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Old 01-10-2008, 07:12 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I know we have probably had a few of these threads but I was hoping you guys could give me an idea. I have a friend that forgot his windows XP password. Is there any way or tool I could use to change it without formatting his PC we cannot get past the login screen. Thanks!
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Old 01-10-2008, 07:55 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: Change Windows XP Password

um check the stickies

Windows Password Reset Disks/Tools etc.
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Old 01-10-2008, 10:14 PM   #3 (permalink)
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with the reset tool It has never worked for me when I reset the password and I entered a NEW pw. I always leave the password blank, works everytime.
Then once back " IN " windows change the pw to whatever you want.
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Old 01-11-2008, 02:34 AM   #4 (permalink)
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I use password renew on a bartpe cd
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Another good one is

Ultimate Boot CD for Windows- UBCD for Windows

it uses bartpe and has some other great tools on it.
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with the reset tool It has never worked for me when I reset the password and I entered a NEW pw. I always leave the password blank, works everytime.
Then once back " IN " windows change the pw to whatever you want.
really? for me it worked perfectly fine when I found this PC in the garbage and wanted to use it
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if administrator is not passworded, boot into safe mode, login as admin, delete password. Or press ctrl+alt+delete twice at the logon screen and type in administrator. Thats what i do to get on my moms laptop
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