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Cannot Remember Password

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I have a desktop which I haven't used in over a year. I cannot remember the password. Is ther a way around this?

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    Frank May 11, 2010

    what operating system do you have on this machine?

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Remove the cmos battery from the motherboard for about 5 seconds, replace & reboot. Hope this helps & please remember to rate my answer. Thanks.

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