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Windows XP logs me out immediately after logging in


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#1 Passion4Muzik

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Posted 24 January 2010 - 11:09 PM

Last night I was chatting with a friend on yahoo and had a browser up. When I got sleepy, I closed the lid of my laptop (which I use strictly as a desktop) and when I tried to use my computer this afternoon, I was getting an "Internet Security 2010" message that took over my desktop and was trying to get me to buy an anti-virus. I figured it was fake, so I installed Norton and ran a scan. It detected something and removed it. The fake Internet Security scan stopped but there was still something in the task bar. I had been unable to access system restore, or my task manager. I scanned again and again, something was found and deleted. My system required a reboot which I did and I saw my desktop with nothing on it. The computer was still loading and then I got to my welcome screen. I clicked my username and the desktop looked like it was loading but after a few moments, I was immediately logged off and back at the welcome screen.

I have tried rebooting in safe mode and going to the administrator account, but the same thing happens. I do not have a Windows XP disc. What can I do to log in? Right now, I am able to access the internet through IBM rescure and recovery mode.

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#2 AustrAlien

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Posted 25 January 2010 - 06:38 AM

This will probably fix your LogOn/LogOff Loop, and allow you to log on to Windows ...

Fix Windows XP LogOn/LogOff Loop .... thinkinginpixels


Then you will face the task of removing the malware ...
Remove Internet Security 2010 (Uninstall Guide)
Posted by Grinler on December 10, 2009

Good luck. Let us know how things are going.

Edited by Pandy, 25 January 2010 - 10:45 AM.
Moved from Windows XP Home and Pro ~Pandy

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