Easy Ways to Unlock Windows XP Login Password
Sometimes we just can’t avoid forgetting something, such as forgetting Windows password, for the reason that we are so busy remembering what happened around us. As for me, I still remember that how everything became a mess when I forgot my Windows XP password last time. From that on I made up my mind to collect any ways to unlock Windows password. That’s why I write here as well. And this time I will mainly introduce two easy ways to unlock Windows XP password.
1. Unlock Windows XP password in safe mode
As a matter of fact, it is not complicated to unlock login password on Windows XP if you have several accounts. Windows XP operating system has the magic to help their users to change password in safe mode (although this method don’t work sometimes). Just follow the below steps:
Step1: Try to log on with other accessible user account.
(Note: That accessible account should be an Administrator account or a limited user account with administrative privileges.)
Step2: Go to “Start -> Control Panel -> User Accounts”. And next choose your blocked user account there.
Step3: Click the option to “Change my password” or “Remove my password”. Then type your currently used password in the box, and enter the new password or nothing to change or remove password. Later, you then can access to your blocked user account on your Windows XP computer again.
2. Use a third-party Windows XP password recovery tool
So if you failed in method one, try method two here. To be honest, there are so many recovery tools in software industry. Here I recommend Windows Password Key to you.
“Windows Password Key is the fastest, easiest to use tool to reset lost administrator and user passwords on any Windows system without reformatting or reinstalling your system. It burns windows password key to CD/DVD or USB Flash Drive, thus reset administrator and user passwords on windows XP, VISTA, 7, 2008, 2003, 2000, etc.” that’s what the information display in their website homepage.
Below are the how-to tips on using Windows Password Key to unlock your password.
Step1: Download Windows Password Key Professional edition and install it to another accessible computer properly.
Step2: Run this program and insert the CD/DVD/USB Flash Drive to this computer, and then click “Burn CD/DVD” or “Burn USB” button to start burning an ISO image file to the CD/DVD/USB.
Step3: After finishing the burning, remove the CD or DVD from the computer and insert this CD or DVD to the locked computer.
Step4: Set the locked computer to boot from CD/DVD/USB in BIOS.
Step5: Unlock XP password with burned CD/DVD/USB.
Last but not least, remember how to unlock Windows XP login password with these two easy ways and do not forget it next time.