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Toshiba L455-S5000 HAD TO DO A SYSTEM RESTORE,AND AFTER RESTORE WINDOWS 7 WILL NOT RECOGNISE MY OWNER PASSWORD

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Windows 7 is one of the more secure versions of windows.

If you did whats known as a "factory" restore then the password will also have been reset to the default.

If you did just a staged restore back to a date when you were one of the users then the password should still be the same.

Windows 7 does offer you the option of making a password reset disc and if you did not do that then you would need to try log in with the admin account.

The default on most (but not all) is username = Administrator and the password is either empty or = admin or administrator

If that fails you could try by downloading UBCD or a copy of HIRENS boot CD
UBCD is here

http://www.ultimatebootcd.com/

This has password reset tools etc

Burn it on a clean computer and then boot from the CD itself to get access o the reset programs.

Hope you get it sorted

Bob.

Posted on Jul 20, 2010

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