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Old 06-03-2011, 07:33 AM   #1
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Default How To Reset / Recover A Forgotten Windows XP Password

In this guide I will show you how To Reset / Recover A Forgotten Windows XP Password easily using our boot disk. There are a few things you will need

1 - Either our free boot disk here, Or our paid / premium boot disk (Recommended) from here
2 - A computer that is capable of booting to a CD-ROM

Put the boot disk in to your system and boot to it, It will load the main menu as shown below

Tools To Use From Free Boot Disk To Fix Reset / Recover A Forgotten Windows XP Password

-From the main menu select the "Windows/BIOS Password Tools" menu then you can use the following tools to reset or recover a forgotten windows xp password

FreeDos - Password Recovery + NTFS Support
Password Changer NT/2000/XP/Vista/7
Password Recovery For Windows
Offline NT Password & Registry Editor 080802

Tools To Use From The Paid / Premium Boot Disk To Fix Reset / Recover A Forgotten Windows XP Password

RECOMMENDED METHORD - From the boot disks main menu select "Microsoft Diagnostics and Recovery (Windows XP)" This program might take a few minutes to load. When the screen below loads select your operating system (Circled in red) then select your keyboard layout and Time Zone then click ok.

After you click on ok the program will load a desktop simular to "Windows XP" Click on the start button and select System Tools > Locksmith. Now follow the prompts to recover your password. A screenshot of lock smith is shown below

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