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Forgot Admin password - how to reset laptop

Q: Forgot Admin password - how to reset laptop

Hi, very stupidly I have forgotten the admin password for a laptop and don't have it written down anywhere. 
 
However there is no data on the laptop that I need to retrieve as I had only recently wiped it. 
 
I have these discs :
 
Four of these :
 

 
And one of these :
 

 
 
I also have the OS product Key... 
 
So I'm just wondering what the general method is for this as I've never done it before? 
 
Thanks

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A: Forgot Admin password - how to reset laptop

If You mean the Windows Password, Given that You  indicate no data to be saved. Just boot off of the Disk 1 of the 1 of 4 and follow the onscreen instructions. Those disks will restore it back to the condition it was in when You bought it.
 
Good Luck
Roger

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Thanks in advance!

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A:I forgot my password and had to reset laptop

Michael510 Hello;Allow me to welcome you to the HP forums!I read your post about problems resetting your laptop and wanted to help -- but need more information. If you can, please follow the directions in this link to find the detailed product number of your PC: http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03754824?jumpid=reg_r1002_usen_c-001_title_r0001If that is not possible, then look for a sticker on the PC that includes the product number and post that here.  If the battery is removable, the sticker is likely to be in the battery compartment. I see you're running Win10.  Did the PC come preinstalled with Win10? Or, did you upgrade it from a prior OS to Win10?  If you did the upgrade, how long ago was that, and what was the prior OS? If there was a prior OS, were you trying to reset it to the prior OS, or were you trying to reset it to Win10? We can proceed once you provide the information.Thanks

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A:Forgot the admin password for my Windows 8 dell laptop

Hirens boot cd... There's tool to reset it

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/561011/forgot-the-admin-password-for-my-windows-8-dell-laptop/
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A:Dell laptop reset bios admin password

U will have to do, a chip reset.
Coz i also keep trying those ideas with the latitude application but it failed, but when i did the chip reset, thing worked out exactly how i wanted them.
All the best

Cheers
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A:Forgot Admin Password, as well as BIOS boot up password

Hi and welcome to TSF

I am sorry but forum rules prohibits us from helping with forgotten passwords.

A link to our rules can be found at the top of every page.

This post is closed.

BG

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Enter the computer's serial number in the following link to generate a key.http://bios-pw.org/P.S. Dosnt work in all cases.

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Also, Is there a way to change your MAC adress?
 

A:Forgot Router log-in password/Wifi password, Cannot be Reset (As in; not going to)

As I think that you already know, the solution is to reset the router to factory defaults. When you reconfigure it tape the pertinent account/password/encryption key information to the bottom of the router.

Some ISPs track the MAC Address of the device connected to the modem. It is perfectly fine and easily done to clone the registered MAC address to the router's WAN to avoid having to call the ISP. There is no other need that I know of to change a MAC Address.

Other than the above advice your thread is subject to our password rule:

Passwords - Please do not ask for assistance with forgotten passwords and/or bypassing them. As there is no way to verify the actual situation and/or intentions, no assistance will be provided and any such threads will be closed.Click to expand...

I will leave the thread open for now in case you have trouble with the reset or finding the user guide.
 

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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?

http://www.tenforums.com/user-accounts-family-safety/37732-system-error-5-no-admin-rights-lost-admin-password-cant-reset.html
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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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A:Please Help! Forgot Admin Password!

Welcome to TSG....

At the present time we are unable to assist with anything to do with Passwords for anything, basically because of the fact that we can not determine the owenership of the computer and the fact that this is a security matter. Please read the Tech Support Guy rules below:

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A:i have forgot my password for admin

try option 1:http://superuser.com/questions/952206/reset-windows-8-1-administrator-password to boot from DVD, enter BIOS pressing Del at boot, once in BIOS, enable F12 boot menu, then press F10 to save and exit.when it reboots press F12 at boot and select DVD as bootable device.

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A:Forgot my Admin Password

The forum rules include:

Passwords - Please do not ask for assistance with forgotten passwords and/or bypassing them. As there is no way to verify the actual situation and/or intentions, no assistance will be provided and any such threads will be closed.Click to expand...
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/forgot-my-admin-password.903792/
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A:Forgot admin password

I am sorry to hear that.
You can reset password with  a password reset disk, which is a recommended way. If you have no disk, you can reset password by another workable admin account, just login as the workable admin account, go to User Account and change the locked account password. You can use a Windows password recovery tool if these two ways can't work for you, please choose a reliable one if you want. Windows Password Recovery Tool from Tenorshare is a good one, I have fixed this issue with it, you can try

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A:Forgot Admin Password Please Help!

Trinity rescue disk can fix this.

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A:Forgot admin password??

Hi welcome to tsf

Password circumvention assistance is forbidden here at TSF for the reason that we have no way to know it is the real owner. here are the rules.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/foru...ork&page=rules

Closing thread

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A:Forgot Admin Password

See the following Microsoft article:How to log on to your Windows XP-based computer if you forget your password or if your password expires

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A:Forgot Admin Password

You could try editting your Vista's registry using your Windows 7 setup in order to display the true admin account. Then use the true admin account to reset your main profile's password.

Loading a Hive:
This should explain it nicely, from Vista forums. 2nd Post. How to Enable System Administrator - Vista Forums

Resetting the password, from MS:
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A:Forgot admin password

Hi: Enter this unlock password... 47152229

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A:forgot Admin password

Hi may i know are you using windows 7, 8 or8.1 on your lap top?

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A:Help! Forgot Admin Password

Hi DeSax and welcome to BC!You might want to try to recover your password by following the instruction here.There is also another fix by Microsoft. If it doesn't help, you can always come back and let us know. There are many more other methods.

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A:Forgot Admin password

Solutions hmm..well you could remember your password? Otherwise we cannot help.

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A:forgot admin password

sorry no password help
please read the rules

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

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A:Re: Forgot admin password

You have to take the system disabled code you got from the PC and enter it in the box at the link below so it generates a unique passcode for your specific PC. There would be a one in 10,000 chance that any of the unlock passcodes you see would work on your PC. https://bios-pw.org/  

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A:Forgot Admin password.

Follow this tutorial.

Reset User Account Password

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A:Forgot Admin Password

Don't put in a password and click Enter. What happens? Other than that we cannot offer any suggestions as it is against forum rulesSorryNo subject matter will be allowed whose purpose is to defeat existing copyright or security measures. If a user persists and/or the activity is obviously illegal the staff reserves the right to remove such content and/or ban the user. This would also mean encouraging the use or continued use of pirated software is not permitted, and subject to the same consequences.Topic is closed

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A:I forgot my admin password.

When prompted for password try 47099988

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A:Forgot my admin password

Here is a tutorial to reset your password.

Reset User Account Password

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A:Forgot admin password

unfortunately its against rules to help with passwords. your mate should have made a password recovery disk.

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A:Forgot Admin's Password...

Welcome to TSG,my pal!

Hope it will help you:

Instructions
http://home.eunet.no/~pnordahl/ntpasswd/bootdisk.html
image files
http://ntpass.blaa.net/bd011022.zip (1.4MB - Bootdisk image, date 011022)
http://ntpass.blaa.net/sc011022.zip (~700KB) - SCSI-drivers (011022)
This is a utility to (re)set the password of any user that has a valid (local) account on your NT system, by modifying the crypted password in the registrys SAM file.
http://home.eunet.no/~pnordahl/ntpasswd/
image writer
http://home.eunet.no/~pnordahl/ntpasswd/rawrite2.zip

Another one
Change administrator password on NT/2000, without knowing it!!! Bootdisk...
http://www.thomasmathiesen.com/itak/html/software.html
image file
http://www.thomasmathiesen.com/filez/sw/external/linuxbootimage.zip
image writer
http://www.thomasmathiesen.com/filez/sw/external/imagewriter.zip
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Another one
http://www.pc-pipeline.com/modules.php?op=modload&name=Downloads&file=index&req=getit&lid=6

Run it to create a boot floppy then follow the instructions. If you choose to do this then you are doing this at your own risk. Just change the admin pw and login then change the account pw's that you desire.

Make sure you have a floppy disk in the floppy drive and let the program create the boot floppy. Now restart the machine a let it boot from the floppy. Now follow what it instructs you to do.

Use it like a bootdisk.

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NTAccess can replace the administrator password of a Windows XP, Windows NT or Windows 2000 system by rebooting the computer with a special set of boot disks or CD-ROM (XP only). This is useful if you forgot the administrator password and cannot access the Windows XP/2000/NT system.
http://www.sunbeltsoftware.com/product.cfm?id=265
LC3 - The Password Auditing and Recovery Application

LC3 is the latest version of the award-winning password auditing and recovery application, L0phtCrack. It provides two critical capabilities to Windows® network administrators:
Free 15 day trial
http://www.atstake.com/research/lc3/index.html
L0phtCrack, The integrated password cracker for NT
http://www.securiteam.com/tools/L0phtCrack__The_integrated_password_cracker_for_NT.html
Locksmith
http://www.winternals.com/products/repairandrecovery/locksmith.asp

Windows XP / 2000 / NT Key is a program to reset Windows XP / 2000 / NT security if Administrator password, secure boot password or key disk is lost.
http://www.lostpassword.com/windows-xp-2000-nt.htm

Or you could, if you have a FAT32 file system, just boot to a Win98 bootdisk and rename the SAM file (registry Hive) in the C:\WINNT\system32\config folder to something else. Of course this will remove all accounts on the system and you will need to rebuild them. If you are using NTFS then boot to the Win2000 CD and do this from the Recovery console.

For XP
Windows XP Tip: Password Recovery Disk
Take preventive measures against losing user-level passwords
http://www.techtv.com/callforhelp/answerstips/story/0,24330,3356093,00.html

Courtsey:EE community​
 

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A:i have forgot my password for admin

try option 1:http://superuser.com/questions/952206/reset-windows-8-1-administrator-password to boot from DVD, enter BIOS pressing Del at boot, once in BIOS, enable F12 boot menu, then press F10 to save and exit.when it reboots press F12 at boot and select DVD as bootable device.

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We cannot help with password avoidance . . You will have to figure out what it was

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A:Forgot Admin password for XP Pro

You forgot your account password or the account named administrator. If you have an account with administrative privileges you can just reset the administrator's password with that account.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/forgot-admin-password-for-xp-pro.424854/
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A:Forgot Admin Password

Hi dfs98,

HACKING IS ILLEGAL AND WRONG! IF THIS IS NOT YOUR COMPUTER, DO NOT FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS! If this is your Windows password (when you try to log onto your account) rather than your BIOS password, go to: http://pogostick.net/~pnh/ntpasswd/ and click ?Bootdisk? at the top. Scroll down to about half-way to the download page. Download the latest CD release and extract the zip file.

Install the HP tool included with this post, start it, and select a blank memory stick. Make sure ALL data is backed up, as the memory stick will be wiped. Select FAT and type a Voulume name if you wish. Check create a DOS start up disk, and select the downloaded CD image.

Once you have made your memory stick, boot into it (you may have to change your BIOS settings) and then follow the instructions in the walkthrough provided by the site. I have included a copy of this walkthrough as a Word document. I have also listed a summary of which buttons to press. Follow these instructions exactly. This will work from NT to Windows 7, and so many options do not apply to Vista, and you will do much damage in running them.

Here is the summary (and included at the bottom of the document) :

? Enter
? Select Windows partion using numbers then enter
? Enter
? 1 then enter
? 1 then enter again
? Enter account name then enter
? 1 then enter
? ! then enter
? q then enter
? y then enter
? n then enter

I would recommend following the walkthrough, and only using the summary to check you have not missed a step. I would recommend printing off the walkthrough, though you could have it on another computer screen.

Richard

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Password Recover for XPUBCD4Win has a tool that will allow you to reset any account password, requires WinXP SP1 or SP2 to build, this will also give you full read/write access to your drives allowing you to copy any data off, remove virus's etc..Offline Password Recovery 3mb ISO fileHope these links help

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I forgot my builtin admin password and somehow my user is a standard user



Without Admin right, you need to do what shown in this post.

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A:i have forgot my password for admin

try option 1:http://superuser.com/questions/952206/reset-windows-8-1-administrator-password to boot from DVD, enter BIOS pressing Del at boot, once in BIOS, enable F12 boot menu, then press F10 to save and exit.when it reboots press F12 at boot and select DVD as bootable device.

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I try going into safe mode upon start up but it still asks for my password. I can not reset my password and need help!!

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A:PLEASE help forgot admin password and cant log in

Hello LostInVista,

Using Method Three in the tutorial below can help show you how to reset your password.

Reset User Account Password

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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A:help forgot admin password

What Operating System are you using
 

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Sorry, per the forum rules
 
No subject matter will be allowed whose purpose is to defeat existing copyright or security measures. If a user persists and/or the activity is obviously illegal the staff reserves the right to remove such content and/or ban the user. This would also mean encouraging the use or continued use of pirated software is not permitted, and subject to the same consequences.

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A:Forgot Admin Password

I wouldn't recommend Geek Squad. Find a local shop.
 

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From the Rules to which you just agreed:

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

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Lazesoft Recover My Password Home Editionhttp://www.softpedia.com/get/Securi...http://www.lazesoft.com/forgot-wind...http://www.lazesoft.com/screenshot....http://i.imgur.com/oTphnej.gifTutorialhttp://www.thewindowsclub.com/reset...recALLhttp://www.softpedia.com/get/Securi...http://www.majorgeeks.com/files/det...http://www.davescomputertips.com/re...Portable recALLhttp://www.softpedia.com/get/PORTAB...Or,1: Go into Safe Mode. Then on logon prompt, select Guest to access entry.2: Click on Start > Run, Copy & Paste > "control userpasswords2" without quotes & hit > Enter.3: Click on the on the user account whose password is forgotten & click on Reset Password.4: Enter the new password then click OK to exit. Reboot computer.Or,Obtain Windows CD (XP, Vista, 7, 8, doesn't matter process is largely the same)Here is a sample using a Vista CD.http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tut...1: Set the bios to boot from CD first.2: Boot off Windows CD into setup.3: At setup hold shift key and press F10.4: This will bring up a command window.5: In the command window type "control userpasswords2" without quotes & hit Enter.6: Highlight admin account and reset and set a new password.Or,1. Place your Windows CD in your cd-rom and start your computer ( make that the bios set to boot from CD)2. Keep your eye on the screen messages for booting to your cd. Typically, it will be ?Press any key to boot from cd?3. Once you get in, the first screen will indicate that Setup is inspecting your system and loading files.4. When you get to the Welcome to Setup screen, press ENTER to Setup Windows now5. The Licensing Agreement comes next - Press F8 to accept it.6. The next screen is the Setup screen which gives you the option to do a Repair.It should read something like ?If one of the following Windows installations is damaged, Setup can try to repair it?Use the up and down arrow keys to select your installation (if you only have one, it should already be selected) and press R to begin the Repair process.7. Let the Repair run. Setup will now check your disks and then start copying files which can take several minutes.8. Shortly after the Copying Files stage, you will be required to reboot. (this will happen automatically ? you will see a progress bar stating ?Your computer will reboot in 15 seconds?9. During the reboot, do not make the mistake of ?pressing any key? to boot from the CD again! Setup will resume automatically with the standard billboard screens and you will notice Installing Windows is highlighted.10. Keep your eye on the lower left hand side of the screen and when you see the Installing Devices progress bar, press SHIFT + F10. This is the security hole! A command console will now open up giving you the potential for wide access to your system.11. At the prompt, type NUSRMGR.CPL and press Enter. Voila! You have just gained graphical access to your User Accounts in the Control Panel.12. Now simply pick the account you need to change and remove or change your password as you prefer. If you want to log on without having to enter your new password, you can type control userpasswords2 at the prompt and choose to log on without being asked for password. After you've made your changes close the windows, exit the command box and continue on with the Repair (have your Product key handy).13. Once the Repair is done, you will be able to log on with your new password (or without a password if you chose not to use one or if you chose not to be asked for a password). Your programs and personalized settings should remain intact.

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Try the following unlock code: 48682309

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A:Forgot my admin password/bios password

@Diesel_lineman? Enter  32683427 Regards, DP-K

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hi DayDaysTech,
we can not help with password problems. forum rules

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A:I forgot my password can HP help me reset it

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A:I forgot password but didn't know to set up a password reset...

Hi, One option, if all your personal data etc is backed-up or you have nothing you need to save, would be to reset the notebook to its 'Factory Condition' and then set it up from the beginning ? if you don?t have your Recovery Media, the notebook will have shipped with a Recovery Partition which can be accessed at boot - ie shutdown the notebook, then start tapping away at f11 as soon as you power on. A full guide on this can be found on the following link. http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c04758961 Regards, DP-K

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Here, THIS site should help you. However, please use with CARE.

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A:forgot password for admin of sons pc

Hello Valgal68, and welcome to Vista Forums.

You can use Method Three in this tutorial to reset the password.

Reset User Account Password

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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A:forgot windows xp admin password!!!

Try accessing the built-in Administrator account, which should have a default password unless you changed it.

XP Pro - At the logon screen, press ctrl+alt+del twice. For the username type "Administrator" and leave the password blank. You should be able to log in and reset the password for your account.

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A:Forgot Admin password for Vista 64 Bit

This actually might be easier for me since I do have Reinstallation DVD that came with the computer.Click to expand...

boot the DVD and it should re-install

However, please re-read the forum rules, we do not support passwords here
http://www.techguy.org/rules.html

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

so closing the post
 

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I forgot my admin/power on password,please help...

A:Forgot admin/power on password

Hi @Dreamofme2,I hope you enjoy your visit to the HP Support Forums. I understand you are having an issue with the admin password. I will be glad to help you. Please follow the step from How to Recover Your Forgotten Password (Windows 8) Please keep me informed of how things went. If you require further assistance, let me know and I will gladly do all I can to help you.Please let me know if this resolves the issue by marking this post as "Accept as Solution".To simply say thanks, click the Thumbs up below!  Thanks.

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My system is dell inspiron 13 7348. My windows 10 admin account was locked. meaning i forgot the password. 
laptop does not have optical drive. i tried to boot from USB flash drive but i was unable to even boot from usb.

i tried lot of options/Softwares to unlock it but can't be able to unlock. please let me know what needs to be done to resolve the issue

A:Windows 10 admin password forgot

Hi sivakesava574,
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. However you can try out the steps offered in the link below.
http://bit.ly/1TDFWli
Note: The steps provided in the link below are not confirmed steps from Dell. Please try those steps at your own risk.

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19648344
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A:Forgot admin/bios password

Hi: Enter this unlock code... 79788928

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After spending about 20 minutes on the phone with a Microsoft consultant to only be told that due to a liabilty and privacy issue, passwords cannot be helped to be removed or changed unless I pay, I decided to see if anyone here could help me.

Heres what is happening:

1. I have not used my PC in about 7 months and completely forgot my Admin password.
2. The only other account is a Limited Account and I tried to make a password reset disc on the Limited but it did not work.

Please, can someone tell me what to do to figure out or change/remove my admin password?
Without reformatting or losing data...

P.S. My hint is NO HELP because I'm known for putting the most random hints (e.g. During the Industrial Revolution, a man named Frederick Darlson created this soon to be American convienence) and that has NOTHING to do with the password unfortunatly...
 

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Hello, I gave my notebook to a friend of mine a year ago and they set a bios password that they can't remember.I called HP Kenya and they told me to contact their agent whom advised me to buy a new motherboard.Is there something that can be done other than disposing what I have? I only need to enable the virtualisation in the bios and have to access it first.

A:Forgot BIOS Admin Password

Dear Customer, Welcome to HP Support Forum and we are glad to assist you. This is to inform you that all HP Business Notebooks such as Probooks  or Elitebooks have more stringent security than consumer models infact they don't produce 'halt codes', the password cannot be derived from the Serial Number and thecode is stored in non-volatile memory so removing the RTC cell will not reset the password in this case. Please have a look at this link. http://forums.mydigitallife.info/threads/49497-HP-Probook-Elitebook-BIOS-Password-Reset-Utility Replace the BIOS chiphttp://www.ebay.com/itm/HP-Elitebook-8470p-8470w-8570p-8570w-8770w-Programmed-Bios-Chip-No-Password-... Please Contact HP Business Notebook support they should be able to send you a customized SMC.bin file which you can use at boot to reset the password. 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,GBL84I am not an HP Employee

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Not sure if this is in the right place so I apologize if it isn't.
I have not used my laptop in over a year and totaly forgot my user password to access it. I read some junk online on how to create a bootup file on a usb but I guess I am mentaly challenged in that area. What I have it Vista Home Premium. Locked out cause I dont know my password. I have another computer to use, dvd dicks and a usb to use. I don't have the vista to reload it or I would of.
What should I do. If it can be explained simply that would be great to. Thanks

A:Forgot Password for Admin account

I am afraid you will not get much support on this forum for cracking passwords. You should have written it down. And the file on the USB you have to make when the system is running.
The only suggestion I can make is to reinstall the system either from the recovery partition or the installation disk.

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Thanks,
 
disco

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A:I have forgot to. The admin password for my HP Pavilion it t...

@Weeksg? Please enter:     55831290 Regards.

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Because, i have my important files in it....!

Is there any procedure to break the current password?

Pl. Help me
 

A:Oops! FORGOT ADMIN PASSWORD

Please see the TSG Rules, we no longer provide any help with lost passwords. Obviously, we can't determine the real intent here, so our policy is to abstain from any assistance in these matters.

Please read the forum rules before posting again.

http://www.techguy.org/rules.html
 

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Hi,
I do have the problem, that a friend of mine (YES, it's really a friend of mine and not myself) *lol*, changed his login/admin password (Win XP) and now can't remember it anymore and therefor is unable to log onto his computer.
I've heard already, that it's possible to still somehow get around it (or so) when having the XP CD ready and during booting the computer but do not excactly know how.

Can anyone help me please?

Thanks
wizzle2003
 

A:Solved: forgot admin password in XP

Can anyone help me please?Click to expand...

not here, please read the rules:

Passwords - Please do not ask for assistance with forgotten passwords and/or bypassing them. As there is no way to verify the actual situation and/or intentions, no assistance will be provided and any such threads will be closed.Click to expand...
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-forgot-admin-password-in-xp.639607/
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Tried XP cd, Ubuntu cd and other misc boot cds.. same error.

So I am guessing it's the cd-rom which is giving me trouble?
 

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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".
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/how-to-reset-an-admin-password-without-pass-reset-disk.1044901/
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A:Forgot my Windows 7 password, how to reset?

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:Forgot windows 7 password, how can I reset it?

If you cannot remember the password, you're looking at a fresh reinstall. Forum rule forbids giving password-bypassing info. Perhaps, a local computer fix-it place, seeing your proof of purchase, seeing your proof of Windows ownership, seeing your laptop, can help.

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A:How do I reset my HP mini password that someone forgot to gi...

Hi, If you're referring to a power on password, at the password screen, hit enter 3 times and you should receive a 'halt code' - post back with this code. Regards, DP-K

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A:I forgot my admin password for system recovery

Hi, Thank you for posting in the HP Support forum. Please, read this topic to find the answer of your question >> http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Operating-System-and-Recovery/I-forgot-my-password-can-HP-help...

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A:Forgot Admin Password, no disk, no other user.

Can you remember your 'hint'?

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A:Family member forgot Admin password

Hello Grant,

I haven't tested this in Windows 8 yet, but you might see of one of the options may help.

User Account - Reset Password in Windows 7 - Windows 7 Forums

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A:How to Login Windows 8 after Forgot Admin Password?

Great idea! I have ever forgot my Windows 8 administrator password and locked out of computer. My boyfriend helped me reset my forgotten Win 8 password and regained access to my locked computer by following this video guide: How to Reset Windows 8 Password?

It is really helpful!

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/software-os/f/4677/t/19525755