Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Windows welcome screen only showing "Switch User"

30 Dec 2013   #1
T Clouatre

Windows 7
 
 
Windows welcome screen only showing "Switch User"

Normally when logging on, the welcome screen shows Dell Icon and My Name which I click to log on. Then, "Switch User" under that. Now I am only getting "Switch User" and when I click "Switch User" nothing happens. Can't log in. Any advise would be greatly appreciated. (I am posting from a different computer as I can't log in to mine.)


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
30 Dec 2013   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello T Clouatre, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You might see if doing a system restore at boot using a restore point dated before this happened may be able to undo and fix this for you.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
My System SpecsSystem Spec
30 Dec 2013   #3
T Clouatre

Windows 7
 
 
Perform system restore

Thank you. I know how to do a system restore, but can you tell me how to get to that point when rebooting. I can not log in. Is there a point during reboot that I can access the system restore option?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

30 Dec 2013   #4
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Sure thing. OPTION TWO in the tutorial above can help show you how to.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
30 Dec 2013   #5
T Clouatre

Windows 7
 
 
System Restore

Oh, Sorry, Didn't realize that was a link! Thank you so much for the help. Will try that and let you know the results! Thanks again!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Windows welcome screen only showing "Switch User"




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Logon Screen - Fix Showing Only "Other User" and Last Logged On User
How to Fix Windows 7 Logon Screen Showing Only "Other User" and Last Logged On User Icon If your Windows 7 login, welcome, or switch user screen only displays the last user that was logged on and Other User icons instead of the icons of all users created on the computer, then this tutorial will...
Tutorials
"Switch User" results in black screen
I'm running a generic Acer laptop, Windows 7 home premium, Fresh Install about 6 months ago. I am now working from home and had to create a "work" profile (call it profile-2), I just created a secondary profile, and named it "work", there is nothing really special about it other than I had to...
General Discussion
User Account Picture on Logon Screen size "Windows 7 Ultimate x64"
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 :rolleyes: Is there anyway to change this to make it larger Note:...
General Discussion
User Folders showing under "Computer"
I cannot find this setting anywhere so I am turning to the community for help cuz I have tried searching but have come up short on solutions. http://www.wtfgaming.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=1161&d=1327333913 here you see the subfolders for my user account. they are showing up here...
General Discussion
"User Account Control" error started showing
I keep getting the error: "Do you want to allow the following program from an unknown publisher to make changes to this computer?" This occurs when I open my email program Eudora. I have had this program on the computer for about 2 years and never had any problem until 3 days ago.
Software
Disable "user locked" screen in windows 7
I've set up a secondary account on my Windows 7 machine and I need to find out how to disable the switch user thing. In Windows XP, I could hit winflag+L and switch user as I would instantly be taken to the user list. In Windows 7, for some reason they had to complicate everything. When I ...
General Discussion


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:42.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App