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Want to go back to "Administrator" user account

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by SarahNev, Feb 2, 2006.

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  1. SarahNev

    SarahNev Thread Starter

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    I have Windows XP Professional SP2, Dell Inspiron 4000.

    Ever since I got my computer I've been using the account "Administrator." So all my files and settings are on it. Today I randomly decided to make a new account, unaware that Administrator would disappear. (Apparently, says Windows Help & Support, Administrator is only available in safe mode or when there's no other account.) So now I want to go back to Administrator, but I can't figure out how to delete the new account... Any suggestions?
     
  2. awalker0878

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    Attached is a script to add Administrator account to the welcome screen, run than reboot after that logon to the adminstrator account.

    Click start\run:"cmd"
    net user [the name of the user] /delete
     

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  3. SarahNev

    SarahNev Thread Starter

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    Thanks so much! =D It worked!
     
  4. awalker0878

    awalker0878 Removed by request

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    No problem glad to help
     
  5. Squashman

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    You could also use the XP Power Toy TweakUI to remove and enable users on the Welcome screen. Your other option would have to hold down the Ctrl + Alt keys and tap the delete key twice. This brings you to the classic login. You could then enter the username and password there.
     
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    No problem glad to help I just have one request can you mark this thread as solved then click on thread tools and click solved
     
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