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Q: Forgot admin password

hi my m8s got a laptop and hes forgot his admin password on windows 7, but he can log into guest but thts it but cant access internet with it could anyone help please

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A: Forgot admin password

unfortunately its against rules to help with passwords. your mate should have made a password recovery disk.

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My Dell Inspiron 15 3000 preinstalled with Windows 8.1, and it was upgraded to Windows 10 since Windows 10 was released. Now the problem is, I forgot my password to login my Dell laptop after I changed the password just for two days. How can I unlock my Dell Inspiron laptop when forgot the password? I don’t want to reset my Dell laptop. Any help will be appreciated.

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A:Forgot admin password or power on password and didn't set up...

Enter the computer's serial number in the following link to generate a key.http://bios-pw.org/P.S. Dosnt work in all cases.

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Call me a dunce....but I have a problem. I locked myself out of my administrator account and I can't go into safe mode because I also forgot my BIOS password. I really don't want to have to open up my computer and remove the BIOS, is there any other solutions that don't involve turning off my computer?

Im running Windows XP Home Edition Service Pack 3

A:Forgot Admin Password, as well as BIOS boot up password

Hi and welcome to TSF

I am sorry but forum rules prohibits us from helping with forgotten passwords.

A link to our rules can be found at the top of every page.

This post is closed.

BG

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I forgot the password to my admin user account and cant log in. I tried windows password key, konboot, and trinity rescue kit and none of them booted from disc. Then i went into bios and put the internal optical disk drive first and internal hard disk drive second. Still doesnt boot from disc . Does anyone know how to fix this problem?

Im using the Sony Vaio S series home premium 64bit vpcsc41fm

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Trinity rescue disk can fix this.

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I reformatted my dell inspiron laptop. After few weeks I have to run/download a game but i couldnt remember my admin password. What should I do? Pls help. Thanks

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We cannot help with password avoidance . . You will have to figure out what it was

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How do you get into the a user area that i forgot the password to. (Its the Administrator account aswell)

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Follow this tutorial.

Reset User Account Password

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Alright, so I got a problem, my fault, I had to change my Windows Account password and I am the admin on that account, and I forgot it. Is there any way to get back into it with out system restore or reformatting?
 

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Welcome to TSG,my pal!

Hope it will help you:

Instructions
http://home.eunet.no/~pnordahl/ntpasswd/bootdisk.html
image files
http://ntpass.blaa.net/bd011022.zip (1.4MB - Bootdisk image, date 011022)
http://ntpass.blaa.net/sc011022.zip (~700KB) - SCSI-drivers (011022)
This is a utility to (re)set the password of any user that has a valid (local) account on your NT system, by modifying the crypted password in the registrys SAM file.
http://home.eunet.no/~pnordahl/ntpasswd/
image writer
http://home.eunet.no/~pnordahl/ntpasswd/rawrite2.zip

Another one
Change administrator password on NT/2000, without knowing it!!! Bootdisk...
http://www.thomasmathiesen.com/itak/html/software.html
image file
http://www.thomasmathiesen.com/filez/sw/external/linuxbootimage.zip
image writer
http://www.thomasmathiesen.com/filez/sw/external/imagewriter.zip
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Another one
http://www.pc-pipeline.com/modules.php?op=modload&name=Downloads&file=index&req=getit&lid=6

Run it to create a boot floppy then follow the instructions. If you choose to do this then you are doing this at your own risk. Just change the admin pw and login then change the account pw's that you desire.

Make sure you have a floppy disk in the floppy drive and let the program create the boot floppy. Now restart the machine a let it boot from the floppy. Now follow what it instructs you to do.

Use it like a bootdisk.

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NTAccess can replace the a... Read more

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Hello

I have an Admin password, but I have forgotten it and I can't run any set ups for new programs to fix the problem. Also, I can't move any files to a USB flashdrive or move anything to a black CD. The only thing I do have is a standard user with some restrictions. I don't know what I could do, anyone have any solutions?

FoxMonster21

A:Forgot Admin password

Solutions hmm..well you could remember your password? Otherwise we cannot help.

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I forgot the password to an old computer I had stored away and now it says "System Disable 58274609" how do I get around this and factory restore. I have already tried F11 and F10.











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Hi: Enter this unlock password... 47152229

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Hi... I understand that you cannot help to bypass passwords. My question is where is best place where I can go (geek squad) where they can verify ownership to get this problem resolved.

Thanks...
 

A:Forgot Admin Password

I wouldn't recommend Geek Squad. Find a local shop.
 

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My father passed away a month ago. He didn't tell anyone, including my mom his password. He disabled built-in admin account and we don't know he's password. I tried to reinstall Windows 10 but it requires the administrator's password.Would like some help please.I've gotta record something for a school competition and I can't record it using a basic user account.

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I need this pc for my homework and i cant get it to work. I forgot my admin password. I keep getting a code 58331346. Someon please help.











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When prompted for password try 47099988

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Hi. My friend would like to use some help on her laptop. I already suggested that she should register here and ask directly but she was too busy at the moment. She bought an Acer Aspire laptop with the same specs as mine although it was from a 2nd hand store. It was a laptop with Windows 8 OS, iE7 processor, 4GB DDR3 L Memory, 500 GB HDD. She doesn't have any CDs with her when she bought it because she bought it in a rush. The store only sells laptop but with no installation CDs with them because it had a pre-installed OS. Back to her laptop, she's pretty annoyed for 2 weeks now because she can only access a local account in it. There was an admin account in it, though. I've tried doing things like installing bootable programs on USB that removes admin passwords but the laptop says it doesn't even have a boot option for it. I also manually enabled the boot-thingy on the BIOS. How can we get or remove the admin password?

A:Forgot admin password

I am sorry to hear that.
You can reset password with  a password reset disk, which is a recommended way. If you have no disk, you can reset password by another workable admin account, just login as the workable admin account, go to User Account and change the locked account password. You can use a Windows password recovery tool if these two ways can't work for you, please choose a reliable one if you want. Windows Password Recovery Tool from Tenorshare is a good one, I have fixed this issue with it, you can try

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Forgot my admin password. Here is the setup. I have Vista installed on C drive and I have windows 7 on X drive(partition). I can access windows 7 and in 'my computer' I can click and open C drive and go through all files on C drive(vista files). But I can't log into it and can't remember the password. So basically how can I recover the password or gain entry into vista?

I realize this is more a vista question than windows 7 and I posted similar post on vista forums but thought I would try here as well. Thanks

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You could try editting your Vista's registry using your Windows 7 setup in order to display the true admin account. Then use the true admin account to reset your main profile's password.

Loading a Hive:
This should explain it nicely, from Vista forums. 2nd Post. How to Enable System Administrator - Vista Forums

Resetting the password, from MS:
What to do if you forget your Windows password

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Hi, my son has a Dell Latitude D520 with XP operating system. He got a new computer and has forgotten the password to the Dell laptop. I want to have the Dell connected to the cable modem to get on the internet, and have the other computers in the house be wireless, but I can only get on thru the guest function on his computer and it won't get on the internet. I can't make any changes without administrator privileges. Help! Is there any way to reset the password?

Thanks,

Karen

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See the following Microsoft article:How to log on to your Windows XP-based computer if you forget your password or if your password expires

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i have frogot my passwrd for admin login and have tried to reset it by booting up with dvd but it does not boot with dvd and i couldnt reset the password.please any tips i do not want to lose my files.










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try option 1:http://superuser.com/questions/952206/reset-windows-8-1-administrator-password to boot from DVD, enter BIOS pressing Del at boot, once in BIOS, enable F12 boot menu, then press F10 to save and exit.when it reboots press F12 at boot and select DVD as bootable device.

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We were trying to create seperate accounts with the parental controls on bellsouth.net. Couldn't even do that without getting Tech support online. Anyhow, we Created a seperate Sign in account when you log on and it was set up with no restrictions, and we are not having any problems at all. We just simply forgot the Administrative password. Actually it was me that did it. My wife was at work, otherwise she would of made me write it down! Anyhow, I had read somewhere that it can be done, and not being that knowledgeable with computers have not a clue how to do so. Thanks.

A:Help! Forgot Admin Password

Hi DeSax and welcome to BC!You might want to try to recover your password by following the instruction here.There is also another fix by Microsoft. If it doesn't help, you can always come back and let us know. There are many more other methods.

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Hello All,

I have 2 accounts on my computer right now but only one is an Admin one and I have forgotten the password to that so I can't get to any of my files or anything. Does anyone know how to reset the password without re-installing windows and damaging any files?

Thanks,

Adrian.
 

A:Please Help! Forgot Admin Password!

Welcome to TSG....

At the present time we are unable to assist with anything to do with Passwords for anything, basically because of the fact that we can not determine the owenership of the computer and the fact that this is a security matter. Please read the Tech Support Guy rules below:

Tech Support Guy Site Rules

http://www.techguy.org/rules.html
 

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i have frogot my passwrd for admin login and have tried to reset it by booting up with dvd but it does not boot with dvd and i couldnt reset the password.please any tips i do not want to lose my files.










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A:i have forgot my password for admin

try option 1:http://superuser.com/questions/952206/reset-windows-8-1-administrator-password to boot from DVD, enter BIOS pressing Del at boot, once in BIOS, enable F12 boot menu, then press F10 to save and exit.when it reboots press F12 at boot and select DVD as bootable device.

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Help!!! I forgot the password to the administrator account on my XP pro. I only have an administrator account because I was the only one useing the computer. Is there any way to reset the password or restore the whole computer without a disk This computer was given to me and I was planning to use it for my schoolwork as I am homeschooled.
Thanks in Advance.
Alexis
[email protected]
 

A:Forgot Admin password for XP Pro

You forgot your account password or the account named administrator. If you have an account with administrative privileges you can just reset the administrator's password with that account.
 

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i have frogot my passwrd for admin login and have tried to reset it by booting up with dvd but it does not boot with dvd and i couldnt reset the password.please any tips i do not want to lose my files.











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A:i have forgot my password for admin

try option 1:http://superuser.com/questions/952206/reset-windows-8-1-administrator-password to boot from DVD, enter BIOS pressing Del at boot, once in BIOS, enable F12 boot menu, then press F10 to save and exit.when it reboots press F12 at boot and select DVD as bootable device.

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for some reason i just cant remember what my admin password is on my windows xp prof cpu.

Have lots of data dont want to reinstall what must i do.
anyone know of any linux boot program to reset the password?

thanks in advance

A:Forgot Admin password HELP!

Password Recover for XPUBCD4Win has a tool that will allow you to reset any account password, requires WinXP SP1 or SP2 to build, this will also give you full read/write access to your drives allowing you to copy any data off, remove virus's etc..Offline Password Recovery 3mb ISO fileHope these links help

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Hello! I am very new to this website but I am looking for help. I have forgotten my administrative password for my computer! I have no idea how to get into the administrator account now. Please help! What do I have to do? Thanks!

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http://www.google.com/search?hl=&q=Forgot+Admin.+password+xp&sourceid=navclient-ff&rlz=1B3GGLL_en-GBUS430US394&ie=UTF-8

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Im having the same problem ... After entering incorrect password three times it gives halt code: 59123613

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Hi.Welcome to forum DMT_Hami.Enter:46881235





Apart from participating in the forum of Hp in English and Portuguese, I am one of the main authors of solutions in the forum in Spanish.

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Hi i was given a pc by a friend and they don't  remember admin password and its not allowing me to do anything on this computer. i really need my computer for work. Please help i just need to set it back to factory setting so i can use it for work.
Please help. The computer has been in storage for a while.

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my nephew got an acer ultra thin laptop (win7) for xmas and has for got his admin password already,which is the best software to down load to a usb driver to change it ?
 

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sorry no password help
please read the rules

http://www.techguy.org/rules.html
Passwords - Please do not ask for assistance with (or ways to bypass) a forgotten or unknown password, personal identification number (PIN) or any other type of access code that may be required on a computer, mobile device or web site. As there is no way to verify the actual situation or intent, no assistance will be provided and any such threads will be closed.Click to expand...
 

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I cannot remember my password

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Sorry, per the forum rules
 
No subject matter will be allowed whose purpose is to defeat existing copyright or security measures. If a user persists and/or the activity is obviously illegal the staff reserves the right to remove such content and/or ban the user. This would also mean encouraging the use or continued use of pirated software is not permitted, and subject to the same consequences.

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my son has made his account as administrator and now has forgotten it. I have managed to make a reset disk for my account but its only limited. Please help as i was trying to install my printer and realised when it prompted me to enter admin password.
 

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From the Rules to which you just agreed:

Passwords - Please do not ask for assistance with (or ways to bypass) a forgotten or unknown password, personal identification number (PIN) or any other type of access code that may be required on a computer, mobile device or web site. As there is no way to verify the actual situation or intent, no assistance will be provided and any such threads will be closed.Click to expand...
 

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Does anyone know how to override or get passed an admin password i had a big fight with the missus one night and changed it and then next morning after i calmed down i couldn't remember it i Run vista home premium i've tried going into setup with a bootable xp disc to take things back to Xp and i tried downloading oph crack as a bootable disc and neither things would boot someone told me it could be the bios set up if it is that can anyone tell me how to fix that really need to get into other side of my comp
 

A:Forgot my Admin Password

The forum rules include:

Passwords - Please do not ask for assistance with forgotten passwords and/or bypassing them. As there is no way to verify the actual situation and/or intentions, no assistance will be provided and any such threads will be closed.Click to expand...
 

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My dad forgot his password to the admin account on our family computer and we need to update systems and such things and we cant because it keeps asking for his password. how do i reset it or restart the computer/wipe system clean? i need help please!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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please help i have forgotten my admin password and log in. is there any way to reset the system so i can change the passwords. help i cannot even burn anything without admin privileges. please help me
 

A:help forgot admin password

What Operating System are you using
 

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I have tried several of the posted passwords and they are not working 

A:Re: Forgot admin password

You have to take the system disabled code you got from the PC and enter it in the box at the link below so it generates a unique passcode for your specific PC. There would be a one in 10,000 chance that any of the unlock passcodes you see would work on your PC. https://bios-pw.org/  

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how can i find out my admin password without deleting all my files and stuff in my computer?btw its windows 2000
 

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Can anyone help me? I have searched for three days for a fix and I'm about to throw this dagg gum computer out the window. I miss Micisoft Windows NT!!!! But someome told me Vista was alot better.

I had just changed my password, and I am also listed as the admin and STUPID me forgotten my new (admin) password. My first mistake was I didn't create a separate user for myself. But I cant look back now. My floppy drive is broken so any back up disk is not possible.

What can I do to either retrieve my password or change it. Please help!!

A:Forgot my admin password

Here is a tutorial to reset your password.

Reset User Account Password

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Hi all

i am currently using my laptop at the moment as i cant get into my main computer. I was trying to set it up so that when i start up it goes all the way to the desktop without putting in a password in the log in screen. I went into user accounts and noticed that there was 2 accounts usually there is one. One was called mcmullan which is the one i use and another called administrator dont know about this one. I was able to delete the mcmullan account (big mistake) but unable to delete the other one, so i thought it would be ok. I rebooted and it came to the log in screen with - user name- administrator i now need a password to get in, i have tried all the passwords i would use including leaving it blank but no luck, is there anyway to get past this, also i noticed that safe mode wont work it gets to mup.sys and then the pc will reboot back to normal start up and end back at the login screen.

Any help would be appreciated.
Thanks
Michael

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Don't put in a password and click Enter. What happens? Other than that we cannot offer any suggestions as it is against forum rulesSorryNo subject matter will be allowed whose purpose is to defeat existing copyright or security measures. If a user persists and/or the activity is obviously illegal the staff reserves the right to remove such content and/or ban the user. This would also mean encouraging the use or continued use of pirated software is not permitted, and subject to the same consequences.Topic is closed

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I seem to have forgot my admin user password for XP anyone got any ideas on how to bypass/crack it?
Any Ideas greatly apprieciated as good password recovery problems cost up to $450!!
skin1301
 

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I forgot my builtin admin password and somehow my user is a standard user, i cannot do anything.
Is there any way to reset admin password or to change it?
I have tried some programs but no success, cannot do system restore also, everything needs administraitive rights

Any help?

I'm using Windows 8.1, retail version

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I forgot my builtin admin password and somehow my user is a standard user



Without Admin right, you need to do what shown in this post.

Deleted admin account in Win 8.1 update. How to restore?

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Need help forgot Admin password when I trid it 3 times it gave a code 83528734

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Hi may i know are you using windows 7, 8 or8.1 on your lap top?

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Hi. My friend would like to use some help on her laptop. I already suggested that she should register here and ask directly but she was too busy at the moment. She bought an Acer Aspire laptop with the same specs as mine although it was from a 2nd hand store. It was a laptop with Windows 8 OS, iE7 processor, 4GB DDR3 L Memory, 500 GB HDD. She doesn't have any CDs with her when she bought it because she bought it in a rush. The store only sells laptop but with no installation CDs with them because it had a pre-installed OS. Back to her laptop, she's pretty annoyed for 2 weeks now because she can only access a local account in it. There was an admin account in it, though. I've tried doing things like installing bootable programs on USB that removes admin passwords but the laptop says it doesn't even have a boot option for it. I also manually enabled the boot-thingy on the BIOS. How can we get or remove the admin password?

A:Forgot admin password

I am sorry to hear that.
You can reset password with  a password reset disk, which is a recommended way. If you have no disk, you can reset password by another workable admin account, just login as the workable admin account, go to User Account and change the locked account password. You can use a Windows password recovery tool if these two ways can't work for you, please choose a reliable one if you want. Windows Password Recovery Tool from Tenorshare is a good one, I have fixed this issue with it, you can try

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Can anyone help me. The admin password was forgotten and we can only get on the guest account on Windows 7.

A:Forgot admin password??

Hi welcome to tsf

Password circumvention assistance is forbidden here at TSF for the reason that we have no way to know it is the real owner. here are the rules.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/foru...ork&page=rules

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I CAN NOT remember my admin password. Here are the steps Ive taken so far. I NEED HELP!

I press F8 upon start up. Select Restore. Select US and then the options are my name, admin, and guest. But the guest and admin are locked and the name is the system administrator but I forgot the password.

I try going into safe mode upon start up but it still asks for my password. I can not reset my password and need help!!

I need to take my computer with me for study abroad and need the system but don't care about the information on the computer I would like to restore it but don't know how since I don't remember the admin password.

Please Help!

A:PLEASE help forgot admin password and cant log in

Hello LostInVista,

Using Method Three in the tutorial below can help show you how to reset your password.

Reset User Account Password

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Forgot my admin password. Here is the setup. I have Vista installed on C drive and I have windows 7 on X drive(partition). I can access windows 7 and in 'my computer' I can click and open C drive and go through all files on C drive(vista files). But I can't log into it and can't remember the password. So basically how can I recover the password or gain entry into vista? Thanks

A:Forgot Admin Password

Hi dfs98,

HACKING IS ILLEGAL AND WRONG! IF THIS IS NOT YOUR COMPUTER, DO NOT FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS! If this is your Windows password (when you try to log onto your account) rather than your BIOS password, go to: http://pogostick.net/~pnh/ntpasswd/ and click ?Bootdisk? at the top. Scroll down to about half-way to the download page. Download the latest CD release and extract the zip file.

Install the HP tool included with this post, start it, and select a blank memory stick. Make sure ALL data is backed up, as the memory stick will be wiped. Select FAT and type a Voulume name if you wish. Check create a DOS start up disk, and select the downloaded CD image.

Once you have made your memory stick, boot into it (you may have to change your BIOS settings) and then follow the instructions in the walkthrough provided by the site. I have included a copy of this walkthrough as a Word document. I have also listed a summary of which buttons to press. Follow these instructions exactly. This will work from NT to Windows 7, and so many options do not apply to Vista, and you will do much damage in running them.

Here is the summary (and included at the bottom of the document) :

? Enter
? Select Windows partion using numbers then enter
? Enter
? 1 then enter
? 1 then enter again
? Enter account name then enter
? 1 then enter
? ! then enter
? q then enter
? y then... Read more

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I really need some help it's been awhile since I've used the password ( I forgot it) and I have an HP G71-340 ....I am unable to login and now I'm at a screen that say SYSTEM DISABLE [57784727] I am unsure what to do next and seen a response where someone had same issue and help was given could you help me pleaseThank youSicangu

A:Forgot Admin Password and Power On Password

Try the following unlock code: 48682309

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code89237987 after so many attempts













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@blu1115 Please enter    36195309 Regards.

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I really need some help it's been awhile since I've used the password ( I forgot it) and I have an HP G71-340 ....I am unable to login and now I'm at a screen that say SYSTEM DISABLE [57784727] I am unsure what to do next and seen a response where someone had same issue and help was given could you help me pleaseThank youSicangu











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Sic Enter   48682309

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