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My daughter was the only administraor and she removed it and added she was a limited use now there are no administrator and no chages can be used

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When the computer is booting up, hold down F8. Select safe mod, there should be another administrator account.

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My daughter gave me her eMachine desktop computer. She is the administrator, and has forgotten her password. How can I be the administrator?


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It's on the motherboard!

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Enable hidden Administrator account Window 7


Try this, 1. Open a elevated command prompt. Click on All Programs and Accessories, then right click on Command Prompt and click on Run as administrator.
2. To Enable the Hidden Built-In Administrator Account -
A) In the elevated command prompt, type net user administrator /active:yes and press Enter.
3. To Disable the Hidden Built-In Administrator Account -A) In the elevated command prompt, type net user administrator /active:no and press Enter.
4. Close the elevated command prompt.
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on Feb 07, 2010 | PC Desktops

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Bought Used Compaq 5000US at Yard Sale. Have limited User Account. Need Administrator Password. How?


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


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

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hope this helps

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I have forgot my password for my computer and cannot access as the administrator only can access my daughters account which has limited privleges


When you boot up to the log in screen type in administrator to log in if you cant log in

during the boot up process you will see on the screen for a short amount of time press a certain key to enter set up

Press and hold that key during the boot up process to enter BIOS scroll down to set user password or supervisor password you can change or remove your password from there

or

control panel user accounts

on the users tab,click the name of the computer administrator you can change the password there

hope this helps

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I forgot my administrative password. I want to


I.
If you are using Firefox:
1. on your browser go to Tools -> Options -> Privacy -> Show Cookies -> click on the Remove Cookies
If your are using IE:
1. on your browser go to Tools -> Internet Options -> On General Tab click the Delete Cookies

II.
is your account in a administrator account? or limited account?

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I reset my toshiba laptop, (windows vista) and it added a password, i used fix- it utilities 8


if you did not put a password then try just hitting Enter or Return on the password line

Usually your user name will do or "Administrator" (note the capitals letters)

password line will be blank

if all fails then try goin into safe mode by tapping F8 key while booting up computer and selecting Administrator, then once inside the computer you can remove the password from control panel / User account section.



Jul 03, 2008 | Toshiba PC Desktops

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Compfused


You need to be logged onto the computer as administrator.

Go into control panel, then user accounts. Find your account and see if it says limited user or administrator. If is says limited, then there has to be an admin account, you'll have to log into that one.

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Daughter set admin. password and forgot it. How do I reset or clear it?


For Dell laptop password reset, you can use Windows Password Rescuer to help reset password easily.

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You also can use Password Recovery Bundle 2012 to reset it.This Tool can recover password for Windows, Word, Excel, RAR etc.
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