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System restore ok this is my problem my laptop is kind of old and i used it when i went to kent boarding school and i need to acess my administrator account but i forgot the passord, so i was going to do system restore to see if it can delete everything, including the passswords and the users, to try and just start all over but when i go to my control panel i dont see anything that leads me into system restore. I also tried to download limewire and it told me i dont have the proper privligies and i think it is because i am not under administartive account. So i was wondering if you can guide me through that ASAP!!!!!!!!!! Thank You!

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  • tweetie4life Jul 26, 2008

    im using Microsoft Windows XP

  • tweetie4life Jul 26, 2008

    im using Microsoft Windows XP

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    Ian Culp May 11, 2010

    Are you using XP or Vista?

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Hi, if its windows xp, when you switch on the pc keep press f8 when menu appears go into safe mode, once in safe mode, select administrator if it lets you in there goto control panel, user accounts and remove password on other accounts,
if it comes up password for administrator its locked, a system restore wont remove the password.
but there is software for like £5 in ebay that removes it by booting from the cd..

Hope it helps

John

Posted on Jul 26, 2008

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