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I used the "control userpasswords2" screen rather than the standard User Accounts control panel provided with XP Home.I immediately received an error message, stating something like "this account type cannot be Protecting System and Data Via NTBackup Backup w/ Wizard Backup w/ Adv. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - I know a way!!! If you need full User Management, then the XP Home Edition is not a good choice, you will need to use the XP Professional Edition. navigate here

and click the Add button. 3. Copyright © 2014, TechGenix Ltd. If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Back up your system.Then go to Control Panel > User accountsmake sure you are logged on with admin privelegesDelete what should not be there rayboboJan 27, 2012, 5:08 PM ksiemb said:

That makes eight (8) folders under D&S. Change password on the "hidden" Administrator account. Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: Missing account in XP Home User Accounts This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff.

Which is better? Select in the Control-Panel : "User Accounts" All Usernames defined during the installation of Windows XP are by default generated as "Computer Administrator", while when you create a new User Account If they did, it would be a piece of cake for sure. Can't find anything about this on Microsoft Knowledge Base, or the web in general.

In can understand two or three (with Windows creating an Administrator and Owner Account). Note the Power Users group are not supported by WinXP Home, so one should not try to assign such privileges to an existing account, or else errors like these will appear: Ctr. Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: Missing account in XP Home User Accounts The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.

Click File -> Save to save the new console. As always, I strongly suggest you read about any update prior to installation, especially updates carrying a less than 'Critical' rating, and have a current system and data backup available in Can't find your answer ? Scroll down until you find Local Users and Groups and click the Add button. 4.

Windows ME Windows 98 Windows 95 Windows 3.x MS-DOS Step-By-Step Network Basics Trouble Shooting Exchange Server e-Mail Security e-Mail Spam ISA-Server Server Software Windows Security Featured Product Network Addons I did recently get a virus (research revealed it was a very common & sinister one), and had to reinstall Windows XP home. Symantec Security Checkhttp://security.symantec.com/sscv6/home.asp?langid=ie&venid=sym&plfid=23&pkj=XFMGRHYTINMHDKDCWLL File Shredderhttp://www.fileshredder.org/Best Free Rootkit Scanner and Removerhttp://www.techsupportalert.com/best-free-rootkit-scanner-remover.htm#Avast-Anti-Rootkit rayboboJan 28, 2012, 7:01 AM Thanks. With this knowledge, I was able to find files I thought were lost in the re-installation.

Ask ! check over here I checked in the Control-Panel in "Administrative Tools" - "Computer Management" : no advanced User Management as on XP Professional (and also in Windows 2000). In the "Advance" Tab, check the check box that says"Require users to press Ctrl-Alt-Delete"4. The folders are:Administrator; Administrator Only; All Users; All Users.Windows; Default User; Default User.Windows; Guest; Owner (besides the one I created at install).

Login in to missing user profile by typing in the username and password. Where did they all come from? From a 5.8-inch OLED display, reports of wireless charging and even a 3D scanner for facial recognition, it's all here. http://comvurgent.com/xp-home/xp-home-limited-user-problems.html Mode Windows Update Catalog Windows Update Catalog offers centralized XP and .NET Critical Updates, Service Pack, and Hardware Driver Downloads Automatic Update XP Power Toys Power Toys Download

Can I delete any of these without disrupting the Registry? Important : While username are not case-sensitive, passwords are case-sensitive ! In the Control-Panel, select the Network Connection icon: (or right-click "My Network Places" on the desktop and select Properties) A Warning is displayed and when checking the Properties of a Network

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Log in as the Administrator3. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Here's some more information.... Using the XP Home User Accounts control panel, I turned off the Welcome Screen; user login now uses the oldskool screen within which you have to enter the user account name Sign In Sign Up Home Forums Browse Back Browse Forums Rules Donation Activity Back Activity Unread Content Content I Started My Activity Streams All Activity Search Leaderboard Subscription Back Subscription Orders

More resources See also Windows XP Home hidden accounts Managing User accounts solved Windows XP User Account Problem Error 54 in Windows XP in users accounts HELP on XP Home version!! Click Advanced tab6. Please try the request again. weblink That is, it creates three user accounts: Administrator, All Users, and another that may be named Default User (or something similar).

My daughter's account is no longer visible in either of the account management control panels, and is also no longer visible in the Welcome Screen. You can change the type of an Account for a selected user/account : use the link to : "Change the account type" : allowing to change a "limited" account to a raybobo said: Still, I wonder if the older ones can be safely deleted. Perhaps Dell did; perhaps the initial installation of Windows did, but there is no such folder on my other two machines (desktop and laptop).

Double click the value you just created and set it to 1..10. Type "control userpasswords2" (without quotes)5. Please try again now or at a later time. It's easy!

Stay in the Admin account - Go to Control panel/Users12. by srsinger / May 21, 2006 3:17 PM PDT In reply to: Missing account in XP Home User Accounts Thanks to the page http://www.ss64.com/nt/net_useradmin.html, I tried the following commands regarding the