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Laptop ownership I bought a Tosh laptop, set my self up as main user, then let my son also set up a user account. My job provided me w/a laptop, so how do I change my main user account, delete his user account, & let him use the tosh? I plan to take advantage of BB sales for a portable Harddrive to xfer my files [music-fotos] & then totally delete them, & also my son's files, also x-fer. thanks it has 1G ram, 160G HD

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All this can be done from your logged in admin panel, through control panel, users icon..

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Toshiba C50 bios password forgotten


Sorry but you cannot do anything about that yourself. Take or send the laptop to a Toshiba Certified service center to have the password unregistered. If laptop is no longer under warranty you may have to paid for the service, and possibly show proof of ownership.

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Password reset


krishnakanth,
For Bios password resets you will need to contact Dell for system verification and ownership. Once they verify your information they will provide a reset for you.
If you have forgotten your windows password you will need to look online for password recovery software or reinstall Windows. Or use a Windows reset disk.

  • A password reset disk can only be created for local user accounts. If your computer is on a domain, a network administrator can reset your domain logon password.

To complete these steps, you'll need removable media such as a USB flash drive or floppy disk.

  1. Open User Accounts by clicking the Start button , clicking Control Panel, clicking User Accounts and Family Safety, and then clicking User Accounts.
  2. In the left pane, click Create a password reset disk, and then follow the instructions. Make sure you store the password reset disk in a safe place
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How do i change my password when im on as a guest


Which operating system are you on ?

Windows allows you to create a guest account that is limited in terms of its ability to change settings and download content and software. At times, you may want to reset this account's password, which is easily accomplished.

Log into the system as the administrator. Click the "Start" button and then "Control Panel." Choose "Administrative Tools" and choose "Computer Management." Click "Local Users and Groups" in the left column and then "Users." Right-click "Guest" in the main menu and choose "Properties." Enter the old and new passwords. Confirm the password. Click "Next" and "Finish."

Create a secure Guest Account in Windows 7 http://content.techrepublic.com.com/2346-12843_11-459655-4.html

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MY SON CANT REMEMBER WINDOW PASSWORD ON DELL LAPTOP


1. Reboot your machine.
2. Press F8 before the Windows boot screen appears. Do not press F5 as used on the NT/9x ser of Windows. You will be be prompted with a boot options menu.
3.Select the Start Windows in Safe Mode option.
4. Click through several self-explanatory screens until your reach the familiar 'Welcome' screen.
5.Find the icon for the Administrator user
6. The Safe Mode Welcome screen might display some of the other users on your system.
7. Login as the admin.
8. Press Yes at the prompt asking if you would like to continue using Safe Mode.
9. Continue on to the User Settings control panel.
10. Reboot your computer
11. Login as the user for which you set the password

Setting new password
  1. Open the Control Panel.
  2. Click the User Account.
  3. Select the account you want to to set a new password.
  4. Click changing Account and set up password, then fill out the form as listed. Click Create Password.
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I have bought a second hand aspire 9300 and want to remove the previous owners name and put my sons on.it keeps asking for a password . p.s. i bought it genuinely from a house clearance where the owner had...


Hello pikeydad. I you don't have the owner's password I suggest you download something called Hiren's Boot here:http://www.hirensbootcd.net/download/Hirens.BootCD.10.4.zip
burn it on a CD and then boot from it and under Recovery Menu use the "Active Password Changer".
Once you remove the administrator's password (the owner's) logg in to the computer go to start-control panel- user accounts. You have to add you son's account and then log in under your's account. Then go back to start - control panel - user accounts and then click on the owner's account and click delete. You can delete the account only and keep the owner's files or delete the account and files completely.
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If you have forgotten your BIOS or Hard Drive Password for this model, there is a master code that you can obtain from Dell Support. Simply call, Email, or use Online Chat from http://support.dell.com and give them your Service Tag, and they can help you out from there. If it is a Windows profile password you have forgotten, try accessing the Administrator account from Safe Mode (Press F8 at Startup), and remove the password for the user account from Control Panel, User Accounts.

Removing the CMOS battery will not reset the bios password. The bios password on this system (like most modern laptops) is stored on a security chip. You can search for a generic password but Dell only used generic passwords on its older laptops, newer laptops get a unique password in which a program uses the Service Tag and a serial # to generate. Also this laptop has no password jumper.

The best way to remove it would be to contact Dell Tech Support, verify ownership, and they will provide you with a password. If you just purchased the system used, you will need to fill out a transfer of ownership (http://support.dell.com/support/topics/global.aspx/support/change_order/tag_transfer?~ck=ln&c=us&l=en&lnki=1&s=gen), Even if the hardware contract has expired they will still provide the password. The only reason they will not provide the password is if the system has been reported as stolen.

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Hey there, if they do have a guest account, at the log on screen, press ctrl,alt delete 2 times then type in the user name guest with no password. If not, let me know and mayb we can try something else

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My sons forgotten current password


try logging in with the built in admin account

user: admin
password: leave it blank or try password

if that works go to the control panel/users and reset his password there, log off the admin then youll be able to log back into your sons account

let me know, might have to run a tool to remove his password

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