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Son added password protection to WinXP

Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by bobber, Apr 20, 2004.

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  1. bobber

    bobber Thread Starter

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    My two kids share a computer with Windows XP. My 18 year old has set it so you need to put in a password to load his profile at startup. Now I can't view his files and folders. Before I have to beat it out of him is there a way I can go in to view his folders, etc.? I have administrator rights as I set up my own profile as well as my other son's on their computer. Thank you for any suggestions.
     
  2. hermes

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    If you are admin and he won't let you in threaten to delete his profile. Is it a guest account? If so go into user accounts in Control Panel and change his password, that'll learn 'im.
     
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