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Forgot admin password-need to re-install parental controls

HP computer, using Windows Vista. Parental controls were modified by the child who they were put in place to limit time. We cannot remember the password or he may have modified it. THANK YOU!

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  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    Cant get to parental control and my child forgot password.

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If you are still able to use command prompt, try the following:

a) Start, Run, type "cmd", Enter
b) type "net user user_name new_password

- user_name : will represent your admin user account name

- new_password : will represent your new password for the account

c) press enter
d) Restart the computer and login using new password

Posted on Mar 12, 2009

  • bowtie3500 Mar 13, 2009

    i'm sorry i thought you meant windows admin account

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