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Cant access the administrator

Hi Purchased an acer laptop second hand from someone, I tryed to change the admin name and the password and thought i had done it sucessfully. After i logged out i tryed to log back in with my password and user name and it denied me access. I then tryed the Old Passwiord that the previous owner had used and it still would not allow me access.

Can anyone advise me?

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  • dewmano1 May 11, 2010

    set up new account as admin if you can then delete old account but make sure you save data if there is stuff you want. if not you cand do a system recovery and change password that way



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