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I need to know how to reset the system administraters password when the present one is unknown.

My system is a dell dimension 2400 running Windows XP Pro. I do not have any of the disks that must have come with the system. Its a pass down from a brother to wife (my daughter) with no information about what the original pass word is. I've tried the password reset jumper procedure and removing the cmos batterie niether removed the request for a password and only am able to get limited access using the guest level log in.

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Ok, what I am going to do is show you how to bypass or (hack) a password protected windows xp computer. first, restart your computer>press F8 before it boots up, a menu will come up>select safe mode>restart in safe mode>the admin account comes up> click on it and click yes when the small menu comes up> the computer should boot to the desktop now>select start>control panel>select user accounts>select change account and follow the prompts to creating a new account (make sure that the administrator radio button is selected) put in your new password, etc> restart your computer. You should now have administrator privileges on that system. Let me know if you have any further problems. :-)

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SOURCE: Dell Dimension 2400 Lost Password for Bios

:0 easy

1.) remove the side panel
2.) locate the battery on the main board and remove it
3.) make sure the system is unplugged
4.) press the power button and hold for 10 seconds
5.) replace battery, plug in and power on.

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