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Windows 7: Password box not working

24 Jun 2011   #1
Dodge2461

Windows 7 home premium 64bit sp1 OEM, ubuntu 11.04, windows xp home edition sp3 32bit
 
 
Password box not working

When I come to the password screen, I type in my password and it freezes. Does anyone have a solution


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24 Jun 2011   #2
Devux

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Have you tried booting into Safe Mode to see if the same thing happens?
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25 Jun 2011   #3
PwnFrnzy

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 

If you can get into Safe Mode like Devux said, open Command Prompt as administrator and type:
chkdsk /f
Should fix any errors that is causing the computer to freeze.
Or you can do Startup Repair using your Windows 7 installation disk (if you have one).
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25 Jun 2011   #4
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

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.
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27 Jun 2011   #5
Dodge2461

Windows 7 home premium 64bit sp1 OEM, ubuntu 11.04, windows xp home edition sp3 32bit
 
 

I can't
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27 Jun 2011   #6
t-4-2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit, SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dodge2461 View Post
I can't
Learn how to reply so that you can be better served......

You can't what ?
To whom your reply was addressed ?

If you want to reply to one particular replier, go to that person's post and click Quote, then compose your reply. ( just like what I did ).

If your reply was for all the repliers, then go to each one and click Multi, one at a time, then compose your reply.
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28 Jun 2011   #7
Dodge2461

Windows 7 home premium 64bit sp1 OEM, ubuntu 11.04, windows xp home edition sp3 32bit
 
 

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.



I can't boot into safe mode
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28 Jun 2011   #8
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

How are you trying to boot into safe mode?
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28 Jun 2011   #9
Shadowjk

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1 ; Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard
 
 

Safe Mode

Which method are you following? Method 1 is the most simplest
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28 Jun 2011   #10
t-4-2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit, SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dodge2461 View Post
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.



I can't boot into safe mode
Here are 2 " step by step " instructions .......

1. How to boot to Safe Mode :
Turn computer off > turn it back on > immediately and repeatedly tap F8 key until you see a black and white screen. That is your safe mode screen. > use the up/down arrow keys and select Safe Mode with Command Prompt > can you login without computer freezes ?
If yes, you can logon in safe mode, then continue to #2.....

2. How to run system file check :
Click Start button > in the search box, type cmd > look at top left, do you see cmd.exe ? If yes, right click at it > click Run As Administrator > at the flashing prompt > copy/paste this command line.......
sfc /scannow > press Enter key > it will take some time > sit back and wait. Do not turn off the computer > when finish, it will tell you one of the followings ( I am paraphrasing )......
No integrety violation.
OR,
Found corrupt files but unable to repair them.

Post back after the file check is finished.
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