Another consideration, particularly strongly made if you plan to put personal
data on that system:
If you got installation media with the machine, nuke it and start over with
a clean installation of the operating system. There is no way to know for
certain that the system was not compromised while in use at the store.
> Leave the Administrator account alone (i.e. don't try to change the
> name)...but you will want to change that account's password. When you are
> logged into the Administrator account, press and hold Ctrl-Alt-Delete keys.
> One of the resulting choices will be "Change a password"...click on it and
> follow the prompts.
> Next, while logged in as Administrator, go to Control Panel and open "User
> Accounts". There you can create a new account in your name (create it with
> Admin rights).
> "Heather" <Heather@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> > Just bought a brand new notebook from Staples. It was there display model
> > so
> > they are signed into for the administrator and everything. The man at the
> > store gave me the password but how do I change everything into my name and
> > how do I change the password?