Forgotten windows XP Password. How can I unlock my computer?

Hi I need to use some old software that is on a laptop it runs windows XP professional I cant remember the password. How can I get the computer open and running. It starts ok I just cant remember the password I used from 10 years ago.

Update:

I also have the original XP Pro installation disk

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  • 5 months ago

    boot hiren's 15.2 to MiniXP

  • Bill-M
    Lv 7
    5 months ago

    ERD Commander program will let you change the Password. ERD comes on a CD and you boot off of the CD to run it's Lock Smith program.

  • David
    Lv 7
    5 months ago

    There are ways to remove the password if you search the internet. Just google remove windows XP password

    We get lots of requests for lost passwords, basically you are asking us to tell you how to hack into a protected computer. The computer could be stolen for all we know.

    Take the computer with proof of ownership to a workshop and they should be able to remove the password, or alternatively reinstall the operating system from your recovery disks.

    If we posted any method of bypassing/resetting a password over the internet on a public forum, any thief or hacker would think Christmas came early

  • 5 months ago

    Take out the hard drive. Plug it I to another computer

    Follow these instructions

    https://www.instructables.com/id/Unlock-Hard-Drive...

    Pop the hard drive back into the locked machine.

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  • Anonymous
    5 months ago

    Nothing at all you can do other than remembering it

    • Lv 6
      5 months agoReport

      You are such an ignorant muslim. I know what I am talking about. You really need to stop spreading your disinformation in an attempt to make genuine answers look bad. It's getting real old. How many years have you been doing this now?

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