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Windows 7: On lock, password fails, must click switch user and ok

05 Sep 2009   #1

7 Ultimate
 
 
On lock, password fails, must click switch user and ok

Hi,

just got Windows 7 ultimate, i got it with an admin/admin account, created a new admin account, and then deleted the old one, also changed the computer name etc...

one weird thing happens im not sure if its related... When i lock the computer, or gets locked by scrsaver etc, when i try to logon it gives me incorrect password, i then click switch user and type my password and its ok..

happen to anyone??


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05 Sep 2009   #2

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Please fill in your system specs so we know what we're dealing with...Help us help you

Is this a computer that was given to you??
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05 Sep 2009   #3

7 Ultimate
 
 

yes it was given to me exactly.

its a LG Laptop e500.
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05 Sep 2009   #4

 

Disable the settings
- User must enter password when coming out of standby.
- Screen saver - On resume, display logon screen

The former users password has been entered there, independent of the User Account.

I think there is one more place, but I am not remembering it.

Anyway, disable those. When you re-enable them, if you do, you will be prompted to enter a password.
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05 Sep 2009   #5

7 Ultimate
 
 

tks antman, but what about when i leave the computer and press win-l? i get the same error still, and i use it alot...
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05 Sep 2009   #6

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Have you considered re-installing the OS just in case ... I aint sayin, Im just sayin...
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05 Sep 2009   #7

7 Ultimate
 
 

of course..i didnt liked it came already installed but i dont have the binaries of 7 yet

its not a major hassle but still

i wonder if its the keyboard settings..ill change to a simpler password

edit:
WOW weird..i try to change the password and it gives me wrong password..i logged off and login and i logged............

anothor annoying thing when i install some apps like visual studio i still get user admin and not my own and i have removed admin user :/

bug?
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05 Sep 2009   #8

 

No, not a bug. The easiest thing would be to contact the person who entered the original password.

Visual Studio grabbed the name Admin from the registered user files when installed.

Try this:

Create a new user account.

or

Start, Run - netplwiz

Advanced
Manage Passwords
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05 Sep 2009   #9

7 Ultimate
 
 

Thks antman,

netplwiz and then advanced, advanced, set password. solved the problem
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05 Sep 2009   #10

 

That will be $75. Please make all checks payable to: Glad to help.
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