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Three Best and Reliable Solution to Reset Windows XP Password

What if forgot Windows XP password? How to reset Windows XP password? This article describes three best and reliable solution to reset windows XP password when you forgot Windows XP password.

Three methods for resetting windows XP password:

1. Reset Windows XP Password With Windows XP Password Reset Tool

2. Reset Windows XP Password by creating a new Administrator account user

3. Reset Forgotten Windows XP Password in safe mode

Method 1: Reset Windows XP Password With Windows XP Password Reset Tool

Here we would like to recommend the best Windows XP Password Reset software to help you reset lost Windows XP password. You can use this software to create a bootable windows XP password reset CD/DVD or USB flash drive to reset a forgotten Windows XP password in minutes. Just four steps:

1. Download and Install the software

2. Create a Windows XP password reset disk.

Insert a blank CD/DVD or USB flash drive to your computer, and then select your target devices. Click 'Burn to CD/DVD' button or 'Burn to USB' button to start burning.

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3. Start your locked computer from the bootable CD/DVD or USB flash drive.

Insert the Windows XP password reset disk to your locked computer and set the computer to boot from CD/DVD or USB drive.

To set the computer to boot from CD/DVD-ROM, please refer to How to set computer to boot from CD/DVD-ROM.

To set the computer to boot from USB drive, please refer to How to set computer to boot from USB drive.

4. Reset Windows XP Password.

Select Windows XP system you would like to reset the user password, and then Select a user you want to reset its password. Click 'Reset' button to reset the password. Now you can log on your windows XP system without password.

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Method 2: Reset Windows XP Password by creating a new Administrator account user

This method will tell you how to create a Windows XP Administrator new account when you do not login windows XP system, and you can login with this new account to reset other account password. This is the easy-to-use ways to reset lost windows XP administrator password.

Follow the steps below to reset password for windows XP:

1. Free Download Windows Password Recovery Ultimate, install and launch.

2. Create a Windows XP password reset disk.

  • To create a Windows XP password reset CD/DVD disk, please insert writable CD/DVD disc and click "Burn to CD/DVD" button to start burning.
  • To create a Windows XP password reset USB disk, please insert USB Flash Drive and click "Burn to USB" button to start burning.

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3. Insert the Windows XP password reset disk to your locked computer and set the computer to boot from CD/DVD or USB drive.

To set the computer to boot from CD/DVD-ROM, please refer to How to set computer to boot from CD/DVD-ROM.

To set the computer to boot from USB drive, please refer to How to set computer to boot from USB drive.

4. Select the Windows XP system you want to create account, and then Click the "Add User" button to add a new account.

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5. Click "Reboot" button to reboot computer. After rebooting, you can login with new account. Now you can reset other account with this new account.top

Method 3: Reset Windows XP Password in safe mode

It is easier and safer to reset Windows XP password in Safe Mode when lost your Windows XP password. Now we try to login safe with administrator account and then you can reset all user passwords in control panel. Just three steps.

Step 1: Boot or reboot your Windows XP system. Press F8 repeatedly until the "Windows Advanced Options Menu" screen appears.

Step 2: Select "Safe Mode" and then Press Enter.

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Step 3: Log in with "Administrator" account until you see login screen. Now, you can click "Start > open the control panel > users accounts", and reset any user password.

If the administrator account is inactive or set the password, you cannot use the method to reset windows XP password. You should use Method 1 or Method 2. top

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