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when ever i get a new dell or compaq computer they put some kind of a restriction on the administrator account if i try to logon it says can not log you on because of a account restriction. does anybody know what they do or how i can enable the administratore account?
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Eric55,
Is your new computer(s) installed with XP Home Edition? If so, when you try to logon to Windows XP Home Edition using the Administrator account, you receive:

"Unable to Log You on because of an Account Restriction.

This is expected behavior.

Windows XP Home Edition only allows the Administrator account to logon in Safe mode."

From: http://www.jsiinc.com/SUBJ/tip4500/rh4551.htm

Here may be a solution:

http://www.jsiinc.com/SUBK/tip5200/rh5293.htm


Here's the explanation straight from Microsoft:

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;290109

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