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Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Ken Zolinski, Oct 6, 2008.

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  1. Ken Zolinski

    Ken Zolinski Thread Starter

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    I recently had a popup stating that there were Microsoft updates so I accepted the updates. After the updates my computer keeps asking for a signon password which I never set up. I tried various possiblities like "admin", "administrator" etc with nothing helping. Is there a way I can skip over this to access my system? I don't want to re-install Windows XP again not to mention all the software I have loaded in the system.

    Please help.
     
  2. Sphinx

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    That sounds like a suspicious popup that contained a link to a trojan. Do a virus scan.
     
  3. Sphinx

    Sphinx

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    If you can't get on to your computer you can boot into safe mode by pressing F8 as your computer starts up.
     
  4. EAFiedler

    EAFiedler Moderator

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    Hi Ken Zolinski


    Welcome to Tech Support Guy Forums!


    Sorry, we cannot assist with passwords per the Forum Rules.

    But you are welcome to post a HijackThis log in the Malware forum

    Closing thread.
     
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