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Windows 7: problems login screen - "Other User"


16 Jul 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
problems login screen - "Other User"

Hi,
I have one big problem. yesterday i was having problems with my laptop, Dell XPS 14z. It was going way slow. Dont know why. I did a complete restore to the date that i but it. Everything went fine. But instead of setup screen where i can create username, it shows login screen. where only "Other User" with a blank icon is. I cant login to it. I did the restore 3 times, but the problem is still there. Im stuck. I have read serveral threads on different forums, but they arent for any help because peoples screens it shows Other user and last user loged in. But in my case it only show Other user. please help...

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16 Jul 2012   #2

Windows 8 Core X64
 
 

Boot to the Advanced Options Boot menu by pressing F8 during startup.
Select Safe Mode, see if you can login there.

When you say I did a complete restore to the date that i but it do you mean you used the built in System Recovery to put it back to factory new state?
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16 Jul 2012   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

I did that F8 thing. But didnt work. Yes, i used builtin system recovery.
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16 Jul 2012   #4
Microsoft MVP

 

I would get the superior Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7 - everything you need is in the blue link.

Since you know Dell Recovery is not working correctly you can delete it's partition along with all others during install to get the cleanest slate. I would first run Dell Diagnostics from it's F12 link, but afterwards if needed you can download and run it from
Dell DIagnostics downoad
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16 Jul 2012   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
I would get the superior Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7 - everything you need is in the blue link.

Since you know Dell Recovery is not working correctly you can delete it's partition along with all others during install to get the cleanest slate. I would first run Dell Diagnostics from it's F12 link, but afterwards if needed you can download and run it from
Dell DIagnostics downoad
I think i have to do that. But the link u have provided, is the Windows 7 iso english version? I have liscence for the norwegian version.
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16 Jul 2012   #6
Microsoft MVP

 

You can use English if you want.

If you want Norweigan then download the ISO provided in that language, run the eicfg removal tool on it to unlock all versions, then burn to DVD or write to flash stick using the tool provided in Step 2, during install choose only your licensed version on COA sticker.
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16 Jul 2012   #7

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Ok... Tnx man... Ill try that... :-)
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24 Jul 2013   #8

Windows 7 Pro 64Bit
 
 

Have Other User on logon screen, Windows 7 x64 Pro Help remove please.

thanks, dbseven


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File Type: reg ProfileList_DonB.reg (10.3 KB, 2 views)
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24 Jul 2013   #9
Microsoft MVP

 

Delete the User in Control Panel>User Accounts. User Account - Create
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