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I cant log in into my administrator account and i cant change,install or down load any thing without needin the password

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Did you change it or supply a password? If not, try a blank password (just hit enter when prompted for the password). Also, you can try logging on as administrator or a person with administrative rights. Again, try a blank password when prompted if you haven't changed it.

Posted on Apr 14, 2009

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Administrator login


Have you tried logging in at localpc\Administrator with blank password?

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When you <a href="http://www.windowsloginrecovery.com/forgot-windows-password.html">forgot Windows password</a>, did you feel confused that why you cannot reset the forgotten Windows password via standard user or guest account? The answer is very simple as the standard user and guest accounts do not have rights to reset the password of another accounts. Within the three types of Windows user accounts, only the administrator account allows you to change another accounts' password. So if you want to <a href="http://www.windowsloginrecovery.com/reset-windows-password.html">reset Windows password</a> of another accounts, you need to change your account type to administrator firstly. Moreover, if you need to give a user more access to perform tasks like installing software or other system changes, you also need to change your account type.<br /><br /><span style="font-weight: bold;">Steps to Change Windows User Account Type</span><br /><br />1. Log on your Windows machine with an administrator account.<br /><br />2. Click "Start" - "Control Panel" - "User Accounts and Family Safety" - "User Accounts".<br /><br />3. Click "Manage another account".<br /><br />4. Click on the user account that you would like to change its type.<br /><br />5. On the following window, click "Change the account type" from on the left pane.<br /><br />6. Select Administrator and click "Change Account" Type to finish your operation.<br /><br />Since the standard user account turn to an administrator one, you can reset Windows password of another accounts or do other operations without limitation through control panel.<br /><br />You can change standard user to administrator only when you can log on your computer with an available administrator account. If you forgot Windows password of all administrator accounts, you'll need to reset Windows administrator password even you can access your computer with a standard user or guest account.<br /><br />Software Windows Login Recovery allows you to create a password reset disk with blank CD/DVD or USB flash drive. With the disk you can reset Windows password to be empty in few minutes. With it, you'll never be worried when you forgot Windows password. All you need to do is just three steps.<br /><br />1. Download and install Windows Login Recovery.<br /><br />2. Burn a password reset disk with a blank CD/DVD or USB flash drive.<br /><br />3. Reset Windows password to be empty.<br /><br />Now you can log on to your computer without passwords. By the way, you can reset any account's password with this software. <br /><br /><span style="font-weight: bold;">Something about Windows User Accounts</span><br /><br /><span style="font-weight: bold;">Administrator:</span> A administrator account is intended for someone who can make system wide changes to the computer, install software, and access all non-private files on the computer. Only with administrator rights you can full access to other user accounts on the computer, change other their names, passwords, and types.<br /><br /><span style="font-weight: bold;">Standard user:</span> The standard user account can help protect your computer by preventing users from making changes that affect everyone who uses the computer. When you log on to Windows with a standard user account, you can do anything that you can do with an administrator account. But if you want to install software or hardware, reset Windows password of another accounts, etc. the computer might ask you to provide a password of an administrator account.<br /><br /><span style="font-weight: bold;">Guest:</span> A Guest account allows people to use your computer without having rights to access to any of your personal files. This can be useful if you want to quickly allow someone to use your computer. A person that log on computer with guest account cannot install software or hardware, change system settings, or create a password.

on Dec 24, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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How do you reset a lost windows XP administrator password?


This tutorial will only work in windows xp.

On start up (before Windows loads),Immediately press F8 simultaneously.Click on "Safe Mode".When you are asked to log in, log in to "Administrator" (shouldn't have a password).Go to "Control Panel" by clicking on the START button.Go to "User Accounts".

Look for the account and either delete the password or change it.
step 2:
insert xp cd and boot ur system in bootable xp cd
then go to second repair option .After system restart 39 min remaining At the press shift f10 .At the prompt, type NUSRMGR.CPL and press Enter. Voila! You have just gained graphical access to your User Accounts in the Control Panel,change the password and run the repair setup.Now your administrator password changed


Follow the steps below to quickly find the administrator password on your computer!


1. Try leaving the password blank. More often than not, the Administrator password doesn't exist at all! Just press Enter without typing anything when asked for it.
2. Enter the password to your account. Often times, depending on how Windows XP was setup on your computer, the primary user account will also be the administrator user account.
3. Recover Windows XP administrator password using Windows Password Key. Windows Password key is a program reset any Windows password without reinstalling the OS.
4. Perform a clean installation of Windows XP. This is a last resort option. This type of installation will completely remove Windows XP from your PC and install it again from scratch. If you're just curious about your administrator password, I wouldn't suggest this extreme solution.

However, if you're needing the administrator password to access diagnostic tools and this is your last effort to save your PC, performing a clean install will work. Keep in mind that it is a time consuming process due to the fact that all of your data must be backed up and then later restored.
More information and Tutorial to password from lost windows password website.

on Jul 07, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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I can log on but cant download any thing without password


Most likely it's asking for an administrator password. Visit this tip for a step-by-step instructional and video for how to reset it.

Once you have it reset, login with the administrator account (if you're on XP; you may have to display it, the option is under "Users" in the control panel) and change your user account to an administrator to prevent this from happening in the future. This can be done under Users in the control panel, change type of account from "limited" to "Administrator".

Sep 02, 2011 | HP Compaq Presario SR2150NX PC Desktop

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I got a acer aspire 5536 it wont let me log into my computer using my password no one has changed it and i cant even get into the settings to change it i need help im not to good using computers so im not...


HI

you could try this is most cases it does work
press the power up key and keep pressing the F8 key until a options
box comes up
then choose safemode with networking
then click the name administrator if its there
or any other name that is a administrator without a password
if and when you are on the desktop and everything is loaded
go to
start
settings/control panel
user accounts
change an account click on it
click on your account
click on remove password
now you can either leave the account without a password
or create a new password

hope this has helped you
many thanks

Aug 16, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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I want to reset my computer password



When you boot up to the log in screen type in administrator to log in if you cant log in

during the boot up process you will see on the screen for a short amount of time press a certain key to enter set up

Press and hold that key during the boot up process to enter BIOS scroll down to set user password or supervisor password you can change or remove your password from there

or

control panel user accounts

on the users tab,click the name of the computer administrator you can change the password there

hope this helps

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Cant become administrator


Go to Control Panel and User Accounts. See if it will let you change the type of account you have to administrator or if you can creat an new administrator account. If that doesn't work log off and try logging on as Admin or admin (try both) and leave the password window blank. See if you can log in under admin and then change your current user account to administrator. You also don't have to run the ISP software to get on the net. You can change the settings to your network adapters manually without software. Problem here is you might have to be an administrator account to do that also.

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Windows 2003 Server Login problem


If it is not logging you in it is because the login name or password is wrong (caps lock?) or the account is disabled or locked out or non-existant or you are attempting to log in to a domain that user does not have an account on. Make sure you are trying to log in to the local machine, capitalization is correct and your keyboard isn't inputting multiple characters when your intent is a single one. If you have a different account with administrative privileges, try that one and use it to reset the password on the preferred account.

If you can't log in as a different user, you will need something like ERD commander or http://www.nu2.nu/pebuilder/ with this plugin http://www.bootcd.us/BartPE_Plugin_Details/394/Change-Administrator-Password.html so you can boot from CD and re-set the password for the administrator account. Once you have it fixed, set up a second administrator account so you have a backup account to log in with, that allows you to do administrative things like reset passwords and unlock accounts, just in case.

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Cant log into accout, Im the administrator ,it tells me wrong password


turn on pc...hold down f8...boot to safe mode...login using 'ADMINISTRATOR' account...open control panel...change ur old account password...then restart pc...n login to old account using new password...

Sep 14, 2008 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional With...

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While tring to install a printer, a sign poped up saying we needed an administrator.


Log off the computer or restart the computer and login with administrator account and password to install it successfully.

If you don't have an administarator account then reboot the system in safe mode and login with administrator account and make a account which has admin rights.

An administrator account user can only install the printer drivers or software.

Aug 10, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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