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Disable the windows xp administrator password or any user password

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To do this, you must be logged in as a user with administrative privileges
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Click Start. Click Control Panel. Click User Accounts.

The existing accounts will be displayed.

Click the one you want to change.

A screen will ask what you want to change along with several options.

Click on 'Remove Password'.

After assuring the Windows that you're sure, a delete password button will appear. Click it.

No more password.

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Posted on Jul 17, 2008

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Why do i have to change my paswort all the time?


You might have it set to change at certain intervals
IE: at log in or after each restart .......

Disable password log in
On both PC and Mac computers, you can set up your system to automatically log in to a certain user account.
As a result, this setting will allow you to bypass the password login that is typically required.
You should only enable automatic login on your computer if it cannot be easily accessed by other people.

Open the Start menu and click on "Run."
Type "control userpasswords2" (no quote marks) into the dialog box and press the Enter key.

Uncheck the box next to "Users must enter a username and password" and click on the "Apply" button.

Enter the username of the account you want to automatically log in with and then type that account's password twice to finish setting up automatic login.

Click "OK." Password login has now been disabled.
Mac Instructions

Open System Preferences by clicking on the Dock icon.

Go to the "Accounts" control panel under the "System" heading.

Click on the "Login Options" button at the bottom of the window.

Select the account that you want to automatically log in with from the "Automatic login" drop-down menu.
Password login has now been disabled.
also
Depending on what operating system you have, there are several steps you must take in order to disable the administrator account and password on your computer.
Most often, the administrator account and password are disabled in order to minimize security risks on your computer.
This account is often the target of attack if your system is compromised, as it allows access to all of the data and programs on the computer.

In order to disable the administrator account and password, follow the steps below that are outlined for the major operating systems.

If you are using Windows XP, you must be logged on as the administrator in order to disable the account settings.
Microsoft suggests that you set up another account with administrator permissions in the event that you may need to reverse this process.
Otherwise, you won't be able to.
Right-click on the My Computer icon on your desktop and select manage.
Click Users under Local Users and Groups in the left pane, which will bring up all users on the computer.
Double-click Administrator and on the General tab, check Account is disabled.
This will disable the Administrator account and password for Windows XP users.
In Windows 2000, go to Start, select Programs and go to Administrative Tools.
Click on Local Security Policy.
Next, click on User Rights Assignment under the Local Policies option in the left panel.
Double-click Deny access to this computer from the network and then click Add under Local Security Policy Setting.
Click Administrator account under Users and Groups, then click Add.
Click OK to complete the disabling of the Administrator account and password.

In Windows Vista, the Administrator account is automatically disabled.
However, if you have enabled it, you will need to open a command prompt.
Go to Start Menu, click All Programs, select Accessories and right-click on Command Prompt and click run as Administrator.
Open the command box and type net user administrator/active:no. Press enter and you should receive a prompt stating the command was completed successfully.

If you are running a Mac, the Administrator account is enabled by default.
To disable the account and password, go to the Apple menu, click System Preferences.
Choose Accounts from the View menu and click the lock to authenticate with the administrator account password.
Click login options, click edit, and after clicking the lock in the Directory Utility window, click Disable Root User from the Edit menu.

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I forgot my administrator password for windows xp on an emachines computer


Follow the below steps to enable Windows XP built-in administrator account:
  1. Log on with the guest account on XP, then right click computer, and choose Management.
  2. Expand Local Users and Groups and Users in the console.
  3. Right-click Administrator account and select Properties.
  4. On the General tab, clear the Account is Disabled check box.
  5. Close the console.
    Now the super administrator account is successfully enabled. Next, you can easily reset the forgotten XP password from "Start->Control Panel".

If the above method can not help you, you can use Smartkey Windows Password Recovery to help you to reset windows xp administrator password, and see the detail direction from http://www.recoverlostpassword.com/products/windowspasswordrecovery.html

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How do u remove the password from windows xp computer log in screen


If the administrator has not been passworded or disabled, you can type in administrator for the user and no password. You can then open control pannel and remove the password off of the old user account. You may need to boot into safe mode to enter the administrator user account. Safe is entered by pressing the F8 key after the computer posts, and prior to windows loading.

Jan 26, 2012 | Dell Computers & Internet

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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
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Nov 05, 2011 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

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Forgot password for my laptop compaq armada 1750 notebook. I treid going in threw safe mode but it still asked for password. I tried going in as guest but it said account has been disabled.PLEASE...


You can't enter the laptop until it has Guest Account Enabled. It is surely disabled. And for that Forgotten Password, try to remember that do you have any other user on that laptop. If yes, then log into on behalf of that user and change the password of yours by accessing the User Account Page in the Control Panel. This way you need not have to remember the Password of that account. And if you don't have any other administrator, then try a Hard Reset. You can do it by De-attaching every internal and external Attachable part of the Laptop.
Thank you Sir, Have a nice day.

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How to disable Cd drive windows xp in a local user


you can disable the CD drive and USB in the BIOS or go to
regedit:
Hkey_Local_machine\system\CurrentControlSet\dervices\cdrom\start
1=eable, 0=disable
hkey_local_machine\system\CurrentControlSet\devices\usbstor\start
3=enable, 4=disable

Mar 09, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

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Windows XP Passwords


Well, the best way to setup security is through a BIOS password. This bypasses any operating sytem and doesn't allow any user interaction until the password is entered. Also, a user cannot edit anything in the BIOS without a master password.

Most BIOS systems can be entered by pressing delete during the initial startup of the machine.

As for windows XP, the only true security it has is the startup password. Which is setup through the users menu in control panel. You can, however, setup advanced security and disable many abilities of other users using the Administrator account on your operating system.

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