Re: lost administrator password

From: SULY (SULYDEN_at_HOTMAIL.COM)
Date: 08/09/03


Date: Fri, 8 Aug 2003 22:50:47 -0700


JUPITER JONES,
THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR THIS ADVICE. I WAS HAVING THE
SAME TROUBLE AS MICHELLE AND IT REALLY HELPED ME A LOT TO
GO TO http://SUPPORT.MICROSOFT.COM/?KBID=321305.
I WAS ABLE TO SOLVE MY PROBLEM.

THANK YOU AGAIN

SULY
>-----Original Message-----
>Michelle;
>The password is Case Sensitive.
>Check Caps Lock and try various of Capital combinations.
>
>http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=321305
>Or
>Log in to any account that has Administrator access.
>Then go to User Accounts in Control Panel.
>Select the user and change the password.
>
>Reboot to Safe Mode, select Administrator, leave password
blank.
>Then go to User Accounts in Control Panel.
>Select the user and change the password.
>If you are using Windows XP Pro and have encrypted data,
you may
>permanently lose access to the encrypted data.
>
>Here is another option:
>http://www.wininternals.com/products/repairandrecovery/ind
ex.asp
>
>Another option is to install Windows XP on another
partition and take
>Ownership of your data.
>You could also perform another installation on the same
partition,
>although this is not a permanent fix and it is
recommended to perform
>a Clean Installation after retrieving your data.
>
>After this is resolved, take precautions to not lose the
password.
>
>--
>Jupiter Jones [MVP]
>An easier way to read newsgroup messages:
>http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/pro/using/newsgroups/se
tup.asp
>http://dts-l.org/index.html
>
>
>"Michelle" <mgraymendoza@yahoo.com> wrote in message
>news:038101c35de2$d13eed20$a101280a@phx.gbl...
>> I do not remember my administrator password and am
unable
>> to log onto Windows XP. I do not have administrator
>> rights under any other account (only a guest account).
>> How can I fix this problem?
>
>
>.
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