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Win xp log on failed

Win xp sp2 at log on screen when i click on user name first appear logging on then next second screen flick once then appear logging off, save your setting. what i do for log on?

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  • chauhands Apr 14, 2009

    Same problem in safe mode log on screen appear, filck once. when i click user name to log on i am unable to logging on.

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To avoid this problem you run in safe mode option to your system.to run in safe mode follow the step...
restart the system and then press on start F8 key from keyboard then choose safe mode option...
your windows has corrupted.
so you can also restore the system in previous date.....further detail on live chat

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  • Aftab Nawaz Apr 14, 2009

    dear you reinstall the window.window has been corrupted so plz first format then a fresh copy install.

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Bought from someone else need to put my nane on it


You have to make 2 changes, One for the computer and one for the user. Here is how you do both:
CHANGE COMPUTER NAME:
  1. Right click my computer and select properties
  2. Select "Advanced System Settings" (skip if win xp)
  3. Select "Computer Name" tab
  4. click "change"
  5. Enter the name of your choice
CHANGE USER NAME:
You cannot change a user account by just changing the name. Just changing the name will make a cosmetic change only and not affect the underlying files/folders in the profile.

1. From an account with administrative privileges, go to Control Panel>User Accounts and create the new Standard user account named the way you want and at least one extra Administrator account. Call the latter "CompAdmin" or "Tech" or the like.
2. Log into the new Standard user account once so the profile files/folders are created and then log into CompAdmin.
3. Now go to Control Panel>System>Advanced>User Profiles>Settings
4. You will see where you can copy user accounts. Copy the old account to the new one from there. Use the Browse to select your new account (C:\Users\newaccount).
5. Log into the new correctly named account and make sure all your stuff is there and that it works the way you want. When you are satisfied, you can log out and into CompAdmin and delete the old user account from Control Panel>User Accounts.

If you wish to log into your new, corrected account automatically, do this:Start Orb>Search box>type: netplwiz [enter]
Click on Continue (or supply an administrator's password) when prompted by UAC

Uncheck the option "Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer". Select a user account to automatically log on by clicking on the desired account to highlight it and then hit OK. Enter the correct password for that user account (if there is one) when prompted. Leave it blank if there is no password (null).

Feb 07, 2014 | Computers & Internet

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Reset Windows 7 Password


Anyone can forget a password. Okay you may think it will never happen to you, but think again, because it may just happen. Forgetting your user account password is no big deal providing you have taken the necessary precautions to create a Password Reset Disk.<br /> Sadly, if you haven't created a <b>Password Reset Disk</b> for your Windows operating system then gaining access to your PC will become a nightmare. I'm not saying that it is impossible, because it isn't. However, this tutorial refers to resetting your user account password with the aid of your <b>Windows Password Reset Disk</b>.<br /> The first you will know about your password being wrong is when you type the password in at boot up and a message appears telling you that <i><b>The User Name or Password is Incorrect</b></i>. It is at this stage that you need your <b>Password Reset Disk</b>.<br /> Once you have your <b>Password Reset Disk</b> (you should have created this either on a <b>floppy disk</b> or a <b>USB</b> flash drive. See: <a href="http://www.windows7password.net/create-windows-7-password-reset-disk-and-use-it-to-reset-lost-password/"><b>Create a Windows 7 Password Reset Disk</b></a>) you should insert the disk (or USB stick) into the relevant drive and then proceed as follows:<br /> <ol> <li>After you have typed in the wrong password a message will appear informing you that the <b>User name or Password is incorrect</b>, you should <a href="http://www.windows7password.net/forgot-windows-7-password/"><b>forgot Windows 7 Password</b></a>. At this point, Click the <b>OK</b> button to take you back to the <b>log on</b> screen</li> <img src="username-or-password-is-incorrect.png" /> User Name Or Password is incorrect error screen <li>After you have returned to the Windows <b>Log On</b> screen look just below the <b>Password </b>dialogue box and you will see a <b>Reset Password</b> option, Click on this to start the <b>Reset</b> process.</li> <a href="http://www.windows7password.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/reset-windows-7-password.png"><img src="reset-windows-7-password.jpg" /></a><br /><br /> Windows Log On screen showing the Reset Password option <li>After clicking on the <b>Reset Password </b>option the <b>Password Reset Wizard</b> will open</li> <a href="http://www.windows7password.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/password-reset-wizard-welcome.jpg"><img src="password-reset-wizard-welcome-300x234.jpg" /></a><br /><br /> Password Reset Wizard <li>Click the <b>Next</b> button in the <b>Password Reset Wizard </b>screen</li> <li>The next screen (see fig 4) requires you to <b>Insert </b>the password reset disk</li> <li>If you haven't already done so,<b> Insert</b> the floppy disk or USB Thumb drive that holds the password reset file and then <b>Select</b> the drive from the <i><b>password key disk is in the following drive</b></i> dialogue box.</li> Now press the <b>Next</b> button<br /><a href="http://www.windows7password.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/select-password-reset-drive.jpg"><img src="select-password-reset-drive-300x234.jpg" /></a><br /><br /> Insert the Password Reset Disk and then choose the drive from the drop down list <li>You are now presented with the <b>Reset the User Account Password </b>screen</li> <a href="http://www.windows7password.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/reset-windows-7-user-account-password.jpg"><img src="reset-windows-7-user-account-password-300x234.jpg" /></a><br /><br /> The User Account Password Screen <li>Type in the <b>new password</b> you wish to use and then type it in again to <b>confirm</b> your selection. Next type in a <b><a href="http://www.windows7password.net/windows-7-logon-password-hint/">password hint</a> </b>and then click the <b>Next </b>button.</li> <li>The next screen to appear will be the <i><b>Completing the password wizard</b></i> screen. This should tell you that you have successfully reset your password.</li> <a href="http://www.windows7password.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/completing-password-reset-wizard.jpg"><img src="completing-password-reset-wizard-300x234.jpg" /></a><br /><br /> You have successfully reset your password <li>Finally click the <b>Finish</b> button.</li> <li>You should now be taken back to the <b>Log on</b> screen where you can type in your new password and gain access to your system.</li></ol> Tips: Not a Windows 7 user? Still Using XP or Vista? Don't know how to reset password on other Windows Versions? See these articles below.<br /> <b>How to <a href="http://www.windows7password.net/windows-xp-lost-password-recovery/">Reset Windows XP Password</a>?</b><br /> <b>How to <a href="http://www.windows7password.net/tips-to-recover-user-password-on-windows-vista/">Reset Vista Password</a>? </b>

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Methods to reset your Windows XP password


There is nothing to worry if you forgot your Windows logon password or if your password expires. You can reset your Windows password by following instructions given below.<br /><br />You cannot reset password unless you have reset disk or can log on as an administrator. You may need to reinstall your operating system before using computer again. This is an essential safety measure setup by Microsoft Windows. Without this, anyone could change a password of anyone's computer. <br /><br />Reset Windows XP Home Edition Password<br /> <br />There are two methods to reset Windows XP Home Edition password<br /><br />First Method: <br /><br />To reset password you may need to log on as an administrator. Follow steps mentioned below to log on as an administrator <br /><br />a. Reboot the PC.<br />b. Press CTRL+ALT+DELETE couple of times, and then type the name of the administrator user name or just type 'Administrator'.<br /><br />c. Type your administrator password in the password field, and click OK. If you do not know the password, leave it blank, and click OK. <br />d. Press Start button on the taskbar, and click Run.<br />e. Enter control user passwords 2, and click OK button.<br />f. Open Users tab, select the user account form the list that you want to reset the password for, and press Reset Password.<br />g. Select a new password and Enter it in the new password field and then type that password again in the confirm password field, and then press OK.<br />h. Reboot the PC, and try logging in to the computer. <br /><br />If your computer is a member of a domain then follow these steps:<br /><br />To log on to the window as an administrator: <br /><br />a. Reboot the PC, and press the F8 key during the boot until the Windows Advanced Options menu appears.<br />b. Select the Safe Mode option, and press ENTER key.<br />c. Select Microsoft Windows XP edition, and press ENTER key. <br />d. Click your user name screen button, then click Administrator, and enter the administrator password in the password field.<br />e. Press ENTER key, and click Yes. <br /><br />To reset the Microsoft windows password:<br /><br />Click Start button on the taskbar below and then click Run.<br /><br />f. Enter control user passwords 2 in the text field, and click OK.<br />g. Pick the logon user name for which you want to alter the password.<br />h. Click on Change the Password, and enter a new log on password. <br />i. Press Change Password button.<br />j. Reboot the PC, and then log on to the windows. <br /><br />The Second Method: Using a password reset disk<br />To log on to the computer by using a password reset disk, follow the steps outlined below. <br /><br />Reset password for Windows XP Professional Edition<br /><br />1. Reboot your PC.<br />2. Click the user name, you'll see an error. <br />3. Click on the Use your password reset disk. The Password Reset Wizard window will open.<br />4. Click Next.<br />5. Insert the password reset disc into the CD/DVD drive, and click Next.<br />6. Type a new password and confirm the password in the required fields, then click on Next.<br />7. Click Finish, log on to the PC again. <br /><br />

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Log on as administrator


Here are two views on how to create computer administrators and administration rights

WHEN LOG IN SCREEN WILL APPER THAT TIME JUST PRESS CTRL+ALT+DEL THREE TIMES LOGIN PAGE WILL CHANGE PUT THERE

administrator and press enter if any password you put during installation of xp put that password do log in and then go to user accounts which is in control panel from there change the user rights which you want to or

right click to my computer and go to manage and then users from there also you can set rights

Here we go just press this keys ctrl+Alt+Del it will bring you a new logging dialogue box. type the user name as administrator and leave the password blank.


press enter and there you go. that means you will log into your computer as local administrator. from there go to your control panel, click on user accounts, change my account type,

from the next stage choose administrator, click change account type


hope this helps

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Cannot install printer on Windows XP home as administrator. Message says: "you do not have permission to modify the settings for this printer"


Log-into your desktop screen as you usually do. Then click start followed by Control Panel. Once you are in the control panel double click Users. Now select the option to change how users log on to Windows. Options appear, I want you to select the option to enable administrative rights. Once selected click Apply followed by ok. Now shutdown your computer and power on again. Log in and now try to install your printer. Please if you need more information give me a shout.

Take care!
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What to do ,can't log on password required


You can salvage your old user account by logging on as the "Administrator" user. Once you're logged in as the admin, you can reset your old user password. The Administrator user (by default) is similar to a "superuser" and has the highest access level to reset any user password.
If you don't know what your Administrator password is, you can reset that by rebooting into Safe Mode.
The best option here is to reset your account password. You can do this using either 1 of the 2 methods suggested by Microsoft Knowledge Base article #321305. In my opinion, the second method described on this page is most likely the easiest route: Reboot Windows in Safe Mode. Click Start, and then click Run. In the Open box, type the following command, and then click OK: control userpasswords2 Click the user account that you forgot the password for, and then click Reset Password. Type a new password in both the New password and the Confirm new password boxes, and then click OK.
Good luck!
Side note: To access Safe Mode, Click Start -> Shutdown (or Turn Off), and choose 'Restart'. Once the computer restarts, press F8 repeatedly on the keyboard until a Boot Menu appear (this *must* be done before the Windows boot screen appears). Finally, choose to boot Windows in Safe Mode and press Enter on the keyboard.


You can reset a lost or "forgot Windows password" with 4 methods below:
1. Another valid administrator account which can normally log on.
2. A password reset disk or a repair disc, which is created in advance ( before you lost password ).
3. Third-party software to create a bootable password reset CD/DVD or USB, like "Windows Password Breaker".
4. Re-install. Will lose data.

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I can't log in as it keeps coming up user profile can not be loaded, please help


try and log in as administrator, create a new profile under control panel>Users. name it whatever you would like, then manually copy the contents of the old user libraries to the new one. so basically let's say your old user was named 'fail' and your new user is named 'win' after creating win, go into windows explorer, and go to c:/Users/fail/libraries and hit copy. navigate to the same location in win's directory and hit paste. it will ask to replace files that are already there, go ahead and hit yes. if you can't log in as administrator you may be able to tap f8 @ boot until you get to a boot menu and then arrow down to 'repair my computer' once loaded it will probably try and run startup recovery. if this doesn't fix it, you'll be presented with another grey menu. click dos prompt. once dos prompt opens type cd c: then type chkdsk c: /r that should fix the file structure. you can also run sfc /scannow which will check your system files. good luck!!

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Start Menu Picture Disappeared Suddenly


Turn the Welcome screen on or off It sounds as if you accidentally turned off the welcome screen. Here's how to turn that function on and off:



To turn the Welcome screen on or off
You must have a computer administrator account on a computer that is a member of a workgroup or is a stand-alone computer to turn on or turn off the Use the Welcome screen feature. Logging on at the Welcome screen is not available on computers that are members of a network domain.
  1. Open shortcutcold.gifUser Accounts in Control Panel.
  2. Click Change the way users log on or off.
  3. Do one of the following:
    • To specify that users log on to the computer using the Welcome screen, select the Use the Welcome screen check box. A user logs on to the computer by clicking his or her user account name on the Welcome screen. If a password is assigned to the account, the user is prompted to type it.
    • To specify that users log on to the computer without using the Welcome screen, clear the Use the Welcome screen check box. The Welcome screen will no longer appear when you start the computer. To log on to the computer, type your user name (and password, if you have one) in the standard Log On to Windows dialog box.
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  • To open User Accounts, click Start, click Control Panel, and then click User Accounts.
  • Fast User Switching is available only when the Welcome screen is turned on. For more information, click Related Topics.
I hope this helps. Please let me know if you require further assistance.

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