When I turned on my computer this morning, it did not boot on the same way that it has done since I owned
it. Usually Windows XP Home Edition booted up, said "Welcome", and then it went direcly to the desktop.
This morning, instead, a screen popped up stating that I had to choose my user name, which is Ricky, and
then at the lower left-handed side of the screen it stated "Loggoff for OTONOTO, which is the name of my
computer. When I clicked on my user name of "Ricky", a brief message came on stated that it was 'loading
personal settings', and then a few moments later it stated "saving personal settings." Then, it just sat
there, doing nothing. Each time I clicked on my user name, it said the same thing, loading personal
setting, then saving personal settings. It would not load the desktop. The only way I could shut down
windows without rebooting, was to click the "LOGOFF for OTONNOTO.
I then went into safe mode. Everything works in the safe mode. I click on my user name and the desktop
loads and the computer works fine. However, because it is in the safe mode, I do not have use of the full
Can someone tell me what is wrong and how to fix it? I use a firewall and have a virus checker on at all
time. I seriously do not think it is a virus.
Thanks, a lot, I really appreciate it. I did a google search and forum search could not find the answer;
probably because I cannot word the error correctly in computerize.