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How to Access Computer If Forgot Windows XP Password

Forgot Windows XP password and can't log into computer?

It happens to most of computer users. Create a password to prevent unpermitted access to the computer, and let the computer remember it automatically. Some day, find that you are locked out of the computer after doing a cleaning work for your computer, and can't recall the password anymore. That's so depressing! Just cheer up after the depression for a second. There is a way for you to fix the "forgot administrator password for Wondows XP" thing.

First. You need a password recovery tool

Some friends asked in the forum about how to get a recovery tool, because they lost the password and couldn't log into it. That really doesn't matter. You can get it on another computer. Generally the password recovery tool is also a bootable disk, which enables you to get into the computer first and recover the password later.

Therefore, if you don't have one, please get it here: Wondershare LiveBoot bootable CD/USB, which can help you access your computer and let you reset the password. This program is fully compatible with Windows 7, Vista and XP.

 After running Liveboot on your computer, the program interface will be displayed as follow. Insert the prepared CD or USB drive into the computer, and follow the instruction to burn a bootable USB or CD. The burning will start in 1 click then..

If you don't you have no burner on your computer, you can also choose to burn with a USB drive, which can be directly burned with this program.

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Second. Access your computer with the disk

Then connect the bootable disk or USB to the computer, whose administrator password you forgot.

Run the computer and press F12 in start window to enter the Boot Device Menu when the system begins. Then select the USB CD-ROM Drive and hit on Enter, and you are getting the screen as follow. Choose to "Boot from LiveBoot", and it will take you sevaral minutes to load the Windows files before you get into the system.

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Third. Reset the fogotten Windows XP password

After entering the computer,  click on the "Password & Key Finder" menu on the LiveBoot to get the "Admin Password Resetter", which enables you to reset the password you forget as blank. All you need to do is to perform one click on the green button of "Admin Password Resetter".

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Then you can disconnect the disk and restart the computer. You'll find you can get into the computer directly without being asked for password.

Don't forget your Windows XP password again. Do remember to set a password that you'll never forget. :)

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