Re: xp asks for password...
From: Ash (Ash_at_discussions.microsoft.com)
Date: Mon, 29 Aug 2005 10:01:02 -0700
- thanks for the answer, Galen.
tried as suggested, but does not work.
password recovery software shows both administrator and user passwords as
cannot still log on.
-- Ashish "Galen" wrote: > In news:03604205-F160-4F73-AB7B-931E352ECD31@microsoft.com, > Ash <Ash@discussions.microsoft.com> had this to say: > > My reply is at the bottom of your sent message: > > > hi experts, > > > > had sp2 and other updates installed. > > uninstalled most of them because...well because i was trying to > > install older software that worked before sp2 was installed.. > > > > anyway, now big problem. suddenly xp asks for password to logon, and > > this is really strange, cos i have never in my life had a password > > for my computer. > > > > so obviously no matter what i enter, the computer asks politely if > > i've forgotten the password.... > > > > what to do? big problem. please help. > > > > thanks... > > Have you tried leaving it blank? If that didn't work then go ahead and kill > the password, log on as admin, and then change the password for your > account. > > Password Problems : > http://kgiii.info/windows/2k-XP/security/password_problems.html > > Galen > -- > > "You know that a conjurer gets no credit when once he has explained his > trick; and if I show you too much of my method of working, you will > come to the conclusion that I am a very ordinary individual after all." > > Sherlock Holmes > > >