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i wanted a password put on computer running windows 2000 professional. I put one on when I removed it by unticking the appropriate box, but it won't go away. There was also a strange name(profile) in the list of people using the computer and so I removed this also.

then i lost all desktop settings and his internet connections as well. Even though the password is unticked it still keeps coming up when i start the computer and insists on a password.
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