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solarant1

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I re-installed Xp Pro on a 32 bit laptop., and went thru the usual commands, I named the laptop "work" and it installed just fine.
On boot up I got a asp.net logon window that popped up so I deleted that account.
I then went to control userpasswords2 and tried to bypass the login screen at startup but when it logged on it opened a admin account settings and some of the programs I installed were not on the screen.

So I went back to user accounts and checked the box "users must use a password" now at boot up I get the login screen and administrator is the login box, I then remove the admin name and put in the work name and log on and all my programs open up fine, but when I go to inninstall anything get a pop up saying "to access this feature you must be logged inj as an administrator"

The work account is an administrator account ??? any ideas on whats happening, how can I change the settings so only the work account logs on automatically at start up.

I was going to go to computer management "local users and groups/users and disable the main administrator account but if I do this will I inhibit the work account from administrator rights etc.
 

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What exactly did you use to install Windows XP Professional in that laptop?

What's the brand name and model name and complete model number of that laptop?

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An ASP.NET account gets added to the user accounts when you install an old version of Microsoft .NET Framework.

If you have programs that require Microsoft .NET Framework, 3.5 SP1 and 4 are the only versions that need to be installed.

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solarant1

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I used the 2010 xp install disk that came with the original machine it is a dell D630. I let it download all the updates.
 

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The programs I use need network framework to run, but it downloaded net framework 4 and installed it.
 

flavallee

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I used the 2010 xp install disk that came with the original machine it is a dell D630.
I'm guessing you have a Dell Latitude D630 laptop.

I've purchased 2 refurbished D630's in the past year.

The D630 does come with Windows XP Professional SP3 installed.

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I resurrect and upgrade Windows XP computers on a regular basis, so I'm going to give you the steps that I use.

After you do a clean reinstall of Windows XP Professional SP3, ignore the automatic updates alert.

Go to the Windows Update site and do a "custom" scan.

Uncheck all the high-priority updates that are associated with Microsoft .NET Framework.

Select and install all the remaining high-priority updates(which are mostly security-related).

After they're installed and the computer is restarted, do another "custom" scan.

Select and install all the high-priority and optional updates that are associated with Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0, 3.0, and 3.5.

If there are additional high-priority updates, select and install them too.

After they're installed and the computer is restarted, do another "custom" scan.

Select and install Microsoft .NET Framework 4.

Note: Do not select and install Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 anywhere during this process.

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