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Windows 7: endless loop at login screen

18 Aug 2009   #1
garbanzo

7600 x86
 
 
endless loop at login screen

my work machine started acting up yesterday. even though i have it set to log in automatically, the log in screen started appearing suddenly when i boot. the only option is my regular account.

when i click it, the monitor (old crt) clicks off and on, like it's changing resolution. it goes blank for a second, then the login screen comes back up.

it takes some messing about, restarting, and lots of clicking, but eventually it logs in and i can work.

any thoughts? i'm baffled. and i'd rather not spend half the day reinstalling everything...


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18 Aug 2009   #2
Captain Zero

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Bad drive? May sound strange but I wouldn't be surprised.
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11 Nov 2009   #3
denverjomo

Windows 7
 
 

Maybe a video driver problem?
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