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Booting RWP from CD, DVD or USB drive
Restart your computer. Press the Del key to enter the BIOS menu. Some versions of BIOS use other hotkeys; those could be F2, F10, F11, ESC, etc. The hint is normally displayed at the bottom of the boot screen.
Enter the BIOS boot menu. Edit it to make the CD or USB with the Reset Windows Password first on the list. Can't get into BIOS? Read this page.
Make sure to have saved the changes and then reboot the computer.
If everything's gone smoothly, you'll see the following textual message: Press any key to boot from CD or DVD. You should hit any key within 5 seconds to load Reset Windows Password. Otherwise your old OS will started.
Reset Windows Password has been successfully loaded and ready to use.