for gotten login password, can i burn a copy off line or a reboot cd for windows xp media too reset the password?

    i have a 2006 hp desk top computer thsat i purchased from walmart in 2006 that came pre-loaded with windows xp media edition i had bought a new one over a year ago and when i got the hp out to check see if it still worked to use for the kids i cant remember the login password. can i burn a copy off line or a reboot cd for windows xp media too reset the password?
Keeping Passwords Secure- Microsoft Policy on Passwords
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/189126

What to do if you forget your Windows password:
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/What-to-do-if-you-forget-your-Windows-password

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Hi,

Thank you for writing in Microsoft Communities.

 

Based on the issue description, it appears that you have forgotten the login password.

 

Please go ahead and refer the instructions mentioned from the link and later update us on the status of the issue.

 

How to log on to your Windows XP-based computer if you forget your password or if your password expires: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/321305

 

Also Microsoft cannot help you reset, change or remove passwords for Microsoft products. For further reference check the article mentioned below.

 

Microsoft policy about lost or forgotten passwords

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx/kb/189126

 

Please perform these recommended steps and post back if you are still experiencing the issue.

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