The files and documents are still on the drive and are intact. Type a Y for Yes to overwrite the file. Join our site today to ask your question. TheOutcaste, Dec 5, 2009 #14 Trekker73 Joined: Jan 16, 2010 Messages: 2 Hello Everyone, I'm having the same logon issue as described here (had a virus, cleaned and re-booted, then couldn't
does it say you typed the wrong password or is your keyboard not typing the letters? Thats not good. Click here to join today! Resetting the password is a trivial thing once you get the hang of making and booting the NTPASSWD CD.
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Sorry for the rapid replies, but i really did want to fix the computer. I do not know what one to do. It appears you have opted out of easy and want to bash up the installed OS further.I understand folk have a hard time with this but at times you wonder.Bob.....Hey, Proffitt This doesnt mean the hard drive is destroyed does it?
To retrieve the original passwords Monitor, you need a program such as LC5 installed on a computer, and the SAM file in C:\WINDOWS\system32\config. but tapping R allowed me to get into Recovery Console. About this wikiHow How helpful is this? Windows Xp Can't Login Activation Find the SAM file and change the first character.
If you have, try this, take the xp disk out, power up, when it gets to the logon screen, do not type anything, just hit "ENTER" Freemorrison, Dec 3, 2009 Discussions cover Windows 2003 Server, Windows installation, adding and removing programs, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, and other OS-related questions.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion Can't log in windows xp, tried logging Similar Topics Windows XP problem: can't login to any user accounts Apr 14, 2008 No longer able to boot into Windows XP or safe mode Dec 8, 2008 Cannot gain access Windows 10 Upgrade: Can I choose 32-bit or 64-bit?
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Cool, sounds like it put enough Rs into the buffer to send it TheOutcaste, Dec 5, 2009 #12 Michael- Thread Starter Joined: Nov 11, 2009 Messages: 66 SOLVED! Create an account EXPLORE Community DashboardRandom ArticleAbout UsCategoriesRecent Changes HELP US Write an ArticleRequest a New ArticleAnswer a RequestMore Ideas... Can't Log Into Windows Xp Professional Anyway after tapping F8 as before choose Safe mode with Command Prompt. Ntpasswd Cd You must own the computer and be licensed to use the operating system.
If anyone has any better ideas or thoughts about the Ideas already posted please let me know! 04-24-2012, 08:44 PM #6 Corday Team Manager Microsoft Support Join Browse to C:\Windows\system32\config Double click on SOFTWARE (the one with no extension) In the Key Name: box type @Software navigate to here: Code: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\[COLOR=Red]@[/COLOR]SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon In the right pane, double click Is there any other ways around the password? Please try again now or at a later time. Windows Xp Default Password
You may need to choose the Windows installation if you have a dual boot system. I have tried to manually do a restore using cmd in minixp and the parameter was not recognized. hdd dumb question lol Screen Sharing Applications (like... I followed your advice and we put up a pretty good fight!
Regarding your new reply. How To Bypass Windows Xp Login Home About Contact Us Menu Loading... 03 February 2012 Home » windows xp » Windows XP Activation Loop (Can't log-on to Windows desktop) Windows XP Activation Loop (Can't log-on to Windows Thank you in advance, Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - Juat a quick question?
Make Google your friend too. 04-25-2012, 06:14 PM #13 spunk.funk TSF Team, Emeritus Join Date: May 2010 Location: Los Angeles Posts: 35,381 OS: Windows 10 64 bit,
Have you tried logging in to the safe mode as an administrator? I actually had this experience when I was trying to use my laptop which was deserted for almost a year. Log out of the administrative account, then log back in to your account with the new password. 11 Reboot your computer. Log On To Windows Xp Forgot Password If that doesn't work, the rules won't let us help you get around it.
As Corday said, restart the computer and press F8 and choose Safe Mode with Networking. As above, im going now, speak to you soon Nov 11, 2008 #25 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Page 1 of 2 Exit the command shell dialogue, don't type in anything else if you don't know what you're doing, you could really hose down your computer. I've Thread Tools Search this Thread 04-24-2012, 02:00 PM #1 Atrolus Registered Member Join Date: Apr 2012 Posts: 8 OS: windows xp Here's my problem.
Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? You should be able to login to the computer through the unprotected Administrator account. Is that right? Now type (or copy & paste from here) %systemroot%\system32\restore\rstrui.exe.
Press START, click RUN, and type in CMD, press ENTER. Then, once you get the C:\Windows> prompt, (I am assuming that your CD drive is letter E, but change to your CD drive letter accordingly) type:"EXPAND E:\i386\userinit.ex_ C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32" without the quotes I click a user and it kicks me right back out.