In recovery console it asks for the XP pro password, its late and I cant ring my client but i want to get it done

Posted on 2005-05-10
Last Modified: 2010-04-03
I need the XP pro password or a way around it,  I have tried (no password) & Clients name etc but no good

Can anyone help?

I have also looked on EE at other answers but dont seem to be getting anywhere.


Question by:auraorange
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    I've seen this problem a bunch on OEM machines. Administrator password should be blank but doesn't work...
    Unfortunately the fix requires a call to MS for the hotfix.
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    Well its midnight now so what I will do is see the client at 7am at a business meeting so might just call it a day!


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    For future problems like that, download the UBCD ( This CD has a tool on it with which you canchange or reset an unknown or forgotten password. There also other very usefull tools on this CD which, once you have used the CD, you'll ask yourself how you did without it up to now...

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