Windows 10: Enter Password in Limited Account - Wait 10 Minutes
Posted on 2016-09-21
The lock screen comes on as planned. When I enter the password in the limited account, I see about 6 tiny white circles looping for about 10 minutes before I can access my account. This just started yesterday. This weekend, I got what I guess was the W10 Anniversary update.
I would like to find out what is causing this behavior, and fix it. After entering the password from a locked screen, it opened almost instantly.
No problem logging into my other admin account. When I tried to access the limited account, the popup said no privileges - continue? So I continued. The progress bar got to about 99.9% of the limited account and then I waited about 20 minutes (maybe 10 minutes). I wouldn't be surprised if the long delay here is related to my waiting for the password to open up the limited account. After the progress bar completed, I was able to access the files I needed from the limited account.
Thanks in advance.