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Administrator password cant remember it.

I went to change it where it told me at systems information , but it askes me for the old password anyway. I dont remember it.i have been in and out of the hospital for a while and dont know how to do this. Please help

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  • Idel Apr 07, 2008

    windowsXP windows vista compattabile. sorry forgot that

  • Amber Engman May 11, 2010

    Is this for Windows?

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I know how frustrating losing passwords is. The Administator is the worst. Ive learned to leave the passowrd to start my computer blank. I love my HP - Compaq - Presario. And one of the reasons that is - is the easy to follow support from HP. I just read an e-mail that reminded me that they are there if I need any help. here's the chat support (for HP products) link that was in the e-mail. http://welcome.hp.com/country/us/en/contact/chat_1.html?jumpid=ex_R602_info/hho-ng-1016-chat
P.S. I hope you don't have important stuff you need to get to because I think your only option is to reset your PC. That is the great thing about my notebook. There is a back up drive in the computer. If I have to - I simply click on System Recovery and my computer is back to factory condition. HP is good product. and if you don't have a back up - you can acquire a CD thru their Web sites ( But I believe there is a price).
GL
Jerome

Posted on Apr 08, 2008

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