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Windows 7: log in screen is gone

31 May 2010   #1
timothyp

Windows 7 x64 bit
 
 
log in screen is gone

when i start my pc, the screen comes up, but i am not given the opportunity to type in my password. i tried booting in safe mode and had the same issue. all i see on my screen is the windows 7 theme and the power button. any help?


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31 May 2010   #2
osholt

Windows 7 Profesional x86, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
 
 

Have you tried doing a system resore?

System Restore

Post back with any results.

Oli
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31 May 2010   #3
timothyp

Windows 7 x64 bit
 
 

i cant get to my start menu at all. i am unable to log on. the space where i type my password does not show up.
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31 May 2010   #4
osholt

Windows 7 Profesional x86, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by timothyp View Post
i cant get to my start menu at all. i am unable to log on. the space where i type my password does not show up.
You don't need to.

If you look further down the tutorial it shows you how to perform a system restore using a recovery/install disk.

Oli
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31 May 2010   #5
timothyp

Windows 7 x64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by osholt View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by timothyp View Post
i cant get to my start menu at all. i am unable to log on. the space where i type my password does not show up.
You don't need to.

If you look further down the tutorial it shows you how to perform a system restore using a recovery/install disk.

Oli
when i boot up my pc, and where i can choose safe mode, i dont see an option for "repair my computer", like in this screen shot
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31 May 2010   #6
osholt

Windows 7 Profesional x86, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by timothyp View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by osholt View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by timothyp View Post
i cant get to my start menu at all. i am unable to log on. the space where i type my password does not show up.
You don't need to.

If you look further down the tutorial it shows you how to perform a system restore using a recovery/install disk.

Oli
when i boot up my pc, and where i can choose safe mode, i dont see an option for "repair my computer", like in this screen shot
What options appear then?

If you have your Seven install disk it may just be easier to boot into that to do a system restore.

System Recovery Options

Oli
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31 May 2010   #7
timothyp

Windows 7 x64 bit
 
 

i'll try it that way. thanks for the tips
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31 May 2010   #8
Saltgrass

Windows 7 x64
 
 

What options do you have from the power button. Have you seen any activation or not genuine messages? If this were the case, you should have an option to activate on the screen somewhere.

Just for the heck of it, you might try holding down the shift key during boot. This is supposed to disable autologon, but it may not be related to your situation.

Have you used any third party software to set up an autologon?
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01 Jun 2010   #9
windowsapple

Mc Donald OS Version Beta
 
 

Alright, you will need to repair your computer using your original Windows 7 Installation Disc. Seems like your imageres.dll was corrupt or encountered a problem. You to repair your computer. (If that doesn't work, that means something bigger has happened, like a corrupt installation.)
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