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How to Unlock Windows XP Password When You Forgot the Password

How to unlock windows xp password when forgot windows xp password? Here will share my own 3 best ways to help you unlock windows xp password when you forgot windows xp password.

3 methods to unlock Windows XP password:

Method 1: Unlock Windows XP Password With Windows Password Recovery Tool

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

Method 3: Unlock Windows XP Password by Command

Method 1: Unlock Windows XP Password With Windows Password Recovery Tool

Windows Password Recovery is an all-in-one password recovery tool, which can recover lost or forgotten Windows XP password within a few seconds. Just 3 steps to unlock windows xp password:

Step 1. Download and Install the software, run it.

Step 2. Burn a CD/DVD or USB flash drive

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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Step 3. Unlock Windows XP Password.

Insert the newly burned CD/DVD or USB flash drive to your locked computer and set the computer to boot from CD/DVD or USB drive, then start your locked computer. After booting from CD/DVD-ROM or USB flash drive, Windows Password Recovery will start automatically and display a friendly interface.

Note: 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.

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Select a user from list and click 'Reset' button to unlock the lost windows xp password. Now you can log on your windows xp without password.top

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

Windows Password Recovery Ultimate supports create a new Administrator account and delete any account, so that you can login with this new user to unlock the forgotten windows xp password.

Follow the steps below to create a new administrator user:

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

Step 2. Create a Windows password disk.

Insert writable CD/DVD-ROM disc or USB Flash Drive and then click "Burn to CD/DVD" or "Burn to USB" to start burning.

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Step 3. Insert the Windows password 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.

Step 4. Select the Windows XP system and click the "Add User" button to add a new administrator user.

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

Method 3: Unlock Windows XP Password by Net User

It is easier and safer to unlock Windows xp password by net user. Now we try to login with administrator account and then you can reset lost windows xp passwords by net user.

Unlock Windows XP Password by Net User Just Three Steps:

Step 1: Login your Windows as administrator, click on Start, type cmd in the Search box and then press "Enter".

Step 2: Type net user, all user accounts of your computer will be listed.

Step 3: Type net user "User Name" "New Password" and press Enter. Now you can login your Windows XP with this new password.

If the administrator account is inactive, you cannot use this method to unlock windows xp password. You should use Method 1 or Method 2. top

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