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I Need helpseeting an adminstrator account up on a used computer

When i turn on computer a security thing pops asking for password for an owner. I simply pushed enter to bypass and logged on the desktop. Then i got a interent wireless card for my PC and tryed to goto interent explorer and the home page comes up anything after that a thing pops up stating that the security advisor will not allow me to view the page asking for a password, HINT being dog? I have tried to reset web settings, going to control panel to set up another user as administrator or change the settings for the owner as adm vs just having liminted privileages like it says. Please help me. How do i set up a master account. With out having previous owners information?

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  • Michael Lucas
    Michael Lucas May 11, 2010

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    There are not many good free ways of doing this.

    If you have OS cd you could do a restore which is free.

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Open control panel and create a new user account with administrator privileges. Log off the previous user and logon to the one you just created. Then delete the original user and this should set everything as default for you the new user.

If the password prompt is in a browser ie, Internet explorer or Firefox you will need to remove the addon (sounds like parental controls).

The only way of changing the registered owner would be to complete a fresh install of windows.

Posted on Jan 16, 2009

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Changing password


goto control panel click it,.... goto Add or Remove user Accounts click it,...

drop down appears, asks for permission to continue or tells you you are not high enough on food chain --I have a vista operating program- ask for adminstrators password...

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I have an acer aspire and i forgot my user password so now theres no way for me to log in can someone please help me


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Just follow these steps hope it will help you.As you haven't provide your OS so i am taking as it XP.But one more thing i would like to say if you have password in the Adminstrator then we can't help you.But still follow this:-

1.Just turn on your computer in safe mode (Press F8 continously,when you turn on the computer keep pressing it untill you got "Advanced Bootup Option" just select the safe mode)
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I bought a used computer. The computer is asking for password.


Hi. Try to access the windows advanced option by turning the computer on and keep tapping F8. If you see the choices how to boot the system, select Safe Mode then press enter.

Log in as Administrator. It should not ask for a password. Go to the control panel and open the User account of user profiles. Click on the previous owner's profile and delete it. You may also create your own profile while your on safemode.

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I need help assigning a adminstrator to my used computer? It has passwords i need to bypass and reset the adminstrator options?


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Try booting into safe mode and log in as Administrator. From there you can go to Control Panel and edit any user account you have on computer.

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Delete former user from laptop


Hi lily - If your running Vista here's how :

1. Log onto the computer using an account with administrator privileges.

2. Click the Start Button.

3. Click the picture associated with your account at the top of the menu.

4. Select Manage another account.

5. When the UAC box pops up, click Continue.

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Log on as you( by now I think everyone knows they should give themselves adminstrator priviledges)

Start>comtrol panel>user accounts>pick an account to change>delete account.

If this solves your problem PLEASE rate this as fixed. If you need more help just add a comment and I'll be happy to assist you further. Thanks.

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I would like to add my son to my aol account but I do not know how to do it. I put his name on as a screen name but cannot add him to my aol account. I do not know a lot about computers. Icannot use my...


I just saw that you posted this several times and I apologize no one helped you. This is the first time I've seen it. But you happen to get the resident AOL expert. So to add a person to your AOL account here's what you do:

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If this solved your problem PLEASE rate this as fixed. If you need more help just add a comment and I'll be more than happy to assist you further. Thanks and have a nice day.

Jeff


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