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Keeps asking for system or administrator password but the password won't work

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  • Robin
    Robin Nov 27, 2008

    Yes is is the bios password xp was vista but put xp on it

  • Alexander Banaag II
    Alexander Banaag II May 11, 2010

    Are you referring to a BIOS password? A BIOS password is something that comes up right after you turn your computer on. Please clarify.

  • Daniel Brooks May 11, 2010

    What is your operating system? XP / Vista?

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To remove the BIOS password from a desktop. All you need to do is open the tower. Locate the CMOS battery. Remove it. Wait for a minute then put it back in. That would resolve the problem. However, that would also reset the BIOS settings back to factory settings. Meaning the dates will have to changed back to current. Depending on the BIOS, either press F2 or DEL then change the date there. Please let me know if this would resolve your issue.

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My dell computer gives a blue screen asking for admin password


Maybe virus invade your computer.

You can reset windows password if you do not want to reinstall windows with lose data.

Reset windows password, you can use safe mode, rese disk and so on.And I recommend use reset tool,such as Windows Password Reset Deluxe, for it is convenience and guaranteed

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How do you reset a lost windows XP administrator password?


This tutorial will only work in windows xp.

On start up (before Windows loads),Immediately press F8 simultaneously.Click on "Safe Mode".When you are asked to log in, log in to "Administrator" (shouldn't have a password).Go to "Control Panel" by clicking on the START button.Go to "User Accounts".

Look for the account and either delete the password or change it.
step 2:
insert xp cd and boot ur system in bootable xp cd
then go to second repair option .After system restart 39 min remaining At the press shift f10 .At the prompt, type NUSRMGR.CPL and press Enter. Voila! You have just gained graphical access to your User Accounts in the Control Panel,change the password and run the repair setup.Now your administrator password changed


Follow the steps below to quickly find the administrator password on your computer!


1. Try leaving the password blank. More often than not, the Administrator password doesn't exist at all! Just press Enter without typing anything when asked for it.
2. Enter the password to your account. Often times, depending on how Windows XP was setup on your computer, the primary user account will also be the administrator user account.
3. Recover Windows XP administrator password using Windows Password Key. Windows Password key is a program reset any Windows password without reinstalling the OS.
4. Perform a clean installation of Windows XP. This is a last resort option. This type of installation will completely remove Windows XP from your PC and install it again from scratch. If you're just curious about your administrator password, I wouldn't suggest this extreme solution.

However, if you're needing the administrator password to access diagnostic tools and this is your last effort to save your PC, performing a clean install will work. Keep in mind that it is a time consuming process due to the fact that all of your data must be backed up and then later restored.
More information and Tutorial to password from lost windows password website.

on Jul 07, 2010 | PC Desktops

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How To Find Windows 7 Administrator Password


Windows 7 administrator password is the password to any account that's setup to access administrator level functions in Windows 7.
There doesn't actually have to be an "Administrator" user account. What you need is the password to any account that can act as an administrator.
You will need to take a few times to get this password. You may need an administrator login password in Windows 7 if you're trying to run certain types of programs or access certain Windows 7 recovery tools.
Follow the steps below to efficiently find the administrator login password in Windows 7!
Difficulty: Average
Time Required: Finding the password to an admin user may take minutes up to hours depending on the situation
Here's step by step guide:
  1. Try leaving the password blank. If there is actually an Administrator account, the password may not exist at all!
    Just press Enter without typing anything when the logon asked for it.
  2. Enter the password to your account. Often times, depending on how Windows 7 was setup on your computer, the primary user account will also be an administrator user account.
  3. Try to remember administrator login password. As I mentioned in the last step, your account might be an administrator account, especially if you installed Windows 7 on your computer yourself.
    If that's true, but you've forgotten your password, you might be able to make really good guesses at what the administrator password might be.
  4. Have another user enter his or her credentials. If there are other users that have accounts on your Windows 7 computer, one of them may be setup with administrator access.
    If this is true, have the other user designate you as an administrator as well.
  5. Recover the administrator password using a Windows password recovery tool. You may be able to recover or reset an administrator password with one of these free tools.
    Note: Some password recovery tools on the list I have in connection with the above change and the ability to set user accounts in Windows 7 Administrator account. This can be useful if you know the password, but it is not an administrator account.
  6. Perform a clean install of Windows 7. This is a last resort option. This type of installation will completely remove Windows 7 from your PC and install it again from scratch.
    If you're just curious about the administrator password, I would not recommend this resort. However, if you need an administrator password to access the operating system of diagnosis and this is your last effort to save the computer running a clean install will work.
    Keep in mind that it is a time consuming process due to the fact that all of your data must be backed up and then later restored.
Tips:
Looking for your administrator login password but you don't have Windows 7? See How to Find Windows Administrator Passwords for instructions tailored for other Windows operating systems.

on Jun 04, 2010 | PC Desktops

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I tried to do a system recovery then asks which windows installation i would like to log onto i pick windows now it needs a administrator password


The administrator password is just the password of the administrators account. so if you only had one account before system recovery use that password if there wasn't a password just click enter.
if this doesn't help give me more detail on your problem

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TRYING TO CONNECT NEW PRINTER TO APPLEMACNOTEBOOK


the password it is asking for is probably the administrator password. If there is someone else that uses the computer also they may be set as the administrator and you probably have a normal user account.
YOu need to get the administrator password before you can install the printer. If this seems to be a normal problem for you then you should have yourself set as an administrator(control panel>user accounts))
Let me know if this helps with your problem and thanks for using FIxYa

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Missing Administrator Password


try to boot in safe mode if you can then you can remove your password from the user accont

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I recently installed drivers for my hp printer, on a compaq computer, with windows xp home edition operating system. when i was prompted to restart computer to complete the installation, i did so, and...


That problem you dont need to restart the system then you will only click not at this time ebuttom that appear on your screen ok now that there is now a problem now you will have to format that system because if to say it prompt for user password i would have ask you to use the administrator now the administrator you will have to reformat or try and remove the CMOS battery first and lets see if that will work for it or the administrator try and ask that person that does he or she tampper with the administrator password before if he says no then just type in administrator in the password and if it works then thats it and if idont format it ok.Rate this solution.

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I turn on with the power button and it asks for my password but when i type it in it just keeps asking for it so i cant go any furthur please help


Now do you get to your windows login screen or not? if you do press Alt, Ctrl and Delete at the same time and type 'Administrator' as the account and leave the password blank since this is the default password and press enter. If it does not work, contact previous owners or whoever you bought it from to obtain administrator password. Once you get in, you can change your old password to a new one which will solve your problem. It sounds like someone has changed your password on you so contact anyone who would even be a suspect in using your computer and question them as to why you can't login.

Hope This Helps

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Asking for administrator password and dont have it


I would like to introduce Windows Password Key 8.0 . it not only supports XP, 2000, and NT, I have personally tested it with Vista Home Premium and Ultimate. It creates a password recovery CD/DVD,USB Flash Drive for home, business and enterprise. It works perfectly to reset your Windows password. You can download it from http://www.lostwindowspasseord.com

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Asking for admin password, first time installing do not have a password


if you're installing the windows you are simply being asked to provide a password for the administrator account.. if you're the one installing the operating system you're the administrator.. so give it a password of your choice.. make sure you're the only one that knows it...

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