This quick tip will teach you how to reset your Windows XP administrator password
without the use of any software or programs.
Recover Windows XP Administrative Password
The first step in recovering your Windows XP password is to reboot your computer in safe mode
. You can do this by restarting your computer and repeatedly pressing F8
as the computer loads.
Once in safe mode, click on Start
. In the box that opens, type
. You will now have access to all user accounts, including that of the administrator.
To reset the admin password, click on the Admin
user account, followed by Reset Password
Enter a new password into the New password
field and then confirm it. Save your new password by clicking OK