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Old 08-05-2010, 08:38 PM   #1
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I attempted to log on to my microsoft windows xp. Than this message appeared stating that " my account was locked out" how do i access my computer?



Help? :(

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Old 08-05-2010, 08:41 PM   #2
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See if you can login as administrator.

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yeess yess. serveral times. ive try accessing the adminstrator, but i have no idea how to do that
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do you know how to log in as a adminstrator ?
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Old 08-05-2010, 09:07 PM   #5
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It's different for xp home and xp pro but a google search will tell you how
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Another option you can try, while fighting with the locked-out account, is to boot to Safe Mode, and start a new account and use it to troubleshoot the problem.
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Locked out account? Hmm...haven't really encountered this issue on stand-alone systems, only those that have joined a domain. Interesting...
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Sorry, we are not going to help with password avoidence . . pleas read our rules, a link to them is at the top of erery page.

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