how do i wipe my dell xp hard drive if i am locked out of my computer

my dell computer is running xp and I am locked out by administer so I want to wipe it clean and start again. can anyone help?
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  1. Get a friends pc and take out their hdd and install yours. Wipe it on their pc and then take it out and put it back in yours. Hope this helps :)
  2. That depends on what you mean by "locked out by administer".

    A BIOS password that you do not know? Ask whoever set the password.
    Windows password? Simply reinstall.
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