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Administrator password my computer can not boot due to administrator password forgetting how i can solve this problem.

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If you don't have to enter a password to access the BIOS, you can go in and remove the requirement to enter a password on Bootup.

Otherwise you can unplug the computer from power, unplug the power supply, and then remove the battery on the Motherboard to clear any stored BIOS and Bootup passwords.

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