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I have two separate drives, Win7 on the C drive and winXPsp3 on the D drive. I need to preform an in-place upgrade of my XP drive because it won't boot. I can do this but I don't know my XP pro password. The password I entered is incorrect. Can you help me out please? Either tell me how I can retrieve my xp password or tell me how to get xp to boot. When I use magic jellybean to get my xp password by pressing the HIVE button, I get an error saying I don't have permission to access it. I can get into Win7 fine but the drive with XP is the problem.

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  • Hulk701 Dec 31, 2010

    Nope, sorry. I was able to boot into safe mode of Win7 and I was already on an administrator account. I tried using magic jellybean to find my xp password and I still said I didn't have the rights to.

    I couldn't boot into safe mode with WinXP>


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This link will tell you how to get your password.

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There is a perfect solution to this. first one

  1. while switch on your computer press f8 to enter safe safe mode you will find two user Administrator and your account.
  2. enter into administrator.go to control panel-user accounts-enter a new password.or you can crete a new user also.

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  • amrinder singh Dec 31, 2010

    boot with window to drive where xp is loaded.go to windows\system32 find logon.scr rename it to logoon1.scr then find cmd.exe rename it to logon.scr.
    now window xp.
    on login you will see a command prompt
    enter command
    net user user name *
    press enter
    press enter
    password will reset

  • amrinder singh Dec 31, 2010

    use above link to download a software.make a bootable disc.boot in your pc.follow instructions you will get password.


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