Windows Hangs Before or After Login
Windows hangs before the login window appears or after pressing CTRL+ALT+Delete
Possible Culprits: Novell Client
- 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.