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Windows 8.1 boots into a wrong account

  1. #1

    Windows 8.1 boots into a wrong account


    Hi,

    My W-8.1 HP laptop is configured to boot into my account directly without a password, but occasionally it does not recognize the log-in settings and boots directly into the "original" W-8 desktop configuration. It takes 1 or 2 reboots to boot it into the correct account.

    Thanks,
    -BBDS.

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    64-bit Windows 10
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  3. #3


    Hi Brink,

    Useful information, I will try to investigate and report back.

    Thanks,
    -BBDS
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4. #4


    I think the recent problem was related to some registry / user account corruption which happened when I downloaded an audio-book.

    I found all recently installed programs + Chrome extentions and un-installed / deleted them.

    Then I ran Malwarebites, SuperAntiSpyware, Eset on-line scanner and now everything works correctly.


    Thank you,

    -BBDS
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  5. #5


    Posts : 22,577
    64-bit Windows 10


    Great news.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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