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I have a HP DV7 running Windows 7, I cannot log in to windows as it says my password is incorrect, which it isnt. It even shows the hint question! I dont have a reset disk, how do I log in to windows? Or how do I reset the password? Thanks, Joanne

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  • Joanne Baxter Jan 01, 2011

    I'll give it a go and see what happens, I really need step by step instructions - hopefully this link you provided will tell me exactly what to do.



    Thanks - I'll reply again shortly to let you know if it worked.



    Rgds, Joanne

  • Joanne Baxter Jan 01, 2011

    Hi Again,

    I've had a look and it seems to be a solution although incredibly technical which I'm not, I'm not confident on the jargon outlined in the steps - I think I will need to get someone to do this for me who understands responses the computer will give that I wont understand, so the right commands are given. I was hoping it would be easier than this, but I'm not a tech head.

    Thanks for the link, I'll just need to get some help to do it.

    Joanne

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Hello.

There is a hidden Administrator account that is created when your operating system is installed. Access that account and then reset your password.

1. Boot your computer and press F8 repeatedly
2. Access Safe Mode
3. Key in "Administrator" in Username, with no password.
4. Go to Control Panel, then User Accounts
5. Select the account you want to reset the password
6. Change the password

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The registry entry that holds the login detail is corrupted and it cannot be recovered . You will have to reset it using this
http://pogostick.net/~pnh/ntpasswd/

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  • Azrael SRL Jan 01, 2011

    Click on the Bootdisk tab under the title - in there you will have step by step instructions on how to download, set it up and use it.

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