Question about Microsoft Windows XP Professional for PC
Need help!forgotten password of administrator account.there are two other limited account.the built-in administrator's username I don't know.please help.can't us prevent forgotten password wizard,as there is know removable hard-drive.help please!
For reset Windows Xp admin password,there are about three methods :
1.Use the built-in administrator account which you can logon without password in safe mode.It was built when you install your system and its password default as blank.Press ctrl+alt+delete twice in the welcome screen and you can see a classical logon dialog box,type administrator and press Enter.Or you can press F8 when you start/restart your computer to select start from safe mode.
2.Use a password reset disk If you have created ever.Of course it must be created for your current password.You can find a prompt when you input a false password in the welcome screen.Clik it and follow the guide.
3.If the two methods above cannot help you,you can find a recovery tool.As far as I know, there are many password tools on the network, but I have used is "Windows password rescuer professional 3.0" ,it is simple and safe that the average person will use it. It can soon reset the password in several minutes.Only four steps can help you reset the lost Windows password:
Step 1: Download Windows Password Rescuer and install it to another computer.
Step 2: Run it and burn it to a bootable CD/DVD or USB flash drive.Before this confirm that you have insert a CD/DVD or USB.
Step 3: BIOS setting:Setup your own computer boot from CD or USB.Press F2 or DELETE when you start/restart your PC to get into the BIOS SETUP list.Use arrow keys to select boot manu,and use +/- key to move the CD/DVD or USB option to the first site.Then inset the CD/DVD or USB you have just created. Press F10 to save and exit.
Step 4: Reset Windows password: Wait for a moment,it will display friendly operate window,and you can reset whichever password on it.More detailed instruction refer to this article:How to recover windows xp/7/vista password.
Posted on Oct 08, 2011
Forgetting your Windows administrator login password. With no way to get into the system, you can’t even perform basic maintenance, let alone a thorough tune-up. Formatting is always an option, but we consider that a last resort. (Plus, guess who’s going to have to help reinstall all the programs lost after a wipe?) But all hope is not lost. There are a few ways to actually retrieve a lost Windows account password. Read on, and we’ll show you the light.
The first thing which you check if you forget login password. When we install Windows, it automatically creates an account "Administrator" and sets its password to blank. So if you have forget your user account password then try this:
Start system and when you see Windows Welcome screen / Login screen, press ctrl+alt+del keys twice and it'll show Classic Login box. Now type "Administrator" (without quotes) in Username and leave Password field blank. Now press Enter and you should be able to log in Windows.
Now you can reset your account password from "Control Panel -> User Accounts".
Same thing can be done using Safe Mode. In Safe Mode Windows will show this in-built Administrator account in Login screen.
There are a lot of Windows password revealers and crackers available, but I’ve found that Windows Password Recovery Tool is the most effective.:
it not only supports XP, 2000, and NT, I have personally tested it with Vista Home Premium and Ultimate. It works perfectly to reset any local user account to a blank password
You can use the ISO to burn a boot CD. Follow these instructions:
1. Download ISO file from Windows Password Recovery Tool(http://www.windowspasswordsrecovery.com)
2. Burn to a CD using a CD burning tool such as Nero or Roxio or MagicISO
3. Insert CD into drive and reboot.
4. You may have to select an option in the BIOS to get the computer to boot from the CD.
Booting up and clearing a password takes a minute or two works like a charm.
Posted on Apr 22, 2009
You can try a program called Offline NT PW and Reg-Editor. This program is one of the many programs bundled into the ultimate boot cd, which you can get at www.ultimatebootcd.com. you can also download a stand alone bootable version of the program at http://home.eunet.no/~pnordahl/ntpasswd/bootdisk.html Not only can you change or blank out (the recommended method) an XP administrator password, but you can elevate a limited account to admin access as well. Peter
Posted on Oct 04, 2007
Reset Windows 7/Vista/xp password with CMD. Key steps: Step 1: Logon your Windows as administrator(You also can logon Safe Mode with Command Prompt, pressing F8 when restart your computer, hit up/down key to choose Safe Mode with Command Prompt and hit Enter). Step 2: Click on Start, type cmd in the Run box or Search box and press Enter. Step 3: Type net user, all user accounts of your computer will be listed. Step 4: Type net user "UserName" "NewPassword"(replace UerName and NewPassword with yours), press Enter, then the password will be reset as new one and you can logon Windows 7/Vista with it. You also can use a program base on CMD. Safe and easy to use.
Reset Windows 7/Vista/xp password with CMD. Key steps:
Step 1: Logon your Windows as administrator(You also can logon Safe Mode with Command Prompt, pressing F8 when restart your computer, hit up/down key to choose Safe Mode with Command Prompt and hit Enter).
Step 2: Click on Start, type cmd in the Run box or Search box and press Enter.
Step 3: Type net user, all user accounts of your computer will be listed.
Step 4: Type net user "UserName" "NewPassword"(replace UerName and NewPassword with yours), press Enter, then the password will be reset as new one and you can logon Windows 7/Vista with it. You also can use a program base on CMD. Safe and easy to use.
Posted on Nov 06, 2012
I suggest you try hard to remember your password! If you really can not reset your windows administrator password, I recommend Windows Password Seeker, passwordseeker.com
I had removed Windows password with the tool successfully on my computer. Hope it helps! You simply do as follows:
Step1, download Windows Password Seeker.
Step2. Remove your Windows Password with the tool.
If having some questions, you can read carefully at: http://www.passwordseeker.com/howtouse.html
Posted on Nov 08, 2011
There are some tips you could follow to find or change XP password
Use Windows XP password reset disk If you are lucky to have created XP password reset disk in the past, insert the disk to your locked computer, when at the login screen, reset the password to a new one.
Hack your account password with Windows Password Key Enterprise
Posted on Oct 28, 2011
I've been using a software which called Windows Password Seeker.It is a very quick and useful utility for recovering passwords. Just an easy to use bootable CD/DVD . It can also be used on a USB Flash Drive. http://www.passwordseeker.com
Posted on Aug 25, 2011
You can reset Windows password with password reset disk if you have one createdin advance. If not, you can use Windows Login Recovery software to recover yourpassword. Free trial of Windows Login Recovery is available on its website. Youcan search Windows Login Recovery in Google. http://www.windowsloginrecovery.com/
Posted on Aug 24, 2011
I think the best way for you is to reset windows password. The Windows password Reset Standard
can solve all your problem within a few minutes. Importantly,No need to call a technician, no need to re-install anything, and you certainly don't need to reformat. Try windows password recovery tool:
Posted on Jul 29, 2010
Long time ago , I confronted with the similar problem. Finally , my
friend Jane introduce the Windows password Reset.It help me access
windows. It's worth a try!
Posted on Apr 24, 2009
Tips for a great answer:
Bypass eMachines password with recovery disks created before lost eMachine password
When input an incorrect password at the login screen, click "Reset Windows Password" and insert the eMachine password reset disk. The Password Reset Wizard will lead us create a new password to remove forgotten eMachines Windows 7 password.
Retrieve eMachine Windows password by DIY a password reset disk after forgotten
It is considered as the most instantly and easiest way to recover lost eMachine password. A .iso file, bootable CD/DVD/USB disk and accessible PC will solve problem within minutes without special techniques for a green hand on PC.
We can get the .iso file from many Windows password recovery programs. Just take one of the most popular tool - Ainorsoft Windows Password Recovery as example.
A. Download the suitable Ainorsoft Windows Password Recovery program and burn its .iso file into a blank CD/DVD or USB Flash Drive on an accessible computer;
B. Boot the burned CD/DVD or USB Flash Drive from the PC password locked;
C. Reset the new eMachines password.
Ainorsoft Windows Password Recovery tool concludes Basic, Enhance and Corporation versions. The Basic is opted for Windows 7, XP, Vista, 2008, 2003,etc. CD/DVD disk suits for it! The Enhance version can be used with USB disk for the former OS. While, the Ainorsoft Windows Password Recovery Corporation is designed to Windows 7/Vista/XP/2000/NT/Server 2008/2003/2000 with bootable CD/DVD or USB Flash Drive.
Main methods on eMachine password reset are shared as above. Recover forgotten eMachine laptop password from Safe Mode or unlock eMachines password with password reset disk. Hope the any one help our eMachines computer users!
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If you have forgotten your password if you have another user account with administrative privileges you can log into that account and change your original user accounts password from the User Accounts applet in Control Panel.
If you dont have another account like this set up or dont have the password to it you will need to log into the built-in Administrator account.
In XP Home boot the computer into Safe Mode.
Do this by repeatedly tapping the F8 key as the computer is starting up.
This will get you to the right menu
Navigate using your Up arrow key the mouse will not work here
Once in Safe Mode you will see the normally hidden Administrator account
The default password is a blank
In XP Pro you do not need to go into Safe Mode
At the Welcome Screen do Ctrl-Alt-Del twice to get the classic Windows logon box.
Type in "Administrator" and whatever password you assigned when you set up Windows.
If you reset the built-in Administrator accounts password in Home or have Pro and dont remember the password there are ways to change the password for that account to a blank
hope this helps
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