Re: xp asks for password...

From: Ash (Ash_at_discussions.microsoft.com)
Date: 08/29/05


Date: Mon, 29 Aug 2005 10:01:02 -0700

hi

- thanks for the answer, Galen.
tried as suggested, but does not work.

password recovery software shows both administrator and user passwords as
'blank'.

cannot still log on.
suggestions?

- thanks.

-- 
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 
> 
> 
>