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Q: Won't accept password

Hello. I just brought home an HP All in One desktop. I sat and filled it in last night. I just tried to get on it and I can't get past the login screen. I wrote my password down and it won't accept it. It says my name and underneath, it asks for my psswd. My email is wrong. It says **REMOVED**. That's not me. I have spent 3 hours getting # after # from Microsoft and sites to log onto. Not ONE of them helps ant the online chat is worthless. Is anyone out there able to help me? I'm so upset. Thanks. Maggie

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Dos bat program that accept username and password as parameters and the password masked with asterisk ?

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did a restore and password wont work, cd drive is broken so cant use any recovery cd's. need to know how to bypass password to get to desktop. Can't use cd drive for anything. Cant do full system restore with f11. NEED TO BYPASS THE PASSWORD TO GET ONTO DESKTOP PAGE!

A:Won't accept old password

Visit this link-http://www.mydigitallife.info/2007/05/27/forgot-windows-administrator-password-ways-to-recover-and-reset-password-in-vistaxp20032knt/

But i think you might be still needing a workable Cd drive.I am not sure whether you can boot this software from a USB.

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My new laptop that I had only been using for a few days, suddenly won't accept my password. I KNOW it's the correct password, but it says no. I never set up Password Retrieval, since I only had it for a few days. What do I do?? I absolutely can NOT get on!

A:Won't accept password

sorry, but we cannot help with password issues, per TSF rules.

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My daughter's HP laptop (windows XP) was running fine. Battery just ran out, she plugged the computer in and now it will not let her log back on (and she is sure she is typing her password correctly). Any suggestions?
 

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I just tried to login to my HP G6 Pavilion laptop but it won't accept my password.  I have not changed it and I know the password I am using is correct.  I need it urgently but cannot access it.  Can anyone please help? I meant to point out - after starting up I put in the correct and then it starts the 'welcome' script but then quickly reverts to 'password incorrect'!!

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Hi,

My netbook - a Toshiba nb305 - is inexplicably not accepting my password, nor that of my wife's who has a separate user account. We know the passwords we're inputting are correct, so have no explanation. We have ensured that the CAPS lock and NUM locks are off (and we've tried entering passwords with them on) so that's not the problem. I'm presently holidaying in Greece, and the netbook was working perfectly on the plane journey over here. Came to use it in the hotel, and it is having this problem. Tried starting in Safe Mode also but same problem occurs. Any help you could give me would be GREATLY appreciated.

Regards,


John

A:Help with Startup: W7 won't accept my password

Is the laptop you are logging into normally used at work? If so, check the Domain you are logging into, try changing that to just the computer name.

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Will only take nine characters in the password box.  My password is ten characters.  ??  Did I press a wrong button?  Caps lock is off.  My computer is a Lenovo Yoga 900 and I am running Windows 10.  

A:Can't log in to my computer - won't accept password Help!

Are you talking about the Windows 10 logon screen (usually with a pretty picture or default background and white text box in the middle) or did you set up an admin password in the BIOS screen?
 
If it's Windows, make sure you're looking at a password box and haven't inadvertantly wound up with the PIN box. 

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2 days ago I upgraded my laptop from Vista to Windows 8, I didn't have the router network password handy so I skipped that. I set up a new Microsoft account because I didn't have one and I was able to use the laptop for a while. After shutting down for the night I was unable to get back in (it wouldn't accept my password). I reset the password and verified that the new password worked by signing into my MS account on another computer. I connected the laptop to my router with a cable but it still would not accept my MS password. Many hours later, I did manage to get in and thought the problem was resolved.

Today: still connected by cable, laptop won't accept the MS password.

If I ever get back in I'll set it up so that I don't need to go through an MS account but I need to get in first.

Any suggestions?

Just posted this and tried again and suddenly I can get in - very confusing

A:Windows 8 won't accept my password

Check your keyboard setting. I had set Canadian keyboard, then when you type @, it becomes " (but I didn't know because screen show only dots), that's why Windows 8 didn't accept my password.

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Hi Folks
I have just purchased a new laptop (toshiba) with win 7 installed at the shop .I brouhgt the machine home ,started it up and let it complete the installation . After all that was complete I let the unit time out & go into sleep mode .When I attempted to get back in my password is not accepted . Any Ideas

A:Win7 won't accept password

I have to ask,
is it the right one?

~Lordbob

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Just bought a new laptop Install seemed to be going well until I entered the wrong password for Wireless Network Chose to do a recovery to try to solve that issue. Upon restarting, my password was no longer accepted, although the password hint was still there. Not sure if the problem has to do with the fact that I performed a recovery, or because I somehow entered the wrong password twice during initial setup, or perhaps there's a finite number of password attempts that Windows 7 allows before it locks you out, because I've tried about 200 versions of my password Can anyone help?

A:Windows 7 won't accept my password

Hello Jazzi, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You can use METHOD THREE in the tutorial below to reset your user account password.

Reset User Account Password - Vista Forums

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Running XP Home SP3.

Last week the PC began asking for an Administrative password shortly after I turned it on. I was just a black screen with a smallish black box outlined in white. I'd never even heard of such a thing so I asked a friend who know computers to take a look. He told me that the system wanted some sort of password that had been entered into the BIOS settings. I told him that we'd never set up anything like that, and asked if he could get around it.

He took a small battery out of the PC, and left it out for about 30 minutes. When he put it back, it no longer asked for that password, but when it booted to windows, it did not bring up my desktop. It went to a signon page with the name Guest. And only that name. It did not show my user name (which is Mike), or show my desktop. It also wanted a password for Guest.

Since I have no password on my system, I had no idea. We left it blank, but it brought up a message box reading

The specified domain either does not exist or could not be contacted
Please try again or consult your system administrator.

My friend booted into safe mode, where we got essentially the same result, except that this time the user was Administrator. No other users on the page. And once again it asked for a password.

He went home and got a disk called ERD and booted from that, and then went into some utility from the start menu that would allow him to reset the passwords. He reset both Guest and Administrator, and showed me that t... Read more

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My hard drive crashed and so they put in a new one. I put the password in again via Control Panel but now when I enter it it says password and user name do not match

The problem is on my laptop. I'm on the desktop now. I can't get into the laptop at all. The CD Rom thing on the laptop is broken too and HP "doesn't make those parts anymore" so I can't use any disks. Is there anyway to get in?

How do I subscribe to this thread?

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Welcome to the Forum
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When turning on my desk top computer and entering long time password, get message " use last password or go to account live" to fix problem--but if I cannot start the
computer, how can I "fix" the problem???
 

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When loging in.  I to my desktop my HP Envy will not accept my password.  I'd directed to reset my microsoft password at account.live.com.  Changing my microsoft account password has no affect.  I still cannot log in.  The message I receive is "That password is incorrect.  Make sure you're using the password for your Microsoft account.  You can always reset it at accouhnt.live.com/password/reset".  I've never used my microsoft password to open my Envy. 

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I have a new Windows 7 64 bit laptop which I have successfully connected to my home wlan and it can access the web just fine.
The home wlan is wpa protected and behind a router.

The new laptop can see the other Windows 7 PC (old_pc) in the home wlan and when I double click on the "old_pc" icon in Network it opens it and asks for a username and network password.

Problem:
When I enter the name of a user on the other PC and its logon password I get an error message saying the the user or password is wrong. But, it is how I logon the other PC!

I checked and the "old_pc" does have its printers shared (and that is what I am trying to access from the new PC) so that is not the problem.

What do I do? What am doing wrong?

Thanks.

A:New PC not accept network password

That is a strange one isn't it? What happens when you try to join the Homegroup?

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My daughter has asked me to look at her HP Laptop. She gave me the password but when I try to type it in it does not work. I've made sure that I don't have the CAPS lock on or that I misspelled the password (which I didn't in either case)

What can I do to fix this problem. I've looked at some password reset programs but am confused by them. Thanks in advance for any and all help.

A:Windows 7 Won't accept Password

My daughter has asked me to look at her HP Laptop.Hi JazzMahn -First, double check if your daughter has given you the correct password.Next, can you start in safe mode at all (requires no password usually)Finally, why has she asked you to "look" at the computer (are there problems)Thank You -

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This mourning trying to start a computer window7 home won't accept password says not valid is the same password always used went to safe mode no help How can I get in to this computer help help help. Tried new keyboard nope nums or caps not locked

A:Windows 7 won't accept password

Hello Terrasafe, and welcome to Seven Forums.

This may be able to help.

User Account - Reset Password in Windows 7

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Hello,

this has been driving me bonkers for the last few days, I check forums and websites but have not found any answers. I have a laptop with XP Pro on which I regularly update my password, the ctlr+alt+del > change password way.

When I tried this ealier last week I got a message saying (translating from Dutch to English): my password must be 0 characters, cannot repeat any of my 0 passwords, must be at least 0 days old.

This is totally new to me, I changed the password before without issues, so my search on the web lead me to gpedit.msc, where I select windows settings, security settings, account policy. There are several entries here and they show (again translated from Dutch to English):

maximum password time: 0
min password time: 0
min password length: 0
remember old passwords: 0
complexity: disabled
something about coding: disabled

so as far as I can tell there is not password policy however when I change my password there seems to be. I have played with this a bit and set complixty to enabled, min length to 6 and tried to change it to AbCd12! which should work as its >6 long, uses caps, lowercase and numbers, but again the same message, so I set it back to how it was, 0's and disabled.

I also tried net user <username> <newpassword> but getting the same message
the account has admin rights but I logged in as admin and tried to change the password that way for the specific account but again the same message

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A:Solved: XP Pro SP3 - wont accept any new password

I am not certain I am on the right line here.
Firstly, gpedit is GROUP policy Edit and has no connection DIRECTLY with the normal user/admin/guest password.
Retunring to the cmd "net user akm-bl" - realising of course it is not that. This should provide as in my screenshot

To save me a lot of typing if you instruct the cmd
Type 'net user /HELP' for more info.
You will then see what each command is and what is achieved.

However I would recommend you type
"control userpasswords2" - start, run .
as if I am correct you will find what you want there.
On the advanced tab click the advanced button on Advanced user management and explore there in Local users and groups.
 

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(Using Windows 7 Home.) I got a whole mess of suspicious spam, figured I'd better change my Thunderbird password (primary email.) I followed the instructions online: tools-security-saved passwords- show passwords- remove, then next time you send or receive email, you'll be prompted with a request for new password. I did that, entered the new one, said "save password," and I can see the two new passwords (same for each, incoming and smpt; I was told that's what it does and it did that), but every time I send a message it says "Sending of password for user XXXX did not succeed. Mail server pop.cox.net responded: invalid user name or password."

Please help.....I'm crippled with email right now......
 

A:Thunderbird email will not accept new password

I also get the message
"Sending of the message failed.
The message could not be sent using Outgoing server (SMTP) smtp.cox.net for an unknown reason. Please verify that your Outgoing server (SMTP) settings are correct and try again."
 

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Hey guys , this isssue is one I have been struggling to fix . It happened 6 months ago when I was surfing the net and suddenly the laptop is disconnected from wifi . I tried to fix it in every possible way by researching online (using my phone) . Well , since none of it worked I took the liberty of going to a local comp. store to get it fixed and it did work . But just yesterday the very same happened while I was downloading games . I'm open to any kind of suggestion so if u guys have any , feel free to speak .Thank you

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I have factory reset and it comes back to the windows 10 log on asking for password , no I know this is correct yet it won't accept it.And I don't know how to re set it

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Hi. I have had to recover my HP pavilion with windows XP but when I put in my I wireless Internet password it won't accept it saying it hasto be 40 bits or 10 bits or 5 to 13 characters or 10 to 26 hexadecimal characters. It worked ok before it crashed, and it can see our router but just won't accept our password. Any suggestions please ???

A:HP laptop won't accept network password

Hello,

Double check to make sure that you are using the correct password/passphrase

Make sure all drivers are installed and updated from the HP Support site.

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Moved and cannot open windows with correct password. How can I correct?

A:Windows will not accept correct password

Sorry but we can not help you with passwords. You'll need to try and remember it.

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My laptop will not accept my password. A window comes up, startup password. This computer is configured to require a password in order to start. Please enter the startup password below. I enter the password and nothing happens. There are two buttons under the password space, ok, and restart, the pointer is not even on the screen to select one.

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Good day, I have a user who has an HP Probook 430 G2 which was shipped with Windows 10 downgradeable to Windows 7Pro. They opted for Windows 8.1, and so the 64 bit version was installed. The user has been working fine for a week. Yesterday he called me saying that his PC would not accept his password. I logged in on Teamviewer (it has Windows Login enabled) and logged in without any problems. Thinking that it may be a stuck key on his keyboard or something, I opened word and asked him to type his password. He typed it both with the normal keyboard and numericals, and again with the numbers which are integrated with the function keys. He also typed it correctly with the USB keyboard which he had connected. I performed an Alt+Ctrl-Del funtion, and changed the password. I tryped in his existing password, and asked him to type in the same password, but with an additional ! at the end, for the new one. He typed in the new password, confirmed it, and it was accepted. I then logged out and asked him to type in his password to log in, it still said the password is incorrect. I tryped in the new password over Teamviewer, it worked. I did a bit of research and found suggestions of performing the reset with the battery and all peripherals removed. I guided him through this this morning, he booted the laptop with nothing attached, just the battery re-inserted. Same thing. This completely baffles me. Please could someone advise me? Thank you.

A:HP Probook 430 [email protected] won't accept password on laptop, but will ...

This is a new one on me I could help you via teamviewer if you want me to just message me. Anyways back to your problem there could be some sort of virus on the computer which is making it play up you may need to do a scan just to be safe? Also what happens if you create a new user instead of password do it that way? Also using windows 8.1 you can upgrade to windows 10 and use a numeric password to do that be so much easier then typing it. This is the only thing I could think of its really strange. You could try logging into the adminsitrator and try that see if it still does it then? Or is iit only on that account?  Thanks hope I helped a little bit.

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Hi,
I have an Acer Aspire laptop (which hasn't been used for a while ) , every time I try to log in it will not accept my password and after 3 attempts disables the laptop. I have tried F8 and attempted to go back to last working configuration which didn't work , safe mode (again asked for password which didn't work) . I cannot change to administrator it guest to open the system and I don't have a reset disk , therefore now I'm completely stuck .
Any help out there ?

A:Windows Vista won't accept password

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We will also not offer advice, assistance or instruction with regard to any of the above activities, illegal or otherwise.

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system will not accept log in. Tried several times continues to restart.

A:hp laptop will not accept password. Tried changing would not...

Hi @Bern5,I hope you enjoy your visit to the HP Support Forums. I understand you are having an issue with the login password. I will be glad to help you.Please post the full product number of your computer. See the following, if you need help with that information.How Do I Find My Model Number or Product Number?Please get back to me with above information, so I can help you better.

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Hi,
I have an Acer Aspire laptop (which hasn't been used for a while ) , every time I try to log in it will not accept my password and after 3 attempts disables the laptop. I have tried F8 and attempted to go back to last working configuration which didn't work , safe mode (again asked for password which didn't work) . I cannot change to administrator it guest to open the system and I don't have a reset disk , therefore now I'm completely stuck .
Any help out there ?

A:Windows Vista won't accept password

From TSF RULES

You may not ask for assistance with any deemed illegal activities such as but NOT restricted to the following::

* software pirating
* hacking
* password cracking
* keystroke recording software
* assistance with accessing copyrighted software programs
* Leeching on private or public WiFi/Broadband connections
We will also not offer advice, assistance or instruction with regard to any of the above activities, illegal or otherwise.

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Although i enter right password, it doesn't accept my password. I cannot use the laptop. Even it is the second time i am trying to open it.

A:laptop doesnt accept my password

I mean, i used the laptop only once.

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This one has me puzzled and any help will be appreciated. The problem is System Restore does not recognize my Windows password. When I try a System Restore and enter my password, the message says the password is incorrect. It's the same password that I use successfully to logon to Windows. I do not understand why it is not accepted by System Restore when the very same password allows me to logon to Windows. The version of Windows is version 1511 build 10586.873.

I am hesitant to go to the Creators Update with this problem.

Thanks

A:System Restore Will Not Accept My Password

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hello,

I have had w7 installed for about 2 weeks with no prob. This morning I briefly used my tablet pc (hp 2730p) for about 30 min. I put it to sleep to take my gf to work and when I got back about 40 min later i tried to log on and it wouldn't accept my password.

At first, I thought it was just not accepting my password but, at random, I deliberately input incorrect passcodes and nothing happened. It basically resets the cursor and gives me the option to reset password.

So I booted in SM and changed the password and nothing happened, I tried to remove it and nothing happened, it's as if the screen just won't leave or something.

Please don't redirect me to usual tuts about this, because it's clear to me that this isn't an ordinary problem seeing as in how I have tried just about everything to reset/remove my password.

Please help, thanks.

A:windows 7 login won't accept ANY password

Welcome!

Have you tried a Repair Install? Hopefully that will help.

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ok here goes i moved house on friday so my pc was moved as carefully as poss in my car. ive had internet connected today and went to read mail. password not eing accepted after an hour of trying i decided to delete the account and set up again making sure i had correct settings ad changed password still wont accept password and is driving me mad. i am using xp home and have mail enaled for firewall any ideas??

A:outlook express will not accept password

Are you able to log in to web-based mail for the account?

If you are receiving an error message in OE, please copy then paste the entire message in this topic.
These can be useful in troubleshooting an issue.

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i restored my computer to an earlier date, september, now it wont accept my password and it wont let me answer my password hint

i have lost everything, pictures, files, i know there there but how do i get to answer my question as i am admid

A:Computer wont accept my password

Hello Colette, and welcome to Seven Forums.

When you do a system restore it will also restore the user accounts' passwords to what they were at the time the restore point was created.

If you remember what it was then, you should be able to enter that password to log on.

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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I have the BSOD with stop 0x0000007E (0xC00001D, 0x80537008, 0xBA4CF3B8, 0xBA4CFOB4). Trying to repair after reading forum on problem but the recovery console will not accept my password. Unit is a Dell Vostro 1510. My daughters computer so I do not know what started the problem.

A:Recovery Console will not accept my password

Is the Recovery Console installed on the system?At what point...are you prompted for a password?You might read the following: How to use CHKDSK in the XP Recovery Console - http://pirules3.14.googlepages.com/recovery_console_chkdsk Generally speaking...there is no entry required on the password line, just hit Enter to move to the next line.And...why would you expect your daughter's system...to accept your password?Louis

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I enter the right password but it doesn't accept it. Please help.Thanks in advance 

A:Laptop doesn't accept my password

Hi, It may be worth trying the following to rule out a possible error with the keyboard input configuration. At the log on screen, click the Ease Of Access icon in the bottom right corner, select On-Screen Keyboard and try entering your password using this. Another thing to try, if you normally sign-on with an email and password, would be to see if you can reset the password via another PC from the Microsoft page on the following link.  https://account.live.com/password/reset Otherwise, a further option would be to reset the notebook to its 'Factory Condition' and then set it up again from the beginning ? if you haven't created your Recovery Media yet, the notebook will have shipped with a Recovery Partition which can be accessed at boot - ie shutdown the notebook, then start tapping away at f11 as soon as you power on. A full guide on this can be found on the following link. http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c04758961 Regards, DP-K

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I tried to boot my MSI WinBook U100 which has Windows 8 Pro installed (it originally had Windows 7), but it didn't recognize my password. I haven't used it for several months and had not changed the password. Is there a way to bypass the password and reload Windows 8? I have tired going to BIOS setup and changing the administrator password (it was the same as my user password) and changed the user password, but it still will not boot. I also tried to boot from the Windows 8 CD, but it kept telling me to remove the disk and reboot, When I did that it started all over again.
 

A:Solved: Window 8 on Netbook won't accept my password

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I have installed a wireless keyboard with track ball replacing keyboard and mouse that worked fine. Now system will not accept password from wireless keyboard. I can enter password using on screen keyboard and once on the keyboard works OK in Word. All keys work correctly. Something in Vista is causing password not to be recognized. Once in Outlook password is not recognized either.

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Hi all,
Anyone familliar with the 3Com OfficeConnect wireless 54Mbps 11g Cable/DSL Router? I'm using it with a 2Wire DSL modem, and windows 7.
I get the set up screen okay, and set a new password. But when I go to the laptop or Iphone to go wireless, although the device recognizes the connection, the password never seems to work. Did I miss something simple here?
Thanks
Ernie
 

A:Solved: 3Com router won't accept password

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OS: Windows 10 Enterprise
I experience problems running WMIC to execute command on remote. Namely, when remote user password contains a comma. Ie., when I run command like
wmic /node:remotepc /user:username /password:"one,two" somecommand

I get response:

, - Alias not found
Omitting quotes, using apostrophes or none around the password results in the same error message.
If I omit the /password (and enter it interactively), the above command executes as expected.


Question: how do I use the above batch WMIC execution when remote password contains comma ?

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I know my password but my laptop screen doesn't allow me to enter it and keeps restarting the screen.  I tried changing my password from another laptop.  Even that doesn't work.  I was not happy from the start of having a password but the system wouldn't let me update without it.  Help what do I do.  I'm not technical.

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I'm running XP home on an HP Pavilion ze2000 series laptop. I keep it password protected due to a nosey 4-year-old nephew of mine. Lately it's not accepting my password when I log in from standy/hibernation(not sure if it's just one or the other). It doesn't happen all the time. It's happened maybe 3 times in twice as many resumes.

Caps lock isn't on. No key is being held down. I just don't get it.

A:Xp Won't Accept Password After Standby/hibernate Resume

I understand this is a 2007 thread, but I'm facing the same problem now. Every time I put the computer on standby and then come back and start it again, it asks for the password (which is how I want it, I don't want to remove the password), but it won't accept the password at all. I've entered it some 15 to 20 times at a stretch, making sure about the Caps and Num locks, and looking at the keyboard and typing each key slowly so that I'm not making any mistake, but nothing works, it just keeps giving the message that the password is wrong. Then when I restart, it immediately accepts the password. This has started just two days ago.

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So, I get a call that this domain username is giving invalid password. Of course, like any other tech, I assume that the user is putting in the password wrong, so I get into the remote access for the computer. I put in the password. No dice.

I log into another computer in the same area, log in with the username and password, logs in without issue. Go back to the offender and log in with an admin domain account, no issue. So, now, I've blown out everything related to this user account, removed and readded it to the valid user list, nuked and deleted the user profile by deleting from profile list, physically deleting the profile, and making sure that the profile wasn't in the registry. Still no dice. I even tried removing and readding to the domain just to say I did it. Any thoughts?

A:Domain PC won't accept known good username and password

Went in a reset domain password anyway...seems to have worked.

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Hi,
Today windows 7 has decided to just stop accepting my password for my administrator account. I have only ever used one password on this pc and I am the only user who has ever even touched it since the day I built it about 2 months ago!

I always thought that my account which I named Polar (based on theme), was THE administrator account renamed, then today I was trying to transfer some files from my ssd to hdd and I was told I did not have administrator privileges.

So then I logged out to switch user to see that there was a 'master' administrator account, there is only one password that i could have set for this. I have also tried every one of the 4 passwords that I ever use and none work, so there is no possibility that I am getting the password that I set wrong!

I have tried to restore to an earlier point in case this is some sort of hacking or virus thing but the system restore will not work without administrator privileges.

I understand that it is against forum rules to ask for a way to reset this password but could somebody help me figure out whats going on? Has anybody heard of this problem before?

A:[SOLVED] Windows 7 will not accept my Administrator password, please help!

I have just managed to get it sorted out. I had tried to restore windows to an earlier point by using the repair function that is available when I insert the windows 7 installation cd but I was not allowed to run the restore or the repair feature without administrator privileges.

So I restarted the computer with the windows 7 installation cd in the drive and went into my bios, I then booted from the installation disc and this allowed me to bypass administrator security and restore the system to a disk image that my wonderful machine created last night while I was asleep.

This was such a random incident and I still don't know how this happened, I do suspect that an external threat of some sort must have been involved. Anyway that's how it can be fixed if it ever happens to you!

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Hi - thanks for any help.
I am using vista small business on my work computer. When i try to use
logmein free, a remote access software, everything works fine until i am
asked by my work computer to log in by selecting my user name and giving my
password. i provide my usual user name and password, and the computer tells
me it is incorrect. I am DEFINITELY using the correct password (its not
number lock or caps, etc.) i have verified with logmein tech support that i
should be using my regular user name and password.
i also had the same problem when trying to change the password on this user
acct from the computer (i.e. not remotely logging in, but sitting in front of
it). when i am prompted to provide the current password, it tells me its
incorrect - but it is definitely the same password i use to log in normally.
any suggestions? this is stopping me from using the remote software.
thanks,
Jeff
 

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