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Recover / Restore forgotten password without reinstalling Windows

1. Download and burn Ophcrack (freeware).
2. Burn ISO file to a disk.
3. Attach an external CD ROM if your computer does not have one
4. Load the disk with the ISO file in the external CD ROM
5. Turn the computer on and tap F12 a few times on the Lenovo Screen. NOTE: Boot Manager options may change depending the on the model and brand of your computer.
6. Select Boot using CD/DVD ROM
7. Wait for the program to completely load until it shows you a picture with your password on it.

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administrator password


please follow this steps and fix it. God bless you
    • 1

Access the Internet from another computer that has a CD burner installed. If you have other user accounts on the main computer, you can attempt to log in to those accounts just to get to the Internet.
    • 2

Download Ophcrack, a highly rated free password cracker for Windows. The website has been included in the References section at the end of this article. For easy access, download the file to the computer's Desktop. You will be downloading the ISO image of the program which can be burned onto a blank CD-R.
    • 3

Insert the blank CD-R CD. Select the ISO image of Ophcrack that you just downloaded, and right click on the item. Select 'Burn' from the drop down menu. If a burn program opens, click Burn Disc to burn the program to the CD-R.
    • 4

Remove the burned disc, and go back to the original computer that you are locked out of. Turn on the computer, and immediately insert the disc into the CD-ROM drive.
This will allow the computer to boot from the CD-ROM. You may be prompted in DOS to boot from the CD-ROM, select "Yes."
    • 5

Allow Ophcrack to run; it will run automatically and display the administrator and user password on the screen as it recovers them. Write down the passwords, and wait for the program to finish.
    • 6

Remove the burned disc, and restart the computer. Allow the computer to load to the sign in screen, and enter the newly recovered password. You should have full access to your Administrator account once again.

Nov 26, 2013 | Computers & Internet

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password in s5620


    • 1
      Access the Internet from another computer that has a CD burner installed. If you have other user accounts on the main computer, you can attempt to log in to those accounts just to get to the Internet.

    • 2
      Download Ophcrack, a highly rated free password cracker for Windows. The website has been included in the References section at the end of this article. For easy access, download the file to the computer's Desktop. You will be downloading the ISO image of the program which can be burned onto a blank CD-R.


    • Proceed according. God bless you

      Insert the blank CD-R CD. Select the ISO image of Ophcrack that you just downloaded, and right click on the item. Select 'Burn' from the drop down menu. If a burn program opens, click Burn Disc to burn the program to the CD-R.

    • 4
      Remove the burned disc, and go back to the original computer that you are locked out of. Turn on the computer, and immediately insert the disc into the CD-ROM drive.
      This will allow the computer to boot from the CD-ROM. You may be prompted in DOS to boot from the CD-ROM, select "Yes."

    • 5
      Allow Ophcrack to run; it will run automatically and display the administrator and user password on the screen as it recovers them. Write down the passwords, and wait for the program to finish.

    • 6
      Remove the burned disc, and restart the computer. Allow the computer to load to the sign in screen, and enter the newly recovered password. You should have full access to your Administrator account once again.



May 25, 2013 | Computers & Internet

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i forgot my passsword to my computer


Goto here and read about Ophcrack you don't need to get in to Windows to remove a password.

You burn Ophcrack iso to a cd and then boot from it. Read it all and you can do it yourself if you have a friend with a pc/laptop to download the iso and burn the disk.

The best program to burn it with is imgburn and it's completely free.

You simply install imgburn, start it, click Write Image File To Disk, browse to the ophcrack iso file you downloaded, put a blank CD in the drive and click the file to disk icon at the bottom to burn it.

When it's finished just put it in your laptop drive and boot from it.

Feb 09, 2012 | Gateway M Computers & Internet

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i forgot the pssword of my laptop


Need a external CD ROM...
1. Download and burn Ophcrack (freeware).
2. Burn ISO file to a disk.
3. Attach external CD ROM to S10 computer
4. Load the disk with the ISO file in the external CD ROM
5. Turn the S10 on and tap F12 a few times on the Lenovo Screen.
6. Select Boot using CD/DVD ROM
7. Wait for the program to completely load until it shows you a picture with your password on it.c57d3af.jpg

If this solution does not work,
1. Turn off your computer (no flashing lights)
2. Press the Lenovo Care Button (aka One Key Recovery, button with an upside down arrow on it)
3. Select System Recovery.
4. Recovery from factory default settings.

Jun 02, 2010 | Lenovo IdeaPad S10-42312CU Notebook

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i forgot my password to my dell xps m1530 laptop and cant log into my computer how can i bypass this and change it


METHOD 1:
One of the easiest solutions is to enter through another Administrator account, there is a bunch of hidden accounts with administrative privileges that come pre created in Windows for troubleshooting, the most common ones are named “Administrator, Owner, XP“. Any administrator account can reset the password of any other account.
If you’re NOT using the Windows XP log-in screen (the one with the icons for each user), you can try logging in with the account named ‘Administrator’, which is hidden on the XP log-in screen. If you are using the XP log-in screen, try pressing Ctrl + Alt + Del to reach the old, NT-style screen, which should allow you to type in the user name.


METHOD 2:
If no other account with administrative privileges exist (which is really rare), you will need to use a password cracker to crack it. Ophcrack would be my first choice as it is freeware and performs the job fast.You will have to use another computer to download the iso file from ophcrack.sourceforge.net, burn it onto a CD using any burning application (I suggest DeepBurner as it’s freeware).Boot from this CD and watch Ophcrack go to work. Based on extensive password tables, it can recover most passwords in a matter of minutes, for all the accounts on a PC.

May 04, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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