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    Password reset utility for XP pro on a Macbook.

    Does anyone know any password reset tools for XP pro running in Boot Camp on a MacBook? I am a Mac Support Specialist. Someone brought in an MacBook with Windows installed. They forgot their password of course. I tried EBCD with no luck.

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    If its XP Home...boot into safe default the admin password is blank

    How people treat you is their karma- how you react is yours-Wayne Dyer

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    They call me the Hunted foxyloxley's Avatar
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    in XP Pro
    if you are at the login screen and it is the one where the user clicks on their own icon
    ctrl-alt-del twice, will pull up the 'proper' login screen
    again, admin password is generally left blank

    but don't forget to try the obvious too :


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    Senior Member treanglin's Avatar
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    Does this work on MacBooks?
    "Do you know why the system is slow?" they ask

    "It's probably something to do with..." I look up today's excuse ".. clock speed"

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    As long as it can see the partition there is no reason it shouldnt.

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