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Lost admin password for PC. I don't have a Dell Op Sys. disk but have access to Gateway XP Op. Sys disk. Will that work if I re install windows XP on the Dell ? thank-you

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  • philipnflori Dec 14, 2009

    Solution one is one of the best I found on the web , TY but .... no luck ! the disc I have is recognized on other PC's but not this on, I can even find the disc drive under My Computer,it's show new hardware found but as Floppy drive on start-up. Unable to install it because of NOT having admin rights tho ! What a mess!!!

    I'll be trying solution 2 shortly , I'll keep you all posted and TY for offering your time and info.

    Solution 3 will be a Dell Tech for 90 dollars which I'm trying to avoid!! My own stupid fault for letting it happen tho, what can ya do ? TY

  • philipnflori Dec 16, 2009

    Solution #2 Did the trick, TYVM ..... I'm amazed how ez things went , brought the PC back to new.
    I did loose all files but kept what was needed.

    I don't need to try the other suggestions but I thank you all for the help, greatly appreciated !

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HAVE YOU TRIED PC RESTOE...ALL DELL COMPUTERS WHICH WERE SHIPPED AFTER 2004 HAS THIS FEATURE,ALL YOU NEED TO DO IS RESTART THE COMPURTER AND ON DELL LOGO PRESS AND HOLD DOWN CTRL KEY AND TAP F11 KEY MANY TIMES....U WILL GET THE OPTION FOR PC RESTORE..THEN RESTORE THE COMPUTER TO THE FACTORY SETTINGS..ur computer will became brand new as you bought it on day 1 ,all info would be lost....but it will only take 10mins hardly...try this njoy

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Windows Password Buster is reliable Windows password recovery software which allows you to recover lost Windows administrator password and user password on all popular Windows OS like Win 7/Vista/XP/Server 2008/2003. By burning a bootable CD/DVD or USB flash drive with it, you can easily recover your Windows password. Following are the steps to recover Windows 7 password.

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You can remove your password with windows password recovery tool. I know a tool named "windows login recovery" that can recover windows administrator password without losing any data and you needn't reinstall windows OS. Download it from http://www.windowsloginrecovery.com and burn the program to a blank CD or a usb flash drive, insert the CD into the problem computer and reset your password to “Blank”.

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You can use the windows password recovery tool "Any Windows Password Recovery 3.0 " to help reset windows password to blank,it need not to reformat and reinstall windows OS,then with no data losing.Its easily.

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Hi,

Please go through the below steps for changing the password of administrator if forget------


The next technique makes use of a loophole in the Windows XP repair process you’ll need a bootable XP CD
Place your Windows XP CD in your CD-ROM and start your computer (You need your XP CD is bootable as it should be - and that you have your bios set to boot from CD)
Keep your eye on the screen messages for booting to your cd Typically, it will be Press any key to boot from cd
Once you get in, the first screen will indicate that Setup is inspecting your system and loading files.
When you get to the Welcome to Setup screen, press ENTER to Setup Windows now
The Licensing Agreement comes next - Press F8 to accept it.
The next screen is the Setup screen which gives you the option to do a Repair.
It should read something like If one of the following Windows XP installations is damaged, Setup can try to repair it
Use the up and down arrow keys to select your XP installation (if you only have one, it should already be selected) and press R to begin the Repair process.
Let the Repair run. Setup will now check your disks and then start copying files which can take several minutes.
Shortly after the Copying Files stage, you will be required to reboot. (this will happen automatically you will see a progress bar stating Your computer will reboot in 15 seconds
During the reboot, do not make the mistake of pressing any key to boot from the CD again! Setup will resume automatically with the standard billboard screens and you will notice Installing Windows is highlighted.
Keep your eye on the lower left hand side of the screen and when you see the Installing Devices progress bar, press SHIFT + F10. This is the security hole! A command console will now open up giving you the potential for wide access to your system.
At the prompt, type NUSRMGR.CPL and press Enter. Voila! You have just gained graphical access to your User Accounts in the Control Panel.
Now simply pick the account you need to change and remove or change your password as you prefer. If you want to log on without having to enter your new password, you can type control userpasswords2 at the prompt and choose to log on without being asked for password. After you ve made your changes close the windows, exit the command box and continue on with the Repair (have your Product key handy).
Once the Repair is done, you will be able to log on with your new password (or without a password if you chose not to use one or if you chose not to be asked for a password). Your programs and personalized settings should remain intact.
I tested the above on Windows XP Pro with and without SP1 and also used this method in a real situation where someone could not remember their password and it worked like a charm to fix the problem.
And in case you are wondering, NO, you cannot cancel install after making the changes and expect to logon with your new password. Cancelling will just result in Setup resuming at bootup and your changes will be lost.

Regard,
Abhay Singh

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Look on Ebay for a password reset disk. Many vendors on Ebay sell a bootable "linux" disk that you boot from and then you can edit your password file on Windows. I have versions for XP/ Vista.Windows 7.

Be sure to get one that works for your version of windows. You must set the BIOS to boot from the CD drive first for this to work. About $5 to $10 for the reset disk.
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How to Reset Gateway Password?


How to reset Gateway laptop password? I forgot my PC password Gateway Windows 7, I want to unlock laptop password urgently! Can you help me recover my lost power on password for Gateway? Now, we together share some ways to remove Gateway admin password.

Optional 1: DIY a CD/DVD/USB password reset disk instantly to recover lost Gateway password
The method is the most effective solution to get out of Windows password problem. It just needs burn an .iso image file to one of these media. Now, take one of most popular Windows Password Recovery tool as example:
A. Download Windows Password Recovery and burn its .iso file into a blank CD/DVD or USB Flash Drive on an accessible PC;
B. Boot the burned CD/DVD or USB Flash Drive from the PC lost password;
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Whatever for Gateway Windows 7, Vista, XP, Server 2000, Server 2008, etc. the above Ainorsoft Windows Password Recovery has its different versions to suit for these OS.

Optional 2: Gateway password recovery disk helps remove lost laptop password
It is the most convenient way to retrieve Gateway PC password and while, is maybe suitable for little part of computer users. The Gateway recovery disks should be created once our Windows account is created. Also, one account password responds to one password reset disk. Take Gateway Windows 7 as example:
A. Insert a CD/DVD/USB Flash Drive into the driver.
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C. On the left pane, select "Create a password reset disk" - "Forgotten Password Wizard".
D. Click "Next" and follow the Wizard to create password reset disk.
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Accounts with administrative rights or the default and built-in account can help us to remove Gateway password. Take Gateway Windows XP as example, there is a default Administrator account. We can use it to unlock locked account if this built-in account is still blank or accessible.
A. Press Ctrl+Alt+Del twice when PC starts and then input "Administrator" in the username field and leave the password filed blank at the classic login screen. Press Enter and login PC.
B. Start -> Control Panel -> Administrative Tools -> Computer Management -> Local Users and Groups -> folder Users
C. Right click the account user name which password was lost, and then click Set Password -> Reset password -> keep New Password and Confirm Password blank.
D. Right-click locked account and select Reset password.
E. After finished, restart PC and login.

Optional 4: Ophcrack Windows Password Recovery software
Ophcrack is a free Windows password recovery tool which only works for passwords with less than 14 individual characteristics.
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B. Insert the CD into the locked computer and restart it.
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D. After select the drive that the CD is in at start menu, do as the following instructions.

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