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Administrator password hi, i forgot my administrator password an im not able to log in or add another user name....how can i restore my computer?

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Boot the computer in safe mode select admin as user name go to user acc and reset ur pwd

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I forgot my password.


1. reboot your computer to safe mode.
2. log in using administrator account
3.press window button +R type cmd press enter.
4.type net user (your user name) * (ex: net user alex *)
5. change your password and exit.
6. restart your computer and enter to your account using your new password.

May 11, 2011 | Operating Systems

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Windows XP-based computer if you forget your password or if your password...


<span>To log on to a computer as the administrator to reset a password, try the following steps. <ol> <li>Log on as an administrator. <ol> <li>Restart the computer.</li> <li>Press CTRL+ALT+DELETE two times, and then type the name of the administrator user account.<br /><br /><b>Note</b> If you do not know any other administrator user account, try to type <span>Adminstrator</span> in the User name</b> box.</li> <li>In the Password</b> box, type the administrator password, and then click OK</b>. <br /><br /><b>Note</b> If you do not know the administrator password, leave it blank, and then click OK</b>.</li></ol></li> <li>Reset the password. <ol> <li>Click Start</b>, and then click Run</b>.</li> <li>Type <span>control userpasswords2</span>, and then click OK</b>.</li> <li>On the Users</b> tab, click the name of the user account that you want to reset the password for, and then click Reset Password</b>.</li> <li>Type a new password in the New password</b> box, and then type the password again in the Confirm new password</b> box, and then click OK</b>.</li> <li>Restart the computer, and then try to log on to Windows XP again.</li></ol></li></ol></span>

on Nov 23, 2010 | Operating Systems

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Forgot my password top log in


you cannot login to the computer. to recover data use a linux live cd and copy data into an external hard disk.

Feb 28, 2011 | Operating Systems

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I FORGOT MY PASSWORD ALREADY? WHAT CAN I DO?


When you boot up to the log in screen type in administrator to log in once you have your computer running again you have to take control (administrator)control panel user accounts on the users tab,click the name of the computer administrator you can change the password there or if your computer has a system restore you can restore it to an earlier date which will have your personal settings

also you might try

when you boot up to the log in screen type in administrator 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

also

control panel user accounts

on the users tab,click the name of the computer administrator you can change the password there

hope this helps

Jan 05, 2011 | Operating Systems

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Forgot Vista Administrator password !


There is a way to reset the password and it doesn’t involve reformation and reinstalling Windows. The solution is called Windows Password Recovery 6.0. It can reset almost all Windows passwords in seconds. If you want to know how to use it please visit it on http://www.recoverlostpassword.com/products/windowspasswordrecoery.html

Jan 15, 2010 | Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium with...

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Dont know my administrator user name or password tolog on to wind


Okay,
I need you to restart your computer and when BIOS is running hit F8 an enter safe mode. The administrator does not have a password for safe mode and them reset your password.

Ryan Frame
Creative Energy Associates Technical Center

May 03, 2009 | Operating Systems

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A adminstrstive password was put on my laptop and we forgot what it was anf we cant get pass the screen any help would be apprecated


To log on to a computer as the administrator to reset a password, when that computer is in a workgroup of more than one member, follow these steps:
  1. Log on as an administrator.
    1. Restart the computer, and then press the F8 key during startup until the Windows Advanced Options menu appears.
    2. On the Windows Advanced Options menu, use the arrow keys to select Safe Mode, and then press ENTER.
    3. Select Microsoft Windows XP edition, and then press ENTER.

      Note In this step, edition represents the correct Windows edition.
    4. On the To begin, click your user name screen, click Administrator, and then type the administrator password.
    5. Press ENTER, and then click Yes.
  2. Reset the password.
    1. Click Start and then click Run.
    2. Type control userpasswords2, and then click OK.
    3. Click the name of the user account that you want to reset the password for.
    4. Click Change the Password, and then type a new password.

      Note If you do not want to use a password, click Remove password, and then continue to step "e."
    5. Click Change Password.
    6. Restart the computer, and then try to log on to Windows XP again

Nov 29, 2008 | Operating Systems

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I forgot my Administrator Password


since ur using windows vista, download this tool and burn it to a cd and then boot with the cd, then follow the steps to complete changing or resetting ur password.NTPassword check it out. u can use it on windows xp as well

Nov 15, 2008 | Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium with...

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It is a simple matter to add an administrator account to your computer provided you are already logged in as an administrator. If you are logged in as an account created as "limited",as many guest accounts are, you do not have the authority to create an administrator account.Provided you are already an administrator and only want to add a new account follow these steps. From the start button, go to control panel, then user accounts. Click on add account, create a name, click on administrator and just follow the prompts.

Nov 07, 2008 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional With...

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I FORGOT MY ADMINISTRATOR PASSWORD


1. Log on with the account you have now.
2. Go to Start -> Run and type: cmd
3. When the CMD prompt opens, type the following:

net user Administrator <any password>

4. Press enter. A message should appear. Something like task completed or operation succesfull.

5. Close the screen, log off user.

6. Try logging in as Administrator again.

Where <any password> should be replaced with the password of your choice and types without the brackets. Also mind the spaces between the words. CMD assumes the word after the user accounts name is the password, but only when the user accounts name and the password are seperated by a space.

I hope this will answer your question, please don't forget to rate this solution.

Greetings,

DarkNeogen.,

Jan 25, 2008 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional With...

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