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How can I bypass password in XP Pro for Dell GX280

I'm getting a refurbished Dell GX280 with XP Pro. How can I bypass system/admin password since this is for home use only and don't want to be bother with PW. I have another PC with window xp home and I just leave the BIOS's security PW ''not set'' and the placeholder empty. Can I do the same? A friend of mine said xp pro requires system and admin PW' otherwise it will not run. Also, since this is a refurbish pc, the seller indicated that it will have xp pro pre-installed with a COA sticker on the pc and a restored cd. My qustion is how will this xp pro copy registered in my pc. In other word, when I go to ''My Computer'', will it has the previous owner's name and the license #, my name or blank? When I install programs, the installer usually enter the name of the registered owner. I don't want to keep replacing his/her name with my name.

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  • yman1949 Feb 09, 2009

    Hi Niraj Limbu:

    How do I get admin rights before I disable Admin user account? Don't I need a PW do this which mean I have to set a PW to start? Could you gave me a more detailed instruction on doing this?

    TIA.


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No u not need to any passowrd to use win xp.
go go to start menu then type "control" in run ten ok.u see control panel then u see there user account clik on your administrator account and remove password from it then u not need to password to enter in administrator mode.

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Log on through your ID
and click on Start
right click on my computer
click on Manage
one you see computer management pane
expan Local user and groups
select User
now double click on Administrator
then check mark on Account is desabled.
or just you can delete to Admin
and restart your computer.

Remember: before you disabled your Admin user get yourself admin rights.
thanks

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