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hd password issue with a720 thinkcentre

Q: hd password issue with a720 thinkcentre

Hi, I have a very strange issue with my a720 thinkcentre. I replaced the harddisk of the thinkcentre with a SSD, after the restart I had a hd password on the new ssdand I don't know why this happened and I don't know this password, because I don't set it.I do the same with a second SSD, because I thought the first SSD was broken or something else.But now I have two SSDs with an unkown hd password. In the next try, I put the original harddisk back into the thinkcentre and clone the system to the SSD, then I replaced the harddisk with the not empty SSD and it works fine. I don't know what happend with the empty SSD. Why I have now a hd password on it? What is the password? Have someone a little hint for me? Kind Regards,Knut

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Can anyone tell me the default admin password please? I just received this device from the factory, no release notes or any documentation.

A:ThinkCentre M32 - WES7 - default administrator password

While I'm not sure and this is just a guess, try "admin", several other things (like Intel AMT) default to admin as a password.

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Hi folks, I have a few M910T's that we installed fresh Windows 10 1803 build.  After installing and getting the desktop up we are getting a "No Internet" from our onboard NIC.  We have installed multiple different drivers, including the Lenovo System Update 5 app and using the Lenovo driver for it.  The NIC is the Intel i219-LM.  Which is pretty common NIC.  Not all our machines are doing it but we have been messing with it for 2 days now and still no issue.  We can access some of the internet but some sites wont even show up.  We can access the local network with no issue.   Any ideas? Thanks

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I acquired an old IBM ThinkCentre S51 (8171) from my workplace that was destined for recycling. The system worked up until about 5 months ago when it started having strange lock up issues.

I've since then reinstalled Windows XP from scratch on a blank drive, but now I'm having the same issue as before. It will boot into Windows, then after a minute or two, the screen blanks, the mouse goes dead (no light) and I have to hard power off.

Swapped in known good RAM, but I haven't tried the Processor or the system board, and I've heard that these particular systems had Capacitor issues on the boards.

I'm leaning toward processor, because it started happening after the machine 'warmed up', but I thought I would see what folks here thought.

Thanks in advance,
Nick
 

A:Extremely Frustrating Issue: IBM ThinkCentre S51 SFF

Have you been able to rule out overheating or a faulty power supply?

I would check the temps in the BIOS, immediately after the PC shuts down...to see what they are.

Also check the processor CPU heat sink/fan to make sure that it's properly connected and the proper amount of thermal
paste exists between the CPU die and the heat sink.

Do you have a known good power supply that you can swap out to rule out the PSU as the culprit?
 

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It constantly ?goes black? - says its switching from VGA Mode(no signal) to aio mode. It happens on average 10-20 times a day.please help
 

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Every now and then, the screen for my M93Z will become very fuzzy and the colours will skew towards green(ish). Sometimes, temporarily shutting off the screen fixes the issue, sometimes even switching between programs helps (if say one program was a full screen isntance and then the screen goes completely black while switching). Any idea how I can solve this? I am wondering if it's an overheating issue, a graphics issue, or a driver issue... Next time it happens I will take a picture and try to upload it on to here... I tried to screen shot it when it happened but the screenshot picture looks normal :/

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I have several Lenovo ThinkCentre M900 desktops deployed at various locations around the country, and they're all having the same issue. For some reason, when attempting to move data over the network, the NIC card drops it's connection. It seems to happen with large transfers most often. Attempting to move the users data from their old PCs to this new one would cause it, as well as downloading drivers off the print server. The connection simply drops and Windows cannot repair or restore it. There's no error log that I can find on it, the only thing that restores the connection is rebooting the machine. This is currently reproducable on 45 machines I have spread across 4 different states, making those data transfers and printer setups impossible, at the moment. Each computer got a BIOS update before leaving here.  System: Lenovo ThinkCentre M900Model Number: 10FH-000KUSBIOS version: 1.7OS: Windows 7 Professional SP1 Any help or insight on this would be greatly appreciated.  

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I have a Lenovo 4480B1U, which is a ThinkCentre small form factor M91p desktop with integrated video.  I wanted to add a discreet video card to it for playing Minecraft, because playing it with the integrated video is choppy at times.  I installed a low profile 1GB AMD RADEON HD 7470, and when I turn the PC on, there is no video whatsoever.  I made sure to go into the bios and set the graphics to use the PCI-e slot.  If I take the video card out and switch back to the integrated video, it works fine.  Any ideas?  Can anyone recommend another video card I can get for this machine?  I won't want to spend more than $50.  Thanks in advance!

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Hello, I had an old [but reliable] ThinkCentre M58p lying around and I recently thought of upgrading it [for a media center with a some gaming capabilties] from, some more, aging [but working] parts I have. So:1. I've replaced the Intel dual E8400 3Ghz with a quad Q9650 3Ghz [I have a 95W HSF] - Works perfectly2. Replaced the stock PSU with a 620Watts, SeaSonic - Works flawlessly3. Installed windows 10 and all the devices4. Finally, installed a EVGA GTX 770 2Gb into the PCI-E slot - This is the weird issue part Now, for the PCI-E card to get recognized during the boot, I had to switch the main output form IGD [Integrated Graphics Device] to PEG [PCI Express Graphics], and it works! The system boots up from the PCI-E slot, and with the drivers installed, everything works and looks great. Easy, or so it seems... As soon as I restart the PC there's no signal, from the PCI-E slot anymore, and in order to boot again from the PCI-E card, I have to:- pull the card out- boot the machine from the onboard VGA [no need to change the BIOS settings though]- shut down- plug the PCI-E card back in- turn it on Then it works again. Games run great, the PC is cool and quiet. Until I power it off... Each time, I have to repeat the process in order to get a signal from the PCI-E slot... Has anyone happened to come across this kind of issue and knows the cause for this? BTW, I've tried a different card [GTX 570] and the results were the same. Also, sta... Read more

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Hello,Maybe somebody here knows the possible solution for a problem with Avision scanners and the M73 Desktop PC with Windows 7 pro x64?Model of the station is 10B4A08700Model of the scanner is AVA6 Plus.Constantly losing connection with the computer, with weird messages like "scanner is busy".Sometimes it gets back to work after shutting down the scanner and powering on again, and sometimes unpluging USB cable and pluging it back in.The issue is the same on about 50 stations, same model of PC, same scanner.Tried updating chipset driver, didn't help. Any suggestions?It is becoming frustrating.

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Last night my display went cempletly out on my k450 think centre. Neither onboard or VGA would work. After some research I decided to take the VGA card out and try with just the onboard graphics. Which worked, however now I am getting a fw status recovery error on bootup. After the error goes away my computer loads windows 10 and works as normal minus haveing my graphics card. Does anyone know whats going on with my computer? Thanks in advance,Eric

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I've seen several posts related to this in some way, but either no answer or somewhat different. In any case: The issue I have is that I recently purchased multiple ThinkCentre M700 Tiny's and all of them have the same issue. I can plug in either monitor into either individual display port and have it work, but if I try to plug in both, the second is not recognized and leaves the monitor blank. If I try to detect another monitor in Windows (7 X64 pro), then it shows "Another display not connected" that is available output on Intel(R) HD Graphics 530, but I cant select it, or use it in any way. If I apply, that "monitor" stays there indefinetly and another detect will bring up a 3rd. The monitors are connected directly via DP>DP and DP>DP. I've run Windows Updates entirely. No luck. I've tried removing the intel driver entirely and reinstalling from Windows Updates, no luck. I ran Lenovo System Update and installed all recommended and optional patches. Nothing. I've tried updating the BIOS to FWKT6AA from Lenovo's site. No luck. I've tried switching the monitor mode in BIOS away from auto, no luck and no options to enable dual monitor. I searched through all of the BIOS for any such option. I've upgraded the Intel(R) HD Graphics 530 driver to 20.19.15.4474 (highest on Lenovo's update page) no luck I've tried upgrading the Intel(R) HD Graphics 530 driver from Intel's website directly. They do not install and instead throw an error w... Read more

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I restored a M700z to Window 7 using the recovery media but it didnt install none of the drivers. i used lenovo support website to install all drivers except the PCI communication driver and Video driver as non on the website worked. Can someone please point me into the right direction regarding this issue.

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Hi all,

Just got myself a brand spanking new Lenovo A720 which should be coming tomorrow and a 256gb crucial SSD. The A720 has Win 7 on it now. I also purchased the Win 8 UPGRADE. I plan to do the following:

1) create a backup image of my win 7 using Acronis
2) install the Crucial SSD (NEVER done this before)
3) create a loadable ISO of the Win 8 on my 3.72gb USB drive (says 4gb but it's really 3.72gb)
4) dual boot Win 7 on the HD and Win 8 on the SSD (using Brink's tutorial) by running the ISO

I have never installed an SSD. I am somewhat proficient with computers but certainly not a tech expert by any means. I am handy and I understand that SSDs are becoming much easier to work with.

Also, before any admins get annoyed at me for saying the dual boot with the upgrade, I want to make all FULLY aware that I 100% intend to delete the Win 7 if I like Win 8. I am just nervous about the functionality of Win 8 and I may decide not to keep it at all. If I dont like it, then I will stick with Win 7. I do NOT plan to keep (or use) TWO operating systems as I assume that is against the EULA. I will only be using ONE.

My question is - am I going to have issues by not having Win 7 already installed on the SSD, if I am doing a clean install of Win 8 on there? There will be nothing for Win 8 to upgrade on the SSD. Is that okay for technical purposes?

A:A720 with 256 gb Crucial SSD with Win 8

I installed Windows 8 and a Mushkin Atlas 240GB mSATA SSD on my A720. The process I will describe below was a bit time consuming, but it was easy.

Step #1: If you have the A720 with the 64GB SSD, disable RapidDrive. You should be able to see a program called RapidDrive in your Windows search. Run it, make sure everything is disabled. Then go to uninstall programs and uninstall it.

Step #2: Create recovery disks
--> Run "lenovo rescue system"
--> Select "create recovery disc"
--> I have a 64GB C: drive. It estimated 8 disks but needed only 6. It took two hours.

This will create a set of Windows 7 restore disks for your A720. This is a critical step if you only have the Windows 8 upgrade since you must upgrade from a drive with a valid Windows 7 installation. It also is good to have a backup so you can restore the machine to its original Windows 7 shipped state if need be.

NOTE: I read elsewhere that the recovery image must be less than the drive you plan to restore to. Hence, if you are creating recovery disks for a 750GB or 1TB primary drive and plan to install Windows on a 256GB SSD primary drive, make sure that the image is less than 256GB. This wasn't a problem for me since I had the 64GB SSD version of the A720.

Step #3: Register for the Windows 8 upgrade offer at www.windowsupdgradeoffer.com
Use the "download upgrade assistant" and burn a Windows 8 disk.

Step #4: Install the new SSD
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I have A720 All-in-One (ideacentre) and currently I have 128GB msata drive and 1TB hdd, my question is can I upgrade my msata drive for SSD 850 EVO mSATA 1TB .. ? Or there is somekind of limit?

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I have an A720 IdeaCentre that was taking a long time to boot, then stopped booting all together. I still get power, the fan runs, but nothing appears on the screen. To remedy this, I tried replacing the Samsung HD with a Crucial MX200 500GB SATA 6Gb/s 2.5". I did a one-for-one swap of the two parts, putting the new SSD and what I think is the spacer into the old carrier (metal with holes). I also put the Samsung's rubber bumpers onto the new drive and spacer. Same result: powers on, no boot. I haven't even been able to install Windows. Have I done something wrong (wrong part, forgot a step)? Or does this point to a different issue? If I can provide more info, please let me know. Thanks in advance.

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BonjourJe voudrais retirer la base arrière de mon A720. Une vidéo explique comment le faire, mais je ne peux pas.https://www.lenovoservicetraining.com/showcase?sid=1220&key=TGVuZw== Il n'y a pas de vis, tout se fait en glissant.Il y a un petit onglet au-dessus du pied, mais je ne sais pas si je peux le tirer (risque de le casser).Si vous avez une idée, je vous remercie pour votre réponse. 

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How to disable touch buttons bellow screen?  I touch them frequently by accident and e.g. turn off my monitor. 

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I am having issues with RDP after the last MS update.  I can no longer use the old RDP software and now the mouse freezes but only with my desktop A720.  It works ok with my Lenova laptop but is really hard to navigate with small screen.  IT feels like a peripherals driver issue but ni updates?? anyone else have a mouse that freezes with RDP and a HDD screen

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Hello out there.

I have a new A720 IS camera. Purchased a 1GB card from Best Buy. took a lot of pictures 200+ then screen came up with "Memory card error. Could not see any of the pictures or take any more. Bought a new card at Radio Shack, SanDisk, 2GB, took 166 picture. Used a Key Span card reader connected to a Mac Dual 867 MHz PowerPC G4, 1MB L3 cache per processor. Has 1.5 GB DDR SDRAM memory. After importing the 166 pictures was only able to open 61 because the rest were "corrupted" or had an "unidentifiable jpeg marker".

Also nothing transfers or imports from the first card. It has the Letters SD, and DANE-ELEC on the face of the card.

Is this a problem with the card? or the camera? Can I save any of the pictures? It was a wonderful week at Mammoth and I will not have the opportunity again.

I am not an experienced digital camera trouble shooter. Lots of the directions are "Greek" to me. Would appreciate simple step by step help. Thanks to any and all who have a suggestion and help. Jaysfly:
 

A:Memory card error on Canon A720, Help!

Sound to me, after you've had problems with two cards that it's the camera.
 

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How to disable touch buttons bellow screen?  I touch them frequently by accident and e.g. turn off my monitor. 

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How to disable touch buttons bellow screen?  I touch them frequently by accident and e.g. turn off my monitor. 

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I have A720 All-in-One (ideacentre) and currently I have 128GB msata drive and 1TB hdd, my question is can I upgrade my msata drive for SSD 850 EVO mSATA 1TB .. ? Or there is somekind of limit?
 
Mod's Edit: Additional information added to Subject line for clarity of issue.
 

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I've upgraded my A720 to Windows 10 Creators update (1703) and the Device Manager reports this device as not working: Device Type:Other DevicesDevice Description:Multimedia ControllerHardware Ids:PCI\VEN_1002&DEV_AC12&SUBSYS_000312AB&REV_00PCI\VEN_1002&DEV_AC12&SUBSYS_000312ABPCI\VEN_1002&DEV_AC12&CC_048000PCI\VEN_1002&DEV_AC12&CC_0480 Is there a driver that will work on Windows 10 enableing this device?

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Hi Community, ich möchte gerne meine beiden Lenovo A720 All-in-One PCs mit einer SSD-Festplatte aufrüsten.Eine SSD-Festplatte habe ich mir auch schon gekauft. Diese SSD-Festplatte habe ich mir gekauft:Samsung 850 EVO SATA III 2.5zoll SSD Leider war mein erster Umrüstungsversuch erfolglos und so hoffe ich durch euch Antworten auf meine Fragen zu finden. Als erstes habe ich die vorhandende HDD-Festplatte und die vorhandende SSD-Festplatte 60 GB Windows OS auf die SSD-Festplatte gespiegelt / geklont. Danach habe ich die SSD-Festplatte eingebaut. Leider musste ich dann beim Starten vom PC feststellen, dass mein PC nur noch einen schwarzen Bildschirm anzeigte. Nach kurzer Zeit hat er versucht öfter neu zu starten. Nach mehreren Versuchen war es mir zum Glück gelungen ins BIOS zu gelangen. Durch ein bereits existierenden Community-Eintrag habe ich die empfohlenen Einstellungen im Bios umgesetzt.Hier der Link:https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-A-B-C-N-S-Flex-Horizon/A720-Install-new-SSD-drive/td-p/1468984 Doch trotz dieser Einstellungen erschien wieder ein schwarzer Bildschirm und wieder versuchte der PC sich etliche Male selbst neu zu starten. Nachdem ich die serienmäßigen HDD-Festplatte wieder eingesetzt hatte, habe ich noch immer die gleichen Probleme.Jetzt muss ich den Computer Tag und Nacht anlassen, weil der Start nicht immer funktioniert. Ich komme leider beim Umbau von der HDD-Festplatte auf die SSD-Festplatte nicht weiter.&nbs... Read more

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 Hi  I am wanting to purchase an A720 but have two queries I was hoping could be answered before I do. 1) Appreciate the Lenovo is an all in one PC but can it be used as a touch monitor for another pc.  I.e a working touch monitor for a windows 8 laptop. Connected through the hdmi socket - ?  2) second can someone please confirm the touch screen used in the device I.e USB vendor and product ID per the below guidelines  http://touch-base.com/documentation/Identifying%20Touch%20Screen%20controllers.htm#_Windows Ideally wanting to connect the Lenovo to a mac mini / mac book pro buy some Mac Os X touchscreen drivers and use as a windows and a mac touchscreen. Cheers. John

A:Lenovo IdeaCentre  A720 use as a Touch Monitor 4 a...

You shouldn't buy the A720 now... For two main reasons... A720 doesn't work as it shoud with windows 8. Secondly, Lenovo just anounced A730, with better screen resolution, windows 8 installed. You really should wait for the A730, which will start to ship at June...

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Hello, I have a Power On password issue...the disable code is:   i 68235286Please help, tried many many codes but didn't work.already removed the C-Mos battery, press the power button for many minutes but still not working...please and thank you.

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This is first time I experienced my lap top asking for Administrative Password or Power On Passwor, but I have neither of them. I tried some passwords and they didn't work, and I search on line for this issue and someone was saying to try 66665891 but it did no work eiher. After trying a few and it gave this error of system disabled withthe code 53578094. I turned the laptop off a few times and tried again but the system disabled code is the same as 53578094. Would you please direct me how to get this around so I can have the laptop on? Thanks and appreciate your help.

A:How to solve my HP Admin Password or Power On Password issue...

@Hphasit? Enter    42450010 Regards, DP-K

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Computer was working perfectly and from one shot down to the next turn on it started to produce a clicking/popping noise and the screen was black for about 2 minutes before the log-in screen appeared. I have windows 10 to the latest upgrades.
Can you help with this issue? it seems that everytime it gets longer to have the log-in screen to come in.

Thanks
Julio Gonzalez

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 The Bluetooth driver that is supplied from support.lenovo.com does not enable Bluetooth on the IdeaCentre A720. After installing the driver, there are no bluetooth adapters listed in the Device Manager, the software never popualtes the tasktray. I've attempted using the drivers direct from Broadcom's website, which appear to be the same driver. Neither enable bluetooth on an IdeaCentre A720. This worked previously on Windows 8.0, prior to my Windows 8.1 upgrade. Please update me on a fix or refreshed driver to properly enable bluetooth.

A:Lenovo provided Bluetooth driver for Win8.1 doesn't work on IdeaCentre A720

After upgrading to Windows 8.1, I have being unable to pair any bluetooth device with my IDEACENTRE A7 (a couple of SONY bluetooth headphones, Jabra Clipper even my iPhone 5 or iPad 4). On the Apple devices the message "incompatible device" appears, while in the others pair and disconnect almost inmediately. I was able to pair all of them prior to the Windows upgrading. Any ideas?

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I have issues with probook 6360b bios password..i have done everything including removing the cmost battery but nothing happened..i just see cmos reset 502 all the time without accessing the computer..pls help

A:Bios password/Administrative password issue

Dear Customer, Welcome to HP Support Forum and we are glad to assist you. This is to inform you that all HP Business Notebooks such as Probooks  or Elitebooks have more stringent security than consumer models infact they don't produce 'halt codes', the password cannot be derived from the Serial Number and thecode is stored in non-volatile memory so removing the RTC cell will not reset the password in this case. Please have a look at this link. http://forums.mydigitallife.info/threads/49497-HP-Probook-Elitebook-BIOS-Password-Reset-Utility Replace the BIOS chiphttp://www.ebay.com/itm/HP-Elitebook-8470p-8470w-8570p-8570w-8770w-Programmed-Bios-Chip-No-Password-... Please Contact HP Business Notebook support they should be able to send you a customized SMC.bin file which you can use at boot to reset the password. Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employee

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We set up a Vista Home Premium computer (Dell desktop) a few months ago and did not set an admin password. Now, all of a sudden, we are being asked to submit a password to start Windows. The odd part of it is that the password hint is one that we used on our XP laptop, which is password protected.

Some files have been copied from the XP laptop to the Vista machine (using a memory stick), but just the usual stuff from My Documents and Quicken backups. We never used the files and settings transfer wizard. There is no file sharing set up.

How can we get around this password issue? There is only one administrator on the Vista machine.

Your help will be greatly appreciated. Thank you in advance.

kermit2

A:Password issue

You will need to enter the correct administrator password for the XP laptop.

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please tell me the password of [Personal Information Removed]
and UPLC

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I recently changed the password for my account. Now I cant remember what I changed it to.

A couple of problems that I have are;
-I am the administrator for this computer, as I am the only user.
-I do not have a backup disc, reset disc, or whatever else it was that I needed.

It is worth noting a couple of things;
I recently did a backup to an external HDD.
I also have access to this account via a fingerprint scanner.

Knowing this information, can anyone tell me if there is a way to reset my password so that I dont have to rely on the fingerprint?

If I have a Windows 7 disc, is it possible for me to reinstall over the top of my existing files and not have to worry about losing everything?
Or can I reinstall the windows 7 platform and then use the backup from my external HDD and have a cleared password???

Thanks in advance

A:Password Issue

Hi welcome to the forum

are you able to log on using the finger print scanner? if so then you should be able to change the password.

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Created an account in AD to the used as the service account for the AD RMS cluster. Whenever I put the password in that I created for the account in AD it says password cannot be validated. Any ideas
 

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hello,
I have a dell laptop and I forgot what was my password so now I can not login into my laptop.
any clue please?
 

A:password issue

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Not sure if I can even post this or if I am posting in the correct category but here goes.

My lady friend gave me a emachine t5082 with windows vista home basic. I can log in up to the point where I put the password in she gave me. I can log in fine. Then when I go to make changes or unistall or anything actually. I get the popup box that ask for a password. I am assuming its an admin password. I doubt she is the administrator because it shows standard user. There is another acct tied to the computer which requires a password but I dont know it and she doesnt either. is it possible thats the admin acct?

I have browsed around the net looking at different forums to see if there is a way to bypass all this or somehow turn that acct into an admin acct...but seems I cant do anything without being an admin....am I SOL on this? Is there anything I can do in safe mode? I dont have a vista cd disc...so SOL on that as well.......I am open to all suggestions.
 

A:password issue

No help for bypassing passwords can be given in this forum.Because even though your situation may be legit.There are many people who could use this information *(THE WRONG WAY)* Sorry the only option that you have Is to buy Vista software.Or take the computer to your local computer shop.
 

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hi i'm a complete noob when it comes to computers so i need so help. i have a vista home premium 32 bit and whenever i try to make changes to my account the account control window always pops up and tell me to type in the aministrative password and then click ok but the there is no place to type the password nor is the ok button working (am i making sense? sometimes i dont word my words right)

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The issue we are having is that if an Administrator resets a users password the user then in turn cannot reset it. They conitue to get the message tha thte passowrd does not meet the requirements however the administrator can use the same password in AD and it works without issue.
 

A:Password Issue

Do you have password policies setup for different groups?
 

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I just did an XP Pro Upgrade from ME. The ME computer did not use a passord for login. A message came up to change the password for the Administrator and the one user. I added the passwaord (twice) and it errored out saying it was missing an DLL (didnt get the name) and then rebooted. Both logons show up buy no password (or blank) works. Cannot get into the computer. What can I do?

Thanks

Jan
 

A:Password Issue

Upgrades from win9x based os to nt based are problematic at best. There are two ways you might fix this.

1 Do a parallel install of xp; booting with the xp cd. This will allow you to copy any data / work files you want to keep. After you copy everying, do a clean install of xp. Deleting all partition on the disk.

2 Do a repair install of xp booting with the xp cd. This "should" allow you to get in and copy data. In any case upgrades from win9x to nt are never advised; the os are so different as to induce problems.
 

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Hi, A friend has a Packard Bell PC running windows vista. This is set to require a normal windows password to logon using the only account on the machine. For some reason a couple of days ago when switching on the PC it asked for what looks like a BIOS password. The normal windows password was used and successfully then loaded to the windows password and asked for the password again. At no time were any changes made by the owners as they have virtually no computing experience at all. They asked me to get rid of this password request. Went to the bios settings - Supervisor password said view only and gave no options. The only other password option was to change password - not to remove. Why has this suddenly appeared asking for a password and any ideas how do I get rid of it?
 

A:Possible password issue..

I dont think we are allowed to answer password questions, how do we know who's computer it is.
 

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im having issues get into my notebook the password i remembered is not workingall i get is password check failedfatal error ... system halted.cnu929172k  i need help get back on it kind reguards to whom can help













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A:password issue

Hi: Restart the PC and see if entering this unlock passcode works... e9lo7o3x7s

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Recently IE has begun asking me for a username and password when accessing most web sites. Even the techsupportforum.com home page pops up a username/password screen. It seems to be asking about add servers, such as a.tribalfusion.com, pagead2.googlesyndication.com, or ads.digitalpoint.com. This has become unbelievably annoying. I have tried installing Firefox and got the same result. I tried tracing the issue, and it seems like it might have something to do with IIS, but I'm not sure. I installed Visual Studio 2005 not to long ago, which is what may have set this off. I have no idea how to fix this, and would appreciate any help that anyone can give. I REFUSE to pay Microsoft $35 to solve this, that is just stupid. Thanks in advance.

A:IE Password issue

run system restore if you have win xp , coz it could be a spyware which is troubling you. Try system restore once .

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The issue we are having is that if an Administrator resets a users password the user then in turn cannot reset it. They conitue to get the message tha thte passowrd does not meet the requirements however the administrator can use the same password in AD and it works without issue.

A:Win 7 Password Issue

Changing your Windows 7 password on a regular basis is a good habit to help keep your PC secure. You might also want to change your Windows 7 password if you've been having problem remembering or entering your current one.

Changing your password in Windows 7 is very easy. Follow the easy steps below to change your Windows 7 password:

Difficulty: Easy

Time Required: Changing your Windows 7 password usually takes less than a few minutes

Here's How:

1.Click on Start and then Control Panel.

2.Click on the User Accounts and Family Safety link.
Note: If you're viewing the Large icons or Small icons view of Control Panel, you won't see this link. Simply click on the User Accounts icon and proceed to Step 4.

3. Click on the User Accounts link.

4. In the Make changes to your user account area of the User Accounts window, click the Change your password link.

5. In the first text box, enter your current password.

6. In the next two text boxes, enter the password you would like to start using. Entering the password twice helps to make sure that you typed your new password correctly.

7.In the final text box, you're asked to Type a password hint.This step is optional but I highly recommend that you use it. If you try logging in to Windows 7 but enter the wrong password, this hint will display, hopefully jogging your memory.

8. Click on the Change password button to confirm your changes.

9. You can now clos... Read more

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When i Try logon My pc i normaly the numpad to type the Numbers for My code, but the Numbers on numpad isnt working so i Try type the other Numbers on My keyboard but it says " the name or password is incorrect" but it is the correct code/Numbers i type, pls helt me
 

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