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In the first screen when the Setup begins, read the instructions press "R" (in the first screen) enter the Recovery Console. Report usmc0211› neil - Dec 21, 2009 07:56AM what did you do to solve this issue My wifes pc is doing the same thing and am trying to get into it Point of Forum ettiquette. Report wdcarp› bongo - Jan 28, 2010 01:24AM THANKS TONS!!!! have a peek here

Alan Wade July 18, 2012 at 2:52 pm Most Win XP shutdown problems reported thus far have been that it reboots when shutdown is attempted. Feb 22, 2004 #3 Refwhett TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 71 realblackstuff: I am always loged in as an administrator me(who else?): I am running xp pro. Windows IT Pro Guest Blogs Veeam All Sponsored Blogs Advertisement Join the Conversation Get answers to questions, share tips, and engage with the IT professional community at myITforum. Helpful +15 Report ICEM3N Jan 17, 2010 01:38PM Manual steps to recover a corrupted registry that prevents Windows XP from starting The procedure that this article describes uses Recovery Console and

I'd experiment unchecking whatever is there, then add things back one by one until you can replicate the shut down problem. now to clean up some of the residual trojan / virus mess on the computer, but its working. Help ! When you have finished this procedure, a registry is created that you can use to start Windows XP.

Go ahead and restart (or un-plug) your machine and let it run through the check. (will take about 10 minutes, but could take up to an hour if you have problems) Report gizmo- May 3, 2010 09:57AM well I didnt have any password so I pressed enter and it worked but I did the command thin when its was on C:\windows> then Report Haroon› SNoWDoGG - Mar 21, 2009 01:20AM I've tried the userinit.ex_ solution, bu the system shot back with no disk in d: drive and when I tried to open the I looked at it the event viewer its "Userenv" with a yellow excalmation mark. 2.

TechSpot is a registered trademark. Now you logon into the administrator account which is defaultly present in the XP. You can only upload a photo (png, jpg, jpeg) or a video (3gp, 3gpp, mp4, mov, avi, mpg, mpeg, rm). http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_xp-update/xp-wont-log-off-shutdown-or-restart/62614c8a-4970-4a87-97b7-7649e869a3f3 Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: how to forcefully log off a user when they have locked the This post has been flagged and will

If you have a dual-boot or multiple-boot computer, select the installation that you want to access from the Recovery Console. 4. Why don't you try and find a solution instead of spewing your bullshit all over here and acting like a complete bafoon. Oh I also have all the setting in "user accounts" enabled for switching users and the welcome screen. Thanks!

Kelruze · 8 years ago 0 Thumbs up 1 Thumbs down Comment Add a comment Submit · just now Report Abuse Go to your Control Panel and then select User Accounts. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/cant-shut-down-log-off.11215/ It stops you from getting to task manager, run, and by the time nortons or ad-aware new their was a virus it was already to late. I have tried to fix if you have the XP install disk. Def.Confused Report heather2810- Mar 18, 2009 08:52PM Def.Confused.....did you ever get a fix for your laptop?

is there anyway I can copy the userinit.exe file from another system into the flash drive then also copy it to the necessary drive on the infected computer Report Daniel- Jan http://scriptkeeper.net/cannot-log/cannot-log-on-to-windows-mail.html Once someone is logged in and locks the screen using ++ The options just is not there to switch users.any ideas? I am running XP sp2 and I got a virus Internet SEcurity 2010..pop ups. Join our site today to ask your question.

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Report lolzors- Apr 16, 2009 09:31AM If you're going to waste your time calling someone a buffoon, at least spell it right numbnuts. Report kacorsen- Nov 16, 2009 07:12PM Hi, I dont know if you use this anymore, but I cant find my system recovery disc, is there any other way to fix the Report sam- Mar 5, 2009 01:47AM i dont know the console password...

Also when I go to use the "Window+L" feature to switch users it won't let me.

Thank you, Report Prasanna- Feb 1, 2010 08:33AM Remotely connecting to registry and adjusting the values worked for me..... can you help somebody to solve this issues... why I am denied access I have no clue- I log on as Administrator. I know it's a lot to ask, but like most here, i'm having trouble.

Report Rik- May 12, 2009 01:20PM Talented? Insert the Windows CD and restart the computer Press any key when prompted to "Press any key to boot from CD" When the setup loads, it will ask you to press Password Site Map Posting Help Register Rules Today's Posts Search Site Map Home Forum Rules Members List Contact Us Community Links Pictures & Albums Members List Search Forums Show Threads http://scriptkeeper.net/cannot-log/cannot-log-off-or-shut-down-windows-xp.html Do I still put it on a usb stick when using Knoppix?

Machine now fine. Also, if you have TweakUi installed, there are some settings in there that can prevent/allow some of the things you mention. Sign up for a new account or log in here: Forgot your password?