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I want to know is microsoft know we can access locked windows OS (locked Admin/ user account with login password)

Q: I want to know is microsoft know we can access locked windows OS (locked Admin/ user account with login password)

I am Arun Kumar Kushwaha and I have discovered one Big Loophole/Security Leak in Microsoft's Windows 7 Operating System worldwide.
through which we can Access/Delete/Copy/Replace Important Data without Cracking/Resetting the Login Password in Windows 7 OS
and for this we not need any 3rd party Software/ CD/ DVD/ Pen drive/ CMD/ Script/ or any other means of hacking Devices/tool.

only through Windows 7 OS we can Access anybodies Computer Around the world, and user will never get to know that his/her computer has accessed by someone else.
This is purely Microsoft's Negligence towards user's Around the world.

U can assume how much serious is this Issue, if anybody can steal confidential Important data of Company/ Govt data/ or any other Sensitive Personal data of anyone who are using windows 7 OS.

I have Talked through telephone to MS India regarding this Issue and they told me that there is no loophole in their OS and can't be accessed by anyone without having Login Password or User need to Reset login Password with tool/software available.

also i have mailed to MS Technical support Team and also asked about this issue on Windows worldwide official support forum, but not get any meaning full response from them.

I am asking this message to here, coz i want to Spread this issue around the world, so every user can secure their Data and also MS can rectify this issue by releasing an OS Update.

Thanks for reading ..

Your's Truly
Arun Kumar Kushwaha

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Locked out of User/Admin Account - wrong password guesses?

Help guys,

I've had my account LOCKED (acc name: "SENIOR") on my home PC running WIN XP Professional (version 2002 i.e. no SP's).

The kids typed in the wrong password too many times and now WIN has decided to lock the account for me. This account was set up with full Admin rights so I do all my system admin through it.

There is another Administrator account on the machine - I guess we'd call this the MAIN Admin account??? - but I've never had reason to use it so I've forgotten the password for this one and I've tried a couple to no avail. Don't want to keep guessing for fear of locking this one out too.

Through another user account (with min priviledges) I have access to the machine and I can get to my usual account in Command Prompt <runas /user:SENIOR(i.e. username) cmd> but I'm not familiar enough with command prompts to figure out how I can restore my main/usual account (i.e. SENIOR).

Anybody able to point me in the right direction?

"Oh kids - I just love em - but I couldn't eat a full one" ;-)

tia,
J
 

A:[B]Locked out of User/Admin Account - wrong password guesses?[/B]

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Hello,

Please help, I have spent all day trying to fix my windows 8.1 Laptop.

My system:

Windows 8.1 Dell XPS 13 9343 I7 with TPM

A family member used my laptop for Skype which required them to create a windows account. They just put jibberish into the account and all was fine and they used skype. When I went to use my laptop this morning my account was locked by this account.

I have spent hours trying to get access to the account and talking to Microsoft technical support. They finally suggested reinstalling windows 8.1 and recovering my files from Windows.old. However I cannot install windows as my files are protected by bitlocker. And i cannot switch off bitlocker as I dont have admin rights as my admin account is locked. Is this impossible to rectify. Please help if possible as this is really distressing me.

Thank you

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Hello,

Please help, I have spent all day trying to fix my windows 8.1 Laptop.

My system:

Windows 8.1 Dell XPS 13 9343 I7 with TPM

A family member used my laptop for Skype which required them to create a windows account. They just put jibberish into the account and all was fine and they used skype. When I went to use my laptop this morning my account was locked by this account.

I have spent hours trying to get access to the account and talking to Microsoft technical support. They finally suggested reinstalling windows 8.1 and recovering my files from Windows.old. However I cannot install windows as my files are protected by bitlocker. And i cannot switch off bitlocker as I dont have admin rights as my admin account is locked. Is this impossible to rectify. Please help if possible as this is really distressing me.

Thank you

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Ok, I may have made a mistake here, I was told to click this SID thing and change my SID I code in order to be able to install this WindowBlinds application however, it seems to have gone crazy.

After restarting my computer, It now has two users after looking in the C:/users - one Gareth.GarethPC which has NOTHING IN IT. And the other is my original GARETH account which it wont let me access - asking for an ADMIN password however It wont let me type anything in!

So I can't do any activity that requires Admin access, i've been trying to system restore naturally Admin required.

Any help? I'm wetting myself.

Thanks Everyone.

Edit: Mine is now a guest account..
 

A:Admin User Account - Im Locked Out!

HI this is for the hidden admin account try doing the steps form the guest account http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/wind...idden-administrator-account-on-windows-vista/
 

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Hello, I am running WinXP(SP2)
I have accidentally locked my admind password using "net user" commands in command prompt. problem is I'm not sure what i changed it to.

I only have Guest Priveleges on my PC.
I deleted my other admin account, so my only admin account is locked.

I read somewhere about burning a boot disk (to reset the admin account password), but I'm looking for a different alternative. Does anyone got any help?

That might be my only option, but I hope not.
 

A:Admin Account Locked\Password Recovery

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I have Windows 7 so had no idea how screwed up this could get. I've googled this for 3 hours and the simplest of answers will never be provided. No one seems to be able to think thoroughly on this.

My 90 yr old dad has a hosed PC. It now has his login screen associated with an email address. He can't remember the password and trying to reset it with live.com also doesn't work.

Here's what we have:

email-address-user (Microsoft account) with admin privileges
locked out

If one resets email-address-user's password via live.com, does THIS AFFECT POP3 access? Meaning, is this password reset only for logging into one's PC or is this reset password synched with the actual email server one uses to download their emails? This WOULD be a very valuable piece of information but no website deems it useful. My reason for asking is I don't want to reset his password and then have it such that he can't read his emails. And I'm not about to try to communicate over the phone what he would need to do to update his client email (or internet access) password.
To get to the desktop, I tried a ton of things but the only thing that worked was net user administrator /active:yes.

What I would like to do is "revert" the email-address-user from a Microsoft account to a local account. I'm 100% game to edit the registry 100 ways to Sunday. I've poked around googling and no one will provide the simple registry layout for a Microsoft account and a user account. It seems if I try ... Read more

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I have a Dell laptop that I haven't rebooted in months so when it shut itself off ( b/c battery died) I not longer remembered the password for Windows (Win7). I tried too many passwords and apparently shut off the account b/c when I obtained the password (my hubby remembered it) it not longer worked.

I looked up for ways to reset the password. I managed to boot the laptop from a Macrium recovery disk & open a command prompt. First, on the menu that allows you to change boot order, I also set a password for the admin (it had not been set before).

So now I'm logged in as admin from the CD and opened a command window. Now resetting the user password for the account called "owner" should be cake. However, is not b/c the username account seems to be missing: when I type "net users" I only get two accounts: guest and admin. No trace of the user account called "owner" which is the only one I ever used!
"I also get an error "The command completed with one or more errors"

I read that that may be b/c the account got somehow corrupted. Does anyone know how to tell if the user account is corrupted? Any guidance for how to recover the account & it's password?

A:Forgot password. Tried too many times &Locked account. Now user gone!

Here is a whole page of things concerning user accounts.
I really don't know which one you need.
Take a look see.

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutsearch...user%20account

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Hi, I basically had 3 accounts on my computer, one being "Administrator" (w Admin rights), one "test" (Standard User rights) and one more "User" that is the one I use most frequently (with Admin rights). When I last used it last Friday the User account was still present and all my programs were working fine.

However, when I came back to office today, I found that the User account was missing from the welcome screen, and only the "Administrator" and "test" account were there. Somehow, I could not login to the "Administrator" account. When I logged into the "test" account, all the program shortcuts were blank (Firefox, Adobe Reader Etc) and only IE and the default windows programs would work. I suspected that there might be a virus, but I couldn't install anything because I did not have the admin priviledges.

My question is:

1. How do I get back into my admin account?
2. is there any way to install anti-virus programs (by going around the admin account) to help solve this issue?

In a nutshell, I'm basically stuck with a standard user account and I can't do anything with it. Any help would really be greatly appreciated.

Thanks

*Just to add, I tried using System Restore on the Standard account, but when I click "Open System Restore" nothing happens.

A:Windows 7 admin account is locked, on;y stuck with a standard account.

First off if you actually named your accounts Administrator and User then that may be part of your problem (Maybe not with the account named User but certainly with the one named Administrator).

Windows already has a built in account named Administrator, even though it is normally disabled by default. Creating a NAMED account using the name Administrator is not a good Idea.

Start by booting into Safe Mode and see if the system boots to the built in, but normally disable, Administrator account. If it does create New Admin rights NAMED account, using some other name then Administrator. From that boot normally and log into that new account and see if you can access your files from the other accounts. You may need to take ownership of those other accounts.

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My laptop is having windows xp and it has only one login which is also the local administrator. Currently the login is disabled and whenever I try to login I get the message that the login is locked out. I know the password and there is no need to reset the password.

Is there a way I can enable a login which is currently locked out? Please help.
 

A:Windows XP - How to enable the admin login which is currently locked out

I wasn't aware this was a possiblilty in XP. What is the exact message you are getting? Does this sound familiar >> http://support.microsoft.com/kb/q242917/

And if you boot in Safe Mode and choose the built-in Admin account (not your normal account), can you get in?

Probably everything there is to know about XP passwords can be found here:

http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/win_xp_passwords.htm
 

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Hi all

after searching for solutions and getting near to pulling my hair our i've decided my best bet is asking the internet!

6 months after putting my PC into storage and buying a new(30gb hard drive ) laptop i'm frustrated at the lack of space and applications on my laptop and i'm finally set up in my flat and ready for my pc!

Somehow i have forgotten my password- I've tried everything i can think of(i'm hoping maybe one day it'll hit me)

I have lots of applications that i've paid for on my desktop so i don't want to have to buy them again so i'm trying anything and everything.

Looking online there are several solutions

- reset password through command prompt? found several tutorials where you can login as another admin to reset another user account- problem is it was solely my PC so there is only an admin account for me- there is a guest

- download a program to crack into it- problem is even if i was to download a program i can't install anything as a guest without an administrator password

- Boot from operating system disc to reset- my operating system is on my harddrive- it was preinstalled when i bought it many years ago


So apart from waiting until that moment where my brain just throws my 6 month ago password i'm out of ideas. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated! Working from this laptop is driving me nuts

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I have tried to reset and press f-8 it sends me back to my profile icon, safe mode does the same and im locked out. i dont have internet acess excet my phone. i dont have a disc because it was purchased used. i need help to fina way in so i change my login and get my photos and music off..looking for backdoors... anything would be greatly appreciated.

A:hp dv1000 windows 7 professional os, locked out of admin account

How could you get locked out of your account? Don't you use the password regularly?

Use the DVD provided to Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7 with the licensed version. If under 4gb RAM use 32 bit, otherwise 64 bit.

There is a step there to rescue your files using the DVD or rescue disk.

Stick closely to the steps given and you'll end up with a perfect install, which you can then save as an image so you never have to reinstall again.

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How to unlock a locked a user account in windows xp? I mean after pressing windows key + L without a previous user login to his account and log off i can't log on to my own account.

A:How to unlock a locked a user account in windows xp?

Reboot the PC!

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What the...

Long story short; I install Windows clean, put my own name as admin; the only user.
I use, let's call it 'password_one' for clarity.

Fine. Then once I'm in Windows I login with my MS account (which is also my Gmail address) and give it 'password_two' as it is my MS account password.

Result: now my one and only user account is my MS account, my own name, but with my Gmail adress...and I have to login to Windows as well with my MS account password, 'password_two'.

So windows decided to change it for me? Just deleted the old password and switched to using my MS account one?

OK...so nevermind, everything works fine...except it doesn't!

I can't apparently install all programs because I HAVE NO RIGHTS to edit the system32 folder contents any longer. It just says 'you must login as administrator to do this' and when I click OK it just says 'access denied'.

But I'm still the ONLY user and the ONLY admin in Users - only not with the original password but which Windows changed there! There is NO way to login as anything else, and it won't accept my original 'password_two'

So...the plot deepends...I try to do ANYTHING in policy editor for instance I get this:

Namespace 'Microsoft.Policies.Sensors.WindowsLocationProvider' is already defined as the target namespace for another file in the store.
File
C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\Microsoft-Windows-Geolocation-WLP Adm.admx, line 5, colum 110.

WTF????

How do I regain control of my PC??? What is going on here???

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Hi, I need help:

1. I log into a normal user account.

2. I double click to access a restricted folder.
(Restricted folder means: In administrator account, I made this folder restricted to other users. Right
Click/Properties/Security tab)

3. A message came up:
You don't currently have permission to
access this folder.
Click Continue to permanently get access
to this folder.

4. After I click Continue a message came up:
You have been denied permission to access this folder. To gain access to this folder you will need to use
the Security tab.
But I want Windows to ask my admin password to access that folder.


I have done this job before, and it worked fine but I forgot how did I do...
Thanks for helping me.

Related topics: UAC, netplwiz, secpol, gpedit, runas

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I have a emachine desktop pc with Windows 7 Home Premium operating system in my home that I purchased new in 2010. There a two accounts setup on it as well as the admin account for a total of 3 accounts. I am locked out of the admin account. When I try to access it from the logon screen this is the message I get: the user profile Service service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded (the an OK box is displayed). Question: How can I get into the admin account?
 

A:locked out of admin account

I have a emachine desktop pc with Windows 7 Home Premium operating system in my home that I purchased new in 2010. There a two accounts setup on it as well as the admin account for a total of 3 accounts. I am locked out of the admin account. Click to expand...

Who originally set up that computer?

Has it been in use since 2010?

How are you trying to access the administrator account?

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when i try to log into my admin account a message appears saying:
The Referenced account is locked out and may not be logged onto.
please help.

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I have a Sony Vaio Laptop and a Dell XPS 8300 Desktop both running Windows 7, with an Intel Pentium i7 processor and both 64 Bit Systems. Grandpa David came to see the kids and turned my laptop on and it went to the logon screen but the password box was missing and it said I was locked out, I tried everything including rebooting and could not get in. When I rebooted, it said Windows is setting up computer for first use. He claimed he didn't do anything but turn it on. While I was restoring the laptop, Grandpa snuck onto my desktop and told me it was doing the same thing. Now, I think it's funny that the same thing happened to both computers on the same day and while he was trying to get on them. I have never had this happen before. I have had a computer since Windows 95 first came out and have never encountered anything like this before. I think he tried to guess the password and Windows locked. I have restored both computers and they are working fine. I am just curious as to what caused this to happen? Any ideas? Another thing that could've caused it is that all computers and cell phones in this house run wirelessing off my internet and are connected to my home network because they all share the printer, my nephews got viruses on my late husband's laptop so maybe the virus traveled through my network and attacked my computers.
 

A:Locked Out Of Admin Account

If you keep on trying a wrong password, Windows will lock the account. I think the default time out period is 15 mins.
 

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This morning I was remotely connected (via TeamViewer) to the office computer performing maintenance.
I was in and out of the admin account several times while creating another standard user account.
I tried to go back into the admin account and could not. Tried several time. I was real careful with typing in the password but couldn't get in. The message was something like "the account is temporilaly locked, access is unavalabe". I did a restart and that didn't clear anything.
What now?
Bill
PS I know that trying the wrong password several times will lock the account for 15 minutes.

A:Locked out of admin account

Well; unfortunately; unless you created a password reset disk to reset the password; you may just have to wait. Also though; if and when you are at the computer at the office; you will probably have to go into the administrative options and clear out any check boxes that have restrictions etc.

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When booting into safe mode the administrator account is password protected. There are three computer administrators but that doesnt seem to matter, the administrator account is locked out and we need to get back in. What is the easiest way to do this? Please help!!!

A:Locked Out Of Admin Account

Can you get in to the Admin account with normal boot? If so add a local member to the machine then add that member to the admin group. Log on using the newly added member. Remember to remove it after you have done what you needed.

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Yesterday I desired to change all my accounts passwords as well as my admin account for windows and today I cant get into any of them. I have done the you tube thing and I am desperate for a solution.

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Hello, I need help with trying to reset my Admin account password so I can reset my computer. I have only 2 active accounts and the other is not an admin account. I can not login into my admin account and I do not have it backed up on a flashdrive either. I have tried multiple things and nothing seems to work. I dont care about anything being lost on the computer, I would just like to reset it. Please help. 

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I recently posted on the Microsoft Windows Newsgroup and I can't for the life of me figure out how to use the site, find my thread and see any replies...

I figured out how to submit a new thread and Microsoft sent me an email verifying I was who I say I am but I'm stumped on how to find my thread.

Could someone please walk me through the process of navigating to my thread once I log in....
 

A:Solved: Microsoft Windows Newsgroup user locked out!

Hi ilovedonna

Post the name of the newsgroup, and the title of your post, I'll see if I can locate it.
Are you using the same user name as your forum name?

Are you using Outlook Express to access the newsgroups?
 

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I keep trying to log onto my computer and get the error message: "Unable to log you on because your account has been locked out, please contact your administrator." I am using Windows XP operating system.
If it were just an issue of logging on with the administrator account and resetting my account, I could do that. Only it won't even let me log on with my administrator account. I'm not sure what to do. This happened to my computer once a few years back and I ended up having to reformat my hard drive and lost everything. I really don't want to risk losing all of my files again, I don't have anything backed up.
Is there any advice you can give me to get back on my computer?
Thanks!

 

A:Unable to log you on because your account has been locked out... cant log in as admin

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I have a machine on my plant floor that the previous IT guy locked down. The regular windows user can't do anything except log in and run a few programs. However, the Administrator account seems to be the same way. When I log in as Administrator I can get the control panel, command prompt, or anything. If I try to install Office, which is what I ultimately need to do, I get a popup that says this account doesn't have proper privileges. I've tried logging in both to the local machine and onto our domain.

A:[SOLVED] Admin account locked down

Hello kurtismonger,

Log in as the Administrator Account; then navigate to the Control Panel > switch to Classic View > User Accounts > Create a New Account, now create a 'New User Account'; name it > and ensure that it is a Computer Administrator Account.

Once you have done this reboot the computer, and sign in using the 'new Administrator Account', and you should be able to now install programs.

Give it a try and post back with the results.

Kind Regards,

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Hi all. I've got a computer in an enterprise environment running XP Pro, off network, offline.

The software manufacturer (Metso) has locked down the computer to log into a user account that has no admin. I can't access any properties, cmd, control panel, etc - nothing but the software designed to run on start up (Metso) and shut down/restart.

I cannot log out at the ctrl,alt,del - the option is there but it just takes me back to the user desktop.

Getting in on safe mode with command prompt is possible but commands there seem locked down as well (ie. I tried to run desktop.cpl - no luck). I thought maybe there is a command I can run that will switch users but then I realized even in safe mode I am still logged in as the non-admin user.

Is there a linux distro that gives me some control over XP user accounts maybe? Ugh.

Thanx.

A:XP Pro locked down to non-admin user

In Safe Mode, log in as Administrator and leave the password blank, unless you know the local administrator password set by the company.Make sure you change the Domain to (This Computer) If it asks for a password that you don't know, there is not much you can do.
If that works, you will be logged in as the Local Administrator and not the Domain Administrator. Here you can Right click My Computer/Properties/Computer Name/Change. Here, if you are part of a Domain, click the Radio button for Workgroup to leave the domain. You will have to log out and log in as the Local Administrator again. Once that is done, you can create a new user with admin rights for yourself and add your own password if you like.
If this all fails, your only recourse is to reinstall Windows from a Windows disc.

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locked out of my laptop needs an eight digit code, from what ive read on this DB, computer reads System Disable 54170734, can someone help me please? thanks 

A:locked out need admin password

@Wjowett? Enter    41858310 Regards, DP-K

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I have a client whom does not know there admin boot password.  I entered wrong 3 times and get code 62569736 System Disabled.  Please help.











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A:Locked out admin password

Hi: Please read the first post at the link below for what to do with the system disabled (halt) code you received from the PC. http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Operating-Sy????????????????????????????????????????????????????...

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Alright, maybe someone can help me. My computer crashed (during a Windows Update installation btw) while on my main administrative account. I have two other accounts on the computer, one for my wife and one for my son.

When I was forced to re-install windows and start a new administrative account (and lossing all the other accounts), the files and documents (which are within "My Documents") of my wife and son where saved in their "Documents and Settings" folders. I can access these non-administrative accounts folders easily, and everything there before the crash is still there.

Unfortunatly I can not access the folder which was mine. When I click on the folder (containing a ton of pictures and writings - some, but not all of which is backed up) this message comes up:

"C:\Documents and Settings\Michael is not accessable. Access is denied."

I apparently deleted this account in the re-instalation and because it was the administrative account, and/or open at the time of the crash, it is either locked up or deleted.

When I right click on the folder to see Properties it tells me there are "0 size, 0 bytes, 0 files, 0 folders." But I am not sure that is truly the case due to the amount of space still being used on the hard drive [C:]. I think it is not telling me anything because it is (was) a "private" administrative account. I had no password on this account.

I don't think all the documents are deleted as when I look at ... Read more

A:Locked out of Doc & Settings folder of deleted admin account

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i need a admin or power on passwprd cause i dont know mine and when i enter a password wrong three times it gives me a screen saying system disabled and the code is 62917733 someone please help me 

A:locked out need admin or power on password

@angel71? Please enter:    73675315 Regards.

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Need password... Shows code 69470280 on system disable

A:Admin or power up password locked

@Kaylamaekhaos? Enter  76558806 Regards, DP-K

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Hi,

Sorry for my bad english...

This is my problem :
I have a HP Probook 5310m with Win 7 Pro 32 bits.
I've been using it for 6 months without a problem.

Yesterday, when i tried to connect (after hibernation), my password was rejected. I tried to make a second and third attempt with ware : same. I know my password, it's the same as the password of network access of my company. After that, the user was locked!
-> I don't know why my password was rejected, really don't!

Unfortunately, i did'nt enabled the Administrator account!
So now : i really don't know how to fix this huge problem (for me)!

HP told me to swith off the CMOS battery, but i'm really not sure this is a good solution.

Anybody has an idea?

Many Thanks

Vincent

A:User locked - No Admin enable - How may i fix this stuff?

If this is a company owned PC, contact your company's IT pro. If it's your windows user account login password, clearing the CMOS won't do any good. It may just make things worse.

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I recently tried a factory restore on an old laptop I have running windows 7 pro. The restore went through to the point where it brought me to the log in screen. The only account available is the "administrator" account but it is locked. I did
some googling and read I should boot in safe mode to unlock to admin account. The issue with this is due to the restore, when I try to reboot into safe mode I get an error that the restore cannot be complete in safe mode and then it fails to boot. 
Please help!

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Hello. i am quite annoyed at the moment.
I installed a program called paltalk from cnet, which is supposed to be a safe download site. well anyway soon as i downloaded the chat program paltalk, my computer froze, and i had to press the power button and boot up.
when i booted up ( windows 7 starter by the way ) i entered my password for my admin account and it wouldnt accept it, said wrong password. so it seems my computers been hacked ?

im only able to get on here, because i had another limited standard account with no password that im now using. but i cant get onto my admin account to make system changes, uninstall programs, do system restore and all that stuff.

what do i do ?
im using a netbook, so i have no cd drive by the way.
im using mcafee anti virus and it detected nothing. which doesnt say much for that anti virus does it ?

anyway, hope somebody can help me .

thanks

A:i installed paltalk on my computer, and it froze ! now im locked out of my admin account

Can you login to Safe Mode via hitting F8 after Logo Splash Screen.

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Hi, I recently upgraded from windows 7 to windows 10. I didn't realize it was going to mess with my log in credentials just to get into my PC. Well, I'm locked out of my PC. I can't log on, it just tells me when I enter in the PIN and the Password that "Your device is offline, please enter old password." I do that and it rejects it.

I can't get internet access because I live on a college campus and the way they have it set up is you have to be logged into your computer before you can access the network.

I tried "resetting my PC" and chose the option to delete all the data but no idea if that will work yet.

I also tried reinstalling windows 7 from the CD, but I can't seem to get it to do that since I can't log in and get any kind of interface. I tried using the boot menu to boot from the CD (it's a retail version of windows 7.) but that doesn't work.

What do I do here? Is my computer bricked? This is ridiculous.

A:Locked out of Windows 10 and No internet access to reset password

Have you got a Microsoft account? Is your Windows 10 account a local one or a Microsoft account? If it is a Microsoft account the login isn't the one from Windows 7 anymore, you have to enter the password from your Microsoft account.

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I have an HP Pavilion with windows 7.
When the user account screen comes up for you to log in on your account, under mine it says "locked".
Why does it say that and how can I change that setting to unlocked.

My account is the only one on the computer and we all just use that one, so there are no other accounts on the pc.

~Susiejo
 

A:User account says locked

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I just created a non-administrator windows profile and hid my only other profile from the Windows 7 logon screen using a registry hack I found online. I assumed that like previous versions of Windows I would be able to still log in to my old account by typing in my user name somehow. Unfortunately this doesn't seem to be the case without some registry hack which of course I can't apply from the non-administrator account. To make matters worse I can't even "Run as Administrator" because the stupid fingerprint scanner on my laptop forces me to scan for a print and allows no other method to authenticate myself as an administrator. I do have a fingerprint for my usual profile but this seems to be asking about the default admin profile for which there is no fingerprint (how could there be?). I am not able to disable the fingerprint scanner because I guess I have to be admin to do that. So I guess that is an impossible situation. I tried logging in as admin by using safe mode but that just put me straight in to the non-admin account.

So have I totally screwed myself over and now I have to re-install windows, or is there still some way to untangle this mess?

A:I've locked myself out of my user account

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Lomacar


I just created a non-administrator windows profile and hid my only other profile from the Windows 7 logon screen using a registry hack I found online. I assumed that like previous versions of Windows I would be able to still log in to my old account by typing in my user name somehow. Unfortunately this doesn't seem to be the case without some registry hack which of course I can't apply from the non-administrator account. To make matters worse I can't even "Run as Administrator" because the stupid fingerprint scanner on my laptop forces me to scan for a print and allows no other method to authenticate myself as an administrator. I do have a fingerprint for my usual profile but this seems to be asking about the default admin profile for which there is no fingerprint (how could there be?). I am not able to disable the fingerprint scanner because I guess I have to be admin to do that. So I guess that is an impossible situation. I tried logging in as admin by using safe mode but that just put me straight in to the non-admin account.

So have I totally screwed myself over and now I have to re-install windows, or is there still some way to untangle this mess?


See if the information at the following site helps;

How to enable Administrator account in Windows 7 | Redmond Pie

HTH

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I have a Dell Inspiron laptop that belonged to someone at the company, he has now left (cant contact him) without leaving his account password.
I have the administrator password which gets me into setup, but doesnt give me the option for safe mode.

Anyone have any ideas? bit of a lost cause i think but...........

Dell Inspiron running Windows 8
 

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hi recieved this message trying to boot up... cant access bios or anythingerror code is : 64116888 thanks in advance

A:HP 2000 locked enter admin password

hi recieved this message trying to boot up... cant access bios or anythingerror code is : 64116888

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I'm locked out of my hp2000 laptop, I need to reset my admin password

A:I'm locked out of my hp2000. My admin password is lost I nee...

 Hi, The third failed attempt to enter a password show a code of 8 digits on the screen, can generate the release: https://bios-pw.org/

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Locked for Admin/Power passwor. I tried F-11 - doesnt work either. The disable code is 68421704 Any help? thanks











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A:HP Pavillion dv6 locked on Admin/Pwer password

@RogerBo? Enter    77589320 Regards, DP-K

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I have only one user account in the login screen. Recently, when I try to log in after my laptop has gone to power saver mode my password is rejected (initial login @ startup is not a problem). I try multiple times being very careful and it always gets rejected, every time, for 3 days now. It says "locked" under my account icon, above the password entry field. I hit the "switch user" button and the screen refreshes showing my icon and says "logged on" above the password entry field. I can then successfully enter my password (excatly the same as I did before) and it is accepted. CAP LOCK is off! Nothing changes accept the word "locked" changes to "logged on".

What is happening and how can I get rid of this annoying feature/bug. I have not installed new software. I already changed my account password to see if that would help. I also deleted the ASP.net account. Neither one did anything. After reading I probably should have keep the ASP.net account...

Help with this new login problem on resuming from sleep mode would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

A:Login locked until i switch user

Welcome
try a system restore from a few days before the problem
System Restore

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I am running Windows 7 64bit, 32GB Ram, Dual 10 core processors.

All accounts on the box will randomly get locked out. This lockout is occurring "at least on the surface" with no repeated log-on attempts or no repeated bad password entries. Simply press a keyboard or move the mouse to unlock the system, enter password and it says account is locked out. I attempt to switch users and it says that account is locked out also. Every user and Admin account on the box is locked.

This behavior is randomly happening. I have not been able to duplicate the problem.

Password complexity is enabled and it has a file the password is measured against
Number of bad retries attempted is set at 3
An administrator must unlocked the account once it is locked.

Again, this box is not a part of a Domain, thus no domain controller is controlling the user account.

A:Stand-Alone System all User and Admin Accounts are locked out

Could you fill in your system specs completely.
Use one or both of these tutorials.

By Brink:

System Info - See Your System Specs

By Kari:

Speccy - Publish Snapshot of your System Specs

Is this computer at work under the control of a I.T. Department?

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Greetings!

I have done a bunch of reading and I was able to gain temporary access to my Task Manager Screen. However, I can not get to my CMD line, my file search function is also disabled. Also, I can not shut the machine down properly.

I have followed the five steps and I am including my logs. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,

Tim

Deckard's System Scanner v20071014.68
Run by Timothy Sauer on 2007-12-03 13:47:52
Computer is in Normal Mode.
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

-- System Restore --------------------------------------------------------------

Successfully created a Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point.


-- Last 5 Restore Point(s) --
87: 2007-12-03 18:47:59 UTC - RP464 - Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point
86: 2007-12-03 18:44:05 UTC - RP463 - Software Distribution Service 3.0
85: 2007-12-03 18:43:12 UTC - RP462 - Installed Windows Defender
84: 2007-12-03 18:40:03 UTC - RP461 - Software Distribution Service 3.0
83: 2007-12-02 22:33:13 UTC - RP460 - System Checkpoint


-- First Restore Point --
1: 2007-09-04 21:45:59 UTC - RP378 - System Checkpoint


Backed up registry hives.
Performed disk cleanup.



-- HijackThis Clone ------------------------------------------------------------


Emulating logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 2007-12-03 13:50:27
Platform: Windows XP Service Pack 2 (5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer (6.00.2900... Read more

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I have 2 user accounts on my desktop, I can get into 1 of them, this 1 is the second user, my main account will not come up, then I get a message "User account service unable to logon" or similar. No passwords are on either user accounts. Can anyone help me. Thanks

A:User Account Problem Locked

Follow this tutorial and see if that fixes the problem.

The User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded.

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I have W8.1 and have the login password turned off but I know there's a login password lurking on the system because I set it and don't have it written down. Is there a way to "uncover" what the password is?
Again, I'm NOT locked out ..... I just don't want that password to stay unknown.

Thx

A:Login password - not locked out but it's lurking

Hello Flavioguy, and welcome to Eight Forums.

Is this for a local account or a Microsoft account?

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