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I cannot change user name in windows xp

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i cannot change my user name in windows xp.
i don't have the option in Control Panel.

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  • muza1000 Jan 23, 2009

    the account i'm using is an admin account....when i go to conrol pnel, user account, i do not have th option of changing the user name as it normally should appear


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You must logon as an administrator

Posted on Jan 22, 2009

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you have to be the computers administrator to change any values on any computer hardware
and you must fall full control of your hard drives

click start control panel user accounts on the users tab click the name of the computer administrator you must have full control


click start control panel user accounts on the users tab click the name of the computer administrator you must have full control


click start click to open on my computer you should see your usb drive could be E: or something right click select properties there will be an array of options

select the sharing tab option then advanced sharing make sure you have a tick in the share this folder box


then click permissions make sure you have all 3 boxes ticked full control changes and read in windows 7


If you are running a Windows XP OS then you might be able to:
click start right click on my computer select open
Right click the icon of your Flash Drive (It should be F:/ or something)
Click Properties in the menu that comes up
Click the Sharing tab
Click permissions
And finally, click Allow next to Full Control.


hope this helps




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How To Change Password Of Users In Windows XP


On Internet, I found so many people are confused about how to change the passwords of users in Windows XP even though it is a easy job. As far as we know, changing logon password of our Windows regularly is a good habit to help keep our PC secure, I just researched and found out the below ways to change the password of users in Windows XP. You can use either one to achieve your goal.
Follow the simplest ways you thought to change your Windows XP logon password:
If you know any other interesting way, please let me know through comments.
Using Control Panel
Difficulty: Easy
Time Required: Changing your Windows XP logon password usually takes less than a few minutes
Here’s How:
go to Start –> Control Panel –> User Accounts
Tip: You can also open control panel by Start –> Run –> control. This will open Control Panel.
Select the user for which you want to change the password and select Change my password.
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Note: you must need appropriate privileges to change the password of another user.
Using Ctrl+Alt+Delete
Difficulty: The easiest one in my opinion
Time Required: It just takes me one minute
Here’s How:
If your press Ctrl+Alt+Del when you are logged onto your Windows XP machine, it will show you the classic security options.
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Select change password and change the password of the logged on user.
Note: If the security options does not appear. Task manager shows up instead of the security options. Just go to Start –> Control Panel –> User Accounts –> Change the way Users Log on or off.
Uncheck Use the Welcome Screen. Log off and logon again. Now pressing Ctrl+Alt+Del will show the security options window.
Using Command Prompt
Difficulty: medium
Time Required: It may takes a few minutes
Here’s How:
go to Run –> cmd.
Command prompt will open. Use the following commands to change the password:
net user username password /domain
Replace username with the original username and password with the new password you want to assign to that user. /domain is optional. If you are in a domain environment, specify the domain name otherwise, if you’re using a local user, leave /domain. If I want to change the password of user Sanix to 12345. I will issue the following command at command prompt:
net user Sanix 12345
It will change the password of the user Sanix to 12345.
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Note: if you’re not logged on as an administrator, you will get the following error:
“System error 5 has occurred. Access is denied”
Using Control userpasswords2
Difficulty: Easy
Time Required: It may takes less than a few minutes
Here’s How:
go to Start –> Run –> control userpasswords2
This will open the classic user accounts management window. Select any user and select reset password.
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Using Computer Management Console
Difficulty: Easy
Time Required: It may takes a few minutes
Here’s How:
right click My Computer –> Manage –> Local Users And Groups –> Users
Right click the username for which you want to change the password and select Reset Password.
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If you compare the ways hereinabove carefully .You’ll find that the premise of using above ways to change your PC users password is you must logon the system with a user who has the appropriate privileges to change the password of another user. But if you forget any user password including administrator, what can you do?
Tips:
Windows Password Recovery 6.0 is your best choice, it is an easy-to-use tool designed for resetting local administrator and user passwords on any Windows system. If you have forgotten your password , or are locked out, or you do not have access to the password of the system. No need to call a technician, no need to re-install anything, and you certainly don’t need to reformat, just download this effective utility .
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on May 18, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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How do I remove log in username


for which operating system ????

Windows XP users
Change password

  1. Open Control Panel
  2. Double-click the Users Accounts icon
  3. Select the account you wish to change.
  4. Select the option "Change my name" to change your username or "Create a password" or "Change my password" to change your password.

Note: Windows XP Home users can only change the Administrator password through Safe Mode

Windows Vista and 7 users
Change password

  1. Open Control Panel
  2. Click Add or remove user accounts.
  3. Click the account you wish to change.
  4. Click Change the password

Change username

  1. Open Control Panel
  2. Click Add or remove user accounts.
  3. Click the account you wish to change.
  4. Click Change the account name

Windows 2000 users
Change password

Microsoft Windows 2000 users can change their username by pressing CTRL + ALT + DEL while in Windows to open the Windows Security window. From this window click the "Change Password" button

Enter your old password and the new password you wish to use.
Change username

In order to change the username of an account on Windows XP you will need to have an account with Administrator rights. If you're logged in as Administrator or have an account with Administrator rights, follow the below steps.

  1. Open Control Panel
  2. Double-click the Users and Password icon
  3. Make sure "Users must enter a user and password to use this computer" is checked.
  4. Highlight the account you wish to change the username for and click the Properties button.
  5. Within the Properties you'll be able to change the User name.

hope this helps


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Need to change user name and password is it possible desktop


Assuming you are using Windows 7, go to control panel, manage accounts, name of account to change. The top two options should be "Change the account name" and "Change the password". The procedure should be similar for Windows Vista and XP, but if it's not, please specify.

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I want to change the name on my profile on my mini pc


look at on MyComputer, you must as administrator too do it.

1. right click -> manage
2. find "Local user & Group" -> Users
3. find your name -> Right click "Properties"
4. Type on full name with Your Change New Name.

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How do you change user name when you log into the computer?


Hi,
a) If your Operating System is Windows XP follow the step:
Open Control Panel from Start menu (or open RUN and type CONTROL and enter). There you can able to find out User Accounts. Double Click on that and you can able to find out the available users on that PC. Click on the User that you need to change the name. You can able to view the option Change my name. Click on that and change the name and give OK.

b) If your Operating System is Windows 7 follow the step:
Open Control Panel from Start menu (or open RUN and type CONTROL and enter). Here you can find out the User Accounts. Open the User Accounts and you can able to view the users. Open the account that you need to change the name. Once you open the particular user, you can able to view the option Change your account name. Click on that and enter the new name and click on Change Name button. Now you can able to view the new name.

Please let me know the status.
Thanks for using FixYa.

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How can i reset my user name and password on my laptop?


Hi,

This is only possible is you are using Windows XP. If your operating system is windows Xp, follow the steps below:

  1. Turn on your laptop and allow it get to the stage where is will ask for user/log password
  2. Press Ctrl + Alt + Del your keyboard.
  3. A user name and password prompt will pop up.
  4. On the user name type in "administrator
  5. On the password, type in "administrator"
  6. and you windows will open, go to control panel from there to change the password.
That's all. In other words, the user name and password is administrator.

But in the case of windows Vista, you will have to re-run windows operating system, because vista security is very tight and its difficult to break into its password.

Take care.

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I want yo make new passward


Hello, Please follow the steps mention below.
  1. Click on Start and then Control Panel.
  2. Click on the User Accounts link.
    Note: If you're viewing the Classic View of Control Panel, double-click on the User Accounts icon.
  3. In the pick an account to change area of the User Accounts window, click on your Windows XP user name.
  4. Choose the Change my password link.
  5. In the first text box, enter your existing password.
  6. In the next two text boxes, enter the password you would like to start using.
    Entering the password twice helps to make sure that you typed your new password correctly.
  7. Click the Change Password button to confirm your changes.
  8. You can now close the User Accounts window and the Control Panel window.
  9. Now that your Windows XP logon password has been changed, you must use your new password to log on to Windows XP from this point forward.
Thankyou
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Disabling the Windows XP Welcome screen.
  1. Click Start, Settings, and Control Panel.
  2. Open User Accounts.
  3. Click "Change the way users log on or off".
  4. Uncheck the "Use the Welcome screen".
  5. Click "Apply Options"


Disabling the Windows XP login prompt for password.
Click Start and Run
  1. Type "Control Userpasswords2" and press enter.
  2. Uncheck the box for "Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer."
  3. Click Apply and Ok.

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