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Please Help?

By doodle820 ·
I made a networking account by accident on my other computer. It told me to print/save the info, but my printer was not hooked up, I did save it, but in the same computer (so stupid) which I cannot log on to Windows XP with because it asks for a password that I do not remember. Now, I turn the computer on and it asks for the networking password, I'm pretty sure its the WEP code that I received when I made the account. Is there anyway I can retrieve it/cancel the networking without having to know the password first or reformat the whole computer? Btw, the computer I am using now has nothing to do with the networking that I created by accident lol.

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Should be simple

by IC-IT In reply to Please Help?

Just change the third (last) line back to the local computer name and logon with your normal account information.

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i wish.. lol

by doodle820 In reply to Should be simple

theres only 2 lines lol > <"
account
password

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Then log on with the administrator account <NT>

by The Scummy One In reply to i wish.. lol
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it IS the administrator account

by doodle820 In reply to Then log on with the admi ...

it IS the administrator account lol
theres only one computer in the network thing
i created it by accident
and usually i don't even need to log on, it goes directly to windows if you know what I mean.

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Use the Options button

by IC-IT In reply to it IS the administrator a ...

If all you did was create a network, then the options button will display your workgroup name and local computer name as a drop down after selection.

One would almost think that you are trying to bluff a way to surpass an admin logon;-)

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bluff? lol

by doodle820 In reply to Use the Options button

i dont know im not too good with computers LOL
lets check the options..
the options button just takes away the shut down button and vice versa lol
no hope hey?

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Now do you want to tell us

by IC-IT In reply to bluff? lol

What exactly you did do?
If you were setting up WEP, where were you changing information? Try to recreate your steps for us.

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by robo_dev In reply to i wish.. lol
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TR members do not assist password recovery. Do not respond to this thread

by IC-IT In reply to Message has been deleted.

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oops, sorry

by robo_dev In reply to TR members do not assist ...
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