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    Solved Magic. It works fine now. Thank you so much...

    Magic. It works fine now.

    Thank you so much again. You've been very helpful in the past too.

    Your patience is remarkable.
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    Solved 239783

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    Solved Sorry, I am completely confused. Would it be...

    Sorry, I am completely confused.

    Would it be quicker to reset the OS again?
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    Solved I've changed my Microsoft username again and...

    I've changed my Microsoft username again and signed in ok with that.

    In netplwiz my username is my email address so the state of the tick box is, as far as I can see, irrelevant. Or am I...
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    Solved Ok Shawn, I've changed my Microsoft account...

    Ok Shawn, I've changed my Microsoft account number.

    What is next step I should take?
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    Solved Sorry, I don't remember. Where would I find it?

    Sorry, I don't remember. Where would I find it?
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    Solved Yes I still do. I took some photos of the...

    Yes I still do.

    I took some photos of the screens. The pictures are crap. God knows why.

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    Solved But I didn't have to enter a password. It was...

    But I didn't have to enter a password. It was the first screen which opened after restarting the PC.

    I've just noticed something. My name in the window via netplwiz and that in...
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    Solved I have done both of those Shawn. After this...

    I have done both of those Shawn.

    After this restart the first screen had my name under the giant funny "person" icon.

    Beneath my name there was "The username or password is incorrect. Try...
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    Solved After resetting the OS I am confronted with the lock screen again.

    I had the machine set up so that the system bypassed all that nonsense and booted straight to the desktop.

    I went to netplwiz and unticked the box to (theoretically) be able to bypass signing in....
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    Solved They seem ok now Shawn, thank you.

    They seem ok now Shawn, thank you.
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    Solved No. My default browser is Google. I have no...

    No. My default browser is Google. I have no shortcuts to Firefox.
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    Solved Although that works Shawn, it doesn't really...

    Although that works Shawn, it doesn't really help.

    Some of the desktop shortcuts work, some of them just open up the Google browser. There's no consistency.

    I'm sure there's something wrong...
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    Solved Desktop shortcuts to web sites no longer work.

    I have several of these shortcuts created in the Google browser, one to Ten forums, a couple to my email accounts, etc.

    A couple of days ago they stopped working. They just open the browser, so...
  15. Thread: How to avoid having to log in with passord or p.i.n. ? by Syncopator
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
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    Solved I'm pleased to say that it's fine, so I will mark...

    I'm pleased to say that it's fine, so I will mark the thread as solved.
  16. Thread: How to avoid having to log in with passord or p.i.n. ? by Syncopator
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
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    Solved Done it. Switched off, waited a bit,...

    Done it.

    Switched off, waited a bit, switched on. First thing on the screen after the normal Dell stuff was the Administrator welcome :D After a few moments the desktop opened.

    I will wait...
  17. Thread: How to avoid having to log in with passord or p.i.n. ? by Syncopator
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
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    Solved That sounds good Shawn. I'll do that.

    That sounds good Shawn. I'll do that.
  18. Thread: How to avoid having to log in with passord or p.i.n. ? by Syncopator
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
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    Solved Yes, But to do so I have to tick the "Users must...

    Yes, But to do so I have to tick the "Users must enter a username ...." box first or I can't highlight the other username.

    If I highlight it, then the Remove button becomes active. I haven't...
  19. Thread: How to avoid having to log in with passord or p.i.n. ? by Syncopator
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
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    Solved Yes Shawn, I did. However, netplwiz keeps...

    Yes Shawn, I did.

    However, netplwiz keeps showing two accounts;

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    User accounts shows only one;

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  20. Thread: How to avoid having to log in with passord or p.i.n. ? by Syncopator
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
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    Solved I tried to make a video of the startup sequence...

    I tried to make a video of the startup sequence but the result is not satisfactory. So I took some still shots.

    They might make it easier to understand what I said in my last post.



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  21. Thread: How to avoid having to log in with passord or p.i.n. ? by Syncopator
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
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    Solved Since the admin account was giving the least...

    Since the admin account was giving the least trouble I decided to delete my user account.

    In the C/users file there are two accounts, Administrator and Public. (looks promising)

    In...
  22. Thread: How to avoid having to log in with passord or p.i.n. ? by Syncopator
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
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    Solved Just thinking, is there any good reason why I...

    Just thinking, is there any good reason why I shouldn't keep using the Admin account instead of struggling to get a normal one?
  23. Thread: How to avoid having to log in with passord or p.i.n. ? by Syncopator
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
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    Solved Thank you again Brink...

    Thank you again Brink

    This must be getting rather tedious for you. I'm afraid that my short term memory is getting worse by the day. Very annoying.
  24. Thread: How to avoid having to log in with passord or p.i.n. ? by Syncopator
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
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    Solved I don't believe this ... I've looked around the...

    I don't believe this ... I've looked around the control panel and haven't yet found out where/how I can create another Microsoft, or any other account.

    Oh, what is the difference between a...
  25. Thread: How to avoid having to log in with passord or p.i.n. ? by Syncopator
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
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    Solved I keep coming up against the necessity to enter...

    I keep coming up against the necessity to enter my Microsoft user name and password..

    I think I mentioned before, my user name was intended to be my email address but I spelt it wrongly. That's...
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