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How can I get into a Windows XP operating system if I do not have the password for any of the login accounts?

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by Lizzy In reply to Windows xp access proble ...

Lost Password crackers:

www.passwordservice.com/

www.lostpassword.com

www.elcomsoft.com

www.soft4you.com

www.pwcrack.com

http://www.password-crackers.com/crack1.html


For BIOS passwords:

http://www.11a.nu/ibios.htm

http://home3.swipnet.se/~w-37321/h-c1.htm

http://www.geocities.com/SiliconValley/Lakes/6349/pass.htm

http://habitantes.elsitio.com/digisign/biospasswdremoval.html


Where NT stores passwords (all of this is one link):

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/treeview/default.asp?url=/TechNet/prodtechnol/winntas/tips/winntmag/storpass.asp

There are no spaces in the above URL's (they sometimes creep into the links when pasted in an answer, just remove any spaces when pasted into your browser).

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by Lizzy In reply to Windows xp access proble ...

Oooh! Demo version here:

http://www.mirider.com/ntaccess.html

best wishes.

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by JeffG79 In reply to Windows xp access proble ...

The only solution I can think of is if this computer is on a Windows 2000 (or .NET) active directory network, you could change the local administrator password.

Otherwise, if it is a standalone machine, you could try to reboot the machine with the Windows XP CD in. Re-install the OS over the current install, this should give you the option of creating a new Administrator password. It will also keep all your computer's files, although it will delete any user profiles you have stored.

A third option is to do a web search for some sort of hacking or cracking utility that could break the password, although this would be a very last resort for me.

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by Gigelul In reply to Windows xp access proble ...

The only tool that I have checked and worked was:
http://home.eunet.no/~pnordahl/ntpasswd/bootdisk.html

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