How to FIX Interactive Logon Process Initialization Failure

The initialization process is one of the vital steps to start and load the system in the primary memory for faster and better functioning of all the software packages including the main package. This is necessary for the user to know that any interruption during this process could lead to improper environment variables.

{Compatible with Windows 8, 7, XP, ME, Vista, 98, 2000 (32/64)
File Size: 4.9MB Download Time: <(dsl, 2sec, dialup 2min)>}

If you are not an advance user you could look to use Advanced System Repair Tool.

Symptoms –

  • Logon Process Initialization Failure
  • Interactive logon process initialization has failed.
  • Please consult the event log for more details.

Causes –

  • Failure to load all the necessary components

Solutions –

Method 1: Microsoft Hot fix Download

  • Hot Fix Download Click here KB2615701

Method 2: Disable Automatic Logon feature

  • Press Windows logo key + R (to bring up run)
  • In the box type control userpasswords2
  • Make sure that you are logged in as administrator
  • Check the box that says “Users must enter a username & password to use this computer”
  • Click Apply
  • Click OK

Method 3: System Restore

  • When you receive the error, just restart your computer
  • Press F8 at the time of system boot process
  • Enter Safe mode
  • You should use system restore when:
  • Your computer system starts crashing unexpectedly
  • Fails to boot
  • You detect a virus or other file corruption
  • Some programs or feature got deleted somehow
  • For lots of other misc. problems

To use system restore within Windows

  • Windows XP
  • Go to start menu –> All Programs –> Accessories –> system tools –> system restore Windows 7

NOTE: Windows 8 users (Go to start screen & type system restore -> Click on system restore) Start Menu-> type “system restore” (without quotes) and press enter.

  • On clicking next:
  • Here you can select the date to which you want to restore your system to or you can click the checkbox which says “Show more restore points”, to see more restore points you can choose from.
    You can also check out what programs will be affected by your restore operation by clicking on “Scan for affected programs”.
  • After checking all the rights & making sure you have selected the right restore point, click next and then click on finish. This operation will restart your system and will take some to finish.
  • To Restore from System Repair Disc or Startup Menu
  • If you have not created a system repair disc for Windows 7 create one now following this guide. If you already have a repair disc, just boot from it. You will see some option like the screenshot given below:
  • Select System Restore and follow the instructions given therein.


  • You can, Press F8 while system startup and select Advanced Startup options, then click on repair your computer. It will also take you to the screenshot given above. You can simply select System restore their and follow the onscreen instructions.

{Compatible with Windows 8, 7, XP, ME, Vista, 98, 2000 (32/64)
File Size: 4.9MB Download Time: <(dsl, 2sec, dialup 2min)>}

If none of the above options worked out for you and your problem; Interactive Logon Process Initialization Failure, then you could alternatively try using Advanced System Repair Tool. This tool not only helps you scan and clean the system of viruses but also repairs the damages, corruption done by them automatically. It acts as a data controller and optimizer for efficient flow of data within the system.

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