i cannot log in to my pc it requires password

March 14, 2011 at 05:03:01
Specs: Windows XP
i cannot open my computer it requires password log in message appear on screen.though it dont need password before.do i need to reformat it?

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March 14, 2011 at 06:19:54
Try pressing Ctrl-Alt-Del keys sequence together twice, and you will be shown a Log On to Windows menu which you can specify User Name and Password. In the User Name text box, key in “Administrator” (without quote) and leave the Password field blank. Then press Enter or click on OK.

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March 14, 2011 at 08:24:38
do i need to reformat it?

No, just tap f8 on bootup and select safe mode. Go to control panel and select user accounts.
You will see a password protected user in there that was installed with an auto-update with I think frame network or machine user...it's been awhile since I fixed this, sorry, I'm doing it from memory. If you get stumped on that USERNAME, post back the username that is password protected and I'll verify the removal.

Just delete that account and then reboot. It will not ask you for your login again. Good luck

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