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Can't get past welcome screen on reboot

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    Toronto, Ontario
    Posts : 1
    Windows 8, Ubuntu, Windows 7

    Can't get past welcome screen on reboot


    Hi everyone!

    I just installed Windows 8 yesterday and after the initial "wow" factor I installed my graphics drivers and rebooted. Upon restart, I got past the welcome screen and logged in (no password error) and after the screen quickly goes blank as if it's about to log in, then it returns to the welcome screen - no error message or anything, just a constant loop.

    Also, this is the release version of Windows 8.

    If anyone has any idea about what could be wrong thank you so much in advance!

    Rachel

    edit: I thought I should note that this is on my laptop: a Samsung QX-11-W01ub (Intel HD 3000 grapics, i5-2430M, 6 gigs of ram)
    Last edited by Raeannmac; 26 Oct 2012 at 12:15. Reason: spec update

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Can't get past welcome screen on reboot
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