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Blank XP Login Screen after msconfig

By skye23412
Jan 14, 2007
  1. i was disabling some things in msconfig after running registry mechanic and spybot and now when i turn my comptuer on, the windows login screen has no username to select and thus no password. I have no access to any reinstall/restore discs, and i need everything on the HD. Also, i tried the ctrl-alt-del x2 trick but the password i use to log on says that it is invalid. Please help?
     
  2. Rik

    Rik Banned Posts: 4,985

    Have you tried booting into safe mode by pressing F8 before Windows begins to load and then selecting safe mode from the menu??
     
  3. skye23412

    skye23412 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    yes, it still has the same blank login screen.
     
  4. Rik

    Rik Banned Posts: 4,985

    It looks like your only option is to perform a repair with your Windows installation CD.
     
  5. skye23412

    skye23412 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    okay, i have a windows xp pro disc in right now and when i try to repair it asks for the administrator password, i thought the default was blank?

    edit: the version i am trying to repair is home edition i think? (it has no suffix just Windows XP)
     
  6. Rik

    Rik Banned Posts: 4,985

    You will not able to repair one version of XP with a CD for a different one.
    You will need your windows XP home CD. There is no other way around it.
     
  7. skye23412

    skye23412 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    is there a way to install xp pro and repair the xp home and then remove the xp pro?
     
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