1. Computer problem? Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Click here to join today! If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members.

Solved: Instant log off upon log in

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by thebookwyrm, Jul 28, 2006.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. thebookwyrm

    thebookwyrm Thread Starter

    Joined:
    Jul 28, 2006
    Messages:
    1
    Can somebody help with my XP problem?
    A few days ago, my anti-spyware programme (I use Spycatcher express) alerted me that it had detected two files: one was definitely spyware and so it was quarantined and but there was no information for the other, even on the internet, so I was not sure what to do. I decided to quarantine it until I could find better information (better safer than sorry). I logged off, then later tried to log on again. However when I tried, it displayed the loading message, flashed my desktop for a fraction of a second then logged off without me wanting it to. The same thing happened when I tried the 7 other user accounts available on the welcome screen (I have a big family). After a bit of research, I learnt that I should try it in safe mode, which I did, and it let me log on. I immediately thought that the file I had quarantined must have been an important file, so I unquarantined it, then logged of to test the change. It still did not let me log on normally, and worse still, it no longer logs on to safe mode either. I have also tried using the "last good" mode, and that has not worked. Is there anything else I can try or will I have to restore windows xp (bearing in mind I have no way of backing up the files, some of which are important).
    Please reply quickly.
     
  2. pehbond

    pehbond

    Joined:
    Nov 22, 2005
    Messages:
    367
    boot from ya windows xp disk then use the repair then when the dos screen appears type bootcfg /rebuild this should repair your boot settings
     
  3. Rollin' Rog

    Rollin' Rog

    Joined:
    Dec 9, 2000
    Messages:
    45,855
As Seen On
As Seen On...

Welcome to Tech Support Guy!

Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? Join our site today to ask your question. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started.

Join over 733,556 other people just like you!

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/487119

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice