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my password will not log me on

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by trixie01, Sep 18, 2003.

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  1. trixie01

    trixie01 Thread Starter

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    Last night while surfing the Web my computer apparently crashed and shutdown when I went to reboot the computer it had my name as a user and needed a password to load Windows. But when Iput my password in it tells me that it is the wrong password and it is not because that is the same one that I have always used. I have Windows 2000 Professional and need thiscomputer to run to operate my business. Please help, Is there an override password or something that I can do during reboot to change current password?!!!!
     
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  3. Rick1953

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    Boot the machine in safe mode and you will bypass that screen and get into windows, once in windows you should be able to go to the account manager and select the option to remove password for the user (yourself) then if you want a pass you can select password protect and make a new one.
     
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