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Help me with my adninistrator account.I have windows xp Professional and forgot my administrator account.I want to know how to recupere it if there is a method.
Thanks a lot.
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gerryf

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http://home.eunet.no...rdahl/ntpasswd/

the above utility will help you "blank" your password to you can get back into your admin account.
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http://home.eunet.no...rdahl/ntpasswd/

the above utility will help you "blank" your password to you can get back into your admin account.

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Ok, its a cool site, but there is an easier way, if you can get hold of linux boot up disk, then try booting up with that.... it should override the last admin password set on windows and set it back to nothing....simple. Try get newer version of linux boot up disk, cause i doubt a 1899 boot disk will work,i never tried it though, but if it does please noticfy me. Cool i hope this works. Goodluck!!!
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Have you ever actually tried that? or did you just read that somewhere?

There is no reason that should work.
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Have you ever actually tried that? or did you just read that somewhere?

There is no reason that should work.

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Nope,i did read it somewere,and i actually did try it, and it did work. You got linux you should know the capablities of what linux can do.
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as an aside, the utility I showed is a linux boot disk.

What I am wondering about is booting with a linux boot disk resetting the windows password. I think something is getting lost here, because the mere act of booting will not alter the windows initialization files where the password is stored.

If you can refer me to some more information, I would be grateful. As I said, something is getting lost here.
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when xp has the log on screen hit ctrl alt delete twice.
this should allow you in or
if you have access via a normal login go to start > run then type in
control userpasswords2 then click on ok
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