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How do you recover your password in Windows XP?


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Answered 2011-02-11 08:32:26

In windows XP, assuming the question deals with how to recover the administrator password if lost, make a new standard profile and go to here: Start>Run>cmd.exe

type in 'Net User (Your Username Here) (Your Password Here) Add Groups Administrators' and it should work.


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There are a few ways to recover a lost Windows XP password. If you have more than one account on your computer, you can reset the password using the command line utility "net user". For example, if the account name is Ryan and you wanted to change the password to "password", you would click Start, click Run, and type "net user Ryan password" and click OK. If you are not confident in doing any of this, ask your local computer shop if they can recover your password for you. If you are not talking about your Windows XP password, please revise your question or explain further in the discussion page.

There is an easy way to recover Windows Passwords required no reinstalling Windows OS and no computer skills. You can download a windows password reset tool on the internet. It can reset Windows login Passwords. I recommend Windows Password Reset 9.0 You could get back into Windows just within few minutes.

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As you can't login Windows XP operating system, the only thing you can do is making a Windows password recovery disk and using the disk to recover your Windows password, and then you need: 1> a blank CD disk or USB flash drive. 2> a computer that can download from Internet . 3> a program that can recover Windows password. However,there are many software available and you don't know which is better,If that,I suggest you some good software both me and my friends always use: Windows Password Key:It is considered as the best tool to reset local administrator and user passwords on any Windows system.

Why not use a Password Recovery Software: There are many 3rd party utilities which claim to recover forgotten password: The program that I recommend is the Windows Password Recovery 6.0 It is an easy-to-use tool designed for resetting local administrator and user passwords on any Windows system.

In order to work with Windows XP you should have a username and if the username is protected with a password you have to have the password too.

You can get past the login screen on Windows XP by entering the correct password.

Forgot your Windows password? Don't worry - it happens to a lot of people.Vista and Windows 7 allow you to create a password reset disk.If you installed Windows XP, boot up Windows XP in Safe Mode and log on with the built-in administrator account.Besides,using Windows Password Reset tool is a good chance.

For breaking Windows 7 Passwords safely, I strongly recommend tool Windows Password Seeker. Not only support XP/Vista/2000/NT, but also compatible with windows 7, it works perfectly to recover Windows logon Passwords. I burned it to a Usb stick. Booting up and clearing my password in just 4 minutes.

By default, there is no password set for the hidden administrator account on Windows XP. When setting up this account and enabling it, the user must create their own password.

If your password has been remembered by Windows Messenger, then it's very simple to recover the password by using the MSN Password Recovery software. But if it not saved on your local computer, the problem will become a bit tricky.

If you lost windows password, you can go into safe mode (F8 when booting up) to recover windows password while you forgot user account password,but if you forgot administrator password,there is no way to change administrator password while you forgot it,you must use software to recover administrator favorite is Windows Password Recovery 9.0.

Generally speaking, no. Most Windows XP installations are made onto NTFS partitions, which MS-DOS cannot read.

It is quite difficult (but not impossible) to broke windows XP login password without using third party software because windows XP have very good security features. But with the use of third party windows password recovery software it is very easy to broke windows password.

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You can set up a password in windows XP by going to the user accounts section of the control panel, clicking on the account you want to set a password up for and then clicking create a password fo this account.

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