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Reset Windows Network password

by c1254mar / May 18, 2005 11:02 PM PDT

I have forgotten my Windows network password. How to reset it? I am running ME.

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(NT) (NT) Delete the .PWL files in C:\Windows
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 18, 2005 11:09 PM PDT
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Try this
by Blue_Zee / May 18, 2005 11:10 PM PDT

Not 100% ure, but I believe this will do it:

Search your system for files with *.PWL extension and rename them to *.OLD.

Reboot and when the logon prompt appears press enter (DON'T type anything).

See if that does it.

Zee

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