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#1 jpc43

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Posted 09 June 2006 - 08:09 PM

I have a laptop home here for the weekend from my work. I'm just using it for entertainment mostly.
My problem is that at work we are not allowed using msn messenger, but i figured once i was on my network at home i'd have no problem downloading and using it.
However this was not the case. It would not allow me to use the program once installed still. I decided I could change this by going into my computer properties and changing the domain name from my companies name to another name, foolish, yes.
So I applied the changes by restarting the computer and now when i try to logon with my username and password it says the password or domain are wrong and that it cannot log me on.
I've tried guessing some standard logons it might revert to to no avail, any help would be greatly appreciated. don't want to get in trouble at work!
thanks
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Posted 11 June 2006 - 01:25 AM

Leave it where a fellow employee will find, and report it as stolen. :thumbsup:

I would love to be a fly on the wall when you have to explain how this happened. :huh:

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Posted 11 June 2006 - 08:15 AM

I am afraid that your IT department will not be very happy when you return the computer to them to be fixed. By bypassing whatever security they had in place to prevent unauthorised changes to the hard drive's content, and then making additional changes that invalidated the logon name and password, you have, I think, put any kind of "fix" beyond the ability of anyone but them.
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Posted 11 June 2006 - 02:44 PM

shoot...that's bad news...guess i just didnt realize it would affect the users listed on the computer
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