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When I turn on my computer the screen comes on black and asks for the current password. This is not the log on screen for administrator. The computer doesn't get that far. I do not have this password. I have never had this happen. When attempting to try different passwords the system says theres a fatal error and locks me out. I have tried pressing f8 when restarting as well as holding down r for restore. Not sure what to do. Emachines says it's a Microsoft problem and Microsoft say's it's an Emachine problem! Help!!

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    or bypass the password..I need to reinstall my OS software. Does it mean holding F8 when rebooting?

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It would be happened due to accedently you may configured in your bios setting. Do one thing remove your cmos battery clean it by cotton cloths or tisue paper and insert it. Check your keyboard and mouse connection. Fattel error comes due to lose connection or no connection of your keyboard. It will work fine. Good luck Purushotam

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First, its neither a microsoft problem nor a E-Machine problem. It definitely seems that you or someone else has accidently set a CMOS password, which you are not aware of. And this is the only reason why you are getting a 'Enter Current Password' prompt. Now, let me explain to to you what we need to do. We would need to reset the CMOS Password. There are various ways to reset the CMOS Password, which requires some advanced troubleshooting steps and cannot be dictated here. Hence I would request you to call up E-Machine again and don't mentions the exact issue to them. Just tell them that you want them to help you reset the CMOS Password. Also, just in case someone might have made changes to the BIOS settings, get you BIOS settings set to default. Again, in case they are not able to help you on this, please feel free to initiate a chat session with me from the Fixya homepage and I would love to help you on this. Good Luck

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It's very simple, open u'r case and find a jumper for reseting CMOS or just find a battery remove it for about 10 sec and put it back. Press the power button and press F10, F2 od Delete to enter in CMOS. Load default settings and save the settings. After restart you no need password. Have fun!

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EMachines is a brand of entry level, affordable computers now owned by Acer.
The computers come with the Windows operating system.
To keep your computer secure, it is a smart idea to continually reset and change your password. Changing the password will take only a moment.
Log in to your user account.
Press "Ctrl" plus "Alt" plus "Delete" simultaneously.
Click "Change Password" from the list of options.
Enter your old password.
Enter your new password twice to confirm.
Press "Enter" to save the changes.

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eMachines manufacturers a series of netbooks, desktops and laptop computers.
Certain applications and circumstances will require you to reset your computer.
Resetting your eMachine computer is a quick process that can be used to fix problems, complete program installations and access the BIOS or other Windows tools, such as Safe Mode.

Click "Start" in the Windows taskbar.
Click "Shut Down."
Click "Restart."
Normal Restart for Windows Vista/7
Click the "Start" orb in the Windows taskbar.
Click the arrow next to "Shut Down."
Click "Restart."

Change your Windows password
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/Change-your-Windows-password

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Where do i change my emachine password at?


EMachines is a brand of entry-level, affordable computers now owned by Acer.
The computers come with the Windows operating system.
To keep your computer secure, it is a smart idea to continually reset and change your password. Changing the password will take only a moment.
Log in to your user account.
Press "Ctrl" plus "Alt" plus "Delete" simultaneously.
Click "Change Password" from the list of options.
Enter your old password.
Enter your new password twice to confirm.
Press "Enter" to save the changes.

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eMachines manufacturers a series of netbooks, desktops and laptop computers.
Certain applications and circumstances will require you to reset your computer.
Resetting your eMachine computer is a quick process that can be used to fix problems, complete program installations and access the BIOS or other Windows tools, such as Safe Mode.

Click "Start" in the Windows taskbar.
Click "Shut Down."
Click "Restart."
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Click the "Start" orb in the Windows taskbar.
Click the arrow next to "Shut Down."
Click "Restart."

Change your Windows password
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/Change-your-Windows-password

or
Restart your computer repeatedly tapping the f8 key to enter safe mode while the screen is black once in safe mode where the only things working will be your keyboard and mouse allowing you to attempt to repair your computer
Windows Advanced Options Menu
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How can i unlock e525 emachines pclaptop it asks for administrator password ive never had this problem before and it will not connect to internet


IF YOU HAVE WIN XP THAN RESTART AND PRESS ALT-CTRL-DELETE ALL AT THE SAME TIME ON THE LOG ON SCREEN ANOTHER SCREEN WILL POP UP IN USER TYPE Administrator password leave blank than you should be in go to users and change password in administrator user or chand your name under user to adminsitrator privilages..tekgods.com

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