Tip & How-To about Computers & Internet
Have you forgotten or lost your windows XP user password. It happens to many people. But it is one the easy issues to solve.
Turn the computer on and press F8 as it boots. you should be getting the windows boot menu option. (on some motherboards F8 brings up the hardware boot select. If that happens choose the hard disk and press F8 as it starts)
from the windows satat up option list choose "safe mode"
Windows start and comes up with the list of users. It also will have the "Administrator" listed at the top.
Click on "administor" and start the windows
Once windows has loaded go to Start ---> Control panel ----> User Accounts
all users will be listed
click on the your name or any other user and from the page the comes up choose "remove password"
Once done close all windows and restart the computer
there would be no password needed to log in
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Posted by moe bz on
May 05, 2008 | Computers & Internet
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