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Cant get into my admin or my account forgot both passwords

When i go F8 to my admin it is asking for a pass word is there anyway around this problem other than taking out the hard drive and erasing everything i have on my computer. i am trying to get my four years of pics off of here and my wedding pics are on here as well.

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Do you have created the password recovery disk ?
If you do, you can sign into safe mode and recover windows password.
If you don’t have the windows password recovery disk. you have to take use of the third part utility, you can download it from http://www.windowsloginrecovery.com and the website will show how to recover windows password.

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Seems you dont have your password? there are some utilities in the net to be able to get your passwrod. but in case you dont want it that way, you can remove your hard disk and place it in an external hdisk case and use it as external. you can then browse your disk and copy your files... all that you need before you erase them.

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Maybe you forgot the pass or some users put pass on your system or account..You can salvage your old user account by logging on as the "Administrator" user. Once you're logged in as the admin, you can reset your old user password. The Administrator user (by default) is similar to a "superuser" and has the highest access level to reset any user password.
If you don't know what your Administrator password is, you can reset that by rebooting into Safe Mode.
The best option here is to reset your account password. You can do this using either 1 of the 2 methods suggested by Microsoft Knowledge Base article #321305. In my opinion, the second method described on this page is most likely the easiest route: Reboot Windows in Safe Mode. Click Start, and then click Run. In the Open box, type the following command, and then click OK: control userpasswords2 Click the user account that you forgot the password for, and then click Reset Password. Type a new password in both the New password and the Confirm new password boxes, and then click OK.
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Side note: To access Safe Mode, Click Start -> Shutdown (or Turn Off), and choose 'Restart'. Once the computer restarts, press F8 repeatedly on the keyboard until a Boot Menu appear (this *must* be done before the Windows boot screen appears). Finally, choose to boot Windows in Safe Mode and press Enter on the keyboard.


You can reset a lost or "forgot Windows password" with 4 methods below:
1. Another valid administrator account which can normally log on.
2. A password reset disk or a repair disc, which is created in advance ( before you lost password ).
3. Third-party software to create a bootable password reset CD/DVD or USB, like "Windows Password Breaker".
4. Re-install. Will lose data.
goodluck and hope this helps.pls rate ..thanks

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e-mail me at grahamforde1@hotmail.com and i will give you instructions

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Reboot the computer in safe mode by pressig F8 at restart . Select safe mode with networking . select admin account , usually It dont have any password in safe mode.

Then go to control panel----->user accounts , and reset password for your account.....

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some computers have safe mode accounts that run as admin that don't have a password try going into safe mode here are the steps to get into safe mode

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you should see a ***** of text go by don't worry this is normaly now the computer should go to the account's page select the administrator account and the computer should log you in fromhere goto the control panel and accounts page and ethere try to change the password on the old account or make a new admin account hope this helps

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