Windows XP home edition logs me out immediate

April 29, 2009 at 01:51:24
Specs: Windows XP
i read a solution, but there's one part that i'm stuck.

1. Boot using your winxp cd.
2. Enter recovery console.
3. at the command prompt go to

i am stuck here. when i get into the recovery console, i am only allowed to type one letter for the command! how?

4. next type:

copy userinit.exe wsaupdater.exe

5. exit and reboot normally. You should now be able to logon. But you're not done yet!

6. run regedit

7. find the Userinit key in:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\

8. modify the entry:


so that it reads:


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April 29, 2009 at 04:00:16
Are you sure you're actually at the command prompt? Sounds more like you're at the point where it's asking which Windows installation you want to use. The command prompt is just good old DOS - definitely more than just 'one-letter commands'

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