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Windows 7: Login problem


22 May 2010   #1

W7 RTM Ultimate x64
 
 
Login problem

Hey guys, having quite a strange problem today, hopefully some of you can shed light on it, and help me through.

It seems that i am unable to login to my profile on my computer. For a start, my account has no password, so it would usually log in by itself. Second, upon clicking my account image to log in, welcome text displays, followed by a blank screen with the mouse pointer displayed, then it takes me back to the login screen.

I was able to enable the hidden admin account during safemode, admin account logs in fine, but main account still refuses to log in.

I deleted my system restore points (Regrettably), so that rules it out.

The steps ive taken so far to address the problem:

Run in safe mode = Login success.
Run in safemode & CMD = Login Success

Enabled Hidden admin account = Login success for admin account, no login for main account.

Uninstalled a program i installed yesterday and tried logging in = Login failed.

Cleared out all temp files = Login failed.

Disabled all startup programs = Login failed.


I'm really out of ideas, and struggling to keep myself from just formatting.

All help is welcome.

Thankyou.

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22 May 2010   #2

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Uber Philf View Post
Hey guys, having quite a strange problem today, hopefully some of you can shed light on it, and help me through.

It seems that i am unable to login to my profile on my computer. For a start, my account has no password, so it would usually log in by itself. Second, upon clicking my account image to log in, welcome text displays, followed by a blank screen with the mouse pointer displayed, then it takes me back to the login screen.

I was able to enable the hidden admin account during safemode, admin account logs in fine, but main account still refuses to log in.

I deleted my system restore points (Regrettably), so that rules it out.

The steps ive taken so far to address the problem:

Run in safe mode = Login success.
Run in safemode & CMD = Login Success

Enabled Hidden admin account = Login success for admin account, no login for main account.

Uninstalled a program i installed yesterday and tried logging in = Login failed.

Cleared out all temp files = Login failed.

Disabled all startup programs = Login failed.


I'm really out of ideas, and struggling to keep myself from just formatting.

All help is welcome.

Thankyou.

What about using the admin account to create a new user, then import your main account settings into it?
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22 May 2010   #3

W7 RTM Ultimate x64
 
 

Hmm, i'll have a crack at it, how would i go about importing settings to another account? Would that just involved copy & pasting the APPData folder into the new account?

Tried it and it worked, until i restarted my computer, then back to black screen.

Any other ideas?
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22 May 2010   #4

 

have you run scf/scannow when you in safemode?

and also try to scan for malware.
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22 May 2010   #5

W7 RTM Ultimate x64
 
 

Deary me, it's UXstyle Core causing it not to log in >_>....
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23 May 2010   #6

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Pro 64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Uber Philf View Post
Deary me, it's UX core causing it not to log in >_>....
That's odd, I've never had a problem with UXcore. I wonder how it did that?
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23 May 2010   #7

 

glad your problems solved mate
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23 May 2010   #8

W7 RTM Ultimate x64
 
 

FOUND OUT WHY!

I downloaded the remove system tray program from DA, and when i set it to hide the tray, the theme patcher shat itself. I set the tray to show again, reinstalled UXCore, and voila!! Were back in operation
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23 May 2010   #9

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Pro 64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Uber Philf View Post
FOUND OUT WHY!

I downloaded the remove system tray program from DA, and when i set it to hide the tray, the theme patcher shat itself. I set the tray to show again, reinstalled UXCore, and voila!! Were back in operation
Good to hear,
I was hoping I wasn't gonna have to start worrying about UXcore.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 May 2010   #10

W7 RTM Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by derekimo View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Uber Philf View Post
FOUND OUT WHY!

I downloaded the remove system tray program from DA, and when i set it to hide the tray, the theme patcher shat itself. I set the tray to show again, reinstalled UXCore, and voila!! Were back in operation
Good to hear,
I was hoping I wasn't gonna have to start worrying about UXcore.
Well i had doubts it was UXCore on it's own, and i remembered that program that i downloaded before i went to bed. so it all fits into place.

And they guy who made the systray app wants me to be a beta tester :|...

Think i'll give it a miss

And a big thanks to you guys for sticking around n helping me out
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