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HP Pavilion DV1000 admin login?

Q: HP Pavilion DV1000 admin login?

Hi all,

having successfully cleansed said laptop from various nasties, thanks in part to Kimsland and Bobbye, i have an issue with the admin login.

Ok, when booting up, xp is set to fast user switching and the welcome screen login screen with 4 user accounts, Administrator is not included in the list.
So i hit ctrl+alt+del (twice) which then brings up the secure login dialog box.
So i key in:
'Administrator' and the password that i set, and it comes up with:
"Unable to log you on because of an account restriction" WTF is that ?!?!?!
The only way i can log in as admin is to reboot into safe mode, when it presents itself as another user in the welcome screen list, giving 5 in total, which quite frankly is ridiculous.
The main reason the lappy was infected was due to uneducated users installing all kinds of crap as their accounts had admin rights.
I need to restrict them to 'limited accounts' whilst having full access to the admin account, without the need to reboot into safe mode.
I've google searched for answers but couldn't find any.
I'm looking for a way to solve this issue, so with respect please don't come back with workarounds like "press shift right-click 'run as..' kind of suggestions because i'm after full access to admin account without rebooting.

So, any help you can offer would be most appreciated, thanks

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I have tried to reset and press f-8 it sends me back to my profile icon, safe mode does the same and im locked out. i dont have internet acess excet my phone. i dont have a disc because it was purchased used. i need help to fina way in so i change my login and get my photos and music off..looking for backdoors... anything would be greatly appreciated.

A:hp dv1000 windows 7 professional os, locked out of admin account

How could you get locked out of your account? Don't you use the password regularly?

Use the DVD provided to Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7 with the licensed version. If under 4gb RAM use 32 bit, otherwise 64 bit.

There is a step there to rescue your files using the DVD or rescue disk.

Stick closely to the steps given and you'll end up with a perfect install, which you can then save as an image so you never have to reinstall again.

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I have driver problem
- Multimedia Audio Controller
- Video Controller
when upgraded with OS Win 7 32 bit
Please somebody help me to find supported driver
I'm waitin'....

A:[SOLVED] HP Pavilion dv1000 OS Win 7

Type in your specific model # at the HP Site to get your specific drivers for this model. If you have just the Pavillion DV1000 this model shipped with XP and HP does not have supported drivers for this model in Windows 7.

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hey mates,
just got myself a free (loaded) hp pavilion dv1000.
reason it was free is because it won't start, won't accept power in any way, obviously i'll probably use it for parts, but i've seen a few posts about this being a common problem with dv1000s and that soldering the power linkup to the motherboard can correct this problem.
first question, has anyone done this successfully? or know someone that has.
and second question, if not, can anything think of something else that would cause this problem?

base history of the machine: (i don't have its exact specs beyond knowing that the original buyer loves desktop replacement quality laptops) original owner bought it, had problems with it occasionally shutting off without warning (hard shutdown) then eventually it just wouldnt start, no other known problems.
 

A:HP Pavilion dv1000 won't start

http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic55208.html
 

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i reformatted my computer (xp pro)and now i cant get the audio to work to save my life. ive downloaded drivers from the hp website and tried to update drivers. and i just don't know whats wrong. i had to reformat back from sp3 to sp2 if that matters
 

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HP Pavilion dv1000 Special Edition Laptop
XP Home v.2002 w/SP3
Pentium M Processor 1.73 GHz.
795 Mhz. 0.99GB RAM

I'd like to get this system back to the excellent condition it was in when I purchased it almost 2 years ago. Having briefly returned it to its original owner, it came back loaded with bloatware and, I suspect, malware/viruses.

I can also practice on my own equipment worry-free and experience all of the tutorials and steps that were included to assist with my previous post, which I uncomfortably marked Solved just a moment ago.

I tried unsuccessfully to get a screenshot of the results of the Win 7 Upgrade Advisor for this laptop, but PrtScrn did not put anything onto the Clipboard for pasting into Paint, so I'll summarize the 4 results of the Advisor:

Win 7 custom install required
current graphics adapter won't support Win 7 (or be supported by Win 7)
Outlook Express no longer included
HP may be able to provide more info

If it's feasible to perform a clean install, I'd like to try, though first I'd like to run Avira from my thumbdrive and include online ESET and Panda Cloud before anything else. Also SFC?

I was not able to reorder the Boot Order so I could boot from my Avira thumbdrive.

I'm willing to boost the current RAM to its max if it will help installing/running Win 7...I think the max may be 4GB, where now I only have 1GB.

But first and foremost, can I realistically expect this system to be able to run Win 7? If not, I'll go ... Read more

A:HP Pavilion dv1000 SE Laptop Upgrade to Win 7 from XP w/SP3 ??

Just re install XP

If you want 7, you`r egonna have to pay for it.

Operating Systems, Microsoft Windows - Newegg.com

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This is the first time I've tried this site so I hope I've got it right.
I purchased an Hp Pavilion dv1000 in January 2006. It's been a great little machine and I have had no complaints up until a few months ago. I use a mdi keyboard at a commercial level and travel around a lor so I use the portals pretty much daily. Seems that lately the portals have become loose. Firstly the rear right hand side and then next the front one. This pretty much corelates with the frequency of useage of these ports. I may be working away on a midi composition and then for what seems like no reason the keyboard will disconnect. The same thing happens with my 40 gig external hardrive. The problem there is that if I understand it rightly, this kind of abrupt disconnect with my hardrive can cause some damage and possible loss of data.

If only one of the portals was giving me problems then I would take it on the nose and try to work around it but now that the other one has gone I'm beginning to suspect it may be an inherent problem with Hp ports. My 12 month warrantee has lapsed now so I basically need to prove to Hp that this is a problem in their portal design and they may come to the party.

Has anyone else experinced this problem before with Hp Portals?
Cheers
Rob
 

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Hi - the actual mouse pad on this computer is not working for some reason. I am currently using an external mouse. Do you know how I can get it to work again? When I move my finger around on it the mouse on the screen does not move. If I need to provide more information lease let me know. Windows XP.
 

A:HP Pavilion dv1000 Mouse Pad Stuck

I admit I am an idiot. In case anyone else ever has this problem, there is a small button above the "touchpad" (I Just learned that is what it is called" that says TOUCHPAD ON. And if there is no light, then it is off. I feel very stupid but maybe someone else will read this and not spend hours trying to figure out what is wrong with their computer.
 

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Hi all,

I have a HP Pavilion DV1000.Every time I power the laptop the power light and few other light on the top comes on and it goes off again.
I have tried different power adaptors and still no luck.

Any sugestion please.


Patrick.
 

A:HP Pavilion DV1000 power lights comes on and then it goes off again

I had a Mobile phone that did that replaced battery and it became fully functioning again. Is there any way to run without battery attached? power source only or could you borrow a battery from someone to check results?
 

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Hello all,

I tried upgrading Windows XP home edition to XP Professional on the pavilion dv1000 and run into some problems. Firstly, the upgrade did not succeed because the installation could not collect the required system information. I guessed that this was due to the drivers. When I tried rebooting into the home edition, I got a file missing error: \windows\system32\config\system.sav. Now I think I know what is happening: the sata controller is the problem.

A few questions:

1) was the sata controller drivers the reason why I could not upgrade to Windows Professional?

2) How can I recover my data ( is the only way by getting an external case and connecting the Sata HDD to it?)

3) How do I install XP without floppy to load the drivers. I am familiar with slipstreaming , however I cannot find the dv1000 sata drivers on the hp site!

Thank you all very much!
 

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Please send me a link for hp pavilion dv1000 wireless adapter  hp pavilion dv1000windows 7 32-bit I can't find any compatible wireless adapters in the internet,And it says unknown for my current wireless adapter driver and i have wireless router,My laptop has wireless adapter until Sunday, my driver for wireless adapter and bluetooth was deleted and i cant install proper and compatible drivers for my laptop  since it isn't supported by hp

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Hello, this will be long so I'll get straight to the point. I have an hp pavilion dv1000 laptop running windows 7 ultimate 32 bit. This has worked perfectly until yesterday. I was running disk defragmentor when power went out, restarted laptop, ran for a bit then keyboard and mouse stopped responding. Restarted laptop, keyboard and mouse work in bios and windows 7 safe mode, beyond that, nothing. Reinstalled windows 7, keyboard and mouse working, installed audio driver (conexant aclink 97 audio), immediatly keyboard and mouse freeze. When I restart laptop in safemode and disable audio driver (which worked perfectly before) keyboard and mouse work. Another thing, I have tried booting ubuntu live cd and slax live cd, keyboard and mouse work during setup, but stop working once operating system, i.e linux, starts running. I have tried everything, formatting hard drive and reinstalling windows 7, updating drivers, nothing works, and the system is acing strangley, wont even instal vga display drivers.

Thanks, sorry for many typhos

A:HP Pavilion DV1000 Laptop Multiple Errors

Hello wizzar, welcome to the forum

When you have a problem like this over multiple operating systems, it suggests a hardware failure, was your laptop connected to the mains supply when the power went out?
It may help if you were to post a snip Device manager and ensure that your chipset drivers are installed.
When I look for drivers for your laptop I do not find any Windows 7 drivers, what drivers are you using? and if they are the Vista drivers are you installing them in Compatibility Mode

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Anyone know how to upgrade the hard drive on an HP Pavilion dv1000 laptop (out of warranty)? I've upgraded desktops but never a laptop before... I don't even know the name of the screws and where to purchase the special screwdriver for starters. I Googled the topic but couldn't find anything useful, and of course HP's not providing easy upgrade instructions...
Thanks!
 

A:HP Pavilion dv1000 hard drive upgrade - how to?

simple. clone the current contents of your drive to your new hd - use a usb to ide adapter. use a clone tool like acronos. Some new drives have kits.

then remove the caddy containing your old hd from your laptop. you may have to unscrew it from your system.

carefully slide the caddy out. if there is a pin adapter on the end of the HD remove it, you will need it on the new drive. If not, don't worry about it.

unscrew the hd from the caddy, remove and replace it with the new one.
put the pin adaper on the new hd if applicable.
slide the caddy back in, screw it in and reboot! simple too easy!
 

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Hi all,   Anyone else out there looking to use an Android x86 OS build on their dv1000 now that WinXP is unsupported?  First issue I've run into is the need for the multimedia keys driver from HP to load on boot up (as it did with XP) so that the wireless hardware switch can be activated.  Has anyone figured out how to do this (or is willing to try and share the solution?      Thanks!

A:HP Pavilion dv1000 - multimedia keys driver - Android OS

Hi anyone! i had install Android v.6 , 32bits. It's boot up good but no sound driver for HP Pavilion Dv1000. some apps do not work. I have try Ubuntu working good.this HP driver is no longer support by HP company. It ,s bad company.

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Hi
I need to either change a guest log in (kid's access) to
adminstrator, or a way to reveal or change the password
for the Admin profile. Thanks for your help.
I tried this already: Run: cmd net user guest *
I tried to rest the guest password this way but
it didn't work - I'm thinking it is because I am not
logged on as admin in the first place. What do I do now?
Thx
lrr

A:change guest login to admin or figure out admin password

you cant change an admins pw from a guest account....at all

only way to change the admin pw is to boot to safe mode and enter the sys admin account or use a hacking program iso which you can find easily but use at your own risk....

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Hi, from my research I saw this is the best place to ask these types of question. Any help is appreciated.
Here is the gist of my issues:
Windows 10.
I had just finished downloading a file from our Google drive directory; it was for some anti virus.
Right after the anti virus installed Windows froze up, and an error popped up. It stated Windows had crashed or something along those lines.
I had to unplug the cord.
Once rebooting I noticed it was taking incredibly long. The screen went to yellow showing signs of loading, then to black. I could move my mouse here,
After this happened the login screen appeared. Everything was very slow. I tried to right click and noticed it freezing up.
After it finally loaded the login screen I entered in my pin, but it took over 10 minutes then went to black.
After other tries to boot I had very mixed signals. Sometimes it made it to the login, other times just a black screen.
On one occasion I got this error:
"The Group Policy Client Service Failed The Sign-in. The Universal Unique Identifier (UUID) Type Is Not Supported."
Sadly, this is for the admin account.
I have no idea where to go from here, and have a lot invested file, and program wise, and thus time wise into this set up, for work.
Any ideas where to go ? I cannot access system restore or anything as it won't let me log in.
Any help is appreciated.
Edit: title shouldn't say admin at the end. Meaning I cannot log in to the admin, or any other profile.

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I'm using Windows 7 Pro. I have remove the login pw in my user account now I do not need to do the login and able to use the computer right away. But I found I am using the computer as a user not administrator. How can I skip the login screen and go straight into desktop as administrator. How can I do that? thanks

A:Windows 7 Pro login as admin but no need to have login screen

Hello Smash, and welcome to Seven Forums.

I'm a bit confused with your conflicting statements.

You say that "...now I do not need to do the login and able to use the computer right away.", but then ask "How can I skip the login screen and go straight into desktop..."?

Just to be certain, do you have to log on or not?Log On Automatically at Startup
Are you asking how to log on to the built-in Administrator account to have full access and control?

Hope this may help for now,
Shawn

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OK I'm an idiot.....
I was settingup my mothers laptop becuase she ones again got a virus on it. So I was putting parental controls so she couldn't use is as an admin. i mad her a standard user.... I thought i'd be nice and hide the adminn acct. by
disabling the administrator via cmd.exe "net user administrator /active:no". Now I want to install some additional programs and I cannot enable the administrator login because the UAC settings do not allow me to turn the admin ON. In the command prompt, it says "type administrator password and then click Yes." but when I type the password the "Yes" button remains gray and I cannot click it, so it does not allow me to login as admin, so I'm stuck only able to login as a user, but not the admin. I know my admin password butI still can't log in as the admin...
Please help,

Amal
BKA

A:admin login help

  
Quote: Originally Posted by nesamoh


OK I'm an idiot.....
I was settingup my mothers laptop becuase she ones again got a virus on it. So I was putting parental controls so she couldn't use is as an admin. i mad her a standard user.... I thought i'd be nice and hide the adminn acct. by
disabling the administrator via cmd.exe "net user administrator /active:no". Now I want to install some additional programs and I cannot enable the administrator login because the UAC settings do not allow me to turn the admin ON. In the command prompt, it says "type administrator password and then click Yes." but when I type the password the "Yes" button remains gray and I cannot click it, so it does not allow me to login as admin, so I'm stuck only able to login as a user, but not the admin. I know my admin password butI still can't log in as the admin...
Please help,

Amal
BKA


BKA

can you boot into safe mide?

If you have the win 7 dvd you can boot from it to doo a reapir install.

You dont by chance have a backuo we can restore from?
Ken

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Hi everyone,

My computer was logging into the administrator account automatically when the computer started. To fix this problem, I typed "net user administrator activate:no" into the command prompt.

When I started the computer again, a little window popped up saying that it could not log in and to make sure the domain and password were correct. When I hit OK, it continued to the welcome screen and the administrator account was not there.

Perfect... until I went to find out where the admin account had disappeared to. I booted the computer into safe mode (the little message came up again and I clicked OK) and clicked on the admin account. Then it asked for the password...

I tried "admin" and the two other passwords that I had previously used. None worked. What could the password possibly be?

A:Admin login

You set the Admin password when you install windows, but you can leave it blank. So maybe the password is just blank

i'd just use http://home.eunet.no/pnordahl/ntpasswd/ to create a boot disk to make a new password

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windows will not allow me to change user acct or install programs because the yes button for the admin is not there, only no come up on the screen, if i need the admin approval i have no way of getting it. need help
 

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After having to format one of my hard drives and reinstalling WindowsXP, when I boot it has me select a person to login....but I'm the only person there. Is there a way to disable it, so I just go to desktop, and don't have to hit enter by my name each time?

Thanks.
 

A:Login Admin.

Run "control userpasswords2"
Then uncheck Users must enter a password...
 

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Is there any way to eliminate having to click on the "Admin" box or the "Switch User" box in order for Windows to finally start? I'm sorry but I just hate to have to make a click or keystroke for no useful purpose.

BTW, I stumbled across the way to turn off the User Account Control and that's a great improvement. The machine is a new Laptop running Vista Home Premium.

C.B.

A:Admin box at login

Hi,
Are you saying you want to bypass the login page and go directly to your desk top?
If so, select the start orb and type
RUN in the search box and hit enter
Then type "Control Userpasswords2" without the quotes
Then select your user name and THEN
uncheck the box that says "Users must enter a user name..."

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I have a linksys router
i do not know the admin login username and password. if u can help me either by telling me how to reset the router or the default admin login that would be cool thanks alot forum people
 

A:need help with admin login

default password is usually the same as the admin logon ( "admin" ) or it is nothing at all.
 

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Hi everyone, I have a problem with my windows xp home system.
The thing is that I recently created a new admin account and deleted the old one from windows, while deleting the old account the pc froze up and i had to restart it.
VERY BIG BAD NEWS? Thing is everything was fine... Till i checked windows accesories(start/programs/accesories) almost every windows services/programs where gone,
i used norton sys works win doctor and many other tweak and checer programs and nothing comes up on them, and in fact none of the lost files is essential, I still have the important ones like sys restore and others. The bad things came up when i try to do things like removing programs from autostart (msconfig) since windows deny my request and says i should login as an admin, but i dont even have a guest account!
Please if anyone can help me with any ideas that do not include reinstalling windows or formatting(my pc its a sony VAIO and windows can only be ejecutable in the machine CD's and it automatically formatts the pc) I will be grateful

Thanks in Advance (and excuse my engrish, its not my mother tongue)
 

A:login as admin? What the?!

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We have 3 computers all running Xp, just did a buncha windows updates.
Now when I turn on my pc I get the Amin login screen, I do not need to type in a passwod, I just hit enter or login and it's fine.
I never uses to have this screen start up, now I do though. There's only the 'admin' profile to choose, no others, I even tried disabling my 'guest' profile but this made no difference.
It's not the end of the world, but just like to avoid this extra step, any ideas?
Thanks
Will
 

A:XP Pro admin login

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My computer is not even a year old. It is well protected by virus, spyware, ad - aware, spam, pop up, mal-ware scanners, even an optimizer.

Recently I just had added a standard account for my husband. It worked for about a week. He then reported to me that he would sign in, the windows screen will pop up, then the screen will show as Logging Off, then go back to the main screen that lists all the account.

I tried to fix it by doing a system restore but it only worked for that period. But once I restarted the computer it was back to the way it has been.

We also decided maybe just opening the guest account & he would use it but the guest does the same thing.
What I tried:

System Restore - as far as possible

Back Up & Restore - Don't have a disk with enough storage space

Delete & Re Create User Account
 

A:Cant Login To Anything But Admin

Perhaps there is spyware doing it. Try booting in to safe mode with networking and running a malwarebytes scan.
 

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We have some users who have been given administrative privileges on local machine. One user in particular, for her job, is downloading several programs that she needs to do her job. The ones set up with Install Shield install nicely. The ones install using .msi require me to go to her machine, log in as me, and install them. The network admin is out of town, could be reached and could adjust her user account in AD if it were absolutely necessary. But is it? Is there something that can be done in either the registry or somewhere on the local machine to let her install .msi installations?
 

A:msi needs admin login?

Are you sure they were given local admin rights & not power user rights?
 

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please help....... i have a problem with loging into my admin account, when i try to it says User profile Service service login failed to load or somthing like that. im currently using a standard login account, and when i try and change settings to my admin through a standard login account, it asks for a password i type in my admin password and nothing happens?? i went into safe mode then accessed my admin account, in start i typed msconfig then clicked on selective start up then clicked to clear the option load start up items, then clicked on service tab and clicked to select all microsoft services and then clicked disable. then ok and restart. then did the same thing only clicking to check half of the remaining boxes in msconfig in services. then repeated it untill there was one left?? and its still doing the same thing!! same message pops up when i try to log into my account. i dont know if this matters but i have a windows 7 starter.

A:Cannot Get into my admin login

Hello Katariana, and welcome to Seven Forums.

The tutorial below can help show you how to fix this user profile error. Please let me know if you have any questions about it. I'll be happy to help.

The User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded. - Vista Forums

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Hi all. So I got a virus and had to restore/recover my pc. When it finished it prompted me for logon. I chose "HP Administration" Somehow i should have chosen "Administrator" since my restore left my docs and my music, portfolio etc on the pc without deleting it. So now I cant acces my files. If i go to C/docs and settings I see folders for the new account "HP Admin" and also "Admin" I can get into the "Admin" and then "My Docs" folder but cant get into anything beyond that. Like my pics, portfolio, music etc... When i try and switch users the only options I have are "HP Admin" the new one with no access, and "Guest". How do I delete the new admin login and get back into my old admin login.

Thanks in advance.
 

A:Wrong admin login

bumpy
 

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Per a new software's instructions, I have to log in to Win10 as an admin before installing. I went in to a command line to activate or enable the "Administrator" account. But, when I restart the computer, there is no "Administrator" login option. I can only login under my family account name. How can I login as Administrator when there is no option to select it?

Thanks.

Phil

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hi all,
i have a msi wind notebook with vista and i can't access my account because it says the password is incorrect (altough i'm pretty sure it's not anyway). i know we can set the admin account to be shown on the login screen but it requires access to the computer .. is there a way to get access to it directly from the login screen ...

please i need your help ...

A:Can't access the admin login

Originally Posted by Calen


hi all,
i have a msi wind notebook with vista and i can't access my account because it says the password is incorrect (altough i'm pretty sure it's not anyway). i know we can set the admin account to be shown on the login screen but it requires access to the computer .. is there a way to get access to it directly from the login screen ...

please i need your help ...




if you can get to a CMD prompt ( hit F8 while booting ) type in:
net user administrator /active:yes

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Morning!
Dell Vostro 1400
Not sure what version  of XP PRO ( friend installed years ago, doesnt have disc anymore so thats NOT an option)
 
I Can no longer use hotspots on work network...dusting off old personal PC
Havent used in at least 2 years b/c I used work computer...
Can't remenber bleepin password!!!
Tried to remember
tried F8, Safe mode but admin option won't show up
Typed in admin and left password blank
Work comp won't let me run/burn password recovery/chang files...boo (I was really hoping for this one)
Tried cont, alt, delete twice at welcome screen (assuming screen is black with windows symbol)
I've looked at many many forums in the last 24 hrs. Is there anything I can do in safe mode with command prompt....anything...Not a professional tech obviously but I'm comfortable trying anything.       
HELP! Really don't want to pay money to recover it...who does?
Sincerely,
FRUSTRATED TEACHER

A:TRIED EVERYTHING! Cannot access admin login

Typed in admin and left password blank

Administrator not admin. Unless that's what you meant.
 
 

Tried cont, alt, delete twice at welcome screen (assuming screen is black with windows symbol)

Screen is not black with Windows logo. That's when it's in the boot process. The welcome screen looks like this...
 

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My PC has one user and on startup I want to log in to the user not to the administrator. Please help! Thank you.
 

A:login to user not admin

Welcome to TSG....

Actually you are logging in as a user but with full admin rights. If you boot in safe mode you should see several accounts administrator, your account you open on boot up and guest which is the limited account.

If yo want to go into Windows as guest then you can setup the computer for that but it will limit you to that account and its limited capabilities just go to user accounts in control panel and turn it on so you can use it.
 

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hp 6000 pro microtower. windows 7 pro...

I can log in as standard user, but cant install programs. probably cause I'm not admin?

cant recall admin login. how to fix? how do I get admin access again?

would running the HP recovery manager fix this? give me admin access again? please advise. thanks.

A:cant remember admin login.

If you can't remember your password then don't set one up.

You can run HP System Recovery which on modern HP's has a minimal Recovery without all of the corrupting bloatware and duplicate utilities that have better versions built into Win7.

However to get the very best performance I would do what most tech enthusiasts do and Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7. Everything you need is in the blue link.

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This is a friends pc. It boots up to administrator login. Starts to load settings and then logs off again. Does the same thing in safe mode. It is Windows xp Pro. I can't get into windows. any ideas other than just a reload? or repair?

Thanks,

Sandra
 

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I had some problems when I upgraded my workstations to sp5, in fact I had to reinstall NT on a few machines.
Before I had NTFSDOS.
Basically there is a machine that I managed to recover, but it no longer allows domain adimins to login.
Well it does but once logged in the screen just sits and never loads the desktop.
I have looked at profiles but the domain admin profiles are roaming anyway, but I still deleted them locally.
I want to upgrade to sp6 to see if it will fix it but can't due to certain programs being used.
Ideas?
 

A:{Resolved} - Admin login

Greetings

It sounds like the account does not have write access to the Hard Drive, or to the Winnt directory.

Can you log onto the machine at all? Can you log in as the LOCAL administrator?

If so, then log in, and right click on the Hard disk drives and go to properties. In the properties tab, go to the Security tab, and click on the bottom button called "Take Ownership". Take ownership of all files and directories (there will be an error when it tries to take ownership of open files like pagefile.sys, just tell it to continue).

Then go to the permissions tab and make sure Everyone has Full Control to the drive.

Then open up User Manager and add the domain Admin group to the Local Admin group. Then log off and log back on again.

If you can not log in AT ALL, with ANY account, then you might need to use NTFSdos to get the data off the disk and re-install.

Cheers

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kborella Sorry, but forum policy prevents us from telling you how to bypass the Admin login to get into your PC. At this point, you need to take the PC back to your "friend" , have them disable the default Admin login, and if they can not restore your original login, create a new one for you, using a default password (like "password"), which you then change to a real password when you get it back home and login to it again. Good Luck========================================================================I am a volunteer and I do not work for, nor do I represent, HP.---------------------------------------------------------------Please click "Accept As Solution" on the post that solves your issue to help others find the solution.Please click the Thumbs-Up symbol on the left of the Reply button to say thanks fopr my help.========================================================================

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Do you use the Welcome Screen or a Logon Box.

If it's the welcome screen, press Ctrl + Alt + Del twice at the Welcome Screen. You should be able to enter the username and password there.

I'd create a second admin account in safe mode if I were you, since you said it lets you logon there.
 

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Assume it has something to do with it recognizing the user Administrator and guessing wrongly that I must want Local access.

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ie changing the admin account so i can change - everything-, as I'm not exactly new with computers, been studying them for years.

Thanks a lot for the assistance in advance guys Looking forward to some suggestions!

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Let me start at the beginning. This is her Christmas present, that her mom bought for her at some auction. It's a decent system, almost as powerful as my own. That being said, the person who sold it neglected to mention that the administrator account that allows you to do ANYTHING has a password on it. Not only that, but they also neglected to give a password recovery or reset disc with the computer.

As it stands, here's what we've tried thus far:
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Tried to clean out the machine and do a fresh install from the boot menu. (After almost a week, you get desperate.)

Those were the two most feasible ones I could find on the web, but after that, I have no clue how to do this. (I've loved XP for as long as I can remember, so.. I'm not particularly schooled in Vista.)

Just a quick note, in case you weren't able to infer it: the PC in question is running Vista.

If anyone at all knows how we can get around this password issue, please.. this is driving her crazy, and, being her boyfriend, it's driving me crazy as well. >_<

Thank all of you for your time, and Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays.

(I was taught to be polite. o.o)
 

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