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System Error 2.

I have Windows XP Home and I seem to be experiencing some very unusual computer problems.

It seems that right now i dont have any user accounts except the SYSTEM account. I have succesfully logged into that account and is why I am typing. Anyway I tried to go to the Control Panel and "create" a new account, but it says "The currrent user account is not recognized. Restart the computer and then open User Accounts.". I thought about it long and hard about another method to create an account then I remembered about the "cmd" method where I have to use "net user username password /add" well I am attempting this right now and it seems that I receive an error.

"System error 2 has occured"

The system cannot find the file specified.

That is the error I receive. I have no idea how all my user accounts got erased and also am wondering about an administrator password because I attempted to use the recovery console on my Windows XP cd, but that was no use as I do not know the password.

Is there anyway I can create an account and fix this problem?

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The password.

In reply to: System Error 2.

Look up NTPASSWD on google for a free tool to fix that. If this seems too hard, you can pay up at http://www.lostpassword.com for something easier.

Good luck.
Bob

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Ok

In reply to: The password.

Well I already tried that but as I stated previously there are no accounts so I cannot retrieve the password for an Account. I only want to create an account and that tool doesnt seem to help me create an account. If it does then is there anyway you can tell me how?

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NOt Admin but BIOS

In reply to: Ok

Sorry I stated in the message for an Administrator password but it's actually the BIOS password that I needed but I tried everything for the BIOS and even called but that was not the correct password. So if there is a way to create an account please help me. Thank you.

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BIOS passwords are usually just cleared.

In reply to: NOt Admin but BIOS

Without the exact make and model I can't guess how to clear the BIOS password.

But as to Windows Accounts, the tool I noted does allow me to change the account passwords. So far I can't see an issue here but NTPASSWD is proving to be too hard for many owners. That's why I note the software you have to pay for. It has support and is user friendlier.
Bob

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