Tip & How-To about Microsoft Windows XP Professional

Windows XP Tip: Password Recovery Disk

Here's how to launch the Forgotten Password Wizard to create your very own password recovery disk.

  1. Click Start menu, Control Panel, and User Accounts.
  2. Click your user account name.
  3. Under Related Tasks on the left, click "Prevent forgotten password" to launch the wizard.


Now that you've launched the wizard, let it walk you through creating the recovery disk. Make sure the disk you use is formatted and in the drive. After it's finished creating the disk, label it and stash it away for an emergency.

If you happen to forget your password, all you need to do is click your user icon at the logon screen. Even though you don't have your password, go ahead and click the green arrow just like you would to finish logging on to your computer. This will launch a little yellow dialog box directing you to use your password recovery disk.

Don't lose the disk, however, or you're out of luck.

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use the windows password recovery tool "Windows Password Unlocker 4.0 " to help you reset windows password,it need not to reformatting and reinstalling windows,then with no data losing.

Dec 17, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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