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I got a dell latitude laptop from work. The only problem is that because it is old and was taken off our inventory list I can't seem to get it unlocked. The admins had forgotten the password for this laptop. How do I unlock the laptop?

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Here's how to reset your password:

  1. First reboot Windows XP in safe mode by re-starting the computer and pressing F8 repeatedly as the computer starts up.
  2. Then (in safe mode) click Start and then click Run. In the open box type "control userpasswords2" (without the quotes, of course)
  3. You will now have access to all the user accounts, including the administrators account and will be able to reset the lost password.
  4. Just click the administrators user account (or the target user's account), and then click Reset Password. You will need to add a new password in the New password and the Confirm new password boxes, and confirm by clicking OK.
  5. All done, you have recovered the lost password
Hope you'll have it resolved soon :-)

Posted on Aug 10, 2010

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If its with windows XP you can unlock it by going to safe mode and then logging in to the administrator account and then resetting the password.
Forgot Windows XP Password - User Password
When we install Windows on our machine, it automatically creates a default account with the name ‘Administrator’ and sets it password to blank.

  • To reset the user password that you have forgotten, start the system and when you see the Windows Welcome screen or the login scree, press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys twice.
  • With this the classic login box will appear.
  • Now you will make use of the Administrator account, that the system had created by the machine. Type in Administrator in the Username text box and leave the password field blank. Then press enter.
  • With this you will be able to log into the system. Now is the time to reset the forgotten Windows XP password.
  • Go to the Control Panel and from their go to User Accounts and change the password from the option reset password. If you start the machine in the safe mode, you will use the same steps.
Forgot Windows XP Administrator Password

If you have forgotten the Administrator password, you have a longer procedure to follow. You will need the Windows XP setup CD for the same.
  • Boot the system using the Windows XP setup CD and follow the instructions, like accepting EULA, etc.
  • You will come to an option, where the system will ask you to repair existing Windows installation. Accept it and then press the ‘R’ key to run the repair version.
  • When you press the ‘R’ key, the system will under take the repair Windows.
  • Once the repair is done, the system will restart. When the system restarts, do not press any key, even if the system says ‘Press any key to continue...’. If you press any key, the setup will start from the beginning, but if you do not press any key, the set up will resume, from where it left.
  • Keep an eye on the screen, when you see ‘Installing devices’ on the progressbar, press Shift + F10 keys on the keyboard.
  • With this the Command Prompt window will appear.
  • Type nusrmgr.cpl on the command prompt and press the Enter key.
  • With the ‘User Accounts’ window will appear, now you have the option of either removing or resetting the password.

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If you have a Windows password reset disk, you can easily reset your Windows password with it. If not, you can follow the steps to create one. You just need an available computer linked to the Internet.

Step 1: Download and install Windows Password Breaker with the available computer.
Step 2: Run the program and burn a Windows password reset disk. It could be burned onto a CD/DVD OR USB flash drive.
Step 3: Turn to your locked computer, insert the newly created CD or USB to your drive. Reboot the Computer and reset the Windows password.

It is easy and safe.

Posted on Nov 12, 2010

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SOURCE: how can i unlock dell latitude d420 bios password

Clearing the CMOS will reset the password...
Take the button cell battery out for a few minutes, put it back in, and all settings, including the password, should go back to defaults.
Unfortunately it looks like your BIOS battery is under the keyboard...
Dell has got what looks like decent directions here, for getting at it:
http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/latd420/en/SM_EN/coinbatt.htm#wp1123951

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SOURCE: Forgot Admin Password for Dell Latitude D620

when i got my Dell Windows 7 admin password, I follow video tutorial to reset password easily:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IDIyKd8dNrQ

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