Operating system Windows How to create a password reset disk to free log on to windows when forget your password?
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How to create a password reset disk to free log on to windows when forget your password?

If you ever forget your password—you can use to log on to your computer by a password reset disk, if not, you'll have to reinstall Windows XP to use your computer.

How to create the password reset disk in Windows XP?

1.

Log on to your computer as an administrator.

2.

Click Start, and then click Control Panel.

Start menu with Control Panel selected

3.

Under Pick a category, click User Accounts.

Control Panel window with User Accounts selected

4.

In the User Accounts window, click the account name that you want to create a password reset disk for.

User Accounts window with account name selected

5.

Under the Related Tasks section, click Prevent a forgotten password.

User Accounts window with Prevent a forgotten password selected in Related Tasks area

6.

On the Welcome to the Forgotten Password Wizard page, click Next.

Welcome to the Forgotten Password Wizard page with Next selected

7.

Insert a floppy disk into your disk drive. If necessary, select the disk drive you want to use, and then click Next.

Note: If your computer doesn’t have a floppy disk drive, you won’t be able to use this wizard. If you cannot install a floppy disk drive on your computer or laptop, you could consider using a USB-connected floppy disk drive.

Create a Password Reset Disk page with Next selected

8.

Type your password, and then click Next.

Current User Account Password page with password entered and Next selected

9.

After the Forgotten Password Wizard creates your password reset disk, click Next.

Creating Password Reset Disk page with Next selected

10.

Click Finish.

Completing the Forgotten Password Wizard page with Finish selected

Remove your password reset disk and store it in a safe, secure place. If you ever forget your password, you can use this disk to reset and change your password.


Operating system - Windows