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My daughter forgot her password to log onto her computer. It is an ACER Aspire running Vista Home Premium with 2 GB ram, a 160 GB hard drive and Intel Pentium Dual Processor 1.46 GHz processor.
She forgot her password and can't log into Windows. How can we get past that?

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A: Password forgotten

As per the site rules, we don't assist with password issues as we can't verify the actual situation or intent.

Therefore, I'm closing this thread.

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HP Pavilion Sleekbook15-BOO3TUwin. 8 64 bit. Sir, i set my  Notebook  password as images password... but after one week,  when i  open my notebooknow it is asking me word password to type... since, it has been long time /  one year,  now i had forgot my word password.if it ask me to to do images i still rememberbut  word password i dont rememeber Sir. sir,is there any way without loosing my c drive i could reset my passwordor to appeared a images passwordthank you sir.

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Hi tovishe, Since you are facing where in you have forgotten the Windows Password to log into your account please click on the web links given below should be able to help you to resolve the issue on your unit.Managing User Accounts and Logins (Windows 8)Please follow the steps mentioned under ?Resetting a lost password in Windows 8? from above link.What to do when you forget your sign-in password (Windows 8)If in case the above does not help the only option is to perform HP Recover (OS reinstallation) kindly click the web link below. By doing this your unit will be returned to factory setting and you will lose all data stored on your Hard Disk Drive.Performing an HP System Recovery (Windows 8)Please follow the steps under ?Recover your HP notebook computer -> Recovery when Windows 8 does not start correctly?




Let us know how it goes!*Although I am an HP employee, I am speaking for myself and not for HP.*Make it easier for other people to find solutions, by marking my answer ?Accept as Solution? if it solves your problem.* Click on "Purple Thumbs up" button to the left side of my post to say thanks!RegardsAhmed

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I have forgotten my administrator password or power on password. I recieved a message System disabled with a code 9904362 can anyone help me











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A:Administrator password or power on password forgotten

Hi: Please read the first post at the link below which should resolve your dilemma. http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Operating-Sy???????????????????????????????????????????stems-an?... Then... You can: 1. Use the unlock code you generated to enter the BIOS2. Disable all passwords that are enabled in the BIOS's security menu.3. If asked for current password - type the unlock code4. For new password, just press ENTER key5. Repeat the same for verify password column.

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Hello @Babyfig,  At the password screen, hit enter 3 times and you should receive a 'halt code' - post back with this code.   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,
This is just a quick question:
If you have a single user account setup ie Administrator, and you have forgotten your password, are you stuffed?
(I was thinking perhaps SafeMode, but obviously not!)

All Ok, just wondering??
 

A:Win XP Forgotten Password

If your default administrator account is active and there is no password for it or if there is and you remember it you could access it by doing a Ctrl / Alt / Delete at the logon and select it from the dropdown menu.
 

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I always advise if you don't need don't put one on!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!   Anyway I went to a buddies house to help with his brand new dell with Win 7 machine, fixed him up with all the usual tools for safty and ran the update while we went to eat.  When done he said he wanted a password, as usual I was reluctant!  He insisted so I put one one ans told him to write it down and thought I saw him doing so.  Got a call 20 minutes ago YUP he forgot and can not find the written note now I need to help him out.  Will Ophcrack or something similar do the job?
 
Frustrated PHIL!

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Instead of using Ophcrack enable the hidden Adminstrator Account using this guide. The guide links to a download but the site has a newer version. I would only enable the Administrator account, not reset his password. Once in the Administrator account you can change the password of his account.
 
If the computer is UEFI then you will need to use Rufus with the iso of the utility in order to boot or change your settings in UEFI to enable Legacy or CSM boot.
 
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Please delete, I remembered. TY

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My Toshiba laptop running Windows 8 has rejected my password attempts-help please.
 

A:Password forgotten

As noted from the Rules page...

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...

Sorry, there's nothing we can do to assist you on the forum.
 

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Please help!

Well i hope you can!, we have two laptops at home, my partner has forgotten her password to login to Windows XP.

Even the password hint (which is my name ) does not make the penny drop.

Is there any way around this apart from a complete re-install as there's some pictures of the kids on there, music etc...etc...

Any help gratefully received.
 

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Have I a hp laptop and I fotten my users passwordhow can iget into my computer I don't care if I loose everything please help me

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Originally Posted by caprice316


Have I a hp laptop and I fotten my users passwordhow can iget into my computer I don't care if I loose everything please help me




if u dont care to save anything on ur computer u could always reinstall a new system on it. If u use google im sure u find help with that if u dont know to.
(dont know much about computers here to try get some help myself but this is a fast and easy way assuming u have the Win7 discs or whatever system u u are using)

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hi,
i have a question.......... i have forgotten my password for my computer (havent used it for nearly a year), and was wondering if it is possible to format my computer without the password ? before i start doing this and killing my computer for good..
 

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Hello,

I am trying to log into a computer I haven't used for awhile. I don't remember that password that goes along with that computer. It gives me the message "The system could not log you on. Make sure your User name and domain are correct, then type your password again..."

Is there a way to reset the password? There is no other account on the computer. I've tried to log in using Administrator in Safe Mode, but it wouldn't allow me to do that either. Is there something I'm missing?
 

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I have a Dell Laptop with an 80GB single Partition Hard Disk having Windows Media Center as the Operating System. Since my administrator password had expired I changed my password. Now I have forgotten my password as well as my hint question. There are three other users but none of them have administrator rights (myself being the only one). Now I am unable to open any of my folders as it keeps asking for the password. How do I bypass the password & login. I have very important data which I do not want to lose. The partition is NTFS. Please Help..
 

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sonny,

Glad to see you know how to spell "lose" and NOT "loose".

I don't use WinXP [still with Win98SE] but have you tried using the "Find option" using the - *.pwl - to see if you can locate the passwords ??
 

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how can I get around a lost administrator password for windows XP professional?
 

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Try this program. Offine NT Password Editor.
 

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Please help I bought my son a laptop for Christmas set it up about a month ago now this morning gone to put the anti virus on it and it's saying that I have put the incorrect password! I have tried all the different ways of entering it but to no avail. I have tried pressing F11 to factory reset but this does nothing. Can someone please help!!

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Hi everyone,I was trying to change my password and i entered a new one then reentered it as i was supposed to but i was not paying much attention to my typing while doing so and have probably ended up putting an incorrect letter in my password so now when i tried to re enter the password to add a fingerprint it says that the password is incorrect. i don't know what to do now and i haven't turned off my laptop out of the fear that i will be locked out completely. Also, I just have a local account no windows account. please help!

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Hello I'm on my laptop because I totally
forgot the password to log into my computer
would like to know if anybody can help me restore to log back in my PC ?
Thank you
 

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When trying to send articles via email, I sometimes have to go to "Connect to loginnet.passport.com". The window states, "The server loginnet.passdport.com at Microsoft Passport requires a username and password.". After I sign in using my MSN address and password, I get "Fatal login error.hr=8041035, f=2147217355". My brother said it's looking for the original password at time of purchase/installation and I don't know that info. My default email is MSN. HELP!!
 

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My mate has an IQon laptop and he put a password on the computer but cannot remember what the password is . The laptop doesnt boot like normal laptops but instead looks for a password as soon as i turn the laptop on ! HELP !!!! I have a video to show what happens so if you could help i would really appreciate it
Here is the link to the video , watch and let me know if you can help :

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cTYxUNNbeDU&feature=plcp
 

A:Forgotten Password !!

You have a BIOS password and will not receive help here. Sorry.
 

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Ok, well i have tried everything.

What happened when i tried different things.


1. i downloaded things to the usb, well i couldnt run them as they dont automatically start from it, so that option quickly failed.


2. i tried opening the .txt file at the end of a failed startup recovery, my error report didnt have the .txt file or anything of the sort so i couldnt open it to fix the issue nor could i use it to run CMD

3. i tried flat out factory restoring it, it asked for my password which i dont have...

4. i even tried launching in safe mode with command prompt and it again asked for my password

so, pretty much ive tried using this computer to put things on a flash drive that did not help, ive tried other methods of basically hacking and or bypassing it and those did not work either.


any help would be greatly appreciated...

A:Forgotten Password

Hi, we cannot assist you with a password problem, if you have proof of ownership any half decent computer repair shop should know how to help you.

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my friend forgot his windows password (for windows XP). He cant

login anymore. He is the only user in that computer. no other

accounts have been made. Will he install a fresh copy of

windows? or is there any other way so that he could retrieve

the password or log-in in windows?

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He might very well be the legitimate owner of the operating system, but we have no way of knowing this and we cannot provide information on how to over-ride this. It is against forum rulesNo 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.If you are asking if you can reinstall the operating CD, the answer is yes. You will need to have the product key to authenticate the installationThis topic is closed

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I locked myself out of my administrator account on my computer. What can I do to help me get back in? Thanks in advance!
 

A:Forgotten Password

We cant help you with forgotten passwords
Read the site rules
 

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My father recently purchased his new hp notebook and has since forgotten his password. I have tried everything. If you can help that'd be greatly appreciated!

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Hello Sir,
My question is I have forgotten my login password
what should i do for get that one without formating
will u help me in this
thanking you sir,
Krian Ch

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Hi srikiran7,

Sorry, but we are unable to assist in circumventing passwords.

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Forgotten my password

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If you have nothing to lose such as personal photos, files etc you might consider simply doing a System Recovery to start over with fresh install of Windows and no password. Are you running Windows 7 or Windows 8? The process is a bit different for each. Windows 7 Recovery:  http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c01867418  Windows 8 Recovery: http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03489643 

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I have Windows 2000 with Service Pack 4 and I cannot access the computer because the system password cannot be entered.
On system start up the prompt to enter password is displayed and the one I was using doesn't work. I can't remember changing the password, but there it is.
Does anyone know of how to access a system with Win 2000 when the password has been forgotten?
 

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I was previously given a Windows XP laptop with a passsword on it. The previous owner doesn't remember the passsword and i need to reset it some how. Help?

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hi natexbox we can not help with password problems forum rules. contact manufacture

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hi i bought a new computer a few months ago i set it up with just the password and new user name , i had the intensions of installing win 10 , im using my old pc . i tried to log into it yesterday not been on it for a while maybe once or twice and ...... it is saying wrong password ive tried quite a few i clicked on forgotten password but ,,, it is saying about a reset disc i havent got one , i would be more than greatful for any advice , i cant get access to anything
many thanks

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Sorry, forum rules do not allow help with defeating forgotten passwords

http://www.eightforums.com/misc.php?do=showrules

A local technician, (who can check proof of ownership) should be able to help with this

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Hi,
I have a Dell using Windows XP. I have no clue what the password is and am wondering if there is anyway to over ride it? I'm hoping to avoid paying $50.00 for a cd if possible.
Any help would be greatly appreciated!!!
Thanks,
Dee
 

A:Forgotten Password

Sorry. No password help. We have no way of verifying identity or access rights.
 

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A:Forgotten XP password

Hi it's against forum rules to help with passwords.
http://www.techguy.org/rules.html

"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".
 

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Hey

A friend of mine changed his password recently and has forgotten it, his is the only account on his laptop and therefore can't get onto windows to do anything about it. Is there anything that he can do to get back on?

Personally I laughed at him, but apparently that wasn't helpful?!
 

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NO, I am sure laughing at him was not helpful! LOL
Can he boot into safemode, and access the hidden admin account?
 

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My son has a laptop that I think is running Windows 7. He has forgotten his password. I was told we can run it in safe mode to bypass the password logon. Is this correct? Is there any way to remove the password when he can't remember it? It has been months since he used it and has tried a variety of his old passwords.
I was wondering if there is a way to remove a user password by going into the BIOS.
 

A:forgotten password

As per the site rules, we do not assist with password issues as we cannot verify the actual situation or intent.

Therefore I have no choice but to close this thread.
 

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Is there any way to retrieve or delete the Windows password for the profiles on WinXP without wiping the hard drive clean? I hate myself for forgetting my password, and even the hint doesn't help. PLEASE RESPOND ASAP!!!!!!
 

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Hello, all. I am sorry if this topic was previously discussed but I couldn't find exactly what i am looking for. I have an Acer laptop. It's a mini laptop, actually. I do not have a CD ROM or anything and all the solutions to the forgotten password are saying to load a disk. I obviously cannot do that. So, does anyone know how I can fix my forgotten password problem that doesn't require me to insert a disk or CD ROM? I'm going crazy trying to remember this darn password! Please help! Thank you in advance!

A:Forgotten XP Password

Unfortunately: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/boardrules.phpNo 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.Your best option is to call Acer for recovery CD.

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ive just gained an old pc running on widows 2000. it was given to me by a friend who has not switched it on for the best part of a year and has now no idea of the password.

he has lost the original boot up disk also.

is there anyway to get past this stage and on to the pc??
 

A:forgotten password

According to microsoft this task cannot be accomplished.
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=258289

However I did find the information below...Keep in mind this is found information and I believe that any info that I have not personally tried to be risky. Even the links from that website may contain surprises...(unpleasant ones) Ecspecially when it pertains to retrieving a 2000 admin password. Be sure you understand what Im saying its as clear as I can make it....good luck!
http://www.windowsnetworking.com/kb...ecoverLostWindowsNTAdministratorPassword.html
 

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Hey,

I changed my password on windows 7 about a month ago then went on holidays and haven't used it for this whole month. I went to go on yesterday and found I had forgotten my password. I have tried everything I could think of then turned to programs that claimed that they could find my password, these failed. I attempted using command prompt via the Windows 7 repair disk, this only gave me error messages. I may be doing things incorrectly but, as I have read instructions over and over and tried and re-tried methods, I find this unlikely. I have also tried calling Microsoft support but they tell me that they don't deal with such problems and as my computer is custom built i can't use the normal path of solving problems such as these, calling the maker.

Any ideas that you can think of would be much appreciated, thanks in advance.

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User Account Password - Change from WinRE
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ive beentrying to get into my computer today and i cant remember my password can you help me its an think pad

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A friend of mine's son says that he can't get into his PC because he forgot his XP password. I suggested that he use the Adminstrator account leave password field blank because sometimes people set up that account with a blank password, but he said that the only ID that appears is his own and he can't change it to the Admin ID.

Is there any way he can get into this system without having to wipe out the hard drive and reinstalling the OS?

Thanx.

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If this is XP Home, have him boot into safe mode, and the hidden administrator account will then be accessible

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Hey, I just did something very stupid. I created a security password for my hp laptop and went and forgot it. I'm pretty sure I used one of the questions (I think there were only two) provided but I can not remember what it was and there is no way of pulling it up. Is there any way of finding out what they are or of getting in any other way?

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MS: Forgot VISTA Password?If it's the PW to theAdmin account and there's no backup/record of it then you're prolly sunk, but check that out and see if it helps

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Any way I can get help to maybe change it so I can get into my laptop

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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

contact the manufature of laptop

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vista, forgotten password, no reset disk
 

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Re-install Vista. Or try hypnosis. If you keep trying, you'll probably remember it sooner or later.

But we can't help. Rules.
 

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Hello,I recently got a P71 machine with Windows 10; but due to an unfortunate combination of circumstances I forgot the password. I found out that there is a tool to get around that  (http://pogostick.net/~pnh/ntpasswd/); but one must boot the machine from a USB stick. However, when I tried to use the F12 key at boot, the machine wouldn't boot from the USB. Probably some BIOS settings... Can someone help me.Regards,bostjanv

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I have a Sony Vaio Windows xp media centre edition and i stupidly forgot my password to get into the computer. does anyone know how i can override the password or reset it without actually entering the system? please help!
 

A:Forgotten Password

No,Just pray when you go to bed.
Seriously,It's done in the bios.
What do you mean by "Entering the system"
?
 

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Hi all

I have a thinkpad ibm x32.

i have forgotten my password for i have not used it for a long time since I have another laptop in my room that has most of my work.

I just wanted to know if there is a way that i can just factory reset. The external cd drive is not taking my xp pro cd to reinstall.

is there a way to manually factory reset my laptop. just starting all over.

Please advise.

Thanks in advance

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umm which password? bios or xp? if its xp, boot into safe mode (f8 at startup) and click administrator usually the password default is blank.. then go in there hit up user accounts and reset ur main password.. need more info though on ur os and which password u need

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hi. I forgot my password and never had a reset disk.  Can someone assist?

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We always try to help with forgotten BIOS  passwords, but Windows account passwords pose a moral issue. For that reason I suggest either paying  a shop to help you with the issue or consider performing a factory image recovery.  Read the following sticky for HP's official stance on forgotten passwords.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Operating-System-and-Recovery/I-forgot-my-password-can-HP-help...

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