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To restore a deleted profile in winXP

By umarba ·
I deleted a profile in Windows XP and it went away with my documents. the docs were not shown as deleted in the recycle bin and so I could not recover them. In the process of finding a solution the Admin profile was deleted also. I cant logon as Administrator, but can install prog. using INSTALL AS. what do I do to restore my admnin previleges and recover my documents?

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by dRb63 In reply to To restore a deleted prof ...

You should be able to do this if you have "System Restore" enabled. Click "Start" -> "All Programs" -> "Accessories" -> "System Tools" -> "System Restor".

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by shiburyan In reply to To restore a deleted prof ...

Try restore to last best known login

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by sbaker In reply to To restore a deleted prof ...

The best way to restore anyting is:

BACK UPS BACK UPS BACK UPS!!!!

Keep all your data backed up off the hard drive.

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by umarba In reply to To restore a deleted prof ...

I wish to thank all those who took their time to solve my problem. However, in my question I mentioned that I CANNOT LOGON AS ADMINISTRATOR, and this automatically means I cannot run any program requiring administrative previllages. Please note thiswhen responding.

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by tRippin In reply to To restore a deleted prof ...

Don't waste people's time, as to delete a Administrator Profile you need to have admin rights, if in the process of deleted the Administrator's profile. you must have Admin rights to the pc.
Secondly run system restore if you want to retrieve back the Admin rights, you might have screwed up the Securities Policies.

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by umarba In reply to To restore a deleted prof ...

Thank you guys for all the help you have given me. Using one of the answers I was able to discover that in the process of renaming the admin profile, I actually mispelled the word ADMINISTRATOR as ADMINISTARTOR. That was why though I was supplying the correct password the system could not log me on as the administrator.

I discovered this when I used the program called IOPHCRACK. I can now logon as Administrator, but I still cannot recover my documents even after creating a profile with the same name as the deleted one. Can sombody suggest something please.

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