Turnt PC on unable to log on to XP please help.

  ShorN 15:18 12 Jan 2005


My brother switched his PC on yesterday and it came to his logon screen. He put in his passwork and it says he is unable to log on to the system.
It sasy to check password is correct, which he says it is, but he is still not able to get any further.
He has tried everything (i.e caps lock, num lock) but to no avail.

Can anyone advise on what can be done.?

  recap 15:34 12 Jan 2005

It is best to start everything over again, e.g. re-type username & password not just the password.

If that doesn't work try rebooting the system.

  ShorN 15:43 12 Jan 2005

weve tried that and still no joy.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 16:03 12 Jan 2005

NT password cracker
click here

  ShorN 12:05 15 Jan 2005

Thanks for the response, but is there no other way?
This looks slightly complicated and i dont want to mess anything up.

Any help?

  dcnewton 12:28 15 Jan 2005

Try logging into windows in safe mode (keep pressing F8 after you swith on) then see if you can get to control panel and then user accounts and reset the password.

  ShorN 12:39 15 Jan 2005

It still brings up logon screen in safe mode?!

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