Windows XP Support: Change Display Settings & Reset Admin Password

How to change you display settings with Windows XP support

Windows XP support explains that the display setting along with its options on your Windows XP operating system determines features such as screen resolution and color quality for your computer. And according to your preference, you can always get to the “Display Properties” dialog box to adjust the way the window is displayed. Here is taking a look at Windows XP support in how you can configure the same changes.

Changing display settings for your computer with Windows XP support

To begin with Windows XP support and its steps in changing the display settings for your computer, you first need to head for the “Start” menu on your main Windows desktop.

After which, select the “Control Panel” link and continue with the Windows XP support process.

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Now from the list of its displayed menus and icons, you need to select “Display” and open up the “Display Properties” dialog box.

Windows XP support then suggests that you hit on the “Settings” tab from it.

Follow this up by sliding the bar under the “Screen Resolution” setting for your “Display Properties” dialog box in order to increase or decrease your screen resolution as you see fit (the chosen

resolution will get displayed under the sliding bar).

Next up, use the “Color Quality” drop-down list to choose your preference of the same that you wish for your computer to use.

You can then hit on “Apply” from below the display properties dialog box to save in the changes you have made into Windows settings.

Or if not, Windows XP support suggests that you continue with the same steps to alter more changes.

And finally once you are done and satisfied, click “Ok” so as to close the display properties dialog box.

This completes Windows XP support and its steps.

Windows XP support in resetting the Administrator Account Password

You might already be aware that while installing Windows XP as the operating system for your computer, you can choose to create a password as administrator so as to limit the ability for others to make unwanted changes or access information.

Now it is a known technique that users change their passwords after a certain period of time to improve security and protection measures for their computers. If you also want to do the same, Windows XP support will show you how.

Resetting your Administrator Account Password with Windows XP support

To begin with Windows XP support to change your administrator account password, you will first need to head for the “Start” menu at the bottom left corner of Windows desktop and “Restart” your computer.

This is for you to newly log in into your computer as administrator as Windows XP support explains it.

So while rebooting your computer, Windows XP support suggests you hit on the keys “CTRL+ ALT +DEL” twice simultaneously and then type the administrator name into the available field on the screen.

Also provide the administrator password along with it.

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You need to then again head for the “Start” menu and launch the “Run” application from it.

And type “control userpasswords2” into the application box then “Ok”.

Proceed further with Windows XP support by hitting on the “Users” tab along with clicking on the administrator’s user account.

Now select “Reset Password” followed entering a new password of your choice into the “New Password” box then again confirm the same in “Confirm new password” with “Ok”.

Finally Windows XP support says that you ought to click on your “Start” menu, then “Restart” your computer one last time to check and verify if the new password you just provided has been set.

This completes the Windows XP support process to change your administrator password.

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