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forgotten admin password

New postby jamesng98200X » 24 Apr 2007 11:01

what will happen if i forgot admin password in winxp and never create a user (admin right) ...my friend's suggests format HD :twisted: any other solution
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New postby andrew80 » 24 Apr 2007 13:35

run windows recovery using the windows CD.
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New postby jamesng98200X » 24 Apr 2007 22:53

is it all software still there or missing files cause my programs not function? :twisted: for my lappy i had tried before it will delete certain program eg: microsoft office
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New postby andrew80 » 25 Apr 2007 11:30

windows recovery will recover a previously good version of your windows registry. This will cause programs that rely on registry keys to malfunction.

You will need to re-install most of your software which cannot restore its own keys.

Microsoft Office should prompt you to reinstall.
There are some programs which dont need reinstallation. My advice is to double click the programs icon. If the program cannot start, then reinstall it.

All your other files will be safe.
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New postby BlueyKch » 25 Apr 2007 12:25

Program files normally need to be reinstalled...data files are normally not touched.

However, it will be safer to put your data in another partition, if you have one.
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New postby l_berd » 26 Apr 2007 15:20

window password forgotten nvm.. hard disk password forgotten then really no more choice.. :lol:
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New postby ricvai » 26 Apr 2007 16:01

I used to forgot the admin password, try google in internet for password recovery software. I still got 1 on my pc, its called XP Online Password Retriever, but it took approximately 2 days to decrypt the password and show the results. You'll need a floppy drive for this.
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New postby BHASKAR » 28 Apr 2007 17:46

For recovering password lots of softwares are available over internet one of is Active Password Recovery. It'll erase u r current password,no need to format u r harddisk.
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New postby BlueyKch » 28 Apr 2007 23:57

Anyone tried it? Does the demo version work? Any freewares for this?
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New postby sheneiji » 31 Jan 2009 19:11

1.Borrow your computer friend
2. hook up hd
3. Boot Using Your friend account.
4. Copy your file to your friend computer.
5. Format Everything
6. Install your everything.


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New postby Hell's Angel » 11 May 2009 11:17

Erm.. There are many ways u can do actually..
May i suggest use a self-made OS instead? Like Bart PE or Linux, or just simply install one more inside ur HDD to save ur data inside?
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Re: forgotten admin password

New postby noblas » 19 Aug 2009 11:02

Try this link instead.. http://ophcrack.sourceforge.net/ Haven't tried it before but be my guest .... :-P
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Re: forgotten admin password

New postby boatman » 23 Oct 2009 19:21

I was looking for the same information....thanks for sharing
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Re: forgotten admin password

New postby steveljohn8 » 06 Nov 2009 17:40

There is no problem if you forget the password through the hint of the password you may recover it.Its very simple.
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Re: forgotten admin password

New postby ariffinastute » 14 Jan 2010 05:00

Hallo,
Everybody I'm new blogger.
I saw u had a problem with forgotten admin password.

My solution wasn't recover it but change new password.
(assuming u are using win XP)
1.switch on PC.
2. press F8 to get into safe mode.
3.when it start go into start menu>control panel>user account>user account>then hit ur account. Then
change the password....after done. switch off ur PC back and then start windows normally, at login interface apply ur new password..

good luck,
Adios friend :D
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