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markkaiser

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Switch user
« on: November 06, 2005, 02:57:14 PM »
Hi
I have Windows XP laptop and it's acting retarded
I don't know what happened to it but all of a sudden it doesn't show the welcome screen after i log off
i'm an admin on the computer and somebody else uses my computer but they have a limited account
now they cant access the computer because after i log off i get something like this


i went to user accounts and i made sure that the welcome screen and the fast user switching options are both checked
i dont know what happened
can anybody help me my welcome screen back?

thanks a lot
mark

GX1_Man

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Re: Switch user
« Reply #1 on: November 06, 2005, 03:17:56 PM »
Well you said you had Windows XP and this is a Win2000 screen. Is that exactly what you get? If so, how do you suppose that happened? Has this machine ever had Win2000? Sometimes this can happen with a dirty install/upgrade with XP.

markkaiser

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Re: Switch user
« Reply #2 on: November 06, 2005, 03:27:46 PM »
that's not really what I get
I found that on google
So mine looks like that except it says Windows XP home edition

GX1_Man

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Re: Switch user
« Reply #3 on: November 06, 2005, 03:38:41 PM »
Can they log on with that screen? (Same end result different method.)

markkaiser

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Re: Switch user
« Reply #4 on: November 06, 2005, 05:16:47 PM »
I can yea
coz i have the password
but where did my friend's account go?  im not gonna give them the password..plus i have so many personal stuff on my account  ::)

can u tell me how to get the welcome screen back plz?  plz plz?

merlin_2

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Re: Switch user
« Reply #5 on: November 06, 2005, 05:23:46 PM »
Most lappy users......use alt+f4 ........and hibinate it.....

wrong screen displayed......<gui>

or limited timed access due to admin......control......

markkaiser

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Re: Switch user
« Reply #6 on: November 06, 2005, 05:29:40 PM »
so in english, merlin
what did u say?

GX1_Man

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Re: Switch user
« Reply #7 on: November 06, 2005, 05:32:44 PM »
Quote
so in english, merlin
what did u say?


That is ALWAYS the question.  ::) ::) ::) ::)

merlin_2

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Re: Switch user
« Reply #8 on: November 06, 2005, 05:34:03 PM »
That was the queens english.........alas you dont unerstand it........maybe i should reply in latin......

.AMAT VICTORIA CURAM
« Last Edit: November 06, 2005, 05:35:02 PM by merlin_2 »

markkaiser

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Re: Switch user
« Reply #9 on: November 06, 2005, 05:38:44 PM »
OHHHH
ok i got it now




*censored*..how do u fix this?

markkaiser

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Re: Switch user
« Reply #10 on: November 06, 2005, 05:44:25 PM »
did somebody just delete my post?


markkaiser

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Re: Switch user
« Reply #11 on: November 06, 2005, 05:45:09 PM »
.nvm.


merlin_2

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Re: Switch user
« Reply #12 on: November 06, 2005, 05:46:28 PM »
You have fixed it.......have a a nice cup of tea and relax


>>I don't know what happened to it but all of a sudden it doesn't show the welcome screen after i log off <<<<

bg ates...........phone number......911
« Last Edit: November 06, 2005, 05:47:39 PM by merlin_2 »

markkaiser

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Re: Switch user
« Reply #13 on: November 06, 2005, 05:52:04 PM »
umm
ok :thumbsup:

anybody else?

Fed

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    Re: Switch user
    « Reply #14 on: November 06, 2005, 09:06:52 PM »
    Hang in there for a bit Mark.  :)

    markkaiser

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    Re: Switch user
    « Reply #15 on: November 07, 2005, 03:39:51 PM »
    :hanging:

    GX1_Man

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    Re: Switch user
    « Reply #16 on: November 07, 2005, 03:45:24 PM »
    Perhaps dl65 or FED can come up with a quick cure. The other party can not log on with this screen with his info?

    markkaiser

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    Re: Switch user
    « Reply #17 on: November 07, 2005, 08:56:59 PM »
    Nope.

    they cannot log in unless i change their account type to an administrator account

    Fed

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      Re: Switch user
      « Reply #18 on: November 07, 2005, 10:34:49 PM »
      Does this happen when you are not connected to the internet?
      Physically pull the plug then try it.

      markkaiser

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      Re: Switch user
      « Reply #19 on: November 09, 2005, 05:27:57 PM »
      it's still happening!!

      Fed

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        Re: Switch user
        « Reply #20 on: November 09, 2005, 05:41:46 PM »
        What happens when you re-boot it?

        markkaiser

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        Re: Switch user
        « Reply #21 on: November 09, 2005, 08:43:28 PM »
        After the re-boot
        The problem still exists

        -sigh-

        Fed

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          Re: Switch user
          « Reply #22 on: November 09, 2005, 08:58:25 PM »
          Have you done the normal scans for viruses etc?

          markkaiser

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          Re: Switch user
          « Reply #23 on: November 10, 2005, 05:13:16 PM »
          Yessir I have
          Havn't found any viruses of any kind
          I also scanned the computer for any spyware..didn't find anything either
          What the heck...this computer is so retarded

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            Re: Switch user
            « Reply #24 on: November 10, 2005, 10:31:08 PM »

            Saviour

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            Re: Switch user
            « Reply #25 on: November 11, 2005, 08:58:45 PM »
            Mark,

            What's probably happening is that your screensaver may be password protected.

            Try this...

            1) Open your Control panel.

            2) Double-click your Display icon.

            3) Click the "Screensaver" tab.

            4) Uncheck "On resume, password protect".

            5) Click "Apply" and/or "OK".

            This should take care of the problem.
            « Last Edit: November 12, 2005, 07:49:42 AM by Saviour »

            markkaiser

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            Re: Switch user
            « Reply #26 on: November 12, 2005, 02:57:00 PM »
            I tried that..in the screensaver tab i can only uncheck "on resume, display welcome screen"..no password protected box  ???

            Saviour

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            Re: Switch user
            « Reply #27 on: November 12, 2005, 03:13:17 PM »
            Mark...

            Ok...now I know where the problem is:

            1)  Open your Control Panel.

            2)  Open Power Options.

            3)  Click the Advanced Tab.

            4)  Uncheck Prompt for password when computer resumes from standby.

            5)  Click Apply and or Ok.

            Don't forget to go back into your Display Properties and check the box to show Welcome screen.

            Hope this works.
            « Last Edit: November 12, 2005, 03:54:43 PM by Saviour »

            markkaiser

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            Re: Switch user
            « Reply #28 on: November 13, 2005, 01:31:57 PM »
            :SIGH:

            It won't work!!!   >:(

            Saviour

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            Re: Switch user
            « Reply #29 on: November 13, 2005, 02:41:04 PM »
            Then the only thing I can recommend is FED's last post.

            Or if all else fails...try to explain to us exactly when this started happening and what you or your friend were doing on the computer prior to getting the locked computer password screen.

            You might even want to try a system restore to a restore date when this wasn't happening.

            It's got me scratching my head...

            markkaiser

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            Re: Switch user
            « Reply #30 on: November 13, 2005, 09:04:43 PM »
            FED's last post is the right description for my problem
            I did everything it said..but no luck :S

            I havn't downloaded anything on my computer
            It was working properly and when i logged off i couldnt see the welcome screen

            How do i know the restore date?  





            Saviour

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            Re: Switch user
            « Reply #31 on: November 14, 2005, 04:35:03 PM »
            Can you post a screenshot?

            Other than the Windows 2000 one you submitted initially?  Needs to be the one from your PC.
            « Last Edit: November 14, 2005, 04:36:11 PM by Saviour »

            markkaiser

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            Re: Switch user
            « Reply #32 on: November 14, 2005, 05:41:17 PM »
            But how can I post a screenshot?

            I get that screen after I switch user/log off..I tried taking a screenshot then, but it didn't work

            Is there a way to do it?