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Cant load windows as i have forgotton my password

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  • dkcant Feb 26, 2009

    no i just bought it off ebay and didnt know it had a password

  • dkcant Feb 26, 2009

    would putting in windows xp disc help

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Why do you want someone's account anyway?

1) contact the seller to get the password. It's common that people forget to include the password to computers on eBay, just ask them. If they don't give you the password, then start up in Safe mode (F8 during boot up) and try to log into the Administer account. If that doesn't have a password on it, you can then go in and change other accounts' passwords and such.

2) As you just got someone elses computer, why not just put in an XP disk and reinstall? If you don't have a disk, the computer might have an installation/recovery partition on it that will let you reinstall Windows without a disk.

There are other ways out there. Try googling "bypass Windows password" and you will get a lot.

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Did you create the password reset disk?

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