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Windows 7: Ctrl Alt Del on Logon

19 Oct 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate
Ctrl Alt Del on Logon

Hi Guys

Could use some help.

Here is my situation.

I have just added an employee onto the domain after formatting and re-configuring her new machine. Once added i rebooted to configure the new settings.

On start up i get hit with the crtl alt del safety prompt, but here is the snag. when i hit ctrl alt del, nothing happens. There were no previous indications that the buttons themselves were having any issues.

I have explored a few alternative options thus far, but no luck ?

Anyone ?


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19 Oct 2010   #2

Windows 7 Professional 32bit

Hey Rob,

Have you tried booting it up with a PS/2 keyboard? I know when I set up new machines, specially if I use images, It can take quite a while before the machine recognizes the USB keyboards. If you boot up with both USB and PS/2 keyboards, then you should be able to get in to windows, and let windows configure the USB drivers.

Let me know how it goes.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
19 Oct 2010   #3

Windows 7 x86/x64, Server 2008r2, Web Server 2008

You may have to leave the USB unplugged while it boots, plug it in once it hits the ctrl alt del screen. let it sit 2-3 minutes it should find and install the drivers it needs by then. Let me know if that works.
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