How to Create a Windows XP Password Reset Disk to Access Locked Computer
That's too bad to be locked out when forgetting the Windows login password. Many people search online for a solution to make a password reset disk assisting them to access the computer. Well, there are two ways that you can use to make a password reset disk for Windows XP, Vista or Windows 7.
Next, let's take Windows XP as an example. If you still remember the password, choose the first way, if not, the second one is your option.
Part 1: Create a Windows XP password reset disk with the original password
Step1. Insert a blank floppy disk into the drive, and click on "Start" to open "User Accounts" in the "Control Panel".
Step2. Click your account name to go to the "Prevent a forgotten password" in the Related Tasks on the left side.
Step3. Follow the forgotten password wizard to create a password reset disk for your Windows XP.
It's a very simple work, and everyone can do it when you have the original password. If you've forgotten or lost the original password, you need to choose the second way to make an XP password reset disk to remove the original password.
Part 2: Create a Windows XP password reset disk without the original password
First, get a Windows XP password reset program: Wondershare LiveBoot 2012, which enbles you to burn it into a password reset disk for Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7 or 2000, to boot your computer and reset the lost password as blank.
Now, follow the steps below to do what you need.
Install and run the program on your computer, you'll get the wizard of creating a password reset disk as follow. Insert a blank CD/DVD or USB drive into the drive, and click on the burning button to begin the burning process. All the left work will be done in seconds by the program.
Note: If you don't have a burner installed on your computer, you should choose to burn with a USB drive, which doesn't require one.
Use the XP password reset disk to access your locked computer
When getting the Windows XP password reset disk, insert it into the locked computer and start it. Press F12 when the system begins to load, and you'll reach the Boot Device Menu. Select the USB CD-ROM Drive and hit on Enter. Then you get the boot menu as follow. Choose "Boot from LiveBoot" and you can enter the locked system.
Reset the password with this XP password reset disk
When the system appears, you'll get the LiveBoot, which has launched automatically. Click on the "Password & Key Finder", and hit the green button of the "Admin Password Resetter". Then you can reset the lost XP login password as blank easily and fast.
Then restart the computer and you can login without being asked for any password. This way of making a Windows XP password reset disk is perfect for those, who have forgotten or lost their original login password. In order to avoid this unhappy thing, you can make one immediately when creating the password for future use.