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Q: Admin PW

I have an old Dell Inspiron 1501 with Windows XP on it. I am not able to log into the laptop under admin. I have tried every password I have ever used. I have tried booting in safe mode, wont work. I have tried downloading Hirens and other programs on a CD and USB and my computer will not let me boost from either one. I have tried leaving the password blank, wont work. Is there any other options that I can try??

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A:How to unlock USB ports without admin password?

Sorry, we will not assist in circumventing such security features, especially when the machine belongs to someone else.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/how-to-unlock-usb-ports-without-admin-password.193100/
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A:HP Mini admin password unknown

You need to talk to HP, after changing the registered ownership, and may need a document about the fate of the previous owner. You may have to send it to a certified HP service center with a formal notice of change of ownership included.
As for TechSpot, there is a policy to not provide assistance with passwords.
What you want to do is usually very difficult in the best of circumstances.
 

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A:Will upgrading the bios firmware on a Latitude D630 delete the bios admin password?

What?

Didn't you reply here, and say it worked (after the unusual 9th try ) http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic109612-109.html#post747024

Awfully strange!

A bios update can't remove passwords. As You Must Know

Oh and thanks for the extended long Title. I'm thinking this Topic of yours would be best removed? What do you think?
 

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Hi, everyone
I have an serious problem, ive buy an hp 6730B on ebay but when i want to upgrade the bios, my computer wants an administrator password for the flash.
The seller told me he have maybe do an error of typing, beacause his password don't work.
this computer is an compaq 6730B
S/n : CNU8466GNS
P/n : GB987ET#ABF
Service tag : C6730bUP8400W5X16GIBNNF20Qa

Thank you
 

A:HP 6730B bios admin password problem

hi,
I asked for the same problem in this forum but my threat was deleted with the suggestion to read the Forum FAQs.
I read them but I didn't find why they did it. So I want repeat the question adding it to the yours one:

HP CompaQ nx9005
hash code [ 15656]
I need the system password

I wrote and I just wrote again at the hp forum about it whitout any help, and the hp chat doesn't start because of a bag (I'm not the only one having this problem).

I read all messages of the reference topic about the same problem (as suggested) but I didn't find my needs.
I think I will have to ask about it a lot of time. Hope to find someone who can help me.
thanks
 

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Now my question: from my laptop who uses the WIFI network, how can I reach or connect to the other network (the one that is managed with the router with the 10.10.10.1 address? The purpose? I would like to access the computer connected to it as if they were part of the WIFIed network. And be able to access the router management page. Any clue?
 

A:Cascading routers - how to access admin features from one to the other?

first some basics;

examine the router (the box itself). everything attached to a LAN slot will default to
routing upwards using the WAN slot -- that's a big clue as to what the routing tables looks like.

second; to manage the configuration of a specific router:
a) WIRE a system directly to it
b) login to the router config page using the current router's ip-address

if your network is
modem---router#1----router#2---router#3

then a system attached to routerX will route upward to router(X-1) and NOT downward to router(X+1)

if you wish to have ALL systems (wired and wireless) see and share with each other, then you have too many distinct address.
Leave router#1 as is. disconnect router#2 from #1 and wire router#1 to a LAN port on router#2, leaving its WAN port empty. Log into router#2 and disable DHCP.

Now do the same for the wire from #2-->#3 and disable#3 DHCP.

All systems (wired or WiFi) will get ip-assignments from router#1 and will be able to
ping and share files.
 

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A:Admin Password

If you are the registered owner of the laptop you are probably better off contacting Dell support.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/admin-password.120623/
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A:New 4870 X2s run hot - RivaTuner Needs Admin Clearance to run?

100C would melt/damage the CPU quickly. Get a better 3rd party cooler
 

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A:Admin Password chip location on Dell Latitude C840

Hello and welcome to Techspot.

Your answer may be found in this thread HERE Pages 10/11/12 maybe the interesting part for you.

Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
 

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hello the dell of my brother is blocked with an administrator password, I will to know if it is possible to regulate this problem

the model is dell latitude 110L, the service tag is #204FM1J-595B

who could help me please ??

if someone can help me,contact me

thanks guys and good luck
 

A:Dell Latitude110L admin password

Your brother may ask DELL for master password to unlock the computer.




maxpaynemafia said:



hello the dell of my brother is blocked with an administrator password, I will to know if it is possible to regulate this problem

the model is dell latitude 110L, the service tag is #204FM1J-595B

who could help me please ??

if someone can help me,contact me

thanks guys and good luckClick to expand...


 

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Hi

Is there a way to remove administrative tools and command prompt from a windows 2003 server lock down terminal session?

Thanks,
G
 

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Hi heres hoping you can help me.

I have a wireless connection through a Netgear DG834G from a Dell M6300 running Windows XP which is working fine with respect to accessing the internet..

I also have a desktop (wired to the router) which is also running fine.

The problem is that I cannot log into the router wirelessly as Admin on 192.168.0.1
I can login to the router as Admin from the wired PC, but not the laptop !!
I get to the login screen to input password but when pressing enter the login box just re-appears with the password field blank again.
I know the password entered is correct and accurate as it works from the wired desktop

(note: I have changed my laptop recently from HP to Dell, I was able to access the router wirelessly as Admin to perform maintenance with the HP model)


Any ideas ?
 

A:Cannot connect to wireless router as admin wirelessly

Are all the settings correct for the wireless laptop.
encryption method WEP, WPA, WPA2
passwords

Does the router even see this new laptop?
Do you still have the older laptop?
Check to see if the DELL firewall is disabled under Windows, make sure it off.
Try opening up a session: ping 192.168.0.1
Does the laptop get IP by DHCP,

ipconfig /release wait.... ipconfig /renew wait... try it again does work then
try static IP then do ipconfig /flushdns and ipconfig /registerdns

If all still doesn't work try..
re-joining the wireless router
disconnect using the wireless in range method on the laptop
reconnect but remove the password then re-do it then click on connect see if the wireless laptop can connect.
If it does reboot the laptop and login with your login ID password
Now open the browser and see if you can get into your router
Make sure you do not have any spyware or popup blocker active..
 

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Greetings,

Computer- Dell Inspiron 8100
Problem- Admin Bios Password

I have tried numoerous things, and in the end seems eeprom is only way to reset this.

I looked and looked, it says under motherboard, yet I never found a "24OC" 4 legged chip on the board to reset.

This cpu is 7 yrs old.

So far no luck fixing this one or my Toshiba and have both been reduced to eeprom reset as only viable option.


TY,

XaNaToS
 

A:Cant find EEprom on Dell Inspiron 8100 (admin bios pw)

All Dell (and others) BIOS and Admin password removal to this thread only:

--> HP / Dell / etc. Laptop password help (April - June 2008)
 

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Can someone, that have experience with this kind of laptops, help me? It would be very appreciated.
Ozmaia
 

A:HP NC8230 laptop Bios Admin Password

read the faqs AND post in the laptop forum. Your answer is already there.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/hp-nc8230-laptop-bios-admin-password.102649/
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A:Dell laptop reset bios admin password

U will have to do, a chip reset.
Coz i also keep trying those ideas with the latitude application but it failed, but when i did the chip reset, thing worked out exactly how i wanted them.
All the best

Cheers
Robin
 

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A:How to reset the BIOS admin password

This subject was briefly mentioned HERE
 

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A:Admin. password on dell latitude 640m

Admin. password on dell inspiron 640m

Pls, help needed for Admin.password (grey screen)on dell inspiron 640m. I mistakenly posted for latitude 640m earlier. I'm sorry! I actually meant that of dell inspiron 640m. I need help on how to locate the bios chip 24c...... or how to over come the grey screen with Admin. password protection.
 

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A:ADMIN PASSWORD on Dell XPS M1210

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A:Lost Admin Password in IRAQ help Dell6400 Inspiron

I'm assuming this is a windows password we're talking about here, and that you're running XP. If it is asking you for a BIOS password (black screen, white text), then you're probably screwed, unless there is a BIOS reset jumper within easy reach. If not, have fun opening the entire laptop to find it.

If it gets to windows and wants a password, try this:

grab either active password changer (http://www.softpedia.com/get/System/Back-Up-and-Recovery/Active-Password-Changer.shtml)

or

Offline NT Password & Registry Editor (http://home.eunet.no/pnordahl/ntpasswd/)

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My service tag#6PPCPC1-595B
Express service code#14614931521
 

A:Dell D620 Admin/sys Password Help

Boot into Safe Mode by pressing F8 before the Windows screen appears. Go into Control Panel, User Accounts, Administrator, and remove the passwords from there
 

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I bought a Dell Inspiron 1300 laptop off a friend that was moving out of town it was a great deal after a couple of days later i lend it to my brother and he returned it with a message saying "This computer system #2ZJTN91-595B, is protected by a password authentication system. You cannot access the data on this computer without the correct password".

Service Tag: 2ZJTN91
Express Code: 6503176693

Can you help?
Thank you.
Ruben
 

A:Dell Inspiron 1300 admin password problem

http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic68412.html
 

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A:Admin password & canfigure setup password in BIOS remouver

Turn off computer. Find the battery on the motherboard. Take it out for a couple minutes. Put it back in and restart computer. This should reset cmos and solve your problem.
 

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A:Inspiron 6000 admin password

Take a look at this thread HERE.

Regards Howard
 

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How can I setup 1 machine to have admin rights to the other 3, so I can use remote shut down and things like that.

Thanks for your help

Bun
 

A:Admin rights

you need to set up a remote desktop connection. firewalls must be configured to accept remote desktop connections.
 

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A:Dell Latitude D400 ADMIN Password.

Reset Password

Hi

Your right in your assumption, it takes many attempts to short the chip correctly, but it can be done,

Email paragon33 at the address found on my site, he is an expert at these, you could also take a look at this site here.

Regards

(PS this thread may get moved to one of the open threads)
 

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A:Can't connect to admin page on Belkin Router

So this is with the pc connected directly to the router via an ethernet cable?
Go to My Network Places, and on the left theres a thing that says "show all UPnP devices" or similar. Click on it, then go to your LAN settings and set your IP address to auto, or 192.168.2.3 vice versa. Plug in/turn your router back on and it should come up as a network place. From that doubleclick it and enter admin etc..
 

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A:admin password

Yes. Ask the admin using e-mail for example

No one will be able to give a sensible answer to such a vague question.

And no, no one is going to tell you how to steal peoples passwords and do other illegal or unethical stuff.
 

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A:Need to set dirty flag - No admin pwd and xp unbootable

Auditor Security cd from remote-exploit.org is what you need my friend very handy for cracking admin passwords. just boot to it and you are gold. don't know if you are familiar with this collection cd and if not they have the instruction pdf on the site for download as well. it will crack a 8 letter and asterick password in probably ten to twenty minutes..my admin pass is 15 unprintables and asterick characters and it cracked it with the incremental option on the sam file. took alot longer than it should for your current issue..just an idea mate
 

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anyways... i have about 5 thousand system and application records in the event viewer......... everything from service control manager to save dump to DCOM and workstation errors.......................................................................................................all of which i'm clueless


is that many errors normal...........

oh and they all range within a few days.......... usually only mere seconds apart
 

A:admin tools/ event viewer???

Fortunately, not all errors in the Event Viewer (EV) are real problems. Actually, many are not problems at all. You can adjust the size of the records that are being held in the EV by right-clicking either Application, Security or System and selecting Properties. You can set the size of each file to keep or clear.
 

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A:Can't logon to admin windows vista profile

Ouch. Sounds like a corrupted %USERPROFILE% and the fix requires the Admin-Id.

Have you tried running a System Restore? I will prompt for the admin password.
Issue is, not entirely sure the user's profiles are saved in the restore points.
 

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I am using Vista too

Any help would be greatly appreciated,
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A:How do I copy existing admin user account to normal user account

I would
> Create the new profile with admin privileges
> Transfer stuff things to the new profile (see here)
> Then remove admin privilege from the new account
 

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A:Lost Admin Privileges

The prompt for Admin during installs is actually a good thing (that is the UAC and you REALLY want it to prompt) BUT you can almost always use any log in the Administrators Group

use CP->User Accounts
add user
set type = Admin
*must* add password to it

save and close

runas /user:$whatever$you$just$created cmd
give that password

it will then create the %profile% for that new user

From then on, you can reply with $whatever$you$just$created and its password
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/lost-admin-privileges.204429/
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A:Accidentally deleted admin account by changing user name

Start Windows system restore before you boot. Tap F8 key as it's turning on, you'll get the option (Windows 7).
 

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A:Software won't run unless under admin account

make the other accounts admin. or install software for all the users.

if you only have limited account restart computer and keep pressing F8 button and when options show up choose Safe Mode and choose Administrators Account.

Hope it helps
 

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A:Portable admin tools?

Here have used a program that runs various portable apps from a flash stick.
Whether it would work with security and your various log-ins I don't know.
But can say this program is easy to work with and to carry many types of program around. It's at;
http://www.codyssey.com/products/codysafe.html
 

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A:Exporting users .pst from Admin account

Just browse to the relevant folder in the user's Documents and Settings..

If it denies access, take ownership of the folder and subfolders.
 

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A:Admin Tools on a USB Key

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A:Changing admin password without usb/cd capabilities

Did you attempt to boot into Safe Mode?

IF/once you get there,

change the pwd for the admin account(s)
use a better method of picking passwords - -
see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Password_strength
https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/32040?hl=en

Also understand that multiple accounts with Admin rights allows any of them to change all passwords - - obviously just not going to work.

In addition, allowing multiple persons to share the same account has the same problem.
 

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A:Run as Admin.

Just for that one time, you need to allow it each time unless you change the permissions on it.
 

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A:Windows 7 rejects *correct* admin password

You may have to do a Factory reinstall of your system. If you can get in again . Try changing your password in the user account.Or just deleting it.
 

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A:Lost Admin Account

How about System Restore?
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/lost-admin-account.136184/
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A:Windows 8 admin/standard user access issues

It's in the NTFS permissions - - ever look / change those?
 

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A:Laptop not loading - 'no admin account'

To start with, either remove the hard drive and slave it to another computer to copy the data off of it
or, use a bootable drive to boot into another OS and then copy the data to an external drive (may require disabling SecureBoot and enabling legacy/CSM).
 
Once that's done, start with these free, bootable diagnostics:  http://www.carrona.org/initdiag.html
Again, you may have to disable SecureBoot and enable legacy/CSM in order to boot from the disks
For the hard drive diagnostics you'll have to either work on finding a bootable diagnostic for a USB drive - or test the drive when you slave it to a working computer.

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 Admin.zip   156.45KB
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A:Admin zip 0607

I have no clue at how this relates to what I've been helping with in a separate topic (or if it even relates to what I was doing).
Please post in the original topic so that we know what this is in reference to.
Thanks!

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Anyone ever seen a non-admin BSOD?
 

A:BSOD when logging in with no admin rights

I also forgot to mention that once I log on right after this user's unsuccessful attempt, I get a prompt that "there was an issue with winlogon.exe."
 

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A:SMTPBeamer Admin

Check the Internet Mail Options (where you enter your POP3/receiving info. Check in the Edit option for your ISP)
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A:No admin accounts?

You'd probably be better off wiping it and starting from scratch. Too much of a hassle just to get it working and you'd probably still have issues later on.
 

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A:Nice little Tip R.E. admin username

Create a new user in User Accounts in Control Panel called Mark (Administrator privlidged)
Log off, then log on to the new user - Mark

This will fix your documents folder to:C:\Documents and Settings\Mark\My Documents

The Windows registered owner can be changed by many tweak tools, or by the manual registry editing (Warning manually changeing/editing the original installed owner name can stop some programs from working or updating, including all Security updates (that have the original installation name attached)

I see "User" commonly on newly installed Windows computers. I've always preferred "WindowsXp" (no spaces) on an Xp install; and "Vista" on a Vista install.
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A:Palm PDA<->Outlook sync software that DOES NOT REQUIRE admin privileges

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A:Lost admin rights after virus infection.

Try performing an XP repair:
http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/How-to-repair-Windows-XP-t138.html
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/lost-admin-rights-after-virus-infection.92257/
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A:admin icon missing on welcome screen(xp)

Welcome to Techspot I hope you enjoy it here.
It sounds like you did not check the 'Users must enter a user name and passwrd to use this computer ' on the user accounts page for each user including Admin.
If this doesn't work there are other things that can affect this but I would need more info.
Remember the Admin user and user #1 can't have the same name
Tell us how it works out
 

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A:running a hidden Admin account on XP

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A:Unable to get back Admin Privilages

lookup taking posession of drive
Enthusiast here has a nice pictorial on it

Code:
http://homepage.ntlworld.com/judslat/rights/
credit to member Ididmyc600
 

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A:XP Pro admin password lost

The forums search feature is your friend. Please use it next time.

http://home.eunet.no/~pnordahl/ntpasswd/
 

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A:When installing Yahoo Messenger It tells me that im not admin...

Since you did not mention which OS that you are using, I am assuming that you are running Win XP Pro.

Being able to access everything doesn't necessarily means that you have administrative permission. Maybe you should just logon as the local administrator and install these software and then log back on as your normal self.

In addition, while you are logon as the local administrator, you can also give the local admin permission to your local account by following the procedure below:

1) Right click on "My Computer" icon on your desktop
2) Select "Manage" from the popup menu to launch "Computer Management"
3) Click on "+" next to the "Local Users and Groups" to expand it
4) Next click on "Groups"
5) Double-click on "Administrators" from the Right Panel
6) Click on "Add" button
7) Type in your local username and click "OK" a few times until you return back to "Computer Management"

That's all.

Hope that helps.

Regards,
SONG WS
 

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A:deleting admin password from corrupt drive

Welcome to TechSpot

You can take ownership of these files as follows:
Boot XP into Safe Mode (Press F8 a few times when starting up) as an administrator. Now use Explorer to go to the folders etc. on your old-drives, right-click them, select Properties, click the Security tab and click OK if a security message pops up. Click Advanced, then Owner tab. In the Name list select your (administrator's) name. Mark the Replace Owner on subcontainers and objects check box. Click OK, Yes and OK.

For taking ownership of files, rightclick them, Security tab, Advanced, Owner tab. In Name list select Administrator or Admin-group and click OK. Click Add and in the "Enter the object...list" type a user or group account or Administrator. Click OK. In the group or user name list, click the account you want (e.g. Administrator), then tick the check boxes for permissions, e.g. Full Control [Allow].
 

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I cannot log out at the ctrl,alt,del - the option is there but it just takes me back to the user desktop.

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A:XP Pro locked down to non-admin user

In Safe Mode, log in as Administrator and leave the password blank, unless you know the local administrator password set by the company.Make sure you change the Domain to (This Computer) If it asks for a password that you don't know, there is not much you can do.
If that works, you will be logged in as the Local Administrator and not the Domain Administrator. Here you can Right click My Computer/Properties/Computer Name/Change. Here, if you are part of a Domain, click the Radio button for Workgroup to leave the domain. You will have to log out and log in as the Local Administrator again. Once that is done, you can create a new user with admin rights for yourself and add your own password if you like.
If this all fails, your only recourse is to reinstall Windows from a Windows disc.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/xp-pro-locked-down-to-non-admin-user-926258.html
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A:Admin access from standard user for particular program

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http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f320/admin-access-from-standard-user-for-particular-program-993418.html
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A:C:\Users\Admin\AppData\Roaming\newnext.me\nengine. dll

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware
www.malwarebytes.org

Scan Date: 2/26/2015
Scan Time: 8:03:08 PM
Logfile: bites scan.txt
Administrator: Yes

Version: 2.00.4.1028
Malware Database: v2015.02.26.02
Rootkit Database: v2015.02.25.01
License: Trial
Malware Protection: Enabled
Malicious Website Protection: Enabled
Self-protection: Disabled

OS: Windows 7 Service Pack 1
CPU: x64
File System: NTFS
User: admin

Scan Type: Threat Scan
Result: Completed
Objects Scanned: 332982
Time Elapsed: 11 min, 4 sec

Memory: Enabled
Startup: Enabled
Filesystem: Enabled
Archives: Enabled
Rootkits: Disabled
Heuristics: Enabled
PUP: Enabled
PUM: Enabled

Processes: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Modules: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Values: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Data: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Folders: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Files: 3
PUP.Optional.MySearch.A, C:\Users\admin\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\qr44xpuw.default\user.js, Good: (), Bad: (user_pref("extensions.irmysearch.cd", "2XzuyEtN2Y1L1QzutAtDzzyD0AzytA0CyC0EtD0D0EyD0A0AtN0D0Tzu0SzzyCtBtN1L2XzutBtFtBtDtFzytFtBtN1L1CzutCyEtDtAtDyD1V1TtN1L1G1B1V1N2Y1L1Qzu2StDyByE0FyEyD0DtCtGyB0EtAtDtGyE0E0AyEtG0E0A0BtBtGyD0CtDtAyDzz0CyCtCtDtByB2QtN1M1F1B2Z1V1N2Y1L1Qzu2SyEtB0E0CzyzyyB0DtGtC0ByBtDtG0A0CtDyCtGtDzyyBtAtGtAzz0CyCtAtBtByEtDyD0B0B2Q"), Replaced,[fd0d68bb503a84b233f9f11d54b22ed2]
PUP.Optional.MySearch.A, C:\Users\admin\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\qr44xpuw.default\user.js, Good: (), Bad: (tD0D0EyD0A0AtN0D0Tzu0SzzyCtBtN1L2XzutBtFtBtDtFzytFtB), Replaced,[c64476ad47431e18ba72ff0fbf4709f7]
PUP.Optional.MySearch.A, C:\Users\admin\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\qr44xpuw.default\user.js, Good: (), Bad: (che.mtokenizing.time", 2250000);
user_pref("content.not), Replaced,[60aaef34ef9b47efc16b709e58ae857b]

Physical Sectors: 0
(No malicious items detected)
 

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I bet this is what you are looking for

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Quote: Originally Posted by dragonx


i want to disable this feature as i found a way to bypass my internet filter but i dnt want to be tempted to bypass it again i put it on myself but is there anyway to disableaccess to it via the registry or anything please help


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I have a emachine desktop pc with Windows 7 Home Premium operating system in my home that I purchased new in 2010. There a two accounts setup on it as well as the admin account for a total of 3 accounts. I am locked out of the admin account. Click to expand...

Who originally set up that computer?

Has it been in use since 2010?

How are you trying to access the administrator account?

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/locked-out-of-admin-account.1148994/
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A:Access to shares using account Admin instead Administrator does not work

Hi Biker, 
Thank you for your question. 
For troubleshooting, we could do the following steps: 

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If there are any questions regarding this issue, please be free to let me know. 
Best Regard, 
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Hi all
 
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Have You taken ownership of them?
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Take Ownership of a File or Folder
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A:Signed as admin - Windows 8 - but forgotten password.

See info here:  I Forgot My Windows 8 Password! What Are My Options?

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/525444/signed-as-admin-windows-8-but-forgotten-password/
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I am trying to edit my hosts file.  I right-click, and make sure that my user account can edit the file.  when I make changes to the file, and attempt to save it, it says that I need to save it as something else.  How can I fix this?

A:editing hosts file as admin

If you are using Notepad to edit, open Notepad with elevated permissions, then open the hosts file, perform the edits you want and then save.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/524303/editing-hosts-file-as-admin/
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Hello! As the title says I can't do anything that requires admin privileges on my computer whether it's running a program as admin or deactivting my firewall/antivirus etc etc. Whenever I try to deactivate my firewall/antivirus nothing happens, and when I try to run a program as admin I end up with a window giving me an error message (I'll add a picture of it). So if anyone has got a clue on how to fix this then please help me, I would appreciate it so much!
 
EDIT: It's exactly the same error for every program that I try to run. The only thing that isn't the same is the file path shown, it shows the program that I'm trying to run.

A:Can't do anything that requires admin privileges!

Hi Joelmosen First of all, I want to give you a warning about one program you have on your desktop, ComboFix. ComboFix is a very powerful reporting and scripting tool that was developped by sUBs, used by members of the malware removal team here on BleepingComputer (and also on other forums). This tool can easily break a Windows installation if poorly and/or wrongly used. It can make the whole system unbootable and also delete everything present on your drives (leaving you with close to no chance of recovery) or damage your Windows installation so badly that you would be forced to reinstall it. Therefore, you should not be using ComboFix unless you are in one of the two situation listed below:You have been trained in an online malware removal forum to use ComboFix;You are using it under the supervision and instructions of a trained malware removal professional on BleepingComputer or another recognized malware removal forum (UNITE forums for example);If you already ran ComboFix on your system and need assistance with the log, you will have to post a thread in the Virus, Trojan, Spyware, and Malware Removal Logs section of BleepingComputer, where a trained helper will assist you.If you have any questions or concerns about ComboFix, quietman7 wrote a FAQ on it and you'll find all your answers in it.ComboFix usage, Questions, Help? - Look hereAlso be aware that BleepingComputer doesn't provide any advice on how to use ComboFix on your own, due to the nature of the tool and how dangerous it can be when used without supervision or proper training.Is the error message the same for every programs you right-click on and select Run as Administrator? Did you ever run ComboFix on your own on your system?On a side note, that version of AdwCleaner is outdated.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/576470/cant-do-anything-that-requires-admin-privileges/
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Thanks.

A:Temporary admin rights/privilege

Take a look at Software Restrictions Policy. Available on Windows 7 Pro but not Home.
 
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh994606.aspx
 
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/itmanagement/ff765027.aspx
 
http://www.mcmcse.com/microsoft/guides/70-680/application_restrictions.shtml 
 
In the above link check Applocker. 
 
 

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/562253/temporary-admin-rightsprivilege/
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A:I cant change the settings in the User Account for Admin

It sounds like you have infected your machine with malware. It is highly inadvisable to use keygens.
 
I suggest you follow this guide to create a malware removal thread.
 
TsVk!

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/560229/i-cant-change-the-settings-in-the-user-account-for-admin/
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Hi
I wondered whether anyone could help. I have lost the parental admin password for my daughter's laptop, silly I know. Is there anyway of changing it as I have completely forgotten it and there is no access to internet on the laptop. It is a samsung windows 7 starter 2009 service pack 1 32 OS.
Many Thanks   

A:lost windows 7 admin password how to recover

Look into the utilman.exe trick.  http://bit.ly/1vvXBOx
 
Best answer Ive found is this one (says Windows Server, but it works on all modern Windows): http://sysadminstricks.com/tricks/windows-tricks/how-to-reset-administrator-password-on-windows-with-installation-media.html

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/558742/lost-windows-7-admin-password-how-to-recover/