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blitz86

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Hello GeeksToGo! Forums,
I am relatively new to this place and I must say its got a cool look.

I was trying to fix my friends computer last night, we couldn't get past
the login screen. I'd click on an account, put the password and bang!
It'd accept the password, hide the other accounts and notify the user "Loading Personal Settings".
And thats it, its stop right there and then. I'm thinking something is holding the computer from
loading the profile, could be virus, spyware, malware etc.

I tried safe mode, safe mode /netw/cprompt, nothing worked.
Next night I'm gonna try Recovery Console with a chkdsk /r.
If that doesn't work, what are the ideas boys?
Thank you in advance for your time and patience.

Regards, Leo.

Edited by blitz86, 13 September 2006 - 09:30 AM.

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Can you switch the peripherals off and remove the USB leads for them
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Thanks for your reply.
Do you mean unplug everything but keyboard mouse and monitor?
unplug like printers and that?
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Yes

Powered USB hubs can halt the boot
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Thanks a lot Keith for your support and participation.
I'll have a shot and I'll let you know how it's going.

PS: You're actually right, iPods do that.

Edited by blitz86, 14 September 2006 - 10:05 AM.

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