I just installed XP Pro and it will not accept my password

Posted on 2003-03-13
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Last Modified: 2012-05-04
I installed XP Pro yesterday on a p4 2.0 Dell with 512 memory.  I orginally had Win 2000 on the machine.  I performed the microsoft handware compatability test and all components are XP qualified.

There is no issue about available HD capacity.

Now, when I try to login, XP will not accept my password.  It is a very simple password and there is no issue about keyboard or typo errors.  Can anyone help?

Many thanks
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Using Win2K password? NetWorking password?

Try reInstalling, boot CD, delete all partitions, create them and format and continue install. Add a couple IDs and passwords for backup & safety prior to reboot. Do not try upgrade one to other. Boot to desktop, not to domain.
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> There is no issue about available HD capacity.

yes, password issue irrelevant to hardware

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Many thanks.
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