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    Forgot the Administrator password in Win XP, how to reset the password from limited user account?


    Do you want to know the options to reset the administrator account password of your system running on Windows XP? Follow this thread to read advice from our experts to reset the administrator account password of your system running on Windows XP OS.

    I have forgot the administrator accounts password of one of the Windows XP desktop PC at my office. And, unable to recover the password now.

    Is there any option to reset the administrator account password, from the limited user account on same PC.
  • #3666
    Here is one trick that you can use to reset all of your accounts on Windows XP.
    1. Start your PC and press F5 button it will lead you to new several options.
    2. Select the option "Start Windows with command prompt".
    3. Then your OS will start with only command prompt and other graphical features.
    4. At command prompt type command "netusers".
    5. The you can see all the users with their usernames.
    6. Then just choose the username for which you want to change the password and types command as " yourselectedusername newpassword newpassord".
    7. The restart the PC and start in normal mode. Provide the correct username and password to login to your system.
    Hope this will help you to solve your problem.

    Regards,
    Sachin R. Kukale
    Editor-Forum


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