Black screen of death on new laptop
Getting an annoying Windows 7 Black SOD when trying to log in under a particular profile. Usual story: log in, screen fades to black and only mouse cursor remains. I've run a system restore, run a Chkdsk and repair on the drive, run extensive tests on memory (memtest) and uninstalled any potential problem software, all with no positive outcome. Event logs seem pretty uneventful, and this only happens with one login. Oh yes, I've also run a full scan with MBAM with no malware found.
Other things I've noticed:
Every time anyone logs in you get a notification about needing to set a page file size, and it shows you the current setup is 0MB. This happens even if you subsequently set a page file size and then log in again. Any thoughts?
Also, we noticed the local admin account was disabled (this was after it was returned to us with an unrelated problem) and a new local admin account had been set up in the name of the laptop owner. She has very limited technical knowledge so can't see how she would do this, and no one apart from us knows admin level login details anyway.
Any thoughts would be very helpful.