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I cannot log onto the computer because i got the computer off a friend and i cant change the user name because i dont no the password

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  • Peter Burns May 11, 2010

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If it is windows XP or above then cannot help best thing to do is reinstall software.

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  • Login as other user (if other user is available) and manage users. Must be an administrator.
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click start control panel Open User Accounts in Control Panel. On the Users tab, click the name of the user whose password you want to change, and then click Reset Password. In New password and Confirm new password, type the new password, and then click OK. Notes You can change passwords only for local computer accounts, such as guest, administrator, or accounts you create for your computer. You cannot change your network logon password in User Accounts. To change your own password, press CTRL ALT DELETE and then click Change Password
When you boot up to the log in screen type in administrator as user to log in if you cant log in during the boot up process you will see on the screen for a short amount of time press a certain key to enter set up Press and hold that key during the boot up process to enter BIOS scroll down to set user password or supervisor password you can change or remove your password from there also click start control panel user accounts on the users tab,click the name of the computer administrator you can change the password there

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Hi, my dads ex girlfreind changed the username on my computer, i still know the password but i can only log in under a user account. to make matters worse someone broke into my shop and tried to open the...

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Don't worry my friend...I'm also quite forgetful...Try boot the computer in safe mode by pressing F8(tap repeatedly during start off immediately when its turned on)...and log onto the administrators account...From there go to control panel and select the user accounts option and change your password form there...Also create a reset disk to avoid problems later on when you next forget the password(which i trust you won't :) )

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you can log on as an administrator (if it is available) with pressing two times of CTRL + ALT + DEL key. some times the default administrator name have no passwords. so, you can try to enter without a password. then you will create another user name as your own.

If you cant logon with the administrator, just u can go for password reset or recovery disk to break that.

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thank you.

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