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How to disable Cd drive windows xp in a local user

How to disable CD drive in windows xp local users. i wand only CD drive active administrator. please ASAP good response.

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You can disable the CD drive and USB in the BIOS or go to
regedit:
Hkey_Local_machine\system\CurrentControlSet\dervices\cdrom\start
1=eable, 0=disable
hkey_local_machine\system\CurrentControlSet\devices\usbstor\start
3=enable, 4=disable

Posted on Mar 09, 2009

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    SpideRaY Feb 20, 2011

    The correct paths are

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Cdrom
    1=enable, 0=disable
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\USBSTOR
    3=enable, 4=disable

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insert the disc and boot to WinRE

Boot to Win RE
Click Command Prompt option.
C:
CD Windows\system32
ren cmd.exe cmd.old
ren magnify.exe cmd.exe
ren cmd.old magnify.exe
Restart computer
Click on Easy of Access centre left side bottom ? Choose Magnify option ? Command prompt opens up
Type: net user administrator /active:yes
Restart the computer
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Search for Magnify.exe in start search and click on it
Command prompt opens up
Type: net user administrator /active:no
Restart the computer
Boot to winRE
Type the following:
C:
CD Windows\system32
ren magnify.exe cmd.old
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Method 1.
  1. Log in with any valid account.
  2. Bring up the command prompt.
  3. Type: net user
  4. You get a list of accounts
  5. Type: net user Administrator *
    • Type: net user (any account on that list) *
  6. It prompts for a password. Enter one, then enter it again when prompted to confirm.
  7. Log on as 'Administrator' with your new password.
  8. Edit: Please note that this might not work on a LIMITED account.
Method 2.
  1. Restart the machine and start pressing F8 immediately.
  2. Boot into 'Safe Mode' (it has a default administrator account).
  3. Make yourself a new 'Administrator' level account
  4. Reboot and log in with that.
  5. Proceed with Method 1.
Method 3.
  1. Boot the machine with a recent version of Linux that runs off CD.
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Method 4.
  1. Use a Windows 2000 recovery CD to boot the machine
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  4. Add a user with 'Administrator' privileges
  5. Even change the Administrator password
Method 5.
  1. Boot off your XP disk.
  2. Start an installation and 'Repair' your windows installation.
  3. When the progress bar says 'Installing Devices', press Shift-F10 to get a command window
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Method 6.
  1. Pull the hard drive from the machine
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  3. Boot up with that second machine's normal boot drive as 'Administrator' and access or change permissions on any files on the drive you like.
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  4. Run the program and choose import from local sam (check youtube for more instructions.)
  5. Then choose crack and wait for the password to be recovered.

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