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How do you reset the username and password on a Skycaddie SG5?

I want to purchase the unit from someone, but they tell me they can't unlock the unit because the forgotten (or don't know) the username and password.  They say when the unit is powered up they can't get past the login screen.  I have email Skycaddie, but no answer yet.

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Attach your skycaddie to you laptop, using the usb cable. Go to skygolf.com and click the "sync" button in the upper right corner. Choose renew membership, then click the second option ("transfer membership"). Set up your account and follow the steps. This will transfer the membership, but you will need to hit sync a second time to update the firmware (if needed). It's pretty easy. If anything goes wrong, click the chat button on the left side of the screen for instant support.

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    Attach your skycaddie to you laptop, using the usb cable. Go to skygolf.com and click the "sync" button in the upper right corner. Choose renew membership, then click the second option ("transfer membership"). Set up your account and follow the steps. This will transfer the membership, but you will need to hit sync a second time to update the firmware (if needed). It's pretty easy. If anything goes wrong, click the chat button on the left side of the screen for instant support.

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What are you trying to login into lol the title just says " How do you reset the username and password on a.."
Im going to guess a computer? boot into safe mode (press f7 on start up) and then log in to the admin user account (no pass) from their u have access to pc from their run CMD by going start then run then type cmd and hit ok once that opens create an admin acount by doing this

net user /add useraccountname mypassword

net localgroup administrators useraccountname /add

net share concfg*C:\/grant:useraccountname,full

net user useraccountname *

ofcourse replace useraccountname with waht ever username you want and the same with password hope this helped

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