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#1 BurritoBoy


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Posted 27 April 2012 - 05:26 AM

I'm not sure what to make of this, however, I'm a paranoid person so what the heck!

This is something I've ignored because it doesn't really seem to have changed the operation of my computer.

What happens:

First Issue: When I start my computer I will see the windows start screen (where the progress bar shows its status), but sometimes when it does the transition to the login page I get a blank screen (like the video card is not detected) and have to shut down and try again. After which, it starts fine the second time around. However, I kind of think this is a hardware conflict with Windows...don't know really.

Second Issue: Normally after a fresh install of Windows the login screen will show the cursor already in the input box. However, after some time the normal login changes and I have to click on the login area to get the input box to show. My paranoid thoughts are that some kind of rootkit has gotten a hold of my system...again not sure just don't have a lot of time to chase down phantoms...

Thanks for any help and sorry if this is vague.


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#2 TheShooter93



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Posted 27 April 2012 - 10:01 AM

Neither of these issues sound malware/virus related, at all.

The first could be explained by quite a few things, and we can pursue it further if you like.

The second sounds like a setting that was changed back to default after a fresh install of Windows. You should be able to find the solution in Control Panel > User Accounts. Either that or an update with a Service Pack. Is the PC fully updated?

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