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Password issue unable to logon to Windows 7

Bought a Toshiba L555 yesterday out of craigslist. I had the seller gp through the system with me. It was awesome. So then I brought it home and I can't get past the password login screen. I haven't been able to do anything on this awesome computer. I've looked at and downloaded some password reset/recovery software onto a USB but either Im not setting bios correctly or the USB is not being read. Is there a way to do a safe-mode to adjust/erase the old password?
I've been trying to reach the seller but unsuccessful. Thank you.

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You should be able to get into the different boot options by pressing F8 as the computer starts up.
If so, select "Safe Mode" and Windows 7 will boot up into safe mode. There should be an "Administrator" account aside from the "Owner" account, and the Administrator should have no password...
From there, go to Start, Control Panel, click on User Accounts, and click it again in the next screen. Your account information should be on the screen now; from here click on "Manage User Accounts." A second window should pop up with the available user accounts on the computer. Click on the one you're trying to log in with, and at the bottom of the window, click "reset password".
Enter a password that you normally use (you can always remove it later). Click OK. Now you should be able to log in to that account with the password you just put in. Restart and try it out.
Let me know how it goes :)

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  1. Log on to Windows by using an administrator account that has a password that you remember. You may need to start WinXP in safe mode.
  2. Click Start, and then click Run.
  3. In the Open box, type “control userpasswords2′, and then click OK.
  4. Click the user account that you forgot the password for, and then click Reset Password.
  5. Type a new password in both the New password and the Confirm new password boxes, and then click OK.

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