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Ran network set-up wizard. Now can not log on


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Robert Everest Johnson

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My main computer at home was my work computer. I was allowed to take it with me when terminated. It had been connected to the company domain. In a fit of stupidity, I ran the network setup wizard and removed the domain thinking I could then make it part of my home workgroup. Now, of course, I can not log into windows and I do not know the companies administrative password so I can not log on as administrator. Is there anything I can do other than throw in another hard drive and re-install XP on that drive and at least, save my files. I am hoping there is a way I can undo the damage as it is the programs that are as valuable as the data.
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Run this either from a floppy or CD and clear the administrator password.

You should invest in a separate physical drive (USB or internal) and backup your important data on a daily basis so situations like this aren't as troublesome.
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Robert Everest Johnson

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[Thank you] x [1024]

Worked like a charm once I figured out how to write an *.iso file to a CD.

Robert
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