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Old 12-21-2006, 07:07 PM   #1 (permalink)
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hi guys, slight problem with a mates laptop. when ctrl+alt+del is pressed to bring up task manager i get "task manager has been disabled by your administrator." now i think ive read before somewhere that there is something you press on boot (i think its a 'f' button) that shows the administrator on the login screen.

anyone know what it is??

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Old 12-21-2006, 07:12 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Is this XP home or pro?
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oops sorry: home edition service pack one

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Old 12-21-2006, 08:14 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Now dont quote me, but I believe the only way to access the admin account on a Windows XP home version is through safe mode. Not like with XP Pro where you can get it by hitting the CTRL-ALT-DLT combo.
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ok thanks, i will try hitting f8 on boot then. i will do it tomorrow as it s 1.40 in the morning on this side of the lake!

man i should sleep!!


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