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windows xp workgroup password problem

By SAMSONKA ·
I HAVE A PROBLEM WITH WIN XP PROFESSIONAL.I WAS LOGGING IN WITH ADMINISTRATORS PASSWORD BUT NOT GETTING ACCESS TO NETWORK RESOURCES. I DID A RIGHT CLICK ON MY COMPUTER AND CHANGE THE DOMAIN TO THE WORKGROUP.The system asked me for user account with prmission to log on and i typed Administrator.It also asked for my administrator password.It accepted my password and welcomed me to the workgroup.It also asked for a restart of which i did.When it prompted me i typed in the Administrator and the password.Them machine is not accepting my administrators password.I CANT GET IN.What might be the problem.I AM STUCK'its not accepting a blank password as well.

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by timwalsh In reply to windows xp workgroup pass ...

I'm assuming that the account you used was the domain administrator to remove the machine from the domain. Now that it no longer belongs to the domain, it no longer recognizes the domain administrator password. You must either use the password forthe local computer administrator or some other local computer account. Any domain account will no longer be recognized.

The local computer administrator account was set during the OS installation and configuration.

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by Moushie_23 In reply to windows xp workgroup pass ...

I have sent an email to your address with a password reset program attached to it. Unzip it, copy to floppy, and boot. It will prompt you to choose a new pswd. That will at least get you into the local machine and you can go from there.
Good luck

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