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Windows 7: Screen returns to log-in.


13 Dec 2012   #1

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
Screen returns to log-in.

After opening with log-in the screen returns to log in again. Work interrupted by return to log in. Matter of short time for working on a document Cataloochee

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14 Dec 2012   #2
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In Control Panel>User Accounts remove the password to see what happens.

Try running SFC /SCANNOW Command

If problem persists with password reinstated, try creating a new User account to see if this happens.
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16 Dec 2012   #3

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
Screen return to Log in

Thank you for answering my problem. So far, I have not been succesful with the SFC/SCANNON Command, but am working on it. I knew something was wrondg when my computer in loging it has ask for my password which it never does. it also left a place to "switch' if i didn't use the regular pasword. still it does hold it's open. I don't like to change passwords since i have had that one for ten years, but I will. thank again, any other sujestions would be helpful, Cataloochee
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16 Dec 2012   #4
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Is it possible someone there added a password? If you didn't do so then either someone else did, or some type of virus may have infected it.

Can you run a full scan with Malwarebytes?

Are you able to access the desktop at all?
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17 Dec 2012   #5

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Hi Greyrocker, I went thru the sfc/scannow three times as you suggested. No Change! Then changed my password. I noticed you comment on a new password and that was me. I'll let you know if it is fixed, but it sure is a nuance, thanks again Catalooc hee
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17 Dec 2012   #6

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Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Is it going to logon screen because you logged out for some reason? Or did it do a "switch user" action.... so all applications are still open after entering your password?
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19 Dec 2012   #7

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
Screen Return

For Greyrock, I have run SFC/scannow three times, changed password and gone back as far as early back up would allow. Maybve I need to go back further? Please response thank you Cataloochee
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19 Dec 2012   #8

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

GreyStone,have done all you ask and went back to earliest recovery files. No Change, I can see the desk top. No one has entered another password than me. Will try going futher back, Cataloochee
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19 Dec 2012   #9
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What were the results of the full Malwarebytes scan? Do not miss any steps.

Are you able to create a new Admin-level User Account at Control Panel>User Accounts>Manage?
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