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Q: Lost password/lost uncle

got Uncle's old pc and cannot access windows because of novell password. Uncle has passed away and we had been given this awesome pc but cannot get into it. What to do? Do not really need to see any files but cannot get by crtl+alt+delete message. Family would like to see some files. Any suggestions? Thanks.

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Dell D600 Lost HDD password, need the SN run through a password generator if anybody can help me out? I know Rustam has one but havent been able to reach him.

SN #**84A51529T-595B

Thanks Muchata
 

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Hello,

I bought a laptop about a year ago. Shortly after buying it, we lost the password before making a backup disk. I couldn't change the password, we run Windows 7, without the old password. Luckily, or so we think, we have one of those laptops that has a fingerprint scanner so I have been able to log on using my fingerprint as a password. However, I can't believe that I am locked out of changing the passwords on this computer.

I have learned my lesson! Always back it up first! But for now, I need some help. I am also a little worried that I may have been hacked into. A friend said that if your password all of a sudden doesn't work, that is a sign of a hacker. That is what it felt like happened to me. I swear I thought I had the password right, then all of a sudden it stops working.

Thanks so much-Bill

A:Lost password w/ no backup. How can I reset the admin password?

Built-in Administrator Account - Enable or Disable then reset your password

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Hi  Can anyone help me sort a problem out. I cannot for the life of me remember the power on password and now all that shows is system disabled and a code 69468164 Is there a way to clear the old password??? Any help appreicated











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A:Power On Password lost - Adminsitrator Password - BIOS

@26kenley? Enter     76540160 Regards, DP-K

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Is there a way to recover a lost Windows login password???
 

A:Lost Password

Hi, maybe you should read the forum rules
 

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Hi,

I misplaced my MS OFF Enterprise 2007 password, which am running now on this machine.

Need to format it BUT have misplaced the pw.......how can I retire it?

Thanks.

A:Lost password?

I think you mean the product key for Office not a password.

See this thread, second post.

Hard Drive Crashed - How to Recover MicroSoft Office? - Microsoft Community

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i change my password while partying.when i wokeup i could not remember it.how do i get it back?

A:lost password

Sorry but no-one here will help with password recovery (and it's against forum rules). We don't know who you are and if the system is actually yours.

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i have a dell latitude d610 laptop, and the password was forgotten. i can't change the boot sequence either. it boots from the nic and then hard drive. how to i find the password or erase it?
 

A:lost password

Enter your email here i have an operatron 280 same thing and no windows xp cd . good luck
 

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Hello,
I'm using XP Home Edition/Professional SP2. I have a Sony Vaio desktop. I can choose either Home Edition or Professional on boot up. I have been changing the system passwords when my child is restricted from using the system. Over time and 50 passwords later I lost the password and cannot access Professional edition. Is there anyway to solve this problem? Thanks.
 

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Hey,

I've tried to make a small network with my sister's laptop so she could use my printer here. The problem is that I can't make a connection because she lost her password for UAC. Is there ANY way (exept re-installing Windows) to restore the password?

Thanks

A:Lost password

It should be the administrator's windows login password. If you don't know that then you aren't even getting to the desktop screen. I read in here under another thread that there is a way to get past this. You will need to find that thread. I also know on ebay there are people selling a cd that is suppose to delete the admin password on vista. Look under software on ebay for that (I do not sell it).

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I have an xp desktop, a couple of days ago I went to use and it is asking for an admin password. I have never had a password on and I can't get in. I logged in to safe mode this morning and changed the password, but can't access in reg mode. Does not accept new password. Any help would be appreciated. I don't use this computer much - also have a new laptop, but I do have a lot of old information on this computer.

A:Lost Password

have a look at this website (microsoft) gives you some procedures for getting into your system.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/321305

Let me know if this helps.

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I am using windows 7 stater and tryed to reset to factory defualt know asking for password and I forgot it ,tryed to resetbut it says need external device setup for that particuliar task,where do I get this devise.

A:lost password

and welcome to the Forum

Have you tried pressing enter with the password box empty? Sorry, but we will not help with circumventing passwords . . Please read our rules . . a link to them is at the top of every page

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A friend of mine bought a laptop (hp 2000 with windows 8) a few years ago, he is not fluent in english and he set up a password to the laptop, he does not remeber the password, the laptop is linked to his miscrosoft account, i was able to reset that password, but his laptop is offline and its asking for the last password used, is there a way to connect to the internet from lock screen, so the laptop can update t0 the current password???
 

A:Lost password,

Whatever the reason for the password problem, we will not assist.
One of the rules of this site is




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...

That you may read here
https://forums.techguy.org/help/rules/

I am sorry we cannot help, but hopefully you will appreciate the reason. As stated we do not know the actual situation and if it was your laptop for which someone was trying to obtain the password, for other than genuine reasons, I am sure you would not be very pleased to find we had assisted.
 

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Hi, I have a hp15 with Intel operating on Windows 10 I believe. I haven't used my laptop in months and I forgot my password. Is there anyway to get passed this? Help!!
 

A:Lost password

We do not assist with bypassing passwords. From the rules page:

Please do not ask for assistance with (or ways to bypass) a forgotten or unknown password, personal identification number (PIN) or any other type of access code that may be required on a computer, mobile device or web site. As there is no way to verify the actual situation or intent, no assistance will be provided and any such threads will be closed.Click to expand...

As a result, I'm going to close this out.

thanks,

v
 

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My problem is regarding my Administrative account. I had a stroke and cannot remember the password for this account. I have 2 accounts on my PC. One is the Admistrator account, and the second is a regular user account. I did this for security reasons. So I could browse the web. Unfortunately I cannot remember the password for my Admin account, because I do not use it often. Is there anyway I can figure out what the password is?
 

A:lost password

TSG supplies no support for password issues. BigTobster, You should delete your post. A mod will close this post.

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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I have two computers with xp professional that had the same password which has been forgotten. I was able to enter in safe mode and change the password on the first pc., however, the other opens a log-in window even in safe mode.
I entered safe mode with command prompt. and the windows log-in  popped up.
Therefore, I am stymied. please advise.

A:lost password xp pro

Hello and Welcome,
Try the following. You will need to create a bootable CD or USB.
 
http://pogostick.net/~pnh/ntpasswd/

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Just purchased an HP Officejet Pro 8720. Trying  let the Wizard set up scan to emails. Tells me my username is wrong.For a number of reasons, there is only 3 I use. None of them are working now. How can either find the correct password or reset it?

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Hi,
So recently i went to a website that provided an "AIM Fetch" service that would use my AIM account to send a mass IM to my friends about the website. This site is XuGa.com. It seemed legit, it's like a friendster/facebook type of thing. I did that yesterday and today while I'm online, my AOL logs off. When I try to log back on, it says my password is invalid. I try to get my "new password" sent to me, but I made my SN 8 years ago, so I have noooooooooo idea what email account is connected to it. Please help!!!
 

A:Lost AIM Password

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Sirius question requiring Sirius answer.

I installed w10 2-3 months ago on my spare HD & today booted it up but tried all I would have used as password with no success.

Is there any trick to boot it up to save wiping the HD & reinstalling w10? .....thanx ....nick

A:Password lost

Sorry Forum rules do not allow support for lost password issues

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i bought a used computer, and the administrator account is password protected. they cannot tell me what it is because they do not remember. i can't do anything, understandably, so how can i recover or change it so the computer can finally belong to me?

A:Lost Password

Instructions here: microsoftMark

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my brother had system crash--
Gateway desktop --- ? type---
( i am trying to help him long-ditance)
had to restore Win XP pro (disk with SP1)--
able to boot to sign on now, but lost password--
"admin" does not work as password.

any help/ suggestions ?

thanks.

peace.

A:Lost Password

If you just recovered/repaired the installation leave the password blank and press the <Enter> key.

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I have a Toshiba laptop with window 2000, lost pass word, what can i do
 

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hi a friend of mine has a e-systems pc and they have a password on it at startup and they cant remember their password and they found a old cd in a drawer and have used that to restore back to factory settings and it isnt working it wont do anything but the same thing over and over again and they put the disk in it says press any key to boot cd so they do that and it comes up with a blue screen and they have deleted the partitions so they now have no operating system on their computer and cant get anything to work and they dont have the right cd for it is there anything they can do

please help

thanks
 

A:lost password

They can try to buy a set of Recovery DVDs from the PC manufacturer.

They can buy Windows 7 or Vista.

They can use a Linux distribution.
 

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD C-50 Processor, AMD64 Family 20 Model 1 Stepping 0
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 1642 Mb
Graphics Card: AMD Radeon HD 6250 Graphics, 384 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 224174 MB, Free - 179496 MB; D: Total - 13995 MB, Free - 1743 MB;
Motherboard: Hewlett-Packard, 3577
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated and Enabledlost

Can't remember my password to my compaq cq57 laptop. How can I reset it to no password?
 

A:lost my password

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

Closing thread.
 

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Here's the situation: I have a Windows 98 computer here with AOL on it. The owner has had his password stored for years and has forgotten what it was.

I've set him up a new-to-him (used) computer with Windows XP and also moved all his personal AOL files; but, he doesn't know the password so every time he needs to collect mail, he has to go to the old Windows 98 system. He has the free AOL and he doesn't want to pay AOL for tech support.

I know the password is encrypted on the old Windows 98 system; but, I don't know where it is stored. This is the question: Are there any files or folders I can transfer from the old system to the new one that might solve the AOL log-in problem?

If it's stored in the Windows Registry, I know he will have to just bite the bullet and pay AOL.
 

A:Lost AOL Password

Sorry. Rules prevent us from assisting with password issues.
 

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Hi,
I lost the password to my administrator's account on our home computer. I called microsoft & they told me they could not help. Is there any way to reset the password on my computer?
I have XP home
Thanks,
Susan
 

A:lost 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 ownership 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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I put a  password not to allow other people in but locked myself out cause I forgot it.  Is there a way to bypass this.  I know I should have wrote it downshame, shame on me

A:lost password

l_h. When asked for the password just hit enter 3 times. Post any code. REO

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ok ill make this simple. .i had a bad tattooist set a password on 2 of my pc,s before we fired him.now i cant log in to them.and i have no cd to reinstall win xp pro.now what.

A:lost password cant log in

Is the password for administrator? or just the main user? For most people it's actually the latter - start the computer in safe mode and you should get the option to log in as Administrator where you can then go to user accounts and remove the password for the other account and then restart normally. However if the Administrator account is the one that's password protected then you're in trouble.....maybe someone else will have advice in that case.

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Help.....

My assistant recently left my employment on a hard note. During his last days at work he managed to change passwords on our system. Now i have no access to our computers. Even the administrator passwords have been changed. I'm using Windows 2000.
What's can I do to take our system back?
 

A:Lost password

I re-installed Win2K using the boot disks I made using a Win2K system, it reset the Administrator password and account. You can then log-in as Administrator with no password and add users back to the system, their information should still be intact. You can then reset the passwords as needed.
 

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Just bought this Classmate Notebook for my wife and she passworded it to startup.  A few days ago she opened a Microsoft Outlook e-mail and put another password for it.  She shut down the system for that day.  The following day the Notebook failed to recognize the password she put in.  Thinking that the Outlook password is corrupted, we went online to Microsoft Outlook website and changed the password for outlook but the Notebook keeps saying 'Your PC is offline. Please sign in with the last password used on this PC.'  Simply, we have lost it as my wife keeps changing passwords for fun and can't remember the last one she used. Please anyone with any idea how to get the Notebook running again?

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alright, here's the situation: i had been meaning to change my administrator password for some time now and very late last nite, i went ahead with it. i then went to sleep (i don't usually log off when i go to sleep). this morning, apparently having forgotten that i had changed my password the night prior, i went into the control pannel to change my password again, and i seem to have forgotten the password i set. i keep getting "your original passsword is incorrect" messages.

so, i have full administrator access and i don't know my password. (i have already tried guessing several things and checking caps lock, etc.)

is there any hope for me?

A:Lost Password

You didn't set/give yourself a "hint"?

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I set myself up as a user in Windows XP and forgot my password. How can I get in? I can't get past the first window. I have tried every password I can recall that I've used but none work.
 

A:lost password

Are you using Windows XP Home Edition???

If so you can startup in safe mode, login as Administrator (which has no password as default I think) and reset your User password....
Alternatively, you can just try logging in as 'Administrator' instead of your user name if it lets you...
 

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Hi there, if I am posting this in the wrong section, I apologize.

My problem is that I recently changed my logon password for my account (which has administrator priviledges) and for the life of me cannot remember. Ive tried every thing i can think of, but still cannot remember it.

I tried loginrecovery.com (the free version) but it did not work.

Currently im on my Guest account, which means I basically have no privileges, cannot change anything, or do much besides documents and web browsing.

I would be greatly appreciative if anyone could lend some advice on how to recover my password, or what programs to try.

Thanks!

A:Lost password :(

Hello and Welcome to TSF

In The Rules it clearly states that

Quote:




ASSISTANCE WITH ILLEGAL ACTIVITIES

We will not provide any user with information about the location of websites that assist with software pirating, hacking, password cracking and keystroke recording software. Furthermore we will not offer advice, assistance or instruction with regard to any of the above activities, illegal or otherwise.




Now, we cannot be assured that your issue is legit so we cannot assist.
I apologize for any inconveniences.

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One of my users lost his windows 2000 password, is there another way to get on his laptop?
 

A:Help!! Lost Password

I found this HTH

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;258289
 

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How do I access my Motorola Residential Gateway login if I have lost my password? I need to change settings and have already changed the factory defaults. I just forgot the new password.
 

A:Lost Password

Reset it to factory default settings. If you don't know the default login info consult the user manual.
 

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Is there a way to recover a lost Windows login password???
 

A:Lost Password

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Hi.I know very little about computers.Am a novice!..I am trying to access my outlook express and becuse i have changed server i need to enter the password i had for my old server.The problem is i have forgotten it.Is there anyway i can get it back?Thanks...
 

A:lost password

Try this
http://www.pwcrack.com/
Sorry I had the wrong address in there to begin with

Savvy
 

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My question is:
My sister forgot her pasword and has been trying everything for a week.
 
Would it be better to reformat the hard drive and reinstall windows 7 or restart the computer as a new computer?
 
Can either be done without the password or is it a paper weight?
 

A:lost password

Hi Later70,
 
Unfortunately, forum rules do not allow us to provide information that circumvents built-in security or copyright. I can sympathize with your dilemma and hope that you understand that there is no way we have to prove the legitimacy of your request though it is. However, we can suggest options.
 
http://pcsupport.about.com/od/windows7/f/forgot-password-windows-7.ht
 
These also were posted by our own quietman7
 
 
Forgotten Password Instructions provided by Microsoft for Windows 7 and Vista:
What to do if you forget your Windows password in Windows 7
Reset your Windows 7 password - Create a Windows 7 password reset disk
What to do if you forget your Windows password in Vista
Non-Microsoft Forgotten Password Articles for Windows 7:
How to Reset Your Forgotten Windows Password the Easy Way in Windows 7
I forgot my Windows 7 password
Lost Administrator Password in Windows 7 or Vista
How to Reset the Password of a User Account in Windows 7
How do I Log on to my Windows 7 computer if I forgot my password
12 ways how to reset the Windows administrator password Windows 7, Vista, Windows XP
Hope this helps
 
Regards..............................

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Happy holidays to you all!!

Can someone tell me how to get past a administrator password at stat up please, my 14 y.o. son put a password on his computer and forgot it now he's about it and to be honest it's now only good enough to use as a boat anchor, if we can't get past this password, then I can have my computer back & not worry about the nasties he's downloading onto my computer
 

A:Lost Password

Hi!

The rules clearly state we can not help you with bypassing forgotten passwords as we cannot verify your intentions, sorry.
 

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I know this forum is for vista but i just wondered if anyone can help me help my daughter ! My daughters forgotten her password on her laptop, i have tried all the usual methods to get in to it but to no avail, in both normal and safe mode, we don't have the XP disc as she bought the laptop from a friend, i have even thought about downloading ophcrack but it seems a bit long winded and a little confusing, so has anyone got any ideas or knows how to get this situation sorted so that i can get her up and running again !
Thanks in advance !

A:Lost Password !

1.To have access to another computer to download & burn tool for reset password.
Reset User Account Password

2.If you lazy and you have Vista DVD you can enable build-in Admin account remotely What do I do: I can no longer log in or elevate to an administrator account

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I have been accessing a maintenace screen on a website. The password to access the screen was stored on windows for over a year.

Last week I deleted temp history and temp internet files. The password was deleted as well and since I haven't had to enter it for over a year I have totally forgotten it! Can it be retrieved by doing a restore to a date before the deletion? Any help will be very much appreciated.
Glider13
 

A:Lost Password

Welcome to TSG....

On this forum anything to do with the word password is actually forbidden, there is no way to know who the actual owner is for whatever the use for the password is and since this is a problem with it.

I would suggest contacting the site in question and if you can prove to them you are the owner then they might be able to help you.
 

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I got my computer stolen from me and i got it back... too bad they put a master password on my computer and i dont know how to bypass it.. how can i get past this? for my mother board P5N32-E SLI
 

A:PASSWORD lost

Sorry. No help with passwords.
 

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forgot password is there a way around it so I can reset password
 

A:lost password

Please read the rules about no password help.
 

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Is there anyway that I can recover my Money Plus password, I have forgotten it!!!
 

A:Lost Password

do you use a live.com email account (Microsoft account) - you could reset from there
otherwise, as per the rules, we are unable to assist with forgotten password
 

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I have a new customer who has forgotten his password to the server. He is running Server 2003. Any way to get in without a complete reinstall?

A:Lost Password

There are tools out there for that sort of thing. But I cannot provide any more info on that.

In short, I don't believe there is a way. I don't suppose he had a password hint?

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I have a Windows 7 Laptop, and thought I could reset it with CTRL + F11 because it is a dell, but I did not. I have only 1 account as the admin, and no password for it. No disc drive for password reset, and I have no USB Flash Drive available for a month nearby me. I have no-where to go either. I am using info from my friend's laptop to reset it, I held CTRL and pressed control, thenpressed them both at the same time and it beeped, now it says it has no operating system. Please Help, I'll wait and if anyone has a response but no TechGuy Account please email me (NO SPAM!) @ <email removed>
 

A:Lost Password

You might want to remove your email address unless you want to get spam.As to the password problem we might not be able to help you with that as per the forum rules.If it says no operating system chances are the harddrive is failing or has failed.
 

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