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windows not starting

I am using a pentium 4 desktop with windows XP-pro.I wanted to get rid of the log on window & to do that I had to uninstall the "client services for netware" to enable me to select the " welcome screen " in user accounts(because on attempting to do that , it said so ). I also enabled logging on without using username & password ( by clicking on Start-Run, type CONTROL userpasswords2 , then click on OK.. When the "user accounts" window loads, in the "user" tab, UNCHECK the box that says: "Users must enter a username and password to use this computer", then click on Apply, OK, etc.).

But after doing that & on restarting, the PC is getting stuck at the " windows is starting up " message & no progress after that. I dont know whether it is related to what I did ? Also, I was also using broadband connection through linksys modem. Will that be also affected ?

Please help.

Thanking you,


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You've probably corrupted the start up.

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Though I have no idea what to do in your shows.

Kees, Bob? Any suggestions?

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Start up in Safe Mode

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and create a new User account with full Admin rights.

Then use something like TweakUI from PowerToys for Windows XP to manage the logon screen.


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I have no idea why I said shows instead of case.

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Sorry about that.

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