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Cannot Start Shell Application

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#1 Dunkles


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Posted 02 February 2010 - 09:56 AM

I have an IBM Z60t with fingerprint recognition...when I start up and swipe my finger it tries to start up but gives me the following:
in a "Start Shell" dialogue box it says " Cannot start shell application. The system cannot find the file specified"....I click OK and a "Logon Protector" Dialogue box opens that says "Cannot start program specified in Userinit key. Will try to run Userinit.exec." I click OK and it sends me back to the Swipe Logon Box....when I swipe my finger it starts all over again.

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#2 hamluis



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Posted 02 February 2010 - 11:14 AM

Your userinit file may be damaged. Myabe something among the following will be useful:

How to restore the userinit.exe file - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/229227/how-to-restore-the-userinitexe-file/

New Userinit File - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/240289/windows-keeps-restarting-by-itself/

Replace Userinit File In XP - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/277227/cant-stay-logged-in/

Userinit Corrupt - http://www.theeldergeek.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=36201


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