June 13th, 2005, 22:21 PM
Hacking my XP Logon
I know this isn't your average security question to anyone other than maybe a hacker, or just someone as dumb as my self but... Does anyone know how to hack into Windows XP?
The reason is i've been experimenting with system accounts, and have basically now locked myself out of my own computer. I do have access to 4 of the accounts but not my admin one. I have read other posts that have said logon one of the accounts and open the Command Prompt and type
net user Accoutname Newpassword
but i keep geting error number 5
June 14th, 2005, 00:51 AM
Old and Cranky
Welcome to Techzonez.
Have you tried booting into Safe Mode, Admin acct? Try that and if you can get in then you should be able to change or delete passwords.
June 14th, 2005, 01:18 AM
Thanks a bunch, that was easyer then i thought it was!
July 1st, 2005, 15:20 PM
I have the same problem as Cameeb, but I don't know anything about computers. I was wondering if someone could walk me through the process.
July 1st, 2005, 16:29 PM
when your computer reboots, hit your "F8" key repeatedly - boots into safe mode. Choose "Admin" or an admin account - possible "admin" may not be passworded.
July 1st, 2005, 18:23 PM
Thank you soo much, everything worked just as you said. I've been driving myself crazy trying to find a way to get in. Thank you very much.
July 1st, 2005, 20:32 PM
Credit goes to Rik - I just redirected you. Welcome to techzonez!