How to reset the password on DX8100/DX8000 PC Client?

Issue

Reset the password on DX8100/DX8000 PC Client

Product Line

Pelco Video Management

Environment

DX8100/DX8000 PC Client

Cause

The default password for the DX8100/DX8000 client will not work.

Resolution

The factory default password is 000000.
 
To reset any password to factory default, do the following:
1. Click on Windows Start
2. Go to Run
3. Type regedit
4. Navigate to HKEY_CURRENT_USER/Software/DX8100/Client
*For DX8000 path is HKEY_CURRENT_USER/Software/DX8000/Client.
5. Right-click on the Password folder, and select delete.
6. Exit from the registry
7. Start the DX8100/DX8000 client. The password is now 000000.