Solved Reset XP local admin password

d3aths3rver

Power User
Hi guys I have a problem, one of my clients has lost his password and the local admin password is set, so I cannot login to his pc at all to reset the password.
Can you guys recommend some FREE password reset programs for the local admin account, so that I can help him out. Thanks, Im looking in the meantime while I look at your posts
 

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Brink

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d3aths3rver

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Thank you Brink, that was the one that I ended up using a little earlier.
 

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  • Manufacturer/Model
    Self built
    CPU
    Q9550 overclocked to 3.93Ghz
    Motherboard
    XFX 790i Ultra SLI
    Memory
    (8Gb) - 2x2GB DDR3 Corsair Dominator Ram 1600Mhz + 2x2GB DDR3 OCZ 1600Mhz
    Graphics Card(s)
    Asus GTX 280 + Gigabyte GTX 280 (SLI)
    Sound Card
    Creative Soundblaster Fatality1 TY ultra Titanium
    Monitor(s) Displays
    3x24" BenQ, 22"Viewsonic
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1200, 1920x1080, 1920x1080, 1680x1050
    Hard Drives
    2x 750Gb Samsung Spinpoint Raid 1 array
    3x 1TB Western Digital
    PSU
    Antec 1000W
    Case
    Gigabyte low end full-tower
    Cooling
    CoolerMaster V10 for CPU 7 120mm fans
    Mouse
    Logitech G9, G7
    Keyboard
    Logitech Dinovo edge, dinovo mini
    Internet Speed
    24mb/s D/L 15mb/s upload - Telstra
    Other Info
    7 Fans - 3 fans integrated 4x case cut to fit and integrated into the case.

Brink

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mvp
You're welcome. I'm happy to hear that you got it sorted. :)
 

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    Motherboard
    ASUS ROG Maximus XI Formula Z390
    Memory
    16 GB (8GBx2) G.SKILL TridentZ DDR4 3200 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING
    Sound Card
    Integrated Digital Audio (S/PDIF)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    3 x 27" Asus VE278Q
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    1TB Samsung 970 EVO Plus M.2,
    250GB Samsung 960 EVO M.2,
    6TB WD Black WD6001FZWX
    8TB WD MyCloudEX2Ultra NAS
    PSU
    Seasonic Prime Titanium 850W
    Case
    Thermaltake Core P3
    Cooling
    Corsair Hydro H115i
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master
    Keyboard
    Logitech wireless K800
    Internet Speed
    1 Gb/s Download and 35 Mb/s Upload
    Other Info
    Logitech Z625 speaker system,
    Logitech BRIO 4K Pro webcam,
    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
    Linksys EA9500 router,
    Arris SB8200 cable modem,
    APC SMART-UPS RT 1000 XL - SURT1000XLI,
    Lumia 1520 phone
  • Operating System
    Windows 10 Pro
    Manufacturer/Model
    HP Envy Y0F94AV
    CPU
    i7-7500U @ 2.70 GHz
    Memory
    16 GB DDR4-2133
    Graphics card(s)
    NVIDIA GeForce 940MX
    Sound Card
    Conexant ISST Audio
    Monitor(s) Displays
    17.3" UHD IPS touch
    Screen Resolution
    3480 x 2160
    Hard Drives
    512 GB M.2 SSD
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