Re: Locked out of Admin User

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rims
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Re: Locked out of Admin User

By proper login screen I mean the classic login prompt presented at login, but not the prompt presented when adding hardware to a limited account, or the prompt presented at control userpasswords2 (These I think are prompts to give you temporary rights to perform a single task. And before I forget, do these by design not accept blank passwords?)

(I read scores of articles saying to hit CTRL ALT DELETE X 2 from the welcome screen to get to the classic login prompt. The issue is, when you turn fast switching off, there is a choice to remove the welcome screen as well, and if you do that then that avenue to the log in prompt is gone.

So to repeat the unfortunate combination:
1) remove fast switching and the welcome screen (in my case installing NetWare Client services disabled fastswitching and welcome screen,, you can do it yourself in User Acounts)
2) have windows log in the limited user with the login info –>in control userpasswords2

Other than the welcome screen, how else can you get at the classic login prompt to log in as Admin?