Windows 10: Someone else is still using this PC - Warning Message at reboot

Discus and support Someone else is still using this PC - Warning Message at reboot in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; Hi, it is a few time (probably since the update to Windows 1903, the actual version that I'm using) that when trying to restart Windows, I receive the... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by ponzaro, Oct 8, 2019 at 2:42 PM.

  1. ponzaro Win User

    Someone else is still using this PC - Warning Message at reboot


    Hi,
    it is a few time (probably since the update to Windows 1903, the actual version that I'm using) that when trying to restart Windows, I receive the warning message "Someone else is still using this PC".
    I noticed a strange thing along this: the "Processes" and "Users" tabs in the Task Manager are completely empty (sorry for the italian language, "Processi" means "Processes" and "Utenti" is "Users"):


    Someone else is still using this PC - Warning Message at reboot [​IMG]

    Someone else is still using this PC - Warning Message at reboot [​IMG]


    I also noticed another strange thing: this is not happening anytime. For some time after Windows has started, the two tabs in task manager are fully populated and I don't receive any warning message if trying to reboot. I don't know for what reason this changes after some time.
    I already tried everything suggested here:
    Logout warning "Someone else is still using this pc"
    From disabling the flag in the accounts settings (I've only one account) to creating the registry key.

    Any ideas about this? *Smile

    Thanks

    :)
     

  2. warning message when startup

    Hi,

    Thank you for posting in Microsoft Community and being a part of Windows 10.

    I understand your concern about accessing the operating system with the warning message and slow performance. We will help you with this issue.

    Do let us know the following to assist you better with this issue:

    • What is the complete error message/ error code of this issue?
    • Have you made any changes to the operating system prior to this issue?

    Try few of the below troubleshooting steps and check if it helps.

    Method 1: I suggest you to Run System Maintenance Troubleshooter.

    It finds and clean up unused files and shortcuts and performs maintenance tasks.

    Follow:


    • Type Troubleshooting in the Search box from the desktop.

    • Select the Troubleshooting option.

    • Select View All option and select the
      System Maintenance
      .

    • Click on Next to perform the System Maintenance troubleshooter and follow the steps.

    Method 2: I suggest you to boot the computer in Safe mode with Networking and check if this issue persist.

    Refer: Start your PC in safe mode in Windows 10


    Follow the below steps to place the computer in normal mode.

    • Press Windows + R keys to open Run
      command.
    • Type msconfig and press Enter.
    • In the System Configuration window, click on
      General tab.
    • Select Start-up selection as Normal startup, click on
      Apply and Ok.
    • Follow onscreen instructions.

    Method 3: I suggest you to install he pending updates on your device.

    Steps:

    • Connect to the internet.
    • Press Windows key and type
      updates
      .
    • Click on Check for updates.
    • Under Windows Updates, click on
      Check for updates.
    • Try to install the updates being shown.

    Hope it helps. Try the above and get back to us with an updated status of this issue for further assistance.
     
    Deepika Gowda, Oct 8, 2019 at 2:45 PM
    #2
  3. Windows Media Center - still getting warning messages

    Hello,

    I can imagine the inconvenience you have experienced. I will definitely help you with this.

    I would suggest you to try the below steps and check if it helps in resolving the issue.

    • In search tab type "Turn Windows features on or off" and click on the link when it prompted.
    • Now look for "Media feature" and expand it by clicking on it.
    • Under media feature you can find "Windows Media Center", un-check the box by clicking it.
    • Next, you will get a little warning box. Just click "yes" because it's asking if your perfectly okay with disabling it.
    • The last step is to reboot. A message saying you must restart the computer will pop up. Just shut it down or restart and log back in.
    I hope this information helps. Please do let us know if you need any further assistance.

    Thank You.
     
    ThofikhAhamad, Oct 8, 2019 at 2:45 PM
    #3
  4. Thrackan Win User

    Someone else is still using this PC - Warning Message at reboot

    PC reboots (no BSOD) on CPU stress

    Hi fellow TPU members,

    not too long ago, the box my gf's PC was transported in gave way on the stairs. Yes, you got it right, that sent a PC tumbling down a flight of steps alright.

    Stuff broke. Also, stuff remained intact somehow.

    I bought her a new case, new CPU cooler and we removed the floppy drive, so far so good. But the PC started crashing for no apparent reason, without a BSOD.

    I tested:
    • Memtest86+, left overnight, 0 errors
    • Scanned the HDD for errors, nothing there
    • Left FurMark burning up the GFX card and drawing some power, no problems there
    • Ran Ubuntu from a Live CD doing nothing special, didn't crash
    • Ran OCCT, Linpack, Prime95, all 3 caused reboots within minutes
    • Oh, and I disabled "Restart on error" so I'm sure it's not a BSOD.
    Now, I can still try and test something CPU intensive on Ubuntu, but my guess is the CPU didn't survive.
    Before I do anything drastic like whippin' out the magic wallet and get her a new AMD quad, is there anything I didn't see?
    I'm guessing the motherboard could be borkered as well, but can I check that other than replacing the CPU with a working one?
    Any suggestions on which proggies I can use from an Ubuntu Live CD to stress the CPU?
     
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