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Stuck on 'Welcome' screen for at least 5 minutes before login.

Discussion in 'Windows Vista' started by Kuga, Jun 18, 2009.

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  1. Kuga

    Kuga Thread Starter

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    It loads up normally, my avatar pops up with my name, I insert my password..

    'Welcome *blue circle*'
    *5-10 minutes later*
    Desktop appears.

    I have no idea whats causing it though it started after I had to shut-down my computer using the power button.

    I've checked Event Viewer and these are the 5 errors that came up while stuck on the Welcome Screen.

    -The AVG Free8 E-mail Scanner service hung on starting
    -A timeout (30000 milliseconds) was reached while waiting for a transaction response from the ShellHWDetection service.
    -The event logging service encountered an error (res=1117) while initializing logging resources for channel Microsoft-Windows-Kernel-WHEA.
    -Unable to initialize the security package Kerberos for server side authentication. The data field contains the error number.
    -Audit events have been dropped by the transport. The real time backup file was corrupt due to improper shutdown. (the first error and the cause perhaps?)

    any help would be much appreciated.

    Thanks.
     
  2. DaveA

    DaveA Trusted Advisor Spam Fighter

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    For starters I would uninstall AVG Free8 .

    But download one of the other free AV programs so you can install when you get your machine cleaned up.
     
  3. unbidden

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    As mentioned, uninstall Avast... but I would try reinstalling after the removal. Still no joy, try System Restore.

    Run some up to date spyware scans, just an av is not enough to protect yourself.
     
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