"Windows could never get this right. In Windows 95, you’re able to Ctrl+Alt+Del, click File, Run, key in “explorer.exe”, and you’re in. In Windows XP, you could weasel your way in through the handicap menu. In Windows 98, it’s just awesome.
The GIF shown above is legendary among geeks. As you can see, you’re able to freely access your Windows 98 desktop by manipulating a few print options during the login procedure.
I’ll break the steps down for you:
You’re in. It’s worth it to do this at least once in your life. Who needs password security?"
- Cancel on your initial login attempt
- Click the ? icon, hold down the left mouse, drag your cursor back to the Cancel button, and right-click and select Print Topic…
- Select Properties from the Print prompt
- Select Help
- Go into the Index
- Click the Find tab
- Select the “Custom paper dialogue box” topic (without ticking the box)
- Go to File then Open…
- Navigate to your Desktop
- Select My Computer
- Right-click and select Open