windows password

  substan 12:09 19 Nov 2005

can you please help, family laptop running windows xp home and connected to the internet via wifi we each have our own user settings and passwords somehow all but one passwords have been altered without us changing them have i been attacked? and is there a way of getting them reverted back so i can get back on the laptop? the only user who can get on does not have administrator rights.

  chub_tor 12:22 19 Nov 2005

This may help click here

  Graham ® 12:23 19 Nov 2005

Is there a 'Password hint' on the Welcome screen?

  chub_tor 12:25 19 Nov 2005
  Graham ® 12:26 19 Nov 2005

Or try System Restore.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 12:30 19 Nov 2005

Boot to safe mode (F8 after Post screesn) log on using the Administrator log on (if asked for password press enter)

Then go to user setting and change /delete passwords for each user.

  substan 13:09 19 Nov 2005

thankyou for your advise worked a treat however for future reference also found that numlock was made and didn't notice making the password numbers and not letters but thankyou will be more careful next time

  Graham ® 15:22 19 Nov 2005

One to remember - check num lock. Glad you're sorted.

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