Having problems with your Acer Aspire 5100 Notebook ?

Laptop screen. when turning on laptop evrything goes fine, then i reach the login screen, it takes 1 minute to log in which usualyy takes 2 seconds. when i finaaly finish loggin in, my screen is black and there one window visible. i cant see my desktop. the only thign i can do is press central alt delete and shut down or restart. any solutions will be greatly apreciated. p.s does this have anything to do with the video card, i ahve ati radeon xpress 1100 hypermemory.


Answers :

Ok, Start the laptop in safe mode.
\015\012Press F8 (do it a few times) just after the initial screens have faded when you turn the laptop on.
\015\012You will get a Windows Startup screen.
\015\012Select Safe Mode and press Enter twice.
\015\012After you get into Windows, goto..
\015\012Start - - Run
\015\012Type msconfig and click the OK button
\015\012In the new window that pops up select the Startup tab.
\015\012Click the word Manufacturer and it will sort the list into order.
\015\012Scroll down the list and remove the ticks from anything where Microsoft is NOT the manufacturer. Also make sure to leave your Anti Virus software ticked. It may list itself as anything, but reading the text will let you know what is what. If unsure, then just leave the Microsoft boxes checked and the rest unchecked.
\015\012Click Apply
\015\012Then OK
\015\012OK any other boxes that pop up, and restart normally.
\015\012
\015\012Post back and let me know if you can now get in normally and we can proceed from there.
\015\012
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