER on an IDE port and a hard drive as slave. It seems BIOS would inquire or skip on the CD and not bother waiting for a response on the hard drive. Windows would see it fine as by that time, it was spun up, etc. But BIOS never showed it, only the CD drive. Access to hard drive was not a problem.

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Hi there!

It's just a small problem, but my startup sound isn't working as it should be. I've had this new pc for about 4 months now, and I've heard the startup
tune about as many times. I've downloaded Winaero Tweaker to test it, and that tool plays it without any problems, but when I start up my pc, I don't hear a thing! As far as I know my drivers are
all up-to-date, and my system sounds are working properly too. I didn't receive any answers to this problem on the Windows Club forum, nor on  the
dutch Microsoft forum, so I'm hoping that someone here can help me out. It's a brand new pc, and it should be able to play that #@%$&! sound!
Lots of thanks in advance, Vince from Holland.

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I have researched and researched but have found nothing to help me. I have an AMD 7750 dual core processor and 2x ati radeon x1300 gc's. I have downloaded the latest drivers for it several times. Restarted. Messed with resolutions. Restarted. Nothing is working. It's got to be something simple.

2 Things
1) The hdmi output works on startup, but goes black/unsupported by monitor when windows 7 pops up with choosing a user.

2)When I have the "normal" plug in for the computer in it works fine, but after i plug in the hdmi, the normal plug goes to the secondary screen (as in dual moniters) and I switch the input on the tv to the hdmi input that, obviously, the hdmi cord is plugged into and I get unsupported signal. And I am pretty sure the computer thinks that the hdmi cable would be the main screen. Not 2nd screen.

Please help. I have been at it for about 5 hours.

Btw, my monitor is a 40" sony bravia.

A:Hdmi output works on startup, not windows 7

Have you tried booting into safe mode?

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Hello everyone,

I don't know if it's the good place to post my problem, because it's not a real BSOD, but it's still a freeze.

So, here is the full story:
A week ago, I got an update to my Avast Free Antivirus. After I installed it, my Windows began to freeze something like 30 minutes after the login screen.

The problem is the following: 30 minutes after startup (I didn't time, but it's almost always after the same time), one by one my programs begin not to respond, and after a few minutes nothing works anymore. I can still move the mouse, but the interface doesn't react. The only way to shut down my computer is to do a hard shutdown.
In Safe Mode, there is no problem, I'm using SM with networking right now.

I tried to disable all the startup programs, but Avast, McAfee, and some other programs still launch themselves.
BTW, Avast works, so I don't think the problem lies in Avast itself
I don't think it's a hardware issue; I have already done memtest86, checkdisk.
I don't know if the problem lies in Avast itself, or if Avast damaged something during its update. But if you're absolutely sure the problem lies in Avast, I can try.

Here are my specs:
HP ProBook 4540s
Intel Core i5 3210M with Intel HD Graphics 4000
4GB RAM
GPU : Intel + AMD Radeon HD 7650M
Sound: IDT Audio Hd
475HDD

I give you also the dm logs.

Thank you for your help.

A:Windows freezes 30 min after startup, works in Safe Mode

does the computer freeze when it is left idle? or it freezes even if you are working?

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Whenever I boot Windows 7, after it starts, instead of showing the login screen, it show a black screen with a movable cursor. Now, I can go into safe mode, and it works, but, hell, I can even put my password on that black screen, press enter and it will go into Windows and work just fine. But the thing is, it's supposed to show the login screen, not just a black one, so I'm a bit worried of what might be causing the problem, and whether or not it could expand into something worse. Any help would be appreciated.

A:Black Screen with Cursor on startup, but Windows works

hi kergal
press and hold f8 the power up the laptop then select repair ur computer select command prompt and write
chkdsk then write chkdsk /c
the exit
and make restart

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This keyboard has worked great for a few years.  Now it stops working as soon as i log in with my windows password.  Just clicking sounds on web pages, program pages, etc.  I removed device & paired again. Restarted, etc and keep getting same result.  very frustrating.  any help would be appreciated. 

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I'm on Windows 7 32-bit OS Service Pack 1 on a Gateway PC with 3GB of RAM Here's the thing, I will try to explain it at best I can The problem started like a 3 weeks ago, It was going slow like Bootups take like 10 mins, In a Week it got bad I can't get in my PC, But now I can't - Turns on PC, Boots to the main screen, Get to where to says Starting Windows with no microsoft logo - It goes to the Startup Repair, after that..still won't boot in to Windows I had to reinstall Windows like back in September, Went ok, It was going so slow Reinstalling again, Nothing, I get a Bootmgr Currupt when I try to run the DVD I downloaded Win 7 with my friend gave me the key to activate it Me thinks: Motherboard or the HDD

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I'm not a Windows whiz by any means, but I'm usually able to solve the problems I run into on my machines. This one's got me stumped:

I leave my Sony Vaio VGN-FW290J, running Windows 7 SP1, running one night while I go out for some errands. On my return, the thing has crashed pretty bad (I-can't-even-move-the-mouse bad). Whatever. I do a hard restart of the computer, decline safe mode, and the thing starts up just fine. Well, it was pretty slow, actually. Windows freezes up on me within two minutes (it's still loading up startup programs during that time). I entered into a cycle of startup, hard restart, startup, hard restart, ... until I was convinced of the permanence of the issue.

I became unhappy then, since I knew something was wrong, and this computer hadn't had a real problem in about 4 years of usage.

My first thought was to do a virus scan, so I booted into safe mode and started Avast to get cracking. Two "threats" were found in a full scan: both were very old files. I removed them and I still had the same problem.

I then deactivated every single startup program except the ones I thought were absolutely necessary. No beans. I currently have these set to autostart:
Alps pointing-device driver (Tracker Pad)
HD Audio Control panel (Audio Card)
Realtek Voice Manager (Audio Card)
Microsoft Windows Operating System
ISB Utility (Battery Utility)
Catalyst Control Center (Video Card)
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A:Windows 7 freezes up soon after startup - works fine in safe mode

If it works fine in Safe Mode and its not related to hardware, I would assume that you have an application that loading at startup that is causing you some problems. So why dont you use msconfig to scale back all the startups and then add them back to see which is causeing the problem

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Interesting dilemma started occurring. Long post, but weird circumstances require details.

Been working on a custom build for a client. Everything is going great up until it's deliver to the customer time (of course). I purchased 160GB WD blues for OS (going to set up in RAID 1), but found out I got some bad drives. Working fine for a couple weeks with no issues, but bad blocks started popping up, so ran them through the WD diags and they failed.

Having not had much luck with WD Blue series, I decide to go with WD Red's for the OS. I put a RAID 5 array and a separate RAID 1 for backup storage in the machine, all using WD Red's and they really work well. Research online said they are good for OS drives, so picked up a couple 1TB's and imaged the existing 160GB partition to one of the 1TB Red drives. I decided not to kick off the mirror on the OS drive until the customer was happy with the setup. Once satisfied, the plan was to perform one final image, then kick off the RAID 1 and handle all future support via remote.

This was last night and this morning I shut the box down, no issues. Fast forward to getting it hooked up onsite and it says it can start, so it goes into Windows repair. I let it run for 2 hours and it gets nowhere, so I put in a Win7 install disc and see if the repair works from DVD. Goes into the same never ending repair cycle, so I just hard reset it and when it gave me option for repair or start normally, I choose the latter. Amazingly, it boots to desk... Read more

A:New build started going to windows repair on startup, but reboot works

May I ask why you're using dated RAID, for what benefit to your client? All we see here are problems with RAID which offers no appreciable benefit I've seen and isn't even redundant since most users lose all data if they lose one drive. You certainly don't need it for size nowadays.

If you'll post back a screenshot of Disk Management - Post a Screen Capture Image we can look over the config to see if it anything is obvious.

I'd also run a few Startup Repairs from Disk to see if it finds anything. I'd also run a Disk Check and HD Diagnostic

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I installed a new partition for windows 8 because I wanted to try something, I got it installed along side of windows 7, I didn't like the way windows 8 would boot first then ask me what OS I wanted to use so I made my other partition back to primary and uninstalled windows 8. That is where the problem started, now when I start up my computer it still tries to boot into windows 8 but then wants me to press F9 to use an alternate Operating System or use other "F" keys to use multiple repair options to repair win8. How do I make it so it only boots to windows 7 again?

A:Windows 8 startup doesn't stop

Also I have completely merged the win8 partition back with the main hard drive using the "extend drive" function.

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I went into my User Accouts in the Control Panel. I deleted a User called Nathon. I created a new user account with Admin authority named Jack.
However, everytime that I start my computer from my morning bootup, the Signon Window has the deleted User, Nathon.
I have to type in Jack, for the new user, and I get into Jacks Account.

Why is Windows not remembering that I have deleted the USER, Nathon?

I have never had such a problem with any of my other windows computers.



Operating System
MS Windows XP Home 32-bit SP3
Installation Date: 28 April 2010, 17:47
Serial Number: B2KW2-WFXJP-DYBT7-HF44F-TJJ9W
Windows Security Center
Windows Update
AutoUpdate Download Automatically and Notify Prior to Install
 

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Hello everyone,
My computer was working fine yesterday. This morning when I start it, it becomes unresponsive. The mouse works on the desktop, but nothing responds when I click them. I have restarted in safe mode, and everything seems to work. I looked under my system restore and all the restore points are gone. I ran MalwareBytes and SuperAntispyware just yesterday and neither detected anything and I have not installed or downloaded within the last few days.
I have tried running error-checking on C: drive, but it fails to run when I restart. It says "Cannot open volume for direct access. Autochk cannot run due to an error caused by a recently installed software package." It then says to use system restore, which I cant because all points are missing. The only thing I have installed in the last week was Adobe Photoshop CS4.
I ran CCleaner yesterday as well and I think something of photoshop was flagged for cleaning, and I let it clean it... However, I restored the changes today using the CCleaner restore file to see if it fixed it, but no change.

I just tried opening Photoshop in Safe Mode and got a message saying that Liscensing for the product has stopped working and requires my computer to be restarted before it can be launched.....Error: 148:3
I suspect this might have something to do with the problem...but no Adobe program is set to run on startup....so I'm not sure why that would be bogging it down. I cannot check Task Manager during normal startup t... Read more

A:Windows 7 slows/freezes on normal startup, works in Safe Mode

In Safe Mode you can call up MSCONFIG via Start/Run or WinKey-R, and see what's starting behind the scenes. Selectively turn off a few things at a time and see what happens. You can also go to installed updates in Control Panel/Programs and Features and sort by date to see what's new from MS.

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When i started up the computer, it will load past the windows 7 logo then when it comes to the desktop, it would load for 2 seconds or so then it would just restart. The desktop is blank, the only thing visible is the mouse cursor. After seconds of viewing the blank screen, it just restarts and it repeats itself. Startup repair doesn't work either, it says it has failed to do the automatic repairs. I cannot boot into any kind of mode as well, safe mode doesn't work. last configuration mode doesn;t work either. All of the modes results in the same restarts, I would see a blank desktop with the mouse cursor in the middle then it restarts. I haven't done any changes to the computer recently, it was working fine in the morning then all of a sudden, this problem occured in the the afternoon. I've unplugged all hardware and tried starting up with just a ps/2 mouse and keyboard, but the problem still persists. I've also ran memtest86, and I passed all the tests, no error, so I guess the ram could be eliminated. Could this be an hardware issue or an virus? I don't want to resort to formatting because all my work is in there. I've only owned this computer a little more than a month. It's an acer desktop with amd anthlon 2.7, nvidia geforce 9200 and windows 7 home premium 64bit. Any input on this matter would be greatly appreciated.

A:Urgent help required, windows 7 doesn't startup

Take battery out, unplug, press start for 5 seconds. Then try again.

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I started my computer this morning and it went straight to a black screen where I have to pick from two options:Launch startup repair or Start Windows normally. If I start normally, it just restarts my computer and goes back to the black screen. If I launch the startup repair, it goes to a screen with a Windows-style background and stays there doing nothing. From what I've seen online, there should be a window where I can choose to repair or reinstall Windows, etc. but I don't even get to those options.

I tried starting in safe mode and it looks like it's going through a long list of system files, then it stops and restarts my computer and it goes back to the black screen. Every solution I've seen online requires that pop-up window, which I never get to.

I also tried booting from my recovery discs and they just take me to the blank Windows background again. My computer was fine last night when I shut it down and I haven't downloaded or installed anything in ages.

Any help would be appreciated.

A:Windows Startup Repair doesn't launch

Sounds like you may have suffered a hardware failure preventing machine from running or completing any tasks, you could try some bootable hardware tests on your RAM and hard drive to show if they are operating correctly
RAM - Test with Memtest86+
Hard Drive Diagnostic Procedure using something like SeaTools | Seagate

Have you tried entering bios ? does all your drives etc still show ?

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My Inspiron Windows 8, Start up repairs keeps launching, windows will not load. Its in this cycle until battery dies. Any help. My system is still under warranty. 

A:Startup keeps launching, windows doesn't load

Please list your Dell model. Example: Dell Inspiron 3543
By the way, you tried some of the troubleshooting steps in the link below:
Windows 8 struck in auto-repair loop

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/*NOTE: to the right it says i'm running the RC, but i'm not anymore. Running Windows 7 Ultimate. and now...*/

All of my system sounds work fine, as do all of the wav files in the C:\Windows\Media directory. All except for Windows Startup.wav. When my computer starts up, the sound does not play, and when I double click the file in the folder, it only makes a brief "click sound".

I tried replacing it with one from my friends Windows 7 machine, but it strangely just makes the same "click" sound in WMP.

I have tried sfc \scannow to fix some small registry hiccups, and it actually fixed everything, except for this. I have tried to toggle the sounds etc. / reboot, but none of those seem to be working. any help is appreciated.

A:Windows Startup.wav doesn't work/play.

Hi xCaptainAmazing.Welcome to SevenForums

The Windows Start Up wav is stored in C:\Windows\System32\imageres.dll.

Have a look at the following thread.I know it is about replacing the start up wav, but it will give you a lot of insight in how to restore your start up sound.

Change Windows 7 Startup Sound?

Hope this helps
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Hi, and thank you for your time.

Guess I'll start from the beginning. My laptop (Asus x401u windows 7 home premium 64bit) was abruptly disconnected from it's power source, and I haven't been able to get into windows since. Upon startup i'm sent to the windows error recovery screen with two options available: "Launch startup repair (recommended)" and "Start windows normally".

Upon selecting the first option windows attempts to load files ultimately resulting in a black screen with the cursor appearing several minutes later, requiring a hard shutdown (holding the power button).

Upon selecting the second option windows tries to start, but ultimately fails, ending with a quick flash of a blue error screen (pic related), then reboots, taking me back to the windows error recovery screen.

Now, after having no luck with those two methods, I went to the advanced boot options, which offers the following 12 selections:

1. repair your computer(which attempts to load files and ends in another black screen),

2. Safe mode (which attempts loading files but gets stuck at "\ Windows\ System32\ drivers\CLASSPNP.SYS", then reboots to windows error recovery screen,

3. Safe mode with networking (same result as safe mode),

4. Safe mode with command prompt (again, same result),

5. Enable boot logging (haven't tried it),

6. Enable low res video (640x480) (seems irrelevant),

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A:I can't get into windows and startup repair doesn't work

Hi and welcome to SevenForums,
What exactly do you mean by "abruptly" was the battery removed while powered on ?
Also your attachment is upside down could you please edit your question with an edited/ rotated image and re-upload it ?

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I'm running Windows 7 Home Premium and it doesn't play Windows Startup Sound even though the option to play startup sound in Control Panel > Sounds is already checked. When my laptop boots up, it takes a couple of seconds flashing "Please wait..." before the logon screen appears. How do I fix this? Thanks.

A:Windows 7 doesn't play Startup Sound?

You could try running a system file check. SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

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Hi there,

I'm running Windows XP sp3 and have a 500G Transcend USB external hard drive without external power and all was working very well, but suddenly Windows doesn't detect my hdd on startup, the Safely Remove Hardware item appears in the system tray and is showing the presence of the drive but it doesn't assign a drive letter to it and it also doesn't appear in My Computer untill I unplug it then replug it. Does anyone have a solution for this annoying problem. A little help is appreciated very much, thanks in advance.
 

A:Solved: Windows doesn't detect HDD on startup

The problem seems to be the HDD itself because i've tried another external HDD and it's working fine, what possibly can be the problem it's a very new HDD?
 

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ACT! 2000 used to open automatically when starting Windows XP. About 6 months this stopped. I was experiencing heavy CPU usage at 100% freezing my computer. From this forum, they had me disable selective services and startup in msconfig. We isolated what didn't need to be starting. But now I do not even see ACT in startup to check.

How can I fix this? I have the original CD to reinstall ACT but I do not want to overlay my databases if at all possible due to the size of them after almost 8 years of using ACT! 2000.
 

A:ACT! 2000 doesn't automatically launch on Windows XP startup. It used to.

No need to reinstall Act. Try the following - should resolve problem:

To start a program each time you start Windows
Right-click the Start button, and then click Properties.
On the Start Menu tab, click Classic Start menu, and then click Customize. This changes the style of the Start menu.
Click Advanced.
In the Start Menu folder, find the shortcut to the program you want to start each time you start Windows, and drag it to the Startup folder located in the Programs folder.
Where?

Documents and Settings
User name
Start Menu
Programs
Startup
 

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Hello, I am a new member and this is my very first post. My daughter's laptop doesn't boot up, and I read some of the posts here and hope somebody can help me with a fixlist.
 
Windows 7 x64, no Windows CD available, attempting a restart my computer will not boot and I cannot get it to start in any safe mode option or get to an earlier time through system restore ( I get errors 0x800700b7)
So I downloaded FRST64.exe, put it on a USB stick and run it via the Windows 7 64-bit repair CD and the log FRST.txt from the farbar recovery scan is in the attachment.
 
Can you please help me with a Fixlist.txt solution so that I can use this to resolve the problem?
 
Thanks in advance,
Pete
 
 

A:Win 7, stuck during startup, Windows repair doesn't work

 
Lets give it a try.
 
Here is the file: 
 fixlist.txt   2.19KB
  8 downloads
 
The tool will make a log in the flashdrive (Fixlog.txt) please post it to your reply.
 
Attempt to boot in Normal Mode and let me know the outcome.
 

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Hello, I have an Emachines E627 laptop. Last night I was doing some school work on my laptop, but then my laptop freezes, gets the blue screen of death and turns off. I then turned it back on, and the Window's screen pops up, quickly goes to startup repair and then it does the repair thing. After about 5 minutes into it, it freezes for about 10 min, then says: "Your computer will now turn off". So, it turns off, I turn in back on again, it goes to the windows start up screen, and does the same process over again! Please help. I'm not an expert at doing these kinds of things.

A:Windows 7 Startup Repair freezes for 10 minutes then doesn't fix PC?

I would Check the hard drive with the manufacturer's diagnostic tools.
Hard Drive Diagnostics Tools and Utilities (Storage) - TACKtech Corp.
HD Diagnostic

Check your ram.
Memory Diagnostics Tool
Memtest86+ - Advanced Memory Diagnostic Tool




   Information
We always assume you have made your Recovery Disks using the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Media Creator app the first day you had your new PC.
& made the Startup Repair CD.
startup repair disc-create



Did you make the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Disks?

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I'm having a hard time with this computer, basically the mbr got messed up and apparently the windows drove locked and csnnot be accessed. I tried the dispatch command as you can see in the attachment and you'll see a ten gig drive I created as partition eight. Forgive me I'm new St this but this was the only drive I created so dell shipped it with so many partitions?
Anyways if you can assist I'll appreciate it, I tried the dispatch and no luck inget a error stating can't open bcd file which after giggling means the drive is still locked and cannot be opened
Also the mbr is just bad.

A:Windows 8.1 won't boot, startup disk doesn't work.

First of all,welcome to BC !
 
Now can you please post back with the answers to the following questions ?
 
You have said it is a Dell,but please supply the model.
 
Do you have any valuable data on this computer ?
 
Do you have a recovery partition ?
 
Chris Cosgrove

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 Hi,
So I'm going to try to be as specific as possible. About a month ago, I finally updated to Windows 10 from Windows 7 on a Sony Vaio laptop. It seemed to work fine, but I started getting an error every time Windows would start up or if I would "awake" the computer from Sleep mode. The error was "please insert disk into removable disk E:" I never had this error before. Apparently, this drive was my SD card and I've never even used that drive at all. Other than being an annoyance though, this error didn't seem to have any impact so I rolled with it for the time being figuring I could fix it later or just deal with it.
Well, after about two weeks, my computer froze up, so I tried to restart, and it wouldn't startup again. I would turn it on and it would just go to a black screen with a white arrow and stop. Sometimes it would take me to a black screen and say "Operating System Not Found." After several failed startup attempts, Windows seemed to take me to some diagnostic screen and I went through several prompts following whatever advice Windows 10 was giving me to fix the startup error. After several failed attempts, somehow miraculously I got it started again. Quickly, in fear of this happening again, I decided to revert back to Windows 7 hoping this would fix any problems. I let it run over night and the next morning, the computer was back to Windows 7 as normal. I was able to use the laptop as normal and there were no error messages. It seemed everything was fine.
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A:Windows Won't Start, Startup Repair Doesn't Work

 
 
Please run System File Checker
 
The sfc /scannow command scans all protected system files and replaces corrupted and incorrect versions with correct Microsoft versions.
 
Click on the Start orb and then type cmd in the Search programs and files box.
 
In the pane above the search box Programs will appear with cmd below it, right click on cmd and select Run as administrator.
 
If you are prompted for an administrator password or for a confirmation, enter the password, or click Allow.
 
This will open the Elevated Command Prompt, it will look similar to the image below.
 

 
Copy and paste sfc /scannow in the command prompt, then press Enter to start the scan.  
 
If the scan finds no integrity  problems the scan will stop.  Type in exit, then press Enter to stop the scan.
 
When the scan is finished and if intergrity issues are found (corrupt files that couldn't be repaired), please do the following.
 
Click on the Start orb then copy and paste the following in the Search programs and files box.
 
findstr /c:"[SR]" %windir%\logs\cbs\cbs.log >"%userprofile%\Desktop\sfcdetails.txt"
 
This will place a new icon on the desktop titled sfcdetails.  Double click on this icon to  
the CBS log, copy and paste the log in your topic.
 
If this fails to place the icon on your desktop run the command from the Command Prompt.  Use the instructions I provided at the start of thi... Read more

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Hey guys.

I just bought a Sager notebook, model np9170, with ivy bridge 3610qm, amd 7970m. The other components are standard. The wireless card is a Realtek RTL8723AE.

I've installed windows 7 64 bits and the drivers from sager DVD.

The wireless card is not working correctly. After installation, the adapter works correctly, but when I restart windows, the wireless adapter is not enabled, despite the wireless LED remains lit.

The function keys (fn + f11) does not work. I can only use the wireless by following these steps: by going into Device Manager, deactivating and reactivating the wireless realtek. After doing this, it works normally and the function keys return to work.

However, after restarting Windows, the wireless stops working again, and I have to repeat the steps: deactivate and reactivate the card realtek in device manager.
I made a small fix that works around the problem: I created a batch file with the following lines: "netsh interface set interface NameOfAdapter disable; netsh interface set interface NameOfAdapter enable" and put this batch to run on windows startup... Now when entering the windows, the network is disconnected and connected, and works normally... It?s a small hack, but works...
Does anyone have any idea how to resolve this issue definitively? Thanks!

A:Wireless adapter doesn┤t activate at windows startup

The link below shows two possible fixes for this problem. One is to uninstall which ever anti virus is being used and reinstall drivers. The other goes into services to make sure that “WLAN AutoConfig” is set to start automatically.

There are more details provided in the link below.
Can&#39;t enable my wireless adapter in Windows 7 - Microsoft Answers

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Hello, this is my first time posting here and I'm at a loss for what to do, so I'm going to be ridiculously thorough in my explanation of the problem.

My computer is a Dell XPS 8300. The only hardware change since I bought it is the video card, from a Radeon 5450 to an Nvidia GT520.
My specs are:
OS: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
Processor: Intel i5 (can't access the specifics)
RAM: 6 GB
HDD Space: 1 TB

For the past couple of days, my computer has been taking longer than usual to run programs. (This may or may not have anything to do with the problem.) When I did a hard reboot, the Windows symbol appeared as normal, but it was there for longer than normal. Then, a blue screen flashed, fast enough for me to not be able to read what was on it, and then the screen went black.

I rebooted it after that, and it gave me the option to use Startup Repair or to start windows normally. Starting windows normally results in the same issue.

When I use startup repair, it spends some time running, then has the error, "Startup repair cannot repair this problem automatically". The problem details are as such:

Problem Signature:

Problem Event Name:
StartupRepairOffline

Problem Signature 01:
6.1.7600.16385

Problem Signature 02:
6.1.7600.16385

Problem Signature 03:
unknown

Problem Signature 04:
21199797

Problem Signature 05:
AutoFailover

Problem Signature 06:
7

Problem Signature 07:
CorruptAcl

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A:Windows 7 SP1 won't boot, startup repair doesn't work

ACLS means Access Control List or permissions to that particular driver.
You will need a Windows DVD or reset your computer back to Factory Defaults from the Recovery Partition.
If you have a Windows DVD you can boot off of that and choose Repair Your Computer.
If you don't have a Windows DVD, then most likely you have a Recovery Partition.
Restart the computer and hold the CTRL key down and press F11 to enter Recovery: Dell System Recovery Partition Hotkey & Instructions (Dell PC Restore)

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When I reboot my computer it doesn't start normally. I receive a black screen and it gives me the option to repair computer or start windows normally. If I don't choose anything it goes into repair computer and then I get an error saying that the computer couldn't be repaired. HELP!!!

A:Windows doesn't boot up normally and startup repair issue

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So I just reinstalled Windows 10 on my machine.

Before I had it set up so that I could log in with a password or fingerprint.

Now it seems my only options are (1) password only OR (2) password, PIN or fingerprint.

I don't want PIN as a sign in option. But I have to enable PIN via "Windows Hello" before enabling Fingerprint sign in.

And once I have fingerprint sign in enabled, if I remove the PIN I lose both PIN and fingerprint sign in options.

Any ideas how I can set up password and fingerprint as my only two sign in options?

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We just got an Asus EEE netbook that has Windows 7 Starter edition on it.

An annoying problem with it is that even after setting our home wifi as the Home wifi connection, and I seem to remember also specifying that it should connect automatically in some dialog box during first-time setup, it defaults to needing to be manually connected every time. And there is no option anywhere to be found to set it for Auto. So I can not reset it to auto. There is no option available to do it anywhere that I can find.

To vent just a little: how could such a really obvious flaw like this go out to market? OK that's a rhetorical question. Of course a NETbook ought to be able to have its wifi set to connect automatically. It looks to me like some overzealous programmer has written in a non-overrideable default setting of 'manual connect' on this. Thanks, guy.

I searched online for a solution to this and could not find anything. There was one set of instructions I did find that supposedly pertained to both Vista and Win 7, but I hit a dead end because a folder it told me to go to (WLANServices) did not exist in this Win7 Starter version I have.

Also if anyone has the name and address of the programmer, that would be good too. I have a bag of something I want to mail to him.

thanks for any help

A:Windows 7 Starter: Wifi doesn't auto-connect at startup

Never mind ... I managed to locate the checkbox for it, and set it to automatically connect at startup. It works now.

Thanks.

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I'm house-sitting for my friend while he is out of town and one day I came home and turned on his computer and It said that Windows had failed to start, this wasn't unusual; it had happened once or twice before. but, when I selected tried to run startup repair (whitch had worked last time) It just took me back to the same "windows has failed to start" screen. I don't want him to know that this happened, cause I'm afraid he'll think I did something to cause this, so I dont want to wipe it or anything like that. I don't want to spend any money taking it into a shop or anyhting but if it's my only choice I'll do it. Someone help !

A:Windows 7 fails to start, startup repair doesn't work

Just experienced a similar failure.
Windows repair failed - at least the 3 times i tried.
1) In another forum removing any memory card - even the dummy card -and reboot may solve the problem...??

2) My solution was the "Win 7 Repair disk" - not recovery disks. First I had to enter the bios and change the boot -order to get the laptop to boot from the disk.
The process was sloooow but finally i got a repair menu: fix start problems 2) restore ect.
I choose "start problems" - Again slowly the laptop went back to normal

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I have an HP Pavilion dv5-2135dx laptop... I don't know what went wrong but I randomly have a &quot;Windows Error Recovery&quot; screen when i turn it on: &quot;Windows Failed to Start. A recent hardware/software change might be the cause&quot; and i can either choose &quot;Launch Startup Repair&quot; or &quot;Start Windows Normally&quot; BUT when i attempt to start windows normally, it goes back to the &quot;Windows Error Recovery&quot; Screen. If i click &quot;Launch Startup Repair&quot; it doesn't do anything but stay on another screen and i've let it be on that screen for a whole day and nothing happens. I've tried safe mode and again it goes back to the &quot;Windows Error Recovery&quot; screen. I've tried all the debugging options and it goes back to the error screen. When I shut it down and tapped F10 to enter the bios menu, i went under the diagnostic tab and ran both the Hard Drive Test and Memory Test. Here are the results:<br>Primary Hard Drive Test- Hard Disk Full (305)<br>Memory Test- Passed<br>But i have no idea what that means because my laptop is brand new and it has 500gb... so the harddrive shouldnt be full. I'm in need of help because I don't know what to do after looking through abunch of forums... Please help me.

A:Windows Failed To Start & Startup Repair Doesn't Work!!!!

Hi: If you can live with losing your files, etc, you can try a system recovery back to factory specs. Boot up the PC and tap the F11 key at the beginning of the HP welcome screen to launch the recovery manager. Follow the prompts to reset the PC to factory specs. That is probably your only choice at this juncture. Paul

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