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What to do if I forgot my Administrator password?

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When I go to safe mode, there is my main account and Administrator, but I want to go in Administrator, but I forgot the password, what can I do???
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There are many methods available, but the easiest and most time-efficient way is to run a repair of XP. Otherwise you'll be on a linux-based LiveCd trying to hack your own registry from a command line. Trust me, it's not fun.
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There are many methods available, but the easiest and most time-efficient way is to run a repair of XP. Otherwise you'll be on a linux-based LiveCd trying to hack your own registry from a command line. Trust me, it's not fun.
So, boot the CD in and uhh.....
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So, boot the CD in and uhh.....
Some very good instructions:
http://www.michaelstevenstech.com/XP...install.htm#RI

The repair is easy and relatively risk-free, plus it will likely fix whatever issue you needed to boot into Safe Mode for anyway.
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Originally Posted by Chipp View Post
Some very good instructions:
http://www.michaelstevenstech.com/XP...install.htm#RI

The repair is easy and relatively risk-free, plus it will likely fix whatever issue you needed to boot into Safe Mode for anyway.
Thx potato Chipp!
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