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Cant log in to computer.dont know password. bought at auction

Tried safe mode (clrt,alt,del) just end up with log onto windows (user name.-password) screen

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Lost Windows password:


  • Login as Administrator. Try with no password (load safe mode if you don't see Administrator). Press F8 during boot to access Safe Mode. XP only.
  • Login as other user (if other user is available) and manage users. Must be an administrator.
  • Reformat computer.
  • Use 3rd party software to remove password. Like http://www.top-password.com/reset-windows-password.html
  • Free software option would be Hirens Boot CD. This one is command prompt only. http://www.hirensbootcd.org/ Must follow instruction exactly.

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If you have bought the computer at auction then it is better to format it completely. Formatting it will help you in two ways: Firstly you can start using (and storing data) PC in a fresh way and secondly you can easily reset login password (which is your main objective).

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O.k. Then what this person did is set up an administrator password during the XP install. This overrides the key administrator account in safe mode and only allows his/her account to exist as the administrator. The computer is still good and usable, unfortunately, without the password the operating system is not. You will have to wipe the hard drive, reformat (NTFS), and reinstall the operating system. Sorry, no easy way out on this one.

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Reformat you lappy.

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