Category Archives: Windows

Resetting Administrator password in Windows NT / 2000 / XP / 2003

Here we are posting two of the most successful method’s to recover/ reset your windows administrator password. Please Don’t use this information to access a system which is not yours without permission.

First Methode

The first thing which you check if you forget login password. When we install Windows, it automatically creates an account “Administrator” and sets its password to blank. So if you have forget your user account password then try this:

Start system and when you see Windows Welcome screen / Login screen, press <ctrl>+<alt>+<del> keys twice and it’ll show Classic Login box. Now type “Administrator” (without quotes) in User name and leave Password field blank. Now press Enter and you should be able to log in Windows.

Now you can reset your account password from “Control Panel -> User Accounts”.

Same thing can be done using Safe Mode. In Safe Mode Windows will show this in-built Administrator account in Login screen.

Second methode

If the above mentioned trick don’t work, then try following trick which is actually a loophole in Windows XP Setup and a big security hole:

A. Boot using Windows XP Setup CD and follow the instruction like Accepting EULA, etc.

B. When it asks to repair your existing Windows installation, accept it and press “R” to run the repair.

C. Setup will start repairing your Windows and will start copying files, etc.

D. After a few minutes setup will restart your system and when it restarts don’t press any key when it shows “Press any key to continue…” otherwise Setup will start from the beginning. Don’t press any key and setup will resume where it left.

E. Now it’ll start doing other tasks and will show a small progress bar with a few details in left side.

F. Look carefully at the details and when it shows “Installing devices”, press <Shift>+F10 keys in your keyboard.

G. It’ll open a Command Prompt window. Now type nusrmgr.cpl and press <Enter>.

H. It’ll open the same “User Accounts” window which you see in Control Panel.

I. Now you can remove or reset any account password without any problem.

Make a private folder in windows XP

Make your Folders Private!

Before doing it make sure that you have a password protected administrator account. if you don’t have a password for the account, windows will ask you to create one at the time you check the “make this folder private” box.

•Open My Computer

•Double-click the drive where Windows is installed (usually drive (C:), unless you have more than one drive on your computer).

•If the contents of the drive are hidden, under System Tasks, click Show the contents of this drive.

•Double-click the Documents and Settings folder.

•Double-click your user folder.

•Right-click any folder in your user profile, and then click Properties.

•On the Sharing tab, select the Make this folder private so that only I have access to it check box.


•To open My Computer, click Start, and then click My Computer.

•This option is only available for folders included in your user profile. Folders in your user profile include My Documents and its subfolders, Desktop, Start Menu, Cookies, and Favorites. If you do not make these folders private, they are available to everyone who uses your computer.

•When you make a folder private, all of its subfolders are private as well. For example, when you make My Documents private, you also make My Music and My Pictures private. When you share a folder, you also share all of its subfolders unless you make them private.

•You cannot make your folders private if your drive is not formatted as NTFS For information about converting your drive to NTFS

Windows Welcome Music !

The Windows Welcome Music is a song that plays when the user is required to enter information during setup.It is an ambient mix of instruments like xylophones, steel drums, computer-generated notes and chanting and is approximately 5 minutes long.Here’s the way to find out the Windows welcome music !

Impress your friends with this little windows easter egg.

    1. Click Start
    2. Click Run
    3. Type in the following C:\Windows\system32\oobe\images\title.wma and click OK
    It will play in your default media player

Change Your IP Address in Less Than 60 Seconds

Have you thougt of changing your IP to change your identity on internet. Its possible in 60 seconds or less. This will help you if your IP has been banned from a game server, or on gunbound if your IP get’s blocked. This trick should work successfully on Windows XP and Windows 2000. The following are the steps to be done.

1. Click on “Start” bottom left hand corner of your desktop
2. Click on “Run”
3. Type in “command” and hit ok

Now you can see MSDOS window popped up.

4. Type “ipconfig /release” just like that, and hit “enter”
5. Type “exit” and leave the prompt there.
6. Right-click on “Network Places” or “My Network Places” from “all programs” on your desktop.
7. Click on “properties“

You should now be on a screen with something titled “Local Area Connection“, or something close to that, and, if you have a network hooked up, all of your other networks.

8. Right click on “Local Area Connection” and click “properties”
9. Double-click on the “Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)” from the list under the “General” tab
10. Click on “Use the following IP address” under the “General” tab
11. Create an IP address (It doesn’t matter what it is. I just type 1 and 2 until i fill the area up).
12. Press “Tab” and it should automatically fill in the “Subnet Mask” section with default numbers.
13. Hit the “Ok” button here
14. Hit the “Ok” button again

You should now be back to the “Local Area Connection” screen.

15. Right-click back on “Local Area Connection” and go to properties again.
16. Go back to the “TCP/IP” settings
17. This time, select “Obtain an IP address automatically”
18. Hit “Ok”
19. Hit “Ok” again
20. You now have a new IP address