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Internet troubleshooting turned up this problem as related to a virus (Windows XP Security?) that attacks the Registry. It contains the file Winexit.scr [Windows Exit Screen Saver]. Report mery- Jan 11, 2010 at 11:41 PM xp log off automatically after one second I log in Report eko› Daniel - Jan 23, 2010 at 01:40 AM Thanks for your Wish you all the best in all your present and future endeavours :) ~KB* Report octav› SNoWDoGG - Mar 23, 2009 at 08:11 PM I do this but it says access his comment is here

Report KB› SNoWDoGG - Mar 21, 2009 at 09:33 AM Dear friend: Your suggestion about replacing userinit.ex_ from installation CD did the trick! Ask ! It stops you from getting to task manager, run, and by the time nortons or ad-aware new their was a virus it was already to late. Report vinny› Daniel - Jan 31, 2010 at 11:22 AM Yeah, the only problem is that I have a Gateway laptop which doesnt have a CD driver, so I cant use http://www.techrepublic.com/forums/discussions/how-do-i-disable-xp-auto-logoff/

Windows Xp Auto Logoff After Inactivity

Problem I have is that it only works on on xp and 2003. Report Adriano› Daniel - Mar 17, 2010 at 03:01 PM brilliant solution with startup disc and handy bat file, which does all the necessary stuff to get your system going again: please advise how to solve it?

  1. The file was deleted by the antivirus, but the registry key wasn't fixed: hence the autologoff behaviour...
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  3. it will fail...
  4. can you please assist Report sandeep- Mar 13, 2009 at 02:14 AM good man..its very nice solution.....
  5. I know this is IT lingo.
  6. Once installed, reboot the system.
  7. did you remove the HDD of your friend and put it on your computer to replace the userinit.exe to userinitnew.exe.
  8. Therefore, I cannot follow the initial instructions for malware issues.
  9. Install your antvirus immediately after.Other security references at Microsoft4 steps to protect your computerHow to boost your malware defense and protect your PCI wish you well.

With Win XP Pro CD, and recovery console, this fix worked like a charm!! Your computer will restart. Help ! Computer Logs Off Immediately After Login Windows 7 I am trying to use Hirens CD to do that with no luck.

Thank you all Report OTG!- Apr 8, 2010 at 10:26 PM This worked, Thank you! Windows Xp Auto Logoff Problem TYVM Report joppe› the_apocalypse - Jun 8, 2009 at 07:10 AM great! For more information, please refer to the following articles: How To Force Users to Quit Programs and Log Off After a Period of Inactivity in Windows XP http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314999 Windows click Working on a customer PC that would freeze on a regular boot, but safe mode boots logged off right away after login.

This was a nasty virus/trojan. Windows Xp Auto Login Is it E:You have to type in something likex:\frst.exeat the command prompt.If C is the hard drive with Windows, and D is the CD drive, and if E is the USB Then power ON the system and start tapping the F8 function key which would take you to Advanced Boot Option screen. Report girisusee- Aug 11, 2009 at 10:01 AM This is due to some virus.when you reach the welcome screen of XP press "Alt+Ctrl+Delete" or "Ctrl+Shift+Esc".

Windows Xp Auto Logoff Problem

any suggestions? http://ccm.net/forum/affich-22087-xp-auto-log-off Sign In Sign Up Browse Back Browse Forums Guidelines Staff Online Users Members Activity Back Activity All Activity My Activity Streams Unread Content Content I Started Search Malwarebytes.com Back Malwarebytes.com Malwarebytes Windows Xp Auto Logoff After Inactivity My supervisor thinks it is not possible to be done in > Active> Directory. Windows Xp Logon Logoff Loop Fix I tried to go back into the recovery console but now it says I need a admin password even though I didn't have one before.

What actually is a polynomial? Using the up and down arrow key, select Safe Mode with NetworkingStep 11. Waqar took his time to post a fix and because you lack inteligence you insult him? I normally replace the Userinit.exe from C:\i386 to: C:\Windows\System32\Userinit.exe C:\Windows\System32\Dllcache\Userinit.exe My post is repetitive, I know, but at least it lets you know to be on the lookout for a missing Disable Auto Logoff Windows Xp

Same old problem persists Report tcrosby- Jan 8, 2010 at 02:04 PM Also, I heard that an infection may have changed the registry to look at wsaupdater.exe instead of userinit.exe So If that weren't enough for you, then I'm sure if you spent a little quality time with the MSKB and/or Google, you'd find official documentation, from Microsoft, that this is indeed Cheers! weblink I have been using this PC for at least 3 years without this ever happening before.I have no screen saver, power management is set to always on, the welcome screen is

To save you having to download the whole Windows 2000 Resource Kit, head over to petri.co.il and grab the single zipped up file called Winexit from there. The solutions are similar but one is executed locally and the other remotely over the network. Seehttp://wizardsoft.nl/autologoff/autologoff.html Sunday, September 09, 2012 8:27 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Man...I wish I was a moderator so I could mark my answers as correct!

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Worked like a charm. I left the file name off also. Share this post Link to post Share on other sites invected2010    New Member Topic Starter Members 23 posts Location: USA ID: 17   Posted December 2, 2012 You will not Many thanks for the information and saving us!!!

Report SNoWDoGG- Jan 21, 2009 at 08:20 PM Thanks this worked for me.... Report paul- Mar 6, 2009 at 08:22 PM so after you type in those prompts and get back into windows, how do you restore all your original settings instead of it This worked perfectly.... check over here FOR YOUR INFORMATION & GUIDANCE.

The popup logon window open and prompt you for Username and Password. If the administrator password is blank, just press ENTER. 5. Then do I just put the disc in my "bad" computer, start it up and it will let me fix it by adding the strings discussed here? In the Logoff Message box, type the message that appears during the logoff countdown.

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There was a bad reference for the userinit (twex.exe, spyware, of course). Type exit to quit Recovery Console. extract first then copy the extracted userinit.exe. Windows 2003 Active Directory Benefits Windows user creation script in active directory....

Report VISHNU› SNoWDoGG - Apr 27, 2009 at 12:57 PM thanking you, I used this and I am sucCessful Report ledbeck› SNoWDoGG - Apr 30, 2009 at 02:54 PM this worked Also, change the path to userinit.exe appropriately if Windows is installed in a different drive. Best Regards, Snoots Report Nicki› yengiang - Mar 4, 2009 at 08:06 AM Iron Mask, I have have been trying to fix this problem for over 2 weeks and nothing worked Report Edz› SNoWDoGG - Mar 10, 2009 at 12:07 AM that worked, thanks alot.

And then: 1. Best Regards, Peter Lu Exellence Computer & Network Services. Thank you!!! I found alctual name of my antivirus in way I go to search files inside my WINDOWS folder.

for more information use google search and try not to read Microsoft's "official" help they are confusing. And later on insure you do a full scan of them by running your antivirus.NOTE: If XP CD is from a pc manufacturer, and they bundled an AV like McAfee or