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Windows 7 log in problems

Ok I have a new computer in which I joined to our company domain. I had issues setting up a user account so I dis-joined the computer.  My plan was to rejoin the computer to the domain. But what I neglected to look at is the only accounts on the machine were network accounts/profiles. So now when I start up it goes right to the local ‘Administrator’  account and it does not give me the option to choose another user. I do not remember setting the password for the local administrator. I’ve tried many passwords including leaving the password blank and the domain administrator password with no luck. I started the system in Safe-mode without networking and it still takes me right to the administrator account.

Any ideas would be appreciated.
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BCipolloneCommented:
Use the ERD - Emergency Recovery Disk to reset/set the password on the administrator account.
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BCipolloneCommented:
Here's how to create the ERD Boot Disk: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee460919.aspx
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thenrichAuthor Commented:
I do not know how to create an ERD disk.

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thenrichAuthor Commented:
I've looked at both recommdations and I'm completely lost. I will need for a tutorial and step-by-step instruction.
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wdfdo1986Commented:
Go to system properties Advanced and change the ur domain to the network from the local
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thenrichAuthor Commented:
How? I can't get in the OS?
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wdfdo1986Commented:
Computer Properties --> Advanced System Settings --> Computer Name --> Change
Change Member of to Domain from Workgroup
And Enter the Domain name
Then Press Ok
Press Ok.
Restart the machine.
But a computer with the name of ur computer should be in the Domain. (In the AD Server)
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thenrichAuthor Commented:
again - I CAN'T GET TO COMPUTER PROPERTIES. I CAN'T LOG IN!
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wdfdo1986Commented:
ok i am sorry i got it wrong
did u do what i said when u are connecting the machine to the domain?
if so did u add an object (Computer) to the AD objects?
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johnb6767Commented:
http://superuser.com/questions/21617/turn-off-automatic-login-with-windows-7

From an elevated command prompt....

net user Administrator PASSWORD

That will reset the psw....
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ngcmosCommented:
Hello,

there is a password reset utility which is free and easy to use.

http://pogostick.net/~pnh/ntpasswd/cd100627.zip

now what you want to do is burn it to a cd. and boot to it.

the rest is pretty self explanatory. but here

Get the machine to boot from CD (or floppy)
Floppy version need to swap floppy to load drivers.
Load drivers (usually automatic, but possible to run manual select)
Disk select, tell which disk contains the Windows system. Optionally you will have to load drivers.
PATH select, where on the disk is the system?
File select, which parts of registry to load, based on what you want to do.
Password reset or other registry edit.
Write back to disk (you will be asked)
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thenrichAuthor Commented:
I do not know how to close this out or distibute points? My solution revolved around what was removed by admin.
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thenrichAuthor Commented:
Distribute points equally among all unique users.
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