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Control Panel->User Accounts->Change the Way Users Log On/Off #2 Crusty, Mar 27, 2004 silentak Member Joined: May 24, 2003 Messages: 177 Likes Received: 0 Awesome. This also works for Windows XP and 2003 in case you prefer to click the shortcut instead of using the KB shortcut. Database administrator? You’ll have a variety of options available to enable or disable nearly every aspect of the look and function of Windows XP Professional. his comment is here

You should start with the variety of options under User Configuration – Administrative Templates – Start Menu and Taskbar. Then he would log in as adminstrator which gave him access to change the user's password. I have a HP Pavilion a6403w solved Need Help Recovering Windows XP Need Backup Program For XP solved Hyper V Windows XP Need SP3 Need correct driver for toshiba satellite for Co-authors: 13 Updated: Views:32,340 Quick Tips Related ArticlesHow to Alter MS Windows XP Audio FilesHow to Alter Startup Programs in Windows XPHow to Change the Default Photo Display Program in Windows

Hope this helps :) Regards Log In or Register to post comments Tory Gilbert (not verified) on Mar 1, 2004 This only works if you are connected to a domain. User Configuration – Administrative Templates – Control Panel – Display: Prevent Changing Wallpaper – Enable this option so that the user can’t change the wallpaper. Flag Permalink This was helpful (1) Collapse - Won't work by Jimmy Greystone / April 20, 2014 9:45 AM PDT In reply to: odd thought Won't work. close WindowsWindows 10 Windows Server 2016 Windows Server 2012 Windows Server 2008 Windows Server 2003 Windows 8 Windows 7 Windows Vista Windows XP Exchange ServerExchange Server 2013 Exchange Server 2010 Exchange

No. This is especially helpful in public access areas where you never know who might be using the computer and what they try to do with it. The click "disable accout" (i thinkit says this). Yes No Thanks for letting us know.

Byeeeeeeeeee Report reddragon- Dec 13, 2009 at 03:27 AM do you solve your problem I will help but give me the specs of your laptop to know the process to follow Great fun. The other is a roaming profile that is very similar to the "online" profiles in Windows 8. Yes No Cookies make wikiHow better.

Community Sponsors Advertisement WindowsITPro.com Windows Exchange Server SharePoint Virtualization Cloud Systems Management Site Features Contact Us Awards Community Sponsors Media Center RSS Sitemap Site Archive View Mobile Site Penton Privacy Policy Even safe mode won't get around it.I appreciate your time, thank you.Bev"Matt Gibson" wrote:> XP Pro or XP Home?> > How is the person getting around the login process?> > Matt If lock and key isn'tpossible, you can at least:a) Go into the BIOS and change the boot order so the machine only bootsfrom the hard drive;b) Set a BIOS password so Close out everything and Restart to normal.

then u have 1 option to remove password repair option.. All you have to do is use the built-in tool to Windows to remove all the credentials stored on the system and then log back in to create a fresh set, Make sure that you have an offline backup of the key though.Do let us know if this helps. Although it’s not entirely necessary, I prefer to refresh the user profile when a new computer is installed, just to keep everything fresh.

JoinAFCOMfor the best data centerinsights. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Different kind of domain by Jimmy Greystone / April 20, 2014 1:08 PM PDT In reply to: If he has the second type For those operating on Windows versions prior to XP and 2003, here's what I normally do: (1.) Windows 9.x & ME: Set your screen saver to "Blank Screen" and enable password The Windows logo key is the key on the standard Windows keyboard between the Ctrl and Alt keys.

I switched from company domain to 'home' domain and now my user name and password do not work.....and it's a holiday weekend. check it out - http://www.horizondatasys.com/en/Windows_XP_lockdown.ihtml Ask a new question Read More Computers Windows XP Related Resources I need Windows XP Satellite M115-S3094 solved In need of a hardware config that supports Similar Threads - CTRL Lock Computer Forum Date How to stop Windows 7 Ctrl+Alt+I typing í Operating Systems Oct 8, 2015 Windows 10: Crashed applications - Cannot CTRL + ALT + weblink If the OP is really lucky, they never wiped out the recovery partition for the unit and it can be restored back to factory spec so that the OP needn't involve

I still have the same internet connection here at the house. (wireless) Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - what happens when you try to change it back? Stay logged in Sign up now! I have a password set on the computer.Click to expand...

Log In or Register to post comments KBemowski on Aug 26, 2009 Unfortunately, as Tory Gilbert mentioned above, this shortcut doesn't work with the Home Edition of Windows XP.

Thanks for reading Windows IT Pro! View answer Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: Locked out of Win XP Pro The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - If he has the second type by James Denison / April 20, 2014 10:55 AM PDT In reply to: Not to get too Operating Systems Aug 16, 2005 W2k: How do I permanently move the ctrl-alt-del lock window?

Just incase the physical key is malfunctioning? 0 Tabasco OP AEisen Dec 9, 2010 at 10:23 UTC Yes I did I tried rebooting the computer after putting the Discussion in 'Operating Systems' started by silentak, Mar 27, 2004. We have set up a user account with a password, but the person > > we> > are trying to keep off the computer knows how to get around the login trevor brandJun 5, 2014, 5:41 PM Hey guys, I came across a way to lock down your PC with an instant recovery software that is going to be freeware for XP

They may have certain ports blocked, especially mail ports, and there's the increase of bandwidth that will happen and draw their attention to you running an unapproved server on their system. This will allow you to set custom wallpaper, prevent users from saving to the desktop, and more. Add Cancel × Insert code Language Apache AppleScript Awk BASH Batchfile C C++ C# CSS ERB HTML Java JavaScript Lua ObjectiveC PHP Perl Text Powershell Python R Ruby Sass Scala SQL Home About wikiHow Jobs Terms of Use RSS Site map Log In Mobile view All text shared under a Creative Commons License.

From a 5.8-inch OLED display, reports of wireless charging and even a 3D scanner for facial recognition, it's all here. Thanks guys! #5 silentak, Mar 27, 2004 (You must log in or sign up to post here.) Show Ignored Content Your name or email address: Do you already have an This is a simple way to secure your PC from other users when your computer is started and you have to step away. Below you will find some of my recommended settings.

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