Win XP starts ok but then re-boots for user

  dth 12:45 11 Jul 07
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My daughter's p/c is having problems. It starts OK and gets to the select a user screen but on selecting a user (any one of the 4) it re-boots.

The p/c is win xp with sp2. She found a trojen yesterday and this was deleted (using AVG) but I suspect that the one of the starting files has been corrupted, damaged or deleted. But which one?

I have used her Win XP disc in recovery mode and carried out the fixboot and fixmbr options but that has not solved the problem. Is there another recovery option that I should be running?

Many thanks

  VoG II 13:06 11 Jul 07

click here and scroll down to 'Here is the solution to the logon - logoff issue in Windows XP'.

  dth 16:08 11 Jul 07

Many thanks VoG for the link. That sounds just the ticket and I will give it a try tonight when I get home.

Appreciate your help in taking the trouble to post.

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