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Computer freezes after login


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beethoven24680

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After I login and wait for everything to load , the computer freezes. I can load task manager sometimes, but cant execute a command. My computer works fine in safe mode though. Please help!
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Ztruker

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Since it works in Safe Mode, then something is starting at boot that is causing the problem.

Advanced startup options - XP
Advanced startup options - Vista
Advanced startup options - Windows 7

Use msconfig to determine what is causing the problem

These are good tutorials on using msconfig in XP, Vista or Windows 7:
How to use msconfig in Windows XP
How to use msconfig in Windows Vista
How to use msconfig in Windows 7

Click on Start then Run, type msconfig and press Enter.
Click on the Startup tab, record what is currently starting then click the Disable All button.
Reboot and see if it runs better.
If yes then use msconfig to enable several items at a time till you find the culprit.

If no, start msconfig and click on the Services tab.
Check the Hide All Microsoft Services box, record what is currently starting then click the Disable All button.
Again, do a regular boot, see if it runs normal.
If yes then use msconfig to enable services till you find the culprit.

Once you've found the culprit, uninstall it or find out how to eliminate it from your system. Simply disabling it in msconfig is a temporary fix at best.
Enable everything else you disabled.
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rshaffer61

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Adley I don't know how you can come to that conclusion with the one post from beethoven24680's first post. :)
There are several reasons for this issue which are not malware related. You also posted in another topic that you do not know Win7 that well and making a blanket conclusion cannot only be reckless but cause beethoven24680 to have to go through un-needed steps but cause malware techs to spend time on the system when it is needed with others who actually have a malware issue.

Feel free to add your suggestions in any forum other then the Malware forum as only the Techs trained for that area can give assistance. Also no Malware advice is allowed outside of the Malware forum. Just a piece of advice for you. ;)
:unsure: :yes: :)

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