NIS, can't log in as an administrator

By dano76
Apr 20, 2006
  1. I have nis on my system, i want to get rid of it, when i try unistall the software it say i do not have admisitrative rights and must lon on as a admin, when i go to do this i'm unable to think of any password that would log me in as an admin. this is my computer, i'm the only one who uses it, i intalled nis i think, or maybe it came with win xp. any thoughts would be great. thanks dano
  2. RealBlackStuff

    RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Posts: 6,503

    Log off from your normal user and log in as Administrator with a blank password field.
    You could also try passwords such as (mind the capitals): password, Password, admin, Admin.

    Furthermore, Symantec has an uninstall-program on its website.
    If your system is relatively new and 'lean', it might be faster to safe your user-data, wipe the harddisk and reinstall from scratch.
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