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Computer will not let me log saying computer need to be unlocked The system logs on automatically as Administrator, without allowing to choose user or Guest, and even when I give the command to Switch User, it pops up a message that says the computer is locked by the Administrator (me) and needs the password to unlock. I give the password and continue as Administrator, but I can never switch to another user.

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How can i add guest icon to my startup screen


If your computer is not part of a domain. First check if the Guest account is turned on. You will need to be an Administrator. The guest account option is in the User Account control panel. Click Start > Control Panel (in the right hand column). Select the link for User Accounts. Click on the Guest account to turn on the option.

Then you should be able to see an option for switching to the Guest account when you log out of your current account or get to the select user screen when you turn on/restart the computer. (The default is to log in the most recent user.)

If your XP Pro computer is part of a domain, you need to use the Local Users and Groups section of Computer Management. That's in the Control Panel under Performance and Maintenance > System Tools. Right click on an account and select Properties to enable or disable the account.

I hope this helps.

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on Nov 22, 2010 | Operating Systems

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My computer will not allow me to access any administrative functions


you might not be the computers administrator

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

When you log in screen will appear 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

Jul 03, 2012 | Operating Systems

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When I push load picture's I get popup saying you must be an administrator to execute


right click on the pictures you will see an array of options select run as administrator this will vary depending on your operating system
if no joy

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

When you log in screen will appear 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

Jun 17, 2012 | Operating Systems

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How do I reset the password on the windows 7 home page


Windows has a built-in security system that requires a user to type in a password to get to his personal account.
Only an "Administrator" account holder can make software changes to the computer.
All other users, including Guest users, need the permission of an Administrator to make any system changes.
However, if you have a guest account and need to access the Administrator account to make changes, you can do so via the Command Prompt feature.
Log in to your Guest account in Windows.
Go to "Start" > "Search" and type in "windows/system32/cmd.exe" to find the Command Prompt feature.
When the file appears on the search menu, drag it to your desktop.
Leave the search window open.

Right-click the cmd.exe file on your desktop and choose "Rename."
Type "sethc.exe" for the new name and click on an empty area next to the file name to save the new name.
Right-click on the "sethc.exe" file and click on "Copy."
Go back to the open "windows/system32" folder and right-click anywhere in the folder.
Select "Paste" to put the "sethc.exe" file inside.
Choose "Yes" when asked if you want to overwrite the current file.
Go to "Start" > "Log Off." It will bring you back to the User Account menu.
Press the "Shift" key 5 times in a row.
The Command Prompt will open.
Type "net user administrator [password]" and insert a new password in the [password] section.
Press "Enter" to set your new password.
It will bring you back to the User Accounts menu.
Click on the Administrator User Account and type the password you just set to log in to the account.

Dec 22, 2011 | Compaq Operating Systems

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How to login xp after deleting a administrator accounts


Try logging in as Guest,or guest,no password.
Then go to Control Panel-User Accounts-New User and re-establish an Administrator User and account settings for it.
Make whatever User accounts you'll need,and then delete the guest account.It's a security hole.
If this helps,please rate my post.
Thanks
Bob
PS If you need anything else,or have a question about this problem,post back and ZI'll help you out.

Aug 18, 2010 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional for PC

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My antivirus report says my computer has 2 administrators listed..It is not listed in the Control Panel/User and password page...how do I get to where it is listed?


Your users are classed as with administrative rights or as users. Open user accounts and check each users rights.

For example, your name is "Jim". Check Jim's account. Is Jim a 'Administrator' or a 'User' or a 'Guest'?

By the way, there is nothing wrong with having multiple users with administrative rights. The benefit of having this distinction is IF you are logged on as a user without administrative rights, you cannot install software. In this case, you might be 'you' by proxy. E-mail has been known to bring virus software into your computer and run automatically. XP will not allow this to happen unless an "administrator" is doing it (logged on to your computer). Thus, this is a safety feature of XP.

I hope this is clear. If not, please reask

Mar 01, 2010 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

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Problem


It is a simple matter to add an administrator account to your computer provided you are already logged in as an administrator. If you are logged in as an account created as "limited",as many guest accounts are, you do not have the authority to create an administrator account.Provided you are already an administrator and only want to add a new account follow these steps. From the start button, go to control panel, then user accounts. Click on add account, create a name, click on administrator and just follow the prompts.

Nov 07, 2008 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional With...

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I forgot my Administrator Password


If you have the Administrator user password. Try logging in with it and reset your user password.

If you dont, that's a big problem.

The only solution is that to remove the hard disk for that machine and connect it to another machine with administrator privilages. Guest user will not be able to access the files.

You need to backup all your data to another PC. Format and install a clean windows installation. Move your data back to your original PC.

There is no way to hack around the forgotten password.

Oct 27, 2008 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional With...

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