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  1. 1Start your computer.
    2Press Ctrl + Alt + Delete twice when you see Windows XP logon screen.
    3. When ‘Log On to Windows’ dialog box appears, type Administrator in the User name box.
    4.Type the password in the password box, and then click ‘OK’. Or you can directly click ‘OK’ if you do not set a password.
    5.Click ‘Start’, ‘Run’, type ‘control userpasswords2’, click ‘OK’.
    6. On the Users tab, click the name of the user account that you want to reset the password for, and then click ‘Reset Password’.
    7.Set your new password and click ‘OK’ on the ‘Reset Password’ dialog box. And then click ‘OK’ on user tab.
    8. Restart the computer, and then try to log on to Windows again.
    I have tried this method. I also found another useful way, besides, to use Windows Login Recovery tool can also achieve this. You can also have a try.
    If you’d like to learn more, you can search it on web, or directly visit: http://www.windowsloginrecovery.com/

  2. Very useful for me. This is what i have been searching for.

  3. Thanks Emma, that was very helpful.

  4. Great information, very clear explanation. Thanks a million!

  5. I would suggest better to disable the guest account on any computer. It should be enabled only when there is a specific use case to enable logins for a user without password.http://www.windows-commandline.com/enable-disable-guest-account/

  6. What’s up, for all time i used to check
    website posts here in the early hours in the daylight, since i like to find out more and more.

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