Forgotten Windows Password

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  1. Chris

    Chris New Member

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    came home to use parents computer, hit log off instead of shut down, now nobody knows the user or administrator password

    using xp pro, we arent at the cutesy login screen, just the one where you type in the user name and password and the only other option is to shutdown, its not giving any password hints or anything
     
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    Try restarting it
     
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    mdaniel S is for Shiksa

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    I think there's some linux or WinPE boot CDs that will let you reset the admin password. I use ERD Commander but its a commercial program.
     
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    Have you tried shutting it down and turning it back on? I know it sounds pretty obvious, but you didn't specify.
     
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    yeah
     
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    got it, I remembered my dads password was blank :doh:
     

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