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Windows log on \ log off issue.

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I have been forced to log on to Windows by a file called athgina.dll. Each time I try to get rid of the necessity to log on to Windows, I am told that a file called athgina.dll is preventing this action. I can't delete this file (access denied) and I do not know what program uses it. So I am stuck with this file. I use Windows XP (version 5.1 Service Pack 3). I am the only user of the computer (administrator).

Can someone please help me to resolve this?

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In order to resolve this problem, you can try to go to Start > Run > type cmd and press Enter > in the command line type regedit and press Enter. A new window will open, and you can try to go to:

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

and delete GinaDLL with value athgina.dll. This should fix your problem. Also, you can try to use a third party software to delete the file or quarantine it. I suggest you visit Software Informer in order to find and download a tool that can help you with this job.

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