Question about Microsoft Windows XP Professional With Servise Pack 2 (e8503040) for PC

1 Answer

Administrator password I don't remember entering a password, but I can't change any of the setup fields at start because my computer asks for the admin. password. Is there a by-pass or work around? XP on a Dimension 4700

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Sergeant:

    An expert that hasĀ over 500 points.

    Champion:

    An expert who has answered 200 questions.

  • Expert
  • 277 Answers

No bypass... reinstall your os is the best thing you can do..

Posted on Apr 01, 2008

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

There is a password on a computer it has xp how do i get by it so i can change the password


Is it your Own Computer? If yes then follow this steps but remember this steps only works of there is a password in User account but not in Administrator account.
Turn on the Computer, the place where it will ask the password there you Press CTRL+ALT+DELETE all together two times, you shuld press those key very fast, i mean once if you press those key then there shold not be time gape when you press next time.
After doing that successfully then it'll show you a small window where it'll ask you user name and password, in place of user name just type Administrator and leave the password place blank and hit the enter. if there is no pass word in your administrator account then it should open up and you can go to control panel--user accounts--chose the user account which has the password and select remove password. Restart the computer and this time it'll not ask you for password.

IF there is a password in Administrator account then you need to find some password removing tools.

Aug 06, 2012 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

Tip

How to get into your computer if you don't now the password.


This is for Windows XP. Start your computer will tapping the "F8". You will need to select start in "Safe Mode". Arrow up till you see "Safe Mode", press enter. Once the computer starts up, it will have an Administrator name now. If asked a user name type in Administrator and no password. Once windows open go to "Control Panel", select user accounts. Now select your name, select remove password. Now you can restart your computer, Once you are in now you can go back to your user accounts and reset your password, Just remember to write it down or put in a clue so you don' t for get again.

on Feb 22, 2010 | Operating Systems

1 Answer

Advent 5411 laptop wont boot up need phoenix utility admin password


Resetting password & user name on Windows: b>*Start your computer
*Keep pressing "F8" as the computer starts.
*This will enter the computer in Safe Mode.
*(When the window "Advanced Boot Options" opens, choose "SafeMode" with arrow key and confirmby pressing the Enter key, then computer enters Safe Mode.
*Once you are in the Safe mode Click "Administrator" on the Windowslogin screen.
*Take note that you have set the Administrator password before, you need toinput the changed password instead of leaving "Password" field blank.
*Then click Start > Control Panel > User Accounts > Select the accountthat is locked and change the password.
**Restart computer and login into the account you just created using your newpassword.

Sep 20, 2011 | Operating Systems

1 Answer

I am trying to restore my laptop to factory settings coz I had a virus and as soon as i had pressed F10 after the Windows logo it is asking for a password. But I do not have one. Can you help?


ESC Key BIOS Password removing procedure
1. Starting with the computer fully off, turn it on by pressing and releasing the power button. Immediately and repeatedly tap the Esc key. The computer will display the "Password = " prompt.
2. Enter the correct password, and press the Enter key. The computer will display "Valid password entered, system is now starting up. Check system. Then press (F1) key"
3. Press the F1 key. The BIOS setup program will appear.
4. Using the arrow keys or the tab key, move to the password field, and highlight REGISTERED.
5. Press the spacebar, enter the correct password, and press the Enter key. The Password field will change to NOT REGISTERED.

F2 Key BIOS Password removing procedure

1. Starting with the computer fully off, turn it on by pressing and releasing the power button. Immediately and repeatedly tap the F2 key. The unit will display the "Password = " prompt.
2. Enter the correct password, press the Enter key. (You may need to press the F2 key after you hit the enter key.)
3. The BIOS setup program will appear.
4. Using the arrow keys, move to the Security tab, and to Set User Password.
5. Press the F5 or the F6 key to navigate to the Password section. Enter the current password at the Old Password prompt, and press Enter. At the New Password prompt, press Enter (without typing anything into the password field). At the Confirm Password prompt, press Enter again (without typing anything into the password field). The password should now be removed.
6. Press F10 to save and exit from the BIOS Setup program.

In case of a problem or clarification or my solution was insufficient, don't hesitate to post me a reply.

If you are satisfied, rate my solution with the "thumbs" or (even better) add a testimonial.

Jun 09, 2011 | Operating Systems

5 Answers

No password


I don't if it work for you or not!
but it is the easiest thing to do now!
Step 1: Start Windows PC
Step 2: When you can see the Windows login screen, press ctrl+alt+del keys Twice and it'll show Classic Login box
Step 3: Type Administrator as Username and leave the Password field blank
Step 4: Press the Enter Key and then you can be able to login the default windows administrator account which is it created by default when install windows.

Note: When you input the key combination Please don’t put the cursor on any account. And if you change the name or password before, you cannot login by this way.

Windows Password Recovery

May 08, 2010 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional for PC

5 Answers

Forgotten administrator password of windows XP professional , my dissability has caused me allot of pain. I'm a handicap MOM OF 2 born w/out limbs, anyways i was given allot of medications for depression...


Have you ever encoutered loosing your password in your own computer?
Then asking some computer experts just to reset your password would cost you alot of money.
Well, how this steps would help you to resolve that issue.
Make sure that you follow the steps listed, and you'll be logged on asap.



1. Place your Windows XP CD in your cd-rom and start your computer (it’s assumed here that your XP CD is bootable – as it should be - and that you have your bios set to boot from CD)

2. Keep your eye on the screen messages for booting to your cd Typically, it will be “Press any key to boot from cd”

3. Once you get in, the first screen will indicate that Setup is inspecting your system and loading files.

4. When you get to the Welcome to Setup screen, press ENTER to Setup Windows now

5. The Licensing Agreement comes next - Press F8 to accept it.

6. The next screen is the Setup screen which gives you the option to do a Repair.

It should read something like “If one of the following Windows XP installations is damaged, Setup can try to repair it”

Use the up and down arrow keys to select your XP installation (if you only have one, it should already be selected) and press R to begin the Repair process.

7. Let the Repair run. Setup will now check your disks and then start copying files which can take several minutes.

8. Shortly after the Copying Files stage, you will be required to reboot. (this will happen automatically – you will see a progress bar stating “Your computer will reboot in 15 seconds”

9. During the reboot, do not make the mistake of “pressing any key” to boot from the CD again! Setup will resume automatically with the standard billboard screens and you will notice Installing Windows is highlighted.

10. Keep your eye on the lower left hand side of the screen and when you see the Installing Devices progress bar, press SHIFT + F10. This is the security hole! A command console will now open up giving you the potential for wide access to your system.

11. At the prompt, type NUSRMGR.CPL and press Enter. Voila! You have just gained graphical access to your User Accounts in the Control Panel.

12. Now simply pick the account you need to change and remove or change your password as you prefer. If you want to log on without having to enter your new password, you can type control userpasswords2 at the prompt and choose to log on without being asked for password. After you’ve made your changes close the windows, exit the command box and continue on with the Repair (have your Product key handy).

13. Once the Repair is done, you will be able to log on with your new password (or without a password if you chose not to use one or if you chose not to be asked for a password). Your programs and personalized settings should remain intact.

I tested the above on Windows XP Pro with and without SP1 and also used this method in a real situation where someone could not remember their password and it worked like a charm to fix the problem. This security hole allows access to more than just user accounts. You can also access the Registry and Policy Editor, for example. And its gui access with mouse control. Of course, a Product Key will be needed to continue with the Repair after making the changes, but for anyone intent on gaining access to your system, this would be no problem.

And in case you are wondering, NO, you cannot cancel install after making the changes and expect to logon with your new password.

Cancelling will just result in Setup resuming at bootup and your changes will be lost.



Hope these steps would help you.
If you would have any questions, feel free to post it. I'll try to answer it asap.
Have a great day.

Sep 30, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional for PC

1 Answer

How to remove the Administrator Password?


There are three methods to reset the Administrator passwords;

Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:10.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-ansi-language:#0400; mso-fareast-language:#0400; mso-bidi-language:#0400;}1stMethod:

The first thing which you check if you forget login password. When we installWindows, it automatically creates an account “Administrator” and sets itspassword to blank. So if you have forget your user account password then trythis:

Start system and when you see Windows Welcome screen / Login screen, press ++keys twice and it’ll show Classic Login box. Now type “Administrator” (withoutquotes) in Username and leave Password field blank. Now press Enter and youshould be able to log in Windows.

Now you can reset your account password from “Control Panel -> UserAccounts“.

Same thing can be done using Safe Mode. In Safe Mode Windows will show thisin-built Administrator account in Login screen.

====================

2nd Method:

Windows XP and further versions also provide another method to recoverforgotten password by using “Reset Disk“. If you created a Password Reset Diskin past, you can use that disk to reset the password. To know more about it,please visit following links:


http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;Q306214

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;Q321305


Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:10.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-ansi-language:#0400; mso-fareast-language:#0400; mso-bidi-language:#0400;}====================

3rd Method:

If the above mentioned tricks doesnt work, then try following trick which isactually a loophole in Windows XP Setup and a big security hole:

A. Boot using Windows XP Setup CD and follow the instruction like AcceptingEULA, etc.

B. When it asks to repair your existing Windows installation, accept it andpress “R” to run the repair.

C. Setup will start repairing your Windows and will start copying files, etc.

D. After a few minutes setup will restart your system and when it restartsdon’t press any key when it shows “Press any key to continue…” otherwise Setupwill start from the beginning. Don’t press any key and setup will resume whereit left.

E. Now it’ll start doing other tasks and will show a small progressbar with afew details in left side.

F. Look carefully at the details and when it shows “Installing devices“, press+F10 keys in your keyboard.

G. It’ll open a Command Prompt window. Now type nusrmgr.cpl and press .

H. It’ll open the same “User Accounts” window which you see in Control Panel.

I. Now you can remove or reset any account password without any problem.

Enjoy......

Feb 10, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional With...

3 Answers

Add password


Hi there,

when the computer is starting up, you can enter the BIOS setup by pressing either:
esc, delete, F2 or F10.
or try to look good when it start up witch is the right one for your system.
In the setup, there is a security setup, and the first one down is the boot up password.
set it and remember F10 to accept the change.

/Teis

Was this solution helpful? Show your Appreciation by rating it:

Nov 30, 2008 | Operating Systems

2 Answers

FORGOT ADMINISTRATOR PASSWORD


when upower up the pc press f8 key then enter in safemode.
then enter in administrator .
then go to my computer propertesi then mange then user account.then right clik on admin then reset password.
thats it.

Nov 14, 2008 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional With...

1 Answer

Com ad


Hi Start => log off => switch user => ctrl+alt+del => type on user:administrator in password dont type and hit enter.if password is not corect type administrator in password field. Good Luck

Sep 01, 2007 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional With...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Microsoft Windows XP Professional With Servise Pack 2 (e8503040) for PC Logo

Related Topics:

58 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Microsoft Operating Systems Experts

Brian Sullivan
Brian Sullivan

Level 3 Expert

27725 Answers

Scott Fryer

Level 2 Expert

80 Answers

Carlos L. Burgos
Carlos L. Burgos

Level 2 Expert

508 Answers

Are you a Microsoft Operating System Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...