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I need to get into my computer, but I forgot the password

My computer runs Windows XP Professional, I need to know the password to get in, but it has been so long since I last used it (years in fact) I forgot the password to sign in.    I looked into it and found SourceForge's OphCrack to download. I got it and burned the file onto a CD-ROM (from the source where I was linked to SourceForge it said to place the file onto a CD and place it into the PC before boot-up).    However, when I started up my PC, nothing happened. It still asked for a password I didn't know anymore. Please help!

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  • wii-will Nov 23, 2008

    No, I can't get into safe mode, the option doesn't appear in the boot menu.

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    Jay Glendenning May 11, 2010

    Can you get into safe mode ?

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When you system is booting I would suggest you get into the setup (most are the DEL key or F2) and set the boot order so that the CDROM drive is first in the boot order. Then reboot with the CDROM in the drive.

That should allow you to get booted to the SourceForge's OphCrack disk.

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