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windows password locked

September 14, 2010 at 11:49:04
Specs: Windows XP
Windows XP password has been set somehow without me doing anything so I can't login. I've scearched through loads of differt answers and tried 3 different cracker programs (Ophcrack, PClogin and Windows password recovery) but nothing works.
Ophcrack says there's an error reading the SAM file, PClogin says it's reset it but the problem continues and Win Pass rec. says there isn't any password set!

Tried login under safe mode but still doesn't get past the password prompt. Tried Administrator without password no luck.....


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September 14, 2010 at 12:14:49

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September 14, 2010 at 12:20:43

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September 14, 2010 at 13:46:20
if it's a bios password, just remove the bios battery (size of a nickel) from the motherboard for 15 seconds and replace it and then boot up.

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September 14, 2010 at 21:20:33

We must know that Windows XP’ password stored in Windows \ System32 \ Config under the SAM file.Ok,the you may know how to do.

Step 1:Login to a Computer that has Windows XP system.

Step 2:Copy the SAM file to a floppy disk.

Step 3: Then turn to your locked pc and insert the floppy disk Reboot the PC and enter into MS-DOS.

Step 4:In dos,type : del c: windows\system32\config\sam ,then you will delete the SAM file.

Step 5: type : Copy a:\sam c:\ windows\system32\config,copy the other’s SAM file to your PC.

Or you can google Windows Password Key

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September 15, 2010 at 01:52:31
How do you reboot to just Dos? I've tried F8 and safe mode but still get stuck at password request.

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September 15, 2010 at 02:01:27
not BIOS password.

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September 15, 2010 at 02:03:30
Having tried a few more times with different cracker programs it is now asking for a password but no user name is coming up so there isn't even anywhere to type in a password.
How can one login so that you come direct to DOS and not windows?

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