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Boots up to Safeguard blank blue screen..loggin failed

After entering password, ok, goes to blank screen safeguard easy and says loggin failed, please wait, but thats as far as it ever gets.
don't have orginal disc anymore. Can anything be done?

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This generally indicates a hard drive failure. You will need to replace the hard drive and reinstall the operating system.

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If you have another administrator account,you can use this account to remove the administrator password.
You can also use the default Administrator account that is built into Windows XP.
First you need to boot the system into Safe Mode.
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3.You should get the Windows startup menu. Use the (Up or Down) arrow keys to highlight (SafeMode)
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1.Click Start, Control Panel, Administrative Tools.
2.Click Computer Management.
3.Double click Local Users and Groups, double click the folder Users.
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5.You may get a warning message about changing the password, simply click proceed.
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7.Click OK, and OK again.
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