How to break your administrator password through simple methods.
Sunday morning. You just had your breakfast, now you're settling in to check your e-mail. A fatal error occurred and administrative access is required to fix it. So you prepare to log in to the administrative account on your computer, and find that the account is password protected, and you can't remember that, since it was probably several months since you installed Windows. You may be thinking "What can I do to change the password or just get administrative access?" Here's one way you can get back in!
Here are instructions for changing the Windows XP/NT/2k password, Administrator or any other user, without knowing the original password.
Forgetting your Windows administrator login password. With no way to get into the system, you can’t even perform basic maintenance, let alone a thorough tune-up. Formatting is always an option, but we consider that a last resort. (Plus, guess who’s going to have to help reinstall all the programs lost after a wipe?) But all hope is not lost. There are a few ways to actually retrieve a lost Windows account password. Read on, and we’ll show you the light.
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The following steps assume you have no access to the computer itself by any account visible for you at this point. If you have an other account available, the process can be shorter. In this case you can use a different account with administrator rights to change the password of the other user using a simple command. If this is the case, just open the start menu and type "cmd" in the search bar and press enter. This will open a dos window. type "NET USER [username of the lost account] [new password]" and it should change the password. If not, read on.
A way that you can hack into a computer is that when you are booting the computer, press f8 and hold onto it. There should be a screen that has the following at the top: safe mode/safe mode with networking/ safe mode with command prompt. if you want to access the internet, you will have to choose: safe mode with networking.
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Here is a simple way to access Windows XP with Administrator rights and privileges if you have password protected your User account on your Windows XP system and can't remember the password(s) to login. Whenever Windows XP is installed on a system, it creates a default account called "Administrator" and by default this account is not password protected. Therefore, if you bought a brand name computer (such as Dell, HP, Compaq or Sony) or you have installed Windows XP yourself. You should be able to login to the computer through the unprotected Administrator account.