Originally posted by brady
rename your local profile (while logged in with Administrator).
ex: c:\Documents and Settings\user.name <---------- rename to:
c:\Documents and Settings\user.name.OLD.BROKEN
Then once you have rebooted and logged back in normally to your "new local profile"
Copy over your "Desktop and Favorites" folder from the old "renamed" profile.
When XP starts it does not give me the option to log in as admin or owner.
It always logs me on as owner.
Originally posted by jcortes
Open regedit (Start, Run, type regedit, OK) and go to:
There should be a string called "shell" with the following value:
This string controls the default shell when Windows starts.
Then go to:
There should be another string called "shell" with the following value:
donno if that will help but thats all i can think of.
Everything you mentioned is there.