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How can I recover my Admin password

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How can I recover my Admin password ?
Submitted: 8 years ago.Category: Computer
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Tech Support Specialist: Justin, Network Administrator/Not Limited replied 8 years ago
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For windows XP correct? This is a fairly easy process, you'll need another computer and a cd burner.

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Customer reply replied 8 years ago

Got it and a disc in

 

Tech Support Specialist: Justin, Network Administrator/Not Limited replied 8 years ago


Well, I could write down each and every step, but this site is the one I've used to assist my clients in recovering their admin passwords (it will not give you the password, it will just blank it).

So I'll refer you here. Take your time, if you get stuck anywhere please let me know and I'll guide you further.

http://pogostick.net/~pnh/ntpasswd/

The basics are though to create a bootdisc (instructions present there as well). Boot off that disc, it loads up a linux kernal to access to the user account in question and the next instructions will tell you what to type. Its very finicky about the order in which you do things so please refer to it CAREFULLY and follow it exactly.

Keep in mind, this doesn't work with Vista or 7, they require reinstalls to bypass.
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Tech Support Specialist: Justin, Network Administrator/Not Limited replied 8 years ago
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