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xtrahandz4u

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Hello everyone.

Yesterday, I ran ccCleaner to detect spyware and clean the registry on my friend's computer.

Before re-booting I also cleared all temporary files from Internet Explorer - history, phising filters, passwords and cookies.

When re-booting, however, I find I am locked out of the Windows XP Home Edition because it still demands a password - and doesn't recognise the actual password.

Help!!!!!

Can anyone give me any help here?

Edward
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ZacharyE

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Try logging into Safe Mode as Administrator (blank password), worth a shot.
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Thanks zac - but I don't know what keystroke combination to use on start-up to put me in safe mode straight away. For instance, its F2 for set up and F12 for Boot.
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Safe Mode = F8
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I'm sorry, but we will not be able to help you get around that password. If you can get into the administrator account, thats great, you can reset the user password and you will be all set. However, anything further than that would be considered "Hacking" and we cannot help with that. I hope you understand.

ScHwErV :)
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