Cannot log into XP recovery console

I have used the recovery console several times and have not had to use a password. Today I had a situation where I Had to do a fix boot. But something has changed my auto log on. Can't boot nor can I do an f8 and get to command promt. Am I screwed?
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Hi lmrob,

 

Follow the steps from the below link: How to enable an administrator to log on automatically in Recovery Console:http://support.microsoft.com/kb/312149/

 

Error message when you log on to Recovery Console in Windows XP: "The password is not valid":http://support.microsoft.com/kb/308402

 

Regards:

Samhrutha G S - Microsoft Support.

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Last updated September 18, 2018 Views 2,351 Applies to: