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how to reset windows password on my Acer s1001

Q: how to reset windows password on my Acer s1001

My netbook acer s1001 boot menu won't function, i tried to restart and hold shift for factory setting rest also won't function. anybody her will me...thank you in advance..

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HI I have an acer one 10 s1001. suddenly the os is not booting up. while powering on the Acer boot screen is displayed after which the screen stays blank. Please help me out!!!

A:HI I have an acer one 10 s1001. suddenly the os is...

 I'm not very familiar with Windows tablets, but it could be the HDD or the memory went bad or a hardware fault on the motherboard. It doesn't seem to have any way to reset the battery short of disconnecting it. Try unplugging it and holding the power button down for 30 seconds. If you know a reputable shop that offers free estimates, I would take it there. It looks like the memory isn't replacable.It's pretty easy to open.

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Is there some back door way to reset the Windows 7 on an Acer netbook?
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A:Acer Netbook Windows 7 Password Reset

Hi we do not offer help with password issues please see the forum rules http://www.techsupportforum.com/foru...ork&page=rules
she should go back to whoever set it up and get them to sort it (for FREE)

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Hello everyone,
 
I forgot my bios password from my v5-551. There is no 
access possible to the F keys except F2. Besides that i
also have no Access to windows or Linux. When i don't
press anything the screen will stay on the acer logo.
I already know the bios password is stored in EEPROM, 
so removing the battery wil not work. Yesterday i found
a service manual for the v5-571there is some very usefull
information in here, but my device is to different from this
571. Does any one have a v5-551 service manual or know the same steps 
for my mainboard. Thanks for all your help! 
 
Grz,
 

A:Acer V5-551 Bios password reset

Dutchv5,
 
I sent you a PM in regards to this that should help.

http://community.acer.com/t5/V-and-VN-Series-Laptops/Acer-V5-551-Bios-password-reset/td-p/394573/jump-to/first-unread-message
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A:how to reset password for Acer laptop

It is against Forum rules to help with circumventing passwords.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f320/how-to-reset-password-for-acer-laptop-715753.html
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Any assistance is greatly appreciated.
 

A:Acer BIOS password reset

And you do know the passwords? Or are you battling unknown passwords?
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/acer-bios-password-reset.68327/
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Hello everyone,
 
I forgot my bios password from my v5-551. There is no 
access possible to the F keys except F2. Besides that i
also have no Access to windows or Linux. When i don't
press anything the screen will stay on the acer logo.
I already know the bios password is stored in EEPROM, 
so removing the battery wil not work. Yesterday i found
a service manual for the v5-571there is some very usefull
information in here, but my device is to different from this
571. Does any one have a v5-551 service manual or know the same steps 
for my mainboard. Thanks for all your help! 
 
Grz,
 

A:Acer V5-551 Bios password reset

Dutchv5,
 
I sent you a PM in regards to this that should help.

http://community.acer.com/t5/V-and-VN-Series-Laptops/Acer-V5-551-Bios-password-reset/td-p/394573
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A:How do I reset my Acer Laptop Bios Password

Ok sorry guys I did not see all the forum rules appling to hacking or Bios recovery... so I would withdraw my post if I knew how lol ... Thanks again I'll keep Searching ( freaking Acer wants me to pay 100.00 dollars for a reset ! )... Pseudo2010

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regards
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A:Acer Extensa 5220 reset bios password

Hi ashvin,
Here is a link that should be able to help you. How to Reset Bios Password Or Remove Bios Password On CMOS Battery. How are you doing?
Regards,
Gil777t

http://www.vistax64.com/general-discussion/272823-acer-extensa-5220-reset-bios-password.html
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A laptop BIOS password is a security feature and is not easily removed. Contact the manufacturer and be prepared to prove ownership.

http://www.computing.net/answers/windows-vista/acer-aspire-7730-bios-password-reset/13721.html
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Dear Customer, Welcome to HP Support Forum and we are glad to assist you. It looks like you're not sure of the Windows Login Password for your Notebook.We will surely assist you with this. Please find the explanation as shown below for this scenario:If you've forgotten your Windows password and you're on a domain, you should contact your system administrator to reset your password. If you're not on a domain, you can reset your password by using a password reset disk or by using an administrator account. If you forget the administrator password and don't have a password reset disk or another administrator account, you won't be able to reset the password. If there are no other user accounts on the computer, you won't be able to log on to Windows and will need to re-install Windows. Note: Please reply to this post and let us know if you have setup any Security Questions during the Product Registration  Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,K N R K

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Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks.

A:Can't log in windows 7 even with the right password and been reset the password in ad

I recommend posting here:
Windows 7 Help Forums
since it's not a Vista problem.

http://www.vistax64.com/general-discussion/301922-cant-log-windows-7-even-right-password-been-reset-password-ad.html
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Please post the model number of your computer. From your spec I assume it is still an Acer but we need the number in order to be sure we give you the correct reset procedure. I trust you realise you will lose everything of your own and be back to the as bought condition.Very often slowness is due to malware. I would recommend you first run these three free programs in the order given, rather than going straight for reset:AdwCleaner:http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/dow...(blue Download button near top - not anything else on the page).Download and "Save" the file somewhere. Go to the saved file then double click it to run the program. Use the "Scan" button, followed by the "Cleaning" button.Junkware Removal Tool (JRT)http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/dow...(blue Download button near top - not anything else on the page).Download and "Save" the file somewhere. Go to the saved file then double click it to run JRT. It might appear to have stopped at times or flash the screen but sit tight until it has finished.MalwareBytes:http://filehippo.com/download_malwa...(green Download button top right - not anything else on the page)Install and Run the program but before doing its Scan go to "Settings > Detection and Protection" and put a checkmark in "Scan for rootkits". Quarantine anything it finds. If any of them find anything, please copy/paste the logs on here because even if the symptoms are cured you are likely to still have things lurking around that require further cleaning.Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanksmessage edited by Derek

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A:Acer Switch 10 SW05-011 reset Windows 10 stuck on ...

yes, i forgot to tell you, you need AC charger connected to use devices that need more voltage/ampere to work. by the way, are you successfully reset your windows 10 now? if so, first thing to do:http://us.acer.com/ac/en/US/content/drivers/5687;-;SW5-011 click on BIOS tab and download/install the latest versionclick on Drivers tab and download/install Intel Platform driversclick on Applications tab and download/install Quick Access then select windows 8.1 as operating systemclick on Patch, download/install patch D12 for you keyboard dock

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A:Reset Password in Windows 7

Would you list the model of Compaq you have please? There are all kinds of tutorials on how to do this if you Google it. The easiest way to reset your user account password for Windows at this point is to create whats called a Live CD (or USB stick).Then you would boot into this Live CD and follow the instructions to reset the password.You will need access to another computer and download the software to create the Live CD. There are several Linux based programs that do this but I like Lazesoft.I learned of Lazesoft Recover My Password through watching Britec09 who does tech tutorials on Youtube. Lazesoft makes the process easy and you wont need to know command prompts.The downloaded software will also setup and install to a CD or usb without you having to install anything extra. Just follow the prompts. The best part is it has a free edition just for removing the password.Go to this link to read about it.How to burn the Windows password recovery CD.How to reset your forgotten password. Not knowing what computer you have,  I would guess tapping the F9 key at startup will get you to the boot option screen to boot from your new Live CD or USB. If you need further help, let me know.

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A:cannot reset windows password

Hi and Welcome to TSF!

We can not assist with passwords due to forum rules.

Please read the forum rules before posting again: http://www.techsupportforum.com/foru...ork&page=rules

Your only option would be to factory restore the entire PC:

How to Factory Restore your Computer

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First off, I don't have any flash drives on hand. And why would I need one to re-set the password?

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A:Reset Windows 7 password

Here at TSF we cannot assist with bypassing passwords.

TSF Rules

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A:Keep having to reset Windows XP Password

Welcome to TSG....

Let's find out if it is an infection.

To download HJTsetup.exe from SpyKiller To Download HijackThis go to the following at the File Repository
Click on the button for Download to the right of HijackThis Self Installer:

http://www.thespykiller.co.uk/index.php?action=tpmod;dl=item5

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/keep-having-to-reset-windows-xp-password.556685/
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I just bought an Acer Aspire laptop running Windows 7 to replace a 12 yo desk top running XP.
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A:Reset Password in Windows 7

Sorry it is against forum rules to help with password retrieval or reset.

maybe the caps lock was on when you set up the password?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/reset-password-in-windows-7.872575/
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A:Windows XP Pro Password Reset

When we remove a password we require proof of ownership. Why not suggest taking it to a computer shop?

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/420504/windows-xp-pro-password-reset/
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A:Windows 7 Password Reset

I am sorry, but we cannot help with password avoidance. I hope you can understand that we cannot verify the circumstances behind such a request and any help we might offer could assist those performing illegal activities.

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A:windows 7 password reset

Hi wallytech welcome to TSF,

i am sorry we can not help with password problems. contact the manufacture.
forum rules

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A:Windows password reset

The first password you enter will be the administrator password

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I've used the "chntpw" boot disk on Windows XP through 7, and according to this article it will work on Windows 8 as well:
 
http://www.vodusoft.com/blog/how-to-use-chntpw-to-reset-windows-8-password/
 
Let me know if you have any issues! Unless you have access to another Windows admin account on that computer, or a friend with a Windows 8 computer that you can make a recovery disk on, your only option is a third party app like above.
 
Here's how to do it if you can get a Windows 8 recovery disk: http://reboot.pro/topic/17872-reset-a-windows-8-password-without-using-any-third-party-software/

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/546345/reset-windows-8-password/
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Hi happygirlsoon, and welcome to TSG.



The last time I checked, Windows 7 allowed you to create password recovery on floppy disc or on a USB flash drive, not burn to any kind of CD or DVD.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/password-reset-disc-windows-7.970630/
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Have you tried pressing F11 at the startup HP logo?If the HP recovery partition is intact, this option will allow you to reset your PC to factory settings. Please note, Doing this will delete everything from the Hard Drive of the PC so if you saved something on the PC in the past, it will all be gone. 

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Method two here should work - Reset User Account Password - Vista Forums

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How can you log in if you don't know the password for your user account?

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Due to Forum rules, we cannot assist or circumvent Passwords.
Did you try leaving it blank? If that doesn't work, you will have to reinstall.

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A:Reset Password in Windows Vista

There are utilities such as Offline NT that can reset passwords. It might be easier to just boot into Recovery and reinstall Windows if you don't have files you don't won't to lose. Recovery will reset the laptop back to factory state. To launch Recovery, start tapping or holding the F11 key immediately after powering on the laptop. 

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Sorry but this from TSG site rules:
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Very interest posting. Thank you for this detailed description and useful links.
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Quote: Originally Posted by nuflia


hi
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A:Re: How to reset / recover forgotten Windows password

Hi mate

Thanks for this posting.
I think it could be useful for other users who forget the Windows password and don?t want to reinstall the whole OS again.

Greetings

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Hi nicolette7202!!


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welcome

this forum does not help with password issues

sorry

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Change the password again and see if that resets the automatic MS email.
 

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What happened prior to this?

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