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How do I retrieve my XP passwords

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Kapustin Yar, Dec 22, 2010.

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  1. Kapustin Yar

    Kapustin Yar Thread Starter

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    Hi Gang,

    My mom died recently and she was the administrator of my PC's. The PC's had passwords attached to them and Now I can't go the administrators desktop. Can you help me out and help me to retrieve this password?

    I can get into my desktop by my desktop can't do certain administrative functions.
     
  2. flavallee

    flavallee Trusted Advisor

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    No assistance is provided here for bypassing or circumventing a password-protected computer. Read the "Passwords" section at the site rules.

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  3. gfne

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    I'm sorry for your Mom dying. Unfortunately, there is nothing we can do for you here.
     
  4. Byteman

    Byteman Gone but Never Forgotten

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    Closing the thread for reasons stated. You can regain "control" if you do either a full Recovery or a clean install of Windows. If you need help doing that we would be able to help you if you start a new thread in the forum for operating system version you use. Thank you.
     
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