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Mystery 'Master Password'

Aspire 5050, XP MCE: Attempting to use Acer's own utility for a restore to factory defaults (3yr old machine want to scratch the disk).

The app asks for a master password that no one recalls setting in place and the 'Hint' is blank. Where to start ...?!

Well, the unit was purchased from PCWorld and they provide support. They said the p/w would be the same as the Admin password or a blank return. But no p/w exists on the machine and a blank return is not valid.

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Hello,

Please try 6 zeros...

000000

Posted on Jun 02, 2010

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