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HP Pavilion HP windows reset WITHOUT admin username and pass

Q: HP Pavilion HP windows reset WITHOUT admin username and pass

Hi,

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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Afternoon,

Having recently (today) inherited my company's IT support role (Without any real training / qualifications ) I'm coming across a number of small issues, one of which is the following:

All machines at my company are independently managed by their own (local) Administrator account, across the board the Username and Pass to access the Admin account is the same... except for a single machine.

It seems this machine has a differing password to the other machines, unfortunately the previous administrator is no longer contactable, I however require access to the administrator account. To the best of my knowledge he didn't set-up a Password Reset Disk either.

I've read about various 3rd party tools which can enable the resetting of the Administrator Password but am loathe to try them without first hand confirmation of their validity etc (On my head be it and so forth)

Is there any method to determine what the Admin pass may be, or should I plump for a 3rd party tool to aid in the resetting of the pass? If so, does anyone have any suggestions for which to use?

If it makes any difference, the machines are networked to a Mac Xserve server - though as I understand it, I wont be able to access locally stored passwords through the server itself?

Many thanks for any light that can be shed upon this issue

Mike
 

A:How to reset an Admin Password without Pass. Reset Disk

Sorry but this from TSG site rules:
"- 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".
 

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Strange and hopefully small problem -

(From a remote desktop session) I changed my windows username (ex from kurt to dan) I didn't change the password.

When I rebooted the computer, the new username dan appears, but when I enter the old password, it says "incorrect password".

So I switch to other user, and type in kurt (old name) and pass, it works and logs in - but shows my new name dan in the start menu etc...

I don't think the remote desktop session had anything to do with it.

I just wanted to change my username from kurt to dan, but something went wrong somehow..

Thoughts appreciated

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Hi I have a HP Pavilion G6, it is currently requesting an administrative password or power on password. I cannot seem to get in the laptop or bypass this issue. please help  the code appearing is 53630293

A:HP pavilion g6 password bios Admin reset

@HannahVictoria Enter   42798815

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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!











Solved!
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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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The firm in which I work has a Lenovo PC with Windows 10 installed. There are two user profiles on the computer, the admin and another normal account without administration rights. We have only the password of the account without administrator rights.

The network administrator had left the company surprisingly in without giving the administrator password of the PC and we cannot contact him anymore.

Now we want to install another programme and we cannot do this without an administrator account.

I disabled secure boot and have tried to boot the PC with an Linux USB Stick, but it do not boot from the stick.

Any suggestion how I either can reset the password of the administrator account or create an new account with administrator rights.

A:Windows 10 admin password reset or new account with admin rights

Although there may be techniques to recover a lost password it is forum policy that we do not discuss these here - your best bet would be to visit a local security specialist and get them to recover/reset it for you - and a change to the policy for the replacement admin may be a good idea, I always wrote a list of all passwords and stored it with the Managing Director and also in a fireproof safe

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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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Hey everyone, i have had a virus that totally locks me out of the desktop. Therefore i go to advanced boot options and click repair computer and now a window popped up saying"system Recovery options".. i have a few usernames (5, however one says Mcx1 )and i dont have a password? any ways to recover this without using the desktop?? SOS

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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.

http://www.sevenforums.com/misc.php?do=showrules

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

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Have been having issues with my HP dv2 for months now, it loads slowly like 20 to 45min.... It just hangs at Windows logo screen have reseated the ram, cleaned the board against dust, changed HDD, now I don't know what to do. Help pls

A:Pavilion dv2 won't boot pass Windows logo

Hi,Did you try clean install of Windows 7 in the new HDD?Did you change any BIOS settings before this happened?Can you try replace CMOS/RTC battery with a new one and see if issue is resolved.RegardsVisruth

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My m8s pc has suddenly stopped allowing on to sites where he needs a username and password. As soon as he enters the details he gets this error

"Forbidden
You were denied access because:
Access denied by access control list"

He hasnt knowingly changed anything but it does look like a setting has been changed to me.

One of the sites is his blusq betting and they say everthing is fine at there end.

Thanx
 

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Hi
I use Win7 build 7201, but it has a problem.i have Created internet connection ( ADSL ) and i have put username and password for My connection, but when i disconnect it, and want to connect again, i have to type username and password again. i suppose that this leak can't save username & password for internet connection or other places.

A:os can't save username & pass for internet connection

this is a known bug with builds above 7100. in fact, there is a post just a few spots below yours that has a solution in it. the search function would probably have brought you right to it...

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-i...-internet.html

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hello. I need your support due to I forgot my username and pass during BELKIN netcam hd configuration. After that i could not set another and it asks me each time that i try to reconfigure it, the device is a NetCam HD Model F7d7602
 

A:Belkin f7d7602 username and pass forgot

Surely there is a way to reset the device to factory default settings, which gives you the default username/password.
 

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I have a desktop, and a laptop, both running XP Pro. I can get them set up to where I have an identical account set up on each one(in other words, there is user1/password1 on the desktop and user1/password1 on the laptop, identical). This works fine, the two machines see other and can share, etc. I am just wondering if there is any way at all to get around XP's requirement of having to have identical accounts on the two machines? I.E., is there any way to make it so there is an account on the desktop, 'desktopuser/desktoppassword', and from my laptop, on a DIFFERENT user account, 'laptopuser/laptoppassword', connect to the desktop's shares by entering the 'desktopuser/desktoppassword' when prompted?

I hope that question made sense. It's just a pain in the *** having to have matching accounts on every machine you want to share.
 

A:Trying to have two XP machines share with each other without matching username/pass..

You shouldn't have to have identical accounts, actually you can't have identical accounts. The SID will still be different.
If both machines are visible to each other now, then all you have to do is attempt to access a shared file or directory, and you should get prompted with a username and password. You will have to type in computer\username and password (pay close attention to the direction of the slash). This is the remote computer wanting user credentials of a local user who has permission to access the files or directory you are trying to get to.

Desktop has share
Laptop wants access
From Laptop attempt to access share
Once prompted, provide username and password of local user for desktop
Now from Laptop you should have access to share on desktop
and vice versa

Hope this helps.
Good Luck
 

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Hey guys, i have this problem..
whenever i connect to the internet, there will be this popup..
filost.com/../ then what makes it worst is that, my password and username change automatically!!! what happen???

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 12:46:00 AM, on 5/7/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\S24EvMon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ZCfgSvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\carpserv.exe
C:\Program Files\Apoint\Apoint.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exe
C:\Program Files\ICQLite\ICQLite.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\usbn.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\ctfmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\AdvTools\NPROTECT.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\RegSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Apoint\Apntex.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\RoamMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Switching\User\RoamSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft AntiSpyware\gcasDtServ.exe
C:\Program Fi... Read more

A:Popup of Filost.com/../ pass&username change auto?

Please print out or copy this page to Notepad. Make sure to work through the fixes in the exact order it is mentioned below. If there's anything that you don't understand, ask your question(s) before proceeding with the fixes. You should 'not' have any open browsers when you are following the procedures below.

Go to My Computer->Tools/View->Folder Options->View tab and make sure that 'Show hidden files and folders' (or 'Show all files') is enabled. Also make sure that 'Display the contents of system folders' is checked. If you have Windows XP, the search feature is a little different. When you click on 'All files and folders' on the left pane, click on the 'More advanced options' at the bottom. Make sure that 'Search system folders', 'Search hidden files and folders', and 'Search subfolders' are checked.

For the options that you checked/enabled earlier, you may uncheck them after your log is clean. If we ask you to fix a program that you use or want to keep, please post back saying that (we don't know every program that exists, so we may tell you to delete a program that we think is bad to keep).

Reboot into Safe Mode by hitting the F8 key until menu shows up. In some systems, this may be the F5 key, so try that if F8 doesn't work. Make sure to close any open browsers. Go into HijackThis->Config->Misc. Tools->Open process manager. Select the following and click 'Kill process' for each one if they are still listed (they shouldn't be - bu... Read more

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Hey. Out of all of my computer experience i have never heard of or seen this problem.

I downloaded windows upgrade advisor on my laptop and ran it. It said that I was able to run windows 7. So i installed it using usb because my laptop only has a cd drive, not a dvd drive. After installing it and it prompted me that it was going to restart and it did but when it came on again, it skipped all of the setup process such as entering username, computer name, password, my preferences for updates, and product key. it went straight to a screen asking me for a username and password......... i never created one so it's kind of difficult to get past that screen. haha.

i never altered installation files or anything I just used diskpart to set up the usb drive and then just transfered the files diectly from the windows dvd to the usb using another computer. =\

Any help would be greatly appreciated. =P

Thanks in advance!
Jon

A:Clean Install never asked me for username/pass/product key etc..

Thats not a regular win7 disk. Its a modded one, probably with an answer file (autounattend.xml) that did all that work for you. Even in 3rd party tools like RT7lite theres an unattend option that automates steps like user creation, product key and regional settings.

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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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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3230M CPU @ 2.60GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 58 Stepping 9
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 8084 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics 4000, -1984 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 671 GB (580 GB Free); D: 23 GB (2 GB Free);
Motherboard: Hewlett-Packard, 1971
Antivirus: Kaspersky Total Security, Enabled and Updated
 

A:admin username

When I try to un-install a program using control panel, I get the error message ?admin username or password is incorrect?. Since my correct username ?Ron? automatically appears? I tried entering what

I believe to be my many different passwords I have used over time and all were rejected. There is no option I could find in control panel where I can request a new password and so I have run out of things to do.

I would very much appreciate it if you would get back to me and let me know if you can help me.
Thanks

Ron Boyce
 

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Hi Everyone!
 

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3230M CPU @ 2.60GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 58 Stepping 9
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 8084 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics 4000, -1984 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 698 GB (664 GB Free);
Motherboard: Hewlett-Packard, 1971
Antivirus: Kaspersky Total Security, Enabled and Updated
 

A:admin username

How do I change my admin username to rboyce?
Thanks
Ron
 

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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
 

A:admin pass

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Hello Experts,

I am looking forward for your help. I have Dell inspiron 15R. Its a new machine & I am having two accounts i.e. Admin & User Account. I forget the password for Admin account. User account was created for normal day to day work.

Can you please suggest me how I can reset the windows 8 admin password. I tried to find solution in google but the given solution involves to pay for software to do so. Is there any other way (i.e. Free) work around to resolve my problem?

Thanks,
Amit
 

A:Reset Admin Password in Windows 8

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Hello, I'm new here. Found the forums via searching for my problem. Yes, I know it's listed on the forums several times, but none of those solutions fix my problem.

All I need to do is reset the admin password on my computer. I only have a limited access account. I have tried every available program on the net. None of the linux based ones will see my hard drive, even with the correct drivers. The hash getting ones say the password is too secure to unscramble.

I do not have access to another machine, nor can I use my burner because i dont have access according to windows (limited account). So some of them I can't use because I can't make a bootable CD. However, I did get a friend to make me 3 of them, including the emergency boot disk and it crashes near the beginning with some kind of resource conflict.

Is there any other way short of formatting? I really don't want to have to do that. I also don't have any Windows XP cd's. Perhaps I can get ahold of one. I know I can install xp in another dir and logon to that install via recovery console to replace the sam file with the one from the repair dir. I just don't have access to a windows XP cd at the moment. Was hoping there was something I haven't tried yet.

If there is any way anyone knows of to change a limited account to admin status that would work also. That is really all I want to do, give myself admin on my own computer. It used to be that way but... Read more

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hi

i have an hp windows 8.1 laptop. have forgotten the admin password. there is another account on laptop which allows me to logon but does not have admin rights.

A:windows 8.1 admin password reset

You could try following the instructions here http://www.eightforums.com/user-acco...tml#post420984

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Hi, if you had the same irritating problem as me then read on
When I bought my PC with XP preinstalled the main admin account was "user" and I was new to XP 6 months ago so took a few days to get used to it but after a few days I renamed the admin from "user" to "mark" but noticed that my documents folder was still named user, try renaming that folder and it won't let you, I honestly nearly got to the point of reinstalling xp (bear in my I wouldn't know how) I googled for solutions and all I got where mad suggestions which seemed far beyond my knowledge but glanced through an old mag today and my prob was solved if you do it create a restore point as always, open regedit, then "Hkey_local_machine", then "software" then "microsoft" then "windows NT" then click "currentversion" and click the keys "registered organisation" and "registered owner" to change, job done, no probs for me and I hate messing with settings good luck and hope i've helped someone
 

A:Nice little Tip R.E. admin username

Create a new user in User Accounts in Control Panel called Mark (Administrator privlidged)
Log off, then log on to the new user - Mark

This will fix your documents folder to:C:\Documents and Settings\Mark\My Documents

The Windows registered owner can be changed by many tweak tools, or by the manual registry editing (Warning manually changeing/editing the original installed owner name can stop some programs from working or updating, including all Security updates (that have the original installation name attached)

I see "User" commonly on newly installed Windows computers. I've always preferred "WindowsXp" (no spaces) on an Xp install; and "Vista" on a Vista install.
User sounds horrible, not sure why many companies use this as the standard install logon name.
 

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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 ,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.
Ed.

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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I am having to work from home due to COVID-19 and I am trying to download Internet security and VMware on my laptop. Every time I try to download or install anything it asks me for admin user name and password but I don't know it and don't know how to find out what it is! Please help
 

A:Admin username and password

Sorry.
I know times are getting tough with COVID-19.

But, TSG has established rules about not helping with passwords.
You need to ask your IT people at your place of work for passwords.

https://forums.techguy.org/help/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 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 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 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.

Jerry

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

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:
http://www.petri.co.il/forgot_administrator_password.htm
 

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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.

Louis

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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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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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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.

Eg.

Code:
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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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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hello.a few months ago my brother install win 10 to my laptop.i don't know which name choose but in user folder i see in
user folder in admin folder account the user name ''nikol''.yesterday i reinstall win 10 using media creation.i choose during installion a different name.but installation is finished i saw that the user name ''niko'' remain.i don't remember anything problem
like that in win 8-8.1.is a bug?can i rename user name of admin folder?

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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

SOMEONE HELP ME PLZ

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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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Hello.

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:
http://www.winxptutor.com/wsaremove.htm

(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.

Hi,

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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Hello,

I work as a personal assistant for an older gentleman who has an HP desktop he got at Best Buy running Vista. My own pc has XP and my ability to help him is limited by the major differences in OS.

We think his pc may have been compromised by a botnet. I believe I have removed the files they were using, but one problem remains. The administrative account bears his name; however, there is another name, "rachel", which appears to be appended to or substituted for his name in various places. For instance, there is a "C:\users\rachel", but some of the contents thereof are his own desktop and so forth. When I go to control panel\user accounts, the only profile listed is his own, under his name. It seems that I cannot remove the user rachel without removing his personal data.

There is another file, (I believe it's) "C:\users\rachel\local settings\apps\roaming" which contains a lot of shortcuts to apps he has never heard of.

What I wish to know is, is there one central place where I can change all references to "rachel" or "boss's name/rachel" to his name only?

I would also like to make sure that the username rachel has no permissions for anything and no further access. If it were my computer, I would simply sit in front of it teasing out the tentacles and looking things up when necessary, but I don't think he wants to pay me for the hours that would take. I'm afraid Vista is sufficiently different fro... Read more

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My daughter-in-law was using my older laptop and changed the admin password but cannot remember what she changed it to.  My grandson needs to use it for his homework but we cannot connect his printer without an admin user account to provide authorization
for installs.  How can I recover or change the admin password?

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1. I downloaded a trial version of I See Password Windows Password Recovery Pro and want to know if there is another software or method tha can reset the password better and easier. 2. Also I am using a HP 15-f033wn laptop and cannot seem to boot from a bootable CD/DVD ROM. I've changed the boot order but still the bootable CD/DVD will not boot In the older days one would use +/- to change the order. 3. Last question if the BIOS supports a bootable USB flash drive does the flash drive have to be bootable or created with a bootable OS or software like Linux ?

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Hi all,I hope someone might have an idea on how to proceed here. Im working in a company where the IT department is run by the 3 Stooges and hence the overall "service" is more like a free theater show when interested in wasting time.Having said that, I have my work laptop at home with full Admin Access and my own user profile. The laptop is a HP 640 G2 which was set up via fingerscan for me to log on (into the user profile). Since this laptop (which i also dislike alot for various reasons) stopped accepting the fingerscan (and subsequently fingerscan turned out to be fully broken hardware wise) Im not able to log into my User Profile. The password that has been set up for it was done once as out of requirement when we got them but never used and hence forgotten.The IT department has no clue or idea how to fix this remotely but I have the full access of the computer with admin rights, im able to go manually into my user profile folder and so on, so my question is, how can I reset the password? In theory, I should be able by going into Control Panel and User Accounts but my user profile is not on the same domain as the admin access and the userprofile is not listed within the user accounts.Admin is based on the computer domain name (like lpw1234-/admin) and my user profile is on the "office" domain, which by default required just my username with no previous domain name (like office/user).Could someone tell me how I can reset the user password for that profile?Thanks alot... Read more

A:Windows 7 Pro 64-bit - USER PASSWORD Reset - with Admin Access

Sounds to me like the entire situation is the responsibilty of the entity IT dept.  It possesses the means, at the very least, of just providing you with a system...or changing profile passwords for you.  Since this is the property of a business entity...with an IT department...it's up to them to resolve it.
 
My two cents...
 
Louis

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