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Pc password I have windowsXP Professional I can't get to the start to reboot. How can I bypass the password, or reset it ?

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If the password is before windows starts, then you can reset it using the motherboard jumper.

http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/opgx270/en/ug/advfeat.htm#1128421

If it is a Windows XP password, then try these steps:

http://www.tech-faq.com/lost-windows-password.shtml

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Methods to reset your Windows XP password


There is nothing to worry if you forgot your Windows logon password or if your password expires. You can reset your Windows password by following instructions given below.<br /><br />You cannot reset password unless you have reset disk or can log on as an administrator. You may need to reinstall your operating system before using computer again. This is an essential safety measure setup by Microsoft Windows. Without this, anyone could change a password of anyone's computer. <br /><br />Reset Windows XP Home Edition Password<br /> <br />There are two methods to reset Windows XP Home Edition password<br /><br />First Method: <br /><br />To reset password you may need to log on as an administrator. Follow steps mentioned below to log on as an administrator <br /><br />a. Reboot the PC.<br />b. Press CTRL+ALT+DELETE couple of times, and then type the name of the administrator user name or just type 'Administrator'.<br /><br />c. Type your administrator password in the password field, and click OK. If you do not know the password, leave it blank, and click OK. <br />d. Press Start button on the taskbar, and click Run.<br />e. Enter control user passwords 2, and click OK button.<br />f. Open Users tab, select the user account form the list that you want to reset the password for, and press Reset Password.<br />g. Select a new password and Enter it in the new password field and then type that password again in the confirm password field, and then press OK.<br />h. Reboot the PC, and try logging in to the computer. <br /><br />If your computer is a member of a domain then follow these steps:<br /><br />To log on to the window as an administrator: <br /><br />a. Reboot the PC, and press the F8 key during the boot until the Windows Advanced Options menu appears.<br />b. Select the Safe Mode option, and press ENTER key.<br />c. Select Microsoft Windows XP edition, and press ENTER key. <br />d. Click your user name screen button, then click Administrator, and enter the administrator password in the password field.<br />e. Press ENTER key, and click Yes. <br /><br />To reset the Microsoft windows password:<br /><br />Click Start button on the taskbar below and then click Run.<br /><br />f. Enter control user passwords 2 in the text field, and click OK.<br />g. Pick the logon user name for which you want to alter the password.<br />h. Click on Change the Password, and enter a new log on password. <br />i. Press Change Password button.<br />j. Reboot the PC, and then log on to the windows. <br /><br />The Second Method: Using a password reset disk<br />To log on to the computer by using a password reset disk, follow the steps outlined below. <br /><br />Reset password for Windows XP Professional Edition<br /><br />1. Reboot your PC.<br />2. Click the user name, you'll see an error. <br />3. Click on the Use your password reset disk. The Password Reset Wizard window will open.<br />4. Click Next.<br />5. Insert the password reset disc into the CD/DVD drive, and click Next.<br />6. Type a new password and confirm the password in the required fields, then click on Next.<br />7. Click Finish, log on to the PC again. <br /><br />

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When you are under account settings, go to administration settings.You have the opportunity to change administration password. If you leave it blank, you won't need a password.

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I can't gey into my big fish acc., first i coundn't remember my password, but then i found it and it still won't work . What's the deal?


Try the password for more times.

And if you really can't rememeber it, you should reset it.As far as I know, Windows Password Reset is a great tool to reset windows password, just need 3 simple steps to do.

Step1:Download and install Windows Password Reset
Step2:Burn Windows Password Reset ISO file to CD/DVD,or USB.
Step3:Put in your newly created CD and remove your Windows Password.

Hope it work for you.

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The easiest way to reset forgotten Windows password I ever use is to use Windows Password Reset Deluxe,just a few steps:
Step 1: Download and install Windows Password Reset
Step 2: Burn Windows Password Reset Std ISO file to CD/DVD
Step 3: Put in your newly created CD and remove your Windows Password.

For more details,go to: http://www.windowspasswordreset.net

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How do I bypass or reset logon and or BIOS passwords.


Remove the power cord, remove the case. The Password Jumper is E49.

Remove the pin to reset or clear the password. You can try rebooting with the pin off. If that don't work, put the pin back on (it should be cleared by now) and try rebooting.

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You can get a Password Reset disc download and burn to CD. Copy/paste the address below, into your address bar of your browser.
http://pogostick.net/~pnh/ntpasswd/cd080802.zip
Download this file and burn it to CD. Put into drive and turn on PC, and boot from the CD. Follow instructions, choose the correct USER. & BLANK the password. make sure you say OK to write the data, and reboot. The logon password will now be reset blank.

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On the mainboard near the coin battery you'll find a jumper. take it off and reboot. Replace it and reboot again. that works sometimes. If not you can go to the motherboards' BIOS like Phoenix and they have backdoors built in. Read on:
Backdoor passwords Many BIOS manufacturers have provided backdoor passwords that can be used to access the BIOS setup in the event you have lost your password. These passwords are case sensitive, so you may wish to try a variety of combinations. Keep in mind that the key associated to "_" in the US keyboard corresponds to "?" in some European keyboards. Laptops typically have better BIOS security than desktop systems, and we are not aware of any backdoor passwords that will work with name brand laptops.
WARNING: Some BIOS configurations will lock you out of the system completely if you type in an incorrect password more than 3 times. Read your manufacturers documentation for the BIOS setting before you begin typing in passwords
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Dear, try this
switch off the system manually
restart and press F8 after the BIOS checkup
from the menu displayed select Safe mode and wait.
the system may boot to administrator mode. From there try to make necessary changes
It it does not work, go for a re-installation
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