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Lost nt4.0 admin pass word

Q: Lost nt4.0 admin pass word

Need back door to upgrade server, currently running nt4.0
any suggestions, besides blowing it away?

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A: Lost nt4.0 admin pass word

bruffinjr said:

Need back door to upgrade server, currently running nt4.0
any suggestions, besides blowing it away?Click to expand...

How about a user with same administrator rights?

Try here for more info:

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Lost Admin.pass Word

A:Lost Admin.pass Word

Sorry But the Rules don't permit me to answer that question

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Pretty self explanitory, also is has to run on AC power because the battery stoped accepting charge. (i'll try to fix that later) Please help? I have so much important stuff and documents on there. PLEASE!? Free prefer or course, no job ATM.

A:I lost my only account admin pass on computer!!

It sounds to me like what your asking for is access to a password-protected user account.

Since we can determine actual intent, TSG rules prevent me from helping you.
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...

I've asked for this thread to be closed.

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can any one help,
my son has put a pass word on our computer and we dont know what it is.
he said he was just pressing buttons and now we cant use it.

can you help

A:window xp lost pass word

1. Place your Windows XP CD in your cd-rom and start your computer (it?s assumed here that your XP CD is bootable ? as it should be - and that you have your bios set to boot from CD)2. Keep your eye on the screen messages for booting to your cd Typically, it will be ?Press any key to boot from cd?3. Once you get in, the first screen will indicate that Setup is inspecting your system and loading files.4. When you get to the Welcome to Setup screen, press ENTER to Setup Windows now5. The Licensing Agreement comes next - Press F8 to accept it.6. The next screen is the Setup screen which gives you the option to do a Repair.It should read something like ?If one of the following Windows XP installations is damaged, Setup can try to repair it?Use the up and down arrow keys to select your XP installation (if you only have one, it should already be selected) and press R to begin the Repair process.7. Let the Repair run. Setup will now check your disks and then start copying files which can take several minutes.8. Shortly after the Copying Files stage, you will be required to reboot. (this will happen automatically ? you will see a progress bar stating ?Your computer will reboot in 15 seconds?9. During the reboot, do not make the mistake of ?pressing any key? to boot from the CD again! Setup will resume automatically with the standard billboard screens and you will notice Installing Windows is highlighted.10. Keep your eye on the lower left hand side of the screen and when you see ... Read more

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I'm getting the famous enter admin pass on boot (no BIOS update, laptop been off for a year (no OS atm) and I just started trying to fix it.  The error code I get is: [ 54549743 ] I hope that helps get my mobo unlocked!

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A:HP-2000 Enter Admin Pass/Power on Pass at Boot

@PoetheProgrammr? Enter    41421385 Regards, DP-K

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is there anyway to recover your admin password? the person who made my computer didn't tell me what it is or it is some default one, but i don't know what it it is. i know i know stupid on my part anyways i think i contracted a virus due to a guessable password so would appreciate any help

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i was given a computer for free.

a desktop computer from a school. as a donation to my workplace and my boss gave it to me.

as you all know school computers have special restrictions when logged in as a student.

cant reformat, cant windows restore etc.

i cant log into admin because they never gave me the PW

is there a way i can get into admin or reformat this comp?

im stuck with these stupid restrictions

A:Dont Have Admin Pass

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Hi guys, I pulled out my old m1210 from years ago and forgot my sys admin pass. I tried pulling the cmos and replacing the HDD. No luck. Called Dell and they said sry about your luck. Can anyone help me?? Thank you!

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i was given a computer for free, a desktop computer from a school. as a donation to my workplace and my boss gave it to me.

as you all know school computers have special restrictions when logged in as a student.

cant reformat, cant windows restore etc.

i cant log into admin because they never gave me the PW

is there a way i can get into admin or reformat this comp?

im stuck with these stupid restrictions

A:Dont Have Admin Pass

Hi there and welcome to TSF.

I'm afraid we can't help you to circumvent restrictions on a computer, as whilst your query may be genuine, we have no way of knowing. I suggest you get in touch with the school that the computer came from and get them to format it.

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Hi ,I have just dragged out my old computer. but I can't get passed Admin password box,I can't remember my password.
I have tried to boot in safe mode samething need a Admin password, I tried to change Admin to my own login name but can't.
I have puttin an recovery disk still came to a dead end.

any suggestions greatley accepted.

A:cannot get pass Admin password.

It is against the policy of BleepingComputer to provide information on methods to reset or bypass the Administrator password. Though your question is most likely legitimate, there are others who may read this topic and use the information for less savory reasons. It is for these reasons we do not provide this type of information.If you have any questions, please feel free to send me a private message or an email. Thank you for your understanding.AndrewBleepingComputer Forums ModeratorReference: BleepingComputer Board Rules

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Hey everyone...

I was just wondering... How can I crack the Admin's password on my computer? I don't know the password to the Admin's account; therefore I can't install anything...

I'm running on:

Windows XP 2002 (obviously)

Well, if anyone can help that would be kind.

Thanks - Ichthus

A:Cracking Admin's Pass

There's probably a reason why you don't have the admin password.
Sorry, It's against forum rules to help crack passwords.

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I have recently ran into an issue that is probably not too uncommon but I am having issues with. I currently forgot my password for my admin account on my laptop that runs on windows vista, i have looked up ways to bypass this issue and have ran into some issues along the way so first i looked up a password rescuer online but figured that i would have a hard time running it because my pass is more than 14 characters long. i also tried to run a system restore on it for an earlier time before i changed the password that i have currently forgot but an error keeps coming up due to a corrupted file on my c drive. all i want to do is gain access to my admin account so i can back up the files that are precious to me so i can run a factory restore on my computer then have it running clean again. Anyhow, I looked online for some other ideas and im currently reading and looking into ways to bypass the admin account by using a sticky keys trick the windows vista password or offline enabling the built in admin account on vista. The trouble that I am having is that i made it to where my files were viewable and accessable only through the admin account, does that mean they are encrypted? also would doing these tricks possibly delete my files or make them unaccessable? i also dont have a vista or windows setup dvd could i possibly do anything to bypass the admin account to keep my files, without the dvd? thank you so much, i know im in one heck of a pickle any help is very appreciated.

A:forgotten pass in admin account

You can download the The Ultimate Boot CD and use the password changing utility that comes with it.Also by default the Administrator Password on Windows Vista and 7 is disabled.

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I hope this isn't 10th topic about this, it's a damage caused by BlazeFind i quess.
I can't log in to windows, if i try it just logs out right away.
Same in "safe"mode.

I found instructions how to solve this here:

(Under : Logon - Logoff loop, also caused by BlazeFind )

But as i said in topic, i have forgotten my admin password so i cant use the " Recovery Console"

Oh...What to do?..
I really want to avoid reinstalling xp and all that hassle..

A:Win. XP, log in/log out problem, + forgotten admin pass.


Please see the site Rules>>> http://www.techguy.org/rules.html
You will read that we cannot provide help for lost / forgotten passwords.

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I recently got a hand-me-down Dell 6400 Inspiron Laptop from a company I work for and unfortunately, it's inaccessible with an admininstrator password that was set by a former employee. I've made several attempts by going into "safemode", but it is still giving me the same problem only this time, it has the previous person's user name and administrator link. I tried going in without a password using the administrator icon, but it's locked also and requires a password.

It's a little difficult reaching the person who used the laptop before me because I don't have current contact information. It's been frustrating for the past two weeks but I would like to resolve my situation on my own before I suddenly have the urge to give up and take it somewhere or to someone to fix it.

Any response to my inquiry is greatly appreciated and thank you for reading my message.

Still holding strong,
Lois in Kapolei

A:Bypassing Admin Pass on WinXP

I have a solution for your "problem" but i do not know if I'm allow to give you this answer. I will wait for Permissions by the forums administrators.

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A code appear when i tried a password 3 times and then this number apears 85118477.Thx

A:Hp stream 11 power on or admin pass


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OK guys, here's one for ya and so far none of my techie friends have come up with a solution.

I have an Acer 2012 WLMi laptop that unfortunately took a drink across its keyboard. I have purchased a new keyboard but unfortunately it does not work, all I can assume is that I fried the bridge.

I am unable to plug in a USB keyboard because I don't have administrator privileges, when I try, I am asked for the admin name & password, neither of which I can remember.

When I boot up, I get to the welcome screen and because I can't use the keyboard to log in as myself, I have to log in as a guest. When I then try to plug in any USB hardware, I'm told I don't have sufficient privileges.

I can't help but think that knowing Microsoft's cavalier attitude towards security, that there must be a way around this. Unfortunately neither my techie frinds nor I have found it yet.

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated but please bear in mind: I CANNOT USE A KEYBOARD!

Thanks in anticipation.

A:Admin pass bypass - no keyboard available

Unfortunately we cannot assist you with bypassing the administrator password. The username would be administrator (unless you changed it) and the password defaults to no password unless you set one when windows was installed.

I've never been prompted for username/password when installing a USB keyboard, just plug it in before starting your PC up and see if it works (can you get into the BIOS with the USB keyboard?)

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I have had a netbook for a while it is my backup i have been to several forum looking at what to do but i just can not figure it out
This netbook was somebody elses and now they have move out of the state and yes i tried to ask them for their pass when i had it they just put it in for me.
They have some high security i can not install nor uninstall programs i need/don't need
I am restricted to go in to folders
I can not manage accounts
I am under some other users account (my mom no this was not her netbook)
i can use two other users accounts my mom and my sisters (it was my sisters first)
They are all on a domain and if i bring this thing there it will log them out and me in
I would like to delete the domain and start from the beginning (this is a netbook there is no cd rom)
where can i find the product key it cam with it i guess
that's all
Sorry I saw the edit to late I was just wondering this is my backup my labtop will be here I am having an Internet fubar

A:Netbook I would like to find out who is the admin their pass.

Welcome to the Seven Forums

The key should be on a sticker on the bottom or under the battery.


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Most, if not all of the time, I'm logged into Win7 as a standard user. If I need to run a program as a Admin, I right click on the program and choose "run as administrator". I'm not getting prompt for the password, which is denying programs from installing even after rebooting.

A:Denied Admin Account Pass ?

Try the RUNAS cmd.


c:\windows\system32\notepad.exe RUNAS /user:AdminAccount
Make sure you replace AdminAccount with the correct administrator account name.
You will be prompted for a password, so type it in and press Enter.

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ok hear the deal i cant get past this windows domain login screen i got theis computer from a local university and im trying to log in with out reinstaling the OS is there any way or can i recover the passwird and username fro admin bye hooking the drive up to my other laptop as a external drive ive done this before to recover files but i do not know were the file theat would have the local admin password and user name would be any help would be much apreciated.

A:cant login to domain no admin pass available

You need to take this up with whomever is the Admin/IT rep for that domain, IMO.

It is against forum rules to attempt to help someone to circumvent security implementations on a system. BIOS passwords are such.


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I have finally gotten into the recovery console! Yay. Now I'm stuck. It's asking for my admin password. I did not set an admin password. I am like 90% sure of it. I tried pressing enter as to leave it blank. Didn't work. So I tried the few passwords that it could have been (I use similar passwords so I can keep track) and they won't work either. Is there anyway to bypass this? I am trying to fix a hal.dll error

A:Recovery Console cannot get past Admin Pass

please read the rules.

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 seen others supplied with a code to get by this error my code is 81508469

A:I need the pass code to bypass the admin. password for the b...

@kschlicht? Enter    34460469 Regards, DP-K

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I get a system disabled code after 3 incorrect login attempts at the admin password on boot..cant do anything else..the code is 51342483

A:Dont kno system admin pass on windows 8.1 64x

@Tands Enter   44020405

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Hi Yet again, Windows is frustratingly taking up all of my time and I have tried everything google has to offer to try and fix it but it seems like no one has screwed up as much as I have on whatever forum. Let me explain the problem: I'm trying to set my account to administrator because I can't install programs, change account settings, make any changes through CMD without getting the system error 5 access denied message and I can't set the administrator account through CMD either. I also don't have the permission to change anything in regedit and I can't even reset my pc because it requires an administrator password which I don't have, is not "nothing" nor is it administrator or admin or password and I can't change it through cmd either. I can't even access the administrator account because it is disabled and even with an elevated cmd I can't activate the "hidden" administrator account. I've ran malwarebytes and superantispyware and I am now looking for the Gandalf of all Geeks to help me solve this problem. I'd immensely appreciate it!

A:System error 5 | No admin rights | Lost admin password | can't reset

Hi. When a computer is first setup, the account created is an administrative one. What happened to this account?

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Ive stumbled across a problem that has been causing me grief for a few days now, every time I try to access my hard drive (C disk) it says, access is denied. Also, i cant edit permissions because I've lost admin rights. Ive tried many things including unlocking the system admin, this lets me access a few extra things like being able to use the sfc command in cmd, however, it doesn't allow me to access the C disk or change permission because it also has lost admin rights? I fear that this is a bad problem and I don't know how it happened. I have tried restoring to a previous date and that doesn't work either.

Any help and/or advice would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks, Shimin4tor

A:[SOLVED] Access denied to C disk and lost admin rights to system admin account

Hi and welcome to TSF so you have tried win 7 hidden admin Enable the (Hidden) Administrator Account on Windows 7 or Vista
have you installed or downloaded anything in the recent past

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I just got this com from a friend when they got a new one and they forgot there password i dont know the operating system and or nothing about it cant get ahold of them my disable code is 87796349 what do i do now and is there another code that will work i have the hp and it says stream inside it but i do have a model number it is small and blue

A:Forgot admin pass disable code not working

Hello, Thank you for posting in the HP Support forum. Welcome! With regards to the BIOS disable code , here is your response/unlock code>> 38694989  

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I recently purchased a used HP Pavilion on craiglist. Unfortunately, the computer is full of bugs and viruses (ie pop ups and virus warning messages). In order to to clean the PC (ie remove files or download malware protection) I need admin username and password, but I don't have that and the gentleman I purchased the computer from does not know either.

Ive attempted to research methods to reset the computer and all methods have failed because I need admin credentials to reset the computer.

Is there a way to reset and erased the computer to its original factory settings? I also read I may need to buy a CD or download a rest to a cd or usb on another computer. Is there a reputable website to reset or refresh that is cheap or preferably free

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A friend of mine gave me an old laptop of his but he doesn't remember the admin pass at all. Is there anyways to recover it to manufacturer settings from the start up?

Windows 7
Intel Pentium
Lenovo G570

A:Old windows 7 computer, can't bypass admin pass. How do I restore it?

Please read the forum rules.


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

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My laptop locked up and i never set a passSystem disableKey:82059301 Any help i would be so gratefull.

A:compaq cq61 Enter Admin pass or power on code

@Raurath Please enter      33931927 Regards.

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I installed a few programs last night and I lost all my admin privileges.

I'm using an account that has admin rights, and yet these happened:
- run button in the start menu has disappeared.
- turn off button has also disappeared; I can only log off
- I cannot run the task manager when I press ctrl-alt-del
- some sys tray applications stopped being started up with the windows (skype, msn messenger, icq, adobe lightroom, daemontools)
- when I load Adobe Photoshop CS2, I get this message that says "You are not allowed to continue because your account does not have administrator privileges".
- I'm sure there're more things waiting to be discovered.

But the thing is, my account has admin status!

I've run adaware to clear out all spyware already. I'm attaching a HijackThis log; can anyone help see what's wrong?

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 10:35:46 PM, on 8/3/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
E:\Win95\Utilities\Microsoft Activesync\wcescomm.exe
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A:Admin account lost admin privileges!

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I can't delete a file from the desktop. When I try, it says to get the rights from the specified admin user (which I'm logged on). The strange thing is that I still can create other users from this account (including admins).

Any suggestion on what to do?

A:admin user lost some admin rights

Quote: Originally Posted by Witch

I can't delete a file from the desktop. When I try, it says to get the rights from the specified admin user (which I'm logged on). The strange thing is that I still can create other users from this account (including admins).

Any suggestion on what to do?

Whats the name of the file?
Have you tried deleting it in safe mode?

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lost windows pass word windows/xp

A:pass word

Don,t know what your asking but please beware, we on the forum will not do anything which may be illegal, morally or of a practical nature

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I was wondering if there was a way I can pass word protect my documents folder on my desk top. I know this may sound stupid but I need to keep my document folder private.
thank you

A:pass word

go here for the how to...


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I get a password pop up about every 20 minutes. The pop up requests user name and pass word. The areas for the information is filled in and when I click on OK or Cancel or the X to close the box the box goes away.
Not a major problem but would like to make it go away. This just started after SBC re-set my e-mail accounts. Several attempts to get a fix from them has not worked.

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Is there a pass word recovery tool that I can download to a usb drive?

A:Pass Word

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please I have forgotten my pass word

A:pass word

@dka2016? Power-on password or Windows login password??? REO

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Hello out there
I wanted to stop the windows log on password when I boot.
A stand alone system .
Running win 98.

A:Log on pass word

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I am sure this has been asked before but I could not find the answer. Is there a way to keep another administrator account from changing or deleting my sign on pass word?

A:Pass word

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I've bought a probook 6460b but bios is locked with password, how can I unlock it?Thanks


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A:Bios pass lost

@Zeb2 Contact HP and they should be able to send you a customized SMC.bin file which you can use at boot to reset the password.  http://welcome.hp.com/country/w1/en/contact_us.html 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 an 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. Select   ?FIRST RUN? Then select model. After reboot repeat same as above but this time SELECT ?SECOND RUN? If you cannot boot from USB flash drive use the Image tool to build a HDD. Then use the drive to boot the program on the locked laptop. REO I must inform you that these services are not endorsed by HP, and that HP is not responsible for any damage that may arise to your system by using these services. Please be aware that you do this at your own risk. 

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Today i was trying to get rid of the login password to make easier my girlfriend's access to my pc.
I don't know what in hell i clicked but a computer nightmare began.
I think It has to do with me managing the netplwiz settings.
Suddenly i wasn't my computer's admin anymore and i was getting UAC prompts for everything, without being able to run any software. I don't know if i deleted my admin account or i just took away its admin privileges.
Of course i couldn't run elevated CMD prompt or nothing like that.

As you see the "yes button" was greyed out. So i tried to take care of that and rebooted in safe mode and logged in as admin and only the first time it worked, i mean i could login as admin. I opened an elevated CMD prompt and typed:

net user administrator /active:yes
to enable the built in Admin account

net user administrator password
to reset the admin account and make it empty.

Well, when i rebooted i find out that the built-in admin's password wasn't empty as i thought it would be i i have no idea about the password.
No only that, if i try again booting in safe mode the admin option is now password protected and i don't know the password.
I can only login with my microsoft account which doesn't have admin privileges.
The only difference is that now windows gives me the chance to enter the password everytime i want to do something, a password i don't know.

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every time I put my anccount  it says you cant sign in to your device right now all day


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how can I change my set up so that I DON'T HAVE TO USE A PASSWORD to get back to my work every time my computer falls asleep or goes to screen saver? I work in my home and there is no security problem.

A:pass word nuisance

It should be in with your screensaver options. I don't have windows 7, but if you look under more options, advanced options, or maybe even under the hibernation options.

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someone set up a pass word for the administrator user on a computer (was used as a small system server) which has not been used for several months. I can not get past the administrator log on point. Is there any way to find what the administartor password is or by pass it?

A:administrative pass word

Hi and welcome. Can't really help you with that issue as we'd have no way of knowing if you are trying to bypass this for good reasons or bad. Sorry, but I must close the thread.

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HelloI am new to this forum Please forgive if I do not follow correct proceedureI have a new laptop only used by me at home Very secure.Can I delete the windows  log on password so that I can log on quickerThank youg1e2l3

A:do I need a windows pass word

Hi, If you feel that it is secure , then you may go ahead and delete the password login , its your choice  Cheers,Dhee

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My Dell laptop refuses to boot up due to a corrupt or missing file. I tried to repare windows using the reinstall disk supplied but I am asked for the administrators pass word which I don't know. Is there any way I can find out what it is.

A:Administrator pass word

Please see the TSG Rules.

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., we no longer provide any help with lost passwords or getting around password protection. Obviously, we can't determine the real intent here, so our policy is to abstain from any assistance in these matters.Click to expand...

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how can I log into windows without using password

A:windows 10 pass word

You don't have to specify a password to use when you set up Windows, actually.

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Window XP is ask for a password and I did not set it up for a password. Is their any way to turn off the log in for a password.

A:Windows XP -pass word

Click on Start>Settings>ControlPanel>UsersAccounts. Then click on Change An Account. Select your profile and select Remove Password.

Let us know what happens

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