How do I reset my Windows XP password?

How do I reset my Windows XP password?


  1. Boot Windows XP Mode Virtual PC in Safe Mode (press F8 during boot).
  2. Login with administrator account with blank password. This will only work in Safe Mode.
  3. Reset XPMUser account password.
  4. Reboot the VM, re-enable Integration Features, and enter the new password when prompted.

What is the default Xpmuser password?

By default, there is no password for this account and the password is determined when you setup the Windows XP Mode.

How can I remove Administrator password?

How to Reset Administrator Password in Windows 10

  1. Open the Windows Start menu.
  2. Then select Settings.
  3. Then click on Accounts.
  4. Next, click on Your info.
  5. Click on Manage my Microsoft Account.
  6. Then click More actions.
  7. Next, click Edit profile from the drop-down menu.
  8. Then click change your password.

Where is admin password stored?

Yes, they are stored hashed within files in the c:\Windows\System32\Config\ directory.

How can I remove the administrator password in Windows XP?

1. If you have an Ubuntu live CD you can reset it using chntpw application 2. You can use Bart’s PE + Password Renew to reset the password 3. You can use Offline NT Password Editor to reset the password. 4. You can use Windows Password Rescuer tool to reset/remove the password instantly.

Is there a way to reset Windows XP password?

After logging into the default Administrator account, open the Control Panel and you can reset Windows XP password for any user account. If that doesn’t work, you need to use a Windows XP password reset bootable CD.

Where is the Administrator account on Windows XP?

Windows XP comes with a hidden Administrator account which can be accessed by following ways so that the lost password of other admin accounts can be changed from this default Administrator Account. On the Windows XP login screen panel, hit Ctrl+Alt+Del twice after that a login panel will pop up.

How do I change my admin account password?

Watch at the left side of the screen. When the “ Installing Windows ” is highlighted, press Shift + F10 to open DOS prompt. Type NUSRMGR.CPL and press Enter. It allows you to access your user account. 7. Enter into your administrator account and change or remove admin password within a second.