lantranhana
1 Copper

Help logging on to old Dell computer

ello, everyone. 

I have a Dell XPS 200 from around 2005. I haven't used it in almost 10 years. I'm getting rid of some things lying around my apartment, and my old Dell is on that list. I want to log into it to see if there's anything that needs saving before I have the hard drive wiped, but I can't remember the password. (The password hint is not helping.) Does anyone know if there's anything I can do to bypass the password, or should I just call Dell? 

Thanks!

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jphughan
5 Rhenium

RE: Help logging on to old Dell computer

Dell can't help you recover an unknown Windows password.  If you're confident creating bootable media, this is a popular tool that you can use to remove Windows passwords, as long as the hard drive isn't encrypted: pogostick.net/.../

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Pzykr
1 Copper

RE: Help logging on to old Dell computer

Use "Bart Password Disk", it works great and doesn't delete anything.[Link]www.top-password.com/.../link]

Pzykr
1 Copper

RE: Help logging on to old Dell computer