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Retrieve a log on password from an old computer running XP?

Model# 2647-57U Tried my old password.

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I am not sure, if it is possible to recover password, but at least it is possible to reset password on windows xp or 7 using wonderful tool called Trinity Rescue Kit (TRK) which can be found here:

http://trinityhome.org/Home/index.php?content=TRINITY_RESCUE_KIT____CPR_FOR_YOUR_COMPUTER&front_id=12&lang=en&locale=en



There are also instructions, but let me make it bit short:

- download TRK and burn it\'s ISO image to CD/DVD using your favourite burning SW

- boot that computer from burned disc

- choose "1 - Edit user data and passwords"

- follow instructions, type account name to reset password for

- choose for example option 1 to clear password, you will set new password under windows later :)

- then restart computer and enjoy!



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It is illegal to get access to computer like that unless the computer is your own, or you have permission!

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Not easy. I would to boot using Linux and copy your data then reformat.

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you need to log on with your old information or check trouble logging on. You will need the old information to answer the security question then have them send the reset information to another computer to retrieve it

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Instructional steps
  1. Find a different computer that can connect to the internet and is capable of burning CDs.

  2. Choose a Windows password recovery tool. You will find several of them on the market. Some of the best ones are Ophcrack, Offline NT Password & Registry Editor, Cain & Abel and LCP. The last two are free and available for download.
  3. Download the password recovery tool on to the second computer.
  4. Burn the software on a blank disc using your CD-writing tool.
  5. Shut down the original locked computer. Insert the disc you created in Step 4. Now restart the locked computer.
  6. Press any key when you get the prompt "Press any key to boot from the CD." The Windows password recovery software should start running.
  7. Follow the prompts to retrieve the old Windows password. Use this password to log in to Windows as an administrator and access "My Computer." Note down the password in a safe place once you retrieve it for future use.



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I have tried logging in with my email and password and keep being told they are incorrect


Now which email acount do you have >???????

Every time you choose to save a password in an application or on a Web site, the password data is stored in a secure location on your computer.

If you are an administrator, you can access the password data and retrieve a list of passwords that have been used on your computer.

Password data is stored in different ways on PC and MacIntosh computers, but the information is accessible on both types of systems.

Log on to your PC computer with an administrator account.

Open the "Start" menu and click on the "Run" button.

Type "keymgr.dll" into the text box and hit "Enter."
The Key Manager utility program will launch and display a list of passwords used on the computer.

Highlight the password item you want more information about.

Click on the "Properties" button on the right side of the window to view more information about the selected password item.

The pop-up window will display the username, password and server address for the selected item.

Mac Instructions

Log on to your MacIntosh computer with an administrator account.

Open a new "Finder" window by clicking on the icon in the dock.

Go to the "Utilities" folder in the "Applications" section of the Mac hard drive.

Double-click on the "Keychain Access" icon to launch the utility program.
A list of all the passwords used on your computer will be displayed.

Highlight a password item and click on the "i" button at the bottom of the window to view more information about it.

Hope this helps.
Save and Retrieve Passwords in Google Chrome

The Google Chrome Web browser includes a variety of features for your surfing needs. Standard features include tabs, JavaScript, cookies and extension support.

Many sites require a user name and password to obtain access to special features.
This includes forum, social and email sites.

Your unique ID and password lets the site customize your experience on the website.
Google Chrome includes a password management function to save and retrieve your passwords.

Open your Google Chrome browser.
Click on the Wrench icon in the upper right corner of the screen and then click "Options."

Click the "Personal Stuff" tab in the Options window. Make sure that "Offer to save passwords" is checked.

Click the "Manage saved passwords" button to see the saved passwords.
Click the website from which you want to retrieve the password to select it.

Click the "Show Password" button to see the password.
Find a Password Using Regedit

If you have Windows set to log you on automatically, you can find the password for your user account by looking in the registry.

By entering the "regedit" command, you can access the Registry Editor and view the password. Keep in mind, however, that this only works if you have Windows set to log you in automatically.

Click the "Start" button and choose the "Run" option.
Type "regedit" and click "OK."

Navigate to "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon."

Look at the "DefaultPassword" line to view the password.

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How do you bypass windows password. No one even recognizes the password hint. It's running windows XP


Have you tried the built-in "Administrator" account from safe mode?
If not, then boot the pc by holding down the F8 key during startup, and selecting Safe Mode from the Windows boot menu.
In most cases the Administrator account can be accessed without a password, so you log in and from control panel you can change the password for the user you have or reset the password.
If the Administrator account has password then you might need a bootable CD that retrieves or resets user passwords, editing SAM files.

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How to reset your lost windows XP/NT/ 7 password


The World Cup is coming and you attemp to log in to your Windows xp,and realize you can’t remember the password?It is very annoying. What should you do when you lost windows password to login to Windows system?

It is easy to gain access to windows after losing your user account password.Just simply login as the computer administrator, and go to control panel->user accounts. There you will be able to reset the password for any of the systems user accounts.

Things get more tricky if you have lost administrator password, It's a sickening,powerless feeling to be locked out of your own computer though this happens more often,everytime we feel so helpless.What should you do in facing this situation.You have tried everything you could but failed.

In reality,There are a couple of ways you can gain access to your windows Adminitrator account.

Method 1: Windows XP and further versions also provide another method to recover forgotten password by using ""Reset Disk"". If you created a Password Reset Disk in past, you can use that disk to reset windows password.

Method 2: Use a password Reset Disk
To use the password Reset Disk to log on to the computer,you can follow these steps/ If your computer is current or former member of the domain, go to "domain Windows XP Professional" section and follow the steps.

Windows XP Home Edition or Windows XP Professional Restart the computer.In the Windows XP logon screen, click the user name you want to use, and then press Enter.Note: You will receive the following error message:“Did you forget your password? You can click the "?" Button to see your password hint.Or you can use your password reset disk. Please type your password again. Be sure to use the correct uppercase and lowercase letters.”
Click "Use a password reset disk." "Password Reset Wizard" starts. Through the "Password Reset Wizard", you can create your user account a new password.

In the "Password Reset Wizard" dialog box, click "Next."The password reset disk into the CD drive, then click "Next."
In the "Type a new password" box, type a new password, and then "re-type the password to confirm" box, type the password again.In the "Type a new password hint" box, type the password prompt, and then click "Next."Click the "Finish", then try to log on to Windows XP.

If you can reset your password, and now can successfully log on, you have to solve this problem, and completed all operations. If you still can not log in, please try Method 3.

Method 3:
There are a lot of tools and utilities that can be downloaded and used to recover, reset, retrieve or reveal windows password. However, I've tried a couple of these utilities through the years and my favorite is the windows password key 8.0. This utility is used to reset password of any windows versions.
1. Login to a computer that can link to Internet. Download windows Password key and install it on that PC. Note that: there is a .ISO file. Burn the .ISO file to a CD or a USB flash drive.
2. Insert the newly created CD/USB to the locked computer.
3. Reboot the locked computer and press'F2'or'Delete'to enter your BIOS setup and then you will see the instruction
Now you can regain access your Windows operating system and create a new administrator password. The best thing of using this method is that you shouldn't lose any data on your computer. Furthermore, If you can't find a computer which has a CD/DVD writer or the locked computer have no a CD-ROM, You can burn the ISO image file into a USB flash drive and use the USB flash drive to recover your Windows administrator password.

Try these three methods the next time you have lost Windows administrator password, which you do not need to reinstall Windows system for getting back to Windows by removing lost or forgotten password.

on Jun 29, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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Can't use old laptop computer Dell Precision M60; Windows XP password lost-no way to open to gain access to computer. Would like to reset password.


Boot computer Into safe mode. Open command prompt type this.

Net user *
PRESS ENTER
net user (your user name) *
ENTER NEW PASSWORD
ENTER NEW PASSWORD AGAIN
DONE

Apr 28, 2012 | Dell Precision M60 Notebook

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I cant acces my yahoo mail account and cant change password


to change it, you may have to ask a few questions on help desk to retrieve it.or you could cancel the account and set a new one up. you should be able to change your account pasword through customer service then create a new one using the old email address. use a good virus sweeper ie avast or spy hunter to run a check on your system DO NOT use the XP doctor that comes up when you use the internet that itself is a trogen. and i would not recomend any norton programms thy can upset your system big time.

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Windows xp proffesional password


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Ive sent ya pretty much sites that will get ya logged on with a correct password....... Just Read & follow instruction .

Good Luck, Please dont for get to vote/Thank You.



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