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Passwords have me locked out

I reset the passwords on my sony vaio and now i cannot log onto either account. i do not have a reset disk. how do i get onto my computer?

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Your Computer is shipped with the Recovery partition, a hidden partition in the Computer. You can use the Recovery partition to reinstall the preinstalled Operating System, Applications and the Drivers. Please note that performing a System Recovery will delete all the data from the Computer and restores the Computer back to the factory settings. However, you can backup the important data using the Rescue Data feature available in the Recovery Center (Recovery partition). Let me provide the complete details to backup the data and to perform the System Recovery.

  • Please restart the Computer and press the F10 when the VAIO logo appears to access the Recovery Center.
  • Please select Rescue Data option to backup the important data.
  • You can save all the data present in the C Drive by selecting Automatic Rescue Data option and you can backup the individual data or folder be selecting Custom Rescue Date option.
  • You can copy data from the hard disk to an external hard drive, external flash media drive, recordable Blu-ray Disc, DVD or CD.
  • Once the Rescue Data option is done, please select Restore C Drive option in the Recovery Center to restore the Computer back to the factory settings.
  • This should resolve the issue.
  • You can view the steps mentioned in link below
http://www.kb.sony.com/selfservice/documentLink.do?externalId=C473668

Please let me know if this does not work.

Good Luck!!!

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