XP freezes after log off after switched user

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by hansrijf, Oct 2, 2007.

  1. hansrijf

    hansrijf sh! it stinks Folding Team

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    Hoi

    I have a recent problem with my XP SP2 machine. On this machine are several users (all family). After switching users (withour logging off) and when this second user logs off, the computer freezes: keyboard doesn't work, monitor blanks out (gets no signal, powerlight is flashing) but there is still harddrive activity (hd light flashes). If I want to get the pc working again I have to restart te d**n thing...

    Anyone had the same problem and/or knows the solution?
     
  2. kcnychief

    kcnychief █▄█ ▀█▄ █ Political User Folding Team

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    Sounds like it might be some power settings? After reboot, have you checked your event viewer to see if anything is logged?
     
  3. hansrijf

    hansrijf sh! it stinks Folding Team

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    Will have a look in the event viewer next time (if you can tell me where to find it....). It could also be a problem with a powersavings program called "local cooling". To find out I just uninstalled it and will give it a go tomorrow.


    Thanks
     
  4. kcnychief

    kcnychief █▄█ ▀█▄ █ Political User Folding Team

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    Start, Run, eventvwr.msc

    Good luck with the local cooling thing.