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Locked computer We want to shut the computer down. There is a window titled UNLOCK COMPUTER and inside it says this computer is in use and locked...only the administrator can unlock it. There is a field to enter a password. We put the only password we've ever used with this computer but it won't unlock.

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  • Gwen Gelesko Feb 21, 2007

    Coach Tim:
    It was a great suggestion but prior to receiving it, for some reason, the darn box just decided to behave and the problem has not occurred since. Don't understand it but I am keeping your suggestion for solution handy and hope I can find it if this problem comes up again. Thanks for being there. Bugsy

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When you forgot windows os password, you could enter into safe mode (F8 when booting up) to remove windows password while you didn't remember user account password, but if you forgot administrator passwords, there's no way to change it, you should use software to recover administrator password. Yesterday evening, I forgot my Windows admin password. In the end, I used Windows Password Seeker to retrieve my Windows password successfully. It's worth a try.
http://www.passwordseeker.com

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If you forgot your windows xp password, you can download a software at http://www.reset-windows-password.com Last week I lost my windows xp password. At last, I found it and reset my windows password successfully. http://www.reset-windows-password.com/how-to-reset-windows-password.html

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Just a few days ago, I lost my windows vista admin passwords. I solved the trouble with the help of windows password reset tool. It not only support XP/Vista/2000/NT, but also compatible with windows 7, I tested it on my computer installed with Windows 7 and remove the local user and admin accounts password successfully. It's worth trying. You can download it from: http://www.reset-windows-password.com

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This is a very simple thing for me. I often forget my windows password, but I can reset it with windows password reset tool. I own a great windows password reset tool called Windows Password Seeker from http://www.passwordseeker.com And I usually solve my windows password problems with it.

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Maybe, you can reset Windows Administrator password and with newly password to unlock it.

I know a reliable solution for those who has forgotten their windows administrator. Free download Windows Password Unlocker and then with this program, you can reset windows password with no data loss.

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Bugsy, just in case-have you tried without a password? By pressing and holding down the power button 5+ secs will power down the machine. Removing the battery will shut it down too. The issue is "will you still be locked out when you reboot?" You should try starting in safemode when you reboot (pressing F8) during the initial boot process and see if you can log in as administrator(no password). If you can access safemode try to reset the administrators password in user accounts. Let me know if you've made any progress. Tim

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