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Forgot Admin Password, as well as BIOS boot up password

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

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

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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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@Katsmeow Enter   65191481

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Hi: Enter this unlock code... 79788928

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A:Forgot BIOS Admin Password

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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I took out my HP laptop that I hadn't used in a while. Turns out I didn't keep track of the BIOS password that I set. Now getting a System Disabled message with code 99540439. Is there any way to get this reset? Thanks!











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A:Forgot BIOS admin password; System Disable

@captkitteh? Enter   26428419

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Hi, Enter  46585928 Regards, DP-K

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Forgot BIOS Admin/PowerOn Password for HP Pavilion Notebook - 15-p241tx, given this code after three times try, any help? System Disable code :i  85590017

A:Forgot BIOS Admin/PowerOn Password for HP Pavilion Notebook ...

Please try this Password :  30498039     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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Hi, Enter  68021809 Regards, DP-K

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 Hi, Enter: 61180434

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A:forgot admin or bios password for compaq CQ58 notebook

@leonaedo? Enter   21181905

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Product Name: Pavilion TouchSmart 14-b109wmOperating System: Microsoft Windows 8 (64-bit)Have old laptop that wont work without BIOS password.disable code is  55038591 can someone help me?thanks!

A:Forgot BIOS Admin/PowerOn Password for HP Pavilion TouchSmar...

Hi: Restart the PC, and enter this unlock passcode... 40990517

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Hi,I have one Presario cq58 system disabled code : 51687058Please helpThanks











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A:forgot admin or bios password for compaq CQ58 notebook

@EvilSmith?  Enter   44785098

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I have a problem with my laptop. I can't remember the password for bios in compaq cq58-230SF. after heating 3 times enter theres a code 63207873. Thank you for your Help Bruno 











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A:forgot admin or bios password for compaq CQ58 notebook

Hi, Bruno: Enter this unlock passcode... 72165275

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Hi, Enter  34634809 Regards, DP-K

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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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A:Forgot Admin Password and Power On Password

Sic Enter   48682309

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A:Forgot Admin Password and Power On Password

Try the following unlock code: 48682309

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How remove password BIOS(Admin password & canfigure setup),
 

A:Admin password & canfigure setup password in BIOS remouver

Turn off computer. Find the battery on the motherboard. Take it out for a couple minutes. Put it back in and restart computer. This should reset cmos and solve your problem.
 

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Right before this problem happened, I had suddenly experienced a weird screen glitch and knew to restart my computer. Now, it asks for a BIOS admin or power on password which I did not set. What the heck is going on, and what could I do to fix this??  --WHAT-I-HAVE-TRIED--I have tried "12345"I have tried a blank fieldI have tried "biosPower"-------------------------- --COMPUTER-INFO--Product: HP Stream Notebook 11 (no touchscreen)Product version: 8.1 (x64 architecture)---------------------- If I need to put any more info, just ask.











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A:BIOS "Admin Password or Power On Password" needed for startu...

@GlitchMasta47? At the password screen, hit enter 3 times and you should receive a halt code - enter this on the site below. https://bios-pw.org/ Regards, DP-K

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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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A:I forgot my admin password.

When prompted for password try 47099988

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

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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?
 

A:Forgot Admin's Password...

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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Any help would be appreciated.
Thanks
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A:Forgot Admin Password

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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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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A:forgot admin password

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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A:help forgot admin password

What Operating System are you using
 

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A:Forgot my admin password

Here is a tutorial to reset your password.

Reset User Account Password

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A:forgot admin password

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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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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A:Forgot Admin password.

Follow this tutorial.

Reset User Account Password

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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
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Any help?

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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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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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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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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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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

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