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I have an old Sony Vaio. My daughter and I haven't used it in a LONG time. We are locked out. Do not remember ANY of our passwords or the Administrator password. Can someone tell me how we can bypass this and reset? Thanks!

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While booting up Hold F8 and select safe mode
Login the administrator account which has no password and go to the control panel and edit your user accounts password then reboot laptop and login as normal..

Posted on Jul 19, 2010

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  • geekgurl35 Jul 19, 2010

    Unfortunately I did that and the Administrator has one too! :(

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    Simon Swales Jul 19, 2010

    Ok well the only way to avoid that is to insert a windows Disk and reinstall windows back to default
    You can also do this while keeping the personal data on the computer, Also a full reinstall will also increase the speed as after time so many applications are installed the laptop slows down more and more resetting it all will allow you to use it like it was brand new...

  • geekgurl35 Jul 19, 2010

    Thanks, I was trying to avoid this so I wouldn't lose pictures, etc. Guess that's what I'm going to have to do. :(

  • Simon Swales
    Simon Swales Jul 19, 2010

    You can clean format then Run an Recovery tool look on google for one there are many free ones allowing you to fully recover any photos or anything lost even after format meaning you can start fresh but get your old files back :P

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    Simon Swales Jul 19, 2010

    http://www.easeus.com/landing/datarecove...



    Allows upto 1gb Of recovery before needing to be upgraded more than enough for a large photo collection.

  • geekgurl35 Jul 20, 2010

    Thanks for the info, I ended up downloading a free password recovery program and it did the trick! :D

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