The way it works now: When I restart the PC, I'm shown two user account boxes, with their respective icons, and I'm given choice which account to log on to. Login now. You will want to rename the account you want to delete, this will allow you to be sure this is the account you want to delete. Windows will not allow you to create a NEW account using the same name as an existing account. navigate here
Guest, Mar 3, 2007 #3 Guest Guest "Gary" wrote: > We accidentally deleted a user account through the Control Panel. These disabled accounts can only be accessed in the Local Users and Groups window. Anthony, Feb 26, 2004, in forum: Windows XP Security Replies: 2 Views: 247 Ron Bernier Feb 26, 2004 Restoring user account Neil Williams, Mar 6, 2004, in forum: Windows XP Security Reboot in safe mode and choose the admin account.
I deleted my own user account I just got a new laptop but my user account folder is missin in the local driv User Account Names Change user account names and b. From a 5.8-inch OLED display, reports of wireless charging and even a 3D scanner for facial recognition, it's all here. PC Review Home Newsgroups > Windows XP > Windows XP Security > Home Home Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Articles Articles Quick
Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion Finally, special chapters are dedicated to standard rituals of Windows life: troubleshooting, installation, and upgrading. Please help! I am aware that you can't use the same name again.
If his account is gone i don't know you can restore the account.. You might try using System Restore before these files roll over and it's gone for good. Register now! Please type a different name." There will be no need to change the name using the method you describe.
The book begins at the beginning: with a tour of the Desktop, the new, two-column Start menu, and instructions for customizing the Taskbar and toolbars. When the Accounts: Rename Administrator Account Properties dialog box appears, type a new name in the text box, and click OK. TechSpot Account Sign up for free, it takes 30 seconds. Sep 18, 2010 #4 jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,782 +697 when deleting accounts, there are two options delete the login account delete or keep the account files if (2) was
Such accounts do not appear in the User Accounts or at the Welcome Screen. Hope I'm wrong. If you are logged into the account you want to delete and go to User Accounts there is no option to delete. d.The user account which is marked as active is the one currently logged in.
InWindows XP Home Edition: The Missing Manual, New York Times technology columnist (and Missing Manual series creator) David Pogue provides the friendly, authoritative book that should have been in the box. check over here Member Login Remember Me Forgot your password? Family and loved ones will always be a priority in my daily life. I will try your method first, but in the future My Documents and Settings will be copied onto another drive.Thanks.
I can retreive the files etc stored in the 'my documents' folder as that folder is still available in 'Documents & Settings' I realy want to log in to my old Enter Your Email Here to Get Access for Free:Go check your email! by Steven Haninger / November 4, 2003 9:12 AM PST In reply to: XP Home; User Account Deleted needs retrieving, HELP! his comment is here If you ever lose the Full Control permission for this folder, you may find that your files are missing or face various other problems.
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Discussions cover Windows 2003 Server, Windows installation, adding and removing programs, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, and other OS-related questions.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion XP Home; User Account Deleted needs retrieving, Double-click the user name. You won't get a progress bar and you might think nothing is happening. weblink I made it an admin account, then deleted my other user account which was also an admin account.
Is there a way? 2 answers Last reply Jun 2, 2012 More about recover deleted user account home Saga LoutApr 7, 2010, 2:08 PM derekxsmith said: I seem to have lost Main Sections Technology News Reviews Features Product Finder Downloads Drivers Community TechSpot Forums Today's Posts Ask a Question News & Comments Useful Resources Best of the Best Must Reads Trending Now In keeping with the high standards of the Missing Manual line, the book features superb writing, special features for both absolute novices and power users, and complete coverage. Transfer from original user account to new account Deleted User/Admin Account Can't create a new user account (xp won't let me) Help!
c. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to Windows Legacy OS forum 7 total posts Popular Forums icon Computer Help 51,912 discussions icon Computer Newbies 10,498 discussions icon Laptops 20,411 discussions Titles in the series include Mac OS X, Windows XP, iPod, Microsoft Office, iPhoto, Dreamweaver, iMovie 2, and many others. I no longer use the original account.
When you created a new account with admin privileges the default account is automatically hidden. But we can't seem to find them. Thanks, Gary "Dragos CAMARA" wrote: > hi, > you can try a system restore if you have a recent restoration point, or you > can copy from c:\documents and settings\username\favorites but To unhide the account, simply delete the registry key that you created.
So I do have them. c.