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Password locked I have my PC set up with user login and I know what the password is. I recently moved and after hooking up my PC I went to login and it tells me my password is wrong and I've not been able to correct this problem. Any ideas? Austin

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Log in using safe mode
then log in as administrator
go to control panel, users, and remove your password
log back into windows and set a pass word back up

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d. Start - Control Panel - User Accounts.
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