#1 26 Feb 2006 19:24

justjim
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Registered: 26 Feb 2006
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Lost password

Running xp home is there a way I can get in without a password? I had to reformatt this computer. TIA......jim

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#2 26 Feb 2006 19:30

Simon Sheppard
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Registered: 27 Aug 2005
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Re: Lost password

Restart your machine - press F8 to get the Boot Mode menu. Choose "Safe Mode"
Log in as administrator with no password.
This will allow you to reset forgotten local admin/users passwords.

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#3 27 Feb 2006 14:28

justjim
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Registered: 26 Feb 2006
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Re: Lost password

Thanks so much Simon.......Jim

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#4 08 May 2006 20:53

Fish
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Registered: 08 May 2006
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Re: Lost password

You can delete the password after going into the safe mode by going into control panels, account managment

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