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chibimon

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Hi, I'm very new with computer and needed some help, I know this may sound childish to some of you but it is not to me (don't expected me to know this at my age, ^___^). I have a computer with a multiple account on it, each for one member of my family, and now I needed to access to the "Computer Administrator", how can I do that. And what's the "Computer Administrator" anyway, what does it do. Thank you for helping.
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gerryf

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THE computer administrator account is a main account in Windows XP. However, users can have administrator status.

You didn't explain what you were doing so, simply, log out until you are looking at the user account icons, then press control-alt-del twice and you will get a log in box....type in Administrator in the user box and the password in the password box.

In Windows XP home, the password is typically blank unless you or the person who set the PC up created a password

In XP Pro, a password must be created at set up--I can't tell you what it might be
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Thank you for helping me, I'll try that. I'm simply want to change the setting of my firewall so I can portfowarding and no one in my family knows much about computer. Thanks again!
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port forwarding is done at the router, not the computer.
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If we don't have the administrator password, how do we get by that to be able to make a new one and change system setups and be able to download from sites.
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please start your own thread, Debbie

As it is, I do not understand the question...

which administrator password? Windows? (what OS), or the router?
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Hi, sorry for the other thread, I didn't really know and you were telling Debbie to start her own thread. Ok, I'm repeating the same question, how do I portforward, I'm using Microsoft Firewall. And what's a router, thank you.
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