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  1. Thread: Trouble signing into Windows 10 - Forgot password by larry
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 1 Views 1,807

    Hi katieH84! There are many third-party Live CDs...

    Hi katieH84! There are many third-party Live CDs that can be used to recover or remove a forgotten password in Windows:
    How to Recover Passwords for Windows PCs Using Ophcrack Null Byte
    Reset Lost...
  2. Thread: Add Guest Account by larry
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 7 Views 18,826

    Hi StephanP! The "HomeUsers" group should be...

    Hi StephanP! The "HomeUsers" group should be equal to the "Users" group in your case. If you want to set "Visitor" as a guest account, you should remove it from any other groups, except "Guests".
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    The automatic repair loop might be caused by the...

    The automatic repair loop might be caused by the following issues:

    filesystem corruption
    corrupt MBR or BCD
    improper registry settings

    This article covers all the possible reasons and...
  4. Thread: Add Guest Account by larry
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 7 Views 18,826

    Here is another way to set up a new guest...

    Here is another way to set up a new guest account:

    1. Open an elevated Command Prompt.

    2. Type the following commands one by one to create a guest account named test, press Enter after each:
    ...
  5. Thread: use fingerprint as default login option by larry
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 4 Views 11,995

    Open your Fingerprint software and you should be...

    Open your Fingerprint software and you should be able to find the settings to configure Windows to use fingerprint scan instead of password. In my lenovo laptop, there is a setting called "Use...
  6. Thread: "The user profile service service failed the sign-in." Help!! by larry
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 4 Views 7,917

    Hi tollbooth! You can open a Command Prompt with...

    Hi tollbooth! You can open a Command Prompt with admin rights and run the following command to tell Windows not to scan disk at next reboot:

    chkntfs /x D:
    Replace D: with the drive letter of your...
  7. Thread: Hide the administrator account in the login screen? by larry
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 7 Views 40,285

    Hi lolcocks! In Windows XP, the built-in...

    Hi lolcocks! In Windows XP, the built-in administrator account is disabled by default, it is invisible at Windows login screen but you can access it from safe mode. Things have changed since Windows...
  8. Replies 48 Views 366,377

    It seems that the default keyboard layout input...

    It seems that the default keyboard layout input for your login screen was changed to French. So when you type the password, you actually got something different from your real password. For example,...
  9. Thread: Turn all administrative accounts into normal ones by larry
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 6 Views 1,658

    Open an administrative Command Prompt and run the...

    Open an administrative Command Prompt and run the following command to convert an admin account to a standard account.

    net localgroup administrators lolcocks /delete
    Replacing lolcocks with the...
  10. Thread: Locked out of new install by larry
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 3 Views 1,307

    Microsoft account is a new sign-in option...

    Microsoft account is a new sign-in option introduced since Windows 8. It might be something new to you.
    Hang out in this forum and you'll learn more about Windows 10.
  11. Thread: Bad Pool Header by larry
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 2 Views 2,222

    It's usually caused by some newly-installed...

    It's usually caused by some newly-installed drivers. Try to uninstall the software you installed recently before your computer crashed with blue screen.
  12. Thread: One thing i don't like about win 10 by larry
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 37 Views 6,524

    After setting up a Microsoft account with Windows...

    After setting up a Microsoft account with Windows 10, you can go to the Microsoft's online website to change your email password. As the new password does not sync to your OS, you can still log on to...
  13. Thread: Desktop not showing now?? by larry
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 2 Views 45,763

    Your computer is running in tablet mode. To see...

    Your computer is running in tablet mode. To see the desktop, you have to switch to desktop mode.
  14. Replies 1 Views 4,556

    Do you note the "Applies to" column? The...

    Do you note the "Applies to" column? The permission only applies to the root folder only, not including its subfolder and files. Here's how to grant full access to the "Users" group:

    Click on the...
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