Keeps asking for my administrator password?

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Installation' started by ***** charles, Jul 2, 2007.

  1. Hi all,

    My new Dell all of a sudden started asking for my
    administrator account password periodically. I am
    using Vista Home Premium. I don't know what I
    did to trigger this activity since it didn't do it just
    after I get it several weeks ago.

    Any ideas?

    thanks,
    charles......
     
    ***** charles, Jul 2, 2007
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    Rick Rogers Guest

    Hi Charles,

    In the middle of use or when returning from a period of non-use? I would say
    you have some sort of spyware installed unless you are knowingly doing
    something that requires administrative privileges.
     
    Rick Rogers, Jul 3, 2007
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  3. If my account has administrative privilages, doesn't the
    OS know and remember this so it doesn't have to keep
    nagging me? If I am going to be away from it I will
    turn it off so waking back up is not an issue.

    later.....
     
    ***** charles, Jul 3, 2007
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    Al Van Nice Guest

    My problem seems to be similar. I recently bought a new Dell with Vista Home
    Premium installed. Now after about amonth it is asking me to reset password.
    I have only 5 days left. I don't remember ever setting a password. What do
    I do?
     
    Al Van Nice, Jul 31, 2007
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  5. My problem is similar. I recently bought a new Dell with Windows Vista
    installed. After about a month, it is asking me to reset password. Says I
    have only 5 days left. I don't remember ever setting up a password. What do
    I do?
     
    Al in Colorado, Jul 31, 2007
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