Identity crisis

  Mat E Low 19:56 24 Nov 2003
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Hi
If I log into my pc as "user" most windows programms will not respond. The system is very slow and locks up. I have run on and offline virus checks, all clear, and even run the windows repair programme. If I start the pc in safe mode and log on as "administrator" the windows programmes work. I am now baffled and could do with some help.

go into control panel, accounts, and change account type, to administrator

  john-232317 20:17 24 Nov 2003

I have had a comp for about 10 years and never bothered logging on and off, just leave it logged on.

  R4 20:50 24 Nov 2003

Probably the privs to run some programs are admin only. Giver user the admin privs.

personaly I Never use a logon have disabled it.

  Mat E Low 20:59 24 Nov 2003

Thanks for the ideas but none are hitting the mark,the system worked fine until a few hours ago. If I can't log on as "user" which is my normal path I cannot acess my progs or email.
When the system boots normally I dont see a log on option you can get a second log on option in safe mode and that is how I am using the pc now.

  alan 2273 21:05 24 Nov 2003

If you can boot into safe mode you can do a system restore, have you tried this?.

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