Windows 7 freezes on the screen Please wait for connection

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If your Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 on screen Please wait stops responding before you are asked to press Ctrl+ALT+DEL, this patch can help !

Windows 7 freezes on the’Please wait’ screen

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Say you are trying to start a computer running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2.

The operating system does not respond to Please wait before prompting you to press Ctrl+ALT+Del.

You cannot connect to your Windows computer.

In this case, download Fix314380 from KB983551 and apply it.

This problem occurs because an auto-start service remains in standby mode too long and cannot be started during the Windows boot process. This is caused by an impasse caused by the interaction between Windows Error Reporting (WHO) and AppLocker.

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