Solved

XP logs off right after logon normally, but safe mode works

Posted on 2006-06-20
8
6,553 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-04
I have been working on this problem for over a day now, and I have gone as far as I can.  As stated, my accounts log off right after log on, but safe mode works.  Many sites say my userinit.exe registry is wrong, but i have checked it and it is fine.  I have also followed the instructions here to repair the registry anyway (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307545/), but that allows me to logon to the administrator once the first time.  As soon as I restart, the problem occurs again.  I can also access the recovery console fine.  This is XP Professional.
 
Either I reinstall windows and spend days reinstalling software, work in safe mode forever, or get some help :)
0
Comment
Question by:SleepyJ910
8 Comments
 
LVL 65

Expert Comment

by:SheharyaarSaahil
ID: 16942219
some quick suggestions,

1. From safemode try doing a System Restore to that date when the system was working fine.
2. From safemode, try creating a new user account, restart and try to login in normal mode with this account.
3. Remove all the external hardware stuff, like any usb modem, printers, scanners etc etc which cannot be load in safemode.

Post back the results :)
0
 
LVL 9

Expert Comment

by:DrAske
ID: 16942261
HI ..
Logon - Logoff loop, also caused by BlazeFind
http://www.winxptutor.com/wsaremove.htm
0
 
LVL 32

Expert Comment

by:r-k
ID: 16942698
Good advice above. If those suggestions have not fixed the problem, please do the following (while logged into safe mode):

Download and run HijackThis from http://www.hijackthis.de/
Copy-and-paste the resulting log back to that same web site (not here)
Click on "Analyze", and then click on "Save Analysis" at the bottom of the next page.
Finally post a link here to the saved analyzed page.

This may help identify if some malware or misconfiguration is to blame.
0
Superior storage. Superior surveillance.

WD Purple drives are built for 24/7, always-on, high-definition security systems. With support for up to 8 hard drives and 32 cameras, WD Purple drives are optimized for surveillance.

 

Author Comment

by:SleepyJ910
ID: 16943387

1. From safemode try doing a System Restore to that date when the system was working fine.
No dice.
2. From safemode, try creating a new user account, restart and try to login in normal mode with this account.
Stil fails.
3. Remove all the external hardware stuff, like any usb modem, printers, scanners etc etc which cannot be load in safemode.
It's a laptop, nothign outside connected.
      
Logon - Logoff loop, also caused by BlazeFind
http://www.winxptutor.com/wsaremove.htm
regsvr32 /u "%Systemroot%\System32\omniband.dll"

--omniband.dll not found, did COPY USERINIT.EXE WSAUPDATER.EXE to no effect.
Userinit registry is correct.

Hijack URL:
http://www.hijackthis.de/logfiles/693499e8c0bc448f0257cf874ce20581.html

0
 

Author Comment

by:SleepyJ910
ID: 16944084
I believe I have fixed it, by looking here http://www.experts-exchange.com/Operating_Systems/WinXP/Q_20972739.html, I got the idea to change my userinit registry from ueerinit.ese to explorer.exe, and now it works. :)
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
ee_ai_construct earned 0 total points
ID: 17317436
PAQ / Refund
ee ai construct, community support moderator
0
 
LVL 10

Expert Comment

by:Cro0707
ID: 20518679
Here is solution, it help me:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/555648
0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

In today's information driven age, entrepreneurs have so many great tools and options at their disposal to help turn good ideas into a thriving business. With cloud-based online services, such as Amazon's Web Services (AWS) or Microsoft's Azure, bus…
No security measures warrant 100% as a "silver bullet". The truth is we also cannot assume anything but a defensive and vigilance posture. Adopt no trust by default and reveal in assumption. Only assume anonymity or invisibility in the reverse. Safe…
This tutorial gives a high-level tour of the interface of Marketo (a marketing automation tool to help businesses track and engage prospective customers and drive them to purchase). You will see the main areas including Marketing Activities, Design …
This Micro Tutorial demonstrates using Microsoft Excel pivot tables, how to reverse engineer competitors' marketing strategies through backlinks.

911 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

19 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now