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RE: Help!! // How to find out admin password on Windows XP
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This may sound stupid, but why not simply explain to you mom why you want access to the PC? After reading this thread (and others from before) I get the gut feeling that your mom has big reasons to restrict your access and that she has big reasons for not trusting you or whatever.

Doing all this stuff will not do you any good in the long run, as she will find out about it and she will not be happy. Then what? Grounded? No computer for a long time?

Talk to you mom about it all... Say you need a PC for homework and don't wanna mess up her computer (as you like to "experiment" also). If you're lucky (and behave :p) you maybe can even get your own computer in the end which you could mess with. Afterall, it's the holiday season...
I tried and she has agreed that i can have power user priviliges.
But the problem is that I can;t get power users up :@
Im using xp home

Why does she even know what Power User privliges are? Why not just ask her to make you an Administrator? There are two buttons, and those are the only buttons she needs to know about.
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12-28-2005 06:00 PM
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RE: Help!! // How to find out admin password on Windows XP
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Why does she even know what Power User privliges are? Why not just ask her to make you an Administrator? There are two buttons, and those are the only buttons she needs to know about.
I thought i was the only one who thought that your mom knowing what power users are is odd O.o
I think his mom is a big time user :p
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RE: Help!! // How to find out admin password on Windows XP
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Why does she even know what Power User privliges are? Why not just ask her to make you an Administrator? There are two buttons, and those are the only buttons she needs to know about.
I thought i was the only one who thought that your mom knowing what power users are is odd O.o
I think his mom is a big time user :p

Then she would know Power User is useless...
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RE: Help!! // How to find out admin password on Windows XP
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Then she would know Power User is useless...
She obviously had a look at the administrative tools option (or heard about it somewhere)
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O.P. RE: Help!! // How to find out admin password on Windows XP
My mum knows a lot about pc's she builds them and makes prgrams.
She's not to good on xp and I always get round her in the end :P Because she gets bored of checking on me.
Power users do not work on xp home as i have tried.
Power users you can't edit system thing (much) which she doesnt want me to do

Ok I have a question, There must be away to hide a user account from the control panel because how would they hide the Hidden Administrater?? So would you guys help me hide it from Control Panel>User accounts.
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RE: Help!! // How to find out admin password on Windows XP
I found this on google, hope it works. BTW, review the file for dodgy functionality...
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From http://www.dougknox.com/xp/scripts_desc/xp_hide_users.htm
This VB Script will allow you to hide users on the Welcome screen.

To use: Download the xp_hide_users.vbs file and save it to your hard drive (you may want to right click and use Save Target As). Double-click the xp_hide_users.vbs file.  You will be prompted when the script is done.

If you hide an account, you can access it from the Welcome screen by pressing CTRL-ALT-DEL twice.  You'll get the older style logon dialog.  Type in the username and password.

To unhide a user, and make them show up on the Welcome Screen, download this script.
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Yeah, "large dimensions" ;)

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I have alreay hidden it ;) I want to hide it from here...
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I want an account hidden from there!!

Thanks for trying though!

EDIT: I've used that before and it works like a charm.

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RE: Help!! // How to find out admin password on Windows XP
The solution to your problem is in psychology rather than technology.

Instead of hacking your mom or begging for administrator privileges "just because", find some software that 1)won't run otherwise and 2)your mother would be inclined to let you run.  She will probably give up when faced with that.

It will be most effective if the program in question is needed for school work, or money has already been spent on it (e.g. get her permission to buy a game).
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Sorry for reviving such a old thread but just thought I'd let  you know i got past it so easily by safe mode [Image: msn_tongue.gif]
It's really wierd  though I've  hidden  my accounts so well that I can't access  then anyway apart from going onto the actual account [Image: msn_tongue.gif] Problem is it got converted to Guest account :?:
And there's no way of converting it back
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do need to be an admin?

beacause i  cant logg in there just to the user that has an limited account :S
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