lost Administrator Password

  michael.25th 18:40 18 Oct 2008

my boss has got a new pc (old/used) now she do's ent have the password for the admini... how can get past this with out reinstalling xp ??

i no of the security hole from cd (Repair)
she dosent have a cd

can you help ????

  rdave13 18:48 18 Oct 2008

While you are restarting your pc keep tapping the F8 key to get the "Boot Mode" menu. Choose "Safe Mode". Once you get to the Log in screen log in as administrator with no password. This should allow you to reset forgotten local admin/users passwords.

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