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I have an old pc by brother gasme me from his work. It had a password on it, from the previous user, which i was using. I decided to try and just take this off. I removed the passwords from the use

Windows XP pro

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  • murti323
    murti323 Feb 19, 2012

    I get a logon screen that says
    "The system could not log you on. Make sure the username and password are correct, then type your password again. Letters in passwords must be typed in the correct case."

    I know the name and password but it wont accept anything anymore

  • murti323
    murti323 Feb 22, 2012

    Is there anyone that knows how to bypass this, so that i can get into the pc

  • murti323
    murti323 Feb 23, 2012

    this only worked until halfway through when i had to press enter for the second time it jammed and wouldnt do anything else :(

  • murti323
    murti323 Feb 23, 2012

    this stopped working half way throught at the second prompt to press enter.

  • murti323
    murti323 Feb 23, 2012

    ok managed to get an old style keyboard and your fix it totally successful. Thank you so much. I dont know how to delet all of the users and stuff in it but i can get in it now. Thank you again

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First thing I'd try is to log on as the local administrator:
username: administrator
password: (empty)

If that doesn't work and you really can't log in AT ALL, you can reset the administrator password . Download Pete Nordahl's Boot-CD (here), burn it to a CD and boot your computer with the CD in the drive (Depending on the PC you might have to tap the F2 or F12 key when booting to get to the boot menu, where you can set it to boot from CD.)
On XP, do NOT change the administrator's password, just reset it (to empty)
Don't forget to "write to disk" at the end of the process.
Remove the CD when done, reboot and log in as "administrator".

Let me know if this works for you or if you need more details.
And read the FAQ (link)!

Posted on Feb 22, 2012

  •  C. Dante
    C. Dante Feb 26, 2012

    To delete user profiles do NOT just delete their folders in C:\Documents and Settings.
    Go to Control Panel -> System (or use the keyboard "Win+Break" combination.
    Go to the "Advanced" tab.
    Go to User Profiles/Settings.
    Deleting users from here deletes all their profiles including their Document folders.

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