Shouldn't have to do it this way, but it does solve the issue. Still get the patented Windows Black Screen of Death upon login. Windows Home versions are really lacking a lot of the features we use all the time in the business world. I will appreciate any solution to this problem. Using the separate monitor, I can find no hint of the problem - other than the laptop screen not powering up. Hi, as a matter a fact.
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? Either Windows 7 has a bug or one of the later updates in November created the problem. The above process is pretty simple, but the downside is that it requires you to hack into the registry which most people are afraid to do so and it works only for a single login screen. Another wild guess - perhaps the act of installing certain classes of patches could cause the problem, due to a hypothetical bug in Windows Update. Another test you might try, if you have a second machine available -- see if you can establish a Remote Desktop connection to the Win7 notebook after resuming from hibernation. How to make Windows 7 show user list on login screen and not just the last logged on user? In Windows 7 computer, there are 3 different types of safe modes to choose, Safe Mode, Safe Mode with Networking and Safe Mode with Command Prompt. Do you feel bored seeing the same logon screen every day in Windows 7? Another solution the one I am using now is to wait for a while, put it to sleep, wake it up and it works.
There is a key for each user, and the systemprofile, LocalService and NetworkService that Jessica mentioned. To answer your question, yes remote desktop works when the screen is blank. I seem to have the same and perhaps worse. I hope I didnt offend you. It has a revert button to. Don't type anything in password input field while you are asked to reset password for login user. What is causing this problem? I opened it up, Windows resumed.
Operating under that hypothesis, I ran Forefront on Wednesday using the current signatures, but it didn't report anything. I also noticed that the program Steam from Valve stopped working but I just ignored that until now. On Windows 7 logon screen, just click the administrator and you could login Windows 7 computer successfully without admin password. For example: current res is 800×600 u need one wallpaper background800x600. If you can get into Windows, follow what I said previously. Replacing the old logon screen is as easy as changing desktop wallpaper desktop background.
You realize he's mentioning this because not having any users to log in with prevents him from logging in, right? To close the Local Security Policy editor, select Exit from the File menu. Hi everybody, I'm having trouble with my windows 7 right now, it's an ultimate version, I just shut it off last night and opened it up this morning. I've worked out how to show the school logo on the top of each users start menu rather than them having the flower. Upon reboot the computer laptop has a totally black screen. I installed Bullguard right afterwards and rebooted. Also, you can only edit the security policy settings on the Pro and higher versions of Windows.
For me the Blu-Ray disc is the x-factor. When i log into it as administrator, and try to use switch user there, nothing happens when i click on it. If that works, that could help confirm the cause and allow us to give standalone instructions for a fix that we can have more confidence in as opposed to telling people to run an exe from a third party. Note - my problem occurred on a Windows 7 Ultimate machine that was upgraded from Vista Ultimate. Let me know if this works.
Tried hundred times but I cant figure out what the problem is. Yes, I have tried 3 different restores, each one older than the other, same issue each time. Does it appear to have started the login process? Just click Next and Finish, and the Windows 7 login password will be removed. I am using a windows 7 virtual machine for an assignment and it requires me to connect to a server host with a domain name and setup. Xp its much more faster than 7. I could change my background picture, but I cannot use right click on the background.
Let me know if this works. It is responsive but all that is shown is the shutdown button on the bottom right, the accessibility options button on the bottom left and the windows logo. Sounds like someone has made an edit in the registry to hide users. For what it is worth, I experienced the same slowdown on switching users and loging in. Step 2: Choose Safe Mode with Command Prompt in the coming screen and press Enter. Getting the blue 'Welcome' screen, then a black screen with the moveable mouse pointer, but nothing else. Default location for the folder ….
Insert the Windows 7 installation disc into the disc drive, and then start the computer. I am having the same problem from time to time, I couldn't figure out what is causing it to happen so therefore I don't have a reliable repro I am using Lenovo X61 tablet. Before running Prevx's tool, the registry key existed, RegEdit visually displayed the expected value explorer. Any help appreciated : Since you don't have the install disk: Tap F8 repeatedly after powering the system on. I also noted that I can no longer run a command prompt as administrator either. The system boots to what looks like it should be the welcome screen but there are no usernames or user icons to click in order to log in.
Considering that there are a lot of possible causes, those questions are very hard to answer. 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?? Otherwise, for the hassle of trying to fix it, you could insert the windows disc and do a repair install - of course I need not tell you to make sure you have a backup of important data first. Look at the end of ProfileImagePath for the name of the user represented by the key. Perhaps something during upgrade may have introduced some registry corruption that didn't show up until another value in the registry was changed later? Received the patch, let it reboot the computer, and the problem started immediately. In other words, the opposite of what you've been doing if none of the newer ones have fixed it.