RE: Interactive Logon Process failed. (Windows Vista)
Has anyone found a resolution to this problem without totally re-installing?
> I am helping a friend of the family with a 2 month old Dell Inspirion 1505,
> running the Vista operating system that was supplied with the new laptop. The
> owner has applied updates when available and has had no other problems. I
> have cut and pasted the verbiage from another post below, as it describes our
> problem, but there were no responses since June, so I was hoping this post
> might have a little more luck.
> The previous post read:
> I put my laptop away last night and took it out this morning to boot up and
> got the same message:
> "Interactive logon process initialization has failed. Please consult the
> event log for more details."
> I hit "okay", but the message comes right back, eternally. Stuck in a loop,
> At this point I've tried Start up Repair, repair your computer, all Safe
> Mode Start ups, system restore. Some things more than once. Nothing seems
> to be working.
> I have also tried the actions described above, successfully restoring to an
> earlier checkpoint, but to no avail. We receive this message no matter what
> method of start-up we attempt. (safe mode, safe mode with networking, safe
> mode with command line.) The owner is a college student that will be heading
> back to school soon, and I would rather not have to wipe and reinstall all of
> his applications. Has anyone got any suggestions to help me avoid that