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Desktop.ini My Windows Vista OS boots up and asks for logins but when logged on i cannot see the desktop icons nor the desktop.

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Start your machine...when the sony screen disappears press F8 (to get safe mode options) one of these options is a vista startup repair....choose that one.....takes a couple of minutes to fix and boot into windows so be patient....the reason you have this problem is the user profile has become corrupt but windows vista corrects this with startup repair

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Main OS does not mount


Boot in safe mode

Start msconfig.exe and configure windows to start with a clean boot.

a. Log on to the computer by using an account that has administrator rights.

b. Click Start, type msconfig.exe in the Start Search box, and then press ENTER to start the System Configuration Utility.
If you are prompted for an administrator password or for confirmation, type your password, or click Continue.

c. On the General tab, click Selective Startup, and then click to clear the Load startup items check box. (The Use Original Boot.ini check box is unavailable.)

d. On the Services tab, click to select the Hide all Microsoft services check box, and then click Disable all.
Note Following this step lets Microsoft services continue to run. These services include Networking, Plug and Play, Event Logging, Error Reporting, and other services. If you disable these services, you may permanently delete all restore points. Do not do this if you want to use the System Restore utility together with existing restore points.

e. Click OK, and then click Restart.

Boot the machine in normal mode.

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How to remove Multiboot Option in Windows


If under various circumstances you had to install a second Windows OS on the same system, you should have already met the dual boot option. It will pop up before booting the system permitting the user to select which OS will boot.

Boot.ini, the house of the dual boot option Boot.ini is a system file found in the system root. Because it has a major importance for the booting process.so we have to edit this boot.ini file to remove multiboot popups.

How to edit Boot.ini

1.Go to Start Click on Run
2.Type msconfig.

Once the system configuration window pops up, you will notice that Boot.ini has its own tab. Select that tab and where you see "timeout," set it to a lower or higher value. Remove/Add Operating Systems in the dual boot menuThis is the main issue.

Step 1:Right click on My Computer icon and select Properties.

Step 2:From the properties window go to Advanced > Startup and Recovery > Settings.

Here, you can both edit the timeout value and modify the Boot.ini file by clicking Edit. If you remove the second operating system from Boot.ini, the dual boot option won't appear before booting.

For more details information visit How to Remove Multiboot Option in Windows XP

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I cant log in to my computer Windows Vista (due to a failed system restore). Now when I go to the login it has a blank user named "other user". That happens in safemode, repair system, and...


You need to access the BIOS - press F1 or F2 (depending on the version)during the start of the desktop - and in there you must modify the boot order: put the cd first then the had disk second. Save the change, reboot, insert the Vista disk and reboot once more - the disk will be loaded.

Jan 03, 2011 | Gateway GT5622 PC Desktop

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Desktop will not load, once we login !


there is two lines in windows registry you must correct, but because of not being able to log on you cant do it on line you have to do it offline, to do so:
boot using Hirens bootable CD ver 9.9 or later , load miniXP , when os loads open {hirens wintools} from desktop and then go to menu>other>registry editor PE the specify the windows director path then it will automaticaly find your windows registry files, just press open every time it asks , then press no if it asks for loadin remote user profile . then regedit screen loads go to >local machine>_Remote software>microsoft>windowsNT>current version>winlogon
check the following keys in the right pan:
shell>>>must have the value of : Explorer.exe
Userinit>>>must have the value of: c:\windows\system32\userinit.exe
correct and close the applicatin . then reboot
hopefully you will ne able to login.

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When i start my desktop computer, it shows 2 options the OS operating systems and I had 1 Windows XP, one time, I reinstall OS Win XP, I don't know haw clear that option.


go to C:\boot.ini file.
there will be two lines like--
multidisk(0)\........
specifying two labels that u see while booting.
just del the 1 line corresponding to the OS which u want to clear. and save the file

Nov 11, 2009 | Dell Dimension 2400 PC Desktop

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No administrative priviledges on a Dell Vostro with Vista O.S.


try both versions of the OS (dual boot mode)
you logged in on the other OS

Sep 14, 2009 | Dell Vostro 200 PC Desktop

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I can't log in


Hey there - Try booting into safe mode (hold F8 during boot up) choose the safe mode option. This should bring the administrative account available at the login screen. Hopefully you have not password protected it. If you can log into that account you can remove/change the password settings for the your account under the "users" in the control panel settings.

NOTE* This fix assumes you're operating in Windows XP

Jan 05, 2009 | E-Machines T3882 PC Desktop

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Desktop.ini thing


Replace the shortcuts with the same shortcut, only to the same application.
Desktop.ini is an important file.

Jul 23, 2008 | Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition

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Trying to start from scratch


Hi Use the following steps to open a command prompt environment and also make sure tht the OS disk is in the drive:
  1. Turn on the PC and press the F8 key repeatedly when the first screen appears. The Windows advanced options menu appears.
  2. Use the Up and Down Arrow and Enter keys to select Return to OS choices .
  3. Select Microsoft Windows Recovery Console .
  4. When the login prompt appears, press the number next to the windows version (minint or Windows) and type the logon password. Try pressing Enter if you do not know the password.
  5. At the command prompt, type the following: diskpart
  6. Press Enter , do one the following:
    • If a table of volume names appears, remember the drive letter next to the main drive volume name and press the Esc key.
    • If a diskpart prompt appears, type list volume , press Enter , remember the drive letter next to the main drive volume name , type exit when done, and then press Enter
  7. Use the following steps to replace the boot.ini file with the backup boot.ini file:
    1. Type the following at the command prompt: X: (where X is the drive letter).
    2. At the prompt, type the following: ren boot.ini boot.in2
    3. Press Enter
    4. At the prompt, type the following: ren boot.bak boot.ini
    5. Press Enter
    6. At the prompt, type the following: exit
    7. Press Enter The system automatically restarts. If Windows XP does not open, continue to the next Step.
    If the above steps doesnt work then you will have to reinstall OS with the disks.

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