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OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) II X4 630 Processor, AMD64 Family 16 Model 5 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 4094 Mb
Graphics Card: AMD Radeon HD 5700 Series, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 465 GB (404 GB Free);
Motherboard: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd., GA-MA74GM-S2
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Enabled and Updated

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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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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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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Please delete, I remembered. TY

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Hi,

I had to make a new password for my email account (every 90 days) and could not really think of anything so just chose something randomly. And now I have forgotten it .

I remember it was between 6-8 characters and contained the word 'cat' and maybe the number '20' or '11'. The password is required to contain numerical character.

Is there such a program that can generate passwords for me, so I can try each? I know there are password generating scripts on the net that just generate a password, but is there something that can generate a password from a input of words and numbers, and how long it can be?

Any help would be really great, as I would like to login into my emails. Another thing is there is no forgotten password type thing, and I have to go visit my IT department which are on holiday for another two weeks to reset the password.
 

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My grandson decided to use his computer again and has forgotten the password .
The computer is a Dell latitude and the password has locked up EVERYTHING .
I can get into the Bios but everything there is locked up too.
DVD , USB are all locked up .
With a certain series of clicks I can get a ? program that asks for a password bypass file in a USB mem stick .
I bought a file called win password cure but the file that produced dosnt work .
If anyone has a password bypass file or knows how to fix this I would be very very pleased to hear from them .
Cheers Jon

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You could try option 5 here - User Account - Reset Password in Windows 7

Alternatively you could try a rescue disk with password reset tools, there is a very good one over at tenforums (it doesn't matter it's based on windows 10) that you could copy to a USB stick with rufus, then boot the PC from the USB stick and reset the password from the password tools on the rescue disk desktop.

Windows 10 Recovery Tools - Bootable Rescue Disk - Windows 10 Forums

https://rufus.akeo.ie/

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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!
 

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We cant help you with forgotten passwords
Read the site rules
 

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Hi All , Grandson has forgotten his password on his windows 8 computor and cannot get past the screen asking for it, is there anything i can do please ..Thanks

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Hi All, Is there no way to recover the password ? , do i have to start all over again

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So on my slave hard drive theres only one computer administrator account(windows xp 64)
and I don't remember the password, and i think I'll just have to find that dip switch on the motherboard and reset all passwords.
the only problem is I don't know where that is or what it looks like.
Its an Asus A8N-E motherboard.
 

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Please refer to the rules at TSG: 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.Click to expand...
 

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I have recently purchased a ASUS laptop which has windows vista installed on it . I have logged on to it when I first got it but when I turned it back on a couple of days later it has locked me out asking for a password but I had never entered a password last time and have no idea what it would be . It has two users installed on it one says Mobile Manager and the other says Mine both asking for passwords and both are unknown to me . I have a desktop that I am using presently with Window XP on it but would love to be more mobile with the laptop can anyone help ?? Leighton

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Reset User Account Password

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I forgotten my password for windows xp home edition, I the only user, cannot get into my computer can anyone help.?
 

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Sorry, but i am afraid we do not help with passwords here !
Please read TSG Rules !

~a
 

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Hi

I have just returned from a 10 month around-the-world trip and before I left I added a BIOS and HDD password to my latitude D620. I have remembered the BIOS password but I have no recollection of the HDD password.

the message I get is Hard-disk #**76CR5715T-595B, the system Primary HDD, is protected by a password........

Can anyoine assist? My laptop is out of warranty so no one at Dell will help me.

Any suggestions are appreciated.

J
 

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I think there is a program out there that does the trick
but i have no idea of the program starting with the name.
you just type the hdd tag and generate the results.
include the **XXXXXXXX but not the #

i am new in this forum, but keep asking, maybe some 1
may help you with it, i got the feeling this question have
been asked before.

Anyways, good luck with it.
 

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Hello Guys..

I M Using XP in My Laptop, I Forgot My Admin Account Password and there is no Guest or Any Other Avccount in It.
I Cant Acess My Desktop. I also Dont Have My XP Installation CD.

i Urgently Need an way to acess My PC..Please Help

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Forum RULES do not allow members to assist with bypassing any sucurity that has been implemented on any machine.

This thread is closed.

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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
 

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

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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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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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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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My Compaq Presario CQ56 is throwing me an administration password and when I attempt to enter it, it gives me a System Disabled code....82527050.....I'm not sure what to do, please help, anybody. ...

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Hi: Enter this unlock code... 33485096

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Dell Latitude,,model#,PP01L LATITUDE, C600/C500,FORGOT ADMNINSTRAOR PASSWORD cant get passed this stage wont let me get to the setup stage.
 

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And the forum rules forbid any of us gving any password help.
Sorry, but there is simply no way we could know if it is a genuine request or from someone trying to gain access to something they should not.
 

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Hi,
I read the threads I found on forgotten winXP passwords. There is an administrator password on the computer too (so can't go into safe mode). We have no password recovery disk.
Is reinstalling windows the only option? I found some ideas on the internet about recovering the password file and then decoding it but they seem a bit unsafe to me.
The problem is that the information on the HD is of importance and I need to make sure nothing is lost in the process of reinstalling. What can I do?
I am thinking: Take another HD, install a clean copy of windows there, then go and delete the password file of the original HD???
Reinstall windows, delete the password file and then recuperate system to an earlier date???
Please help!
Thanks,
Carlos, Madrid, 16-9-06

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well, if you think that reinstalling windows is an option, how about you try that decoding the admin password thing first, and if it screws your computer up, reformat it.

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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
 

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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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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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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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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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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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Hello guys and gals !!
I have a Dell Laptop and I forgot the password. My OS is Windows XP. Hopefully I am saying that correctly. I was told by a few tech guys to use Administrator as the username and leave the password field blank,which I did, that did not work. I am still getting the same error message that my password is not correct. I even tried it in Safe mode. No success there either.I am trying to keep from purchasing a password reset disk, because I am not sure which would be the best, and I am by no means computer literate when it comes to this kind of thing. My computer came from my school 2 years ago. I called them,but they won't help me. I was told to send it to them and it may take 4-6 weeks for me to get it back. I can't wait that long. Is there anything else I can do? Are those reset password disks any good?

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Hello!
I think what they meant that you shouldn't use administrator's account in every day use and leave the password field blank. In that case you can save your every day account's files by using safe mode. But if there is an administrator's password, it is pretty hard to get the information to break that from here. It's not legal :(

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I am using Windows 2000 Professional (Laptap). I forgot my password. Is there a way to bypass? I have the installation disks for Windows 2000, but I can't reinstall, because I don't know my password.

HELP PLEASE
Myday
 

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Hi myday

Sorry, we cannot assist with forgotten passwords or bypassing passwords per the Forum Rules
If you need assistance with formatting the hard drive, so you can perform a clean install of the operating system, please start a new thread.
Thank you.

Closing thread.
 

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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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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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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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I'm completely stumped...
About 3 or 4 years ago I was with the ISP 'AOL' but moved to TalkTalk (Though I still have access to my aol account E-Mail and instant messenger) but I've forgotten my password.

I tried using their password recovery on their website but I get the error "Password Reset Unsuccessful" possibly because I did not set a secret question, I'm not sure.

Is there anyway at all around this? Would it be possible to crack my own password? >-<
I've heard they only provide support to their paying customers but I'm no longer with them ;s
 

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elderly gen. has forgotten his password to his computer, how can he get into it.
 

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Hi shermanhatfield,
We are forbidden in this forum to assist with means to bypass security because anyone can claim anything and we cannot verify the real situation.
 

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one of the users in my office has forgotten their XP password and they have the only logon to the computer.

how can i get into the computer without reinstalling XP?
 

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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.
 
Video

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I have this old (about 10 years) Compaq computer and have forgotten my password to open up the op system. Is there a way to bypass the password step w/o completely lossing all my files by rebooting my system? Am I in serious trouble? Any help will be greatly appreciated!
 

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If it was running Windows XP there may be some help. (If the password you are asking about was the XP login one)

This is the most help we can give you, as this fix is posted at Microsoft. Our site does not go any further than this, and I will be closing this thread because you asked for help with a forgotten password, which is against our Rules.

We have been replying with this one link to a Microsoft page that explains what to try for an XP computer:

You want Method 2 here: http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=321305

We don't give help for any other type of password. Closing thread.
 

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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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Hello,

I'm running Windows Vista Basic ed. I've seemed to have forgotten my password and I did not make a password recovery disk. Does anyone know if there is a work around for this situation. Thanks.

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Sorry, we cannot help you with password issues. It violates the RULES of the forum.

Thread closed.
Bill

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