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Why can't I get to my login, it keeps giving me other user?

By lmfmx4 ·
When I turn on my laptop it brings me to other user asking for user name and password (there shouldn't be one). How can I bypass this and login at my usual admin login screen? I have a Dell Insperion 1545 Vista.

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Enter your Details

by OH Smeg In reply to Why can't I get to my log ...

And press enter.

If that doesn't work you have someone else's NB.

Of course if it works you can then enter the Control Panel and delete the strange users Account Details.

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by lmfmx4 In reply to Enter your Details

I think I'm missing some of your answer. What comes before "and press enter"?

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You didn't miss anything, but assumed something.

by seanferd In reply to Why can't I get to my log ...

There is no "press enter". Just "enter". As in, if you log in, you can access (enter) your account or the admin account and fix your problem.

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probably

by Who Am I Really In reply to Why can't I get to my log ...

hacked / compromised

or

stolen

thus:

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