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Windows 7 Stuck on welcome screen

All Windows 7 is stuck on welcome screen. No matter what ID I use to login and it just stays there. Any suggestions? I failed to mention this is a virtual machine.
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I would boot into Safe Mode, than ensure no services are running and startup (do that in msconfig).
If that works, than continue troubleshooting every application separately
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Did that already..... nothing is working.
In Safe Mode it starts properly?
Safe mode works fine....
I have a feeling it might be McAfee causing me grief ,,,,,,
Do you have a CD drive?

You can run a Windows 7 Startup Repair.

You may need to make a bootable USB key from your Windows 7 DVD.
If this is hyper-v machine, mount vhdx file to server or other computer and try to read Windows event log.
It looks like some service is not loading. try to figure out what service is coursing problem, maybe you going to be able remove it or disable it.
Also if you do have any Antivirus on Host machine, disable it
@ Tom I was getting errors checking the event viewer. I have limited access on the VSphere console.

@John I cannot use a CD - I need a VMWare expert on this one. :)
I have used CDs with my VMware Machines, so that is why I suggested the above.
My VDI's are on a server and I manage them remotely. Only the Top level admins have access to the servers to use a CD.
Thank you for clarifying
I appreciate the suggestions John. If you find anything let me know.
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@Tom I tried the anti Virus no go

@John - trying repair now.
Thanks - It appears the repair got you going.
John, the repair worked and thanks to the other gentlemen that had great suggestions as well.