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windows x p

by midge5 / February 10, 2008 4:02 AM PST

When I purchased a new computer I passed my old 98 onto Son no.1..He installed windows x p onto it....found it was too slow so has now bought one of his own and given mine back to pass onto Son no.2.. we have added extra r.a.m. but Son no.1 has mislaid his x.p. disc and we cannot seem to get going without his forgotten...password.Could anyone help with some advice ,please.

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(NT) Hint. Use NTPASWD from
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 10, 2008 4:05 AM PST
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Before trying NTPASWD have you tried ...
by Edward ODaniel / February 10, 2008 5:04 AM PST
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booting in Safe Mode and using the hidden ADMINISTRATOR account which most often tends to get set up without any password?

If you can access the system that way you can make use of the Users applet in the Control Panel and simply change the various user's passwords.

If that is not workable, then NTPASWD is a good option unless you would rather pay for a different method from these people -

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