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Vista lockscreen logon password refused unless I reboot. Infected?


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#1 musicmanfz

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Posted 19 November 2009 - 04:44 PM

Hi,

I'm running Vista Home Premium 64-bit SP1 with ZoneAlarm Extreme Security Suite installed. ZoneAlarm scan finds no problems.

My machine locks screen with password prompt if I am away long enough (I usually lock screen manually before going AFK -- old security habit from work).

Earlier this week, when I entered my password at the lockscreen prompt, I was refused entry. I checked the caps lock, carefully re-entered the password, but was again refused entry. After trying a few more times, I rebooted and was able to log in.

The same thing happened again today -- password refused, reboot fixed.

Am I infected?

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#2 azfreetech

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Posted 19 November 2009 - 04:49 PM

I would try resetting the password and then see what happens.

Edited by azfreetech, 19 November 2009 - 05:27 PM.

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