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Changing from Old owner to Me!

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by GSPack, Sep 22, 2006.

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  1. GSPack

    GSPack Thread Starter

    Jul 28, 2004
    I bought a used Dell Demension 2400 and (I have installed the storebought version WinXP SP2)and all of the files and downloads are all in the original owners names(even if I am logged on as user and save something) with me and my family as users. I went to My Computer and clicked Properties and then changed name and it brought up a screen that had numbers and letters..I am afraid to do anything past this for fear of loosing all my documents and downloads.

    Is there a simple way to delete his name and then replace it with mine without loosing any files? I am thinking he is set up as administrator and I have no idea if this is password protected.

    Thanks oodles,

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