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timber626

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on windows xp how do i remove a password to log on
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please clarify what you are asking....
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someone put a password on a friend of mine's laptop and he would like to have it start without putting it in now. i have the old password but how do i take it out?
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this can be done through start > control panel > USERS

select the account, then remove the password.

However, if ANY FILES ARE ENCRYPTED, UNENCRYPT THEM FIRST.
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gerry when i go in and click on the name it says i am going to remove the user and this person will no longer be able to use this computer. it says nothing about the password
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Start > Control Panel > User accounts > Pick an account to change > Click on account with the password > Remove password
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it does not have a button for remove password only reset password, I tried to put nothing in the reset password but it did not work. I also clicked on the advanced tab and no place does it say remove. the only remove is under user names and that says if I remove it the user will not be able to log on. any other ideas, I just cant figure this out.
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