How to Reset a Windows XP Administrator Password
If you’re using XP and have forgotten the password you need to sign into your system, then you’ll be pleased to hear that we have a solution. Not many people realize this, but you can actually change your Windows password with a special type of tool that loads up before Windows does. This tool is easy to use and does not damage your system and this tutorial is going to show you how you can use it to regain access to your XP system.
Fortunately for us, Windows XP keeps its passwords stored in a central series of files and settings on your hard drive. These files are not normally accessible from the Windows operating system, but can be changed very easily if you have software that loads before Windows. The way to reset your Windows XP admin password is to use a software program or tool that will load before your Windows system, look at the password files on your hard drive and clear the passwords from them.
The tool you can use to change the password of your Windows system is known as a “boot loader” program. These tools are basically small programs that load in the command line of your PC. If you’re familiar with booting in “Safe Mode” or with multiple operating systems – that is what boot loaders are. windows loader download These programs basically work with a black screen and white writing & can perform a series of basic tasks, like changing files. Luckily, there’s a program that has been developed which changes the password files of XP and resets them so that they have no password at all – allowing you to log back into your PC in a few minutes.
The way to use these password reset programs is to first download one of these tools onto a computer you have access to (like this one). Then you should open the program and it will burn a CD or USB drive with the “boot loader” software that will change your locked computer’s files. After that, you just load up your locked computer and use the CD or USB you made to run the boot loader program, which will scan through your hard drive and change the files htat store your passwords. The tool will then restart your PC and Windows should log in without any password needed.