You Cannot Log On to Windows XP After Running the Out-of-Box Experience

You may not be able to log on to your new Windows XP-based computer, or a computer in which Windows XP was installed from an installation source created by your administrator with Sysprep, after you run the Wizard, also called Out-of-Box Experience (OOBE), that runs when you first turn on the computer. You may also receive the following error message:

System error lsass.exe:

When trying to update a password the return status indicates that the value provided as the current password is not correct.

This problem occurs if your computer is restarted during the Wizard (OOBE). If this occurs, OOBE cannot flush the Machine registry key before the computer is restarted.

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