Re: Administrator setting

From: marquette.hockey (marquettehockey_at_discussions.microsoft.com)
Date: 05/18/05


Date: Tue, 17 May 2005 15:29:55 -0700

Andy,

Yes, I was orginally the ADMIN of this computer but i somehow changed
something to change my status to not being the admin...
How do I reset the password?

"andy smart" wrote:

> marquette.hockey wrote:
> > I am using a laptop that used to be my fathers business computer given to him
> > by his company. I accidentaly changed a setting which changed it so I am not
> > an administrator. Therefore, whenever I try to download a program it says I
> > do not have permission to download this program. Also, I dont know the
> > password to change it so I am an administrator. Any advice
>
> Did you used to log in as 'administrator'? If not then ask the person
> who does to make you one - if you did then the Internet is full of
> possible solutions for password resetting.
>
> If on the other hand you only want to hack your dad's work computer then
> remember that you are going to get caught as resetting the administrator
> password will show up later.....
>