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Unlocking my Windows XP computer password in Safe Mode without a CD.

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I have followed everyone's step. I placed a password on, and now I cannot remember it. I cannot log into it. When I enter Safe Mode, it gives me the password start up again, not the admin box.

How do I override or bypass this to get into my computer? I can't connect to the Internet to download anything. I can't even log onto the computer.

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You might need to use another computer to create a rescue CD. There are live CDs that have the possibility to get the password from the SAM file where the password is stored. First download the ISO from the open source page then use the tutorial to get it stored on a USB, CD or DVD. Insert the storage device in your computer USB or DVD-Rom and boot from it. The process is automatic and it will work successfully. This is useful when you forget the password to your computer. It can help you recover it.

Once the password has been recovered, go to Control panel > Users and change it just to be sure it doesn't happen again.

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Option 1: If you have owned another available admin password, it can work. Just log on your PC->Click "Start"button->Control Panel->Add or remove user account->Select the account you want to reset->Change or Remove the password. Then the Windows password will be reset.

Option 2: If not, you’d better download and install a Windows Password Recovery Tool 3.0 to help you remove your lost Windows password, like Windows Password Recovery Standard. It allows you to burn a bootable CD/DVD to remove lost Windows password in Windows 7/Vista/XP, etc. on your own.

Once you get Windows Password Recovery Tool 3.0 , you can follow the blow steps to start. It will only take you less than 5 minutes.
Step 1: Burn a bootable CD/DVD
Step 2: Set your computer to boot from CD/DVD
Step 3: Remove the forgotten Windows password with the burned CD/DVD
Note: If you cannot log in your computer, you can download and install the program in any accessible computer. The CD/DVD can be burned in any computer with any OS.

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