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Windows 7: Windows 7 returns to login screen after selecting user.

12 Nov 2015   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64
Windows 7 returns to login screen after selecting user.


Windows did an update the other day automatically (I know, I should turn them off) and when I turned the computer back on it won't take me past login - won't even let me input a password, it just brings me back to the login screen.

Windows Error - YouTube theres a recording of the issue.

Things I've tried;
- Booting in Safe Mode
- Windows repair
- Freeing up space through the command line through the system repair menu. (SSD was near full)
- Unplugging peripherals

Any help would be greatly appreciated.


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12 Nov 2015   #2

Windows7 homec

Welcome to the club as of yet no solution as all my restore points are corrupt? Funny Windows restore has never once worked on the many pc,s I have tried it. It's useless to say the least!
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12 Nov 2015   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 64

Apprently it's a botched patch and KB3097877 must be uninstalled through command line.

KB3097877 causing severe difficulties for some Windows 7 users November 2015 Windows updates

Definately will be trying this when I get home.
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12 Nov 2015   #4

Windows7 homec Was the solution for me just make sure you have the right drive letter mine was on d: and where is tells you to type in that whole line make sure you use the right processes or designation such as x86 or amd64
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