|Reset the Screen Saver Password (Windows 95/98/Me)|
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If you have misplaced your Windows screen saver password you can reset it by using this tweak.
Open your registry and find the key below.
Delete the value "ScreenSave_Data" to reset the password.
The change should become effective immediately.
User Key: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop]|
Type: REG_BINARY (Binary Value)
Value: Encoded Password
Disclaimer: Modifying the registry can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. We cannot guarantee that problems resulting from modifications to the registry can be solved. Use the information provided at your own risk.
Last Modified: July 25, 2002