If you have forgotten your password, you can use your previously created Windows password reset disk to reset the password. Resetting the password allows you to create a new one. If you did not create a password reset disk, Microsoft states that you have to reinstall your operating system.
Today, the article is totally on how reset Windows XP password with it.
1. On the Windows XP logon screen, click the user name that you want to use. The Type your password box appears. Press ENTER or click the right-arrow button. You receive the following error message:
Did you forget your password?
You can click the "?" button to see your password hint.
Or you can use your password reset disk.
Please type your password again.
Be sure to use the correct uppercase and lowercase letters.
2. Click use your password reset disk. The Password Reset Wizard starts. The Password Reset Wizard permits you to create a new password for your user account.
3. Click Next.
4. Insert the password reset disk into drive A, and then click Next.
5. Type a new password in the Type a new password box.
6. Type the same password in the Type the password again to confirm box.
7. In the Type a new password hint box, type a hint to remind you of your password if you forgot Windows password again.
Note This hint is visible to anyone who tries to log on to the computer by using your user account.
8. Click Next, and then click Finish. The Password Reset Wizard quits, and you return to the Windows XP logon screen.
Note: The password reset disk is automatically updated with the new password information. You do not have to create a new password reset disk.
9. Type your new password in the box, and then click the right-arrow button to log on to the computer.
1. The password reset disk cannot be used to reset the password on another computer.
2. The password reset disk contains sensitive information.