Re: How do I change the administrator info and the registration in
Very good point...I would do that too.
"jimmuh" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Another consideration, particularly strongly made if you plan to put
> data on that system:
> If you got installation media with the machine, nuke it and start over
> a clean installation of the operating system. There is no way to know for
> certain that the system was not compromised while in use at the store.
> "Tim" wrote:
>> Leave the Administrator account alone (i.e. don't try to change the
>> name)...but you will want to change that account's password. When you are
>> logged into the Administrator account, press and hold Ctrl-Alt-Delete
>> One of the resulting choices will be "Change a password"...click on it
>> follow the prompts.
>> Next, while logged in as Administrator, go to Control Panel and open
>> Accounts". There you can create a new account in your name (create it
>> Admin rights).
>> "Heather" <Heather@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> > Just bought a brand new notebook from Staples. It was there display
>> > model
>> > so
>> > they are signed into for the administrator and everything. The man at
>> > the
>> > store gave me the password but how do I change everything into my name
>> > and
>> > how do I change the password?