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Removing Login Password WinXP

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by hrc987, Sep 25, 2003.

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  1. hrc987

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    I put in a password to log in on Windows XP, where another user is using the computer. I then removed the password, so we could share all folders.

    However, now, I cannot browse to the other user. although he can browse to me.

    In "Sharing and Security" the "Make My folders Private" is checked, and I want to uncheck it. However, it is checked AND grayed out, so I cannot change it.

    I ran the "sharing" wizard, but that does not help.

    How do I get the grayed out checkmark UNchecked for "make my folders private"???

    Thanks
     
  2. dai

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    are you logging on as admin
     
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    that is most likely the reason it is greyed out
     
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    How do I log on as "admin" and still keep my settings as who I am on the computer? Isn't logging on as "admin" a separate user? If not, if you could please let me know how I would do that, I would be most appreciative. Thanks!
     
  6. dai

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    i always log on as admin,that gives me access to everything.you can give admin rights to any user.
    go into the control panel/user accounts
    and configure the accounts to your likeing
     
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