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I have Vista for Business on a computer. Suddenly the log on picture shows on the screen, but the computer says the user information is unavailable and won't let me log in! I tried using the info on t

I need to figure out how to make this work. Either upgrade or buy a new tower?

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Corrupted profile probably. Using your vista disk, boot up and choose repair my computer (pushing F8 instead of using the disk might work, can't remember right now)

Going from memory here so forgive me if i miss a step but you can skip automatically check for errors and go straight to SYSTEM RESTORE. Choose a point a day or two ago and let it do it's thing. Once done (even if it says failed) reboot and try to log in again.

If that still doesn't work repeat the system restore process and choose a further back date. Repeat this as needed.

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Figure C 3_thumb.png Once you clear the Users Must Enter A User Name And Password To Use This Computer check box, the Users For This Computer list becomes unavailable. As the last step in configuring the automatic log on, you’ll see the Automatically Log On dialog box, shown in Figure D, and will need to type your password in both the Password and Confirm Password text boxes. To complete the operation, click OK.
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