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Bought used laptop fogoten how to get direct to desktop wi


trouville

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#1
This is an easy :think: question about windows 7 :(

I bought a used win 7 pro laptop lenovo think pad.

I set up windows chose no password BUT when i resume from sleep or start up the first screen would need a password IF I HAD CHOSEN password protect

Instead i have to click on a small square to open desktop....where is the setting to start directly to desktop,??????

Its soooo easy when i found the setting last time i wondered why i had not found the setting myself....since then i had a crash which wiped out all my scrapebook notes

I KNOW ITS NOT A WIN 8 Question but i just cannot find anywhere else where someone might remember how to do it and it is sooo simple
 

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System One

  • OS
    win7

Barman58

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#2

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 10 Pro x64 x2 Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Ubuntu
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    Real World Computing
    CPU
    AMD FX8350 8 Core @4GHz
    Motherboard
    Asus M5A78L-M USB3
    Memory
    32GB [4x8GB] DDR3 1600 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    Asus nVidia GTX750TI-OC-2GD5 (2GB DDR5)
    Sound Card
    ASUS Xoner DG + SPDIF to 5.1 System + HDMI
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Acer G276HL 27", (DVi) + Samsung 39" HDTV (HDMI)
    Screen Resolution
    1920 x 1080 @60Hz + 1920 x 1080 @60Hz
    Hard Drives
    Internal
    Crucial 256GB SSD,
    WDC WD30EZRX-00D8PB0 3TB,
    Toshiba HDWD130 3TB
    Seagate ST2000DM001-1CH1 2TB,

    External (USB3)
    Seagate Backup+ Hub BK SCSI Disk 8TB
    2.5/3.5 Hot Swap Cradle, USB3 + eSata (client HDDs)

    NAS
    Seagate ST4000DM000
    PSU
    Aerocool Templarius Imperator 750W 80+ Silver
    Case
    AeroCool X-Warrior Devil Red Tower
    Cooling
    Stock CPU, Rear 120mm, Front 2x120mm, Side 2x120mm
    Keyboard
    Logitech Wireless K710 & K270
    Mouse
    Logitech Wireless M710 M185 & M570 Trackball
    Internet Speed
    37Mb/s Down - 9.5Mb/s Up
    Browser
    Chrome
    Antivirus
    BitDefender Total Security 2017
    Other Info
    Also run...

    Desktop - 6Core 8GB - Windows 10 Enterprise x64,
    Laptop - Quad 8GB - Windows 10 Pro x64
    Netbook - Ubuntu
    2 x Nexus 7 Android tablets
    Samsung 10.2" tablet
    Sony Z3 Android Smartphone
    HTC One Android Smartphone

trouville

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#3
Thanks thats great Im sure your link is what i need BUT the page opens in English then before i can read it changes to FRENCH?????

Is that to stop anyone reading it???

Cant see change back to English??????

FOUND IT English was the first on the list:shock: nothing under "E":sarc:
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    win7

Barman58

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#4
Check your local system settings the previous owner was possibly a French speaker ;)
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 10 Pro x64 x2 Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Ubuntu
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    Real World Computing
    CPU
    AMD FX8350 8 Core @4GHz
    Motherboard
    Asus M5A78L-M USB3
    Memory
    32GB [4x8GB] DDR3 1600 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    Asus nVidia GTX750TI-OC-2GD5 (2GB DDR5)
    Sound Card
    ASUS Xoner DG + SPDIF to 5.1 System + HDMI
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Acer G276HL 27", (DVi) + Samsung 39" HDTV (HDMI)
    Screen Resolution
    1920 x 1080 @60Hz + 1920 x 1080 @60Hz
    Hard Drives
    Internal
    Crucial 256GB SSD,
    WDC WD30EZRX-00D8PB0 3TB,
    Toshiba HDWD130 3TB
    Seagate ST2000DM001-1CH1 2TB,

    External (USB3)
    Seagate Backup+ Hub BK SCSI Disk 8TB
    2.5/3.5 Hot Swap Cradle, USB3 + eSata (client HDDs)

    NAS
    Seagate ST4000DM000
    PSU
    Aerocool Templarius Imperator 750W 80+ Silver
    Case
    AeroCool X-Warrior Devil Red Tower
    Cooling
    Stock CPU, Rear 120mm, Front 2x120mm, Side 2x120mm
    Keyboard
    Logitech Wireless K710 & K270
    Mouse
    Logitech Wireless M710 M185 & M570 Trackball
    Internet Speed
    37Mb/s Down - 9.5Mb/s Up
    Browser
    Chrome
    Antivirus
    BitDefender Total Security 2017
    Other Info
    Also run...

    Desktop - 6Core 8GB - Windows 10 Enterprise x64,
    Laptop - Quad 8GB - Windows 10 Pro x64
    Netbook - Ubuntu
    2 x Nexus 7 Android tablets
    Samsung 10.2" tablet
    Sony Z3 Android Smartphone
    HTC One Android Smartphone

trouville

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4
#5
well im on my asus UX 21a which is quite old now,i might have gone to French im a bit rushed hear
So i made all the steps, un ticked the box went to advanced un checked box there applied restart just in case NO CHANGE??

Another odd thing i bought the Think pad T420 160Gb SSD 8Gb RAM from a German leasing company and its scratched but otherwise perfect i could set up win 7 pro as if just out of the box thats why its in English BUT the German keyboard QWERT"Z" has the Y key there??? and types Z which would be the same keyboard as this asus i bought in Switzerland that is a Swiss German one

Over time ive got used to it especially as Switzerland used to have a 30% discount over European prices ..that was before large companies bought the discounters
So i changed the keyboard to Swiss German BUT its still German German configuration with the Z/Y @ è key all different
What have i done wrong??? I used to be able to change the setting
 

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System One

  • OS
    win7

trouville

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#6
OK thanks for posting the link would have removed the login screen at once ;) IF i had made restart:huh:

The keyboard turned out to be Swedish :eek: so the Swiss German & German were installing just wrong.Now i have it set Swiss German and dont look at the keys except when i forget where a key should be

Thanks great help without your help i would have still been looking
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    win7