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A friend borrowed my latop for some time and set up an administrator password and after i got my latop back whatever i want to do , i've been asked to enter an administrator password which i can't provide

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There are many products out there that will allow you to reset Windows passwords. Try ERD Commander, MiniPE or the Ultimate Boot CD. All are CDs you can boot off of to reset that password. If you have Windows XP Home you can log into safe mode as "Administrator" with a blank password and reset any passwords from there. Without knowing your operating system I can't be any more specific.

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