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I have forgotten my xp pro password and there is not another admin account

By omega315 ·
I have forgotten my xp pro password on personal pc....there is no other admin account on my pc...how can I get around the password.

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You can't

by cmiller5400 In reply to I have forgotten my xp pr ...

Bring the computer to a professional to have them remove the password once they verify ownership.

Other than that we don't help with cracking passwords on this site.

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XP password reset

by Barala In reply to I have forgotten my xp pr ...

I have bookmarked a tutorial titled:

<b>Forgot XP Administrator Password Reset | Recover Lost Windows XP Password</b>

U can google search the title and get detailed tutorials!

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Passwords

by dayen In reply to I have forgotten my xp pr ...

I agree with cmiller5400 we reset password for our office and mantain a secure password list we will not crack a password without verifing ownership no one should on personal systems

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With Dayen and Miller

by a.portman In reply to I have forgotten my xp pr ...

Prove it is yours and I will be happy to help you.

Other than that, Reformat the drive and reinstall Windows.

Sorry.

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Re-set password

by lathe In reply to I have forgotten my xp pr ...

Download hiren or windows PE CD image, boot the system with the cd created from the downloaded image, there are tools to re-set the password.

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TR members do not assist password recovery. Do not respond to this thread

by OH Smeg In reply to I have forgotten my xp pr ...

The members of TechRepublic - A Resource for IT Professionals, will not assist anyone in the recovery of lost passwords. You may have a legitimate reason to recover a password. However, we cannot verify your motives and will therefore not assist anyone in what may be an attempt at gaining unauthorized access to a computer system. Due to the open nature of this forum, any assistance given to help circumvent security measures, even for legitimate purposes, would be available for unscrupulous individuals to use for illegitimate purposes. This is a risk that we the members of TechRepublic will not take. Please do not ask questions of this nature on TechRepublic.

If you have a legitimate need to circumvent a password scheme, please contact the vendor for the software / hardware and request their assistance. E.g. Windows XP password recovery issues should be taken up with Microsoft's technical support, Phoenix BIOS password recovery issues should be taken up with Phoenix Technologies, etc.. To those viewing this post: Please DO NOT respond any further to this thread.

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