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Hawkeye22Jan 27, 2012, 7:16 PM I've seen programs do this before, but 9 seems like a lot. When one re-installs Windows XP Home on top of an existing installation (without deleting the old one---this is NOT a repair, but a re-installation), it does not delete those folders, but With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Still, I wonder if the older ones can be safely deleted. Source

Why? I'm not sure who created that; I didn't. More info at Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification Important Information The Elder Geek sites contain many articles and suggestions for modifying the Windows operating system. A "Limited" user is NOT able to create a new Connection (like a modem or ADSL connection to the Internet), this has to be done as "Computer Administrator" You can select

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To manage user accounts for this computer, use the User Accounts tool in the Control Panel." By selecting Another Computer you can work around this warning. 5. And what would happen if I deleted one or more of them? More resources See also Windows XP Home hidden accounts Managing User accounts solved Windows XP User Account Problem Error 54 in Windows XP in users accounts HELP on XP Home version!! All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Smallvoid.com Home About Articles Links Forum Advanced User Management in Windows XP Home September 26, 2003 by Snakefoot | Post Comment The

Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and All rights reserved. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more. Select in the Control-Panel : "User Accounts" All Usernames defined during the installation of Windows XP are by default generated as "Computer Administrator", while when you create a new User Account

raybobo said: Still, I wonder if the older ones can be safely deleted. Go to switch user agian and you should see the user profile in the login screen. 11. If you need full User Management, then the XP Home Edition is not a good choice, you will need to use the XP Professional Edition. As described above, I found those projects in the old All Users account.

I am glad I found them, but it took way too long simply because this issue is NOT documented in ANY Windows help file or MS Knowledge Base that I found Where did they all come from? All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use. Windows xp user accounts How to customize user accounts windows xp Windows xp user accounts won t open Configuring Windows XP User accounts Adjust Windows XP visual settings for all user

Can't find anything about this on Microsoft Knowledge Base, or the web in general. this contact form Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: Missing account in XP Home User Accounts The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. As always, I strongly suggest you read about any update prior to installation, especially updates carrying a less than 'Critical' rating, and have a current system and data backup available in By default it will be saved to the Administrative Tools folder. 7.

Case closed. (Now why doesn't Microsoft document this and safe folks like me hours and days of frustration?!). Log into Admin account9. More Info MS KB279783 More Info MS KB817365 Updated: 5 October 2007 Tags:crippled, user-account Category: Windows XP / WinXP/User Security Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be http://webwonder.net/xp-home/xp-home-limited-user-problems.php Thanks.

My daughter's account is no longer visible in either of the account management control panels, and is also no longer visible in the Welcome Screen. With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. rayboboFeb 2, 2012, 5:27 PM raybobo said: Under Documents & Settings in Windows XP Home Edition with SP2 & SP3 there are nine (9) user accounts.

Basically all that has been done.

I see the account I set up when I installed Windows, but why the others. However, if installed programs (Adobe, for example) created each of these, then I wonder WHY? Last re-install took three days. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - I know a way!!!

Although Windows XP is based on the Windows NT4 and Windows2000 technology, the XP Home Edition has only a limited User Management compared to the Windows XP Professional Edition, but it by Spaceinvador / November 23, 2010 7:26 AM PST In reply to: Missing account in XP Home User Accounts Steps to retrieve User back to main login screen.1. If you’re the only one who uses your PC, you can (and should) ignore it. Check This Out As I drill down through these nine accounts via D&S each has TONS of files associated with it, which seems like a redundancy and a waste of space.

All this being said, the good news is that I did not lose work that I thought I had. Can I delete any of these without disrupting the Registry? So, I'm assuming some of this duplication occurred then. That now gives six folders under D&S.

about fixing this problem... Type mmc.exe and press Enter. 2. What is the impact of using a "Limited" account ? All done.Hope this help for all Flag Permalink This was helpful (1) Collapse - Thank you spaceinvader by GregSymon / November 10, 2011 12:12 AM PST In reply to: I know

The Help information about the different Account types showed for a "Limited" user no permission to "install software" : I am not sure about that : I had no problem as Home Download | Exchange Server | Feedback | Index | ISA-Server | Jokes | Terms of Service/Usage Policy | Windows Security | What's New | White Papers Networking Topics Windows Note one should not use this applet to create new user accounts in WinXP Home, as the accounts will not work properly when trying to login. Thanks.

I can always reformat the system from the startup disks, but I'd rather not do that if it's not necessary.Thanks!Keith. Consider A Donation Create A Personalized Boot Logo Screen Using XP Disk Cleanup Utility Using Disk Defragmenter Utility Common Solutions Tips and Solutions Arranged by XP Control Panel Groupings rayboboFeb 9, 2012, 7:07 PM My original question was can I delete duplicate user accounts in Windows XP Home after a re-installation over an older one (following a virus infection & I do notsee an option from Computer Management viewRESOLUTION:=============1.

Perhaps Dell did; perhaps the initial installation of Windows did, but there is no such folder on my other two machines (desktop and laptop). For now I can't manage the account parameters at all, including changing the password or the account type.I did see the Knowledge Base article http://support.microsoft.com/kb/297221/en-us but that does not work for That is, it creates three user accounts: Administrator, All Users, and another that may be named Default User (or something similar).