On windows xp you need to set your password to administrator. then you can change it.
Then you need to search your computer for.txt.
then set your password in the admin account.
Either your PC/Laptop was setup to ask you to enter a password when started up, or you may need to change your computer’s password settings to allow you to login as an Administrator.
The PC below was setup without Administrator access. The password for the Administrator account was blank. As a result, the Administrator account was never given the ability to change the computer’s password.
If you are able to view the Administrator account as an Administrator, then you can provide the password by clicking on it.
If you are not able to view the Administrator account as an Administrator, then you can “Open an elevated command prompt” by clicking on the Start button | Search: [accessories | cmd].
This will open an elevated command prompt. After the command prompt is loaded, type the following command: [regedit]:
Press the [Enter] key on your keyboard after typing the command.
The command prompt will open the Registry Editor.
Two icons will appear in the list of icons at the bottom of the Registry Editor:
The [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE] is at the left side of the screen, and the [HKEY_USERS] is at the right side of the screen.
Right click on the icon that begins with “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE” and select “New | Folder”.
A dialog box will appear. Enter the name as:
Enter [C:\ProgramData] to type in the path:
Click the “OK” button.
You will see that the [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE] and [HKEY_USERS] folders were added to the list of icons at the bottom of the Registry Editor.
Next, right click on the [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE] folder, and select “New | Key”.