xp asking for password

  typhoon2008 22:58 01 Jun 08

its been asking for password when no password has been set this has been happening after running xp recovery, have tried to login through safe mode but same there,i used password recovery tool but it shows there are no password set
how do i solve this????

  wis 23:09 01 Jun 08

just press enter

  typhoon2008 23:11 01 Jun 08

doesnt work it still asking for password

  Sea Urchin 23:30 01 Jun 08

Try Removing Login Password

Go to Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Local Security > Double click Password Policy > Double click Minimum Password Length > Reduce it to 0 (No password required) then OK.

Then go to Control Panel > User Account > Your Account > Remove Password.

  wis 23:51 01 Jun 08

control panel admin tools, can not see local security?

  Sea Urchin 00:18 02 Jun 08

Switch to Classic View

  wis 00:35 02 Jun 08

yes on classic view admin tools brings up 8 items
local security not in sight,

  Sea Urchin 11:40 02 Jun 08

Should be something like this - third down in left column

click here

  wis 16:45 02 Jun 08

sea urchin
you have ten ive got eight
not got local security
not got server extensions admin

could it be ive got xp home you have pro maybe

thought i havent seen local security on my system

  Ditch999 17:08 02 Jun 08

If the OP cannot log in to Windows how can he access local security?

  Sea Urchin 18:27 02 Jun 08

Hi Ditch999 - you've got a very good point there. And yes wis I do have xp pro - didn't realise the difference.

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