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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.

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I forgot my password and I can only log in as a guest


You can try the below given steps to reset administrator password using guest account (you must have write access to system32 file):





1. Navigate to location C:/windows/system32



2. Copy cmd.exe file to desktop and rename it to sethc.exe



3. Now copy this sethc.exe file and paste to system 32 (when windows asks for overwriting click yes).



4. Log out from guest account and at user login screen press shift key 5 times.



5. It will open command prompt with full administrator privileges.



6. Now type "NET USER ADMINISTRATOR xyz123" (where "xyz123" can be any password according to your choice) and press enter.



7. You will see "The Command completed successfully" and then exit the command prompt and login into administrator with your new password.



If you don't have write access to system32 file then you can use stellar phoenix password recovery software to reset administrator password.

Nov 12, 2012 | Computers & Internet

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Question: How do I bypass a Windows 7 account password if the only account I can access is guest? Can I <a href="http://www.windowspasswordsrecovery.com/">bypass Windows 7 password</a> with the guest account? I forgot my Windows 7 administrator password, how can I regain access to my computer without the password? I have no Windows password reset disk.<br /> <br /> Recently I met many similar questions. Are you troubled with the same problem, also forgot Windows 7 password? Well, before answering the question, you should understand what a guest account is?<br /> <br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;">What is a guest account in your Windows 7?</span><br /> <br /> The guest account in your Windows 7 only allows people to use your computer without having access to your personal files. With the guest account, you can't install any software or hardware, change settings, or create a password. Because the guest account allows a user to log on to a network, browse the Internet, and shut down the computer, you should disable the guest account when it isn't being used.<br /> <br /> Solution: After learning the definition of a guest account, you can understand it is not possible for you to <a href="http://www.windowspasswordsrecovery.com/">bypass Windows 7 user password </a>through the guest account. But you can bypass your Windows 7 password, with Windows Password Recovery Tool 3.0, a safe and efficient tool for you to bypass Windows 7 password. It allows you to bypass your lost Windows 7 password in less than 5 minutes.<br /> <br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;">What is Windows Password Recovery Tool 3.0?</span><br /> <br /> Windows Password Recovery Tool 3.0 is professional Windows password reset software with 3 editions: Windows Password Recovery Tool 3.0 Standard, Windows Password Recovery Tool 3.0 Professional and Windows Password Recovery Tool 3.0 Enterprise.<br /> <br /> It is designed to bypass Windows domain password, Windows administrator password and user password. With this Windows password recovery tool, you can instantly regain access to your locked computer by burning a bootable CD/DVD or USB flash drive on your own. No need to reinstall computer or pay to PC experts when you forgot administrator password or domain password on Windows 7/Vista/XP/NT and Windows Server 2008(R2)/2003(R2)/2000.<br /> <br style="font-weight: bold;" /> <span style="font-weight: bold;">How to <a href="http://www.windowspasswordsrecovery.com/">bypass Windows 7 password</a> easily?</span><br /> <br /> Step 1: Download and install Windows Password Recovery Tool 3.0 Professional.<br /> <br /> Step 2: Burn bootable CD/DVD or USB flash drive.<br /> <br /> Step 3: Set your locked computer to boot from CD ROM or USB.<br /> <br /> Step 4: Choose the installation path of Windows, and enter the ID of the path.<br /> <br /> Step 5: All Windows account user names will be displayed for you. Enter the ID of a specified User Name to remove its account password.<br /> <br /> Step 6: Enter y to confirm and continue your operation.<br /> <br /> Step 7: Enter y to remove another Windows account password or enter n to finish your operation when the selected windows account password is removed.<br /> <br /> Step 8: Take the burned USB flash drive out of computer and press any key to restart your computer when you enter n to finish your operation.<br /> <br /> The Windows 7 administrator password has been successfully reset and now you can access your computer without password. Please note this method to bypass Windows 7 password takes effect only when you log on computer after <a href="http://www.windows7password.net/"><span style="font-weight: bold;">Windows 7 password reset</span></a>.

on Nov 22, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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Forgot administrator password for my emachines computer EL1352G-41w


You can reset administrator password with Windows built-in administrator account:

1. Log on with the guest account on windows, then right click computer, and choose Management.
2. Expand Local Users and Groups and Users in the console.
3. Right-click Administrator account and select Properties.
4. On the General tab, clear the Account is Disabled check box.
5. Close the console.
Now the super administrator account is successfully enabled. Next, you can easily reset the forgotten admin password from "Start->Control Panel".

If the above method can not help you, you can use Smartkey Password Recovery Bundle to help you to reset the password, and see the detail direction from http://www.recoverlostpassword.com/products/passwordrecovery.html.

Sep 03, 2012 | eMachines ET1161-05 PC Desktop

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Question: How do I bypass a Windows 7 account password if the only account I can access is guest? Can I bypass Windows 7 password with the guest account? I forgot my Windows 7 administrator password, how can I regain access to my computer without the password? I have no Windows password reset disk.


Recently I met many similar questions. Are you troubled with the same problem, also forgot Windows 7 password? Well, before answering the question, you should understand what a guest account is?


What is a guest account in your Windows 7?


The guest account in your Windows 7 only allows people to use your computer without having access to your personal files. With the guest account, you can't install any software or hardware, change settings, or create a password. Because the guest account allows a user to log on to a network, browse the Internet, and shut down the computer, you should disable the guest account when it isn't being used.


Solution: After learning the definition of a guest account, you can understand it is not possible for you to bypass Windows 7 password through the guest account. But you can bypass your Windows 7 password, with Windows Password Breaker, a safe and efficient tool for you to bypass Windows 7 password. It allows you to bypass your lost Windows 7 password in less than 5 minutes.


What is Windows Password Breaker?


Windows Password Breaker is professional Windows password reset software with 3 editions: Windows Password Breaker Standard, Windows Password Breaker Professional and Windows Password Breaker Enterprise.


It is designed to bypass Windows domain password, Windows administrator password and user password. With this Windows password recovery tool, you can instantly regain access to your locked computer by burning a bootable CD/DVD or USB flash drive on your own. No need to reinstall computer or pay to PC experts when you forgot administrator password or domain password on Windows 7/Vista/XP/NT and Windows Server 2008(R2)/2003(R2)/2000.


How to bypass Windows 7 password easily?


Step 1: Download and install Windows Password Breaker Professional.

Step 2: Burn bootable CD/DVD or USB flash drive.

Step 3: Set your locked computer to boot from CD ROM or USB.

Step 4: Choose the installation path of Windows, and enter the ID of the path.

Step 5: All Windows account user names will be displayed for you. Enter the ID of a specified User Name to remove its account password.

Step 6: Enter y to confirm and continue your operation.

Step 7: Enter y to remove another Windows account password or enter n to finish your operation when the selected windows account password is removed.

Step 8: Take the burned USB flash drive out of computer and press any key to restart your computer when you enter n to finish your operation.


The Windows 7 administrator password has been successfully reset and now you can access your computer without password. Please note this method to bypass Windows 7 password takes effect only when you log on computer after Windows 7 password reset.

on Nov 18, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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Compaq Armada E500 Windows guest password reset


Reset windows 7 password, three ways:

1. Another valid administrator account which can normally log on.
2. A password reset disk or a repair disc, which is created in advance ( before you lost password ).
3. Third-party software to create a bootable password reset CD/DVD or USB, like Windows Password Reset .

May 21, 2012 | Compaq Armada E500 Notebook

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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.

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