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Can't log in windows vista

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I have problem with login in my Dell laptop with windows Vista. The problem is when i log in , then walk way, it'll lock up by itself. That's normal. The problem is when i enter my user ID and password, then hit enter or click the arrow to log in, it won't do anything. I had to hold the power button to shut it down then log back in then it worked. Please help, thank you very much, any help would be very appreciated. Thanks.

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  • hnguyen Aug 29, 2008

    Thanks Pyrhyc. I'll try that. I'll let you know the result. Thanks again for you help.

  • bleach808 Sep 10, 2008

    I can't get into windows vista. when i power on the laptop it goes to screen that says test, i click on test it says logging off but then goes right back to the same screen. The only thing it will let me do is to log off or shutdown. i tried going through dos mode but that didnt work either. i just recently had the motherboard replaced by hp under warranty but i had to pay 50 bucks to talk to a technician. now they want to charge me another 50 bucks to talk to a tech about this problem. i have only had my laptop back for 1 week.

  • hnguyen Feb 16, 2009

    i agree, the windows repair definitely will fix the problem. but i fixed my problem by do the " sfc \scannow" in the Run command. you'll need the windows Vista CD in the cd-rom though. this command will restore all the system files back to it original state. All the files and application won't be affected by this . So it's safe to run this first before doing the windows repair.

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Go into the power settings and disable the password prompt when resuming from standby. If you want it to prompt for the password then restart the machine and enable it. This should clear up the glitch. If it doesn't, then you can try either a system restore or a system repair with your recovery or operating system disc. If the restore doesn't fix it, the repair definitely will.

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Hi i can log on to my computer it ask for a pasword but when i type it in all it say is the user profile has failed and cant be loaded

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Hi,
I'm assuming that the operating system is XP.

Log in to your account as you usually would. Right click on My Computer and select Properties from the list. Click on the Computer Name tab. Where it says "To rename this computer or join a domain" click on change. A new window will pop up so click on Workgroup. In the typing plane if it say's MSHOME, delete that and type WORKGROUP make sure you type it in uppercase (capital letters).
When you've done that click OK.
The computer will tell you that you have to restart the computer for the changes to take effect so please restart the computer.

Once the computer has restarted you can check if the domain has changed to WORKGROUP.

Please post back if you need anymore help.

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