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How do you bypass the admin password on Windows XP

Method one: Log into an alternate account
Often many users will leave the administrator account alone and/or have other accounts with administrator rights. If you're not logging into the computer as administrator or have other accounts follow the below steps to reset your other accounts password.

1 Reboot the computer into Safe Mode. Additional information about getting into Safe
2 When logging into Safe Mode you should be prompted with an option to what account you wish to use. Select the Administrator account. If prompted for a password try simply pressing Enter on the keyboard for no password. If this does not work, try other passwords you may have used. If you're unable to log into the Administrator account skip to the next suggestion.
3 Once you've logged into the Administrator account open Control Panel and User Accounts.
4 In User Accounts select the account you wish to change the password for, click change password and then enter the new password or click remove the password to remove the password from the account.

Method Two: Using the forgotten password diskette
If you have forgotten your Windows XP password, however have created a forgotten password diskette earlier to use the diskette follow the below steps.
1 At the Windows XP login prompt when the password is entered incorrectly click the reset button in the login failed window.
2 Insert the password reset diskette into the computer and click Next.
3 If the correct diskette Windows XP will open a window prompting for the new password you wish to use. .

Method Three: Use a third party software.
Windows Password Key 8.0 is considered as the best tool to reset local administrator and user passwords on any Windows system.
Download the utility and install it then burn the software to a CD/USB drive,then insert the newly created CD/USB drive to your locked pc and reboot your computer,then press "F2" to enter your BIOS setup,following the instruction to reset your lost windows password.

See,there are many ways to help you remove windows logon password,so you don't need to worry about when you heve forgotten windows password

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I DO NOT KNOW THE PASSWORD OR USERNAME FOR MY QWEST P5000Z MODEM . dONT KNOW WHERE TO START TO FIND IT OR CHANGE IT? PLEASE HELP! THANKS- AMY : )


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Often many users will leave the administrator account alone or have other accounts with administrator rights. If you're not logging into the computer as administrator or have other accounts follow the below steps to reset your other accounts password.

Reboot the computer into Safe Mode.

When logging into Safe Mode you should be prompted with an option to what account you wish to use. Select the Administrator account. If prompted for a password try pressing Enter on the keyboard for no password. If this does not work, try other passwords you may have used. If you're unable to log into the Administrator account skip to the next suggestion.

Once you've logged into the Administrator account open Control Panel and User Accounts.

In User Accounts select the account you wish to change the password for, click change password and then enter the new password or click remove the password to remove the password from the account.

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Sep 22, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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How to Recover and Reset Password in windows 7/Vista/XP/2003/2K/NT for Free


There are many people forget their admin password, and there are many solutions for those who have been locked out by computer. Below methods for you to try: You can use the password reset disk if you ever created. If not created, You also can Log on as an administrator to reset the password. Start system, press alt+ctrl+del keys Twice when you See Windows Welcome screen and then the Login box appeared. Now type "Administrator" in Username and leave Password field blank. Now press Enter and you should be able to log in Windows. Now you can reset your account password from "Control Panel -> User Accounts". The above methods may be a little difficult for non-technician guys even the newbie. Another method may more suitable for you to use software program. Password Genius is the best software I have ever used. You can have a try. Check it out:"www.password-genius.com/how-to/how-to-recover-my-windows-login-password.html"

Dec 30, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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Method 1.
  1. Log in with any valid account.
  2. Bring up the command prompt.
  3. Type: net user
  4. You get a list of accounts
  5. Type: net user Administrator *
    • Type: net user (any account on that list) *
  6. It prompts for a password. Enter one, then enter it again when prompted to confirm.
  7. Log on as 'Administrator' with your new password.
  8. Edit: Please note that this might not work on a LIMITED account.
Method 2.
  1. Restart the machine and start pressing F8 immediately.
  2. Boot into 'Safe Mode' (it has a default administrator account).
  3. Make yourself a new 'Administrator' level account
  4. Reboot and log in with that.
  5. Proceed with Method 1.
Method 3.
  1. Boot the machine with a recent version of Linux that runs off CD.
  2. Mount the Windows drive (or volume with 'Documents and Settings' in it
  3. Access whatever files and folders you need to.
Method 4.
  1. Use a Windows 2000 recovery CD to boot the machine
  2. Start the 'Windows Recovery Console'
  3. Access anything you like
  4. Add a user with 'Administrator' privileges
  5. Even change the Administrator password
Method 5.
  1. Boot off your XP disk.
  2. Start an installation and 'Repair' your windows installation.
  3. When the progress bar says 'Installing Devices', press Shift-F10 to get a command window
  4. Type NUSRMGR.CPL to get the User Accounts control panel and change what you like.
Method 6.
  1. Pull the hard drive from the machine
  2. Install it in a drive enclosure
    • OR plug it into another machine's IDE/SATA/SCSI/(whatever it is) port and give it power
  3. Boot up with that second machine's normal boot drive as 'Administrator' and access or change permissions on any files on the drive you like.
  4. Put the drive back in its original case.
Method 7.
  1. Search Google for OPHCRACK (OPHCRACK live cd for bootable disk)
  2. Download it
  3. Install it (or if it's live cd use an iso program to burn it like WinIso or NERO)
  4. Run the program and choose import from local sam (check youtube for more instructions.)
  5. Then choose crack and wait for the password to be recovered.

Feb 18, 2009 | Toshiba Satellite M100 Notebook

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I HAVE FORGOTTEN THE PASS WORD ON THE DESK TOP ACER COMPUTER


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Jul 09, 2008 | Acer Computers & Internet

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Windows XP - Cannot access user name or adminstrator name to log in


Have You Lost Your Windows Admin Password?

Forgetting your Windows administrator login password. With no way to get into the system, you can’t even perform basic maintenance, let alone a thorough tune-up. Formatting is always an option, but we consider that a last resort. (Plus, guess who’s going to have to help reinstall all the programs lost after a wipe?) But all hope is not lost. There are a few ways to actually retrieve a lost Windows account password. Read on, and we’ll show you the light.

1st Method:
The first thing which you check if you forget login password. When we install Windows, it automatically creates an account "Administrator" and sets its password to blank. So if you have forget your user account password then try this:
Start system and when you see Windows Welcome screen / Login screen, press <ctrl>+<alt>+<del> keys twice and it'll show Classic Login box. Now type "Administrator" (without quotes) in Username and leave Password field blank. Now press Enter and you should be able to log in Windows.
Now you can reset your account password from "Control Panel -> User Accounts".
Same thing can be done using Safe Mode. In Safe Mode Windows will show this in-built Administrator account in Login screen.

2th Method:
There are a lot of Windows password revealers and crackers available, but we’ve found that Windows Password Recovery Tool is the most effective.:
Windows Password Recovery Tool is one of the easiest password recovery tools to use. It allows you to reset a user account password, including the Administrator password. It is also a relatively small download.
Windows Password Recovery Tool Service: http://www.windowspasswordsrecovery.com

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