Can't access Windows XP

Posted on 2007-10-20
Last Modified: 2010-03-05
I am working on a DELL w/XP The person had a domain with password. I changed the domain to the house domain, now the password doesn't work and I can't get into windows. How do I get into Windows first and then remove the password line so this doesn't happen again. Thanks
Question by:Rick100Lynne
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    Please download the evaluation (it's Erd Commander 2007) version and execute the resulting file. Once complete, burn the resulting ISO image to a CD.

    Finally both that laptop with the disk, and use LockSmith to fix the password problem.
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    You can reset the password with Peter Nordahl's password reset boot CD:
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    When you go to log on, click on the Options button and see if a drop down box appears with the domain info.  Try changing the listed domain to your home domain or the local machine and logging on with those credentials.

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    Thanks a, I used the Disk to goto System restore and set the date to last week. That Partially worked. I need now to eliminate that old domain entirely, since she hasn't contacted in the palce for years, and get her XP to log on without USer or Password.

    BTW-JjcampNR, there was no domain field in or out of options. Thanks all for your help.  

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