XP administrator settings

  pete.jeffreys 18:48 23 Feb 2004
Locked

Hi - does anyone know how to return xp home to its origional state where all user settings are the same without a clean install?

  spikeychris 18:50 23 Feb 2004

"all user settings are the same".....in what way?

  pete.jeffreys 18:56 23 Feb 2004

to be able to install/delete any program without going through safe mode as administrator and be able to alter settings in norton internet security as any user

  spikeychris 19:19 23 Feb 2004

What accounts have the users been assigned? XP Home has a lot less options than Pro but I thought that Home logs users on as members of the Owners (Pro's admin eqiv) local group and they have rights to install software and modify the system

  pete.jeffreys 22:02 23 Feb 2004

i've now found after a few hours that it's norton causing a problem - thanks to spikeychris for interest - norton now being wiped and reinstalled .

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

AMD Radeon Adrenalin release date, new features, compatible graphics cards

Artist Pete Oswald on creating relatable characters & his new book

New iMac Pro release date, UK price & specs rumours

Idées cadeaux pour geeks et tech addicts