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Laptop passwords mr cropp, my girlfriend got this laptop for christmas she knows NOTHING about computers.she s trying .the last time she had it on it worked fine she said .when she opens the laptop it promps for password she cant remember her password can you help me help her get back into the computer? thank you ,, Misha

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    what is the administrator password??

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Assuming this is after the computer boots

-Boot into safemode by pressing F8 before the Windows loading thing comes up.
-Login as Administrator
-Go into Control Panel-> Users
-Change the password of her account to <blank>
-Save and reboot


Assuming this is before the computer boots and the BIOS is not password protected
-Go into the bios and remove the startup password.

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dear mewla

you canb tray this

It's a laptop. Unless it is 4 or 5 years old it will not have a jumper on the motherboard.

#2
You can remove the bios battery and let you know what freeze over and it will not do anything. The bios password has been stored in a security chip. Doesn't need a battery.

#3
If the dang thing will not access the floppy until the bios password is entered, nothin you stick in that hole will work.

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Some times you can use the back door passwords and get lucky.

http://www.pwcrack.com/security_chips_ibm.shtml

Otherwise you will have to contact acer and be prepaired to send it in or provide them with proof of purchase.

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