Never seen logon screen like this

By joeroni
Nov 26, 2009
  1. Bought 2 laptops both D620. As they said admin not set, system pw not set, Hdd pw not set. I asked before I bought them. And checked bios. But when I boot up, it goes to XP logon screen and it says "insert card or press ctr/ alt/ del. then has two users but needs passwords. I never seen this kind of logon before. Regular password checkers like on herins wont work. Is this just a program installed into windows. Am I ok to try fresh install of xp. Must I reinstall XP.
  2. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,523

    After pressing ctr/ alt/ del (you may need to do this twice to get to the logon screen)
    Type in : Administrator
    Does that get you in?
    If not try Safe Mode (F8, before Windows starts up)

    If so, create a new account, then log off, and log into that one

    Or re-install Windows clean (preferred)
  3. joeroni

    joeroni TS Rookie Topic Starter

    yes thx I can get into Administrator and safe mode. Im going to backup all drivers and fresh install.
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