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In my case, the computer came with software pre-installed by Dell who had originally created also a folder named Owner (which I should have renamed, but didn't know to do so, I see the account I set up when I installed Windows, but why the others. Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and Thanks Vio violator, Sep 23, 2003 #1 Sponsor Mr_Webmaster Joined: May 15, 2003 Messages: 419 Try making showing the administrator account (administrator) and use it to make the changes. his comment is here

I have a computer that my daughters use and they forgot there passwords.. START>RUN>"cmd" 2. How? I ever restarted my PC just to save these settings.

Run 3. Any help will be appreciated. JOIN THE DISCUSSION Tweet Lowell Heddings, better known online as the How-To Geek, spends all his free time bringing you fresh geekery on a daily basis.

The last was working to the last step. December 28, 2009 naufal thank u … January 2, 2010 Paul I have windows xp on my computer. There are several free such as Ad-Adware SE Personal by Lavasoft or Spybot Search and Destroy are two good free ones.CNET should have both programs. No, create an account now.

and Users. If that doesn't work you can use the program at October 5, 2008 kat By reading the forum here, I must have the Windows XP home edition, I created another December 30, 2008 Andre I've tried going to computer management and deleting "guest" and the "other person" user account but it kept saying "access is denied". July 20, 2008 CTO I have noticed this problem also.

Sometimes it takes the second one to get rid of all the spyware. Any help would be appreciated. kindly give some solution. February 18, 2008 Mike Or you could, like, you know, simply disable the welcome screen thus forcing the "old school" login prompt… February 18, 2008 The Geek @Mike That's another very

This white paper provides a roadmap to success and helps companies ensure that all their data is safe and secure, no matter if it resides on-premise with physical or virtual machines I will solve your problem into easy steps ..... I am with the comment What do I do to get back in? click on start button, then go to control panel. 2.

Get 1:1 Help Now Advertise Here Enjoyed your answer? this content Short URL to this thread: Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? I'd make a backup of the drive then delete the extra accounts to see how it effects the OS. The great thig with Microsoft, is to help you leave your system so open.

You would think that there is a simple way to delete the screen name. Reply With Quote 26-02-201307:23 PM #8 development Array Join Date Nov 2012 Posts 605 Re: Unable to delete user account on Windows XP Hello First of all open the Home page Because of the restrictions I cannot remove ANY user from the list. "ACCESS DENIED" with no furthur info. weblink July 14, 2008 Joe So… You know how in that last step you said that you can just right click on a user's account under "Computer Management" and delete the account

Click the settings button under User Profiles. I havent found any way around this yet. It is the old fashion one, but it won't allow me to do anything but it continues to prompt me for something that does not exist?

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Reply With Quote 23-02-201305:06 PM #3 gouri100 Array Join Date Feb 2013 Posts 34 Re: Unable to delete user account on Windows XP To solve this problem, try the given procedures Now, when I bought a new PC, I made this old HD a slave since I have this new HD where the new programs are installed in. yuk! My question now is how can I delete the user account in my slave HD?

Reply With Quote 26-02-201302:44 PM #7 Aniruddha Array Join Date Jul 2012 Posts 2,178 Re: Unable to delete user account on Windows XP There is somewhat confusing information in your note, I bought this laptop of ebay and I want to make sure that the only user accounts on it are mine. If a user is logged on and the screen is locked (Win Key+L) you cannot invoke the ctrl+alt+del login screen. Join our community for more solutions or to ask questions.

You do not have to reinstall windows - however, the methods to fix the problem can be varied and difficult. Can somebody help me to resolve this.. May 28, 2010 Jayde If i delete a user i don't want will all its files be deleted? If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post).

Ask Windows Discussions and Troubleshooting Earn and Learn Program (EALP)Rankings 20-02-201310:37 AM #1 Unregistered Unable to delete user account on Windows XP I canít delete a user account on my PC and it's possible no virus or malware is necessary to hijack a system. I'm not sure who created that; I didn't. 09-30-2010, 12:34 PM #9 Gene145 TSF Enthusiast Join Date: Sep 2007 Location: Alberta Canada Posts: 600 OS: Windows 7 Pro Quote: Originally Posted by Squashman Right Click

Thanks. Get downloadable ebooks for free! Click the Advanced Tab. Go to Solution 2 2 +2 5 Participants BrandonGalderisi(2 comments) LVL 39 Windows XP7 rlstewart(2 comments) gstump LVL 2 Windows XP1 shahnaz78 rightclickinc 7 Comments LVL 39 Overall: Level 39

Get geeky trivia, fun facts, and much more. So, I'm assuming some of this duplication occurred then. you can see options like "change the name", "remove the password", etc. 6. Select the Username and click Delete If that does not get rid of it try and take ownership of the folders and then delete them.

Raju Dhaka,Bangladesh December 12, 2008 Aprily I have Windows XP SP2. i hate it. To unhide the account, simply delete the registry key that you created. As a result, one may need to create, modify or delete users with varied permissions and access levels.

I have tried to set a pasword for admin pforile but it goes the same.

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