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Windows 7 lock screen ambiguity


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Anupamcin

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Hi,
I have a Windows 7 computer at my workplace that is joined to a domain, say "DOM1". I am facing a peculiar problem. Say i have logged in to a local user account. When i lock my pc and again want to gain access to my account by pressing Ctrl+Alt+Del i am presented with a screen asking for both username as well as password (even though i have only locked the pc, not logged off). Moreover it also shows the domain name below the password field i.e. DOM1. So if i want to unlock the pc i have to press Esc and then press switch user and then enter the password for the local user through which i had earlier logged in and locked the pc. This has become highly irritating. Is there any solution to simply unlock the pc as i used to do in Windows XP (in which i only had to press "Ctrl+Alt+Del" and then enter the password to unlock pc).

Any help will be highly appreciated.
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Wolfeymole

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I suggest that you contact your Systems Administrator regarding this issue Anupamcin.
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