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Forgotten Password for XP


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Mallory

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I have a password on my computer so my little cousins cant login under my admin name and mess everything up. However , I seemed to have fogot what my password is. I am using a friends computer during the meantime but I would really like to be able to use my computer for school and everything else. Is there anyway to fix this problem without calling HP and paying 40 bucks for them to fix it? I am using windows XP and Im trying to log in under my Admin name because the "guest" features are very limited. Please hep if you can
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Fenor

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Hi Mallory! Welcome to G2G!

Have you tried booting into Safe Mode and loagging in as the Administrator? That account shouldn't be passworded unless you set one for it which is unwise.

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Johanna

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To get to the real Admin account, tap control-alt-delete twice at the welcome screen. If you have XP Home, you must do this in safe mode.

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