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  woodchip 16:19 23 May 2011
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What's the Point of a Administrator on a single user Home Laptop that cannot be accessed when needed. How Can I change this if I need to use it

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 16:21 23 May 2011

Elevated command prompt

Open the Start Menu. Click on All Programs and Accessories, then right click on Command Prompt and click on Run as administrator.

  woodchip 16:46 23 May 2011

Fruit Bat /\0/\ If I can Explain, I bought this HP Laptop about four years ago it was a Display model so it had been setup and backed up to the Hard Drive rather than Discs, I phoned HP and they sent both a Restore CD with Drivers and a XP Home oem CD free. But I had to clean up the disc to some degree As they had a user Name and some files on it. I went into regedit to change the User but this may have had a Password that was not changed or Removed as if I try logging off then click on administrator It will not let me With log in Bock blank or otherwise. How can I find out if they set a Admin Password without Deleting my own name etc

  woodchip 16:46 23 May 2011

Fruit Bat /\0/\ If I can Explain, I bought this HP Laptop about four years ago it was a Display model so it had been setup and backed up to the Hard Drive rather than Discs, I phoned HP and they sent both a Restore CD with Drivers and a XP Home oem CD free. But I had to clean up the disc to some degree As they had a user Name and some files on it. I went into regedit to change the User but this may have had a Password that was not changed or Removed as if I try logging off then click on administrator It will not let me With log in Bock blank or otherwise. How can I find out if they set a Admin Password without Deleting my own name etc

  woodchip 16:50 23 May 2011

Fruit Bat /\0/\ If I can Explain, I bought this HP Laptop about four years ago it was a Display model so it had been setup and backed up to the Hard Drive rather than Discs, I phoned HP and they sent both a Restore CD with Drivers and a XP Home oem CD free. But I had to clean up the disc to some degree As they had a user Name and some files on it. I went into regedit to change the User but this may have had a Password that was not changed or Removed as if I try logging off then click on administrator It will not let me With log in Bock blank or otherwise. How can I find out if they set a Admin Password without Deleting my own name etc

  woodchip 16:53 23 May 2011

Fruit Bat /\0/\ If I can Explain, I bought this HP Laptop about four years ago it was a Display model so it had been setup and backed up to the Hard Drive rather than Discs, I phoned HP and they sent both a Restore CD with Drivers and a XP Home oem CD free. But I had to clean up the disc to some degree As they had a user Name and some files on it. I went into regedit to change the User but this may have had a Password that was not changed or Removed as if I try logging off then click on administrator It will not let me With log in Bock blank or otherwise. How can I find out if they set a Admin Password without Deleting my own name etc

  woodchip 17:18 23 May 2011

Fruit Bat /\0/\ If I can Explain, I bought this HP Laptop about four years ago it was a Display model so it had been setup and backed up to the Hard Drive rather than Discs, I phoned HP and they sent both a Restore CD with Drivers and a XP Home oem CD free. But I had to clean up the disc to some degree As they had a user Name and some files on it. I went into regedit to change the User but this may have had a Password that was not changed or Removed as if I try logging off then click on administrator It will not let me With log in Bock blank or otherwise. How can I find out if they set a Admin Password without Deleting my own name etc

  woodchip 17:19 23 May 2011

Sorry about that I kept getting the Error Page

  woodchip 18:49 23 May 2011

Fruit Bat /\0/\ Tried it, but it said blank password not allowed

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 19:01 23 May 2011

Hidden Admin activate this and delete the other admin account

  woodchip 19:03 23 May 2011

I am on XP Home Laptop, the link is for Win7

Will it still work or is it a different rout to follow?

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