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Windows 2000 lost login password PLEASE HELP


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koffi

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I have an XP and a Windows 2000 on my computer... Both have passwords to login... I forgot my windows 2000 password is there any way I can find the password or get around it... really dont wanna format , and i tried logging in as a Administrator ..that has a password aswell.. ANY help would be greatly apreaciated :tazz:
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Obvious place to start but simple works:

Do you remember setting an admin password when you first installed? If you did not set an admin password, windows default is NOTHING.

IF you are absolutely sure no admin password was set you can hit enter and it will log you in. If an admin password was set and you have forgotten it you will not get access.

WATCH OUT - if you enter the wrong pass 3 times it will lock up.
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sorry....we can't ever be sure whether you are trying to get into a system you locked yourself out of or trying to get into a system someone else locked you out of....we cannot help you with password recovery due to the fact that we cannot be assured of ownership..sorry
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I did set a password.. I just forgot it... I know there's a way , cause i was watching this show on TV about how the FBI stop cyber crime... and they said there is a way to login even if they dont know the password
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right...but because we don't know if you are being honest (not saying that you aren't just saying that we can't verify ownership) then we can't help you on this site...if we were to help you then the tasks for password recovery would become common knowledge and the next time someone comes to your house they could get your password...this is not a matter of it not being possible...it's a matter of it not being ethical over this forum
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aww well , thanks for the help anyways... btw do you know any evil :tazz: forums that can help me with this problem
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none that wont send you back here for help getting rid of malware
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ohh well...btw one more question... my other computer cant seem to read my hard drive... when I boot up it cant detect it, BIOS settings are on defult and the drive is connected correctly , never played with any of the wires in there.. Im thinking of buying a new one .. this one I have now is a 40gig maxtor hard drive
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We will not help you break into a computer. We have no way of knowing over the internet if you own the computer or not, so we cannot and will not help. Any one caught giving this kind of advice here at GTG is subject to being banned.

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