Recover lost Password with WinXP

Jul 22, 2004
  1. Haha just back from vacation and already starting.

    Ok, My friend is having trouple he forgot his Win XP password, I thaught I heard that the Passwords are kept in a folder, what is the name of this folder?

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  2. RealBlackStuff

    RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Posts: 6,503

    Knowing where they are stored, won't do him any good, as these files are encrypted. Besides, he would not get that far without his password in the first place.

    Use the Administrator UserID/Password combination to get in. Then duplicate the "blocked" user under another name. When you are confident that the new user has all the rights from the old one, delete the old user.
  3. RealBlackStuff

    RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Posts: 6,503

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