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I forgot my Administrator Password

And I have windows vista. I have a desktop and I can only log in as a guest.

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If you have the Administrator user password. Try logging in with it and reset your user password.

If you dont, that's a big problem.

The only solution is that to remove the hard disk for that machine and connect it to another machine with administrator privilages. Guest user will not be able to access the files.

You need to backup all your data to another PC. Format and install a clean windows installation. Move your data back to your original PC.

There is no way to hack around the forgotten password.

Posted on Oct 27, 2008

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How do i change my password when im on as a guest windows vista


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Sorry to be negative but the guest account cannot change the computer settings, only someone with administrator rights and an administrator account username and password can make such a change.
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How do I reset the password on the windows 7 home page


Windows has a built-in security system that requires a user to type in a password to get to his personal account.
Only an "Administrator" account holder can make software changes to the computer.
All other users, including Guest users, need the permission of an Administrator to make any system changes.
However, if you have a guest account and need to access the Administrator account to make changes, you can do so via the Command Prompt feature.
Log in to your Guest account in Windows.
Go to "Start" > "Search" and type in "windows/system32/cmd.exe" to find the Command Prompt feature.
When the file appears on the search menu, drag it to your desktop.
Leave the search window open.

Right-click the cmd.exe file on your desktop and choose "Rename."
Type "sethc.exe" for the new name and click on an empty area next to the file name to save the new name.
Right-click on the "sethc.exe" file and click on "Copy."
Go back to the open "windows/system32" folder and right-click anywhere in the folder.
Select "Paste" to put the "sethc.exe" file inside.
Choose "Yes" when asked if you want to overwrite the current file.
Go to "Start" > "Log Off." It will bring you back to the User Account menu.
Press the "Shift" key 5 times in a row.
The Command Prompt will open.
Type "net user administrator [password]" and insert a new password in the [password] section.
Press "Enter" to set your new password.
It will bring you back to the User Accounts menu.
Click on the Administrator User Account and type the password you just set to log in to the account.

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I am logged on as a guest and I can not download anything! I forgot my administrator password and i don not have a floppy disk


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Forgot password... how do i unlock it


This password recovery software will help you get things done and reset your forgotten Windows Admin passowrd easily. It is capable of resetting Windows Administrator login password, and recovering lost password for multiple web browsers, mail clients, FTP clients, chat messengers etc. Moreover, it can find those lost software license key or product serial numbers. Good luck.

Dec 24, 2009 | Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition

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Its actualy vista.


so your account means is not an administrator? Do you supply your password when loggin in? if then you should log off the system and in then, press simultaneously" CTRL+Alt+Delete" 2X

the system prompted you to type the username and password:

type:On;

Username: administrator
Password: _____________, password leave it blank and enter.

system will logon to the administrator account.

Jan 29, 2008 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional With...

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Windows vista admin password


If you forgot the windows login password and want to recover or reset windows password, there is two methods to reset windows login password:

Methods 1: Use the password reset disk to recover the Windows password, by this methods, you need create a Windows password reset disk before you have lost or forgotten your Windows admin password.

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Step4: Remove the forgotten Windows password on the operation interface and logon PC without password.

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