Windows XP Pro, can't remember sign-in password

got new computer & put old one on shelf some time ago. I cannot remember the windows xp pro sign-in password. Can I reset this somehow?
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Hi,

Try logging on using the built-in administrator account. If your normal logon screen is a user icon display hit ctrl-alt-del twice to get to a text input logon. Enter Administrator as the user name and try a blank password.

Once logged on as the Administrator you should be able to change passwords for any account.

See also http://support.microsoft.com/kb/321305

Beyond this it is against forum rules to assist with password problems.

Tricky

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Last updated March 26, 2018 Views 419 Applies to: