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Password disabling in windows xp

Disable the windows xp administrator password or any user password

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To do this, you must be logged in as a user with administrative privileges
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Click Start. Click Control Panel. Click User Accounts.

The existing accounts will be displayed.

Click the one you want to change.

A screen will ask what you want to change along with several options.

Click on 'Remove Password'.

After assuring the Windows that you're sure, a delete password button will appear. Click it.

No more password.

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Good luck

Mike

Posted on Jul 17, 2008

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