A. You can't create a password-reset disk for a domain account, but you can create this disk for a local account on a machine that's a member of a domain. To create the disk, perform the following steps:

  1. Press Ctrl+Alt+Delete to open the Security dialog box.
  2. Click Change Password.
  3. Select "Log on to:" to specify the local computer.
  4. Click Backup to start the Forgotten Password Wizard.
  5. In the "Current user account password" box, type your password and click Next. The Forgotten Password Wizard creates the password-reset disk.
  6. When the progress bar reaches 100 percent complete, click Next, then click Finish. The Forgotten Password Wizard returns you to the Change Password dialog box.
  7. Remove the password-reset disk. Label the disk and store it in a safe place.
  8. Click Cancel to exit the Change Password dialog box.
  9. Click Cancel to exit the Windows Security dialog box.