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Password I deleted my windows administrator password but the computer doesn't recognize that. It wants a password to let me get to my desktop

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Start it in safe mode then set the password in the user accounts.

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In the user accounts, it says i'm the administrator, under my name, well last night i was messing with shortcut and htkys, and it opened up a whole new desktop, and it said administrator on the start

Hello Sealiena Cox! How you doin.. well, what i wanna you to do is on the logon screen, do not click on any of those two accounts ok, now press Ctrl+Alt by keepin holdin 'em hit the Delete key twice, you will get another screen, type in user name Administrator, password ummm i dunno about it do have a password on your previous usage if yes then type it otherwise just leave the password blank. once you are in, and found that all files on your old desktop, do this: right-click on My Computer icon that on desktop -> select Manage > left pane navigate to Local users > Users, I need u here to disable any accounts u don't want to use except for the administrator account, to do so Right-click on the user name > select properties then tick that box saying " Account is disabled " > apply > ok and do so for the rest of accounts. DO NOT disable all accounts otherwise you will not able to access your Windows any more. that's not that dangerous but that time you need a computer technician to fix it for you, because it could not be fixed online. Let me know if that helped you in returning back your old desktop. if not then follow up. Thanks

Nov 05, 2011 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

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just boot the system u will get the user selection screen.on the keyboard press CTRL+ALT+DELETE at the same time,there one screen will appear,on the username u can type as administrator then login.on ur desktop select mycomputer,then rightclick,u can see manage option clik there,another window will open on left side local users&group-click there on right side doubleclick on user,then select ur user(forgot password)right click set password -proceed-ok.the password will reset.
on desktop my computer icon not available,then go to START-CONTROLPANEL-ADMINISTRATIVETOOLS-DOUBLECLICK ON COMPUTER MANAGEMENT-there u will get local user&group-then the same procedure above mentioned.

May 21, 2011 | Operating Systems

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Want to remove windows administrator pass word

Usually, there are very 2 easy ways to reset Windows password after it is forgotten.

One is: use another administrative user on the Windows computer to change or remove the already forgotten Windows password.

And the other way to reset password Windows: use a previously created password reset disk. Some people may still not know how to create such a disk.

Below are the detailed tutorials:

Feb 09, 2011 | Operating Systems

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Sir in windows 7 how can i delete administrator account

For that you need to enter in default administrator account.
By default there is 1 default administrator account in windows then you can create new administrator account as you like.
If you want to delete your new created administrator account then enter in default administrator account for that when it ask for use name and password enter in user name "administrator" then enter password if any or leave it blank then you can login as administrator accounts.
then right click on my computer then click on manage then go to Local user and groups then click on user right click on your account and delete it you can also create new account there.You can also use control panel->user accounts for modify users accounts.
Let me know if you need further assistance.
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Apr 26, 2010 | Microsoft Operating Systems

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Try by logging in with the administrator account. You can do this by pressing F8 while windows starts and choosing to boot into Safe Mode. Then select the Administrator account. You can then edit/change user settings once logged in.

If this does not work (like when there's a password assigned to the administrator account as well), your only solution is to do a clean install of windows xp. This is not ideal, though, as you'll lose the data on your drive (for example all files under my documents/pictures/music and the desktop.

Good luck.


Feb 23, 2010 | Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

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I want to know how to delete a standerd user account?

I you are using Windows, click "Start" then "Control Panel" then "User Accounts," then "Change an Account." Choose the account you wish to delete, then click "Delete Account" it will ask you if you want to keep the account's files, say yes only if you had something important on that account. NOTE:you can only delete accounts if you are a administrator.
If you are using a Mac, click "System Preferences" then "Accounts" then select the account you wish to delete and click the little minus sign at the bottom. NOTE: Like Windows, you can only delete accounts if you are an administrator.

Aug 22, 2009 | Operating Systems

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My Dell Hp desktop stopped recognizing my internal cd rom drive. Help!

To resolve this problem, remove the affected filter drivers. To do this, follow these steps:
  1. Click Start Collapse this imageExpand this image vistastartbutton.jpg, type regedit in the Start Search box, and then click regedit in the Programs list.

    Collapse this imageExpand this image securityshield.jpgIf you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type your password, or click Continue.
  2. Locate, and then click the following registry subkey: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Class\{4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}Caution There can be many instances of the registry subkey that is mentioned in step 2. You must make sure that you are in the appropriate registry subkey before modifying the UpperFilters and the LowerFilters values. To verify that you are in the appropriate registry subkey, make sure that the Default data value is DVD/CD-ROM and the Class data value is CDROM.
  3. In the right pane, right-click UpperFilters, and then click Delete.
  4. Click Yes to confirm the removal of the UpperFilters registry entry.
  5. In the right pane, right-click LowerFilters, and then click Delete.
  6. Click Yes to confirm the removal of the LowerFilters registry entry.
  7. Exit Registry Editor, and then restart the computer.

Nov 26, 2008 | Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium with...

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delete all users and manitain password for administrator(u)

Jun 16, 2008 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

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