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My laptop does not recognize my password. It has not been turned on in a couple of weeks and no one has used it.

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  • Wayne Mineard
    Wayne Mineard May 11, 2010

    Is this a CMOS password (before Windows boots) or at the Windows login?

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If this is a windows password restart the computer and as soon as you turn it on start pushing f8. once the screen is up select save mode. select admin account. go to control panel and select user accounts. find yours and delete old password

Posted on Oct 25, 2008

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Hi snooker
make sure you type the password in the letter case it was originally typed ie lower case (without caps lock) or upper case (with caps lock)

worth a try

Posted on Oct 25, 2008

  • Andy Bathgate
    Andy Bathgate Oct 26, 2008

    if its a cmos password use the clear Cmos jumper on your motherboard. your motherboard manual will locate it for you .motherboard manuals are available on manufacturers website so long as you know your model no.

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