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August 21, 2005 2:51:02 PM

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I haven't used my personal computer since college in May. Now after the
summer i forgot my password to log on to windows xp. Is there a way I can
over-ride my old password so i can get on?

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August 21, 2005 3:25:39 PM

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Katie wrote:

> I haven't used my personal computer since college in May. Now after the
> summer i forgot my password to log on to windows xp. Is there a way I can
> over-ride my old password so i can get on?

See this link. Should be something there to help you:
http://www3.telus.net/dandemar/lostpass.htm

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Rock
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August 22, 2005 12:22:06 AM

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Katie wrote:

> I haven't used my personal computer since college in May. Now
> after the summer i forgot my password to log on to windows xp.
> Is there a way I can over-ride my old password so i can get on?
Hi,

Try to log on with the builtin Administrator user:

How to Log On to Windows XP If You Forget Your Password or Your
Password Expires
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;321305


If you have a password issue, you might try to reset the local
Administrator password with one of the methods mentioned here
(you might need to create the boot cd/floppy on another computer):

http://www.petri.co.il/forgot_administrator_password.ht...




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