If you’re running Windows XP Professional as a local user in a workgroup environment,
you can create a password reset disk to log onto your computer when you forget your
• Click Start, click Control Panel, and then click User Accounts.
• Click your account name.
• Under Related Tasks, click Prevent a forgotten password.
• Follow the directions in the Forgotten Password Wizard to create a password reset
• Store the disk in a secure location, because anyone using it can access your local