To create a password reset disk

The Forgotten Password Wizard helps you create a password reset disk that you can use to recover your user account and personalized computer settings if you forget your password.

If you have a computer administrator account

1.

Open User Accounts in Control Panel.

2.

Click your user name.

3.

Under Related Tasks located on the left side of the window, click Prevent a forgotten password.

4.

In the Forgotten Password Wizard, follow the instructions as they appear on the screen.

If you have a limited account

1.

Open User Accounts in Control Panel.

2.

Under Related Tasks located on the left side of the window, click Prevent a forgotten password.

3.

In the Forgotten Password Wizard, follow the instructions as they appear on the screen.

Note

To open User Accounts, click Start, click Control Panel, and then click User Accounts

For information about using the Password Reset Disk, click Related Topics.

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