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By wepo ·
If someone was to INCORRECTLY type in a password twice( for verification ) To start windows 98SE . How can you reset the password, since the user forgot it? Yeah, you could just hit cancel, but how do you fix this problem?

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by wepo In reply to Forgotten Password

Keeping in mind that "Password" in "control panel", needs the forgotten password to change it!

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by NetTek In reply to Forgotten Password

Go to c:\windows and search for USERSNAME.PWL and delete it. You may also have to run REGEDIT, go to the System.ini file, and delete the appropriate entry under [Password lists].

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by JnlGuy In reply to Forgotten Password

Use the Find file utility and do a search for *.pwl and just delete all of the files found and then reboot your system. If you do not want a password at all then just fill in a user name and leave the password field blank and you will never be prompted again for a password, otherwise fill in a new password if you want one.

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by molson In reply to Forgotten Password

Run sysedit. Go to system.ini and do a search for pwl. Delete all passwords (pwl files). Save. Reboot. When windows opens and asks for password. Delete username then hit enter. Windows will no longer ask the user for a password.

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