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When turning on laptop its asking for a password.didn't set 1

My 13yr old daughter got this for xmas and we hadn't yet set the passwords. it wants one before it'll do anything and we don't know it.

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  • Michael Lucas
    Michael Lucas May 11, 2010

    Is this a new machine or one from a friend!

  • Dan rogers
    Dan rogers May 11, 2010

    you are going to have to contact the manufacturer for this password. Once you have the password ask them how to enter bios to disable the password. I would not recommend setting this password to something else because if you forget it you will have to dissasemble the computer to reset the password.

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New computers recommend an administrator password so you can set it up. The password would be one that you want to put in. So just use one that you will remember and it will then ask you to confirm the password that you entered. Remember to write your chosen password down somewhere in case you forget it at a later date. For example if oyu ever have to restore your computer to factory default settings it will ask you for the password that you created here. So enter anything as long as you remember what it is. Lots of people just put the word admin for their password because it is easy to remember. But it is up to you.

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