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Can not log on

My Acer is new and I was having trouble getting around. I'm not sure what I did, but I had a choose of what I wanted to do ie shut down, log off, etc. I chose to log off, unfortunately I can not log back on. I never made a password.(I thought I was logging out of current program-AOL) I am running Vista. Is there a way to get into my computer? I tried the new password option, however I am getting a mesage telling me to use a password disk or flashdrive memory something or other. I dont have either. I do not want to buy a password program because I heard they don't work. what are my options?

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  • aharty1204 Jan 29, 2009

    thanks for getting back to me so quickly. I will pass this advise over to my IT guy:) I am definately going to make sure I have a password recovery disk and my boyfriend has made sure to do this for himself just in case he ever comes across this problem. I'll also get back to you with our results.

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If you never entered a password it won't ask you for one when you log in. If you have forgotten the password of your user you can create a livecd from the following iso. Use the newly created disk to boot your machine you might have to set you bios to boot from the cd/dvd drive first or hit F8 to enter boot list menu watch your screen at startup to see what keys get you into the bios F2 and the boot menu. Then boot from the disc and crack your password. You will need another computer with a cd/dvd burner and a burner program. I recommend ImgBurn. Good Luck
PS I recommend making a password recovery disk once you get back in.

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  • Celenous Jan 29, 2009

    Please rate the solution I provided. Thanks. Unfortunately Microsoft has made it difficult to fix this issue with re-installing Vista or cracking your lost password.

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