On Thu, 20 Nov 2008 06:19:27 -0800, Dave W wrote:
> I have been given an old HP laptop with XP, but on power up it gives a
> name and asks for a password. Changing the name and password returns a
> message saying unrecognised. Backup re-install disks are supplied - if I
> use them will I then have the option of being the administrator? Is
> there a way without having to go all through the install?
> Dave W
If you Google, you will find there are lots of ways.
It depends which password is lost. If it's just the user password, it
will be as simple as booting into safe mode...
Remove prejudice to reply.