We had an employee leave the company abruptly. He turned in all of his equipment, but none of his passwords.
He had a laptop running XP Professional but only ever logged in locally. When the Windows XP log on comes up, the only username I have to choose from is his. I cannot see a way to access the admin account that XP always creates. Nobody has any idea of what his password was.
Is there a way that I can either access the admin account or hack through his password?
I do not want to just reformat the computer and do a fresh install of XP because we need copies of his files off his computer first.
Thanks for any help.