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Q: Forgot BIOS Admin Password

Hello, I gave my notebook to a friend of mine a year ago and they set a bios password that they can't remember.I called HP Kenya and they told me to contact their agent whom advised me to buy a new motherboard.Is there something that can be done other than disposing what I have? I only need to enable the virtualisation in the bios and have to access it first.

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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've been ,trying to get in to bios to reload to  factory specs, as a result of an error message saying the enviroment cant be found contantly.My  when performing automatic repair adminastor account was not found so unable to use all restore options stuck on automatic system repair.The error code when attemping to get to bios is 53866293 please help me 

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Hi,I can't access the system BIOS,after the 3rd wrong admin password the system says it is disabled and shows the code 85131264, what can I do?thanks in advance,Marco 













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Hi,Try inserting this code30899860 Hope it helps,David

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I forgot my password and now I have a system disabled message with a code 66620306. HELP!

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Hi: Enter this unlock code... 79788928

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My boyfriend locked my computer so I couldn't access the bios menu because I wouldn't give him my Windows login password. Now he can't remember the password. The system disabledcode it gives is 70239445Model HP f272wm

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@Katsmeow Enter   65191481

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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

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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pls i use a probook 6560b and i forgot my bios password. and now i want to to format my system but cant access my bios to boot from cd, pls how do i access it. thanks

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when i trying to obtain the code is just saying the system is locked! My HP Elitebook  840 G3. How can i do it? any body who can help me plz, i bought it new in the box, but the Bios admin password was not presented to me. How to generate the code and if there is other method to bypass the admin password and unlock the Bios!  What do you need to help me. I can pay you if it wil work? Just let me knowe you paypal! Thanx guys.

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Hello  AdamMardini,  We are sorry as there is no master password or generator for EliteBooks or ProBooks. 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 the code is stored in non-volatile memory so removing the RTC cell will not reset the password in this case.  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.        When talking to the HP rep ask them to escalate your service request.  Or download these files. https://www.dropbox.com/sh/zu4kdgxm052l87d/AAAMi-kfX4AVH8oTCbsOM4X9a?dl=0 Insert clean USB flash drive. Then run USB Image tool. Choose the flash drive then click on RESTORE. After restore remove flash drive. Insert flash drive into locked laptop and boot. ?If HDD is installed remove before booting.? At C:\OUTPUT   type CD.. ?Then hit enter? Type HPBR   ?Then hit enter? First thing is to save your settings. Select #3 re-program. Press ?S? to save system information. Type HPBR and hit enter. Since your model is not listed select ?SHOTGUN.? After reboot repeat ?SHOTGUN? a second time. If you cannot... Read more

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HI. I forgot my Bios Admin password on my HP ProBook 6465b.HP ProBook 6465bUniversal Unique Identifier(UUID)    3F7EE520D451E211A37F880A7F19887ASystem Configuration ID    A0001502Processor Type    AMD A4-3310MX APU with Radeon(tm) HD GraphicsProduct Number    LY669ES#ACB

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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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@captkitteh? Enter   26428419

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











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@EvilSmith?  Enter   44785098

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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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i have a problem with my laptop. cant remember the password for bios in compaq cq58 System Disabled: 74228412 Please Help











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 Hi, Enter: 61180434

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I forgot the bios/admin password and want to blow away the whole thing and just put a fresh install of Windows 10, can you help? When I try to enter the BIOS I get three chances and then get this code: 51145408

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@jearl007 Enter   44823428

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i forgot admin or bios password for compaq CQ58 notebookmy code are 94289323 please help











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@leonaedo? Enter   21181905

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

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After trying to login 3 times I get the following message:System Disabled77343287 Thank you!











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Hi, Enter  68021809 Regards, DP-K

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greetings all.   Have old laptop that wont power up without BIOS password.the disable code is  59487308 can someone help me to recover?thanks.

A:Forgot BIOS admin/poweron password for Pavilion 14-b109wm

Hi, Enter  46585928 Regards, DP-K

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Forgot BIOS Admin/PowerOn Password for HP Pavilion TouchSmart 14-b109wm Sleekbook given this code after three times any help 61955577.

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Hi,           Try the below code 74633579

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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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 Hello i have a problem with my laptop. cant remember the password for bios in compaq cq58 . after heating 3 times enter theres a code 81756227. i'm wondering if You can help me. Thanks

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Hi, Enter  34634809 Regards, DP-K

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My Dell Inspiron 15 3000 preinstalled with Windows 8.1, and it was upgraded to Windows 10 since Windows 10 was released. Now the problem is, I forgot my password to login my Dell laptop after I changed the password just for two days. How can I unlock my Dell Inspiron laptop when forgot the password? I don’t want to reset my Dell laptop. Any help will be appreciated.

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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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I reformatted my dell inspiron laptop. After few weeks I have to run/download a game but i couldnt remember my admin password. What should I do? Pls help. Thanks

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

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I CAN NOT remember my admin password. Here are the steps Ive taken so far. I NEED HELP!

I press F8 upon start up. Select Restore. Select US and then the options are my name, admin, and guest. But the guest and admin are locked and the name is the system administrator but I forgot the password.

I try going into safe mode upon start up but it still asks for my password. I can not reset my password and need help!!

I need to take my computer with me for study abroad and need the system but don't care about the information on the computer I would like to restore it but don't know how since I don't remember the admin password.

Please Help!

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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I have tried several of the posted passwords and they are not working 

A:Re: Forgot admin password

You have to take the system disabled code you got from the PC and enter it in the box at the link below so it generates a unique passcode for your specific PC. There would be a one in 10,000 chance that any of the unlock passcodes you see would work on your PC. https://bios-pw.org/  

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Hi... I understand that you cannot help to bypass passwords. My question is where is best place where I can go (geek squad) where they can verify ownership to get this problem resolved.

Thanks...
 

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I wouldn't recommend Geek Squad. Find a local shop.
 

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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

http://www.techguy.org/rules.html
 

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how can i find out my admin password without deleting all my files and stuff in my computer?btw its windows 2000
 

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my son has made his account as administrator and now has forgotten it. I have managed to make a reset disk for my account but its only limited. Please help as i was trying to install my printer and realised when it prompted me to enter admin password.
 

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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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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?
 

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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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NTAccess can replace the a... Read more

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How do you get into the a user area that i forgot the password to. (Its the Administrator account aswell)

A:Forgot Admin password.

Follow this tutorial.

Reset User Account Password

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Need help forgot Admin password when I trid it 3 times it gave a code 83528734

A:forgot Admin password

Hi may i know are you using windows 7, 8 or8.1 on your lap top?

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hi my m8s got a laptop and hes forgot his admin password on windows 7, but he can log into guest but thts it but cant access internet with it could anyone help please

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unfortunately its against rules to help with passwords. your mate should have made a password recovery disk.

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Forgot my admin password. Here is the setup. I have Vista installed on C drive and I have windows 7 on X drive(partition). I can access windows 7 and in 'my computer' I can click and open C drive and go through all files on C drive(vista files). But I can't log into it and can't remember the password. So basically how can I recover the password or gain entry into vista? Thanks

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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
? y then... Read more

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Hi. My friend would like to use some help on her laptop. I already suggested that she should register here and ask directly but she was too busy at the moment. She bought an Acer Aspire laptop with the same specs as mine although it was from a 2nd hand store. It was a laptop with Windows 8 OS, iE7 processor, 4GB DDR3 L Memory, 500 GB HDD. She doesn't have any CDs with her when she bought it because she bought it in a rush. The store only sells laptop but with no installation CDs with them because it had a pre-installed OS. Back to her laptop, she's pretty annoyed for 2 weeks now because she can only access a local account in it. There was an admin account in it, though. I've tried doing things like installing bootable programs on USB that removes admin passwords but the laptop says it doesn't even have a boot option for it. I also manually enabled the boot-thingy on the BIOS. How can we get or remove the admin password?

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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my nephew got an acer ultra thin laptop (win7) for xmas and has for got his admin password already,which is the best software to down load to a usb driver to change it ?
 

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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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Forgot my admin password. Here is the setup. I have Vista installed on C drive and I have windows 7 on X drive(partition). I can access windows 7 and in 'my computer' I can click and open C drive and go through all files on C drive(vista files). But I can't log into it and can't remember the password. So basically how can I recover the password or gain entry into vista?

I realize this is more a vista question than windows 7 and I posted similar post on vista forums but thought I would try here as well. Thanks

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You could try editting your Vista's registry using your Windows 7 setup in order to display the true admin account. Then use the true admin account to reset your main profile's password.

Loading a Hive:
This should explain it nicely, from Vista forums. 2nd Post. How to Enable System Administrator - Vista Forums

Resetting the password, from MS:
What to do if you forget your Windows password

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i have frogot my passwrd for admin login and have tried to reset it by booting up with dvd but it does not boot with dvd and i couldnt reset the password.please any tips i do not want to lose my files.










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A:i have forgot my password for admin

try option 1:http://superuser.com/questions/952206/reset-windows-8-1-administrator-password to boot from DVD, enter BIOS pressing Del at boot, once in BIOS, enable F12 boot menu, then press F10 to save and exit.when it reboots press F12 at boot and select DVD as bootable device.

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i have frogot my passwrd for admin login and have tried to reset it by booting up with dvd but it does not boot with dvd and i couldnt reset the password.please any tips i do not want to lose my files.










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A:i have forgot my password for admin

try option 1:http://superuser.com/questions/952206/reset-windows-8-1-administrator-password to boot from DVD, enter BIOS pressing Del at boot, once in BIOS, enable F12 boot menu, then press F10 to save and exit.when it reboots press F12 at boot and select DVD as bootable device.

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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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I forgot the password to an old computer I had stored away and now it says "System Disable 58274609" how do I get around this and factory restore. I have already tried F11 and F10.











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Hi: Enter this unlock password... 47152229

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Hi. My friend would like to use some help on her laptop. I already suggested that she should register here and ask directly but she was too busy at the moment. She bought an Acer Aspire laptop with the same specs as mine although it was from a 2nd hand store. It was a laptop with Windows 8 OS, iE7 processor, 4GB DDR3 L Memory, 500 GB HDD. She doesn't have any CDs with her when she bought it because she bought it in a rush. The store only sells laptop but with no installation CDs with them because it had a pre-installed OS. Back to her laptop, she's pretty annoyed for 2 weeks now because she can only access a local account in it. There was an admin account in it, though. I've tried doing things like installing bootable programs on USB that removes admin passwords but the laptop says it doesn't even have a boot option for it. I also manually enabled the boot-thingy on the BIOS. How can we get or remove the admin password?

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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My father passed away a month ago. He didn't tell anyone, including my mom his password. He disabled built-in admin account and we don't know he's password. I tried to reinstall Windows 10 but it requires the administrator's password.Would like some help please.I've gotta record something for a school competition and I can't record it using a basic user account.

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I forgot the password to my admin user account and cant log in. I tried windows password key, konboot, and trinity rescue kit and none of them booted from disc. Then i went into bios and put the internal optical disk drive first and internal hard disk drive second. Still doesnt boot from disc . Does anyone know how to fix this problem?

Im using the Sony Vaio S series home premium 64bit vpcsc41fm

A:Forgot Admin Password Please Help!

Trinity rescue disk can fix this.

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i have frogot my passwrd for admin login and have tried to reset it by booting up with dvd but it does not boot with dvd and i couldnt reset the password.please any tips i do not want to lose my files.











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A:i have forgot my password for admin

try option 1:http://superuser.com/questions/952206/reset-windows-8-1-administrator-password to boot from DVD, enter BIOS pressing Del at boot, once in BIOS, enable F12 boot menu, then press F10 to save and exit.when it reboots press F12 at boot and select DVD as bootable device.

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