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Q: Password forgotten

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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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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.

A:Forgotten words Password only remember images password

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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A:BIOS password password forgotten

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,

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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hey guys im new to this site, i have forgotten my password for my windows vista administrator account. it is my only account with administrative rights. i have my guest account unlocked.

also i need the password to install anything so i cant download anything. i need help as this is the first time it has happened.
i am desperate because i have an english essay due in a few days :( :(
please help me unlock the admin account.

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Hi,
Sorry, we can not help with password issues.
It violates the forum RULES


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Sorry thread closed!

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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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Hello, I found my old HP mini and wanted to give it to my daughter. I can't for the life of me remember my password. I was going to factory reset it before I gave it to her ,as I don't need anything on it. Is there anyway to do that without the password?

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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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I have a Compaq Notebook running Windows 2000 Pro. I have forgotten the password. I have tried F5 & F8. Safe Mode still takes me to a password dialogue box. I have put in the restore disk & at the C promt.

Question : Where is the password file for me to change or bypass to add a new password and where is the Windows box for me to load windows?
 

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My son has lost his administrator password for XP Home. Is there any way that the password can be deleted and then a new password installed without bombing everything and reinstalling.
 

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Sorry due to the rules we can no longer give help with passwords .. sorry

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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My husband and son set up our all in one and didn't setup a backup drive and now they can't remember the password. Any ideas?

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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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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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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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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,
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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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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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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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 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 don't know how to work this website much so won't let me change notebook to pc, but recently I changed my password and I've forgotten it but when I press reset it asks for a USB ? I've read all the other feedbacks and they say about pressing f11 but I've tried this and nothing happens I remain on the signing in page, help?

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> Recently I changed my password and I've forgotten it but when I press reset it asks for a USB ? Did you run a program to create a "password reset" file?  It would have asked you to insert a USB memory-stick.If you did not run that program, you cannot use that option. > I've read all the other feedbacks and they say about pressing f11 but I've tried this and nothing happens> I remain on the signing in page, help?  Google-search for "Nordahl offline password".Download this program, and burn it to a CD-recordable disk.Insert that disk into your computer.Turn your computer off.Turn your computer on, and follow the on-screen instructions to force it to boot from the CD-R.The program will have on-screen instructions on how to "blank" the Windows password.Do it, and then turn the computer off.Turn the computer on, and Windows should boot.When it asks for the Windows password, just press ENTER.Then, set a new password, and run that program to create a "password reset" file onto a USB memory-stick. 

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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

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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Hi folks, I have a Samsung HDD ... I've forgotten the password and when I click on forgotten password "Use your recovery key to unlock the drive".
I don't know where to find my bitlocker key. Its not stored on line
When I go to manage bitlocker file encryption certificates it says that I have a private key which corresponds to this certificate. Will this help me unlock my HDD?

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As far as I know...if you don't have the BitLocker password or recovery key, then decrypting/recovering the drive will be impossible.Bitlocker Recovery Keys: FAQsI don't have a key. What can I do?Unfortunately, if you can’t find your key, and no other administrator on the PC can find a backup copy either, you’ll need to restore the PC to factory default settings. Only choose this option as a last resort because it will delete your personal data from the PC. While it helps protect your data against unauthorized access, it also prevents you from ever accessing your data again.Depending on your Windows configuration, you might be able to restore your PC to its factory default settings directly from the Windows recovery screen.

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Okay... I have password on my BIO(Safe Mode?).. I have no clue what it is and there is no way I can find out. Is there anyway to bypass this somehow?

P.S. I have a windows XP.
 

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Sorry we are unable to help with passwords

please see TSG rules 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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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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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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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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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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I need to get into an important word document but i have forgotten the password to open it.

Can anyone help me?
 

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I don't believe we are supposed to help with that here. Im not accusing you, but
We have no way of knowing if its really your document or if you want to read your sister's diary and its password protected...
Sorry. This is not hard to do, Google will tell you how.
 

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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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i have a windows 7 home premium OS and i forgot my password. how do i remove or reset the password? is there a program that can remove the password? i don't have the disk anymore and i don't want to reformat my laptop. i don't even have the system restore disk. all i have is my bare laptop with a forgotten password. please help me. thanks!

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method 3 Reset User Account Password - Vista Forums

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need to remove password from Palm
files. Lost Palm and have forgotten password and (files on computer(hotsync) but password protected)
 

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my friend works at a shop/gas station. they hired a new gas attendant so they set a password on their win 7 machine which also runs the billing software and their ALLDATA car information for the mechanics. but the owner forgot the password he set get into windows. i tried running ophcrack as a bootable cd, but it had no luck. he also gave the computer to one of those on call "computer tech" guys who said he had 7 different programs and none of them could crack the password. anyone have any other way to bypass it or figure out the password he forgot?

A:Forgotten password help...

Site rules prevent us from helping

6) No discussions of hacking someones system, network, password, etc.

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

A:Forgotten Password

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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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, 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!

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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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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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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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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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Hi

I changed my password and didn't put a hint. Is there anyway of getting into the system. I am not great with computers so need an easy guide to doing this.

This is a legitimate claim and the computer is mine.

Any help would be appreciated

Many thanks

Elliott
 

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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
 

A:Forgotten Password-HELP!

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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Hi. A friend of mine changed his windows log on password for windows 2000 and can't remember it. He has a HP Pentium 3 computer. Is there anyway to bypass this window or is there a default administrator password or something he can do to get around it?
 

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I have a user account password on my laptop which i forgot and can't remember the password hint answer i can't make any changes to my computer, please help

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