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My computer starts in safe mood ask for systems password i donot have and will not do anything else

Cannot load any windows programs, i have fios can not access it someone else has some other rights to the way it is running im trying to find away to gain acess back by removing the other person settings.

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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 instructions exactly.

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Wont start i go to safe moode it dont work f11 asking for pass word


Which operating system ????.....
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
Please select an option:
Safe Mode
Safe Mode with Networking
Safe Mode with Command Prompt
Enable Boot Logging
Enable VGA mode
Last Known Good Configuration (your most recent settings that worked)
Directory Services Restore Mode (Windows domain controllers only)
Debugging Mode
Start Windows Normally
Reboot
Return to OS Choices Menu
Use the up and down arrow keys to move the highlight to your choice
select safe mode with command prompt
Click start run type cmd press Enter
black screen should open DOS mode
this will vary depending on your operating system
type in net user username
For eg. If you want to change administrator password , type net user Administrator
It will prompt you to enter the new password.
Enter the new password and the password is changed
http://wiki.ljackson.us/Control_Userpasswords2
if this fails you will need to
Select safe mode with networking to download
you could download all of these or just one save them to a usb drive for later use if one fails to remove the password
Windows Password Recovery Basic
http://majorgeeks.com/CmosPwd_d239.html
A CMOS BIOS password recovery tool
Editors note: This tool should only be used by experienced computer users.

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Dell dimension 3100 wont load to main screen


You may need to roll back system with System Restore. Under Safe Mode (press F8 during boot and choose Safe Mode). Win 7 - Start > Search type System Restore. XP - Is Start > All Programs > Accessories > System Restore. Now choose a date prior to problem. You may have to try a few dates. Uninstall last program(s) that was installed, again in safe mode.
Try disabling startup programs. Go to Start > Run (search in Win 7) and type MSConfig. In Startup tab, uncheck anything that you don't want Windows to load automatically. It will make Windows boot faster and use less resources while running. This just disables them in startup. Programs will still load, but when only you initiate.

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This can happen due to many causes... Because of Virus problem, Hardware Failure etc.
First thing you can do is try to start window in safe mood. to do that you nee to laptop and press F8 button. after this slect open window in Safe mood.
If you are able to start window in safe mood then try to restore your computer to earlier day by going to start-programms-accessories-system tools--system restore.
Now here select the earlier date which is highlited and resote it.

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press F2 or F8 or F10 or F11 while your ur laptop is starting.
it will automatically go to a menu, which will ask u how to start ur laptop in windows or in safe mood. then select safe mood, in safe mood u will become the administrator and u can change the password.
or u can take ur important take using usb.

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PC boots but no video display. worked fine last night. i was reading on my PC Kindle ap. fell asleep and when i woke the screen was asleep. i shut the unit down. didn't think anything of it. Now...


look sir
first thing you try to boot on safe mood (to make sure that the problem is about operating system windows or the problem could be simply that the display card driver has crashed
turn on your computer
press f8 repeatably you will show a list to choose from like
1 - start windows normally
2 -last know good config .....
- safe mood
press the number crossponds to safe mood the enter
wait until the machine boots
it will look odd the windows don`t worry
go to start menu then select accessories ---- system tools -- system restore
choose yesterday cheek point

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As soon as i turn my computer on it asks for a password before even loading completely how do i get it unlocked with out knowing the password


if your using win Xp wile booting keep hitting F8 when the screen comes up for what mode you want to boot into chose safe mood without network support when it finished loading go to user accounts their should show a list like admin and guest click admin and then chose remove password then close all windows and start close turn off computer then restart allow it to restart and it should bypass the password do this steps for all your accounts like guest ect you should be able to go right to windows hope this helps

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Turn on, asks for password, computer works for a min & blank scre


If you keep pressing F8 before Windows starts to load it should display a menu, if you choose "safe mode" it may then load into Windows. If you're using WinXP you can try a system restore - click start, all programs, accessories, system tools, system restore. It should display a calendar. Click on any date in bold and restore to that date. It may solve the problem for you. Did you install a new game or anything just before it went wrong?

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Can't get to my desk top because my kids put on a password and forgot the word. what do I do?


well if you donno the password

well try opening safe mode with internet
to open safe mood ,,
1.restart the computer and while the computer starts keep pressing f8 or DEL so it shows you an option for openinf with safe mood with internet

and if the safe mood opens without a password fallow the instruction given here
http://www.ehow.com/how_2090927_remove-forgotten-password-windows-xp.html

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Can't get to login window


Blue screens are normally critical errors. If you have loaded any new hardware to your computer lately or some software packages you will need to uninstall them.

Try starting windows in safe mode by pressing F8 continuoulsy until you hear a beep. This will start the computer in safe mode and everything will look big on the screen, ignore that for now. While you are in safe mode uninstall anything that you have loaded prior to this error. Be it software or hardware.

If you have not loaded anything recently then try restoring your computer to an earlier time when you know that it was working with now problems.

Once safe mode boots go to Start>all programs>accessories>system tools>system restore and choose a date when you know that the computer was running okay. Once the restore has taken place the computer will reboot. If asked what mode you want to start in choose start windows normally.

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