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Cannot access my internet - message shows my user name and asterisks for password as well as the 'tick' in the appropriate box I cannopt type over all that and I do not remember my password as I thought once I 'ticked" the box that was all I needed to do. I have been phoning all morning and getting cut off.

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Hi smach7, Re-Install your provider. Good Luck.

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I have forgotten my email address how do I find it


Important information can sometimes be sent to an old email address that you no longer use.

For instance, if you registered a domain name, a website hosting account, a PayPal, or eBay account with an old email address but forgot to update your account when you switched email providers, then messages sent by those sites will be overlooked.

Finding old email accounts is not that difficult, especially because email users tend to use the same user name, or variations of it, for all email accounts.

If you know, or have an idea of what the old user name was, then retrieving, or changing the password is simple, but each email server uses a different user name or password retrieval method.

Call your internet provider and tell them you have forgotten your email account.

Give them your name and account number, found on your monthly statement.
In some cases the Internet provider will want to email this information to you.

Be sure they send the information to the alternate email address which you can access.
You don't want them to send messages to the email address you can't currently access.

The internet provider will ask you the security question you selected when signing up for the account.

If you can't remember what you selected, then the customer service representative may ask for a user name, your address, or the telephone number under which you registered the account.

Reset the password with the customer service representative over the phone.
The representative will help you change the user name if needed and reset the password so you can access the account again.
Yahoo Email

Go to the Yahoo mail page which asks you for your Yahoo ID.

Click on "I can't access my account."

Make the appropriate selection from the choices.
If you choose "I can't remember my user ID" then Yahoo will have you answer the "secret questions" they asked when you signed up.

These questions will be something like: "What was your first car?" or "Who was your third grade teacher?" If you answer coincides with the answer you gave when you signed up for the account.

Yahoo will give you your user ID.

After recovering your user ID, click on "I can't access my account" again and select "I can't remember my password," then click next and you will be taken to a change password screen, where you can change your password.

Start using your old Yahoo email account.
MSN Hotmail Email

Go to the Hotmail, or the MSN ID page, where it asks for your user name and password
Enter your user ID.

Unfortunately, MSN requires you to remember the user ID.

Click on "I have forgotten password"

Choose whether you want your password mailed to you or changed.
Unless you have registered a secondary email, if you choose email then the password will be sent to the account you can't access.

If you want to change password then you will be asked the security questions you specified when you registered the account.

Questions are something similar to, "Mothers birth place?" You may also be asked for your zip code, or address.

Enter a new password.

Enter anew password when the MSN ID page loads again and access your old email account.
Gmail Email

Access the Gmail ID page and click on "I can't access my account."

Choose the appropriate selection from the page that loads.
Options include, "I have forgotten my password" and "I have forgotten my user name."

If you select "I forgot user name," then click on "retrieve user name page," which you will see further down on the page.

Enter the alternate e-mail with which you registered the account.
The user name will be sent to that email.

Select "I have forgotten my password" If you know your user name then choose and click on "retrieve password" page.

Enter your user name on the page that comes up and then answer the confidential question that is asked.

Send password reset instructions to an alternate email and access your old Gmail email account.

Dec 26, 2013 | Computers & Internet

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Reset Windows 7 Password


Anyone can forget a password. Okay you may think it will never happen to you, but think again, because it may just happen. Forgetting your user account password is no big deal providing you have taken the necessary precautions to create a Password Reset Disk.<br /> Sadly, if you haven't created a <b>Password Reset Disk</b> for your Windows operating system then gaining access to your PC will become a nightmare. I'm not saying that it is impossible, because it isn't. However, this tutorial refers to resetting your user account password with the aid of your <b>Windows Password Reset Disk</b>.<br /> The first you will know about your password being wrong is when you type the password in at boot up and a message appears telling you that <i><b>The User Name or Password is Incorrect</b></i>. It is at this stage that you need your <b>Password Reset Disk</b>.<br /> Once you have your <b>Password Reset Disk</b> (you should have created this either on a <b>floppy disk</b> or a <b>USB</b> flash drive. See: <a href="http://www.windows7password.net/create-windows-7-password-reset-disk-and-use-it-to-reset-lost-password/"><b>Create a Windows 7 Password Reset Disk</b></a>) you should insert the disk (or USB stick) into the relevant drive and then proceed as follows:<br /> <ol> <li>After you have typed in the wrong password a message will appear informing you that the <b>User name or Password is incorrect</b>, you should <a href="http://www.windows7password.net/forgot-windows-7-password/"><b>forgot Windows 7 Password</b></a>. At this point, Click the <b>OK</b> button to take you back to the <b>log on</b> screen</li> <img src="username-or-password-is-incorrect.png" /> User Name Or Password is incorrect error screen <li>After you have returned to the Windows <b>Log On</b> screen look just below the <b>Password </b>dialogue box and you will see a <b>Reset Password</b> option, Click on this to start the <b>Reset</b> process.</li> <a href="http://www.windows7password.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/reset-windows-7-password.png"><img src="reset-windows-7-password.jpg" /></a><br /><br /> Windows Log On screen showing the Reset Password option <li>After clicking on the <b>Reset Password </b>option the <b>Password Reset Wizard</b> will open</li> <a href="http://www.windows7password.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/password-reset-wizard-welcome.jpg"><img src="password-reset-wizard-welcome-300x234.jpg" /></a><br /><br /> Password Reset Wizard <li>Click the <b>Next</b> button in the <b>Password Reset Wizard </b>screen</li> <li>The next screen (see fig 4) requires you to <b>Insert </b>the password reset disk</li> <li>If you haven't already done so,<b> Insert</b> the floppy disk or USB Thumb drive that holds the password reset file and then <b>Select</b> the drive from the <i><b>password key disk is in the following drive</b></i> dialogue box.</li> Now press the <b>Next</b> button<br /><a href="http://www.windows7password.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/select-password-reset-drive.jpg"><img src="select-password-reset-drive-300x234.jpg" /></a><br /><br /> Insert the Password Reset Disk and then choose the drive from the drop down list <li>You are now presented with the <b>Reset the User Account Password </b>screen</li> <a href="http://www.windows7password.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/reset-windows-7-user-account-password.jpg"><img src="reset-windows-7-user-account-password-300x234.jpg" /></a><br /><br /> The User Account Password Screen <li>Type in the <b>new password</b> you wish to use and then type it in again to <b>confirm</b> your selection. Next type in a <b><a href="http://www.windows7password.net/windows-7-logon-password-hint/">password hint</a> </b>and then click the <b>Next </b>button.</li> <li>The next screen to appear will be the <i><b>Completing the password wizard</b></i> screen. This should tell you that you have successfully reset your password.</li> <a href="http://www.windows7password.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/completing-password-reset-wizard.jpg"><img src="completing-password-reset-wizard-300x234.jpg" /></a><br /><br /> You have successfully reset your password <li>Finally click the <b>Finish</b> button.</li> <li>You should now be taken back to the <b>Log on</b> screen where you can type in your new password and gain access to your system.</li></ol> Tips: Not a Windows 7 user? Still Using XP or Vista? Don't know how to reset password on other Windows Versions? See these articles below.<br /> <b>How to <a href="http://www.windows7password.net/windows-xp-lost-password-recovery/">Reset Windows XP Password</a>?</b><br /> <b>How to <a href="http://www.windows7password.net/tips-to-recover-user-password-on-windows-vista/">Reset Vista Password</a>? </b>

on Mar 04, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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I have a 32 Gig sandisk i have formatted it before i am trying to password protect my info on it with secure access. how do i do it? i cant find or access an exe file on thumb drive. please help


There is software or folder to password option.
The software might cost you.
Click start click on computer to open you should your drives
C: usually your hard drive D: or E: your cd/dvd drives if you have 2 and your usb drive possibly E:or F:
Click on your usb drive right click in it select new folder option you can name it
Then put all files or data you want to password protect
Right click on the folder select properties then click sharing tab tick in make this folder private box
Another message might appear you do not have a password on this account click yes
User and password account will open for you to put in place a password
This might vary depending on your operating system in XP
Select properties then security tab at learn about access controls at the bottom of the box
Also another option to change permissions click edit
Then click deny then click apply

Sep 12, 2013 | Computers & Internet

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How do I restore my e-mail account?


Which email account there are many ?
gmail , yahoo , outlook express , hotmail , ........


Important information can sometimes be sent to an old email address that you no longer use.
For instance, if you registered a domain name, a website hosting account, a PayPal, or eBay account with an old email address but forgot to update your account when you switched email providers, then messages sent by those sites will be overlooked.
Finding old email accounts is not that difficult, especially because email users tend to use the same user name, or variations of it, for all email accounts.
If you know, or have an idea of what the old user name was, then retrieving, or changing the password is simple, but each email server uses a different user name or password retrieval method.

Call your internet provider and tell them you have forgotten your email account.
Give them your name and account number, found on your monthly statement.
In some cases the Internet provider will want to email this information to you.
Be sure they send the information to the alternate email address which you can access.
You don't want them to send messages to the email address you can't currently access.


The internet provider will ask you the security question you selected when signing up for the account. If you can't remember what you selected, then the customer service representative may ask for a user name, your address, or the telephone number under which you registered the account.


Reset the password with the customer service representative over the phone.
The representative will help you change the user name if needed and reset the password so you can access the account again.

Yahoo Email

Go to the Yahoo mail page which asks you for your Yahoo ID.


Click on "I can't access my account."


Make the appropriate selection from the choices.
If you choose "I can't remember my user ID" then Yahoo will have you answer the "secret questions" they asked when you signed up.
These questions will be something like: "What was your first car?" or "Who was your third grade teacher?" If you answer coincides with the answer you gave when you signed up for the account.
Yahoo will give you your user ID.


After recovering your user ID, click on "I can't access my account" again and select "I can't remember my password," then click next and you will be taken to a change password screen, where you can change your password.


Start using your old Yahoo email account.

MSN Hotmail Email

Go to the Hotmail, or the MSN ID page, where it asks for your user name and password
Enter your user ID.
Unfortunately, MSN requires you to remember the user ID.


Click on "I have forgotten password"


Choose whether you want your password mailed to you or changed.
Unless you have registered a secondary email, if you choose email then the password will be sent to the account you can't access.
If you want to change password then you will be asked the security questions you specified when you registered the account.
Questions are something similar to, "Mothers birth place?" You may also be asked for your zip code, or address.


Enter a new password.


Enter anew password when the MSN ID page loads again and access your old email account.

Gmail Email

Access the Gmail ID page and click on "I can't access my account."


Choose the appropriate selection from the page that loads.
Options include, "I have forgotten my password" and "I have forgotten my user name."
If you select "I forgot user name," then click on "retrieve user name page," which you will see further down on the page.
Enter the alternate e-mail with which you registered the account.
The user name will be sent to that email.


Select "I have forgotten my password" If you know your user name then choose and click on "retrieve password" page.


Enter your user name on the page that comes up and then answer the confidential question that is asked.

Send password reset instructions to an alternate email and access your old Gmail email account.

Jul 16, 2013 | Computers & Internet

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How do i find me ssid


Generally, SSID is a name of your network, through which you will be able to access the Internet.

Perform the following Steps
  1. Go to start
  2. Type CMD in search box and select run as administrator.
  3. A black window will open and on that type, IPCONFIG, and hit enter
  4. Overthere you will get Default Gateway.
  5. Note that Default Gateway and close that window.
  6. Open Internet Explorer and in the address bar, type that default gateway and hit enter.
  7. It will ask for username and password. In user name, try admin and in password, type password.
  8. Once, it accepts the username and password, go to wireless setting tab and overthere you will find your SSID

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I forget my password pls help


  1. Log on as an administrator.
    1. Restart the computer.
    2. Press CTRL+ALT+DELETE two times, and then type the name of the administrator user account.

      Note If you do not know any other administrator user account, try to type Adminstrator in the User name box.
    3. In the Password box, type the administrator password, and then click OK.

      Note If you do not know the administrator password, leave it blank, and then click OK.
  2. Reset the password.
    1. Click Start, and then click Run.
    2. Type control userpasswords2, and then click OK.
    3. On the Users tab, click the name of the user account that you want to reset the password for, and then click Reset Password.
    4. Type a new password in the New password box, and then type the password again in the Confirm new password box, and then click OK.
    5. Restart the computer, and then try to log on to Windows XP again.
  3. if have any clarifications refer this link :support.microsoft.com/kb/321305

Nov 04, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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Cannot get back to system administrator account


If you are running Windows XP Professional, reset the password in the Local Users and Groups snap-in in Microsoft
Management Console (MMC):

1. Click Start, and then click Run.
2. In the Open box, type "mmc" (without the quotation marks), and then click OK to start MMC.
3. Start the Local Users and Groups snap-in.
4. Under Console Root, expand "Local Users and Groups", and then click Users.
5. In the right pane, right-click Administrator, and then click Set Password.
6. Click Proceed in the message box that appears.
7. Type and confirm the new password in the appropriate boxes, and then click OK.

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I can't send or recive e-mail using 2003 outlook, Trying to set it up so I can access my aol account but I am also using a local service to get the internet. I am getting error codes 0x80040900 and...


did you try to setup the aol account properly...
these are instructions as per microsoft:

default.aspx?assetid=za790050011033Add your AOL e-mail account to Outlook 2002 or Outlook 2003

  1. Open Outlook.
  2. On the Tools menu, click E-mail Accounts.
  3. Click Add a new e-mail account, and then click Next.
  4. Click IMAP, and then click Next.
  5. In the appropriate boxes, type the following information:
    • Your Name Type your name as you want it to appear to other people.
    • E-mail Address Type your full AOL e-mail address that includes your screen name followed by @aol.com.
    • User Name Type your AOL screen name.
    • Password Type your AOL password.
    • Incoming mail server (IMAP) Type imap.aol.com.
    • Outgoing mail server (SMTP) Type smtp.aol.com.
  6. Click More Settings.
  7. Click the Outgoing Server tab.
  8. Select the My outgoing server requires authentication check box.
  9. Click Use same settings as my incoming mail server.
  10. Click the Advanced tab, and in the Outgoing mail (SMTP) box, change the number to 587.
  11. Click OK.
  12. Click Next.
  13. Click Finish.
Note To see other AOL folders such as Saved, Sent Items, Spam, and VOICEMAIL you must subscribe to the folder in Outlook.
To subscribe to or unsubscribe from an IMAP folder In Mail, in the Navigation Pane (Navigation Pane: The column on the left side of the Outlook window that includes panes such as Shortcuts or Mail and the shortcuts or folders within each pane. Click a folder to show the items in the folder.), click the Inbox for the IMAP (IMAP (Internet Message Access Protocol): Unlike Internet e-mail protocols such as POP3, IMAP creates folders on a server to store/organize messages for retrieval by other computers. You can read message headers only and select which messages to download.) account that contains a folder you want to subscribe to or unsubscribe from.
  1. On the Tools menu, click IMAP Folders.
  2. Do one of the following: default.aspx?assetid=za790050011033Subscribe to a folder
    1. Click Query.
    2. In the Folders box, click the folder you want to subscribe to. To select multiple folders, hold down CTRL while clicking folder names.
    3. Click Subscribe.

Oct 05, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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I'm trying to set up outlook and it won't accept my yahoo email password


  • Open Outlook Express.

  • From the tool bar, Click Tools > Accounts.

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  • The Internet Accounts pop-up window will appear, with the Mail tab in the foreground.

  • Click Add, select Mail.

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  • The Internet Connection Wizard pop-up window is now displayed.
  • Key in your name and click Next.

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  • Enter the full Yahoo address.

  • Click Next. (For example, you should enter "username1@yahoo.com")

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  • For E-mail Server Names, select POP3 as your option from the drop down. Type "localhost" for both Incoming (POP3) and Outgoing mail (SMTP) servers.

  • Click Next.

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  • For Internet Mail Logon window, type your Yahoo! Mail ID and password:
    • Type just the the yahoo ID (for example, if your yahoo mail ID is username1@yahoo.com, you need to type Username1 as your user ID)
    • Password is your Yahoo! Mail password. (Ensure you are entering the correct password)

  • If you do not wish to type in your password every time you check your mail, tick the Remember password box.

  • Click Next.

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  • Click Finish.

  • Now in the Internet Accounts window, click on the new account named localhost and click Properties.


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  • Localhost properties windows will pop up.

  • Select Servers tab and in the bottom tick the checkbox My server requires authentication.

  • Click Settings.

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  • In the Outgoing Mail Server window, check the Log on using button and enter your Yahoo! Mail address as the Account name and your Yahoo! Mail password as the password.

  • Click OK.

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  • Next select the Advanced tab and increase the Server Timeout to Long (5 minutes).

  • Click OK and close.

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  • Now your configuration settings are ended and you should be able to access your free Yahoo! Mail account in Outlook Express.

Sep 19, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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I have forgotten the password that i used when opening my account. please assist. thank you phill rogers


Forgetting your Windows administrator login password. With no way to get into the system, you can’t even perform basic maintenance, let alone a thorough tune-up. Formatting is always an option, but we consider that a last resort. (Plus, guess who’s going to have to help reinstall all the programs lost after a wipe?) But all hope is not lost. There are a few ways to actually retrieve a lost Windows account password. Read on, and we’ll show you the light.

1st Method:
The first thing which you check if you forget login password. When we install Windows, it automatically creates an account "Administrator" and sets its password to blank. So if you have forget your user account password then try this:
Start system and when you see Windows Welcome screen / Login screen, press ctrl+alt+del keys twice and it'll show Classic Login box. Now type "Administrator" (without quotes) in Username and leave Password field blank. Now press Enter and you should be able to log in Windows.
Now you can reset your account password from "Control Panel -> User Accounts".
Same thing can be done using Safe Mode. In Safe Mode Windows will show this in-built Administrator account in Login screen.

2th Method:
There are a lot of Windows password revealers and crackers available, but I’ve found that Windows Password Recovery Tool is the most effective.:
it not only supports XP, 2000, and NT, I have personally tested it with Vista Home Premium and Ultimate. It works perfectly to reset any local user account to a blank password
You can use the ISO to burn a boot CD. Follow these instructions:
1. Download ISO file from http://www.windowspasswordsrecovery.com Windows Password Recovery Tool
2. Burn to a CD using a CD burning tool such as Nero or Roxio or MagicISO
3. Insert CD into drive and reboot.
4. You may have to select an option in the BIOS to get the computer to boot from the CD.
Booting up and clearing a password takes a minute or two works like a charm.

Sep 19, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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