How can I log on the admin account in windows XP?
I changed my parents account to a limited one and set up another account as an admin. However, I later forgot the admin password. How can I log on to the admin account to change my parents account back to an admin?
Asked By: Drake - 4/19/2009
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As far as I know , there are two main methods to solve the windows password problem as follows... More
Answered By: Sany X - 4/19/2009
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try safemode or hit f2 at launch so you get to the BIOS and change setting to password: disabled
Answered By: NONON - 4/19/2009
sounds like you are hacking, people do not forget an important password as that.
Answered By: woolybooly - 4/19/2009
Login to your account and do it (only if your an admin... More
Answered By: pmt765 - 4/19/2009
Wonderful!! You evil little mastermind how did you get on the internet in the first place if you forgot the admin password and your parents have a limited one? well because you asked try safe mode (ctrl+alt+f8) simultaneously at start up then choose safe mode, if you have vista (ctrl+alt+f11 or just f11) then once in... More
Answered By: User0901 - 4/19/2009
The System Rescue CD includes a utility to reset Windows passwords. You can download the image for free and burn it to CD. When you boot from the CD, there is an option at the boot menu to reset Windows passwords. If you follow the prompts correctly, you will be able to reset the password for any account.
Answered By: beakergeek724 - 4/19/2009
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