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Old 09-18-2008
samo77 samo77 is offline
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hi there, my cousin aged 10 decided to put time restrictions on the computer, on the admins user account, i don't see how this is possible but he has, i have tried almost everything to get past this but no joy. i have tried using the cmd promt thing and it will not let me change any passwords etc due to the fact that i can't log on as the administrator.
any help would be much appreciated
sam.

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Old 09-18-2008
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This may work:
Boot in Safe Mode (tap F8 when you switch on) and at the command prompt type ‘net user Administrator /active:yes’ (not the quotes but the 3 spaces) and press Enter. You should now be able to change the restriction once you have logged on as the true administrator.

You may have to reboot for the True Administrator account to show on the Welcome screen. Ensure you have at least one other user account otherwise you may lock yourself out. To disable the account retype the command but change yes to no.

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