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Old 05-21-2006, 10:39 PM   #1
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I just got a new computer but the only way I can log on is through a guest account is there any way to delete xp and run linux or something or am I going to have to go and buy a xp os
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Old 05-21-2006, 10:40 PM   #2
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wait, does the computer already have xp on it?

edit: forget what i just posted, what are you exactly trying to do?
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Old 05-21-2006, 10:43 PM   #3
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You can easily remove Windows XP and install Linux over it just with any Linux install CD. But if you want Windows XP again in the future, you are going to need a Windows XP cd or a "restore" CD that came with the PC.
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it has xp on it but all the other accounts have passwords so I cant log on so does any one know a way around the password log on
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does any one have aim so we can try to figure this out quickly
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There are ways to remove the admin password on XP. Quite simple from what I hear. Try searching on Google.
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you can boot in safe mode, and there will be a choice to log onto the administarator account, and that shouldnt have a password on it, so log onto it and make a new accoutn with administrator privilages, and delete the users with passwords on them. and if that doesnt work, my aim screen name is cileskot
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Thanks for the quick help guys it worked great
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