Need some help with an upgrade.

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Sinster, Mar 7, 2007.

  1. Sinster

    Sinster Moderator

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    I upgraded a "work" computer to Vista Business. There were two accounts on the XP "User" & "Administrator". The Vista only shows "User".. However the "Administrator" account is the one that was used. I need to know how if possible to recover everything from the Administrator account such as all the documents. I do have back up of the Administrator.. I'm looking for the quicker fix ;)
     
  2. American Zombie

    American Zombie Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    Not sure about Business but on Ultimate the administrator account is disabled by default. You need to go into Local Security Policy (secpol.msc) and enable administrator.
     
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  3. Shamus MacNoob

    Shamus MacNoob Moderator Political User

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    If you have an account that is part of the administrator's group you should be able to find your folder and transfer your files. But if not then right click my computer icon , manage and go to the user and groups and enable the account as AZ said.
     
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  4. Sinster

    Sinster Moderator

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    Man if you guys lived locally. I would have to buy you a Guinness...
     
  5. madmatt

    madmatt Bow Down to the King Political User

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    Oh, I want a Half & Half. [/ot]
     
  6. Vanquished

    Vanquished Mr. Bananagrabber Political User

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    I live locally :p
     
  7. Sazar

    Sazar F@H - Is it in you? Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    Define locally?

    I'm merely a free plane ticket away :cool:
     
  8. Vanquished

    Vanquished Mr. Bananagrabber Political User

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    Ha lol :p
    Do you really want to deal with the Big Dig?
    Lol

    11 billion dollars for a tunnel.
    Awesome!
     
  9. Sazar

    Sazar F@H - Is it in you? Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    Why not.

    Btw, since I am not drinking anything but wine/champagne anymore (and that too, not for a few months from now), I think the savings on the cost of a beer can be applied to the plane ticket to bump me up to first class :cool:
     
  10. Vanquished

    Vanquished Mr. Bananagrabber Political User

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    Im glad you've got 800 buckeroos for the upgrade :)
    I've got 1 million miles lol.
    Should get me a few first class seats :)
     
  11. Sinster

    Sinster Moderator

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    To many drunken nights on 6th street? Be glad you don't live in MA they don't have a happy hour or cheap beer..
     
  12. Vanquished

    Vanquished Mr. Bananagrabber Political User

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    There aint nothing cheap in MA
    Stupid Democrats :p
    hehehhe
     
  13. kcnychief

    kcnychief █▄█ ▀█▄ █ Political User Folding Team

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    I'm from MA - give me some beer!!!

    Vanquished you can't even drink yet, you are only 10. You don't belong in this conversation :eek:
     
  14. feray

    feray Mary Poppins 1976

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    I have nothing to do with your discussion and understand nothing about Vista but I could use a beer too... can you deliver one to Buenos Aires, Argentina? :)
    I am new on this forum and find it amazing that you are all so nice and helpful to each other. Cheers for that!
     
  15. Vanquished

    Vanquished Mr. Bananagrabber Political User

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    5 days, just 5 days...
     
  16. Grandmaster

    Grandmaster Electronica Addict Political User Folding Team

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    Hey feray, welcome to the forum :smoker:
     
  17. Vanquished

    Vanquished Mr. Bananagrabber Political User

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    Pfft, except when the majority of my posts like this one get erased, thats not very nice :p
     
  18. Aprox

    Aprox Moderator Political User

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    Stop it, just stop it! *squirts water bottle at vanquished*

    You used up your "useless posts" allowance a long long time ago. Now anyways, about this free beer. Whats a ticket across the country cost these days? 400 - 500 bucks? :p
     
  19. Vanquished

    Vanquished Mr. Bananagrabber Political User

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    Yeah, if you schedule it 3 months in advance :p
     
  20. madmatt

    madmatt Bow Down to the King Political User

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    We've had our fun now please get back on topic. Thank you.