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Create a Password Reset Disk

If you’re running Windows XP Professional as a local user in a workgroup environment, you can create a password reset disk to log onto your computer when you forget your password. To create the disk:
1.Click Start, click Control Panel, and then click User Accounts.
2.Click your account name.
3.Under Related Tasks, click Prevent a forgotten password.
4.Follow the directions in the Forgotten Password Wizard to create a password reset disk.
5.Store the disk in a secure location, because anyone using it can access your local user account.

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I have 4 computers in a workgroup Three of them


provide the same workgroup name to windows 2000.then you can see the 4 PC in workgroup

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hell0 good afternoon


in a workgroup environment, you can set a particular user to have no password by going to "User Accounts" and set the password to blank or simply press enter.

"It is always advisable to have a password set". :)

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Create a Password Reset Disk


If you’re running Windows XP Professional as a local user in a workgroup environment, you can create a password reset disk to log onto your computer when you forget your password. To create the disk:
Click Start, click Control Panel, and then click User Accounts.
Click your account name.
Under Related Tasks, click Prevent a forgotten password.

Follow the directions in the Forgotten Password Wizard to create a password reset disk.

Store the disk in a secure location, because anyone using it can access your local user account




Oct 20, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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