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Windows welcome screen only showing "Switch User"

Q: Windows welcome screen only showing "Switch User"

Normally when logging on, the welcome screen shows Dell Icon and My Name which I click to log on. Then, "Switch User" under that. Now I am only getting "Switch User" and when I click "Switch User" nothing happens. Can't log in. Any advise would be greatly appreciated. (I am posting from a different computer as I can't log in to mine.)

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A: Windows welcome screen only showing "Switch User"

Hello T Clouatre, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You might see if doing a system restore at boot using a restore point dated before this happened may be able to undo and fix this for you.

Hope this helps,
Shawn

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/316711-windows-welcome-screen-only-showing-switch-user.html
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A:Windows 7 going to "Switch user" screen by itself

Control panel, power options, require a password when computer wakes. Check that setting!

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/384636-windows-7-going-switch-user-screen-itself.html
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I've searched the forum and could not find an answer to this problem.

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Whenever someone in my family walks away from using the computer with Windows Vista, after the Screen Saver, I'm always taken to a screen that allows only the last user to log back in, but when someone else wants to log in, they need to hit the "Switch User" button to choose a different name.

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A:How do I bypass "Switch User" screen, after ScreenSaver to login as another in Vista?

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Thanks so much!
CG

A:How do I bypass "Switch User" screen to login as another in Vista?

Is this after the screen goes to a screensaver, or just anytime you switch users?

http://www.vistax64.com/general-discussion/134435-how-do-i-bypass-switch-user-screen-login-another-vista.html
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A:"Switch User" results in black screen

Can you Log Off and Log back onto any other profile with no problem? That may need to suffice.

Check for infection, spyware, System File Integrity, try another AV to compare (frequent solution), establish a Clean Boot for all Users, cull logs to resolve repeat errors and the other Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/350051-switch-user-results-black-screen.html
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A:Icons/Files from "User" folder showing up in "Computer" folder

Hello Aster, and welcome to Vista Forums.

You might see if doing a system restore using a restore point dated before this happened may be able to fix it.

Hope this helps,
Shawn

http://www.vistax64.com/general-discussion/261502-icons-files-user-folder-showing-up-computer-folder.html
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A:Desktop icons move after "switch user"

Hello Janeeni,

I had this same problem myself when I first updated my rig. The problem in my case was a weird issue, but it is now fixed. Try unchecking "Align to Grid" and "Auto Arrange" on the desktop by right clicking and hovering over "view"

~Lordbob

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A:computer goes to page after "switch user" by iteself when not in use

Right click the desktop, properties, screensaver tab, power, advanced tab, uncheck "prompt for password when computer resumes from standby" and click ok.
In the screensaver tab, uncheck "on resume..." and click ok.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/computer-goes-to-page-after-switch-user-by-iteself-when-not-in-use.262435/
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"Administrator attempts to log on but screen goes black and appears to loose signal."

Might try booting to safe mode, log on as Administrator, and set your screen resolution again.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/cant-switch-user-to-administrators-desktop-please-help.660529/
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Quote: Originally Posted by ZeroProfile


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* bump *

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A:[SOLVED] Merging "user" and "all users" start menu program lists

Yes, you can consolidate them all in one, or slit them up as desired.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/solved-merging-and-quot-user-and-quot-and-and-quot-all-users-and-quot-start-menu-program-lists-493670.html
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Hello Dogwalkersg5, and welcome to Vista Forums.

This may be able to help you fix this.

The User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded.

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http://www.vistax64.com/general-discussion/232313-admin-profile-user-profile-service-error-showing.html
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I would recommend that you use Microsoft Standalone System Sweeper to scan your system with at boot to help make sure that your system is malware free first.

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Hello Newbie,

See if running a sfc /scannow can find and fix bad system files that may be responsible for this.

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That is not possible, but something similar is possible.

See point number 51 on this page: Windows 7: 77 Windows 7 Tips



   Tip
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A:Rename "Other user" tile in logon screen

Hi,


Based my research and knowledge, we may not be able to achieve this request.Kim Zhou

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https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/eb92da85-a682-4fb2-92db-73163f7da673/rename-quotother-userquot-tile-in-logon-screen?forum=w7itprogeneral
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Deleting stuff from windows.old folder doesn't affect the current win7 installation! Are you sure you changed permissions on windows.old only (or files within)? Only deleted stuff in windows.old?

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/280155-restore-all-user-default-user-profiles.html
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Boot to the Advanced Options Boot menu by pressing F8 during startup.
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http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/240808-problems-login-screen-other-user.html
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Quote: Originally Posted by BriGuy


I like the "Classic Windows View" which I have been using ever since Windows '95. I kept it on classic through Me, XP and Vista and now I want to use it for Windows 7.

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A:Switch to local account - "Windows is already using that name"

Hi,
According to your description, I think you may made a misunderstand for your operation. In the interface of ?Switch to a local account?, it means to create a new user account, as you already had a same name local account, you would receive this error report.
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TechNet Community Support

https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/19d0127d-3f3a-4190-8de9-a8e08d1dfb2e/switch-to-local-account-quotwindows-is-already-using-that-namequot?forum=w8itproinstall
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Operating System is Windows 7 Enterprise (64 bit).

Thank you for your time and help,
Best regards,
James

A:"Splitting" 40 Gb user file system into ten 4 Gb "chunks"

Perhaps if you save to a FAT32 formatted partition.
This is automatically done by image backup software such as Macrium and Acronis.

http://www.sevenforums.com/backup-restore/237706-splitting-40-gb-user-file-system-into-ten-4-gb-chunks.html
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A:Account "Roger" appears as "c:\users\user"

Roger I assuming you have tried change the account name in Control Panel??

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Do you have your Windows 8 CD?

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anyone got any ideas on this
 

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Hi This is my first post I bought a PC from a website years ago Cube in a bit of a rush The website in retrospect was a bit dodgy and based on other reviews of the site I am lucky I got something for my money at all It was stated to have Windows on it - which turned out to be not true After spending my cash on a PC I then did not want to fork out for an OS as it did not have a default one so alas I used a copy of a friend s It worked fine initially but then I was greeted with the familiar message to many of This copy of windows is not genuine At first I thought I would just ignore it but eventually went down the route of getting a product key online This worked fine for a while but then required me to do it every couple of weeks NOW this has finally caught up with me and I cannot access my user accounts It comes up with an error message relating to user profiles being unavailable I have tried many things such as going on as a guest which works fine and doing a system clock back or system restore but when it asks for months Cannot of user "not windows genuine" after accounts access the administrator s password I get the same Cannot access user accounts after months of "not genuine" windows error relating to user accounts Ultimately I am looking for any way to restore the system so that I can access my user accounts as I now do not really want to buy Windows for the PC if the error still occurs Any help would be appreciated and just contact me for queries Thanks Isaac

A:Cannot access user accounts after months of "not genuine" windows

Hello Isaac,

You're just going to simply need to purchase a legal copy of Windows, and do a clean install an activate.

http://www.sevenforums.com/windows-updates-activation/324445-cannot-access-user-accounts-after-months-not-genuine-windows.html
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I'm having a bit of a problem. As far as I know, my comouter is completely free of viruses and spyware. For about a month and half now, I've been receiving the error message "Windows cannot open user accounts control panel" every time I double-click on User Accounts in Control Panel. I've been to many sites and I'm still stumped. I think the problem lies in the file nusmrgr.cpl being damaged or defective. If anybody can't offer me some advice or point me in the direction of a download or a recommended piece of software, I would really appreciate it.

P.S.

My computer is (obviously) Windows XP and I've already tried System Restore and Roxio GoBack.

I need help!!!!
 

A:"Windows cannot open user accounts control panel"

HI..and welcome...
Run a online Virus scan just to be sure...http://housecall.trendmicro.com/
If you haven't got already Spybot..A-Aware..links below..
Check fpr up-dates..scan remove what they find..
Run a HJT log...www.thespykiller.co.uk/files/HJTsetup.exe
Close all windows let it scan>save to notepad>edit>select all>edit.copy>paste on your thread..
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/windows-cannot-open-user-accounts-control-panel.366585/
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I'm using the current version of Windows Live Mail, which will not allow the user to print only a "selection" of an email message. The user is only allowed to print the entire message or selected pages.

The prior version of Windows Live Mail (2009) did include this feature.

Why has this feature been deleted from the current version?

It is not an efficient use of the user's time to have to highlight and paste a selection of an email into another program in order to print only the selection desired. Alternately, it is wasteful of paper to have to print an entire email message when only a selection from it is needed.

I cannot fathom why Microsoft removed this essential feature from Windows Live Mail.

Please, please, please put it back!

A:Windows Live Mail won't let user print only a "selection"

Keep dreaming

http://www.sevenforums.com/browsers-mail/298195-windows-live-mail-wont-let-user-print-only-selection.html
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working on a Dell 15r that has the thumbnailextractionhost.exe bug so it is effectively impossible to do any repair functions that requitre a functioning windows 8. slaving the disk, I see the default user profile was migrated/recreated around the same time the users issues began, recently, and it has no other archived default-user profile that I can identify. I don't have media, of course, its windows 8.

can someone point me to an online source for a microsoft-issue default user profile.?

if anyone knows how to STOP the loading of thumbnailextractionhost.exe - a method that does not imply/depend-on a WORKING windows 8... amazing the things microsoft thinks up. their 'fixes' require the system to be working

A:Where to find CLEAN Windows 8 "default user" profile?

i wold suggest creating a bootable anti-virus scan,
https://www.google.ca/?gfe_rd=cr&ei=...+virus+scanner

http://www.eightforums.com/general-support/54965-where-find-clean-windows-8-default-user-profile.html
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A close friend and his wife are having a problem, and I being not that familiar with XP was hoping you could help.

They have I believe 5 profiles on their computer that seem to work properly, with the exception of an error they all get on logout:

Error: Failed to set Data for 'CPL Top'

To me it sounds like a system resource registry setting missing its required setting, like a field parameter in a document.

Could you please help me.
 

A:Windows XP User With a "Failed to set Data for 'CPL Top'" Error on logout

Hi and welcome. Seems to be related to the control panel, but I can't find any information on it.

EDIT: Found this info for Windows ME, am wondering if following the renaming instructions might fix it?

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=276405&sd=RMVP
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/windows-xp-user-with-a-failed-to-set-data-for-cpl-top-error-on-logout.381166/