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Log-in trouble

by ddawson2 / December 11, 2008 9:17 AM PST

I recently was gifted with an 8yr old Compaq Armada-700 laptop. Along the way, somebody has installed XP in this old beauty. I was the 5th "owner", and the 4th asked me to remove their name/password from the log-in, but in attempting to do so, I somehow erased the password(but NOT the name) AND now I can not get passed the log-in page! The pc is not worth much,but if anybody knows if there's a way to get around that log-in, I would appreciate the help. Thanks!

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Google this word. It's free.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 11, 2008 10:13 AM PST
In reply to: Log-in trouble

NTPASSWD

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Thank you
by ddawson2 / July 29, 2009 10:50 AM PDT

I did try to work with NTPassword, but my skills just were not up to the task. A friend wiped the drive clean for me, then reinstalled XP and everything is fine. Thanks again.

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Skilled or not. There is a WALK THROUGH
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 29, 2009 12:51 PM PDT
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