After sleep mode Windows started with Welcome screen


Fortitude

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I left the computer last night to go to sleep mode as per usual. However, when I returned to it a few hours later it was as if it had restarted on its own and it presented me with the Welcome screen asking me to set up Office 365, decide my browser settings etc. I cannot explain it unless there are ghosts in the house messing with my computer while I sleep.
 

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Check update history.
 

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Fortitude

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Check the user system folder (C:\Users\[username]) - has a new one been created ?

Is there a windows.000 or windows.old folder now on c:\ drive ?
 

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    Intel i5-9400
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No new user has been created and I don't see either of the two folders in C:\. Interestingly, I have another user on this PC. It's a local administrator account that I don't normally use. I logged into this account, but there was no Welcome screen. So, whatever caused the issue earlier has only affected the account that I use daily which is also an administrator account.
 
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System One

  • OS
    Windows 11 Pro 22H2 OS Build 22621.521
    Computer type
    Laptop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Dell Inspiron 5482 2-in-1
    CPU
    Intel Core i7-8565U
    Memory
    8GB
    Monitor(s) Displays
    BenQ
    Internet Speed
    1Gbps/300Mbps (nominal)
    Browser
    Chrome, Firefox, Edge
    Antivirus
    Windows Defender, Defender UI, Voodooshield

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