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The Fastest Way to Remove A Forgotten Windows XP Password

August 13th, 2013 by Admin

What to do if you forgot Windows XP password? If you don’t have a password reset disk and the password hint doesn’t help you, there is no other way around it years ago. But nowadays you can remove a forgotten Windows XP password right away.

PCUnlocker is probably the fastest and easiest way to remove a Windows password. All you have to do is insert the PCUnlocker boot CD, and the tool enables you to reset password in just a few mouse clicks!

How to Remove A Forgotten Windows XP Password?

PCUnlocker comes as an ISO image which you have to burn to a CD. It is also possible to boot from a USB stick. The freeware ISO2Disc enables you to burn the ISO image of PCUnlocker to a CD or USB stick easily.

Shortly after the PCUnlocker boot CD starts loading, you’ll see the PCUnlocker program itself. This program displays a list of user accounts for your Windows XP system. If you’ve set up a dual-boot system, make sure you choose the SAM file of your desired operating system.

Choose a user account that you want to remove the password of, and then click on “Reset Password” button. The program will remove your forgotten Windows XP password instantly, and also tweak your account’s improper settings that prevent you from logging in to Windows.

Now restart the computer and remove the PCUnlocker boot CD. You can then log back into Windows XP user account without a password! It’s that simple!

You can now bookmark this page so you can come back in a few months when you have again forgotten your password, or you could create a PCUnlocker boot CD right away.

How to Remove Lost Windows XP Administrator Password

July 14th, 2013 by Admin

I have lost the administrator password to my machine which is running Windows XP Pro. I have changed my password a few days ago but now I couldn’t remember the new password. Is there a way to reset or remove it without having to wipe and reload my computer?

If you happen to forget your Windows XP administrator password, or if someone changed it, and you think there is no chance of accessing your operating system, instead of reformatting your system and lose all your important files. Luckily there is a quick and effective way to remove lost Windows XP administrator password. As long as you have a PCUnlocker Live CD, you can boot your computer from the CD which provides you an easy way to reset Windows XP password instantly.

How to Remove Lost Windows XP Administrator Password?

  1. Download the zipped ISO image of PCUnlocker on an alternate PC you can log on to. Unzip the download file and you’ll see a bootable ISO image file: pcunlocker.iso, which need to be burned on to a CD (or USB flash drive) using ISO2Disc program.
  2. After you’ve created a PCUnlocker Live CD, connect it to your locked computer that you want to remove the lost Windows XP administrator password for. When the computer is booting, you will need to press the correct key to get into the Boot Menu. It is usually F12 or Del key. Once in the Boot Menu, select the CD/DVD-ROM Drive that you just created and press Enter.
  3. Now comes the easy part. Just sit back and wait for the computer to load the WinPE operating system which is installed on your Live CD. After about half a minute, you’ll see the PCUnlocker program which displays a list of local user accounts that are detected on your computer.
  4. Choose the administrator account and click on Reset Password button. The program will remove your lost Windows XP administrator password, and also tweak your account’s settings in case the administrator account is locked out, disabled or expired.
  5. Restart the computer and remove the Live CD. Now you can log back into your Windows XP administrator account with a blank/empty password.

PCUnlocker can be used as a safe and easy solution to remove existing Windows XP administrator password that has been forgotten, lost or simply do no have. Besides the abilities of resetting passwords, PCUnlocker can also unlock the administrator account that is locked out, disabled or expired.

How to Remove Windows 7/Vista/XP Password if You Forgot it

July 12th, 2012 by Admin

I’ve started to use my old laptop as our main one is currently broken down, sadly I have forgotten my administrator password on my laptop and can’t access the files originally saved in that computer. Another mistake is that I do not have a password reset disk, or what ever it is called. So I have no idea on how to remove Windows password.

People often tend to forget their Windows login password on a rarely used computer. Imagine that some day you decide to unpack an old computer and find that you are locked out of the computer, and can’t recall the password anymore. That’s so depressing!

Fortunately there is an easy way to remove Windows 7/Vista/XP password if you forgot Windows administrator or user passwords. With Reset Windows Password utility you can remove forgotten Windows password in just a few simple steps.

How to Remove Windows Password:

  1. Download the self-extracting package of Reset Windows Password utility. Unzip the download file, then burn the ISO image file: ResetWindowsPwd.iso to a CD or USB flash drive.
  2. Insert the password reset disk into your locked computer. Let the computer to boot from it. To do this you may have to enter into BIOS and set CD or USB as the first boot device.
  3. It may take a minute for the bootdisk to load some required system files and launch the Reset Windows Password utility.
  4. On the main screen of Reset Windows Password utility, you can choose the Windows SAM registry hive. The program will display all user accounts inside the SAM database.
  5. Choose a user account whose password you want to remove, then click Reset Password button to remove your forgotten password.

How to remove Windows 7/Vista/XP password? You have done it! Reset Windows Password utility lets you remove Windows Admin or user password instantly on all versions of Windows in the event that an Administrator’s password is forgotten or lost. You can log on to your computer again without reinstalling Windows.