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Computer pc pass word forgotten

Pass word forgotten. unable to proceed further with the hint. can I rest the CMOS clear shorting link to clear the present pass word.
Problem is after initial start up, the window is blocked by the pass word. I can't proceed with the hint provided. please help me

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You should actually have 2 accounts. One is called Administrator and appears when you start your operating system in safe mode. It has no password by default so you should still be able to access it.

Restart your computer and keep hitting 'F8' until you're prompted with a menu. Select something along the lines of 'Start Windows In Safe Mode' and Windows will load. Just login to the administrator account and remove the password.
It might also be a good idea to put a password on the admin account and keep it somewhere safe.

If that doesn't work then reset the password via the jumpers on the MOBO. See below:

Assuming that you have a Pentium Processor:

Shut down your PC. Detach Power plug. Open your CPU case. Touch casing or metal to ensure grounding. You will see 3 pins on the mother board. In that 3 pins first 2 pins are closed with a jumper. Take the jumper off & replace it on the other two pins. Now try to turn on your PC. It should open Windows without asking you for password.

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Resetting your cmos won't reset your windows password. (assuming you're referring to your windows operating system user account password to log into windows)
try this:
1. try to log into your system with the administrator account (if you know your administrator account password or if the administrator account password is blank)
a. if windows xp home:
* restart your computer and as computer boots start pressing the f8 key with 1 second intervals to get into advance startup options (if the computer gets to the windows logo with the little bars going accross you missed it.. so restart and try again).
* when you get the advance startup options screen with the arrow keys navigate upto safe mode to select and press enter.
* log into your computer using the Administrator account (if it doesn't have a password you will go right in).
*. you may not be able to reset your password but you may be able to access your files and create another account with administrative priviledges (computer administrator account) that may allow you to get access into your computer again.

b. if windows xp pro.

* start your computer and at the log on screen enter the following sequence twice: ctrl-alt-del.
* enter the user: Administrator or (administrator) and press enter (here again if the administrator account does not have a password you will be in luck and you will go right in)
* go to start>right click my computer>manage>select user and groups>users>go to the user that corresponds to the you (account you forgot your password for), right click and select all tasks>set password> reset the password as needed.

2. if you don't have your administrator account password or you just found out the administrator account is not blank..
this are some tools and procedures that may work:
http://www.petri.co.il/forgot_administrator_password.htm

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