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Cannot boot my Vista pc - admin password reset

Q: Cannot boot my Vista pc - admin password reset

A few days ago we were quot told quot by the computer that the password was about to expire and to create a new password Changed the password for the only login account on the computer and now cannot log on no matter what i do It has occurred to me that Windows and Vista do not normally require a password expiration reset and i believe we seriously screwed up here I password - Vista Cannot boot my reset pc admin cannot boot into Safe Mode Cannot boot my Vista pc - admin password reset either it only shows the primary login account and of course the new and tried the original password will not work I did attempt the recommendations i found here How to show the hidden Admin account I am not able to boot into the safe mode so it did not work i did some research online and have reset the jumpers on the MB with no changes When in the bios cmos settings the Supervisor password IS accessible and NOT set up the User password is quot grayed-out quot and cannot make changes to that setting I have removed the hard drive and connected it to my main pc via a docking station for reading it as a usb drive ran malwarebytes and found removed several I Program Files MyWebSearch bar bin dll files and one I Windows System f PSSavr scr Before i replace it in the original system i wanted to know if i can possibly change the admin password some way by accessing the files on the usb-ed drive I have attempted the system restore and Last Known Good Configuration nothing changed i am not an expert but know my way around computers pretty well Any guidance is greatly appreciated PC Specs HP Pavilion a n gb ram gb Hitachi Deskstar hddVista Home Premium SP Please let me know what other information you might need to help me with this conundrum Kate UPDATE i just ordered recovery software from HP i am going to start over with this pc

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A: Cannot boot my Vista pc - admin password reset

there "should" be a key to press like f9, f10, f11, to start the recovery partition (on startup start tapping the key (just like the f8 key starts safe mode) built in the machine.....good luck, you WILL lose all data on machine!

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/360939/cannot-boot-my-vista-pc-admin-password-reset/
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Sitting here in class and our professor was telling us admin it disabled by default in Vista/W7 now for security reasons. I mentioned you can access it from a command prompt based program that comes in a bootable iso format you burn on disc.

I can not for the life of me remember what the name of that program was but a couple years ago I was working on a Win Vista system that got a virus that locked out the user by changing the user account passwords.

We Googled, found this program you burn on a CD and it brings up a menu that will allow you to reset the user account password, or log into the admin account.

Does anyone know what I'm talking about? Trying to find the name of it. Can't seem to find it now.
Thanks!

A:Bootable disc to access Vista/W7 Admin account or reset password.

Security hack discussions are not allowed on the forum.

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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 reset admin | | can't admin | Lost 5 No password error rights System 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 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 System error 5 | No admin rights | Lost admin password | can't reset which I don't have is not quot nothing quot 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 System error 5 | No admin rights | Lost admin password | can't reset cmd I can't activate the quot hidden quot administrator account System error 5 | No admin rights | Lost admin password | can't reset 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?

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

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

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

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Hi guys. Please send me to the dunces class :-(

I honestly cant recall changing my login to a laptop, but my password now doesnt work, so I assume I did. My login has the Administrator privilidges.

Luckily we do have a standard user login / password that does work.

Ironically , I was going to make some backup disks , as its a fairly new laptop, but cant now login to do this.

Windows 7 laptop. Toshiba.

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http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/What-to-do-if-you-forget-your-Windows-password

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thank you
 

A:Plz help to reset admin password

cheryl,
welcome to tech support guy,

on this forum,
it is NOT permissable for a member to help with requests, such as your request would fall under as you're asking it,
hacks - cracks - passwords
try HERE

thank you for your understanding,

NOTE: THIS is about all the help that you can be offered, ms has this to say about it:
What to do if you forget your Windows password
http://windowshelp.microsoft.com/Windows/en-IN/help/66b61e8e-341d-453b-9edd-234301dfd7e51033.mspx
[just my opinion, a moderator may see it differently]
 

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A:Reset XP admin password

There are ways, but we are not allowed to assist with bypassing administrator passwords. Sorry.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/reset-xp-admin-password-198936.html
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A:Reset Admin Password

What steps were taken exactly to remove the log on password?
Can you boot to safe mode and try to log on as "administrator"
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/reset-admin-password.680458/
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A:BIOS Admin Password Reset

Hi, Your notebook is producing a hexadecimal halt code which is stored in ram as a 'one off' and will be re-calculated after a reboot.  This indicates you have one of the later AMI bios's and unfortunately none of the current code generators will work for this - surprisingly, you can still remove a power on password from the machine by removing the rtc cell ( leave the power board connected ) then hold down the power button for 60 seconds before re-inserting the rtc. The bad news is that the rtc is on the 'wrong' side of the system board so will require quite a lot of disassembly - see Page 115 of your Maintenance & Service Guide. Regards, DP-K

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A:Reset XP local admin password

Hello Alex,

The one in METHOD THREE in the tutorial below will also work for XP.

Reset User Account Password

Hope this helps,
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A:I'm stuck.. Admin password:how to reset, Please

Hi -

Sorry, but we cannot assist with password issues, per TSF Rules.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/940765

I must now close this thread.

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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@k6rl? Enter   70862900 Regards, DP-K

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Sorry but I am closing this thread. Bypasssing administrator passwords is not something we can help with I'm afraid as we do not know if the reasons behind it.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/access-admin-password-reset.360659/
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A:How to reset the BIOS admin password

This subject was briefly mentioned HERE
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/how-to-reset-the-bios-admin-password.48537/
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YES it does. I dont know of any other way and because of site rules I cant help with any attempt to bypass passwords.

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closing thread, may want to re-read the rules page, UnD3R0aTh.....we cannot assist with passwords.

thanks,

v
 

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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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A:Admin Password reset/recovery

Sorry but the Terms of Service at BC do not allow discussion of such topics.

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A:Reset admin BIOS password

@nguyenzung? Contact HP and they should be able to send you a customized SMC.bin file which you can use at boot to reset the password.  http://welcome.hp.com/country/w1/en/contact_us.html When talking to the HP rep ask them to escalate your service request. REO

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A:Reset BIOS Admin Password

Hi: Enter this unlock passcode... 73799588

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Hi,
Thank you for writing to us!
Are you talking about the BIOS password or the Operating system password.
If its BIOS password we would suggest you contact Delltechcenter on facebook or @Dellcarespro on twitter or you can call tech support .Also have the proof of purchase for the system .
If it is the Operating system password you can reinstall operating system .
Kindly private message the service tag and email address.
Thanks
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And one of these :
 

 
 
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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.
 
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@lordcami? Enter:      23691185 Regards, DP-K

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A:Who to contact: reset-recover Admin Password

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A:Dell laptop reset bios admin password

U will have to do, a chip reset.
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A:ProBook 6570b BIOS admin password reset

Hi, Unfortunately I'm not aware of any 3rd party utilities that work with this particular Model, however if you Contact HP Business support they should be able to send you a customised SMC.bin file which you can use at boot to reset the password. Regards, DP-K

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A:Remove Admin Password/ Power On Password on Boot Up

Please try this Password = 74685370 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,KNRKAlthough I am an HP employee, I am speaking for myself and not for HP

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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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A:Can't boot, but can do F8, don't know admin password...

I got lost with to much explaining, sorry. You said you can get into Safe Mode.
Try last known good configuration.

also Repair your computer.

Error Checking - using Command Prompt
Using the F8 Key going to command prompt to run chkdsk /r
Start Tapping the F8 after you press the power button.
The first on the list is - Repair your computer.
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Don't forget the space between k and r
Press the Enter Key
Type - y - Enter
ress the Power Button to turn your computer off.
 

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JonL2 wrote:Won't boot. Stuck on HP logo.Unable to try Recovery/RestoreNo Admin Password was ever set.Hi JonL2, Kindly try this method http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c04621435




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Hi make1wish. . .

Did you ever activate the Vista hidden Administrator account and use it to log on? Was this an XP --> Vista upgrade?

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Hey, as we can't prove that you're the owner of the PC... And because we don't want to circulate PC break&entry/backdoor techniques we can't help you here... Which sucks, sorry.
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Hi: There is no documentation online for clearing the BIOS password in that model. However, I see blue jumpers located on the motherboard illustration below. Check the white lettering on the motherboard by the blue jumpers and see if there is a clr pswd label by any of them. If there is, and it can only be moved one pin to the left or right, try this. Assuming you have powered down and unplugged the PC to locate the clr pswd jumper, move it over to the pin left or right (whichever is the only way it will go). Plug in and power on the PC, and hopefully the BIOS password will be cleared. Shut down and unplug the PC and move the clr pswd jumper back to its original position. Put everything back together.

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I am willing to help you with this. The first thing to do is remove the password so we can remove this (virus??). If you can access Safe Mode, click Start and click on Control Panel. Under Classic View, double click on user Accounts. Then remove the password for your account. If you cannot do this, or cannot access Safe Mode, I will help you to reset your password in a much more complex manor.

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Originally Posted by jameslaur


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Originally Posted by anush


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Welcome to the Forum


Since, you have access to the computer, this excellent tutorial may help

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A:Vista Admin Password Problems

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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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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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Hey, this topic is shakey in forums... i'm not sure wether i can help you or not, because it can be used to break into admin accounts on non admin accounts... It can be done via the command line but you'll have to research that yourself, can you run a command prompt in a non admin account?

(click start-> run-> cmd.exe[or on vista type cmd.exe in the seach box thing])

Cheers,
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@dsing96? Enter    75533398 Regards, DP-K

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A:HELP! Forgotten admin password on windows vista

well, you are correct, unfortunately. We cannot assist with helping out with passwords, as there is simply no way to ascertain the validity of the request. Unfortunately, I'm going to have to close this.

thanks,

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A:Lost Admin password for windows vista

Please have a read of the rules - http://www.techguy.org/rules.html
we do not help with passwords bypass here

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...

closed -
 

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Can I create a resent disc for him on my Vista machine that will work for him to reset his password? Click to expand...

No it must be created on the PC you will use it on, and must be done berfore you forget the password.

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herbc

What blue screen are you getting ?

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A:Blank screen on boot, or recovery console without Admin password

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