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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: HDD PASSWORD problem
I have had this happen to me too, and found no other way to resolve this other than just reformat the hdd and reinstall the OS. If you search further, you might be able to find a simpler fix; but if not, reinstalling your Operating System will definitely fix your issue.
Posted on Sep 05, 2008
SOURCE: Turn on my laptop, screen
Dude it's your lucky day-here's what I did given same problem and it worked. Remove bottom memory stick and locate B500. Short the two points out with screwdriver or something of the like with battery in and top memory stick in. Turn computer on while holding screwdriver in place on the two points and keep holding it there after the password prompt appears, and magically...
Posted on Dec 20, 2011
This is a BIOS or HDD password. I'm assuming you cannot get into "setup"right when you fist boot the system? You will probably have to flash the bios or reformat the hard drive (or both) These are more advanced procedures, I recommend checking craigslist for a local PC technician.
Posted on Jan 04, 2012
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When you boot up to the log in screen type in administrator as user to log in if you cant log in
during the boot up process you will see on the screen for a short amount of time press a certain key to enter set up
Press and hold that key during the boot up process to enter BIOS scroll down to set user password or supervisor password you can change or remove your password from there
Under the keyboard or bottom of laptop - If you are working on a laptop computerthe location of the dipswitch (almost never a jumper) can be under the keyboard or on the bottom of the laptop in a compartment such as the memory compartment.
If it fails, then try to remove the battery for at least one hour.
click start control panel Open User Accounts in Control Panel. On the Users tab, click the name of the user whose password you want to change, and then click Reset Password. In New password and Confirm new password, type the new password, and then click OK. Notes You can change passwords only for local computer accounts, such as guest, administrator, or accounts you create for your computer. You cannot change your network logon password in User Accounts. To change your own password, press CTRL ALT DELETE and then click Change Password
You need to prepare:
1:A blank CD/DVD or USB flash drive
2.A computer which can link to internet
3.A program called Windows Password Recovery 6.0
Get started with this 3 simple steps:
Step 1 - Download windows password recovery utility and install it.
Step 2 -Burn your Windows Password Reset CD:
To burn your CD, you'll need a blank CD-R and the .ISO file of Windows Password Reset.
Step 3 - Put in your newly created CD and remove your Windows password.
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