Admin password for XP

  Hetti 09:38 24 Oct 11
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I need to reinstall win XP when I enter bios it asks for admin password, this must have been set up when PC was built, so how do I find this? I tried leaving it blank and pressing enter but no good.

  birdface 10:07 24 Oct 11

Will it not run the Windows Cd without going into the bios.

  onthelimit1 10:18 24 Oct 11

Some ideas here

  Hetti 14:36 24 Oct 11

Thanks guys

buteman, I ran the Windows CD without going into the bios and it went fine, but when i restated the computer it now asks which Operating system I want to use (the original or the one I just installed) what have I done wrong? Can I use PC with two OS? Is it possible to remove the old OS and just leave the one I have just installed?

  onthelimit1 15:04 24 Oct 11

That must be because you didn't format the disk as part of the install? There is guidance No 20 here

  birdface 15:33 24 Oct 11

Like onthelimit1 say's you should reformat it and that would remove the old version.

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