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Windows 7: Password box not working

13 Aug 2012   #11
JohnBurns

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by karlsnooks View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dodge2461 View Post
When I come to the password screen, I type in my password and it freezes. Does anyone have a solution
Can you log in when you boot into safe mode?

If yes, then while there, run SFC /SCANNOW from a command prompt:

In other words, run CMD.EXE and then type sfc /scannow and hit the enter key.

If it shows now integrity violations, ggod, but if not, then shutdown your computer and boot up into safe mode again and once again run sfc /scannow.

If you can not log on in safe mode, then let us know.
Thanks for posting this - it worked for me and saved me a good amount of grief!


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