Forgotten Windows 98 Startup password

  Prewch 17:46 26 Sep 2006
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I have a friend ( an in frequent PC user) who has had a "senior moment" and forgotten his Win 98 Startup password.

Can anyone tell me how to reset it or whether he can startup by bypassing it.

  Batch 17:55 26 Sep 2006

Don't hold me to this, but if you boot up in DOS and find the <username>.PWL file(s) and rename (e.g. to <username>.LWP ), it might get you round the problem - when it boots up just eneter a name and then hit enter/click OK to the login dialogue. Trouble is I can't remember exactly where the .PWL files are - somewhere under C:\WINDOWS....

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