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Problem with Administrator Settings

Downloaded XP Service Pack 2..on reboot, window "Personalized Settings" Setting up personal settings for IE6..initial error message said (paraphrase) 'Administrator will not allow this operation'...computer does not move beyond that screen..when I tried to bring up Task Manager, error message: 'Task Manager has been disabled by your administrator.' Computer does not move beyond two screens.
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  • Tacobill May 06, 2008

    Unfortunately, the problem persists. I had restored it once before, about two months ago. Now, the on board Restore Files are gone, or hidden, and the restore CD is out of print, as far as I have looked. I appreciate your help.

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Try to open the windows in safemode to open windows in safe mode press F8 when your system start

if you can work in safemode try to restore windows to a pervious date

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