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Userinit.exe On A Mac/xp - Cannot Log In

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#1 fixb00t


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Posted 05 June 2008 - 05:06 AM

hey, i am very desperate as i need to complete a few things for an install tomorrow, so it is imperative i fix this problem.

I have just tried to log onto my windows partition on a g5 mac laptop, and been met with the typical "user log in screen", which is unusual. I then click on administrator to log in, and when i proceed to do so, a message box appears reading " userinit.exe - application failed to initialize properly" and then an error code (0xc0000005). I persist to log in by clicking on the admin button, and it eventually disappears and i am logged on...but with no explorer, just the wallpaper. I open up task manager, new task> explorer.exe and everything appears, and it flashes me again with the error code.

I need to know how to get rid of watever is plaguing my computer, I am completely stuck and am desperate to fix this urgent problem, any help is appreciated.

Edited by fixb00t, 05 June 2008 - 05:43 AM.

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Posted 05 June 2008 - 04:50 PM

Try the fix at Kelly's Korner.

Restore Winlogon\Userinit - #263 on the right.
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