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gremlins in registry

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by mauriceawalton, Feb 9, 2005.

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  1. mauriceawalton

    mauriceawalton Thread Starter

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    I have gremlins in my registry but my main problem is loss of administration rights, if I could regain these I should be able to sort it out. Unfortunately I am blocked from doing anything and I can't create another user. Before I have to reinstall XP I would welcome suggestions
     
  2. dmneoblade

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    Try this in a batch file:

    net user new_username new_password /add
    net localgroup Administrators new_username /add
    net accounts /maxpwage:unlimited
     
  3. mauriceawalton

    mauriceawalton Thread Starter

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    My thanks to dmneoblade for taking the time to answer my query.
    Unfortunately it did not work, but I am still able to run and I may come across a solution without having to re-install XP.

    mauriceawalton
     
  4. dmneoblade

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