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Windows XP - No Login Names Appear At Start Up

To resolve this, restart the computer and try again. Please try again now or at a later time. The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. The computer has not freezed and I can move the mouse pointer around. Source

I mean I can't do a system restore without logging into Windows can I? Sign In Use Facebook Use Twitter Use Windows Live Register now! Background: Windows Update kindly deleted this useless waste of disk space for me when I ran it a few years ago. Probably a trojan virus. More hints

Is crime an issue in the US countryside, especially for a cyclist? i Never gave any password although created my account. What do you call the entity seeking to be authenticated? I assume it was linked to the low battery on off issue hence why I included that at the start to better diagnose the issue.Your help would be greatly appreciated.Brian Discussion

If I continue to boot in safe mode it take me straight to desktop. At the login screen, just hit the Ctrl+Alt+Delete combination twice in a row, and you'll be presented with the old-school login screen, where you have to manually enter the username. dalesaa said, on March 29, 2007 at 11:03 pm The Welcome Screen in Xp Appears but there are no users displayed. Thank you. 0 #11 Adamsappleone Posted 23 May 2008 - 02:22 PM Adamsappleone Member Member 16 posts I know this is a month late, but I am new here and was

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If that's the case and you can login from the administrator account in Safe Mode, then simply create a NEW account, with a new user name, give it admin rights, and momes said, on March 20, 2007 at 3:24 pm I bought a dell PC once, and I must say, it was almost as trashy as your Compaq Presario. The same thing happens if I start the computer in Fail Safe Mode. Once there, you can copy the files from your old account, into the new account.Hope this helps.Grif Flag Permalink This was helpful (1) Collapse - Unable to do that by brian_haggis88

Change the userid to Administrator, leave the password blank and login. https://forums.techguy.org/threads/no-user-accounts-at-windows-xp-login-screen.560865/ I was going to transfer them onto an external hard drive so at least I had those files but nothing could be located! That's a sign of the problem I mentioned. Please click here if you are not redirected within a few seconds.

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  • It isn't effective when the problem is old.
  • If Pro, try pressing Ctrl+Alt+Del twice while on the logon screen.
  • I actually have two of these netbooks thankfully and with each of them (when they both worked) I have to press F2 to start the thing or else it just stays

it's the only other thing short of a reinstall I can think of. –Vlueboy Apr 18 '11 at 6:47 @Vlueboy: The computer, only has one monitor. All rights reserved. This time I pressed Control-Alt-Delete. http://upxpress.net/windows-xp/windowsxp-problem-screen-names.php Is it this one?

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Go check your email! by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / April 20, 2013 9:11 AM PDT In reply to: No username appears upon startup!

Manual Registry Hack Open up regedit.exe through the start menu Run box, and then navigate down to the following key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\ CurrentVersion\Winlogon\SpecialAccounts\UserList On the right-hand side you'll see a list

lol That may be one reason. Your statement about the computer being an "old laptop" and leftover from the IT department means the machine probably has battery issues.. Thanks again! 0 Advertisements #2 tikyoo Posted 12 January 2008 - 08:51 PM tikyoo Member Member 56 posts follow this Turn the computer on or Restart the computer Start tapping the engtech said, on May 11, 2007 at 7:31 pm You only see the mouse?

You were being steered in the right direction, but what was left out was that in User Accounts; go to Control Panel/User Accounts, then click on User Accounts again, another window Type in the user name administrator. So now we cant even go pass the welcome screen where it asks for a user name and password. Check This Out A multiplication algorithm by Paul Erdős: how does it work?

Create Account How it Works Javascript Disabled Detected You currently have javascript disabled. Just the XP blue screen. I therefore turned it on, saved some work I was doing and then it went on standby again so I switched it back on quickly then shut it down properly. Type the name and password of the other user, and login.

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by JMT74, Apr 11, 2007. Jump to content FacebookTwitter Geeks to Go Forum Operating Systems Windows XP, 2000, 2003, NT Welcome to Geeks to Go - Register now for FREE Geeks To Go is a helpful you did say an empty WELCOME SCREEN right? Change the userid to Administrator, leave the password blank and login.XP Home, I'm afraid. 0 #7 Ztruker Posted 04 April 2008 - 08:45 PM Ztruker Member 5k Technician 7,067 posts Hopefully

I know this is a side track but is there an easy way to fix this that I'm blind to or should I open up another thread for this? There's a simple registry hack that you can do to hide accounts from the login screen, or you could alternatively delete the user account if you really don't need it. Like this:Like Loading... Went to the login screen still blank.

Nice try Mr. If only there was a way to get to a login console other than that crappy Windows welcome screen. You can also scan for malware offline. I did a System Restore 3 days back.

The next time you log off you'll see that the other account is gone. JOIN THE DISCUSSION Tweet Lowell Heddings, better known online as the How-To Geek, spends all his free time bringing you fresh geekery on a daily basis. http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;314503 Comments are closed.   Click to subscribe using RSS Click to subscribe using email Navigation Most Popular Posts Most Recent Posts Site Map Random Post Information About Me Subscription I would rather not reinstall Windows for him if there is a way to get back onto the Windows desktop.

It has been a near endless cause of headaches.