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Until now I was the only user in my computer and I didn't need to use any password, but I remember that I did store one for the admin when I installed windows XP. My roommate asked me to use my computer and after he messed up one of my files I decided to add another user and to block the access to some of the folders. Everything went great and I created the User, changed the folders setting and the way you login to my computer. When I did restart I have 2 users, but I forgot the admin password and I can't login with my user only the new user I created. I can't change anything because the new user have limited access. I can't believe I did something so stupid, please help I am desperate. i have a dell inspiron and have done something so stupid. i have forgotten the password to my admin account and the only other account is the guest so i have to use that, only thing is it is restricted so cant do anything i want to do!I have lost my vista dvd and dont want to recover that way as i have no backups of all my things and cannot find anything to be able to get into my admin account!!! So if anyone out there can please help me get passed this problem it would greatly be appreciated. my email add is email@example.com thanks. from idiotic
I had the exact same problem...i was told to go on safe mode...and so i did..then i reset the password settings and changed my admin...hope it works 4 u.
Posted on Mar 03, 2008
Hi Don't Panic
On the internet there are utilities that you can use to boot from via floppy disk and change user account password that way. Try some of these http://www.freedownloadmanager.org/downloads/password_reset_software/
Posted on Jan 07, 2008
Go here: http://pubs.logicalexpressions.com/pub0009/LPMArticle.asp?ID=305
It works for xp...I'm hoping it works for Vista for you.
Posted on Jan 07, 2008
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