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==Windows hangs before the login window appears or after pressing CTRL+ALT+Delete==
 
<b>Possible Culprits</b>: Novell Client
 
  
<b>Possible Solutions</b>:
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== Windows hangs before the login window appears or after pressing CTRL+ALT+Delete ==
* Wait patiently for the login screen to appear
 
* Update the Novell Client from \\Snowleopard\vol1\Software\Software-Windows
 
* Uninstall the novell client (control panel => add/remove programs, works in safe mode) then reinstall the Novell Client from \\Snowleopard\vol1\Software\Software-Windows
 
* Remove the novell client from the login screen:
 
** Login through safe mode if normal mode is not working
 
** Start => Run => nwtray.exe => OK
 
** Look in system tray, right-click the red "N" => Select "Properties", under "Advanced Login", scroll down in the list and set "Initial Novell Login" to "Off". You can then drag Start => Programs => Novell Client to the Desktop (so customers can run the novell login AFTER the windows login)
 
  
==Windows hangs after login but before seeing the desktop==
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'''Possible Culprits''': Novell Client
Possible culprits: Novell client (see above). Old wireless drivers. Hanging printer spooler service.
 
  
Note: Before proceding with the solutions, start => run => compmgmt.msc => even viewer => system, then view the errors whose time stamp coincides with the hang.
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'''Possible Solutions''':
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*Wait patiently for the login screen to appear
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*Uninstall the novell client (control panel =&gt; add/remove programs, works in safe mode) - it is no longer needed!<br>
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== Windows hangs after login but before seeing the desktop ==
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Possible culprits: Novell client (see above). Old wireless drivers. Hanging printer spooler service.
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Note: Before proceding with the solutions, start =&gt; run =&gt; compmgmt.msc =&gt; even viewer =&gt; system, then view the errors whose time stamp coincides with the hang.  
  
 
Possible Solutions: Novell client (see above). Update wireless and wired network drivers. Remove all printers and reinstall them.
 
Possible Solutions: Novell client (see above). Update wireless and wired network drivers. Remove all printers and reinstall them.

Revision as of 16:21, 6 July 2009

Windows hangs before the login window appears or after pressing CTRL+ALT+Delete

Possible Culprits: Novell Client

Possible Solutions:

  • Wait patiently for the login screen to appear
  • Uninstall the novell client (control panel => add/remove programs, works in safe mode) - it is no longer needed!

Windows hangs after login but before seeing the desktop

Possible culprits: Novell client (see above). Old wireless drivers. Hanging printer spooler service.

Note: Before proceding with the solutions, start => run => compmgmt.msc => even viewer => system, then view the errors whose time stamp coincides with the hang.

Possible Solutions: Novell client (see above). Update wireless and wired network drivers. Remove all printers and reinstall them.

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