Navigate to the following key. How did you do that switch off 3 times thing, as i am unable to get you. Does anyone have any ideas? There should also be a list of one or more user accounts at the lower left, it's this that's missing. If the shut down button is missing from the logon screen of Windows 7, you can follow the instructions mentioned in one of the two methods given below to restore the shut down button. I have the same problem of reaching the startup screen but not able to get to the login screen, windows 10. If none of these things work, what Antivirus and Malware checks have you done? Nor have you told us if you can actually get into Windows using Safe Mode or just boot Safe Mode. A Windows Update may change it back to 256kB-Limit only happened once to me , but you will only get the Default LogonScreen and everything will still work.
Similar help and support threads Thread Forum Hi all : I have Windows 7 Ultimate x64 installed and am having a problem with the machine going to the login screen when the machines is idle for a while. By allowing users to have more control over how they organize their desktop, users can take control of their desktop icons and shortcuts to have them be available when where and how they need them. It does this by giving users access to desktop objects. After typing the password to unlock, it would lead to blank screen about 1 out of every 3 times! The only things on the screen are the accessibility button, the shutdown button and the shutdown options button. General Discussion Ok this morning I started up my computer and at the login screen the only option I had available to use to login was Other User? I would also request info on how to create executable icons and icons in general, of my choice, to launch programs, files and folders. You realize he's mentioning this because not having any users to log in with prevents him from logging in, right? When your computer boots up, you will see the local account s that you can log in to.
Due to it not starting in safe mode either, I tried to replace the winlogon. Can you help or direct to the correct source? Does anyone have any ideas? I don't mind doing a clean install. Step 5: You are done. Sometimes after five minutes or so the display will come back. Hot, like almost burns my fingers.
Thanks for your post, I'll reply if I get another solution. Definitely an odd occurance but I've seen it a couple times before. Up to you to make that call. Safe mode is not necessary and sometimes I don't even have to cycle the power, it just comes back after a while. Hey, Yesterday, I used logonStudio to change my logon background, which it did. The steps I outlined up to now are good to learn from for similar situations, but then as I said in a previous post, it gets harder from here and far more specific to an individual case. I'm at my wits end because If I can't find a solution to this it will be my 3rd reinstall this quarter on a clean system due to it's whims when it has nothing but offline work done on it.
Obviously by selectin the restart option, whatever is preventing initial sign in is cleared but does not clear if shut down and restart is selected. Since we're locked out of pretty much everything, I don't think there will be a solution that doesn't involve reinstalling. Windows Home versions are really lacking a lot of the features we use all the time in the business world. Same thing in Safe Mode. If so, that might be your problem.
My advise would be go into safe mode, backup your documents and anything else you cannot reinstall. The first has a mouse cursor still showing which mine does not. From what I can see, it gets past the 'startup' phases as such windows7 logo , but that still leaves me at a loss as for what to try. Then adding a second user. The weird thing about this was that there were no errors, the logs were showing clean boots, I ran msconfig at one point and disabled everything non-microsoft in system startup and rebooted, in case it was a third party thing. Reboot to check the result. Subsequent reboots did not fix the issue.
Extract the file and double-click on the file to enable this feature Alternative method: right-click, select Merge. As an added bonus, changing the setting in group policy allows it to persist even when you change your theme. They can have scripts attached to them, they can be combined together to form mini applications or turned into an entire desktop. Why this worked I have no idea but those three steps got me back into the machine and now I'm just cleaning up the crap, malware, resetting internet settings, removing shady toolbars and applying Windows Updates, etc. You will just need to edit the. I'm able to click on the power button, press shift and restart for safe mode, but the laptop just restarts normally back to the welcome screen and square one. The scan picked up errors and placed them in the log file, it is a 648kb file, it did say there were some fixes unable to be applied, happy to send it to you if you pm me your email address just experiment with the oldest one you have, if it fixes it, step forward in time from there until it faults again Oh did not know you could go all the way back and then forward again, actually I just checked and I cannot see the first two listed anymore?? Then I did a Startup Repair but no detections were detected.
Then try this : I managed to fix it by deleting a key from the registry. It supports playing video as animated wallpaper, dynamically generated content as animated wallpaper, and more. It's just not fun fixing something but not knowing what was actually wrong. All you have to do is change a single Registry value and then put an image file in the correct location. .