Posted 18 June 2010 - 09:30 AM
I bought this used computer at a thrift store. It has Windows XP, with SP3, Norton 360 and many more programs.
I was able to set myself up as administrator, using the name, Chris. Then I deleted all the other accounts, and even changed the registered owners name, in the registry, to Dell client.
But every time I turn on the computer, one of the former administrator named BUBA, shows up in task manager, as a user. Even if I log him off and then click on my name, on the log-on screen, BUBA is still shown as user. The same is true when I click on the disconect button. He always shows up as the user.
But the real problem is, as long as the computer is on and connected to my DSL modem, the Internet and the ethernet lights keep on blinkig, as if something is constatly being down or uploaded. But it doesn't interfer with me going on The Internet. Maybe just slows it down some. for example, downloading IEspell, which is less than 2 MB took well over 1 minute and the download speed was shown as 27 KB/sec.
Can anyone figure this out?