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Changing a password

My brother had an emachine and i just recently got it. He had a password on it, but i dont know what it was. and he isnt around to ask? how do i get the password? or change it?

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  • asams16 Jun 26, 2009

    i dont have the recovery disk

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When you power up the computer press F8 key then enter in safe mode.
Then enter in admin account then change or reset password of your user account in control panel.
But if your brother set administrator password and you forgot it then you need winxp recovery disk.

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The most simple way is to just to buy a tool like Windows Password Reset 9.0 It will save your plenty of time and it is very effectively. http://www.reset-windows-password.com

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