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Hello,

During the first boot when the pc prompted you to log on , you must supply the username "administrator" and leave blank the password. then enter.

Hope this will be an initial help, incase you need more solution you can reply this message.

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Posted on Oct 02, 2008

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I want to know that "is how many Windows XP version is publish So far"? any one answer detail i know only 2 one is HOME edition and 2nd is Professional " IS it ???? what about Media Center Edition...


to your amasement one answer is 8 versions

Windows XP Starter Edition
This edition is aimed for first-time desktop PC users in developing countries. This edition can only run three applications at once.

Windows XP Home Edition
A version of Windows XP for home users. This edition replaced Windows 9x/ME

Windows XP Home Edition N
This is a special edition of Windows XP Home Edition for the european market
without media player

Windows XP Professional
A version of Windows XP for both businesses and home users. This edition replaced Windows 2000 Professional

Windows XP Professional N
This is a special edition of Windows XP Professional for the european market without media player

Windows XP Media Center Edition
A Windows XP version for Media Center PCs with an easy to use interface and remote control support

Windows XP Tablet PC Edition
This is a Windows XP version for Tablet PCs with pen and speech capabilities

Windows XP Professional x86 Edition
This edition is for AMD64/EMT64 64-bit processors

guess you didn't knew that.
nice question and thanks for using fixya.

Please vote if satisfied.

Jun 03, 2010 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional for PC

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How do I logon as administer


Hi,

The built-in Administrator account is hidden from Welcome Screen when a user account with Administrator privileges exists and enabled. In Windows XP Home Edition, you can login as built-in Administrator in Safe Mode only. For XP Professional, press CTRL + ALT + DEL twice at the Welcome Screen and input your Administrator password in the classic logon window that appears.
To have the Administrator account displayed in the Welcome Screen, try one of these methods:
Method 1: Using TweakUI Power Toy for Windows XP Download TweakUI from here: v2.00 for Windows XP | v2.10 for XP SP1 and above
Open TweakUI and click "Logon" option in the left pane. Put a checkmark against the option "Show Administrator on Welcome Screen". Click OK to close TweakUI. Logoff and see if Welcome Screen lists Administrator login. Changes are immediate and you can use the Winkey + L to switch back to Welcome Screen to see Administrator account is listed.
Use this procedure to hide/unhide any user account from the Welcome Screen. Please remember, you can still login to a hidden account using CTRL+ALT+DEL classic logon method, but cannot Fast User Switch to a hidden user account.
Method 2 - Manual registry edit
  • Click Start, Run and type Regedit.exe
  • Navigate to the following key:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE \ Microsoft \ Windows NT \ CurrentVersion \ Winlogon \ SpecialAccounts \ UserList
  • Use the File, Export option to backup the key
  • Create a new DWORD Value named Administrator
  • Double-click Administrator, and set 1 as its data
  • Exit the Registry Editor.
For Windows XP Home Edition While you can configure Windows XP Home Edition to show Administrator account in the Welcome Screen, you cannot login as Administrator in Normal mode. Visit the following link for more information:
Error Message: Unable to Log You on Because of an Account Restriction

Please post your feedback and Vote if the problem resolved as per your satisfaction.

May 20, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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I need to restore administrator privileges on microsoft windows XP Home edition. It was accidentially deleted.


hi
please follow these steps to restore the administrator privileges

click "start" button and then click "run" in run box type gpedit.msc

once you do this you would be able to logon to the group policy editing feature of windows Xp .

on the left had side click on the "user configuration" and then click on the "window settings" .once you do that it will give you a list of option on the left hand side .In the list check that what all things are "enabled" double click on the option and then try to put a check on the radio button which says "not configured " .And through this you would be able to gain all the features back on your computer .You can also do the setting change from group policy .
If you face any problem in doing this or have futher question you can get back to me on fixya.

thanks
techbuddies

Apr 25, 2010 | Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

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I want to delete games from Windows XP


You can't delete them but you can disable them. Go to control panel. Click add/remove programs. Click Add/remove windows components from the left side. Games is under accessories.

Jan 05, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional for PC

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.msc applications not opening


Hi and welcome to FixYa,

Probable reasons are:
  • you are logged in without administrator privileges;
  • antivirus and/or anti-malware is preventing;
  • virus infected;
  • services disabled.
Solutions:
  • reboot and log in as Administrator or give your username administrator privileges;
  • temporarily disable antivirus and/or anti-malware;
  • scan, clean;
  • enable, in Services tab of msconfig in Start/Run
Just a start, do postback how things turned up or should you need additional information. Good luck and Thank you for using FixYa.

Dec 02, 2008 | Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

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Insufficient data input to give proper assistance.

Nov 13, 2008 | Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

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No rights to run control panel requires new instal need media


1. to gain rights do the following.

The built-in Administrator account is hidden from Welcome Screen when a user account with Administrator privileges exists and enabled. In Windows XP Home Edition, you can login as built-in Administrator in Safe Mode only. For XP Professional, press CTRL + ALT + DEL twice at the Welcome Screen and input your Administrator password in the classic logon window that appears.
To have the Administrator account displayed in the Welcome Screen, try one of these methods:
Method 1: Using TweakUI Power Toy for Windows XP Download TweakUI from here: v2.00 for Windows XP | v2.10 for XP SP1 and above
Open TweakUI and click "Logon" option in the left pane. Put a checkmark against the option "Show Administrator on Welcome Screen". Click OK to close TweakUI. Logoff and see if Welcome Screen lists Administrator login. Changes are immediate and you can use the Winkey + L to switch back to Welcome Screen to see Administrator account is listed.
Use this procedure to hide/unhide any user account from the Welcome Screen. Please remember, you can still login to a hidden account using CTRL+ALT+DEL classic logon method, but cannot Fast User Switch to a hidden user account.
Method 2 - Manual registry edit
  • Click Start, Run and type Regedit.exe
  • Navigate to the following key:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE \ Microsoft \ Windows NT \ CurrentVersion \ Winlogon \ SpecialAccounts \ UserList
  • Use the File, Export option to backup the key
  • Create a new DWORD Value named Administrator
  • Double-click Administrator, and set 1 as its data
  • Exit the Registry Editor.
For Windows XP Home Edition While you can configure Windows XP Home Edition to show Administrator account in the Welcome Screen, you cannot login as Administrator in Normal mode. Visit the following link for more information:
Error Message: Unable to Log You on Because of an Account Restriction

Sep 17, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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Data access


try the hidden share command
from run:
\\computername\c$
or
\\computername\d$

but you must have admin privileges on that pc

Jul 26, 2008 | Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

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I am not able to check the option show hidden files


you need to be loged in as administrator or other account with administrator rights.

"The built-in Administrator account is hidden from Welcome Screen when a user account with Administrator privileges exists and enabled. In Windows XP Home Edition, you can login as built-in Administrator in Safe Mode only. For XP Professional, press CTRL + ALT + DEL twice at the Welcome Screen and input your Administrator password in the classic logon window that appears."

May 21, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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Cannot down load avg 7.5 free


This usually means your processor or ram is lacking. As you say its a new system, I would suspect something is hogging your resources. Try running combofix available at major geeks to clean up your system then try installing again.

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