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I can't log in to the xp welcom screen ! because sreen resolution is changed & also through safe mode.

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I seem to not be able to get logged in..


During the boot process tap the f8 button three times this will boot into safe mode where the only things working will be your mouse and keyboard enabling you to attempt to repair your computer Advanced Boot Options screen appears.

Select the Safe Mode option using the up and down arrow keys, then press the ENTER key. Choose "Windows XP Home/Professional", depending on the version of the operating system.

Press ENTER. Shortly, the welcome screen should show.
Log in as "Administrator". Click Yes to not use System Restore Mode.


Click the Start button. Choose Run and type in "control user passwords" (without the quotes). Click OK.


Select the "Administrator" user. Click Change my password. Enter a new password in the corresponding text boxes. Click OK. Write this password down and store it in a secure place Close the User Accounts window and restart Windows.
hope this helps you

Nov 22, 2011 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional for PC

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I kept password for my administrator account..but when iam logging the computer it does not asking password...and directly opening the windows...i wants to keep windows should enter the password on windows...


1) Go to Control Panel on the start menu.
2) Double click on User Accounts.
3) Then under the Pick a Task heading select Change the way users log on or off.
4) Tick the box next to Use the Welcome screen.
5) Then click apply. Password or not when your computer starts up it will take you to the welcome screen where the user can select which account they want to log into.

Jan 31, 2011 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

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How do I logon as administer


Hi,

The built-in Administrator account is hidden from Welcome Screen when a user account with Administrator privileges exists and enabled. In Windows XP Home Edition, you can login as built-in Administrator in Safe Mode only. For XP Professional, press CTRL + ALT + DEL twice at the Welcome Screen and input your Administrator password in the classic logon window that appears.
To have the Administrator account displayed in the Welcome Screen, try one of these methods:
Method 1: Using TweakUI Power Toy for Windows XP Download TweakUI from here: v2.00 for Windows XP | v2.10 for XP SP1 and above
Open TweakUI and click "Logon" option in the left pane. Put a checkmark against the option "Show Administrator on Welcome Screen". Click OK to close TweakUI. Logoff and see if Welcome Screen lists Administrator login. Changes are immediate and you can use the Winkey + L to switch back to Welcome Screen to see Administrator account is listed.
Use this procedure to hide/unhide any user account from the Welcome Screen. Please remember, you can still login to a hidden account using CTRL+ALT+DEL classic logon method, but cannot Fast User Switch to a hidden user account.
Method 2 - Manual registry edit
  • Click Start, Run and type Regedit.exe
  • Navigate to the following key:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE \ Microsoft \ Windows NT \ CurrentVersion \ Winlogon \ SpecialAccounts \ UserList
  • Use the File, Export option to backup the key
  • Create a new DWORD Value named Administrator
  • Double-click Administrator, and set 1 as its data
  • Exit the Registry Editor.
For Windows XP Home Edition While you can configure Windows XP Home Edition to show Administrator account in the Welcome Screen, you cannot login as Administrator in Normal mode. Visit the following link for more information:
Error Message: Unable to Log You on Because of an Account Restriction

Please post your feedback and Vote if the problem resolved as per your satisfaction.

May 20, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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Forgot password, need to reset


You can reset any user password by logging in using the Administrator account through Safe Mode. In Windows XP Home you cannot log into the Administrator account in normal mode.
When your computer is starting up, hold down the F8 key. This will bring you to a black screen with white text. Use the arrow keys to highlight "Safe Mode" and then hit enter. This will boot the computer into Safe Mode, which will look normal except the resolution will be very low. Log in as the Administrator (should have a blank password). Once logged in, open the Control Panel, then User accounts, then reset the password or whatever user you want. Reboot the machine to get back into normal mode.

Jan 20, 2010 | Dell Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

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My windows xp will log onto the welcome screen, but will not log


hi i am techbuddies from fixya group i want to give a try to solve your problem
first of all try to boot your computer in safe mode with networking and you can do this by pressing F8 on your keyboard for 10 times while starting your computer ,check that wether you are able to log on to your computer .if you are able to log in then try to take a back up of all your data and then try to create a new profile ,because might be possible the profile that you are trying to log on to on normal mode might have gone corrupted .
if it does not work please get back to me on fixya or on my email address ullekhtandon@gmail.com
i would try to take a remote of the computer and would try to solve the problem .

thanks
techbuddies .

Jan 18, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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How to change windows password if i forget it


hi,

Press ctrl+Alt+Delete button twice to get "Log on to windows" screen. Now give "administrator" as user name and just Enter without typing password. your will be Logged in now.



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Apr 23, 2009 | Intel Computers & Internet

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Win xp log on failed


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

Apr 14, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

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I want to break my password


remove the bios battery and try

Jan 09, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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Forgot admin. passsword


Dear Tured:
If you set the password for windows please try the steps below if it is bios password you need to contact your computer manufacturer
  1. Reboot your machine.
  2. Press F8 before the Windows boot screen appears.
  3. You will be be prompted with a boot options menu.
  4. Select the Start Windows in Safe Mode option.
  5. Click through several self-explanatory screens until your reach the familiar 'Welcome' screen.
  6. Note that this welcome screen is limited to 256 colors and 640x480 resolution because the primary graphics will have been set to the Windows Safe Mode software VGA adapter. You will not be able to change this mode even in Display options, while Windows is running in Safe Mode.
  7. Find the icon for the Administrator user. If the default settings of your system haven't been changed, there should be no password for this account.
    • The Safe Mode Welcome screen might display some of the other users on your system.
  8. Login as the admin.
  9. Press Yes at the prompt asking if you would like to continue using Safe Mode.
  10. Continue on to the User Settings control panel. Here you can change any of the other passwords for user on the machine. Make any changes you want.
  11. Reboot your computer. As long as you don't press any keys (i.e. F8) during the boot-up the computer will startup normally.
  12. Login as the user for which you set the password.

Jul 18, 2008 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional With...

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Unable to display password sreen


Hi Try this: Control Panel =>User Accounts =>Change the way users log on or off =>and uncheck the select box "use the Welcome screen. If you need help ask. Good Luck.

Sep 15, 2007 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional With...

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