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Windows vista home premium hangs at welcome screen

Vista Home Premium hangs at the welcome screen after entering the screen name and password. The "circle" progress indicator just keeps going in circles. Have taken the battery out and let it sit and reinstalled battery and had same result. Any ideas? Acer Aspire 5720-4126 Laptop pentium dual-core T2330, 1.6ghz, 522 mhz FSB, 1MB L2 cache,Intel graphic media accelerator X3100, 2GB DDR, 160 GB HDD

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    sayoung190 May 16, 2008

    how do i correct d problem after switch bak on my startup programs

  • Anonymous Oct 08, 2008

    hung on welcome screen and also safe mode

  • Ivasko Nov 21, 2008

    Please help us it just hangs in there forever! won't enter safe mode or anything either!!

  • Anonymous May 06, 2009

    I have the same problem on my laptop Acer Aspire 4310. please help me

  • Anonymous May 13, 2009

    I have the same problem and did this already. ALL startup items are disabled and the problem persists.

  • sayoung190
    sayoung190 May 11, 2010

    as in d hung program which may bi d cause, how can it bi corrected. because b4 my systemstarted givin mi such problem my windows media player did hang.

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have a Dell Inspiron 9400 running windows vista business 32 bit that was hanging on the welcome screen during boot up! I went to dell and put in the ID Tag # for my unit then downloaded the newest WLAN driver and installed it. This has fixed the problem. I did not nor could I have guessed that this was the cause. After reading about it in other forums, all pointed me to the download and it worked.

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The problem has to do with your USERINIT.EXE section of the registry. HKLM/sowftwre/microsoft/windowsNT/currentversion/winlogon

Make sure the only thing in it is:
C:\Windows\system32\userinit.exe, REMOVE anything else.

the only way to resolve this is by pulling the hard drive to another pc, running the registry editor from the new pc, loading the software hive off of the old hard drive and modifying the key

Posted on Feb 17, 2010

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FIrst thing to do. Reboot the computer and tap f8 to enter safe mode. If you can enter there. Go to start-run -type on msconfig. Then turn off all startup items and apply then close and reboot the computer. If allows you in then something in startup is the problem. A hung program is the possible cause.

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Thank you, ubidlower. That fixed my mom's Dell Inspiron 1501 laptop

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I too have a Dell, although mine is a Latitude D520, but using the info from ubidlower, go to dell, put in ID tag# and download new WLAN driver seems to have corrected the issue.

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Thanks onsitenj, That fixed my problem that was nagging for last 6 months. I had contacted microsoft and gateway and they were clueless

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