No password for XP Pro

  solano 12:57 09 May 2003
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Hi,

Bought an IBM PC off ebay. Advertised as brand new but received it and it is setup and asking for a log on password for administrator. Any ideas how to get round this problem, thanks.

can you not get in touch with the vendor?

  keith-236785 23:14 09 May 2003

IF YOU HAVE THE WINDOWS XP CD
FORMAT THE COMPUTER AND RE-INSTALL WIN XP BEFORE YOU START PERSONALISING THE COMPUTER
you dont know what else has been installed , including possible viruses or trojans be safe scrub it and start again.
hope this helps

  simon1003 23:39 09 May 2003

Solano, A stab in the dark, but try 'admin' or 'PASSWORD'. IBM are famous for it.

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