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When i turn on my laptop, the windows screen is shown where you click your username and enter a password. i am unable to get any further from here as when i use the touch pad to move the cursor nothing happens. all i can do is turn my computer on and off with the power button. help!

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  • alexmcc Jul 14, 2008

    i think i have the startup discs somehwere. if i do this will i lose everything saved on laptop?
    i have windows xp media edition


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Ok do you have the startup disks? if you do run one if not then you wil have to find someone with a reboot disk for your computer what OS do you use?

Posted on Jul 14, 2008

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    victoria bennett Jul 14, 2008

    no you can just hit the restore part do not hit the reformat hd one it will ask you ok

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Which operating system ?
Restart your computer repeatedly tapping the f8 key to enter safe mode while the screen is black once in safe mode where the only things working will be your keyboard and mouse allowing you to attempt to repair your computer
Windows Advanced Options Menu

Please select an option:
Safe Mode
Safe Mode with Networking
Safe Mode with Command Prompt
Enable Boot Logging
Enable VGA mode

Last Known Good Configuration (your most recent settings that worked)
Directory Services Restore Mode (Windows domain controllers only)
Debugging Mode
Start Windows Normally
Reboot
Return to OS Choices Menu

Use the up and down arrow keys to move the highlight to your choice
select safe mode with command prompt

Click start run type cmd press Enter
black screen should open DOS mode
this will vary depending on your operating system

type in net user username
For eg. If you want to change administrator password , type net user Administrator

It will prompt you to enter the new password.
Enter the new password and the password is changed

or

Click "Start," then select "Run." In the text box displayed, enter "control userpasswords2" and press "Enter." This opens a configuration window.

Click the user for whom you want to disable the password login.
After selecting the user, remove the check mark labeled "Users must enter a username and password to use this computer."

Click "Apply."

A dialog box will prompt you for the password.
Enter the user's password to authorize the changes and press "OK."

Reboot your Windows XP computer.
When it shows the list of user profiles, click the user whose password was disabled.

You should be able to log in without a password.

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Restart your computer repeatedly tapping the f8 key to enter safe mode while the screen is black once in safe mode where the only things working will be your keyboard and mouse allowing you to attempt to repair your computer
Windows Advanced Options Menu

Please select an option:
Safe Mode
Safe Mode with Networking
Safe Mode with Command Prompt
Enable Boot Logging
Enable VGA mode

Last Known Good Configuration (your most recent settings that worked)
Directory Services Restore Mode (Windows domain controllers only)
Debugging Mode
Start Windows Normally
Reboot
Return to OS Choices Menu

Use the up and down arrow keys to move the highlight to your choice
select safe mode with command prompt

Click start run type cmd press Enter
black screen should open DOS mode
this will vary depending on your operating system

type in net user username
For eg. If you want to change administrator password , type net user Administrator

It will prompt you to enter the new password.
Enter the new password and the password is changed

or

Click "Start," then select "Run." In the text box displayed, enter "control userpasswords2" and press "Enter." This opens a configuration window.

Click the user for whom you want to disable the password login.
After selecting the user, remove the check mark labeled "Users must enter a username and password to use this computer."

Click "Apply."

A dialog box will prompt you for the password.
Enter the user's password to authorize the changes and press "OK."

Reboot your Windows XP computer.
When it shows the list of user profiles, click the user whose password was disabled.

You should be able to log in without a password.
also

Click the "Start" button.
Double-click "User Accounts."
Select the user account you wish to change.
Select "Change My Password."

If you wish to remove the password, select "Remove My Password."
also

Click start control panel Open User Accounts in Control Panel. On the Users tab, click the name of the user whose password you want to change, and then click Reset Password.

Just click In New password and Confirm new password, type the new password by just clicking, and then click OK.

Notes You can change passwords only for local computer accounts, such as guest, administrator, or accounts you create for your computer.

You cannot change your network logon password in User Accounts.
To change your own password, press CTRL ALT DELETE and then click Change Password

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Hi davidcox870...
Try this solution to your problem
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Start your computer
1. Keep pressing "F8" as the laptop computer starts.
This will start the computer in Safe Mode.
2. When the window "Advanced Boot Options" opens, choose "Safe Mode" with arrow key and confim by pressing the Enter key, then PC enters the Safe Mode.
3. Once you are in the Safe mode Click "Administrator" on the Windows login screen.
Take note that you have set the Administrator password before, you need to input the changed password instead of leaving "Password" field blank.
4. Then click Start > Control Panel > User Accounts > Select the account that is locked and change the password.
5. Restart laptop and login into the account you just created using your new password.
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Hi leon uyeda..

Start your computer
1. Keep pressing "F8" as the laptop computer starts.
2. When the window "Advanced Boot Options" opens, choose "Safe Mode" with arrow key and confim by pressing the Enter key, then PC enters the Safe Mode.
3. Once you are in the Safe mode Click "Administrator" on the Windows login screen.
Take note that you have set the Administrator password before, you need to input the changed password instead of leaving "Password" field blank.
4. Then click Start > Control Panel > User Accounts > Select the account that is locked and change the password.
5. Restart laptop and login into the account you just created using your new password.
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Hello,

Try to press reset or the power button to restart the PC.

when the box appear. Press "CTRL+Alt+Delete" two times successive.

then it Prompted you to type the username and password.

In the;

Username: type "administrator"
Password: leave it blank

and then "enter" or click ok.

If this successfull then you can change the password of bill or any users in this PC.

By changing password:

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But if this solution is not successfull:

Microsoft has no recomendation to solve the issue at all. because that is the protection of the users.

you have to reformat and reinstall the oerating system.

may this help;

melnavz

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pls do not rate me if my solution not solve the issue and you need more further information. but if is invaluable solution rate me fixya.

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