This is a built-in feature of Windows XP that only a few people are aware of. With this tool, you won’t have to download a separate password generating program or go online to visit a password generating website. It only takes a few minutes and it’s very easy to do.
Steps on how to use the Windows XP hidden password generator after the jump.
Here’s what you need to do:
- Click on Start
- Then go to Run
- Type cmd
- In the command prompt, type
net user administrator /randomand hit Enter
- Viola! You now have a secure 8-character password.
If you don’t like the created password and would like to create a new one, just hit F3 (assuming that you didn’t close the window) to bring back the ‘
net user administrator /random‘ line so you won’t have to type it again, then hit Enter. Repeat steps until you get desired password.
I hope you liked this simple tip on how to use the Windows XP Password Generator and find it useful. Who knows, it might come in handy in the near future.