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How to Reset Windows XP Password When You Forgot Administrator Password

Forgetting Windows XP administrator password can be extremely difficult to deal with. In some circumstances, losing your password can mean that you have to reinstall your operating system if you want to be able to use your computer again. However, there is a common Windows password recovery solution to reset lost Windows XP password when you forgot the administrator password.


To reset administrator password on Windows XP, you only need to create a Widows XP password reset disk to help you get into the computer and perform the password resetting. All this takes you 2 steps..

Step 1: Create a Windows XP Password Reset Disc

Download the ZIP archive file of Windows Password Resetter and save it on any computer you have access to. Unzip it and there should be a bootable ISO image: WPR.iso. Burn the image onto a blank CD or DVD using any ISO burning software such as BurnCDCC.


Set BIOS to boot from Windows Password Resetter CD

Step 2: Reset Windows XP Password

Pop in the password reset disc into the CD-ROM drive of your locked computer and restart the computer. The boot loading screen should appear immediately.


Windows Password Resetter CD is initializing.


After completion of boot process, you see the main screen of Windows Password Resetter.


The main interface of Windows Password Resetter


Select your Windows XP SAM registry hive (eg. C:\Windows\system32\config\SAM), the program will instantly display a list of user accounts available on your Windows XP system. Select a user account and click the Reset button. You have successfully reset your lost Windows XP password. Now you are able to log in to your computer without typing a password.


Windows Password Resetter can help you access any computer you have physical access to and let you reset the administrator password. Not only for Windows XP, this program also works well on Windows 7 and Vista.

Sounds good?Go ahead and try Windows Password Resetter today!