Lost Administrator

  Hofnar 15:42 02 Jul 2006

For some unexplained reason I’m no longer able to sign in as Administrator. I’m the only user of this computer, but since about a week ago I have been asked to sign in, as before this was done automatically. The choice used to be: Administrator or name>. The next time I logged on, the Administrator had disappeared. Now my name has also gone. Using Ctrl-Alt-Del brings up my name and from there I can still log on but as a guest user and therefore I can no longer use the administrator functions like System Restore. Is it possible that my HD is failing? On start-up I haven’t been able to use my F8 key to go in to Safe mode. Is there a connection? I'm using Windows XP Home.Please help

  Hofnar 15:34 07 Jul 2006

Sorted it.

  silverous 15:59 07 Jul 2006

Why don't you explain how, so anyone who has the problem in future and finds your post can get help.

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