password removal

  tesfred 06:33 17 Aug 09
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can anyone help please, in order to protect our grandchildren when using the internet, we went into administrator account and set a password. This has worked well for some time now. Recently the grandchildren upgraded to laptops, now we need to remove the password we set in order to be able to use the internet without having to ype in the password every time. Any ideas please. Many thanks, tesfred1944 (silver surfer)

  Taff™ 06:43 17 Aug 09

Can you tell us exactly where you put the password or what you are doing when it asks you to enter one. (We need to know if the password is linked to the machine or a particular programme)

  tesfred 06:52 17 Aug 09

Hi Taff yes we went into, start,control panel, administrator tools and set password for all internet sites. So would assume that the password is linked to he machine and not a particular programme. We thought that by going into administrator tools that we could reverse the procedure and disable the password, does not give this option. running windows xp home with avast antivirus, adware, & superantispyware installed, any ideas please? tesfred1944 many thanks.

  Technotiger 07:15 17 Aug 09

Start-up in Safe mode, then go to Tools etc as before. Then do a normal re-start.

  Taff™ 07:34 17 Aug 09

Didn`t know you could actually do this. Where in Administrative Tools did you do it exactly?

  Technotiger 07:38 17 Aug 09

Or, you might have set the kids Password in Internet Explorer, by going to Tools>Internet Options>Content ....

  tesfred 08:00 17 Aug 09

many thanks technotiger, problem noe resolved, interne explorer,too;s, options, content, disable. went back to internet brosewr, can now access all sites, once again, many thanks to you and Taff. tesfred1944

  Technotiger 08:10 17 Aug 09

Grreat, thanks for your feedback.

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