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After I installed Uniblue Speed Up My PC and restarted the computer, a prompt appeared on the screen asking for a UserID and Password. I don't have a user ID and password and so i can't log on to my computer. I am unable to start in the Safe Mode, it goes back to the Log On prompt.

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  • semos548 Jul 30, 2009

    The box is called Log On To Windows. It looks like a windows prompt.
    I tried opening in the last know good configuration and it leads me back to the Log On
    prompt.

    The user ID in the prompt says Administrator. Cancel or OK leads me to
    wrong user ID or Password prompt.

    I have windows XP Professional 32 Bit

    Any ideas ????????????


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Hi, Looks as if you have accidentally activated the setting "Ask for Username and Password on StartUp" in SpeedUpMyPC. 
To solve this problem, you can repair the Operating system installation if you have the original Windows setup disc. Also, this way you will not lose any of your files and programs on the PC. 
For more help, please reply to this post. Thanks.

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Is it a MS Windows login prompt? What the name of the login prompt? It could be a malware infesting your system altering your configuration.

If you can't start in Safe Mode, try restarting using the "Last Known Good Configuration"


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