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System "locks computer" with different password.

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My XP professional computer randomly locks itself. I don't mean locks up, i.e. lags or anything, I mean actually LOCKS itself.

i.e. "This computer has been locked by [computername]. Only [computername] can unlock this computer." It then gives a password blank and all, with my username in the blank... and the password is wrong.

I log in daily... get on for about five minutes... then:

-message pops up-
"You have been locked out of this computer, etc"

I've ran several virus scans, have all the latest drivers, have the settings appropriate (I assume), and so on..

So.. any help?
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Hi Aeroice. Welcome to GeeksToGo!

Although you've performed a virus scan your PC could be the victim of malware which doesn't fit the profile of being a virus. I suggest you download and run the free 'HijackThis' utility which identifies all the processes currently running on your machine, then post it's logfile to this area of the forum:

The experts there will analyse the log and provide you with instructions if any malware is listed in it.
You can get HijackThis from here: http://www.spywarein....php#hijackthis

Please post the logfile only to that area as that's where it will receive expert attention and advice. Untrained members in other areas of the forum don't have sufficient knowledge to deal appropriately with these logfiles.
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