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I own this pc and somehow it has an administrator account on it and i cant load any software.I used to but my kids monkyed with it and now i cant.So how can i get rid,passed the administartor thing so i can download my wow sotware?

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If you have any documents in a secured mode this solution will cause you to loose the documents. Be careful and back up all pictures, documents, and personal folders prior to tampering with the admin account. If the primary account is disabled you will not be able to log onto windows.

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Hi, my name is Raymond and I am very happy to assist you in solving this problem. for my understanding you stated that you can't install software using the default administrator account.

FOR WINDOWS XP: Please to help you solve this problem, remember to log in with your own account and password before completing the task. I also want you to understand that the Administrator account is the default account on the computer even with a password, and for a user to install or change computer settings,you need administrator account.
To help solve this problem, I recommend you to delete the administrator account profile.on your desktop, right click MY COMPUTER icon and select click on properties on the context menu,click on the ADVANCE tab and click on settings under user profiles.
Please select the profile with the name administrator and click on delete, confirm the notification message by clicking yes to finish the task. Please restart your computer and log in with your account name and password. Install the new software again.
FOR WINDOWS VISTA: The same process.

I also recommend creating a new user account for your children for them to use so that your settings, software, and important files will be at the right spot anytime you want to use your computer.
Thank you for giving me the opportunity to assist you today and don't hesitate to let me know if you have anymore questions.

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If you have the ability to burn cds or a working floppy drive I have a great solution. Just get this utility http://home.eunet.no/pnordahl/ntpasswd/
This little program has helped me countless times when friends forget their passwords.

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