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Lost Admin Account

By itnewbee
Oct 13, 2009
  1. I’m working on a PC running XP pro that had an Admin account on it. I wanted to add another user and was not able to. The PC was on a net work now it’s off the network and in a workgroup. When I was not able to add a user I switched the work group to a different workgroup. Added my new user, in doing that I got an error saying something about enable sharing files. I enabled or disabled can’t remember. At that point I was able to add my user. After I rebooted I no longer had the admin account and the desktop came up with a new screen saver. I did not delete anything. I need some advise to get the admin account back. Thanks!
     
  2. WinXPert

    WinXPert TS Guru Posts: 445

    How about System Restore?
     
  3. itnewbee

    itnewbee TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 42

    I guess thats one route. Might use that as my last resrot. Thanks for the help. I would also like to knwo what would cause that. All I did was add a user.
     
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