Where does Windows XP store passwords?

Answer Windows XP stores passwords in an encrypted form in the Registry. The location of the passwords in the Windows Registry is HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SAM. The best way to back up these passwords is to bac... Read More »

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Where does Windows store passwords?

The Microsoft Windows operating systems use what is known as the Registry to store passwords for user accounts and applications. The passwords are usually hidden in long lines of code within the Re... Read More »

Where does Windows XP store drivers?

Drivers used by Microsoft's Windows XP operating system are stored inside the folder "windows\system32" on your main hard drive. For example, if you have Windows XP installed on your C: drive, your... Read More »

Where does Windows XP store printer drivers?

Windows XP stores printer drivers in the "Drivers" subfolder of the System32 folder. The System32 folder houses the core operating system files and programs for Windows XP, including registry, setu... Read More »

Where does Windows store drive mappings?

Windows stores drive mapping information in the registry under the HKEY_Current_User\Network folder. Each mapped drive will have a key listed with details about the drive letter, network path and u... Read More »