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Reset Back To Admin Account In Xp Mode


I have set the admin acct to limited user in xp mode, is there a way to reset to admin? I set the xp mode user to limited for security reasons, only to realize later that it was the admin account that i had changed. As a limited user i can't run my xp software because it requires the user to be a power user or administrator. I'm looking for a way to get an admin acct back in xp mode. Or, if i need to reinstall xp mode how can i save my data? I would need a fairly detailed explanation as i am new to windows 7.

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