Question about Microsoft Windows XP Professional With Servise Pack 2 (e8503040) for PC
I forgot the password i put for my administrator account and the only way i can open my computer is through the guest user account i had. so now i can't access any of my files in my administrator account.... what should i do?
There are some other way to reset Windows password with a bootable CD/DVD or USB flash drive. It is not so troublesome that you forgot Windows password, you can see this article about Windows 7/Vista/XP/2000 password recovery. Two steps:
Reset windows password with "Advanced WIndows password recovery tool"
These tools is to reset the password offline.
1. Create a password reset disk;
2. Reset Windows 7/Vista/XP/2000 administator password offline!
It is not so troublesome that you forgot Windows password, you can see this article about Windows 7/Vista/XP/2000 password recovery. Two steps:
Posted on Nov 12, 2012
If you forgot the windows login password and want to recover or reset windows password, there is two methods to reset windows login password:
Methods 1: Use the password reset disk to recover the Windows password, by this methods, you need create a Windows password reset disk before you have lost or forgotten your Windows admin password.
Method 2: Using Windows Password Recovery software to recover Windows password
As an easy method to recover the forgotten Windows password, there are only four steps as follow:
Step1: Download Anmosoft Windows Password Reset V8.0( http://www.resetwindowspassword.com
)and install it.
Step2: Burn the ISO image file onto a blank CD/DVD or USB.
Step3: Boot up your Windows PC by the bootable burned CD/DVD or USB in minutes.
Step4: Remove the forgotten Windows password on the operation interface and logon PC without password.
Posted on Apr 26, 2012
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a small coin sized CMOS battery to store all BIOS settings along with the password. To reset the password, unplug the PC, open the cabinet and remove the CMOS battery for approx. 15-30 minutes and then put it back. It'll reset all BIOS settings as well as the password and you'll need to re-enter all settings.
If it fails, then try to remove the battery for at least one hour.
click start control panel Open User Accounts in Control Panel. On the Users tab, click the name of the user whose password you want to change, and then click Reset Password. In New password and Confirm new password, type the new password, and then click OK. Notes You can change passwords only for local computer accounts, such as guest, administrator, or accounts you create for your computer. You cannot change your network logon password in User Accounts. To change your own password, press CTRL ALT DELETE and then click Change Password
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