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i can logon to my username but nothing will load

hiya, i've just starting experienceing problems with my pc just in the last few days...

i find i can login to my username but nothing will load... if i click on something it still wont work

i am logged into guest right now, but i can't do anything to the computer as i have restricted access.. i tried making a new user account but it wont load on my username and it wont let me on guest...

please help!! thank you

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Looks like.....

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...corrupted user account. Solution: Boot into safe mode, and use the hidden Administrator account to create a new user account (suggest: one with admin privileges). You may wish to try "system Restore" - at safe mode, or "Last Good Configuration" - at the boot menu, before that.

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sorry if i sound like a thicko.. but how do you do these things?

thank you very much by the way!

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restricted access

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You wrote "but i can't do anything to the computer as i have restricted access."

The solution is to ask the owner of the computer to give you administrative access.

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i AM the administrator.. but if you read my thread closely, i cannot get onto my admin account because nothing will load up?

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Try booting to SAFE MODE

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If you can't login to your administer account, try the built-in account called "Administrator".

For more info, Google: xp hidden administrator account

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